2007 Volkswagen Passat
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Great unit, bluetooth connection very stable. Easy navigation & installation. Great sound.
Pros: Cost, functionality, easy navigation, Spotify
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No doubt about it, Bluetooth has changed the way I use my car stereo. No more plugging in my phone or iPod® — my favorite streaming music, podcasts, music files — they're all automatically on tap when I get behind the wheel. And when a call comes in, I can answer with the touch of a button and talk hands-free, so my eyes (and attention) stay on the road. And since I'm an iPhone® user, I've got Siri on tap just by pressing the receiver's control knob. Pioneer's DEH-X3910BT CD receiver can bring all the convenience to your vehicle too.
The DEH-X3910BT's built-in Bluetooth keeps you safely connected while driving.
And this versatile Pioneer adds a couple of other cool features to your Bluetooth experience. Wide Band Speech Technology ensures clear and easy-to-understand conversations – no more shouting so your caller can understand you. The receiver pairs up with two phones at a time, so your significant other can always make a call. Plus, with many devices, you can browse through your music library by playlist, artist, album title, or song title.
Connect your iPod® or iPhone® to the front-panel USB input, and you'll be able to access your playlists from the receiver's controls. If you're into your CD collection, you'll enjoy excellent reproduction of your store-bought and home-burned discs.
The DEH-X3910BT adds your Android to the mix with Android Open Accessory 2.0 (AOA 2.0). Connect via USB and you can access your favorite music files from compatible devices. You'll enjoy excellent sound quality and you won't have to pick up the phone whenever you want to skip a track. You'll also enjoy control over your favorite Pandora® or Spotify stations from the receiver when your iPhone or Android is connected.
Once you download Pioneer's Advanced Remote Control App (ARC) to your iOS or Android device, you've got a smart remote control for your Pioneer in the palm of your hand. You or your passengers will be able to use your touchscreen to access advanced functions like audio settings, source selection, playback, music library browsing, music app selection, and much more.
The built-in 5-band EQ allows you to shape the tone of the powerful built-in amplifier, so your music sounds right in your car. Two pairs of preamp outputs let you add external amplifiers or a powered sub.
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.
Bluetooth note: Use of this receiver's Bluetooth features will depend upon your phone's Bluetooth capabilities. Learn more in our article explaining Bluetooth profiles.
iPod/smartphone note: If you're going to use your iPod or smartphone with this receiver, be sure to check "Details" for compatibility information.
Great unit, bluetooth connection very stable. Easy navigation & installation. Great sound.
Arnold, Miami, FL
Average Customer Review(s):
Great unit, bluetooth connection very stable. Easy navigation & installation. Great sound.
Pros: Cost, functionality, easy navigation, Spotify
Good head unit, plenty of features, easy to navigate the menus
Not a big audiophile, but it sounds great and I love the functionality of this unit. Bluetooth works awesome, and the Spotify control is seamless. Love it so much, I bought another for my wife's car. Great price and Crutchfields technical support is awesome! Definitely buy if you are looking to upgrade a stock radio to Bluetooth functionality
Pros: Cost, easy to install, easy to operate, Spotify control,
Cons: Lcd screen is a little clunky but I knew what I was getting.
Great! Well built with a sleek look. Easy navigation.
Great head unit for its unbelievably low price. I installed this unit in a 2011 Kia Forte because the stock head unit reached its end of life. It was very simple to install and also enhanced the sound of the stock speakers. The best thing I love about this head unit is its simplicity. It has all the standard features I need that a late model car would come with and looks very sleek.
Pros: Easy to install. Great basic features. Simple to operate. Great price.
Cons: None so far
It's a good overall product. I installed this in my son's car and he loves it. Good quality sound, fairly easy to figure out and looks great in his car. The installation of the unit itself was fairly straight forward. Plug and play on the steering wheel control input as well as the bluetooth mic.
I purchased this radio for my 1996 F150 truck so I could get Bluetooth connectivity for hands-free mobile phone use. The unit is first class. The price was very competitive. The install was a bit more involved than expected. The instructions are a bit sketchy for someone with no experience with swapping out a radio. I am so glad I purchased the cable assembly. It is worth every penny. The bluetooth connection from when I power the radio and my iPhone is connected is super fast compared to the 2013 Jetta unit.
Pros: Basically everything about it.
Radio was as expected. Very nice, hands free calling and Bluetooth for songs works great.
Pros: Clear Sound for Calling. Install issues answered and resolved very fast.
Cons: Had to call in to realize I had adjust radio for rear speakers to work. Seems to for the "MACH" system this would have been made obvious.
Always happy with Pioneer products.
Can't go wrong for the price! Great balance of features and ease of use. No need for mix trax or many phone navigation features.. they're pretty much useless. But I didn't buy the deck for that. Just Bluetooth playback and hands free calling which work great. Sound quality through stock '01 vw golf speakers is surprisingly good. Installation was a breeze!
Pros: Bluetooth Auxiliary Sound quality Ease of use
Cons: Just some wasted effort on pioneers part with hollow extra features but it's only a con if you're hoping the on screen navigation of phone is any good (cause it's not!)
Great receiver! It is very simple and easy to use.
Pros: Easy to use, buttons are a decent size
Cons: A little pricey, doesn't change colors
Product works great, reception is strong, CD is great and the 'hands free cell phone' feature is very clear.
This system is Outstanding !!!
I have to say, pioneer did a great job designing and putting this stero together. I primarily bought it because of it having both CD and BT function. I was not disappointed. The only reason I gave it four is price point. There are several other stereos out there with the same functions, so the price could be a little more reasonable. But great buy, you will not go wrong with this stereo.
Good looking unit that brings my 2002 auto up to date at a great price . compatible with my cars wiring and fits well in the dash .
I haven't had a chance to install the radio yet, just finished the front end of my Camaro, it's next on my list.
Pros: Good price
Cons: Nothing yet
I really like this player I'm not real savy on programming but they make it easy and I love the ease of answering my phone on the bike. I wear face gear everyday so the mic is easy for me
Pros: answer phone with oush of one button on my bike GPS speaks through the speakers too just love it
Awesome stereo. Great quality
Love this stereo! Got every feature I wanted and then some!
