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Pioneer DEH-X5700HD (2014 Model)

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Pioneer DEH-X5800HD (2015 model) vs. Pioneer DEH-X5700HD (2014 model)

New features for 2015:
  • AOA 2.0 — play and control music streaming apps on your Android through the receiver's USB port
  • Illuminated preset keys

The best sound in radio

HD Radio

If you're a local radio fan, check out the Pioneer DEH-X5700HD CD receiver with its built-in HD Radio™ tuner. Stations that broadcast HD Radio programming offer the best sound you'll hear coming over the airwaves — FM that rivals CDs, and AM that's clear and static-free. And with thousands of stations broadcasting in HD Radio, you'll likely find participating stations in your area. This receiver also boasts the Emergency Alerts feature, offering more advanced messaging than regular radio during disasters and emergencies such as severe storms.

Pioneer DEH-X5700HD

A built-in HD Radio tuner lets you enjoy the best sound quality in radio.

More to enjoy

The front-panel USB input allows you to connect your iPod® or iPhone®, then access your playlists with the Pioneer's controls. When your iPhone's connected, you'll also enjoy control over your favorite Pandora® stations from the receiver. 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. CD fans, you'll enjoy superb playback of your store-bought and home-burned discs.

Customizable colors

This CD receiver puts you in charge of the color wheel with a multi-color, dual-zone display. You can choose one color for the display and another for the buttons, so you'll find thousands of possible combinations. Pioneer's MIXTRAX syncs the audio from many of your sources, adding transitions between songs along with a light show that pulses and changes color with the beat of the music, so you can ramp up the show in your dash when you're in the mood.

Find your perfect soundscape

The built-in 5-band EQ combines with Pioneer's potent MOSFET amplifier to provide a big boost in sound quality over your factory radio. If you're putting together an audio system in your car, two pairs of preamp outputs make it easier to add external amplifiers or a powered sub.

Want to keep your steering wheel controls?

In most cars, you'll need an adapter to retain those controls with this car stereo. Connect a few wires, then program the adapter for your particular car and radio, and you'll retain the convenience of your steering wheel controls. You'll see the adapters that work with your vehicle when you add this receiver to your cart.

iPod/smartphone note: If you're going to use your iPod or smartphone with this receiver, be sure to check "Details" for compatibility information.

Product Highlights:

    General Features:
    • CD receiver with AM/FM tuner
    • built-in MOSFET amplifier (14 watts RMS CEA-2006/50 peak x 4 channels)
    • built-in HD Radio tuner
    • MIXTRAX for a DJ-inspired audio/visual experience with compatible devices
    • variable color illumination with separate control of display and buttons and 10-level illumination dimmer
    • remote control
    Smartphone Features (see Details for info on compatibility with specific smartphones and apps):
    • built in iPod, iPhone, and iPad controls
    • Pandora control through iPhone
    • music file playback on select Android devices through USB input
    Audio Features:
    • plays CDs, CD-Rs, and CD-RWs, and USB memory devices (see Details for full capabilities)
    • Advanced Sound Retriever (ASR) for improved sound quality from compressed music files
    • Easy EQ 5-band equalizer with seven preset tone settings
    • 3-level loudness
    • low-pass and high-pass filters
    • subwoofer level control
    • inputs: front panel auxiliary and USB inputs
    • outputs: 4-channel preamp outputs (2-volt front, rear/subwoofer)
    Other Info:

    Very nice unit, love the custom color settings, the audio quality is rather good have a monster gaming rig that is better but then again dropped way to much into it so no surprise

    Chris, Florida

    What's in the Box:

    • CD receiver (w/ 10A mini-fuse inserted into chassis)
    • Face (attached)
    • Sleeve (installed)
    • Trim ring (installed)
    • Wiring harness
    • Wireless remote control (QXE1047)
    • CR2025 Lithium battery (installed)
    • 2 Extraction keys
    • 4 Pan head ISO-mount screws (M5 x 8mm)
    • 4 Flat-head ISO-mount screws (M5 x 9mm)
    • Face fixing screw
    • Owner's Manual (En/Fr/Sp)
    • Limited Warranty Information (US/CA)

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    Pioneer DEH-X5700HD (2014 Model) Reviews

    Average Customer Review(s):

    (58 Reviews)

    Nice upgrade

    Chris from Florida on 12/8/2015

    2003 Mitsubishi Galant
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Very nice unit, love the custom color settings, the audio quality is rather good have a monster gaming rig that is better but then again dropped way to much into it so no surprise

    Pros: Audio quality, color customization, clean steady aux port on front, easy to release power connector

    Cons: Ease if use a bit to easy to get lost in the menu's and the annoucing of the "MENU" lil flash animation is a bit of a throw off. Redundant display settings lil being able to show clock and audio source twice.

    Worth every penny

    Ray from Delaware on 11/22/2015

    1999 Ford Ranger
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This radio was worth every penny. I replaced my original '99 ford ranger stereo with the Pioneer DEH-X5700HD and wouldn't ever go back!

    Pros: Great sound quality, plenty of personalization, easy installation!

    Cons: HD radio goes in and out depending on signal, and display is hard to see in direct sunlight. Barely anything to complain about.

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    JMS1952 from Charleston, WV on 11/15/2015

    2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    A nice addition to my old Silverado. I used it to replace a factory CD Player and this was actually an upgrade! The system sounds fine and with the installation kit, it was an easy install. I soldered and heat shrunk all the wiring connections, wrapped the chime replacement in soft foam, and taped everything neatly together. Actual installation was less than 10 minutes, and most of that was loosening and tightening the screws. The accessory bezel unit fit nice and made a professional looking job, tight and secure.

    Pros: Excellent sound, easy to install, great installation kit from Crutchfield.

