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Love this product great price great sound
Pros: Sounds, price, easy to use
Cons: Not enough POWER !!!
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Where's your music? In your extensive CD library? On your iPod® or iPhone®? Maybe it resides on your Android™ device. Or perhaps you listen to a lot of streaming content. Whatever the source, Pioneer's DEH-X2600UI CD receiver will play it.
Clean lines and an easy-to-use control knob will make the DEH-X2600UI a great-looking addition to your dash.
The front panel of the DEH-X2600UI features a USB input so you can connect and control the music files and playlists on your iPod® or iPhone®. If you're a Pandora® fan, you'll have control of your favorite stations from the receiver when your iPhone's connected. You can use the USB input to tap into the music files stored on many Android devices, while the front aux input handles just about any other audio source. If you're into your CD collection, you'll enjoy detailed playback of your store-bought and home-burned discs.
If you're looking for a little visual excitement to go with your audio, MIXTRAX syncs the audio from many of your sources, adding transitions between songs along with a pulsing bright white light show that moves with the beat of the music. It's like riding down the road with your own DJ on board.
Pioneer's potent MOSFET amplifier delivers plenty of power, aided by a 5-band EQ that lets you tweak the sound as much as you want. You can also switch quickly between seven preset equalizer curves to get the sound you're looking for during your drive.
iPod/smartphone note: If you're going to use your iPod or smartphone with this receiver, be sure to check "Details" for compatibility information.
Love this product great price great sound
DEH X2600UI, batesville, Indiana 47096
Average Customer Review(s):
Love this product great price great sound
Pros: Sounds, price, easy to use
Cons: Not enough POWER !!!
Great deck for your money
Pros: I have yet to have problems with pioneer!
Cons: None yet
This was my first time installing an after-market stereo. The Crutchfield team walked me through the installing both on the phone and with an installation video. The stereo make the standard speakers in my daughters 2006 Ford Focus sound amazing. Price was very reasonable.
hard unit too setup, have tried many times too install, willnot produce sound! I will be trying to get my money back!
Pros: no pros!
Cons: lots of cons!Crutchfield response on 9/3/2014 We forwarded this review to our Technical Support team for follow-up. Lifetime tech support comes with every Crutchfield purchase.
Amazing radio for the price... can't beat it.
Pros: Easy installation. Easy to maneuver through settings.
Cons: Nothing bad about it
Great radio for the price
Cons: My only complaint is the main control knob is slick. It needs some kind of grip on it so you can just use one finger for operation.
Great product! Only need new speakers now, stock speakers are not recommended with this product.
Pros: Easy to use, very reliable. Charges phone via USB.
Cons: Doesn't sound 100% with stock speakers.
This is my 3rd purchase from Crutchfield. Installation was very straightforward with the wiring and dash kits which were included, just like the previous purchases for different cars. I did not need to buy anything else to install the unit in my car. The car is full size GM from the 80's. This head unit has iPhone connectivity via USB port, so I can listen to Pandora, etc., while charging the phone at the same time. Remote control works well. The unit connected to the car's power antenna and it works. I mostly listen to classical and jazz, and I am 100% satisfied with the sound and functions of this unit.
Pros: iPhone/USB connectivity AND 1/8" AUX jack Pandora control through head unit. Functional remote control Removable faceplate
Looks good and sounds good!
Installed easy, display in red is sharp, sounds great, programming was a snap
Pros: Prices was a great value
Not what I expected- after installation, I found that it did all it said on the description, but not able to stop the fade in and out of each song on IPOD. Seems you cant control that. I followed directions and adjusted menu but I cannot get it right. It also has no SWC plug in back to fit the interface which was required to buy to fit my Jeep. I ordered the model up with SWC plug, and no MIXTRAX and will return this one.
Pros: Pioneer is good quality and the fit was perfect as advertised by Crutchfield.