Great quality on this product would recommend
Excellent price and quality
Pros: Good value
Cons: Simple interface
Hands free phone is clear on both ends. I wish I had gotten the next model up that included variable color display options.
Pros: Good sound, great hands free call quality at a low cost.
It works great in my truck! 2001 Toyota Tacoma
So far I love everything about it. Installation was quick and easy. Set up was fairly simple, probably would have been easier had I read the directions. =) I would definitely recommend this website and product. It is also definitely worth the extra money to have them put the wires together, such a time saver!
Pros: Easy to install, easy set up, and sounds great. Does everything you could ever want it to do.
Cons: Nothing yet.
This was great upgrade from the factory radio on my 1999 Chevrolet pickup . Love the Bluetooth, makes listening to music from my iPhone easy along with hands free talking . Sound quality and ease of controls and set up are very user friendly to learn .
Pros: Install with kit provided took very little time and easy ,
Love it so far. Works flawlessly. 2002 Mercury Cougar.
I baught this for my son. He loves it! Sounds ten X's better then his last stereo and he didn't even have to set up the blue tooth for his phone it just knew!
Pros: Easy install, sounds great, Bluetooth simple
Cons: Doesn't have a dimmer wire for night time. No big deal unless you love that feature get the model above it.
This radio's controls and buttons are not well conceived. Their placement cause driving distraction when trying to use. Must rely on remote control for volume control, menu, feature, etc. I listen to FM radio much of the time and AM radio part of the time as well as BlueTooth to iPhone and iPad - very poor selection controls make switching from one feature to another very difficult while driving. Controls are not intuitive or easy to use. Would NOT have purchased this unit had I known. Owner's Manual: Installation wiring instructions - good. Operation instructions - poor.
Pros: Works as described...BlueTooth pairing worked easy. Has lots of features.
Cons: Controls and buttons are not intuitive. Distracting while driving. Controls and buttons not so easy to access once installed. Volume control way too granular.
Great deck chock full of functionality at a great price. With Crutchfield's information and knowledge installation is fairly simple. Only change I'd recommend is that for Toyotas where you are bypassing the preamp that you indicate in the instructions that you need to locate the preamp, use the additional wiring harness to connect to the preamp, but that you will actually be bypassing the deck.
this was really nice and cheap way to improve my commute, I now can use blue tooth, and have a hands free way to answer or make calls, I like the remote, so I don't have to lean forward to push a button on my Pioneer. The sound is so much better than my stock, I get to enjoy music, and programs I download on my phone, but having the blue tooth for my phone is the best!
Pros: blue tooth
Got this to replace a failing radio in a 2004 Accord which had amazing sound and a great tuner for a factory unit. The sound in the Pioneer is not nearly as open or clear as the original unit and the tuner, while not horrible is also not as good as the original. Sending this back and trying another unit recommended by Crutchfield. I do think I had an exceptional factory radio so if you don't, you may find this an upgrade, but for me it's a downgrade.
Cons: Compressed sound, noisy tuner
The head unit is well built and has most of the features one would need. The only feature that I feel it lacks is being able to change the color of the display. Setting up of sound is decent with various options for adjusting the EQ, Fade, high end cutoffs etc. Getting to and changing these settings is a tad annoying with this being a single din unit with a small screen, but that is to be expected. Power I find lacking with sound breaking up fairly early when driving my Infinity speakers. An external amp is definitely recommended if you want to use this head unit.
Pros: Easy to install, good compatibility with phone applications, good amount of features.
Cons: Low power, no color changing.
The radio itself is ok. It could be a little more intuitive in actual operation. I keep referring to the user guide to perform the simplest operations. For instance there is not an off and on button to turn the unit off - you have to depress and hold the source button to get the unit to shut off. Most radios I have used allow you to set the equalizer to specific channels that are stored as preset quick access buttons. For instance if you are listening to talk radio, you can pre program this station to always be set to the 'talk' equalizer. This feature is not available on this radio. Once the equalizer is set it applies to all radio stations. If you change stations while driving good luck adjusting the equalizer - very distracting. The big problem I have is with the Crutchfield MasterSheet that documents the installation. I had to contact their technical support multiple times because of the incomplete instructions. This radio comes with bluetooth with connections to iphones. The connection does not work properly unless a microphone is attached to the back of the radio. There is no mention of this in the install instructions. This caused me to have to re install the radio to get bluetooth to work - a real "pitb". Most radios with bluetooth have an internal microphone that picks up your voice without a need for an external microphone. I thought this radio would be the same and the extra microphone was just an option and not necessary for actual operation.
Pros: nice sound
Cons: difficult to install and use
Sound is good easy to use can not see display in day light very well
Pros: Easy to use sounds good like the remote
Cons: Can not see the display very well in day light
I love this stereo, it fit and is awesome for my truck , user friendly and a lot of extras. Thanks Crutchfield.
Pros: Has what I need
It was good for my car but was hard to install with the frame they sent for my car
Pros: Good stereo for cheap speakers
Cons: Isn't super high quality
This stereo is amazing "pioneer 3910Bt"fast shipping
Very happy with radio love the ease of Bluetooth works good with my phone and my wife's easy set up
Nice radio for the price. Only complaint after the first couple weeks of use, the screen is impossible to see if you where polarized sunglasses.
Pros: easy controls, great sound over factory unit
Great features for the price. highly recommend
Nice and bright, sounds great but of course it's a pioneer
Works great! Bluetooth connects great with my iPhone 6s. Only issue is hard to read screen when it's sunny but other than that I love it! Very sleek design also! Would recommend to others.
Fantastic Product. We installed this head unit on my wife's 2006 Chrysler Town and Country. What an improvement!!!!! Everything from sound quality to ease of use increased ten fold. The installation materials and the wiring harness made the job easy. We were done with installation in about 30 minutes.
