Pioneer Wireless Speakers - Now featuring an endless music playlist with Pandora and vTuner Internet Radio

Notice: In addition to the enhancements listed below, this firmware update resolves an issue with connecting XW-SMA1-K, XW-SMA3-K and XW-SMA4-K to Pandora's server.

Expand your audio entertainment options with an endless playlist of your favorite music and access to more than 10,000 internet radio stations from across the globe. With a firmware update, Pandora® and vTuner® Internet Radio are now built right into Pioneer’s line of SMA wireless speakers and are designed to help you discover and enjoy new music. And with Pioneer’s free ControlApp, available in the App StoreSM and Google Play®, you can control it all conveniently right from your compatible Apple® or AndroidTM device.

It's as simple as 1, 2, 3:

  1. Update your SMA speaker’s firmware
  2. Download the latest ControlApp for compatible Apple and Android devices
  3. Connect both to your wireless network and play away



Firmware Update Instructions:

Follow the steps below to update your SMA wireless speaker. You can also download the complete instructions (titled “New Internet Radio Feature”) here.

Important Information
All network setting, including the Pandora account information, will be reset to the factory default after the update. Write down these settings before the update as they will needed to set up the network again.

Step 1: Connect your SMA speaker to your wireless network (for set-up instructions, reference the Quick Start Guide that came with your speaker)

Step 2: Access your speaker’s Web Control menu by doing the following:

Windows 7® or Vista users: Simply click the Start icon on your Desktop, select "Computer" and then select “Network” from the list on the left side of your screen. Your SMA speaker will appear as an icon in the explorer menu on the right. Right-click it and select “View Device Webpage”. The Web Control Menu will open in your default browser.

Windows XP® Users: Simply click the Start icon on your Desktop and select “My Network”. Click on, “Display icons for UPnP devices connected to the network” and your speaker will appear as an icon in the explorer menu. Double-click on the speaker icon and the Web Control Menu will open in your default browser.

Safari Users: Open your Safari browser and click on the Bookmark icon on the upper left side of the screen. Click on “Bonjour List” and select your speaker from the list.

Step 3: From the Web Control Menu, check the unit’s firmware version, which is listed at the top of the main “System Information” screen. If the four digits following the “S” are lower than “1050”, a firmware update is required. If the four digits following the “S” are the same or greater than “1050”, no update is required.

Step 4: Download the firmware and change history files.
Firmware Zip File  Change History File

Unzip the file and save it to a place on your computer that you’ll remember.

Step 5: From the Web Control Menu, click on “Firmware Update” and click “Start”. Within 2 minutes, the firmware update screen will open.

Step 6: Click the “Choose File” button and find the unzipped file that you just saved on your computer.

Step 7: Click “Upload” and then click “Yes” on the confirmation screen. The update will begin and you can watch its progress from your computer. Once the update finishes, follow the instructions on your computer and unplug the power cord from your speaker.

Step 8: Now that your speaker is updated, your network settings have been reset and you'll need to reconnect your speaker to your home network.  For set-up instructions, reference the Quick Start Guide that came with your speaker.

Downloading ControlApp

Open the App Store or Google Play on your device and search for "ControlApp" to download. You can also click on the applicable badge below:
(if you already have ControlApp installed on your device, you will automatically be asked to download the latest version)



The firmware is compatible with the XW-SMA1-K, XW-SMA3-K and XW-SMA4-K only. Your SMA speaker and your wireless device must be on the same network in order for Pandora and vTuner services to function properly. Specifications and features subject to change. PIONEER and the Pioneer logo are registered trademarks of Pioneer Corporation. Pandora and the Pandora logo are registered trademarks of Pandora Media, Inc. vTuner is a registered trademark of Nothing Else Matters Software, Ltd. Apple is a trademark of Apple, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Safari is a trademark and The App Store is a service mark of Apple, Inc. Android is a trademark of Google, Inc. Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. See the App Store and Google Play for details regarding device compatibility.