    Cons: Display is hard to see in sunlight. Only negative feature at all!

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    Anonymous from Iowa on 11/3/2015

    1999 Pontiac Grand Am
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Works great! Install was a breeze. Great replacement HU

    Pros: Installation, Features, Function.

    Cons: Display can be hard to see in direct light.

    Best I've ever used

    arrowcatcher from California on 10/24/2015

    1993 Toyota Corolla
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I chose this radio to replace the stock "cassette stereo" Toyota radio in my Corolla. I specifically picked the Pioneer brand because they have the best radio tuners - "Supertuner" - and I wasn't disappointed. I always buy Pioneer. It's especially important to have a powerful tuner for the harder-to-receive HD channels. Also, many vehicles have short or hidden antennas that don't pick up as well as a full size 31" whip mounted in the clear on the vehicle. This puts more demand on the radio tuner, and Pioneer delivers. This unit has an easier to use button arrangement than an earlier Pioneer car stereo I have. All the other features work well too. Features are highly configurable if desired, and the menu is not too hard to use. A great package for the price. In fact I'm buying a second one for another car, now that I see how well it works. I'll put here and in the "Cons" that the only negative (as mentioned in many reviews) is that the dial is hard to read in the daytime. Dunno why they made it so dim even at full brightness setting. Along that line, I could also live without the DJ bling illumination feature, but you can simply turn it off if you don't like it.

    Pros: High performance radio section. Picks up FM-AM and HD stations very well. Advanced tuner design. Nicely functional button layout.

    Cons: Dial very hard to read in sunlight. This is a drawback, but considering how well the device works overall, I'm overlooking this problem The device would be "perfect" if it didn't have this issue.

    Sounds Great

    Owner of 2003 Ford Expedition from Florida on 10/11/2015

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Sounds great. Looks great. Nice Mix function with visual and sound effects when using the USB port. Reminds me of my younger years when we would ride around just enjoying the music. Had some trouble with the install: For 20+ years I've been delighted with Crutchfield technical support and customer service. But (re)installed this unit 3 times 'till I learned the location of the on-off switch, even with a call for support after the first install.

    Pros: Sound. Value. Default settings sound good as-is. Supports factory powered sub-woofer.

    Cons: Large dial is not the on-off switch, only volume.

    Good deal

    GAC from Pennsylvania on 9/28/2015

    1997 Subaru Impreza
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This was a very simple install in my Subaru. The controls are simple to understand and use. The sound is excellent. It easily beats the previous unit that was in my car.

    Pros: Great value, easy to install , easy to use, USB inputs and HD radio

    Cons: The wires coming from the unit were 20 gauge. It just made it a little difficult to handle and solder my connections, and the screen is hard to see in daylight conditions

    Solid, Great Sound!

    rybotix from Oregon on 9/28/2015

    1999 Toyota Camry LE
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Fantastic upgrade from factory sound. Great clean sound from all inputs/sources. Easy to install, fairly easy to use once you spend a few minutes with it, and great options for display colors and EQ-ing.

    Pros: Sound, installation, construction.

    Cons: none

    Good for the Price

    Tom from Washington on 9/27/2015

    1988 Chevrolet C Series
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Good stereo for an older vehicle

    Pros: Fits good. Quality appears okay.

    Cons: none

    good stereo

    Britt from Iowa on 9/27/2015

    2004 Jeep Liberty
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I chose this receiver because it had HD radio and USB input. This replaced the stock radio from a 2004 Jeep Liberty where the CD player would not eject. I got exactly what I wanted for a decent price. The radio looks and sounds great.

    Pros: Had the options that I wanted; HD radio and USB input.

    Cons: As many have said, the display is very hard to see in direct sunlight. That is really the only negative I can see or hear with this receiver.

    First time purchasing a Pioneer

    JCB from Texas on 9/26/2015

    2001 Toyota Camry
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Second stereo purchased from Crutchfield. EXCELLENT customer service! Easy to contact fast to respond. Replaced Pioneer with a failed JVC after only a few years. Face plate stopped responding to any touch. Owned various Pioneer products but first car receiver. Having installed a previous car stereo purchased from Crutchfield this installation was much easier and quicker. Wire harnesses and dash kits make install a breeze once you get started. Nice stereo and good location of buttons on the face plate.

    Pros: Nice price lots of features. Blue tooth not that important to me as HD radio.

    Cons: Display VERY difficult to see in bright light. Almost impossible at times to see. Choosing to set the colors to rotate helps but has to cycle through to one easier to see. Tracks in a folder are in order of preference but NOT folders themselves. Disappointing since you can't (when using a USB device) arrange you music by folders. Plays them at random. I chose JVC over Pioneer last time for this feature. The JVC let me down in quality. System failed after a few years so I tried Pioneer.

    Great value - great sound.

    PW from Denver, Colorado on 9/23/2015

    2006 Hyundai Sonata
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I switched out a stock stereo in my 2006 Sonata with this unit and what a huge difference in sound quality. I had been planning to switch out the stock speakers as well but the sound improvement form the head unit is so good I may not do that. It was easy to put in with the kit after I soldered the connections on the adapter and also after cursing and scraping my knuckles to get very uncooperative 2 screws out of the factory unit assembly. Previously I had a Sony HD radio CD unit in another vehicle with Infinity Reference speakers and this Pioneer works much better than the Sony; which had issues with the HD radio switchover to analog FM and also had issues with Aux and USB storage devices ie lots of long pauses and complicated menu's to navigate.

    Pros: Great value. Excellent sound quality for all inputs. Plug and play USB and Aux connections. **One not about the USB it will play in the order you added the songs.** Easy to use controls to set Illumination and HD radio preferences. I haven't fooled with the Mixtraxx thing yet.