Cons: Don't care for the sound effects and mixtrax features
This is an amazing head unit. I give the coolness factor 3 stars only because its not meant to wow you with design or cool gadgets but it does exactly what I need it to with the quality I need!
The head unit has been really great. The reason I like it so much is because I can attach my iPhone via USB and dont have to worry about distorted sounds from an AUX cable. The sound quality of the unit has made my stock Toyota speakers A LOT better. I would highly recommend this stereo to anyone looking to spend less than $100 for a really cool unit with some neat features.
Pros: USB port Easy to use iPod scrolling Pandora feature is really cool in theory
Cons: Mixtrax is just OK Pandora feature is not that reliable
This head unit is really good alot of settings many you may never need, but when adjusting for a system could get a bit confusing.
Pros: Alot of settings for whatever listening needs you have.
Cons: Can get confusing to use at times.
Great product easy to install and navigate with Pandora and iPhone and ipod.
Pros: This is a great product for the price. It's easy to install.
Cons: Wish I could change the colors of the lights.
Functions as expected, nice features for price.
Its good CD receiver for the price I paid.
Pros: Its does good with my factory speakers.
Cons: It will blow your factory speakers
Awesome stereo. Easy to install and great sound and features.
Good reliable product. The wiring took a little time, however installation was about a half hour. I am more than pleased with this product.
Pros: Great product for the money.
Cons: Wiring attachments were a little confusing.
Ide recomend buying your radio just from this site because of the support it offers.
awesome product. for the price you really can't beat the value. Continuing to be impressed with pioneer products!
Great head unit, have owned Pioneer for a long time and haven't been disappointed. I would recommend it to anyone looking for a entry level stereo.
Pros: Great sound quality, controller is easy to use. Easy navigation through menu options. EQ options are simple and to the point.
This unit was the first deck I have ever installed. Very easy and self explanatory. The sound is great. I had to play with the EQ a little, but once I got it dialed in, it rocked my Dodge Ram. I do not get the mixtrack mode.
Pros: Can use Ipod or Aux.
Cons: Only comes in RED. Detachable face can get hung up if you try to take it out quickly. Could come with a case for the face when detached.
|Memory Card Slot||USB memory|
|Satellite Radio Ready||No|
|RMS Power (CTA-2006)||14 watts|
|RMS Power (Manufacturer)||---|
|Peak Output||50 watts|
|RMS Power Bandwidth||20-20kHz|
|Sub Preamp Outputs||No|
|Switchable Rear Preamp Outputs||Yes|
|Preamp Voltage||2 volts|
|Key Button Color||Red|
|Steering Wheel Control Compatible||No|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
|FM Sensitivity||9 dBf|
|Radio Data System||Yes|
Compatible Discs: The Pioneer DEH-X2600UI CD receiver supports playback of CD-Audio, CD-R, and CD-RW discs. This unit can play MP3, WMA, and WAV files recorded on CD-R and CD-RW discs
Front-Panel USB Input (Android Compliant): The CD receiver's front-panel USB (type-A) port allows you to connect a USB Mass Storage Class (MSC) or USB Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) compliant device; such as your Android smartphone, portable digital audio player, or USB thumbdrive. The USB port enables audio playback & control of MP3, WMA, and WAV audio files stored on your portable USB MSC/MTP device through the Pioneer DEH-X2600UI. USB devices that can be charged via USB will be charged when plugged into the CD receiver's USB port (1A) and the vehicle's ignition switch is set to ACC or On.
Note: The unit's front-panel USB port supports Android OS 4.0+ (Ice Cream Sandwich/Jelly Bean) as a Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) device. It also supports Android OS 2.2+ (Froyo/Gingerbread) as a Mass Storage Class (MSC) device; as of 8/27/2013. The receiver does not support Android OS 3.1+ (Honeycomb) or other Android operating systems not listed.
