Frequently Asked Question

Technical Guides to Pioneer Car Audio System

  • Q: Is my car stereo compatible with your CD changers?
    A: It will only be compatible if it is a Pioneer model and has a 'P' in the model number i.e KEH-P or DEH-P.
  • Q: Can I play DVD-Audio discs on a CD player?
    A: No, DVD-Audio discs cannot be played on a conventional CD player.
  • Q: What is the difference between DVD-Audio and CD?
    A: DVD-Audio can provide much higher quality stereo than CD with a sampling rate of up to 192kHz for two-channel recordings (compared to 44.1 kHz for CD). DVD-Audio digital sound can be delivered with up to 24 bits of data (compared to 16 bits for the CD standard) and unlike CD, DVD-Audio has the ability to offer Advanced Resolution multi-channel sound.
    DVD-Audio discs may also offer visual content that can be accessed from on-screen menus. This may include text information such as artist biographies, playlists and lyrics; photo galleries; and even video clips.
  • Q: Is my Pioneer car stereo compatible with the iPhone 5 and Appleā€™s new iOS6?
    A: Yes, your Pioneer car stereo is compatible with the iPhone 5 and iOS6. We have completed compatibility testing with our current line of car electronics in-dash audio video receivers. For a comprehensive guide on the extent of iPhone5 and iOS6 functionality with your car stereo model, please click here.