MVH-MS512BS

Digital Marine Receiver with enhanced Audio Functions, Pioneer Smart Sync App Compatibility, MIXTRAX®, Built-in Bluetooth®, and SiriusXM-Ready™

  • Android™ Compatible
  • Works with Pandora® and Spotify®
  • iPhone® Compatible
  • SiriusXM-Ready™
  • 4V Preouts

The MVH-MS512BS Digital Marine Receiver features Enhanced Audio Functions, a high-visibility outdoor LCD display, Pioneer Smart Sync App Compatibility, MIXTRAX®, Built-in Bluetooth®, and SiriusXM-Ready™

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Designed for Marine Use

Conformal coating protects the PCB against corrosion making it ideal for marine use*.
* Do not install the receiver in a location exposed to direct sunlight, contact with water/liquids, or excessive heat, humidity or dust.

High-Visibility Outdoor LCD Display

High-Visibility Outdoor LCD Display

The white LCD with black characters ensures higher visibility outdoors. The APP icon allows you to check the Pioneer Smart Sync app connection status at a glance.

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Pioneer Smart Sync

Pioneer Smart Sync is a highly evolved technology that links your smartphone to select Pioneer receivers. By utilizing more of your smartphone’s features, it expands, evolves and furthers the enjoyment of every moment you spend in your boat. With the Pioneer Smart Sync app, you can bring your smartphone’s maps, messages, and music together in the boat. To learn more about the Pioneer Smart Sync app, visit www.pioneer-carglobal.com/pss.

The MVH-S512BS features direct access buttons such as navigation, bass boost and a dual function volume knob that are optimized with the Pioneer Smart Sync App, bringing multimedia capabilities to a single-din receiver.

Download the Pioneer Smart Sync app on the Apple® App Store and Google Play Store.

 

Download on the App Store   Get it on Google Play

A Better-Than-Ever Listening Experience

Pandora is personalized internet radio that is designed to help you discover new music that you'll love mixed in with music that you already know. With the MVH-MS512BS, you can enjoy superior sound quality and full control of the Pandora experience in your boat directly from the touchscreen display of the receiver. You are able to give tracks "thumbs up" or "thumbs down," bookmark a song so you can purchase it later, easily switch between your personalized radio stations, and view full track data and album art.

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Compatible with Apple iOS, as well as Android devices that support the Bluetooth Serial Port Profile (SPP). Simply download the free Pandora Radio app to your iPhone or Android device, connect to the MVH-S512BS and take your music to the next level.

For more information and to sign up for a free account, visit pandora.com.

Hands-Free Calling and Audio Streaming

Stay safe and obey local hands-free laws with built-in Bluetooth (HFP). Easily pair a Bluetooth enabled phone to the MVH-MS512BS without having to go through complicated settings. When a registered Bluetooth device is in proximity to the receiver, the auto connection function automatically pairs the two units.

From hands-free calling, wireless audio streaming (A2DP) with artist, album, and song search*, simple pairing, and control audio (AVRCP profile), Bluetooth® wireless technology has made life in the vehicle much more convenient.

The MVH-MS512BS with Bluetooth also includes superior call quality reception using Wideband Speech Handsfree Profile 1.6. Wideband Speech nearly doubles the bandwidth of frequencies of a normal Bluetooth call (when compared to calls without Wideband Speech)**.

Other features include the ability to browse music libraries on smartphones wirelessly.


*Search functions vary by phone.
**Call quality depends on wireless provider’s support of HFP 1.6.

Spotify

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Spotify

Spotify gives you all the music you'll ever need. Find the songs you love instantly, or let Spotify play you something great. With support for Spotify, just connect your compatible smartphone to a Pioneer stereo receiver to fill your ride with everything from classic tracks to the latest hits. Premium subscription may apply.

Smartphone Control

Smartphone Control

Access music on your smartphone directly from the Pioneer receiver. Search for Artist, Albums and Songs using Pioneer's intuitive interface. With Pioneer receivers you can also access and control select music and radio apps on your smartphone.

