The longer you look, the better it gets. First, you see the convenient Flap Face covering the CD slot, the large multicolor display, and the large rotary volume knob. Then you notice that it plays both MP3 and WMA. And that it's ready for Satellite Radio (XM or Sirius) and the hot iPod Adapter.
Flap Face with 16-character Multicolor Display
To take advantage of new media like MP3, WMA, iPod, XM Radio, and Sirius, the DEH-P480MP features a new 16-character display - twice as large as previous models. Where's the CD slot? Just press the “Open” button and the face moves out of the way to reveal the CD slot. When you want to take the face with you, just press Open and pull it out.
MP3 and WMA Playback
Don't let your favorite music downloads languish on your computer hard drive. Burn them to a CD-R or CD-RW and play them on the DEH-P480MP. Each disc you burn has the capacity to hold up to ten complete albums of MP3 music and twenty for WMA discs. Trust us, that's a lot of music. And since these CDs hold so much data, you'll be happy to know that Pioneer MP3 headunits also include a random play mode. You'll also be pleasantly surprised to find that our players support ID3 Tags and WMA text, which display artist, title, track and album information, just like your computer. Best of all, Pioneer's Digital Speedread2 CD mechanism provides incredibly fast performance.
BMX (Bit Media eXpander) Digital Enhancement
Compressed file formats such as MP3 and WMA are now as common as the Internet. But there are people who feel that compressed music sounds thin, flat and short of depth. To correct this common problem, Pioneer developed BMX technology. BMX studies what's left of the delicate sound frequencies that are usually ignored and makes the necessary adjustments. This improves the shape and overall depth of sound, which results in enjoyment to the ears, especially in the noisy car environment.
Built-in Auxiliary Input
The DEH-P480MP features a new built-in AUX input,which can be easily connected with a wide range of external devices,such as digital audio players. Simply connect a mini-jack cable to the connector on the back of the unit.
Two-Way Crossover with Direct Subwoofer Key
The Two-Way Crossover Adjustment is a convenient tool for tailoring your sound — and your subwoofer's levels. Right from your headunit, you can adjust your High-Pass Filter, which will protect your front and rear speakers from power-robbing deep bass notes. Now, use the Subwoofer adjustments to make sure your bass performance has the kick you like. In fact, you can just hit the Subwoofer Direct button to fine tune the settings at any time!
Hi-Volt (4V) Pre-Outs If you decide to connect an amplifier to the DEH-P480MP, its three Hi-Volt (4V) pre-outs will deliver a clean, powerful signal path. The higher the volts that a pre-out provides, the better the signal strength to your amp, and then your amp doesn't have to work as hard. These Hi-Volt pre-outs help give you better dynamics, crisper highs, and big, deep bass.
Card Remote Included
The DEH-P480MP comes with a card remote, allowing you to control key functions without taking your eyes off the road. It fits easily in your hand, and it's small enough to stash in your console when not in use.
Satellite Radio Ready? Ready.
Satellite Radio. It's digital, high-quality programming beamed from satellites. And the signal that doesn't fade, no matter where you drive. It offers commercial-free music of nearly every genre, plus talk, news, sports, weather, and more. There are two companies that offer this great product — XM Radio and Sirius Satellite Radio — and the DEH-P480MP is compatible with both of these subscription-based services. So you choose. You'll just need a Pioneer digital satellite tuner to match the satellite service you select.
iPod Adapter Ready!
Attention current and future iPod owners: this deck can be your gateway to taking your iPod music collection on the road! The Pioneer iPod Adapter (CD-IB100II or CD-IB100) is now available to add to your Pioneer headunit. Once you connect this adapter, you can control your iPod through the headunit and even view album, artist, and other music info on its display. The Pioneer iPod adapter powers your iPod and even re-charges its internal battery. Just think: now you can play all of your iPod tunes via a powerful Pioneer mobile audio system! (Note: the DEH-P480MP controls the iPod Adapter as an Unexpected unit, with some limitations in display and operation. Consult the owner's manuals for more details.)
Premier® Two-Year Warranty
The warranty on this model is two years — double the warranty period of most headunit models currently on the market.
iPod is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc. registered in the U.S. and other countries.
XM Satellite Radio is a subscription service not affiliated with Pioneer Electronics - service is available only in the 48 continental U.S. states (not available in Alaska, Hawaii, or U.S. territories). More information is available at www.xmradio.com.
Sirius Satellite Radio is a subscription service not affiliated with Pioneer Electronics - service is available only in the 48 continental U.S. states (not available in Alaska, Hawaii, or U.S. territories). More information is available at www.siriusradio.com.