MP3/WMA/WAV Playback: The Pioneer DEH-X2600UI supports the following types of MP3/WMA/WAV files recorded onto CD-R/RW disc or loaded onto a USB mass storage class device.
|Media Type||CD-R/RW||USB (MSC/MTP)|
|File System||ISO9660 Level 1/Level 2, Joliet, Romeo, Long file name||FAT 12/16/32|
|Playable File Types|| MP3:
bit rate of 8-320 kbps w/ sampling rate of 32, 44.1, 48 kHz |
WMA: bit rate of 48-320 kbps w/ sampling rate of 32, 44.1, 48 kHz
WAV: bit rate of 8- or 16-bit w/ sampling rate of 16-48kHz or 22.05-44.1kHz (not compatible w/ MTP)
|Maximum # of Folders/Files||99 folders/999 files||500 folders/15,000 files|
|Tags||ID3 tags (ver.1.0/1.1/2.2/2.3/2.4), WMA tags|
File/Track Name List: The Name List feature displays a list of MP3/WMA albums and tracks on a loaded CD or connected USB device, so you can easily access your music. Music files are listed first by Artist name, then by Album name, and finally by Song title.
Song/Artist Information: During MP3/WMA playback, the unit displays any recorded ID3 Tag (ver. 1.x/2.x) and WMA Tag information; including artist, song, and album name.
Playback Controls: The Pioneer CD receiver provides basic operations like Play/Pause, Fast Forward/Rewind, Previous/Next Track, and Repeat/Random for disc and USB device playback. When a compatible Android smartphone is connected, the head unit will control music playback functions; you will not be able to control your music from the smartphone.
Off Insert/Eject: A CD disc can be inserted or ejected with the power off. When a disc is inserted with the power off, the unit will automatically power up and begin playback.
Auto Off Eject: When you eject a disc, the unit will automatically power off (unless you switch sources before ejecting the disc).
Installation Angle: Optimum CD playback performance is obtained when the unit is installed at an angle of less than 60-degrees.
iPod Direct Connection: The Pioneer DEH-X2600UI's front-panel USB port can be used to connect your 30-pin dock connector or Lightning-connector iPod/iPhone to the head unit. The DEH-X2600UI supports audio playback, music navigation, information display, and charging of your compatible Apple device.
Note: 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 (if your iPod/iPhone has no initial battery charge, then the unit will not recognize it).
iPod Audio Playback w/ DAC Bypass: The USB connection allows your iPod/iPhone's stored music to be loaded instantly to the head unit and sound quality to be maximized through the head unit's 24-bit D/A converter, allowing for a Signal to Noise ratio up to 94dB. The Pioneer head unit supports audio playback of stored music, podcasts, audiobooks, and music apps on your iPod or iPhone. You can choose to operate your iPod/iPhone through the head unit's front-panel controls, from its clickwheel/touchscreen, or via a streamed app from your iPhone.
iPod Compatibility Chart: The Pioneer DEH-X2600UI is "Made for iPod/iPhone" compatible and supports the following iPod/iPhone model functions (as of 9/19/2013):
|Apple Device||Generation||Tested Version||Media Type||Control Type||Display Type||Charge|
|Audio||Video||Head Unit||iPod/iPhone||App Mode||Pandora App||Artist/Song Text||Track Info|
Note: 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.
Auxiliary Input: The DEH-X2600UI is equipped with a front-panel 3.5mm stereo minijack auxiliary input for connecting external components, such as a portable MP3 player.
Supertuner IIID AM/FM Tuner: The Supertuner IIID features Feed Forward Control, which avoids multi-path interference. This pre-detection of interference enables quick filter control and results in less distortion. In addition, the Supertuner IIID creates enhanced stereo during multi-path interference, unlike conventional tuners that collapse to mono. Digital processing reduces distortion, and improves Signal-to-Noise Ratio and stereo separation. Advanced analog technology improves signal processing sensitivity.
