iPod Audio Playback
Steering Wheel Remote Control
AppRadio 2: The Pioneer AppRadio 2 (SPH-DA100) is an innovative car audio
system with a 7" capacitive touchscreen display that when used along with the
unit's Advanced App Mode, facilitates the use of your connected iPhone 4/4S's or
applications from Pioneer and other providers in the vehicle. In addition to the
basic functions, such as AM/FM radio and Bluetooth hands-free phoning, when an
iPhone 4/4S, iPhone 5/5C/5S (firmware update required), or Android smartphone is connected you'll have full access to your music, photos, videos,
calendars, and select iTunes & Android Market apps.
Note: The AppRadio 2 (SPH-DA100) will require a
from Pioneer before it can connect to the Apple iPhone 5/5C/5S.
Apple iOS & Android Compatible:
The Pioneer AppRadio is designed specifically for the Apple iPhone 4/4S (with
included Apple cable), iPhone 5/5C/5S (using all three cables -
CD-IH202 cable/Apple Lightning-to-USB Cable/Apple Lightning-to-Digital AV Adapter;
sold separately), and select Android
CD-AH200 cable; sold separately). It also offers audio playback functions for other select
iPod/iPhone models. Please view the
AppRadio Compatible Device List for the latest compatible iPhone 4/4S and
Android smartphone information to see if your iPhone 4/4S, iPhone 5/5C/5S, or Android smartphone
is compatible with the Pioneer AppRadio 2 (SPH-DA100).
Note: Not all Android devices are compatible with the
AppRadio 2. You cannot connect other USB devices, digital
audio players, or smartphones. This unit does not contain a CD
player, nor does it have CD-changer port.
AppRadio App for iTunes and Android: The Pioneer AppRadio 2 (SPH-DA100) requires
that you download the latest
Apple iTunes AppRadio app (version 1.5) onto your iPhone 4/4S/5, or the
Android Marketplace AppRadio app (version 1.0) onto your compatible
Start-Up Time: The Pioneer AppRadio 2 has a start-up
time of approximately 3.9 seconds from Off to the "Warning" screen. It
takes approximately 8.3 seconds to reach the "Launch" screen from the Off
position. Once the "Launch" screen is displayed, you must then launch your
iPhone 4/4S, iPhone 5/5C/5S, or Android smartphone's AppRadio app (which takes approximately
another 7.9 seconds). For a total start-up time of 20.1 seconds. If you launch the AppRadio app on your iPhone 4/4S, iPhone 5/5C/5S, or compatible Android smartphone before powering up the AppRadio 2 (SPH-DA100),
it only requires 12.3 seconds to start up.
7" Capacitive Touchscreen Display: The front of the unit features a
clean & simple aesthetic look with only five physical buttons (Home, Volume
up/down, Menu, Back) combined with a high-resolution WVGA
(800 x 480) 7" capacitive touchscreen display. This capacitive touchscreen
requires less pressure, responds faster, and can recognize multiple touch points
simultaneously; all advantages when compared to traditional resistive
touchscreen displays. The AppRadio's 7" capacitive touchscreen offers
touch, swipe, pinch, and zoom gestures. Touchscreen control is used for all functions including
the app interface, iPod control/playback, AM/FM radio, and Bluetooth hands-free
calling features. All of the AppRadio 2's controls have been designed
specifically for in-vehicle operation to promote a safe driving experience.
Parking Brake Interlock: This unit has a parking brake
interlock system that prohibits viewing of video programming and operating
certain controls when the vehicle is in motion. In order to watch video on the
in-dash monitor, the vehicle must be parked with the parking brake engaged.
Favorites: You can register
the desired menu items on the AppRadio 2's "Favorites" menu screen. Registering
your favorite menu items allows you to quickly jump to the registered menu item
by a simple touch on the favorites menu. Up to 12 menu items can be registered
as a "Favorite".
Widescreen Modes: You can choose from the following
widescreen modes when playing back video.
- Full: A 4:3 picture is enlarged in the horizontal
direction only, enabling you to enjoy a 4:3 picture without any omissions.
- Zoom: A 4:3 picture is enlarged in the same proportion
both vertically and horizontally; ideal for a 16:9 screen.
- Normal: A 4:3 picture is displayed as it is.