Pros: Great reception for radio, set up and installation were a breeze
Cons: Small buttons but we were expecting that from a single din head unit
This unit has absolutely awful hands free operation. If you have a noisy car (a convertible - top up - for example), you can forget about anyone understanding you. Unlike more expensive units, Pioneer goes out of its way to assure there is no adjustment microphone sensitivity and certainly no noise cancellation. I've tried relocating the microphone a number of time and it makes no difference. Bluetooth access requires that EVERY SINGLE TIME you get into your car that you take out your phone and establish the connection. There is no provision to do this automatically. When you connect the USB port to your phone, the app ARC will come up and play its annoying song, EVERY SINGLE TIME. Whatever app you were using or had up is going to go to the background. All so you can charge your phone. Annoying! App sound volume is all over the place. Let's say you have WAZE and spotify running. In order to even hear music on spotify, you have to turn up the volume on the stereo to a ridiculous point, when WAZE directions override, expect to go deaf from the blasting volume. This is true EVEN after you turn media sound to max although it is better. Regardless, you have to do this EVER SINGLE TIME you get into your vehicle because the settings aren't saved. Sound is simply BOOMY. The seven band equalizer does a very poor job of normalizing vocal musics. Plan on spending 2 minutes every single time you get into you car for setup. Horrible.
Cons: Terrible hands free. Inconsistent volume among apps. Requires bluetooth reconnection every time you get into your vehicle. Annoying ARC app comes up whenever you connect via USB. Inconsistent volume among apps with no ability to save settings. Boomy sound with insufficient number of bands to normalize sound for your vehicle. Requires high volume in order to listen to vocals. More junk for the landfill.
So far I love this product. The only reason I gave it a 4/5 is bdcause it was fairly difficult to figure out the wiring. Especially if you're inexperience with things like I was. A wiring guide would be nice to have in the future but all the other steps were fantastic and the stereo is great! Be aware, the radio does not change colors to match the illumination of your dash, so if that is something you're looking for your out of luck.
Pros: Great radio Excellent sound Easy to handle
Cons: Difficulty installing
Nice unit. Works well. As with all of today's electronics takes some time to figure out.
Pros: Nice sound & features
Cons: Learning curve
I really like this deck. Nothing flash or overly complicated just a nice basic unit that does all I need. Bluetooth streaming, hands free, subwoofer controls, and a remote.
Pros: Great price point bluetooth streaming works great hands free mic has good sensitivity
Installed in a twenty year old truck, now I have hands free calling and can use Pandora/Spotify instead of local radio with two much advertisement. Easy install, instructions were very straight forward.
Pros: Dims pretty low for night driving, easy install, USB port on front, has Pandora functions built in, pairs with phone consistently.
Cons: Must dim separately from dash lights.
Unit was easy to install with the dash adapter and wiring kit, and appears to work well so far. Still working to learn the Bluetooth.
Great product. Thanks to Crutchfield for the recommendation!
Simple & non-complex stereo. Bought specifically for the Bluetooth streaming and it works as described. Also has decent AM/FM reception. Installation is simple and takes about 30 min with minimal installation knowledge.
Excellent radio that sounds way better than a stock radio. Easy to install with Crutchfield recommended installation gear. Would not hesitate to purchase this again if needed.
So far so good. I love the Bluetooth feature, it recognizes my phone as soon as I start up the car. The sound of the radio is super.
Sounds great. Instructions from Crutchfield were very helpful. Easy to install. Hands free calling and USB port, for phone charging, very usefull. Extremely pleased with purchase.
Bought it along with new speakers for my teenage girl's car. Her friends in much newer cars are jealous. Instructions made installation surprisingly easy.
This stereo not only sounds great but easy to install
Excellent value! Great sound and features. Does everything I needed it to do. With free instructions and dash kit, install was a breeze.
Pros: Price and features
Mounted in a John Deere tractor. Old receiver tuner had gone out. Amazing sound clarity and just using factory speakers. Get a lot better fm reception than I get with other radios around here also, and hands free phone mic is awesome in a tractor where your hands are busy running controls most of the time. Very satisfied with product and my son will love the aux input and USB port and Bluetooth when he runs it.
Pros: Great product, great sound, great price. Bluetooth a feature I use a lot more than I thought I would.
Cons: No wiring instructions for John Deere tractor and not much luck on internet also. Not too tough anyway but would have saved taking speakers out to check wiring.
works just fine
Pros: easy to install
My commute has recently increased in length, and I was tired of using a mono Bluetooth headset to listen to audio books and podcasts (and the mono meant I couldn't really listen to music very well). I'd installed an iPod adapter kit in the car years ago (also purchased from Crutchfield), which still worked well, but I couldn't use that to listen to anything on my phone. This radio was a perfect solution. I can listen to FM and CDs, as well as my iPod via the USB connector (which I can control from the radio - I won't try to select anything on an iPod interface while driving), and anything on my phone via Bluetooth. A very easy installation with the receiver wiring harness and console mounting kit (which came for free with my order). I also ordered the Posi-Products Car Stereo Wiring Harness Connectors, which worked well. I have been using the radio for a week now, and am extremely happy with my purchase. My daughter has already bought one for her car, after seeing how well mine worked. And, as always, Crutchfield's web site was easy to use and I ended up with all the right pieces with no trips to the store or more orders.
Just recently put this in my car. I love it so much! Everything seems to be working amazing so far.
Easy to install. Simple interface. Intuitive yet with many features
Pros: Great sound Easy to install Great features
Cons: Doesn't get super loud
Solid product for the price. Does everything I needed it to do and easy to install
This unit stopped working on me two weeks after receiving it. Waiting on my replacement now. On top of that the wiring harness they sent me was the wrong one. Had to buy the correct one locally.
Pros: Nothing really
Cons: Not a durable unit.
Quite happy with the stereo. Replaced factory stock radio on 2002 Grand Am SE. More than enough power. I use a thumb drive plugged into the USB port with itunes AAC and MP3 no problem. Note: can only read FAT32 on the thumb drive, so limited to 32GB thumb drives. Only a small ding... doesn't appear to be able to show the clock (current time) while playing music. But, maybe I'm missing a setting somewhere. Bought complete kit and wiring accessories from Crutchfield and they didn't steer me wrong.
Very nice radio the only thing was the microphone didn't work when it arrived but it was taken care of right away
Works great Bluetooth is perfect!
This deck is great so far! I just installed it for my girlfriend, to upgrade her 2007 OEM deck and the Bluetooth features seem to work better than mine in my new car. Most of the installation is pretty easy with Crutchfield's manual, but tracing the wire to the microphone got a little involved.
Pros: Bluetooth functionality, USB, general appearance.
Cons: None yet.