Pandora App: The free Pandora App lets you play music from the Pandora music service through the Pioneer DEH-X2600UI using your connected Apple iPhone, via the Pioneer iPod connector cable (sold separately) or the connector cable that came with your iPhone. To access Pandora you must have an Apple iPhone (iOS 5.0+) with the latest version of the Pandora Radio application from Apple's iTunes App Store. Your iPhone will need an active Data Plan account with connection to the Internet via 3G, EDGE, or WiFi. You will also need a Pandora music service account. The Pioneer DEH-X2600UI will provide control over the Pandora music service and display Artist/Album/Song information.
Note: Access to the Pandora service will depend on the availability of a cellular and/or WiFi network for purposes of allowing your iPhone to connect to the Internet. Pandora is not supported in Canada & only available in the United States.
24 Bit D/A Converter: The Pioneer in-dash head unit utilizes a 24-bit digital to analog converter for superior sound quality.
MOSFET Amplifier: The DEH-X2600UI is equipped with a MOSFET amplifier. Compared to conventional power supplies, the MOSFET amplification circuit is smaller and more efficient, and it delivers increased power with less distortion and absolutely zero on/off switching noise. More power means louder and cleaner music at higher volumes because you're not pushing the limits of the amplification circuit. The power specifications for the DEH-X2600UI 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.
Note: 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.
2.0-Volt Preamp Outputs: The Pioneer DEH-X2600I features one pair of 2.0-volt preamp outputs. The unit's preamp output scan be configured as fading rear-channel outputs or non-fading subwoofer outputs with a low-pass filter, phase adjustment, and output level control.
Subwoofer Control: When the head unit's preamp output is configured as a subwoofer output, you can select the frequency of the low pass filter (50Hz, 63Hz, 80Hz, 100Hz, or 125 Hz), select the filter slope (-6/-12dB), select the subwoofer phase (normal/reverse), and the subwoofer gain (+6 to -24).
Equalizer: The Pioneer DEH-X2600UI features a Preset & Custom EQ. The built-in equalizer offers 7 preset sound modes (Powerful, Dynamic, Vocal, Natural, Custom 1, Custom 2, and Flat) suitable for the music genre of your choice. The two Custom modes allow you to manually adjust the head unit's 5-band EQ (80Hz, 250Hz, 800Hz, 2.5kHz, 8kHz) from +/-6dB. Custom 1 can be set separately for each source (except for USB/iPod/Pandora); while Custom 2 and the other 5 presets are shared settings used for all sources.
High-Pass Crossover: When you don't want low-frequency sound to be heard through your front or rear speakers, you can simply active the head unit's HPF (high pass filter). By activating the HPF, only frequencies higher than those in the selected range are output from the front or rear speakers. The high pass filter crossover can be set to 50Hz, 63Hz, 80Hz, 100Hz, 125Hz, 160hz, 200Hz or Off. The slope level of the HPF can also be adjusted to -6dB or 12dB.
Advanced Sound Retriever: The Advanced Sound Retriever automatically enhances compressed audio and restores the original richness of the recording. Hear the detail, warmth, and clarity, the way the artist intended it, from all of your highly compressed MP3 and WMA files stored on your USB device, iPod/iPhone, and portable media players. By restoring data (especially higher frequencies) that tends to get lost in the digital compression process, Pioneer's Advanced Sound Retriever technology enhances audio reproduction nearly all the way up to 20 kHz frequencies
Audio Level Settings: The Pioneer DEH-X2600UI CD receiver offers a variety of audio settings to tailor the bass, treble, and volume level to your preference.
MIXTRAX: Drawing from Pioneer's rich DJ heritage and passion for music, MIXTRAX delivers a unique DJ infused listening experience to listeners in the car. MIXTRAX is an innovative Pioneer technology that creates a non-stop mix of your music library complete with a range of DJ-inspired effects. MIXTRAX takes your typical music listening experience and creates a non-stop mix of your music with 9 random DJ effects and transitions, by removing the breaks and pauses normally introduced between tracks and replacing them with various beats. MIXTRAX is compatible with USB-connected iPhone, iPod, USB MSC device, and select Android devices. There is also a Short Playback option which limits the amount of time each track plays; select from 1, 1.5, 2, 2.5, or 3 minutes.