Video Adjustments: You can store numerous video settings for
the head unit's video source and rear-view camera; including brightness (adjusts
the black intensity), contrast (adjusts contrast) color (adjusts color
saturation), temperature (adjust the color temperature), and Dimmer (adjusts
Backgrounds: You can select from 4 background images (Black, Blue,
Sunrise, Space) for the head unit's LCD touchscreen.
Demonstration Images: If you do not operate the unit for 30 seconds,
demonstration images are displayed. You can turn this function Off.
Multi-Language Text: The Pioneer AppRadio 2 offers English,
French, and Spanish menu text.
Rear View Camera: The AppRadio 2 is equipped with a
composite video Rear View Camera input. The unit features a function that
automatically switches to the rear camera image (Rear View Camera input jack)
when an optional rear camera (130NDBC5,
sold separately) is installed. When the transmission is in reverse, the screen
automatically switches to the rear view camera (the violet/white wire in the
16-pin harness must be connected to the vehicle's reverse lamp circuit for
automatic video switching). Automatic video switching takes approximately 1.5
seconds. Pioneer recommends using a camera with a mirror image (reversed)
Note: Audio from your music source will continue
playing, while the back-up camera is displayed.
2-DIN Chassis: The Pioneer AppRadio 2 has a 2-DIN chassis
(also known as "Double DIN" or size DD), and will fit in many vehicles with a
large dash opening. The unit can be ISO-mounted using factory brackets. There is
also an optional double-DIN sleeve (130ADTV133,
sold separately) available for this unit that will allow you to Euro-mount or
custom mount the Pioneer head unit in your vehicle. As always, please consult Crutchfield's
Outfit My Car to verify fit with your vehicle.
Installation Angle: For optimum playback performance, the
unit should be installed at an angle of less than 60-degrees.
AppRadio App: When connected to an iPhone 4/4S (using the
supplied Apple AV cable), iPhone 5/5C/5S (using the
CD-IH202 cable/Apple Lightning-to-USB Cable/Apple Lightning-to-Digital AV Adapter;
all sold separately), or Android smartphone (using the
CD-AH200 cable; sold separately) with the Pioneer AppRadio application and compatible third-party
apps, the full potential of the AppRadio 2 can be experienced. The AppRadio app
allows you to access your Calendar, Contacts, Maps, Photos and more from your
iPhone 4/4S, iPhone 5/5C/5S, or Android smartphone and display content directly on the AppRadio
2's larger display. Your app content is optimized for use on the AppRadio 2's
capacitive touch screen and all touch, swipe, pinch, and zoom gestures are
recognized as if you were directly interacting with your smartphone. The app
will even recommend and notify you of the latest compatible apps
Note: The AppRadio 2 will require a
firmware update from
Pioneer in order to function with the Apple iPhone 5/5C/5S.
Compatible Devices: The AppRadio 2 is compatible with the Apple iOS
and Android mobile devices (as of 6/19/2012).
- Apple iOS:
- iPhone: 4/4S (iOS 5.1.1+), 5 (iOS 6.1+)
- Android Mobile:
- HTC: Amaze 4G, EVO 3D, Rezound, Sensation XE (Android 2.3.4)
- LG: Optimus 2X P990 (Android 2.3.4)
- Motorola: Atrix 2, Droid 4, Droid Razr, Droid Razr Maxx
- Samsung: Droid Charge, Galazy Nexus, Galaxy Note, Galaxy S
II, Galaxy S II Epic 4G (Android 2.3.6)
- Sony Ericsson: Xperia arc S, Xperia neo V (Android 2.3.4)
Note: The Samsung Galaxy S3 requires an additional
adapter from Samsung (sold separately by manufacturer; not available at
Crutchfield). Not all Android devices are guaranteed to be compatible with
the AppRadio 2. Please view the
AppRadio Compatible Device List for the latest compatible iPhone 4/4S and
Android smartphone information.
