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Pioneer Double DIN CD Receiver with Improved Pioneer ARC App Compatibility-FH-S500BT

Model #: FH-S500BT
143497
Pioneer
At a Glance

The FH-S500BT 2-din CD receiver features Pioneer's MIXTRAX technology, Pandora®, Spotify®, and built-in Bluetooth®.

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  • Android™ Compatibility
  • Works with Pandora® and Spotify®
  • iPhone® Compatibility
  • Enhanced Bluetooth® enabled phone connectivity with Pioneer ARC Bluetooth Hub

A Better-Than-Ever Listening Experience

Pandora is personalized internet radio that is designed to help you discover new music that you'll love mixed in with music that you already know. With the FH-S500BT, you can enjoy superior sound quality and full control of the Pandora experience in your car directly from the receiver. You are able to give tracks "thumbs up" or "thumbs down," bookmark a song so you can purchase it later, easily switch between your personalized radio stations, and view full track data.

In-dash control for Pandora is compatible with Apple iOS and Android OS. Simply download the free Pandora Radio app to your smartphone, connect it to the FH-S500BT via Bluetooth and take your music to the next level.

Built-in Bluetooth

Pioneer Audio receivers feature built-in Bluetooth enabling both hands-free calling and audio streaming with the latest Hands-Free Profile (HFP 1.6) and Wideband Speech capability. This allows you to experience more natural sound quality and details during calls. When streaming music, AVRCP 1.5 lets you browse and select the media stored on your smartphone.

Spotify

Spotify gives you all the music you'll ever need. Find the songs you love instantly, or let Spotify play you something great. With support for Spotify, just connect your compatible smartphone to a Pioneer Car Stereo Receiver to fill your ride with everything from classic tracks to the latest hits. Premium subscription may apply.

Pioneer ARC App

The Pioneer ARC (Advanced Remote Control) app allows you to control select functions on your Pioneer receiver. Access functions including presets, fast forward and rewind, and artist and album search. Users can also adjust audio and Bluetooth settings.

Smartphone Control

Access music on your smartphone directly from the Pioneer receiver. Search for Artist, Albums and Songs using Pioneer's intuitive interface. With Pioneer receivers you can also access and control select music and radio apps on your smartphone.

AOA 2.0 Support for Android™

AOA 2.0 enables Android owners to play music streaming apps and control basic functionality, Play/Pause and Skip Song, using the buttons of the receiver. The new feature requires the Android device to be running Android 4.1 or newer and be plugged into the receiver via the USB connection on the front of the unit.

Mixtrax- Keep The Party Going

MIXTRAX® is an innovative Pioneer technology that creates a nonstop mix of your music library complete with a range of DJ-inspired effects. Drawing from Pioneer’s rich DJ heritage and our passion for music, MIXTRAX delivers a unique DJ infused listening experience to those in the car. MIXTRAX takes the music from an iPhone or USB device, and plays it back with added transitions and effects, creating a virtual DJ inside the Pioneer receiver. MIXTRAX makes automatic remixing of tracks extra quick and easy. Simply connect your USB compatible device and listen as tracks are joined by various random sound effects in nonstop mix play to keep the groove going in full swing.

MIXTRAX also features 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. Choose among multiple patterns of lighting variations from sound pressure level or low-pass synchronization modes.

Android Music Support

Users of Android devices runing operating system 4.0 or later can connect to the FH-S500BT to listen to music stored on their device without the need for an app. The process is made possible using Media Transfer Protocol (MTP). MTP allows the CD receiver to recognize the Android smartphone as a music storage device. Users can now access music via USB stored on an Android device and operate basic operations like FF, REW, Play, Pause, Random Play, and Repeat. Metadata information such as track, artist, and album name can be displayed.

USB Auto Switch

The receiver also includes the USB Auto Switch feature so when the phone is connected via USB the listener has the option to choose whether the receiver uses the phone as a source, or just charges the device.

FLAC Codec Support

Pioneer Car Stereo Receivers upgrade in-car audio with amazing sound reproduction with their ability to play FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) files, which are 50-60% smaller than WAV files yet retain the integrity of the original sound sources. FLAC playback at up to 44.1khz sampling frequency and 16-bit bitrate for files stored on a USB thumb drive.

Caution: Read the operation manual as well as all instructions and cautions before use. Pay attention to the road, limit glances to the device, and do not use any feature if it cannot be operated both safely and legally in your location and environment. Distracted driving may result in serious injury, including death. Certain functions such as video playback and keyboard input are restricted through a parking brake interlock system.

Specifications

Display

Display with LED BacklightVA LCD (2-Line)
Brightness Control10-Level
Illumination TimerYes
Dimmer Setting (On/Off)Yes

Bluetooth®

Built-in Bluetooth®Yes
Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP)AVRCP 1.5
Secure Simple Pairing (SSP)Yes
Dual Phone Connection(HFP)Yes
Hands-Free Profile (HFP)HFP 1.6
Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP)Yes
Serial Port Profile (SPP)Yes

Tuner

Presets18 FM, 6 AM
Local Seek TuningYes
Supertuner® IIIDYes
Best Station Memory (BSM)Yes
RDSYes

Android™ Connectivity

Pandora® ControlYes
Voice ControlYes

Iphone® Connectivity

Pandora® ControlYes
Voice ControlYes

Digital Media Playback

CD/CD-R/RW PlaybackYes
WMA Audio PlaybackYes
WAV Audio PlaybackYes
MP3 Audio PlaybackYes
AAC Audio PlaybackYes
FLAC Audio PlaybackYes

Audio

RCA Preouts2(2V)
MIXTRAX®Yes
Time AlignmentYes
Subwoofer ControlYes
Listening Position SelectorYes
Built-in AmplifierMOSFET 50W x 4
Equalizer13-Band
Crossover NetworkLPF, HPF
Loudness3 Mode

Expandability

USBYes
Wired Remote InputYes
AUX InputYes

General

Remote ControlIncluded
Warranty (must be purchased from a Authorized Pioneer Dealer)1 Year
Multi-Language DisplayEnglish, Spanish, French (Canadian)

Misc. Specs

Bluetooth CapableYes
Car Stereo Din SizeDouble
DVD PlayerNo
CD PlayerYes
Num Usb Port1
Android CapableYes
TouchscreenNo
Water ResistantNo
Aux InputYes
Compatible DevicesAndroid/iOS
Preamp Voltage2 Volts
GPSNo
Faceplate StyleIn-Dash
Carplay CapableNo
Satellite Radio ReadyNo
ColorBlack
Voice ActivatedNo
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