Pioneer AVH-X2800BS is a 2-DIN DVD, multimedia receiver for use in a vehicle. It comes with a 6.2” WVGA touchscreen display, Bluetooth, AppRadio mode for iPhone and MIXTRAX, along with other features.
The touchscreen display is customizable with the use of five different colors including red, blue, green, amber and violet. In addition, there are 112 colors from which to select for the illumination for the ideal level for the car’s interior lighting. Add in the background images that Pioneer provides and the driver can customize the display to suit his desires.
Bluetooth allows wireless audio streaming and hands-free calling. A driver just pairs the AVH-X2800BS with a Bluetooth enabled smartphone using Secure Simple Pairing. After this, he can operate the phone and music functions wirelessly, while keeping his mind on his driving.
AppRadio mode is available for iPhone & Android devices so that the driver can access certain compatible apps through the touchscreen on this AVH-X2800BS unit. An additional interface cable is needed to make the appropriate connection so the app will work on this unit. This cable is sold separately from the unit. AppRadio lets the user access his contacts, maps and calendar just to mention a few items.
MIXTRAX is innovative technology from Pioneer that allows the user to mix his music library by adding a wide assortment of DJ-type effects. Pioneer has long had a passion for music so it is not surprising that MIXTRAX is such an innovative feature. The driver can quickly remix tracks easily with this feature if he so desires.
Pioneer AVH-X2800BS allows for direct connect with an iPhone or iPod for listening to music or watching videos with the help of a USB interface cable. The name of the artist, album and song will show on the touchscreen display as will the time of day.