Compatible Apps: Pioneer has initially partnered with several app
providers to integrate AppRadio compatibility into a few of today's most popular
apps, formatted specifically for safe use and access in the vehicle. AppRadio
compatible apps include Navigation, Music, Video, Photo, Contacts, and Calendar
apps. The Pioneer AppRadio app and the compatible apps must be downloaded to
your iPhone 4/4S, iPhone 5/5C/5S, or compatible Android smartphone, before you can access these
compatible applications from the Pioneer AppRadio 2. You can initially select the app you want from the AppRadio screen, or you can launch the AppRadio app successfully by pressing
the HOME hard-key while on a 3rd party app. Once you have selected an app, you will continue control of the selected app
via the AppRadio's touchscreen controls, or your iPhone 4/4S, iPhone 5/5C/5S, or Android
touchscreen (based on app protocol). Please visit the
Pioneer AppRadio 2 site for the latest compatible apps.
Note: To access compatible apps you must have an
Apple iPhone 4/4S, iPhone 5/5C/5S, or compatible Android smartphone with the latest version of the AppRadio application
from the Apple's iTunes App Store or Android Market. Your iPhone
4/4S, iPhone 5/5C/5S, or Android smartphone will
need an active Data Plan account with connection to the Internet via 3G,
EDGE, or WiFi.
Future Apps: The Pioneer AppRadio 2 will recommend and notify you of the latest 3rd party
applications that are AppRadio compatible. As the library of AppRadio compatible applications grows,
users will be automatically notified via Pioneer's AppRadio iPhone
application, with a link to the respective app(s) page within the App Store.
Additionally, the AppRadio software itself is updatable offering firmware,
software, and app compatibility changes. Visit
Pioneer AppRadio 2 site for the latest compatible apps & firmware/software
Navigation Apps: The Pioneer AppRadio 2 (SPH-DA100) supports
various navigation apps for the iPhone 4/4S and iPhone 5/5C/5S.
Driver Assistant Apps: The Pioneer AppRadio 2 (SPH-DA100)
supports several driver assistant apps for the iPhone 4/4S and iPhone 5/5C/5S.
- DashCommand (iOS only): Utilizing the built-in GPS
& accelerometer sensors of the iPhone 4 /4S, the
DashCommand app ($49.99) displays advanced vehicle and driving statistics. When connected to
a compatible vehicle's OBD-II data port (optional OBD-II interface sold
Palmer Performance Engineering),
advanced data monitoring, logging and analysis are enabled. Users can create
and display up to 27 virtual dashboards with many styles including digital
gauges, analog gauges, indicator lights, and more, which can all be accessed
on the AppRadio screen. Compatible with more than 13 OBD-II compliant
interfaces, the app can also be used as a scan tool to read vehicle trouble
- Best Parking (iOS only): BestParking is a parking search engine app
for the iPhone that steers drivers towards the cheapest and most convenient
parking garages and lots in 43 cities & 79 airports. Search results are
displayed directly on a map with a cost to easily compare prices. Includes
numerous parking facility attributes (Hours of Operation, Phone #,
Indoor/Outdoor, Cash/Credit, Self Park/Valet, etc.). BestParking is the only
parking application that conducts continuous manual updates of parking rates and
locations to ensure the highest level of accuracy.
- Extra Mile (iOS only):
Extra Mile is an all-in-one iOS app for convenient voice
navigation that gives audio feedback to improve your driving performance and
conserve fuel. Simply start the app when you start your car. It will
automatically record distance traveled, fuel expenses, trip duration and
driving pattern. When you reach your destination, just press the end button.
View the trip details in a log or view every day's total on a calendar. If
you forget to start your app, you can always add the trip details manually.
Extra Mile features an easy-to-use mileage tracker, gas expense logger,
driving habit analyzer, mileage diary for your business or personal
expenses, and free voice-guided navigation.
Music Apps: The Pioneer AppRadio 2 (SPH-DA100) supports lots
of music apps for your iPhone 4/4S, iPhone 5/5C/5S, or compatible Android smartphone.
- CarMediaPlayer: The Pioneer CarMediaPlayer (for
Android) allows you to swipe, drag, and
directly touch the desired artist, song, or album in your iPhone 4/4S, iPhone 5/5C/5S, or Android
smartphone's music library directly from the Pioneer touchscreen with Alphabet
Search and Album View functions. The iPhone version of the app even allows you
to play and access your iTunes Match collection directly from the touchscreen
- Pandora Radio: The Pandora App (for
Android) lets you play and control music from
the Pandora music service through the Pioneer AppRadio using your connected
Apple iPhone 4/4S, iPhone 5/5C/5S, or Android smartphone. The Pioneer AppRadio provides control over your
Pandora music service and displays Artist, Album, and Song information; as well
as Album art (your iPhone 4/4S controls will be locked). You can select Pandora stations from your station list and skip
song tracks within a station. You can search your stations by date or
alphabetically. You can also give songs a thumbs up/down and
bookmark songs/artists. Best of all, Pandora is a free app. This is the only App
compatible with the iPhone 5/5C/5S.