    Cons: I have noticed a mechanical whirring noise with the CD player and the USB player but only when listening to the unit with the car engine off. Otherwise there is too much background nose while driving to notice the sound. In bright sunlight its hard to read the display no matter what color or brightness setting.

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    LukeU from Florida on 9/17/2015

    1989 Cadillac DeVille
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    For the price point, an excellent product. I do NOT like the sound experience of Satellite Radio; to my ear, there are clipped sounds that detract from the recording. Plus, I have noticed that the stations I often listen to are repeating content at the times I listen. For this reason, I enjoy the HD radio selections I have experienced. I can listen to a HD radio broadcast, and play the CD I have of the song, and notice no sound degradation. This is NOT SO with satellite. With this in mind, I do have to say that the limitations of this deck I have experienced are only due to the limitations of the system itself. The antenna impeding reception, the old speakers, the 26 year old wiring, the power supply to the deck, all in my 26 year old vehicle are the limitations. Even with these restrictions, I IMMEDIATELY noticed a difference in the sound. This is not my first experience with installing this product, with HD radio, into a vehicle. I have installed one in a 2001 Jeep and upgrading all the limitations aforementioned with replacement wiring, indexed Infinity speakers all around, upgraded power supply directly to the head unit, bridged dual voice coil sub in the console, etc. the NON-AMPLIFIED sound in my open top Jeep Wrangler was phenomenal. It was always commented on with passengers and until I bought a new VW with the upgraded sound system, was never eclipsed my vehicles. The only negative was the installation instructions were incorrect with details

    Pros: Excellent upgrade to older vehicles' systems that do not have the modern amenities available.

    Cons: Shows the hardware flaws in older cars and MAY necessitate component and wiring upgrade to get the full benefit.

    Pioneer DEH-X5700HD

    jiml from Arizona on 9/10/2015

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I needed to replace the factory radio and was told this one was fairly basic. It installed easily and looks almost factory but ease of use is not it's strong suit. I finally got the changing light colors turned off but still can't find out how to get the side bar lights off, they are unnecessary. The clock display doesn't return to full size in a few seconds after changing volume or station, it stays very small and hard to read. To find out the time I have to turn the radio off. You're not going to adjust the controls while driving if you want to change balance or fade. Sound is very good even without an amp.

    Pros: Easy install when the kit was ordered.

    Cons: More complicated than a radio needs to be and not safe to try to adjust more than volume or stations while moving.

    Good receiver for the money

    Motorhead from Texas on 9/3/2015

    2001 Ford F-150
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I like this car radio overall. It has very nice sound quality. That said, I also had (some years ago) replaced the factory speakers with JBLs. There are a lot of menus to scroll through to set it up, though once you learn it, it's logical. I take it that most of the Pioneer line are similar. The HD radio sound quality is also pretty good, and that's why I bought it.

    Pros: 1) Great sound quality 2) Remote control that also has a mute button. 3) Easy to use after you set it up.

    Cons: 1) Not as loud as my factory Ford radio (may be due to 4 ohm speakers?). 2) Menus can be a little complicated until you get used to it - many menus to get it set up. 3) Display can be hard to read in bright sunlight - minor complaint.

    Works great

    freedz from Pennsylvania on 9/1/2015

    2007 Ford Escape
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Plays cds and tunes in radio stations.

    Pros: works

    Cons: navigation through the menus take a little while to catch on to.

    Nice budget radio

    JH from Illinois on 8/26/2015

    1995 Volvo 940
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Overall, this is a great radio for the price. The sound quality is good, and the internal amp is sufficient for most needs. I have been happy with the radio reception. The USB playback is nice, but it has a caveat. USB playback order follows the time stamp of the files on the FAT USB device, rather than by file name or ID3 tag. For the less initiated, this means that files on a USB drive may play back in a seemingly random order. If the files are copied and pasted in sequential order to the USB drive, this is not an issue, but if a group of folders is pasted, the files will not necessarily be written to the drive in the order that you would expect. The solution to this issue is to use a utility like FATsort. This is not a defect of the radio, but a limitation of whatever chipset/device it uses to perform USB file playback. However, this quirk can be frustrating if the user is not aware of the cause of this behavior. This radio has a nice clean look that isn't overly flashy. I would like the illumination to be a bit less bright, though. It has useful tone controls. It has the usual presets, along with two custom graphic EQ settings. Both EQ settings have the same controls, but one is global for all sources, and the other is per source. The build quality and feel is as good as it can be for a radio of this price. I feel its better than some Kenwood radios I have seen of late. I am pleased with my purchase.

    Pros: Sound quality. Straightforward controls. USB playback (with caveats). Attractive appearance. Reasonable price. Useful tone controls for a radio in this price range. Good value.

    Cons: USB playback order. Illumination is brighter than I'd like. Front, rear, and subwoofer outputs would be nice, but this is an inexpensive radio.


    cologuy from Colorado on 8/20/2015

    Great product, easy to use, and looks good as well.



    Can't go wrong with a Pioneer

    C Wilson from Pennsylvania on 8/17/2015

    1999 Chevrolet Silverado
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Picked up this unit for my 99 Silverado manly because the stock one didn't have a CD player and well it was stock. Puts out good sound, navigating threw the functions is pretty simple and it picks up the USB pretty quick. Doesn't like the S7 but not a big deal I just have a 16 Gb thumb drive stuck in her, and plays with no problem. It is a bit hard to see the display when it's bright out side, but you not staring at you radio while your driving anyway. The wiring adapter and the install kit to fill the giant hole in the dash were spot on, went in without a hitch. Would probably give it a 5 star but only had for a short time.

