Digital Media Receiver (does not play CDs)
A Better-Than-Ever Listening Experience
MVH-S522BS with Pandora is a 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 MVH-S522BS, you can enjoy the superior sound quality and full control of the Pandora experience in your car directly from the display of 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 and album art.
Pandora is compatible with Apple iOS, as well as Android devices that support the Bluetooth Serial Port Profile (SPP). Simply download the free Pandora Radio app to your iPhone or Android device, connect to the MVH-S522BS and take your music to the next level.
For more information and to sign up for a free account, visit pandora.com.
Hands-Free Calling and Audio Streaming
Stay safe and obey local hands-free laws with built-in Bluetooth (HFP). Easily pair a Bluetooth-enabled phone to the MVH-S522BS without having to go through complicated settings. When a registered Bluetooth device is in proximity to the receiver, the auto connection function automatically pairs the two units.
From hands-free calling, wireless audio streaming (A2DP) with artist, album, and song search*, simple pairing, and control audio (AVRCP profile), Bluetooth® wireless technology has made life in the vehicle much more convenient.
The MVH-S522BS with Bluetooth also includes superior call quality reception using Wideband Speech Handsfree Profile 1.6. Wideband Speech nearly doubles the bandwidth of frequencies of a normal Bluetooth call (when compared to calls without Wideband Speech)**.
Other features include the ability to browse music libraries on smartphones wirelessly.
*Search functions vary by phone.
**Call quality depends on wireless provider’s support of HFP 1.6.
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 Smart Sync
Integrate Your Smartphone with Your Receiver. Pioneer, Smart Sync is a highly evolved app available for both iOS and Android OS that utilizes the power of a connected smartphone to expand the features and user interface of compatible Pioneer in-dash receivers. With support for either a Bluetooth® or USB connection, the link between your smartphone and the in-dash receiver can be either wired or wireless. Through Pioneer Smart Sync, you can access many popular smartphone apps for maps, messages, music, and more.
Pioneer Smart Sync now features Amazon Alexa Built-in. Just download or update to the latest version of the Pioneer Smart Sync app and download the Alexa app. Using Alexa with Pioneer Smart Sync is simple – just tap-and-ask – you can ask to play music, hear the news, check the weather, control smart home devices1, and more. Alexa lives in the cloud, so it’s always getting smarter, adding new capabilities that are delivered to your device automatically. To learn more about the Pioneer Smart Sync app, visit www.pioneer-carglobal.com/pss.
Compatible CD Receivers feature designated buttons for Navi, and BASS Boost. The Rotary knob triggers system to read messages out loud.
Download the Pioneer Smart Sync app on the Apple® App Store and Google Play Store.
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.
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.
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Your Favorite Stations Wherever You Go, Wherever You Are
The MVH-S522BS is SiriusXM- Ready® so you can get over 140 channels, including commercial-free music, plus the best sports and live events, comedy, news, exclusive talk, and entertainment. SiriusXM programming is received through the SiriusXM Connect Vehicle Tuner (sold separately, SiriusXM subscription required).
Simply connect a SiriusXM SXV300 tuner to the Pioneer receiver and receive additional features like TuneMix™, SportsFlash™, and Traffic and Weather Now™. To learn more or to purchase the tuner, visit SiriusXM.
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.
Customize Your Colors
Select from among five colors (blue/red/amber/green/violet) for the display and 112 different key colors to match unit illumination to your vehicle’s interior lighting. Also, choose from several background images to suit your mood.
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.
- Smartphone Integration
- Digital Media Playback
|AUX Input (3.5 mm Mini-Jack)||Front|
|USB Audio Codec||MP3 / WMA / WAV / AAC / FLAC Playback|
|Built-In Bluetooth®||HFP / A2DP / AVRCP / SSP / SPP|
|Siri® Eyes Free Compatible||X|
|Media App Control||iPhone / Android|
|Pioneer Smart Sync App Compatible||iPhone / Android|
|Direct Control for iPhone®||USB / Bluetooth|
|Direct Control for Certain Android™ Phones||USB/Bluetooth|
|Pandora®||iPhone / Android|
|Spotify®||iPhone / Android|
|Stations / Presets||24 Stations / 6 Presets|
|BSM (Best Stations Memory)||X|
|Local Seek Tuning||X|
|Built-in Amplifier||MOSFET 50 W x 4|
|Hi-Volt RCA Preouts||3(4V)|
|D / A Converter||24-bit|
|Crossover Network||HPF / LPF|
|Advanced Sound Retriever||X|
|Sound Retriever Air||X|
|Dynamic Bass Enhancer||X(Direct Access Key)|
|Listening Position Selector||X|
|Compatible Source||iPhone / USB|
|Short Playback Mode||X|
|Sound Level Indicator||X|
|Display with LED Backlight||VA LCD|
|Manual Dimmer Control||X|
|Multi-Language Display||English, Spanish, French|
|Rotary Volume Control||X|
|Wired Remote Input||X|
|Detachable Face Security™||X|
|Dual Phone Connection||X|
|USB Source Change Function||X|
|Impact Detection||X(with Pioneer Smart Sync)|