PIONEER – AVH-W4500NEX
Wireless or wired, the choice is yours
The AVH-W4500NEX supports a cable free connection between your smartphone and the receiver using Wi-Fi® wireless connectivity. Now compatible with both Android Auto Wireless (available on Google Pixel and Nexus devices)¹ and Android Auto over USB, the AVH-W4500NEX makes it easier than ever to connect. Android Auto¹ makes it easier to access your favorite navigation, media and communication apps on the road while minimizing distractions.
Compatibility with Apple CarPlay supports connecting to an iPhone® device using either a wireless connection or a wired USB connection.
Wi-Fi Certified Miracast™ provides additional wireless connectivity, enabling seamless display of multimedia content between compatible devices and the Pioneer receiver². More information is available at www.wi-fi.org/discover-wi-fi/miracast.
Now you no longer need to worry about taking your smartphone out of your bag or your pocket before you get into your car.
The AVH-W4500NEX also features Android Auto, which extends the Android platform into the car in a way that’s purpose-built for driving. Android Auto automatically brings you useful information and organizes it into simple cards that appear just when they’re needed. It’s designed to minimize distraction so you can stay focused on the road ahead.
Android Auto is compatible with Android phones running Android 5.0 (Lollipop) or later. Android Auto may not be available on all devices.
The AVH-W4500NEX features Apple CarPlay, the smarter, safer and more fun way to use your iPhone® in the car. Apple CarPlay gives iPhone users an incredibly intuitive way to make calls, use Maps, listen to music, and verbally send and listen to messages with just a word or a touch. Apple CarPlay requires iPhone 5 or newer with the latest version of iOS.
Dual Back Up Camera Input Ready*
Dual Back up Camera inputs enable you to add a reverse (rear facing) camera and front facing camera that can assist with front and rear visibility, towing, or parking.
*Rear visibility systems (backup cameras) are required under federal regulations in certain new vehicles according to a phase-in schedule that began on May 1, 2016. Owners of vehicles equipped with compliant rear visibility systems should not install or use this product in a way that alters or disables that system’s compliance with applicable regulations. If you are unsure whether your vehicle has a rear visibility system subject to these regulations, please contact the vehicle manufacturer or dealer.
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 AVH-W4500NEX 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 AVH-W4500NEX 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.
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 AVH-W4500NEX, you can enjoy superior sound quality and full control of the Pandora experience in your car 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.
Pandora is 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 AVIC-W6500NEX and take your music to the next level.
Your Favorite Stations Wherever You Go, Wherever You Are
The AVH-W4500NEX 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.
More Music. More Stations. More Features. Digital Sounds. No Subscriptions.
The AVH-W4500NEX features a built-in HD Radio™ tuner, which allows you to enjoy your radio in an all-new way. Besides broadcasting in clear digital quality, many stations offer extra local FM channels so you can enjoy more music, news, and sports – all 100% subscription FREE! Your FM stations now with near CD-quality sound (on single channel stations), AM stations now in stereo and sounding like FM stations, and crystal-clear reception with no audio distortion.
With HD Radio, you’ll also see song titles, album art, and station information and be able to tag new discoveries.
For a complete list of HD Radio stations currently broadcasting in the United States: HD RADIO STATIONS
Keep your factory features and expand your level of in-vehicle connectivity with Pioneer NEX and iDatalink Maestro RR. When your AVH-W4500NEX receiver is installed in a compatible vehicle using the iDatalink Maestro RR interface (sold separately), you’ll be able to enjoy the performance and features of the AVH-W4500NEX receiver plus touchscreen control over key factory audio features.
The AVH-W4500NEX supports factory functions via the iDatalink Maestro RR interface including: Steering Wheel Controls, Media Player (including the factory AUX-in and USB ports), Hands-Free Telephone, Voice Commands, Satellite Radio, and Secondary Display Support.
USB Direct Control for iPhone
Pioneer’s AVH-W4500NEX is ready to roll with direct connectivity to your iPhone* for music and video via USB. Song, artist, time and album information are beautifully displayed on the touchscreen.
The system’s wired USB connection provides direct digital signal transfer from the device for clean, clear sound while providing 1.5 amp of current to keep your iPod/iPhone charged.
Enhanced User Interface
More advanced than ever before, NEX features a responsive, powerful and intuitive touchscreen user interface that is easy to use and highly customizable. Clearly, NEX is designed specifically for today’s smartphone and tablet-driven lifestyle. The NEX user interface has been updated with easy side-by-side layout customization, play/pause skip operation and larger album artwork.
Connect your compatible iOS or Android™ smartphone with NEX for a truly connected experience, bringing many of your favorite apps right into the dashboard and letting you communicate using advanced high-quality Bluetooth connectivity.
All NEX models feature built-in Bluetooth® that enables both hands-free calling and audio streaming. Including the latest Hands-Free Profile (HFP 1.6) with Wideband Speech capability, NEX provides more natural sound quality and details during calls. When streaming music, NEX even lets you browse and select the media stored on your smartphone using the AVRCP 1.6 profile.
Sound Quality for All
Your car and your music are as unique as you are. With a Pioneer NEX in-dash receiver, sound quality features like built-in Auto EQ and Time Alignment, 13-Band Graphic Equalizer with touch panel swipe settings and built-in high/low pass crossover with adjustable points and slopes provide you with the controls to tailor the listening experience to your vehicle and listening preferences. The CD-MC20 microphone is required for Auto EQ features and is sold separately.
Your love of high-res audio does not need to stop at the front door. Enjoy FLAC files in your vehicle without the need to convert. Pioneer’s NEX in-dash receivers were the first in the industry to offer playback of files encoded as high-res FLAC up to 192kHz/24 bit and provide playback output at CD quality. With Pioneer, your high-res FLAC is no longer confined to your home hi-fi system – put your music on the move.
|AM / FM||Yes|
|Seek / Scan||Seek|
|Media Type Playback||AAC|FLAC|MP3|WAV|WMA|
|Steer Wheel Controls Compatable||Yes|
|Maximum Supply current||1A (DC5V)|
|Satellite Radio Ready||Tuner Required|
|Memory Card Slot||Yes|
|Reverse Camera Input||Yes|
|AMP / PREAMP|
|AMP||RMS Power||14W X 4|
|Maximum Power||50W X 4|
|Speaker Impedance (Ω)||4 – 8 Ohms (Ω)|
|Preamp Outputs||Number of Channels||6 Channel|
|Preamp Voltage||4 Volt|
|Sub Preamp Outputs||Yes|
|Switchable Rear Preamp Outputs||No|
|Faceplate Design||Key Button Color||Variable|
|Number of Color Zones||N/A|
|GENERAL||Operating voltage||12 – 14.4v|
|Maximum Current Consumption||10A|