The DEH-X6800BT CD receiver features Pioneer's MIXTRAX technology, built-in Bluetooth for hands-free calling & audio streaming, USB direct control of an iPod or iPhone, USB access to music on Android devices (4.0 or later), & Pandora for both iPhone & Android.
In addition to an updated cosmetic design, the DEH-X6800BT include updated feature enhancements like Bluetooth USB pairing & Siri Eyes Free voice recognition compatiblity (for iPhone 4s & later).
AOA 2.0 Support for Android
AOA 2.0 enables Android owners to play music streaming apps & control basic functionally, Play/Pause & Skip Song, using the buttons of the receiver.
The new feature requires the Android device to be running Android 4.1 or newer & be plugged into the receiver via the USB connection on the front of the unit.
New Cosmetic Design & Functionality
The new cosmetics feature a sleeker, more open & accessible display, offering a larger display w/more metadata to be shown on the face of the receivers.
Pioneer increased accessibility of control functionality, shifting the master control knob to the left side of the DEH-X2800UI, DEH-X4800BT, & MVH-X380BT models & illuminating the presets & track up & track down buttons of the DEH-X6800BT, DEH-X5800HD, DEH-X3800S & DEH-X3800UI.
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.
KEEP THE PARTY GOING!
Keep the party going w/MIXTRAX, an innovative Pioneer technology that creates a nonstop mix of your music library complete w/a range of DJ-inspired effects.
Drawing from Pioneer's rich DJ heritage & our passion for music, MIXTRAX delivers a unique DJ infused listening experience to those in the car.
MIXTRAX takes the music from an iPhone, iPod, USB device, or certain Android devices & plays it back w/added transitions & effects, creating a virtual DJ inside the Pioneer receiver.
MIXTRAX makes automatic remixing of tracks extra-quick & easy.
Simply connect your USB compatible device & 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 w/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.
Improved Bluetooth! From hands-free calling, wireless audio streaming, simple pairing, & voice recognition, Bluetooth wireless technology has made life in the vehicle much more convenient.
This CD receiver w/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 to similar to FM reception.
NEW! Automatically connect two phones when in the vehicle to make & receive calls & stream music from both phones.
include the ability to browse music libraries on smartphones wirelessly.
In addition, iPhone Bluetooth pairing via USB allows the user to connect an iPhone via an appropriate USB cable & it will be paired simply.
This feature is great where there are multiple devices active & you are trying to search for & connect to a certain device.
This model also has -in?Guest Mode-in? which allows a user to add & replace a third mobile device instantly to the receiver.
Guest Mode is a great feature for a family vehicle w/multiple drivers or a driver w/multiple devices because it allows users to pair & delete devices easily without a lengthy registration or deletion process.
The 2015 line of Pioneer CD receivers w/Bluetooth wireless technology have the ability to utilize the voice recognition engine that is part of the operating system on a user's smartphone.
This feature is compatible w/iOS devices that have voice recognition capability.
iPhone 4S & iPhone 5 users can take advantage of Siri Eyes Free functionality w/a touch of a button.
When activated, Siri voice prompts play through the vehicle's speakers & the user's commands & questions are received & transmitted to the receiver using the external microphone.
Siri Eyes Free provides access to many iPhone functions such as music selection; making phone calls; & listening to text message, calendar information, & reminders.
Pandora is personalized internet radio that is designed to help you discover new music that you'll love mixed in w/music that you already know.
w/the DEH-X6800BT, you can enjoy superior sound quality & full control of the Pandora experience in your car directly from the touchscreen 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, & view full track data.
In-dash control for Pandora is compatible w/iOS & Android devices.
Simply download & open the free Pandora Radio app to your smartphone & connect it to the DEH-X6800BT & take your music to the next level.
iOS devices require a wired connection using the CD-IU51 USB interface cable for 30-pin models (sold separately) or CD-IU52 USB interface cable for Lightning models (sold separately).
Android devices need to be paired to the receiver via Bluetooth while the Pandora app is running.
Pandora Station Creation -in? The Pandora station creation 5 feature enables users to create new Pandora stations while the app is in use w/an iPhone device (physical connection required) or compatible Android smartphone.
Users can simply press & hold a button on the new receivers to create a new Pandora station dynamically from the currently playing song or artist.
Connect an iPod or iPhone to the DEH-X6800BT using the optional CD-IU51 interface cable for 30-pin models (sold separately) or CD-IU52 USB interface cable for Lightning models (sold separately) & enjoy the music stored on your device.
Song, artist, time & album information are displayed on the LCD display.
The Link Play feature helps you find content faster & 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.
With App Mode you can enjoy listening & viewing the content on select compatible apps directly on the receiver's display from a connected iPhone or iPod Touch.
Limited controls such as track forward or reverse may be executed from the receiver.
Note: Not all apps will be compatible w/App Mode & App Mode will provide limited, if any, control over the app.
Users of Android devices running operating system 4.0 or later can connect & listen to music stored on their device to a compatible Pioneer CD receiver without the need for an app.
The process is made possible using Media Transfer Protocol (MTP).
MTP allows the Pioneer receiver to recognize the Android smartphone as a music storage device.
Users can now access music via USB stored on an Android device & operate basic operations like FF, REW, Play, Pause, Random Play, & Repeat.
Metadata information such as track, artist, & album name can be displayed.
Dual Zone Color Customization Illumination allows you to customize the color of the text on-screen as well as select another color for the button illumination so you can express your personality right in your dash.
Over 210,000 colors are available for an endless number of color combinations to match the illumination in any vehicle.
The front USB port & AUX input are also fully illuminated.
NEW! The 10-Level Brightness Control allows you to customize the brightness of your screen.
This adjustment can be made w/10 levels of brightness allowing you to adjust the MIXTRAX & illumination settings to your liking.
Multi-Line, Multi-Segmented LCD Display w/LED Backlight (13+4 characters)