The AVH-201EX is a new entry-level in-dash multimedia a/v receiver designed to improve in-vehicle entertainment and connectivity with your smartphone. Enjoy features such as built-in Bluetooth® for hands-free calling and audio streaming. Audio/video playback from USB and DVD sources. Safety features such as back up camera ready and much more.
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 AVH-201EX without having to go through complicated settings. When a registered Bluetooth device is in close 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), Bluetooth® wireless technology has made life in the vehicle much more convenient. The AVH-201EX with Bluetooth also includes better call quality reception using the new Wideband Speech Handsfree Profile 1.6. Nearly doubling the bandwidth of the frequency helps bring call quality similar to FM reception.
Other features include the ability to browse music libraries on smartphones wirelessly.
Android Music Support:
Users of Android devices running operating system 4.0 or later can connect and listen to music stored on their device to the AVH-201EX without the need for an app. The process is made possible using Media Transfer Protocol (MTP). MTP allows the 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 Direct Control for iPhone:
Pioneer's AVH-201EX is ready to roll with direct connectivity to your iPod or iPhone for music via an optional USB interface cable (sold separately) depending on your iOS device. Song, artist, time and album information are beautifully displayed on the 6.2" touchscreen.
The system's wired USB connection provides direct digital signal transfer from the device for clean, clear sound while providing 1 amp of current to keep your iPod/iPhone charged.
Back-up Camera Ready:
Back-up camera input enables you to add a reverse (rear facing) camera that can assist with rear visibility, towing, or parking.
Customize Your Colors:
Select among five colors (blue/red/amber/green/violet) for the display and 112 different colors to match unit illumination to your vehicle's interior lighting. Also choose from several background images to suit your mood.