    Pros: Sounds good, easy to use

    Cons: Cant see the display to good when it bright outside

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    PaulieT. from Shartlesville Pa on 8/13/2015

    1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Replaced factory ford head in my 99 f-250, installation very easy. Install kit and wiring harness excellent. Removal and install took all of 1 hr to complete including wiring harnesses together. Sound is 100% better then stock head, next is to up grade factory speakers

    Pros: Easy install,sounds great, easy to operate and looks good too

    Cons: None so far

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    Ginnysdad from Kentucky on 8/10/2015

    1998 Toyota Avalon
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Replaced a factory radio in a 98 Toyota Avalon. The update with the HD radio, aux input, and USB is well worth it's modest price tag. Getting the master sheets and installation kit makes it a great value buying from Crutchfield. Had a few questions during the install and Crutchfield advisers were able to resolve the minor wiring issues over the phone.

    Pros: HD tuner, aux and usb inputs, installation support

    Cons: none

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    Glen from Missouri on 7/30/2015

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I purchased the Pioneer DEH-X5700HD for my beater pickup got it off the scratched and dent pile but for the life of me I could not see any thing wrong with it. It was an easy install sounds good looks good and most important to me is I can listen to K-SHE 95 #2 HD station in St Louis MO

    Pros: all pros no cons

    Cons: ZERO

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    Dirttracker from New York on 7/27/2015

    2005 Honda Accord LX
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I thought HD radio would be cool, but I find it annoying. The sound quality is better than analog FM but it doesn't stay tuned-in. It switches back and forth between digital and analog, sounding like a cd skipping. This happens very frequently due to the hilly terrain in my area. The rest of the unit works great, with good sound quality and reasonable power. If I was to do it again, I would get a Pioneer mechless receiver.

    Pros: Sound quality, power, easy to use, decent remote, plays those round discs. Will navigate a usb flash drive quickly and easily using folders to contain each album. "Random" plays tracks from the entire drive.

    Cons: Radio switching between digital and analog is annoying. Won't play flac files.

    Works great

    Fireman12 from Tennessee on 7/17/2015

    2000 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Works just as advertised. Easy to use and follow directions.


    Cons: Nothing on the radio itself. The wiring harness didn't include directions for my car requiring the splicing into another wire. This wasn't a big issue as calling the help line solved the problem.

    Pioneer rockin tunes.

    achngheart from Wisconsin on 7/16/2015

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    LOve it.



    Pioneer 5700hd radio

    James from South Carolina on 7/15/2015

    1998 Chevrolet C Series
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great radio for the price. Installed in my sons 98 chevy truck. Loves the radio and the different colors you can choose from. Replaced stock radio with it and makes a world of difference.

    Pros: Sounds great. Easy to install. Come with mounting bracket.

    Cons: None.

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    Robert from Prescott Valley, Arizona on 7/14/2015

    2004 Nissan Frontier
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Very good radio.


    Cons: Non

    Great for the price

    David from Georgia on 7/13/2015

    2002 Ford Escape
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great value. Comes with all parts to install. 2hrs total to install including soldering connections. Much better sound over stock stereo.




    Robert from Lake Butler, Florida on 6/23/2015

    2007 Toyota Tundra
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This replaced my stock radio and the sound is definitely better. I live out in the sticks so while driving down the road the HD signal will come and go but it is not too extreme. Now I need to replace my speakers. This is my first time using Crutchfield. And my first time installing my own radio. It was very easy. Crutchfield sent me everything I needed. I am very Happy with my purchase. It only took two days for delivery. I plan to use them for my new speakers. As soon as I get the money.

    Pros: Better sound. Easy install.

    Cons: A few of the colors are hard to see in the daylight.

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    DR from Colorado on 6/13/2015

    2002 Toyota RAV4
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great price for a unit that sounds good. Easy to install with the free Toyota wiring adapters and mounting kit.

    Pros: great value, nice features, excellent HD radio

    Cons: Not as easy to navigate controls as they could be. Could use a dedicated on/off switch.

    Good sound, Good Price

    Eric S from Rock Island, IL on 6/11/2015

    2005 Chevrolet Malibu
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great deck for the money. Sounds good with the lower priced speakers I got for it also.

    Pros: Great price, sounds good, adjustable sound settings, amp ready with RCA cable outputs and wire in back.

    Cons: Controls are not easy to understand without using the manual, would like more power.


    J from Texas on 6/8/2015

    2010 Chevrolet Silverado
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    The radio was super easy to install because everything was clearly labeled on the wiring harness. The colors were also correct. Pretty straight forward as far as operation goes. Haso some cool eq features that really make music sound good. Very happy.

    Pros: Easy install. Easy operation. Customizable display. Good price for what you get.

    Cons: Haven't found any!

    My 01' Sierra stereo

    KodaK from Great Bend, KS on 6/4/2015

    2001 GMC Sierra 1500
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    It's a great stereo, and it fits the truck well. I really appreciated that I could look up if it fit my truck. I think the sound quality is great. It was easy to install myself, and I could get the dash kit from the same place I got the stereo.

    Pros: Great sound quality. It's a good looking stereo. The display is bright, and adjusts with outside lighting (if you set it that way).

    Cons: Using the remote takes some time to get used to, its' directional controls are a little confusing at first. It's easy to click the volume knob in and get to the menu accidentally when changing the volume.

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    quintin from Nevada lovelock on 6/3/2015

    1986 Ford F Series
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    great stereo, I live 100 miles from the metro area and it still pulls radio stations great. takes a little while to figure out how to use it all.

    Pros: pulls radio stations great. looks cool.

    Cons: manual is very basic, you must figure out how to use it by experimentation

    Great radio

    Irnhd020 from 29349 on 5/31/2015

    2004 Ford F-150
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great price and upgrade from factory radio!

    Pros: Easy to use, easy to install!