Great price and features. Replaced a stock system on a 2003 ram 1500, the included kit make it simple. I will buy from Crutchfield again, smooth transaction, very informative and fast
Pros: Great system Great price Great service
Cons: None yet
Very nice. Easy to use. Great features at an incredible price
My wife is very happy, i phone conection.
Pros: Much better than the original, good price, love the Bluetooth
Cons: I have a hard time to connect with 2 phones, if I have my wife i phone connected i can't change to my android the only way is erased the i phone and start again, but maybe i have to study the information
This stereo is perfect. Great price and does everything I need. Only issue is when you want to connect your phone without playing your native music app. You just have to reload your 3rd party app after connecting.
Super easy install & works just like it's supposed to (thanks to the included wiring adapter that Crutchfield "discounted" (gave me free)). I had this stereo running in less than 1/2 hour. Took about 1 minute to establish Bluetooth with my iPhone7. The external mic was easy to place right where I need it and my family says the audio on hands-free Bluetooth calls sounds as clear as when the phone is at my ear/mouth. Controls are easy to read so my eyes aren't diverted from the road for more than a second. My only wish is that Apple Music didn't start automatically playing (and on shuffle, at that) when Bluetooth is the source. I've searched the Internet and even Crutchfield said that's an issue with iPhones (no setting to modify).
Pros: easy install, quick Bluetooth connection, easy-to-read controls & dials
Easy to install, great features for the price!
stereo works great, everything fit right. Only issue was instructions were sketchy, had to go to various sites to find good ones, then was easy. would recommend.
Pros: great price , right parts for older car
Cons: sketchy instructions
Great product. Easy to use and sounds great. Crutchfield made the deal though. Install products made it look great and easy to put in!
I replaced the original radio/cassette player in my beloved 2002 VW Beetle to improve sound quality and make use of my CD collection. I also wanted to add the feature I've enjoyed while driving rental cars: Bluetooth calling via my Samsung Galaxy S7. I looked to Crutchfield because I knew of their good selection, fair pricing and complete installation help. I went with the Pioneer because of the good reviews it has receive. The installation went as smoothly as it could for someone without recent experience swapping out car stereos. I've been using the radio, CD and BT calling features for a couple of weeks now and am extremely pleased.
Pros: Effortless BT connection to cell phone Smooth CD drive Pretty good instruction manual
Cons: Wired microphone -- I wiould prefer an integrated microphone, though realize and external one probably gives clearer sound Press-and-hold SRC to turn off unit -- would prefer a separate power button Can't figure out how to remove USD/iPod from SRC menu (I don't use either)
I actually bought two of these, one for my nephew and the other for myself. I used it as an opportunity to teach him how to install a stereo in his first car. The installation was easy, setup was easy and the sound quality is AWESOME for a car with stock speakers. When a 17 year old, non mechanical/technical person says the install was easy, you really understand. Thanks to Crutchfield for the quick shipping!
Pros: Easy installation, awesome sound quality.
Clean look sounds great. Blue tooth always connect's when key turns to on.
Great to use
Fantastic stereo for the money! Huge upgrade! With Crutchfield's free mounting hardware, I installed this myself in just over an hour with one hand.
Great unit for the money. Bluetooth works better than expected.
Pros: Works better than expected.has everything I was looking for. Easy to install.
This is a great radio! Very good for the price. I recommend. I'm a big fan of bass, and this does it well.
Good radio bt works great
Great stereo for the price!
This head unit has a lot to offer. There's a lot of audio options as far as Bass, woofer settings, and HQ settings, everything that you play sounds clear and full. The bluetooth connection is strong and has no feedback when music is not playing. And the android/iOS compatibility is great. Definitely a must have.
Pros: Great quality Many options Good Bluetooth connectivity
installation instruction were very confusing, for someone not doing this before.
Pros: good value for the bucks
Cons: pain to install
This radio have everything for a simple upgrade from the original radio and even more. After the installation I test the sound quality on a phone call and even with my windows all the way down and doing over 50 mph, the sound for the person on the other say was amazing. also even is a economic model it have is own remote control and with the mounting kit I have to tell you it look way nice!!!!. if is something simple but you really want to use class and get all the features check it out!!!!
Pros: Great price, features (MP3, Bluetooth, remote control, it comes with is own microphone for the call. and a nice and sharp look
Cons: it didn't came with the case for the radio face detach frame.
This head unit Is exactly what I was looking for. Bluetooth with two amp outputs all for under 90 bucks! Pioneer delivers excellent clarity with this one. The Bluetooth connects automatically. When I receive or place a call the sound is clear also. The mic that is provided is great. Everyone I talk to says they can't tell I'm not using my phone to speak through.
Pros: Bluetooth, two amp outputs, price, looks.
Cons: Haven't found any.
Excellent unit. Excellent customer service! My daughter loves, loves, loves it! Thank you!!!!!!
For the money you can't get a better stereo, does everything that I need in a car stereo. Features are simply to operate and easy to see while driving. I have Pioneer in 5 of our family's 5 vehicles, this stereo in 2 of them. Buy it you'll like it!
Great stereo. Fit perfectly in my Tacoma. Bluetooth works good.
Pros: Cost and quality
I purchased this stereo mainly for the Bluetooth capability and the Pandora connectivity. Both functions work great and I couldn't be happier with the purchase.
Pros: Bluetooth connection works fantastic, call quality is excellent. Controlling Pandora without having to use my phone is great. Good sound quality.
My new stereo fits perfectly in my 09' Corolla. Sounds great and makes my life easier with the built in bluetooth! People can hear me clearly and install was easy. Definitely would recommend!
Pros: Sleep design, comes with bluetooth.
Decent stereo but it will not pair to iPhone 6 or iPhone 7, the controls and settings are not very easy. Bought this for my sons car and it sounds ok with the new Pioneer speakers but with out being able to pair with his phone pretty much a bust. UPDATED 3/29/17: I would give the unit 4 stars, the tech team was right. I had to clear out the settings and try again. Although it took several attempts the unit finally paired up. The head unit looks nice and the sound is good.