- AUPEO! Personal Radio: AUPEO! Personal Radio (for
Android) is a free online music
radio station that lets you stream your favorite artists, songs, and music live
to your iPhone 4/4S, iPhone 5/5C/5S, or Android smartphone. With more than 120 Internet radio stations available, users can search for
their favorite music by artists, songs or AUPEO!'s "Mood-Tuner." Users can also
choose to "love" or "ban" songs directly from the AppRadio screen, enabling the
app to adjust content to the user's personal taste.
- Rdio (iOS only): Get access and control the iTunes
Rdio app (from $4.99 per month). Rdio is a new social music service on
the web for the iPhone 4/4S . Rdio give you access to over 8 million songs.
You are able to search and find any song, album or artist, and start
listening immediately. You can search music by new releases and chart
toppers. You can also check out what other listeners have been listening to
the most, or look at your own recent listening history. In addition, you can
even create your own music collection or make your own playlists. Rdio will
even recommend music for you, based on your previous music listening. The
AppRadio 2 will display Artist, Album, and Song information; as well as
- Livio Radio (iOS only): The
Livio Radio app ($4.99) for iPhone 4/4S lets you listen to more than 42,000
AM/FM and Internet-only radio streams from around the world. The Livio Radio app
has been optimized for use in the vehicle with a range of features an controls
right from the Pioneer head unit's touchscreen.
- StreamS HiFi (iOS only): The StreamS HiFi Radio app has been optimized iPhone 4/4S.
The StreamS HiFi Radio app ($4.99) provides access to more than 4,000 live
Internet radio stations from across the globe delivered in AAC/HE-AACv1/HE-AACv2
at 32kbps for high fidelity listening.
- MIXTRAX (iOS only): Pioneer's proprietary
MIXTRAX app from iTunes analyzes the music in your iTunes library to create
custom playlists for non-stop song mixes with added DJ effects.
Note: The AppRadio 2's music apps can run in the background while
you are using a navigation app.
Videos & Photo Apps: The Pioneer AppRadio 2 (SPH-DA100)
supports video & photo viewing from your iPhone 4/4S and Android smartphone.
- Video Apps: With your vehicle parked and the parking brake fully engaged, additional apps (such as Netflix
or YouTube) featuring second screen video output can be
viewed on the AppRadio screen. You can also watch movies & TV shows you have downloaded from iTunes
or the Android market. You will control the video app with your iPhone 4/4S
or compatible Android smartphone, not the AppRadio.
- Photos: You are able to view photos stored on your iPhone
4/4S, iPhone 5/5C/5S, or Android smartphone on the Pioneer AppRadio's touchscreen display. You're
able to access albums and camera rolls, and even view a slideshow.
Note: Your vehicle's parking brake must be engaged to watch videos
or photos on the AppRadio 2's touchscreen monitor.
Helpful Apps: The Pioneer AppRadio 2 (SPH-DA100) supports additional
helpful apps for your iPhone 4/4S, iPhone 5/5C/5S, or Android smartphone.
- Calendar: You can view your iPhone 4/4S, iPhone 5/5C/5S, or Android
smartphone's calendar on the AppRadio's LCD
monitor, so you can keep track of your scheduled events.
- Contacts: From the AppRadio Advanced App Mode, you can make Bluetooth hands-free phone calls
from your iPhone 4/4S, iPhone 5/5C/5S, or Android smartphone, and even route to contacts stored
within your iPhone 4/4S, iPhone 5/5C/5S, or Android smartphone's contact list.