    Cons: None

    Works well

    offroadbud from Utah on 5/27/2015

    1986 Dodge Aries
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Works very well




    James from Minnesota on 5/19/2015

    2002 Isuzu Trooper
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Works great. I will need to study the manual more but so far it has performed perfectly.



    Functional excellence.

    SN from USA on 5/18/2015

    2003 Toyota Avalon
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Awesome deck. Works like a champ. I stream music and audiobooks from my iPhone.

    Pros: All of the features.

    Cons: Outside of dusk or night time, the display is almost useless. Even shielding the display from glare and light, I can barely make it out.

    Great unit for the price

    Jimmy from Tennessee on 5/3/2015

    1997 Lincoln Town Car
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great features and sound quality

    Pros: Great features

    Cons: none.. but read the book for the set up..

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    Jordan from Manteo, NC on 4/29/2015

    1986 Chevrolet Cavalier RS
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Very nice product, a little hard to install and get everything to fit properly but that could be due to me having an older car. Very clear sound and the Mixtrax feature is great!

    Pros: Good value, good build, good quality

    Cons: hard to fit correctly

    car stereo

    Anonymous from phlidaelphia, pa. on 4/28/2015

    1989 Nissan 240SX
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Stereo has great sound and looks really sharp

    Pros: Easy to use. Good value. FTEAT Sound quality

    Cons: No cons to report .


    T.NH from New Hampshire on 4/22/2015

    2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great product!! The illumination setting adds to coolness factor but is not just a "show off" item. The stereo sounds great, easy to pull /control music from Ipod and Flash drive. The equalizer settings show off it's ability. I highly recommend.

    Pros: Sounds and looks great!

    Cons: Directions could be improved.

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    fox from New York on 4/20/2015

    1995 Ford Mustang
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Best customer service in the business. Good radio for factory replacement. Good sound for the casual listener.

    Pros: Customer service.

    Cons: None for me.

    Perfect Fit

    DDog from Georgia on 4/20/2015

    2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This is my sons first upgrade radio for his truck and it was perfect. Not too high priced and all the quality I expect from Pioneer.

    Pros: Easy Installation, great quality

    Cons: None

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    Kevin from Pennsylvania on 4/18/2015

    1998 GMC R-V Crew
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Excellent value and performance. The "coolness factor" is not (to me, anyway) an attribute I use when evaluating anything. Ease of use is fine once one becomes familiar with where to find the adjustment in the multiple menus. Build quality is a long term item, and so far so good.

    Pros: Multi color dimmable display is huge. I do a lot of nighttime driving, so keeping the interior lighting at a minimum is a must.

    Cons: Nothing so far.

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    George from Plymouth Meeting, PA on 4/13/2015

    2001 Toyota Corolla
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Everything works fine. Default display and face illumination brightness can seem overly bright in certain lighting situations, but can be adjusted down if you want to. General operation and sound quality is fine, especially considering the price of the unit. The display is easy to see and read, but the smaller portion of the display on the lower left (shown with the signal strength option turned on in the above picture) could be used better. All available options for this area are of marginal usefulness at best. I would much rather see this spot used to display the selected preset number, radio frequency you are tuned to, track number, etc, while you can use the main portion of the display to show the artist/track information.

    Pros: Price, sound quality, multiple display colors to choose from, HD Radio, easy access to USB and aux ports.

    Cons: Pioneer does not seem to offer a lower end unit with the option of HD radio and bluetooth, forcing you to choose one or the other. Smaller portion of display could be better utilized.

    Very Good for the Price

    teh from Houston, TX on 4/12/2015

    2006 Chevrolet Colorado
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Good radio for the price. It has a few oddities about it, like not sensing the dimmer on my Chevy Colorado, but otherwise it does everything I wanted it to. I can stream I Heart Radio or Google Music thru the aux jack, and no longer have to worry about the CD that the truck's previous owner got jammed in the factory radio. I don't know if I'm ever going to use some of the features, like playing off a USB stick or Mixtrax, though.



    Pioneer DEH-X5700HD

    DW from Dayton, Ohio on 3/18/2015

    2003 Ford Escape
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Purchased this to replace Ford factory unit. Fit perfectly and I had it installed in less than 30 minutes. Unit is user friendly, but take time to read owners manual, makes it a breeze!

    Pros: Good deal, sounds good. Looks good in dash


    Pioneer feh-x5700hd

    The mack from Salem, or on 3/7/2015

    1996 Honda Accord EX
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Overall the stereo does what I am looking for. Great value for what it is. The "coolness" factor might apply to a teenager, I just look for good styling with options that can be adjusted.

    Pros: Multi color options to match dash color. Ease of adjustments and getting into the menus.

    Cons: Sub port on on the front. Not convienent to prevent theft.

    Very Nice Deck

    CalPilot21 from Elk Grove, CA on 3/1/2015

    2002 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Lots of features for the money. Radio has station/track info, which is really cool. Nice display, and good sound.

    Pros: HD Radio, station/track info, front audio and USB inputs, nice display.

    Cons: Menus somewhat difficult to navigate, but probably no more difficult than other single DIN decks.

    Still producing a great product after all these years

    Laurin R. from California on 2/26/2015

    1996 Ford Thunderbird
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I purchased this unit for my wife's new 96 T Bird. I have a long standing history with Pioneer Stereo Products. I work in the mining industry and the Pioneer brand seem to be the only units that will handle the abuse of heavy mining equipment. Installed in over 40 pieces of heavy equipment and only 1 failure in over 10 years makes me look to Pioneer for all my personal vehicles. This is a great unit that is easy to use and sounds great too. Combined it with the Rockford Fosgate Prime R152-S speakers in the front and the Rockford Fosgate Prime R168X2 speakers in the rear. What a great sound. It works well with my ipod and her phone. The aux port is nice for connecting my portable sat receiver. I am sure she is in for many happy hours of tunes from this great receiver. Happy wife, happy life. :)

    Pros: Great look and feel. Easy to setup. Great FM, HDFM and AM signal pulling power. (Receives in fringe areas where most won't) Great sounding HDFM with plenty of volume power. Easy to add amps and subs if so desired. My wife likes the fact you can set the display colors to match the car interior colors. Love this unit.