Note: The MIXTRAX function does not work in App mode or with the Pandora App for iPod/iPhone/iPad. It is also not supported by USB MTP devices.
Detachable Face Security: The Pioneer DEH-X2600UI in-dash CD receiver features detachable face security. No face case is included with this unit. An optional soft face case (142DFC1X, sold separately) can be purchased for this unit. A face-fixing screw is supplied for making the face non-detachable, if desired.
LCD w/ LED Backlight: The DEH-X2600UI features a single-line, multi-segmented LCD with LED backlight that offers a black background and white alphanumeric character text (up to 12 characters). The display has two brightness settings to adjust the brightness of the display according to the surrounding illumination. You can change this setting within the menu to On or Off.
MIXTRAX Illumination: MIXTRAX features a club-style illumination that enhances the mood with a dynamic dance club-like lighting effect. As MIXTRAX begins, lights start pulsing to the beat of the music, adding an extra level of entertainment. You can choose different patterns of lighting variations from sound pressure level or low-pass synchronization modes. The lighting effects work like a spectrum analyzer, reaching peak colors based on the intensity of the music.
Display Illumination/Clock Display: When the Clock Display has been turned on, pressing and holding the "SRC" button turns off audio output, but the clock display and button illumination remains on (you can press the "DISP" button to turn off). When the Clock Display has been turned off, pressing and holding the "SRC" button turns the unit off completely. Even if you have turned the radio completely off you can view the clock display by pressing the "DISP" button. The clock will then remain On until you turn it back Off. When the unit is On, you can select between the clock display or the audio track/tuner display.
Demo Mode: This unit features a Demo mode which can be turned On/Off within the menu.
Wireless Remote Control: The DEH-X2600UI comes with an IR wireless remote control. The remote allows you to control the volume, switch between sources, pause the CD, change the display, and adjust the audio. You can also mute the volume (function that cannot be performed from the front panel).
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Yes, it will charge the phone. It will also play music files from your phone as it does an iPod. [ DAVID Jul 25, 2014 ]
I have not installed this unit: it is for my daughter's car. The owners manual does not address your question. Your best bet is to call Crutchfield's tech support. They should be able to answer your question. [ FRED Jul 25, 2014 ]
Yes! But u can also use a USB flash drive, if you wanted to [ ALAIN Jul 25, 2014 ]
I don't use an iPhone, but it charges my iPod just fine..so I would guess it would work on an Apple iPhone. [ STEVE AND PATTY Jul 25, 2014 ]
Sam, I've found it will charge your phone, but depending on the phone, iphones are finicky with a frayed cord. [ JOEL Jul 25, 2014 ]
The ability to retain steering wheel controls with aftermarket receivers will be determined by the receiver you are using and the vehicle you have. For full information on this type of integration (including the parts you will need) please contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. [ Krissy Jun 10, 2014 ] Staff
yes it has am and fm [ DAVID Apr 16, 2014 ]
Yes, it does. [ SHELLY Apr 16, 2014 ]
Yes [ DAVY Apr 16, 2014 ]
Hey still same situation,windows phone,looking for the pioneer the big one [ James Mar 10, 2014 ]
Yes [ James Mar 10, 2014 ]
Jeff I'm wanting to buy system for 2005 Tiburon,have about $300 limit,but I need something that will be compatible with windows phone,Lumia 520 .please give me. A hand . [ James Mar 10, 2014 ]
For product recommendations please contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to help determine the differences between the models and help you make the best choice for your budget and your system. [ Jeff Feb 07, 2014 ] Staff