- CarKeyboard (Android only): The
app for Android allows you to input text directly from the 7" capacitive
touchscreen display of the AppRadio 2 (SPH-DA100). CarKeyboard is a customizable multi-language keyboard that works in conjunction with the
AppRadio app and can also be used as the default keyboard on your Android
iPod Audio/Video Playback
iPod/iPhone Audio Playback: The Pioneer AppRadio 2 supports
playback of music and video stored on your iPod or iPhone, when connected via
the supplied iPod AV cable. If you have an iPod nano (7th gen), iPod touch (5th
gen), or iPhone 5/5C/5S; you will also need the Apple Lightning to 30-pin adapter
(sold separately) in order to make connection with the Pioneer iPod cable for
audio playback only.
Head Unit Control: You can control the iPod/iPhone from
the unit's touchscreen (your iPod/iPhone's clickwheel or touchscreen will be
locked). From the head unit, you can search your iPod/iPhone's audio/video
content by Video Playlist, Movie, Music Video, Video Podcast, TV Show, Playlist,
Artist, Album, Song, Podcast, Genre, Composer, or Audiobook (your iPod/iPhone's
clickwheel or touchscreen will be locked). Once you have selected a category,
you can search each category alphabetically (A-Z). In addition, the head unit
offers Link Search, which allows you to play songs related to the
currently playing song. Link Search lets the head unit create an album
list of the currently playing artist, a song list of the currently playing
album, or an album list of the currently playing genre. You can also select
Random & Repeat functions for a certain song or specific folder.
Information Display: The Pioneer AppRadio will display the
following iPod/iPhone music information - Track #, Time Elapsed, Time Remaining,
Artist Name, Song/Album Title, and Album Art.
Battery Charging: The head unit's USB connection provides 1A
of current to power and charge your connected iPod/iPhone when your vehicle's
ignition switch is set to the 'ACC' or 'On' position. The AppRadio 2 will also
charge your compatible Android smartphone. This unit will not charge the Apple
iPad. If your Apple or Android device has no initial battery charge, then the unit
will not recognize it.
iPod/iPhone Compatibility Chart: The Pioneer AppRadio 2
(SPH-DA100) is "Made for iPod/iPhone" compatible and supports the following
iPod/iPhone model functions (as 9/19/2013):
| iPod/iPhone || Generation || Tested Version || Media Type || Control Type || Display Type || Charge |
| Audio ||
Video || AppRadio || Pandora App || Head Unit || iPod/iPhone || Song/Artist Text || Track Info || Album Art |
| iPhone || 2G ||
3.1.3 || Y || Y || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 3G ||
4.2.1 || Y || Y || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 3GS || 5.1.1 || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 4 || 7.0 || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 4S || 7.0 || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 5** || 7.0 || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 5C** || 7.0 || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 5S** || 7.0 || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| touch || 1st ||
2.2.1 || Y || Y || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 2nd || 4.2.1 || Y || Y || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 3rd || 5.0.1 || Y || Y || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 4th || 6.1.3 || Y || Y || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 5th* || 7.0 || Y || N || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| nano || 1st ||
1.3.1 || Y || N || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 2nd ||
1.1.3 || Y || N || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 3rd || 1.1.3 || Y || Y || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 4th || 1.0.4 || Y || Y || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y ||
| 5th || 1.0.2 || Y || Y || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 6th || 1.2 PC || Y || N || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 7th* || 1.02 PC || Y || N || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| classic || 80GB || 1.1.2 || Y || Y || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 120GB || 2.0.1 || Y || Y || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 160GB || 2.0.4 || Y || Y || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| video || 5th || 1.3 || Y || N || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| iPad || 1 || 5.1.1 || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || N |
| 2 || 7.0 || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || N |
| 3 || 7.0 || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || N |
| 4* || 7.0 || Y || N || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || N |
| mini* || 7.0 || Y || N || N || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y |
- **The iPhone 5/5C/5S (iOS 6.1+) will require the
CD-IH202 cable, the
Apple Lightning-to-USB Cable,
Apple Lightning-to-Digital AV Adapter (all sold separately) for full functionality with
the AppRadio 2. The AppRadio 2 will also need a firmware upgrade from
Pioneer (coming soon).
- *The iPod nano (7th gen), iPod touch (5th gen), and iPad (4/mini) will
require the Apple Lightning to 30-pin adapter (sold separately) in order
to make connection with the proprietary Pioneer iPod cable. Only audio
playback and Pandora app is supported.