    Cons: It does pick up glare on the display window in bright daylight. Maybe needs a con-caved or matte type finish to eliminate the glare issue.


    joe from Fresno on 2/26/2015

    1990 Chevrolet C Series
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great price! easy to install!



    Simply Good

    DrU from Florida on 2/10/2015

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    The standard features that come with the radio is great from the HD Radio down to the customizable lights. I'm in love with the Digital stations there is SOOO much to choose from that in need more presets. I love the pandora-to-pioneer connectivity that is one of a kind and iphone option as well. Just a WELL built head unit with a great price. The only thing that would make this Head Unit completely Perfect if there was bluetooth connection But, I guess thats why there are other pioneer radios with that feature at different price tags. Thanks to Crutchfield for your great service!!!

    Pros: ~ Price ~ Features ~ Technology ~ Build Quality

    Cons: NO CONS thus far LOVE this radio. <<< SIDE NOTE >>>> FOR PIONEER: It would be a good idea for you to look into making the display screen on this head unit and/or others matte that would help much with glare that comes in during the day as a result the screen is very hard to see and it truly sucks BUT don't misunderstand this is a great product and I enjoy every bit of it. This is just a word to the wise. Thanks

    Great stereo!

    Trevor from Oregon on 1/11/2015

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This stereo works good. It has hd radio which I've never had before and I love it! Honestly I don't know much about stereos but I'm happy with it. Has a usb port and aux on the front. I'm pleased with the quality of the sound.

    Pros: Hd radio, great value, ability to change color of lights on stereo to any color imaginable, great sound quality.

    Cons: None.

    Great Radio

    Wayne from Suffolk, VA on 12/15/2014

    1995 Ford F Series
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    The receiver sounds great! This area is saturated with FM stations, but only a few broadcast in HD. The classical music station with HD sounds outstanding. The classic rock station with HD really rocks. I am a bit overwhelmed with all the features. It took me a while to get it set up. But the installation in my 95 F150 was easy. I have installed lots of radios, so I knew what to look out for. Everything plugged in using the wiring harness. All the instructions were easy to follow. The big surprise was I ordered it one afternoon and it arrived the next morning. That is great service!

    Pros: Love the sound. The front panel is very attractive. The installation was easy. I didn't get an external amp or subwoofer, but the sound is very crisp and has plenty of bass for me. Overall, it was very easy to install.

    Cons: There are so many features it is almost overwhelming. I am still trying to figure it all out, but I mainly wanted an HD receiver and CD player, so it meets my needs.

    Good value-lots of features!

    TX from Texas on 12/4/2014

    1997 Toyota 4Runner
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Still getting used to it but so far so good. Easy install, fairly straightforward setup and looks nice. Love the HD sound on FM but still trying to figure out how to keep it from bumping in and out of that mode. A bit annoying. I may need an antennae booster.

    Pros: HD sounds great, lots of input options with aux and USB, flexible display settings Very good at reading vehicle copy home-made CD's

    Cons: Still trying to lock in HD reception but may just be operator error.

    nice well built stereo!

    Anonymous from Sisters Oregon on 10/11/2014

    2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500/3500
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Nice well built stereo. The tuner does extremely well picking up radio Stations.

    Pros: Nice tuner, nice to look at.

    Cons: None to speak of.

    Packed with features

    Oldestgenxer from St Louis, MO on 10/2/2014

    2001 Mercury Grand Marquis
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I gave ease of use 4 stars only because I am 49 and some of the stuff is hard to see, and not everything is intuitive for me since I haven't bought an aftermarket head unit in 30 years. But man--I can't believe everything this can do! I have a flash drive sticking out of the USB port with a few GB of music on it. I haven't worked out with my phone yet how to connect that--but that'll come. My favorite radio station is all of the hidden HD stations. I love the color changing. Sometimes it's hard to see when the sun is shining on it, however. What's with the MIX function, and why would someone want that? Whatev...

    Pros: Great sound, great functions, great look! Lots of features, I'm enjoying learning about it.

    Cons: Hard to see in sunlight.


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    Features and Specs

    AUX Input Front
    Audio/video Input ---
    USB Input Front
    CarPlay No
    Android Auto No
    Siri Control No
    Android Control Yes
    Memory Card Slot USB memory
    Bluetooth Compatible No
    Satellite Radio Ready No
    HD Radio Built-in
    Navigation ---
    iPod Compatibility
    Full size Classic/5Gen
    Nano 7/6/5/4/3/2/1
    Touch 5/4/3/2/1
    iPhone 6+/6/5S/5C5/4S/4/3GS/3G/2G
    CEA-2006 Compliant Yes
    RMS Power Output 14 watts
    Peak Output 50 watts
    RMS Power Bandwidth 20-20kHz
    Preamp Outputs 4-channel
    Sub Preamp Outputs No
    Switchable Rear Preamp Outputs Yes
    Video Screen No
    Preamp Voltage 2 volts
    Display Color Variable
    Key Button Color Variable
    EQ Bands 5
    Wireless Remote Yes
    Steering Wheel Control Compatible Adapter required
    Parts Warranty 1 Year
    Labor Warranty 1 Year
    FM Sensitivity 11 dBf
    European Tuning No
    Seek/Scan Seek
    Radio Data System Yes

    Product Research

    Disc & USB (Android) Playback
    iPhone/Aux Integration
    HD + Pandora Radio
    Audio Section
    Display Features
    Remote Control

    Disc & USB (Android) Playback

    Compatible Discs: The Pioneer DEH-X5700HD 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 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-X5700HD. Basic playback controls included Play/Pause, FW/RW, Previous/Next Track, and Random/Repeat. Song/artist information such as track, artist, and album name will also be displayed on the head unit. In addition, 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.