Pros: Sounds ok decent price
Cons: Will not pair to iPhone 6 or 7
I have to say, before I review this product, that Crutchfield has the best customer service that I have ever experienced! I made numerous calls with questions about the install. I was promptly connected to a human being who knew my product and quickly answered my questions. As for the radio...I love it! The install went smoothly and I now have a 2000 Montero with updated technology. I love being able to plug in my mp3 and have access to all my tunes and the bluetooth lets me be hands free ready.
Pros: easy install. great sound. intuitive controls.
This radio does everything and more than I need. It has plenty of functions and everything works well for a price that is very reasonable. I would recommend this to anyone.
Pros: -improved sound quality -good price
Cons: -it feels a little cheap, but it's not a big deal
Great sounding unit. Easy installation. No complaints. External bluetooth mic a bit annoying, wish I would have found a unit with a built in mic. My particular install required a cumbersome line level converter. Again wish I had paid more attention to my situation and found a unit with line level options built in.
Pros: Great sound Easy install
Liked it so much in my daughter's 97 Maxima, I got one for my 2003 Suburban. Being able to upgrade 15-20 year old technology for about $100 bucks is simply amazing, and probably shortly to be a thing of the past given all the touch screen stuff the new cars have. Fortunately, this makes me love the old stuff even more. Love the BT - works better than what's in my wife's 2013 VW. One note, one of them stopped working after I put a new battery in the car - turns out it was the 10A fuse on the back of the radio, not any of the easily accessible fuses in the car. Once I replaced that, there was no apparent damage, so I guess it did it's job.
So far I'm loving my new Pioneer Stereo! I did my homework for weeks to make sure my aftermarket receiver would feature everything I wanted. This fits the bill Perfectly. It's Pretty too.
Pros: Everything! Perfect Fit!
Cons: None so far.
Great unit. Put into an older Honda Accord I got for my kid. USB to charge his iPhone. Bluetooth automatically pairs with his Spotify. Hands free cell phone through car speakers. Everything works great for the money. Why buy some buggy interface for stock radio for double the price?
Pros: Add hands free Bluetooth to older car. iPhone charges and connects via USB. Great with Spotify app.
Awesom stereo I love it
As a first time customer, the support I received has been excellent!! Crutchfield makes it easy to find exactly what you need, in my case it was this Pioneer unit for a 2000 Toyota Avalon (Pronard for the non US markets). My Sales Rep handled my queries and questions superbly and when I had to call Crutchfield to fix an issue with my account I felt as if they knew me personally!! The fact that everything I would possibly need (kit and other fittings) was added at no additional cost made it worthwhile. The sound is really good, the unit has certainly upgraded the look of the car's interior (the black kit blends in with the current interior). Because this replaces the factory unit, it doesn't sit completely flush with the rest of the panel but I am too busy listening to music to really notice this minor detail! Still working on adjusting settings and customizing preferences, but I'm very happy with my purchase and will continue to use Crutchfield for my audio needs!!
Pros: Excellent Customer Support Sleek look Great sound Easy to install
Just got my player!!!thank you so much Crutchfield!!!!!
Pros: Has and just everything a player should do!:)definitely a must!:)simple yet with powerful!great price!considering I got the kit for it as well!!
Works and sounds great. The installation instructions supplied were very good. Installation was easy.
Extremely happy with the Pioneer DEH-X3910BT. The sound is great, the installation and setup easy, and best of all my daughter loves it!
Pioneer never lets me down
Pros: Easy easy easy install
Cons: It makes people jealous
Easy install for the most part. Because my stock radio would turn-on and off even without the key in the ignition (eventually will drain battery and alternator) I had to rig the new harness that plugged-back into the old stock radio (power is needed to illuminate HVAC). The Crutchfield tech could not help me with it which I understand since it would alter their product/harness. I had to use some brain power to see how I could provide the accessory/red only to the stock radio (via new harness) and the continuous 12v/yellow to the new Pioneer radio. It all worked out.
Very capable head unit for the price. Sound preference controls are taking some practice but just a learning curve. Owners manual is poorly arranged but I finally figured out the iphone and android setup. (iphone for calls, BT Android for stored music). I haven't attempted the streaming services yet.
Pros: Great features that actually work. Crutchfield tech support was awesome when I have 2 novice issues.
Cons: Time display is not shown when playing radio. Owner Manual is weak.
Amazing replacement for a JVC. Pioneer is the way to go
Easy install, fast interface and great sound.
Have had this product installed for two weeks now and have no problems with it. The USB input charges and plays music via my Iphone 5C, as well as can connect easily through the bluetooth. The Microphone included for hands free bluetooth calling works great and has plenty of length to make it to the top of the car. Very good system. As an Audio Production Major I am very grateful to have found such a quality system.
Pros: Good Quality Blue Tooth Charging
Cons: Needs More Brightness
Very easy to install as aftermarket stereo. Works and sounds great. Bluetooth connects easily and reliably.
Works really well and connects in under 30 seconds. Only issue that is really a non issue is that I have to re click "Source" until I circle back to Bluetooth Audio in order for it to work even when my phone is already connected, other than that it works great.
Great for the price. Sound is great looks good, only small complaint is the number of folders you have to navigate to change and adjust things.
Great price for the features and Bluetooth works great
Love it! Great improvement over stock radio. Love the bluetooth.
very nice deck love the simple menus. Has a great sound with strong bass, mellow mids and bright high.
Great unit! Bluetooth system works great - sound is just great,as I would expect from a Pioneer
I really like this radio, the Bluetooth works great! If was so easy to install!
Pros: Bluetooth is amazing
Received Head unit as a Christmas present to replace stock unit in a 2000 GMC Sierra. Has worked beautifully so far. No hiccups. Installation was straight forward and didn't take long to complete. Sound is much better than factory unit; very clear using all functions. Not all the bells and whistle but exactly what I wanted. Bluetooth streaming has worked perfectly for my android phone and bluetooth phone has worked very nicely, no hitches. All in all it has been a solid purchase.