Keep The Party Going!

MIXTRAX® is an innovative Pioneer technology that creates a nonstop mix of your music library complete with a range of DJ-inspired effects. MIXTRAX takes the music from an iPhone, or USB device, and plays it back with added transitions and effects, creating a virtual DJ inside the Pioneer receiver.

MIXTRAX makes automatic remixing of tracks extra quick and easy. Simply connect your USB compatible device and listen as tracks are joined by various random sound effects in nonstop mix play to keep the groove going in full swing.

MIXTRAX also features club-style illumination that enhances the mood with a dynamic dance club-like lighting effect. As MIXTRAX begins, lights start pulsing to the beat of the music, adding an extra level of entertainment. Choose among multiple patterns of lighting variations from sound pressure level or low-pass synchronization modes.

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Mixtrax

Your Favorite Stations Wherever You Go, Wherever You Are


The MVH-S512BS is SiriusXM-Ready™ so you can get over 140 channels, including commercial-free music plus the best sports and live events, comedy, news, exclusive talk and entertainment. SiriusXM programming is received through the SiriusXM Connect Vehicle Tuner (sold separately, SiriusXM subscription required).

Simply connect a SiriusXM SXV300 tuner to the Pioneer receiver and receive additional features like TuneMix™, SportsFlash™ and Traffic and Weather Now™. To learn more or to purchase the tuner, visit SiriusXM.

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USB Auto Switch

The receiver also includes the USB Auto Switch feature so when the phone is connected via USB the listener has the option to choose whether the receiver uses the phone as a source, or just charges the device.

Customize Your Colors

Dual-zone color illumination allows you to customize the color of the text on-screen as well as select another color for the button illumination so you can express your personality right in your dash. Over 210,000 colors are available for an endless number of color combinations to match the illumination in any vehicle. 

The 10-level brightness control allows you to customize the brightness of your screen. This adjustment can be made with 10 levels of brightness allowing you to adjust the MIXTRAX and illumination settings to your liking. 

Flac Support

FLAC Codec Support

Pioneer Stereo Receivers upgrade audio with amazing sound reproduction with their ability to play FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) files, which are 50-60% smaller than WAV files yet retain the integrity of the original sound sources. FLAC playback at up to 44.1khz sampling frequency and 16-bit bitrate for files stored on a USB thumb drive.

Caution: Read the operation manual as well as all instructions and cautions before use. Pay attention to your surroundings, limit glances to the device, and do not use any feature if it cannot be operated both safely and in a legal manner. Distracted driving may result in serious injury, including death.

Availability of non-Pioneer content and services, including apps and connectivity, may change without notice due to changes in operating systems, firmware or app versions; changes to, restrictions on or discontinuation of the service or service plans; non-Pioneer hardware changes; or other events.

Display
  • VA LCD (2-Line)
  • 210,000 Colors, Dual-Zone
Bluetooth®
  • HFP 1.6
  • AVRCP 1.5, A2DP, SPP
Tuner
  • 18 FM, 6 AM
Smartphone Integration
Digital Media Playback
  • USB
  • USB
  • USB
  • USB
  • Playback of files up to 192kHz/24 bit resolution (USB input only)
Audio
  • 3 pair, 4V (front/rear/subwoofer)
  • MOSFET 50W x 4
  • 13-Band EQ+ (31-Band with Pioneer Smart Sync app)
  • 24-bit
  • Manual
  • HPF front/rear; LPF subwoofer; 3-way audio network mode
Expandability
  • Single, Front
  • Front
Marine
General
  • Full Detachment
  • Optional CD-ME300
  • English, Spanish, French (Canadian)
  • 1 year
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Date Description
May 30, 2019
19MARINE-AC2 MVH-MS310BT and MVH-MS512BS FW 8.07
Version v8.07
19MARINE-AC2 MVH-MS310BT and MVH-MS512BS FW 8.07

Firmware Update Instructions

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