    • MSC Playback: The Pioneer DEH-X5700HD's USB port enables playback & control of MP3/WMA/WAV music files stored on your portable USB MSC device, like your older Android smartphone (w/ OS 2.2+ [Froyo/Gingerbread]) or USB thumbdrive device (up to 32GB) through the head unit.
    • MTP Playback: The DEH-X5700HD's USB port also enables playback & control of stored MP3/WMA music files on your portable USB MTP device, like your newer Android smartphone (w/ OS 4.0+ [Ice Cream Sandwich/Jelly Bean/KitKat]) through the Pioneer head unit.
    Note: You cannot use your Android smartphone's touchscreen to control music playback and you cannot select music apps from your smartphone for playback. However, you can continue to listen to stored music on your Android smartphone through the head unit while you check your Calendar, Facebook, Texts, etc on your phone.

    MP3/WMA/WAV Playback: The Pioneer DEH-X5700HD supports the following types of MP3/WMA/WAV files recorded onto CD-R/RW disc or loaded onto a USB MSC/MTP device.

    Media Type CD-R/RWUSB (MSC/MTP)
    File SystemISO9660 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 8-48 kHz
    bit rate of 48-320 kbps w/ sampling rate of 32, 44.1, 48 kHz
    WAV: bit rate of 8/16-bit w/ sampling rate of 16-48kHz or 22.05-44.1kHz (not compatible w/ MTP)
    Maximum # of Folders/Files99 folders/999 files500 folders/15,000 files
    TagsID3 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 + Auto Off 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. 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.

    iPhone/Aux Integration

    iPod Direct Connection: The Pioneer DEH-X5700HD's front-panel USB port can be used to connect your Lightning or 30-pin dock connector iPod/iPhone to the head unit. The DEH-X5700HD supports audio playback, music navigation, information display, and charging of your compatible Apple device.

    • Lightning Connector: If you have a newer iPod/iPhone with the Lightning-connector, you can use Pioneer's Lightning-to-USB cable (130CDIU52, sold separately) or the Lightning-to-USB cable that came with your Apple device to connect your iPod/iPhone to the DEH-X5700HD.
    • 30-Pin Dock Connector: If you have an older iPod/iPhone with a 30-pin dock connector, you can use Pioneer's dock connector-to-USB cable (130CDIU51, sold separately) or the dock connector-to-USB cable that comes with your Apple device to connect your iPod/iPhone to the DEH-X5700HD.
    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.

    • Head Unit Mode: From the head unit, you can browse your iPod/iPhone's music library by Artist, Album, Song, Genre, Playlist, Composer, Podcast, or Audiobook. Once you have selected a category, you can search each category alphabetically. In addition, the head unit offers Link Play, which allows you to play songs related to the currently playing song. Link Play 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. The head unit will display your iPod/iPhone's stored music file information; including Track number, Elapsed playing time, and Song/Artist/Album name. Apple devices w/ iOS 6.0+ will stay unlocked, so you can access music apps; other iPod/iPhone device's clickwheel or touchscreen will be locked during this mode.
    • iPod Mode: In iPod mode, you can navigate the stored music on your iPod/iPhone from its clickwheel or touchscreen, while still being able to view song/artist information and control basic playback functions from the head unit. You will not be able to browse your iPod/iPhone's music by category from the head unit or use Link Play in this mode.
    • App Mode: App mode lets you listen to your favorite music apps from your iPhone (iOS 5.0+) through the Pioneer head unit and your vehicle's speakers. Once you have selected the music app from your iPhone, you'll be able to listen to music from that app through the Pioneer head unit, view song/artist information on the head unit's LCD, and operate basic playback functions such as Play/Pause and Previous/Next Track from the head unit's front-panel control. Not all apps will be compatible with App Mode.

    Apple Device Compatibility Chart: The Pioneer DEH-X5700HD is "Made for iPod/iPhone" compatible and supports the following iPod/iPhone model functions (as of 9/26/2014):

    Apple DeviceGenerationTested VersionMedia TypeControl TypeDisplay TypeCharge
    AudioVideoHead UnitiPod/iPhoneApp ModePandora AppArtist/Song TextTrack Info
    nano 1st1.3.1YNYNNNYYY
    6th1.1 PCYNYYNNYYY
    classic 80GB1.1.2YNYYNNYYY
    video 5th1.3YNYNNNYYY
    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-X5700HD is equipped with a front-panel 3.5mm stereo minijack auxiliary input for connecting external components, such as a portable MP3 player. 

    HD + Pandora Radio

    HD Radio: The Pioneer DEH-X5700HD's built-in HD Radio tuner lets you listen to the radio with the same fidelity as your digital music. HD Radio features high quality audio, FM multi-casting, and data services. With HD Radio, your FM stations offer near CD-quality sound, AM stations provide FM-like sound, and there is crystal-clear reception with no audio distortion. Best of all, HD Radio is 100% subscription free. The unit's tuner also supports analog AM/FM broadcasts.