Pros: Bluetooth Clarity Handsfree calling Value
My phone is a Motorola Droid Turbo running Android 6, and my car is a 2006 Dodge Grand Caravan. Installation went smoothly, and the fit was perfect. My phone paired perfectly via bluetooth, and sounds great. I leave the radio in Bluetooth Audio mode when I turn it off, and all I have to do is turn the radio on and whatever Podcast I was last listening to automatically starts playing. That is, Google Play Music launches itself and starts the podcast even though my phone is locked. (Works like magic for my needs, but your mileage may vary.) Pandora also works well from the radio, automatically launching Pandora on my phone, but I'm not a big Pandora user. Haven't tried Spotify. The radio plays radio stations too! I have a collection of around 800 MP3/AAC music files organized in folders like this: "Music" --> Artist --> Album --> song file. Copied the collection to a USB thumb drive, stuck it into the radio, and yeah they shuffle-play perfectly. It may be possible to select artists, albums, or songs, I dunno. I'm completely happy to let the player shuffle through them, since I can skip any song with a touch of a button. The ability to take and make clear hands-free phone calls is icing on the cake. Have my wife's phone as a preset, so to call her I press three easy-to-reach buttons on the radio. Works great.
Pros: Bluetooth audio and hands-free calling, work great with my Android. Excellent value compared to bluetooth speakers or other workaround to get phone audio into your car.
Cons: Wish there was a way to disable/hide options I'll never use.
Works great just would recommend to anyone
Simple install, syncs easily, sounds great.
Pros: easy install, all the features i had hoped for
Cons: confusing initial set up
This stereo works great. I love the streaming Pandora and using my phone through it. I was reluctant at first, but the mic works great.
Pros: So far the whole thing
Cons: None yet
Great receiver pulls in stations like I thouight it would. Nice sound simple installation, with great instructions. Thanks
This unit works seamlessly with my iPhone 5s. The Bluetooth works very well. The price is reasonable considering all its capabilities. If you own an iPhone, this is a safe purchase for you.
Pros: Seamless synching with iPhone Good sound Nice layout
Cons: Confusing (at first--read the manual :P )
Great stereo - easily installed! Bluetooth and handsfree work amazingly.
A nice receiver all the way around and a fair price. The best part about this purchase was great customer service from Crutchfield.
Pros: Lots of features including BT, sounds great and easy to install
Cons: Learning how to use features takes a little time and reading and the mic for the BT phone is like trying to add a necktie to a T-shirt, just doesn't look right.
Easy install, instructions were okay (not 100% clear in one area about which screws to remove and gave a wrong size- 5.5mm and not 7/32" as instructions stated). Radio sounds GREAT, even on stock speakers. BT calls are very, very clear on both ends. I've tried lots of different genres of music and it all sounds awesome. Other than the minor hiccups with the instructions, the install couldn't have gone better and I'm very satisfied. Definitely recommended.
Pros: BT sound quality Audio quality Ease of configuration
Cons: Minor issues with Crutchfield instructions for this vehicle
Put this in my son's 2006 Ford Escape, he loves the new stereo sound and the Bluetooth features. Easy peasy on the install, Crutchfield supplied all that's necessary parts to hook up stereo to existing speakers and sub woofer. No problems.
Pros: Great Sound, Bluetooth Features, Easy Install
Cons: Lacking Treble and Bass Controls
Great simple radio! Purchased as a gift for Christmas and my dad loved it!
Great product for the price! Simple and relatively easy to install!
this is a great radio, bought for my boyfriend for Christmas and he absolutely loves it.
Install went realy easy. Crutchfield instructions were spot on. Sound quality is nice, such an improvement over stock.
Pros: Easy installation. Sound. Features. Price!
Cons: None yet
Great stereo for the money, easy install, all the parts and wires to fit in the vehicle.
Replacement for factory radio in daughter's 2004 Toyota Corolla. Very easy to install with Crutchfield's kit and instructions.
Pros: Aux input and bluetooth.
Cons: Controls aren't intuitive.
So far so good. This was a replacement stereo for my daughters car. Good quality stereo at a fair price. She is very satisfied with her purchase.
Difficult user interface; wouldn't pair with my iPhone 6...very difficult to use menus and control. Poorly designed car stereo. I wish I'd bought something else with a more straightforward set of controls. Very disappointed with this purchase...
Pros: Under $100
Cons: Poorly designed user menus and controls Wouldn't pair with my iPhone
A nice unit for the money. Extremely easy install.
Great stereo - very easy to use, love the Bluetooth function!
Worked awesome in my brother's Toyota Tacoma. Install was straight forward and easy. Good price for good product!
Pros: Ease of install and price.
Cons: Menus on radio too many. Click after click but tons of them!
Nice unit. Controls for setting up could be easier to operate. Sounds great. Customer service was fantastic for installing.
Excellent price excellent product
Pros: Price, Quality
My factory head unit went bad about 4 months ago, it did not have bluetooth. So I was looking for a better unit with bluetooth. The unit works beautifully and integrates very well with my existing system and gives me many ways to connect to my iPhone. I can connect via bluetooth, via aux in with a mini-plug or via USB. The USB plug allows me to charge the phone at the same time as I use it to listen to music or to make a call. Unit was inexpensive and works well for my needs, plus the sound quality is much better than my factory stereo. Highly recommend this unit.
Pros: Multiple connections, great sound, easy to install. Met my needs perfectly for a replacement car stereo unit.
Simple to use with lots of features.
I cannot believe how easy it was to install this radio. A perfect replacement for my factory radio. Just made driving in my car so much better. I now have all the features my factory rado lacked. Works seamlessly with my Android phone.
Pros: Just a great upgrade. Adding a phone to my car was a great feature.
Cons: Cannot think of any.
Very good product will buy again , good sevice too thank you Crutchfield
Pros: Everything good
It's great!!! Easier to install than I thought. Everything I needed was sent in one box and good directions. I'm very happy with this.
This Head unit is fantastic. I am new to the blue-tooth experience; however, i was very satisfied with the fast and secure connection to my phone (Samsung Galaxy Active). the head unit was very easy to install and fit smoothly into my dash kit for my 2007 dodge caliber. The microphone was easy to install and delivers clear calls at moderate speeds; however, with my car being a hatchback sedan, i have high levels of road noise and said road noise makes it difficult for call recipients to hear you when moving above 60 mph or so. With a high power output, this head unit delivers fantastic sound to all speakers.
Pros: Blue-tooth connection Fine tuning Multi-port amp inputs
Good looking and sounding CD player. Good quality Bluetooth. very happy!!!
A great product at a very affordable price. I have had many pioneer products in my life and they have all been very reliable and lasted a long time.
