Oct 162011

Pioneer AVIC-X930BT Review – It has it all !

6.1″ In-Dash Navigation AV Receiver with iPod/iPhone Control, Bluetooth, Pandora

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  • Price range from $599.99 to $999.99. Click here to view the best offer with free shipping !
  • If you appreciate quality but don’t want to give the extra cash for flagship models, the Pioneer AVIC-X930BT is the right choice for you. It will provide you with everything the top models have but at a little smaller scale.
  • 2-DIN Chassis: It features a 2-DIN  (Double DIN )chassis concept, and will fit in most vehicles with a large dash opening.
  • Equipped with a 6.1″ TFT LCD Active Matrix Touchscreen Display with anti-glare coating that will make a fine improvement to your car’s interior. The resolution of the display is 800 x 480.
  • Touch panel interaction has been improved by Advanced Touch Slide Operation and made even easier than before.
  • It features 32-channel GPS receiver with a magnetic antenna included and a speed sensing cable for better accuracy of your vehicle’s movement.
  • Navigation map database is  from Tele Atlas and covers the entire United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, including more than 12 million points of interest (POIs).
  • This unit is equipped with built-in Bluetooth ver. 2.0 (powered by Parrot) allowing to make and receive phone calls wirelessly through the receiver. Up to 5 Bluetooth-compatible devices can be registered to this headunit.
  • It features Detachable Face Security.
  • Pioneer AVIC-X930BT has a front-loading disc-slot to make loading your disc faster and includes frequently used buttons along the left edge of the screen to even more improve usability.
  • Easy installation – Can be mounted using factory bracket as fast as 30 minutes and will fit in most vehicles with large dash opening.

Pioneer AVIC-X930BT - NavigationFind a place?  You don’t have to worry anymore

With over 12 million POI (Points of Interest) stored in your navigation you can just sit back and relax while your AVIC-X930BT finds you the fastest and easiest way to your destination every time, whether you are looking for a convenience store or your friends’ favorite restaurant.

With detailed Tele Atlas® maps of the entire US, Canada, Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico it is the perfect travelling companion, and you will never make a wrong turn again with the new text-to-speech function which will announce the name of the street that you are coming upon. You can choose to view a detailed city map on its integrated monitor in 2D or 3D mode and during an active route, you can insert up to 5 additional way-points. The Track Logger feature enables you to record your driving (travel) history to the unit’s built-in flash memory or an inserted microSD card.

And get there fast

Let it be your eyes on the road. With Intelligent Re-Route and Road Preference feature it can dynamically change your route as you go, choosing the fastest and most optimal path. Pioneer implemented 3D Hybrid Sensor (Gyro and G-Force) technology for improved precision giving you accurate real-time data.

And with Pioneer’s AVIC FEEDS you can now use your iPhone to download Points of Interest directly from the Internet, transfer your favorite destinations from Google Maps and much more. It will also keep track of your fuel costs and carbon emissions with Pioneer’s ECO graph system.

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Stay connected with AVIC-X930BT

With integrated Bluetooth technology, USB 2.0 support and iPhone/iPod Direct Control (Audio and Video) you can connect all of your favorite portable devices to your Pioneer AVIC-X930BT. It supports Bluetooth Hands Free Calling and Audio Streaming combined with MusicSphere and Pandora app for iPhone.

Unit also provides compatibility with the Aha Radio app (totally free) for iPhone (iOS 3.0 or later), that offers audio streams to the user’s social network and RSS feeds, podcasts, and local Yelp reviews in a non-distracting format.

With an iPhone running the absolutely free “Aha Radio” Mobile App connected to the Pioneer AVIC-X930BT, you can actually tune in to the most recent traffic conditions on your current road or travelling road, take notice of Facebook and Twitter updates, gain access to hundreds of podcasts along with other services such as the “Hungry” and “Coffee” stations which usually deliver real-time location search outcomes as well as directions to most popular restaurant categories listed on Yelp.

“Aha Radio” delivers over hundred content and podcast stations that will actually be easily reached and controlled entirely on the touchscreen of the unit with the connection of your Apple iPhone.

Multimedia all around you

Pioneer AVIC-X930BT supports all new media types. It can playback CD-R/RW, DVD-R/RW, Audio and Video CD, DivX, MP3, WMA, AAC, JPEG and even WMV, H.264 and MPEG-4 video files.

In addition it features a built-in MOSFET 4 x 50W amplifier with 7-band graphic equalizer, 3 loudness modes and Advanced Sound Retriever system. Dolby Digital Decoder is also included, along with a D/A (Digital to Analog) 96kHz – 24bit converter and 10-bit video DAC.

Supertuner IIID® with 24 stations, 6 presets, BSM (Best Station Memory) and RDS will take care of your radio and if that is not enough for you, you can always upgrade your AVIC with XM and SIRIUS satellite radio and HD radio add-on modules.

Some disadvantages

  • DivX files cannot be played on a USB memory device or SD memory card.
  • Sadly, Voice Command is removed from the AVIC-X930BT.
You can find User manuals here
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Pioneer AVIC-X930BT Technical Specifications and Features:


  • 6.1″ WVGA  800×480 full color display with anti-glare coated LCD screen
  • Widescreen 16:9 aspect ratio
  • Touch screen with Advanced Touch Slide Operation
  • Picture Adjustment
  • DVD, CD, MP3, WMA, AM/FM player
  • Wireless remote control

Power Output:

  • Peak: 4 channels, 50 W per channel
  • RMS: 4 channels, 22 W per channel (Pioneer Certified)
  • RMS: 4 channels, 14 W per channel (CEA Certified)
  • CD Text Display
  • MP3 ID3 Tag Display

Audio and Video Features:

  • Support for DVD, DVD-R, DVD-RW, CD, CD-R, CD-RW, VCD, AAC, DivX, MP3, WMA, WMV, H.264, MPEG-4  and JPEG
  • Supertuner IIID® tuner with 26 stations/6 presets
  • Best Station Memory (BSM)
  • Local seek tuning
  • Radio data system (RDS)
  • 7-band graphic equalizer
  • Advanced Sound Retrieval technology. Restores sound quality lost due to digital compression of music
  • 3-Mode loudness setting
  • App mode insures greater compatibility with smartphone applications
  • Dolby Digital decoder
  • 96 kHz/24-bit D/A Converter
  • 10-Bit Video DAC

Add-on modules and options:

  • SIRIUS Satellite Radio add-on module: Pioneer SIRIUS Radio Package
  • XM Satellite Radio add-on module: Pioneer GEX-P920XM required and sold separately
  • HD Radio add-on module: Pioneer GEX-P20HD required and sold separately
  • iPod®/iPhone® connector cable: Pioneer CD-IU200V required and sold separately
  • Rear-panel auxiliary input 3.5mm
  • Rear-panel USB input
  • Composite A/V input
  • Composite Video output
  • Rear video input for rear view cameras with a RCA composite input, Pioneer ND-BC20PA is recommended
  • 3 Sets of 2V pre-amp outputs (front and rear/subwoofer switchable)
  • Micro SD Memory card slot
  • Customizable Home Screen Shortcuts

Bluetooth Features:

  • Built-in Bluetooth technology for hands-free talking and Audio Streaming
  • Bluetooth version 2.0 certified
  • Works with most Bluetooth enabled cell phones

If you are looking a good value for the money the Pioneer AVIC-X930BT would definitely be a great choice. There is only one model that overcomes it and that is AVIC-Z130BT, flagship model from Pioneer, but it is also a bit more expensive.

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