    • Multicasting: In addition to conventional broadcasts, with HD Radio broadcasting it is possible to choose from up to 3 multicast programs (HD1 to HD3, and analog). There are also data programs for each program.
    • Station Text + RDS: AM/FM digital stations can offer text and data such as artist names and song titles. For analog FM stations, the Radio Data System (RDS) feature displays radio broadcast information such as song/artist information when listening to compatible RDS FM stations.
    • Supertuner IIID: 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.
    • Reception Blending: If a digital broadcast reception condition gets poor, this unit automatically switches to the analog broadcast of the same frequency level. If this function is set to "On", the tuner switches between digital broadcast and analog broadcast automatically. If this function is 'Off', reception will be conducted within an analog broadcast.
    • BSM (Best Stations Memory): The BSM (Best Stations Memory) function lets you automatically store the six strongest analog or HD stations under preset buttons 1-6 of the currently tuned band. The tuner has 3 FM banks and 1 AM bank. You can store 6 presets for each bank giving you a total of 18 FM presets and 6 AM presets.
    • Local Tuning: Local seek tuning lets you tune in only those radio stations with sufficiently strong signals for good reception. There are 4 level of sensitivity for FM and two levels for AM. The higher settings allow reception of only the strongest stations, while lower settings let you receive progressively weaker stations.
    • Emergency Alerts: Emergency Alerts work in conjunction with the Federal Emergency Alert Services to provide more advanced messaging during emergencies or disasters. Providing relevant local content, particularly in times of severe weather or other natural emergencies make HD Radio's Emergency Alerts feature an invaluable resource.

    Note: HD Radio is the system for digital AM and FM broadcasting in the U.S. More than 2,000 radio stations are broadcasting their primary signals in digital HD Radio technology, as a free service. Go to to check for HD Radio stations in your area.

    Pandora App: The free Pandora App lets you play music from the Pandora music service through the Pioneer DEH-X5700HD 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-X5700HD will provide control over the Pandora music service and display Artist/Album/Song information.

    • Station List: You can select Pandora stations from your Station List by date or alphabetically (A-Z).
    • Shuffle Station List: You can listen to songs played randomly from various stations within your Station List.
    • New Stations + Delete: New stations can be created based on the current songs or artists playing. You can also delete a station from your Pandora station list.
    • Skip Songs: You can skip song tracks within a station. You cannot skip back to a previous song. Pandora limits the number of skips allowed.
    • Thumbs Up/Down: You can give songs a thumbs up or thumbs down to help Pandora personalize stations to suit your preferences.
    • Bookmarking: The song/artist currently being played can be bookmarked & stored in your Pandora account.

    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.

    Audio Section

    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-X5700HD 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-X5700HD 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.

    • 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
    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.

    4ch/2V Preouts: The Pioneer DEH-X5700HD features two pair of 2.0-volt preouts. The unit's Rear/SW preouts can be configured as fading rear-channel outputs or a non-fading subwoofer outputs. When the head unit's RW/SW preouts are 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-X5700HD 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-X5700HD CD receiver offers a variety of audio settings to tailor the bass, treble, and volume level to your preference.

    • Bass Boost The DEH-X5700HD features a bass boost function which can be used to enhance low-frequency bass sound. The bass boost function can be set between 0-6.
    • Loudness: The Loudness feature compensates for deficiencies in the low and high sound ranges at low volume. You can set the Loudness feature to Low, Mid, High, or Off.
    • Source Level Adjustment (SLA): This function lets you adjust the volume level of each source to prevent radical changes in volume when switching between sources. Settings are based on the volume level of the FM tuner, which remains unchanged. Each source can be independently adjusted from -4dB to +4dB.

    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, and is not supported by USB MTP devices. The Advanced Sound Retriever function is disabled when MIXTRAX is activated.

    Display Features

    Detachable Face Security: The Pioneer DEH-X5700HD 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.

    Color Customization: Color Customization lets the user match their receiver illumination to their vehicle's interior lighting. Over 210,000 colors are available to match the illumination of almost any car. The button illumination and display illumination colors can be customized separately for an endless number of color combinations. You can select from 5 preset colors (White/Red/Amber/Green/Blue), customize an illumination color (by adjusting Red/Blue/Green brightness levels), or scan through a variety of colors.

    Brightness Control: You can manually adjust the brightness (1-10) of the head unit's display to suit your viewing needs. You can also sync the receiver's illumination to the head units' clock or your vehicle's headlights. To dim the receiver's display automatically when the vehicle's headlights are turned on, you'll need to hardwire the orange/white wire of the head unit's harness to your vehicle's parking light circuit.

    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 among twelve 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. You can also choose which area's of the head unit's face illuminates; select Display, Display/Buttons, or Off.

    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 choose to have the clock display during playback of each source.

    Demo Mode: This unit features a Demo mode which can be turned On/Off within the menu.

    Remote Control

    Wireless Remote Control: The DEH-X5700HD comes with an IR wireless remote control. The remote allows you to control the volume, switch between sources, pause playback, skip music tracks, change display info, and adjust audio settings. You can also mute the volume (function that cannot be performed from the front panel).

    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 an optional steering wheel audio control adapter (sold separately). Please consult Crutchfield's Outfit My Car to see if your vehicle is compatible.

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    In the United States, frequency-modulated (FM) broadcasting stations operate in a frequency band extending from 87.8 MHz to 108.0 MHz and most radios today won't tune anything lower than 88 Mhz since the frequencies from 87.8 MHz and 88 MHz are so rarely used. So unfortunately there wouldn't be any way for this Pioneer to tune into FM 87.7.[ Larry  Oct 21, 2015 ]  Staff
    I don't have an Android so I don't know.[ Ronald Wayne  Dec 23, 2014 ]
    We have not received any answers from other customers on your question. I would recommend reaching out to an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They should be able to help answer your question.[ Jeff  Dec 23, 2014 ]  Staff
    Yes.[ David  Dec 10, 2014 ]
    Yes.[ Joseph J.  Dec 08, 2014 ]
    Hi Nick, yes it shows time with radio off ignition on or in accessories position. Craig U[ Craig  Dec 07, 2014 ]