Better than expected based on the specs. Connection to iPhone w/out any problems, good sound, connectivity and performance for the price. Easy to install TX to Crutchfield's free harness and dash kit.
Pros: Easy connection to iPhone. Better sound than expected. Low price. Easy to use.
Cons: None discovered yet for this price category.
Great receiver......glad I finally update my 2006 vehicle to today's technology. The mic cord was long enough to route from the sun visor and be completely hidden down the A pillar and behind the dash. Phone call sound quality is excellent on both ends. Phone control and Pandora use are a breeze without even touching your cell. Overall very user friendly and well worth the price.
Pros: Great sound, connectivity and ease of use
Cons: Radio signal is a little weaker than factory radio but nowhere near as bad as other aftermarket radios I've had before. Display is a little to dim on sunny day with glare on display.
Was super easy to install, and re radio is awesome
Love this receiver - Easy to install and great sound and lots of features. Phone & ext mic work great!!
Pros: Easy to use!
It works very well.No complaints
Pros: All good
The radio fit perfectly, and was an easy install.
Excellent product, especially for the price.
Awesome receiver! Bluetooth works beautifully. Except that you can only have 2 devices programmed in at a time. If one of your kids wants to connect, one of the devices must be deleted. But it works great - every time I get into the car, it connects and plays automatically where it left off. Bluetooth calling is awesome too. There is a slight echo feedback (caller can hear themselves through the car speakers), but it's not as bad as some others. Easy installation thanks to Crutchfields instructions and dash adapters (although this stuff comes a bit naturally to me). Very satisfied!
Great for the price I just use the Bluetooth and it works fine sounds is good with original speakers in 03 bmw 325xi. Customer support was great and actually had a person to answer my calls will definitely be back again
This receiver works great! - It supports the factory subwoofer in my Mercury Mariner - It connects up via bluetooth to my phone with no hassles after starting the car and starts playing whatever I was last listening to. - The menus are fairly easy to navigate - The controls are laid out well though I wish the buttons were just a bit larger
Pros: connects to my phone every time I turn it on quickly and with no effort on my part.
Cons: Buttons are a bit on the small side
installing this stereo was a breeze, and I love everything about it, love the Bluetooth radio and phone options. this unit sounds great and the price was even better.
Great unit. Bluetooth works great with my iPhone5.
Very easy to install set up was easy the Bluetooth paired up easily connects each time I enter the vehicle the radio receives well
Pros: Bluetooth streaming Easy setup Quick phone button USB front charging Timed display dimmer
Cons: I've found no problem
|Memory Card Slot||USB memory|
|Satellite Radio Ready||No|
|RMS Power (CTA-2006)||14 watts|
|RMS Power (Manufacturer)||22 watts|
|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||Blue|
|Steering Wheel Control Compatible||Adapter required|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
|FM Sensitivity||11 dBf|
|Radio Data System||Yes|
Bluetooth 3.0: The DEH-X3910BT is equipped with built-in Bluetooth 3.0, allowing you to make and receive phone calls wirelessly through the receiver; as well as stream music wirelessly from your smartphone to the head unit. In order to use Bluetooth wireless technology, your phone must also be Bluetooth compatible and be able to interpret certain profiles. This unit is compatible with the following Bluetooth Profiles -
Note: Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology, some Bluetooth enabled devices may be incompatible, function improperly, or may not support all features when used with the Pioneer DEH-X3910BT.
Multi-Device Pairing w/ Dual Phone Connection: Up to five Bluetooth-compatible devices can be paired to this receiver. You are even able to keep two Bluetooth-enabled phones connected at the same time, so you can make and receive calls from either phone through the head unit. You can only stream music from one phone at a time; you will be able switch between the two phones in the head unit's menu. Additional pairing features include -
Hands-Free Communication (w/ External Mic): The DEH-X3910BT supports wireless hands-free communication (HFP/PBAB) for your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone. And, thanks to the latest Hands-Free Profile (HFP 1.6) with wideband speech capability, the DEH-X3910BT provides more natural sound quality and details during wireless calls. The DEH-X3910BT allows you to carry on a phone conversation from your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone using the head unit's external microphone and your car audio speakers. During a conversation you can adjust the volume, as well as switch between the Private Mode (talking directly on your cell phone) and the Hands Free Mode.
Wireless Audio Streaming: The Pioneer DEH-X3910BT also supports wireless audio playback (AD2P) and control (AVRCP) of a Bluetooth enabled audio player or smartphone. The head unit can stream music stored on your Bluetooth enabled device or music apps you have downloaded on your device. When an incoming call or outgoing call is in progress from your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone, audio streaming will be paused so you can take your call.
Siri Eyes-Free Control: When paired and connected to an iPhone with Siri via Bluetooth, the Pioneer DEH-X3910BT has the ability to access Siri through its front-panel controls and external microphone. Simply press and hold head unit's phone key to engage Siri and use the included microphone to communicate with Siri. Siri's voice will heard through your vehicle's speakers. All Siri functions including hands-free calling, music search, setting reminders, text-messaging, audible navigation, and more can be done through the DEH-X3910BT and its microphone. You can even ask Siri to get directions to a destination and the turn-by-turn instructions will heard through your vehicle's speakers, while the on-screen map still displays on your iPhone with Siri. The head unit's audio is attenuated while Siri provides audible directions.
Note: The head unit's front-panel LCD will only display hands-free calling and Bluetooth audio information (all other functions of Siri are only audible through the Pioneer CD receiver; visual data will still need to be viewed from your iPhone device)..
Android Direct Connect via USB: The Pioneer DEH-X3910BT enables playback of stored music and music apps on select Android devices through its front-panel USB port. There are two types of modes to choose from based on your type of Android smartphone and what content you want to listen to.
