Overview: The PIE PIO/USB-51V interface cable allows you to
plug your iPod/iPhone directly into a compatible Pioneer multimedia head unit's USB and
Aux input terminal, and gain direct control, audio/video playback, information
display, and charging
from the head unit. Music Browsing, Alphabetical Search, Album Art, and Link Search make it easy to find your iPod/iPhone's music.
Pioneer Headunit Compatibility: The PIO/USB-51V USB interface cable for
iPod/iPhone is compatible with the following 2011 Pioneer multimedia/navigation
in-dash head units which feature a USB (type-A) port and an A/V 3.5mm auxiliary
input (as of December 2011).
- AVH: P2300DVD, P3300BT, P6300BT
- AVIC: X930BT, Z130BT
- MVH: P7300, P8300BT
iPod/iPhone Controls: To make operating and searching easy, operations
to control your iPod/iPhone with your Pioneer multimedia are designed to be as
similar to the iPod/iPhone as possible.
- Music Browsing: You can search your iPod/iPhone's
audio/video content by category (Video Playlist, Movie, Music Video, Video
Podcast, TV Show, Rented Movie, Playlist, Artist, Album, Song, Podcast,
Genre, Composer, or Audiobook). Each category is then listed alphabetically
to ensure easy access to each audio/video file.
- Link Search: In addition, Link Search allows you
to play songs related to the currently playing song. Link Search lets you
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.
- Time Search: Time Search lets you select a desired
position (elapsed time) within a single track on your iPod/iPhone.
- Random & Repeat: You can also select random and repeat
functions for a certain song, specific category, or your entire iPod/iPhone's
iPod/iPhone Display: Your compatible multimedia head unit
will display your iPod/iPhone's music file information, including - Track
number, Folder number, Elapsed playing time, Song title, Artist name, Album
label, and Album art.
iPod/iPhone Charging: Your compatible multimedia head unit's
USB connection will power and charge your connected iPod/iPhone battery when
your vehicle's ignition switch is set to the 'ACC' or 'On' position.
Note: If your iPod/iPhone has no initial battery charge,
then the unit will not recognize it.
iPod Compatibility: The PIE PIO/USB-51V iPod Audio/Video Direct Cable
is "Made for iPod/iPhone" compatible and supports the following iPod/iPhone
model functions when connected to a compatible Pioneer multimedia head unit (as
of December 2011):
|iPod/iPhone||Generation||Tested Version||Media Type||
Control Type||Display Type||Apps||iTunes Tagging||Charge|
|Audio||Video||head unit||iPod/iPhone||App Mode||Song/Artist Text||Track Info ||Pandora App||Aha Radio|
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 revert to the older software version or
wait until a newer software update is available.
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