- Apple iPod/iPhone software updates may change functionality results.
If you download a newer software version, you may need to reset the head
unit and your iPod/iPhone to regain functionality. If this doesn't work,
you may need to wait until a newer software update is available.
Bluetooth Technology (powered by Parrot): The AppRadio 2 (SPH-DA100) is equipped with
built-in Bluetooth ver. 2.1 + EDR (powered by Parrot) allowing you to make and receive phone calls
wirelessly through the receiver from your iPhone 4/4S, iPhone 5/5C/5S, or Android smartphone
(with SPP protocol). Bluetooth Technology is a short-range wireless
radio connectivity technology that was developed as a cable replacement for
mobile phones and other electronic devices. Bluetooth operates in 2.4 GHz
frequency range and transmits voice and data at speeds up to 1 megabit per
Bluetooth Profiles: In order to use Bluetooth wireless
technology, your iPhone 4/4S, iPhone 5/5C/5S, or Android smartphone must also be Bluetooth
compatible and be able to interpret certain profiles. This unit is compatible
with the following Bluetooth Hands-Free Communication Profiles - HFP (Hands Free
Profile), HSP (Head Set Profile), OPP (Object Push Profile), PBAB (Phone Book
Note: The AppRadio does not support Bluetooth Audio
Phone Pairing: Your iPhone
4/4S, iPhone 5/5C/5S, or Android smartphone will need to be initially paired to the Pioneer AppRadio
2, before you are able
to make or receive a phone calls from the unit. Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology,
some Bluetooth enabled devices may be incompatible, function improperly, or
may not support all features when used with the Pioneer AppRadio 2.
Hands-Free Communication: The AppRadio 2 supports wireless
hands-free communication (HFP/HSP/OPP) for your iPhone 4/4S, iPhone 5/5C/5S, or Android
The unit will display the caller's information and an audible ring tone will
be heard through your vehicle's speaker during an incoming call. You can
manually answer an incoming call or have the unit automatically answer the call.
The AppRadio 2 allows you to carry on a phone conversation from your iPhone 4/4S
or Android smartphone using the unit's external microphone and your car audio
speakers. During a conversation you can adjust the volume, as well as switch to
Private Mode (talk directly from phone). Using the AppRadio 2, you can dial a phone number in one of the
- Direct Dial: You can make a call by
entering the phone number using the unit's on-screen keypad (0-9, *, #,
- Phone Book: The phone book of your iPhone 4/4S, iPhone 5/5C/5S, or compatible Android smartphone will be transferred automatically when the
phone is paired to this unit. After finding the number you want to call in
the phone book, you can select the entry and make the call. If a lot of
numbers are registered in the phone book, you can search for the phone
number by alphabet search mode. A maximum of 1,000 phone book entries can be
transferred per cellular phone.
- Call Log: The most recent calls dialed, received,
and missed are stored in memory (up to 100 for each call log). You can browse them and call numbers from
- Preset Numbers: You
can easily store up to 6 phone numbers as preset from the phone book and the
call history list.
External Microphone: During your wireless phone call, you
can talk into the unit's included microphone, and listen to the other party
through the vehicle's speaker system. The external microphone provides better
performance in noisy environments than an integrated microphone found on the
front-panel of many other in-dash head units. The microphone features a 13' cord
that plugs into the back of the radio, and comes with an adjustable visor-mount
clip. This unit is not equipped with an integrated
MOSFET50 Internal Amplifier: The AppRadio 2 is equipped with a
50 watts x 4 (peak) MOSFET amplifier for low distortion, high power output. The
amplifier is strong enough to power small subwoofers to moderate volume levels
in compact cars and pickups. For higher volume levels from subwoofers, an
optional amplifier may be connected to the preamp outputs.