Note: You will need to setup Android connectivity within the head unit's menu. Select "Memory" for MTP mode and "App Control" for AOA 2.0 mode. Not all Android devices are compatible with AOA 2.0 or MTP, regardless of operating system.
iPod Direct Connect via USB: The Pioneer DEH-X3910BT supports audio playback of stored music & music apps on your Apple iPod/iPhone, along with control and song/artist information display through its front-panel USB port. 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-X3910BT. If you have an older iPod/iPhone with a 30-pin dock connector, you can use the dock connector-to-USB cable that comes with your Apple device or a 3rd party dock connector-to-USB cable (sold separately) to connect your iPod/iPhone to the DEH-X3910BT. Control modes include -
Apple Device Compatibility Chart: The Pioneer DEH-X3910BT is "Made for iPod/iPhone" compatible and supports the following iPod/iPhone model functions (as of 9/14/2016):
|Apple Device||Generation||Tested Version||Media Type||Control Type||Specific Apps||Display Type||Bluetooth||Charge|
|Audio||Video||Head Unit||iPod/iPhone||Apps Mode||ARC||Spotify||Pandora||Artist/Song Text||Track Info||Phone||Audio||Siri|
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.
Mobile Device Charging: The head unit's USB connection provides 1.5A of current to power and charge your connected Android smartphone or Apple iPod/iPhone when your vehicle's ignition switch is set to the 'ACC' or 'On' position (if your mobile device has no initial battery charge, then the unit will not recognize it).
USB Auto Function: The receiver's "USB Auto" function can be set to ON to enable the head unit to automatically switch to the USB source for playback when a USB-enabled device is connected. If set to OFF, the receiver will not switch sources and simply charge the connected USB device.
Pandora Internet Radio: The free Pandora App (either from the Apple App Store or Google Play) lets you play music from the Pandora music service through the Pioneer DEH-X3910BT using your USB-connected Apple iPhone (iOS 7.0+) or Bluetooth paired Android smartphone. Your Apple iPhone must be connected to the DEH-X3910BT via the CD-IU52 Pioneer iPod connector cable or the connector-cable that came with your iPhone. Your Android smartphone must support A2DP/AVRCP/SPP Bluetooth profiles and be paired with the Pioneer receiver. Your iPhone or Android smartphone will also need an active Data Plan account with connection to the Internet via 3G, EDGE, or WiFi. The DEH-X4700BT provides control over the Pandora music service and displays Artist, Album, and 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.
Spotify Online Music Service: The Pioneer DEH-X3910BT has the ability to playback & control content from the Spotify music app on your USB-connected iPhone (iOS 7.0+) device or Bluetooth-paired Android smartphone. You can play, pause and skip tracks, browse playlists, albums and radio stations through the Pioneer receiver's front-panel controls. You also get song/artist information on the unit's front-panel LCD. Access to the Spotify service will depend on the availability of a cellular and/or WiFi network for purposes of allowing your iPhone or Android device to connect to the Internet. If you are a Spotify Premium user (requires a monthly paid subscription), you can enjoy ad-free, high quality music even when there is no internet connection.
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.
Compatible Discs: The Pioneer DEH-X3910BT CD receiver supports playback of CD-Audio, CD-R, and CD-RW discs. This unit can play MP3, WMA, AAC, and WAV files recorded on CD-R and CD-RW discs.
USB Mass Storage Class Device: In addition to Apple and Android device connectivity, the CD receiver's front-panel USB-A 2.0 port allows you to connect a USB Mass Storage Class (MSC) device, such as a USB thumbdrive or flashdrive (up to 32GB). The USB port enables audio playback & control of MP3, WMA, AAC, and WAV audio files stored on your portable USB MSC device through the Pioneer DEH-X3910BT. 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.
Audio File Compatibility: The Pioneer DEH-X3910BT supports the following types of MP3, WMA, AAC, & WAV files recorded onto CD-R/RW disc or loaded onto a USB MSC device.
|Media Type||CD (-R/RW)||USB (AOA/MTP/MSC)|
|File System||ISO9660 Level 1/Level 2, Joliet, Romeo||FAT 12/16/32|
|Playable File Types|| MP3:
bit rate of 8-320 kbps w/ sampling frequency of 8-48 kHz |
WMA: bit rate of 48-320 kbps w/ sampling frequency of 32, 44.1, 48 kHz
AAC: bit rate of 16-320 kbps w/ sampling frequency of 11.025-48 kHz
WAV: bit rate of 8/16-bit w/ sampling frequency of 16-48kHz (not supported by 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/AAC tags|
File/Track Name List: The Name List feature displays a list of MP3/WMA/AAC 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/AAC playback, the unit displays any recorded ID3 Tag (ver. 1.x/2.x) and WMA/AAC 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.
Auxiliary Input: The DEH-X3910BT is equipped with a front-panel 3.5mm stereo minijack auxiliary input for connecting external audio sources, such as a portable digital audio player.
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-X3910BT 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.
Note: The power specifications for the DEH-X3910BT 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.
4ch/2V Preouts + Sub Control: The Pioneer DEH-X3910BT features two pair of 2.0-volt preouts (Front & Rear/SW). 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 (-12/-24dB), select the subwoofer phase (normal/reverse), and the subwoofer gain (+6 to -24).
Equalizer: The Pioneer DEH-X3910BT 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, 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 -12dB or 24dB.
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, iPod/iPhone, and Android devices. 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-X3910BT CD receiver offers a variety of audio settings to tailor the bass, treble, and volume level to your preference.
Rear Speaker Setup: 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.
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 3 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 iPod/iPhone, 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.
Advanced Remote Control App (for Apple iOS & Android): Download the Pioneer ARC (Advanced Remote Control) App onto your Apple iOS (8.0+) or Android (4.1+) device to turn your smartphone or tablet device into a remote control for the Pioneer head unit. Your Apple iOS device can be connected via USB or Bluetooth, while your Android device can only be connected via USB. The following control features are available via the Pioneer Advanced Remote Control App.
Note: If you switch to other applications and functions, such as using other iOS device or Android applications or placing calls from your smartphone, you must restart the Pioneer ARC app on your iOS device or Android device.
Wireless Remote Control: The DEH-X3910BT 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 answer/end Bluetooth phone call. 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).
Detachable Face Security: The Pioneer DEH-X3910BT 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-X3910BT features a single-line, multi-segmented LCD with LED backlight that offers a black background and white alphanumeric character text. You can adjust the brightness (1-10) of the display according to the surrounding illumination.
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.
Clock Display: You can select between the receiver's clock display or source display. Pressing and holding the "SRC/OFF" button turns off the head unit's audio output, but the clock display and button illumination remains on (you can then press the "D" button to turn off all illumination).
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