CEA2006 Compliant: The power specifications for the Pioneer
AppRadio are compliant with the CEA2006 Mobile Amplifier Power Testing and
Measurement standards from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). These
standards were developed as a way to equitably compare power specs from model to
model and between manufacturers. The power output specs are as follows:
- CEA2006 Specs: 14 watts RMS x 4 channels (at 4 ohms,
20Hz-20kHz, 1% THD-N)
- Continuous Power Output: 22 watts RMS x 4 channels (at
4 ohms, 50Hz-15kHz, 5% THD)
- Maximum Power Output: 50 watts x 4 channels (or 50
watts x 2 channels at 4 ohms + 70 watts x 1 channel at 2 ohms for subwoofer)
2.0-Volt Preamp Outputs: The Pioneer AppRadio 2 features two
pairs of 2.0-volt preamp outputs. The unit's rear preamp output can be
configured as a fading rear-channel output or a non-fading subwoofer output with
a low-pass filter, phase adjustment, and output level control.
Subwoofer Control: When configured as the subwoofer output,
you can select the frequency of the 18dB/octave low pass filter (50, 63, 80,
100, or 125 Hz), select the subwoofer phase (normal/reverse), and the subwoofer
gain (+6 to -24).
High-Pass Filter: The AppRadio 2 features a high-pass
crossover for the front & rear channels when your front & rear speakers are
connected by the unit's speaker-outputs or preamp-outputs. You can adjust the
high-pass crossover from 50Hz, 63Hz, 80Hz, 100Hz, 125Hz, or Off. The "Off"
selection is a full-range setting.
EEQ (Easy EQ): There are seven stored equalizer curves which
you can easily recall at any time. You can choose from - Powerful (low- and
high-frequencies are boosted), Natural (low- and high-frequencies slightly
Vocal (midrange is boosted), Super Bass (low-frequencies are boosted), Flat
(nothing boosted), Custom 1 (user adjustable), or Custom 2 (user adjustable).
5-Band Graphic EQ: The Custom 1 and Custom 2 EQ modes allow
you to manually adjust the level (+/- 12dB) of each band of the head unit's
5-band graphic equalizer (100Hz, 315Hz, 1.25kHz, 3.15kHz, 8kHz).
Loudness: The Loudness function compensates for deficiencies
in the low- and high-frequency ranges at low volume. You can set the Loudness to
High, Mid, Low, or Off.
Bass Boost: You can easily boost the subwoofer bass level by
using the Bass Boost function. The Bass Boost feature allows you increase the
subwoofer level from 0 to +6 (12dB).
Source Level Adjustment (SLA): This function lets you adjust
the volume level of each source (AM, Pandora, iPod, Apps) to prevent radical
changes in volume when switching between sources. Settings are based on the
unit's FM volume level, which remains unchanged. Each source can be
independently adjusted from -4 dB to +4 dB.
Switchable Rear Channel/Subwoofer Speaker Output: The rear
speaker outputs can be set to provide full range output with full fading
capability, or they can be set to provide non-fading subwoofer (low-pass)
output. When the rear speaker outputs are set to subwoofer mode, the rear preamp
outputs also switch from full range to subwoofer outputs. When set for subwoofer
operation, you can connect the rear speaker leads directly to two small 4-ohm
passive subwoofers or a dual voice coil sub with 4-ohm voice coils. If you
prefer to use a single 2-ohm subwoofer, you can connect the woofer to one set of
speaker leads, leaving the other set of rear leads disconnected. The maximum
output provided when a 2-ohm load is connected to one set of leads is 70 watts.
AM/FM Tuner: The Pioneer AppRadio 2 (SPH-DA100) features a built-in AM/FM
tuner with RDS text information display.
RDS: The Radio Data System (RDS) feature displays radio
broadcast information such as artist, title, and album when listening to
compatible AM/FM stations.
BSM (Best Stations Memory): BSM lets you automatically store
the six strongest stations under presets 1-6 of the currently tuned band. The AM/FM tuner has 3 FM banks and 2 AM banks.
You can store 6 presets for each bank giving you a total of 18 FM presets and 12
Direct Tuning: You can enter an AM/FM frequency directly, using the unit's
on-screen keypad (0-9).
Local Tuning: Local seek tuning lets you tune in only those
radio stations with sufficiently strong signals for good reception.
Steering Wheel Remote Control
Steering Wheel Remote Compatibility: The head unit features
an OEM steering wheel remote control input on the rear of the unit that lets you
keep your vehicle's factory radio steering wheel remote controls when used with
steering wheel audio control adapter (sold separately). Please consult
Outfit My Car to see if your vehicle is compatible.