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doox00
02-11-2012, 02:31 AM
AVH-P4400BH


I have only had it installed for 5 days now but so far I am very pleased with this unit. I purchased a new car and decided to replace my cda-9887 with a dd unit with the option for nav later. I almost pulled the trigger on the 4300DVD (even though I really wanted built in bluetooth) and saw these were coming out and found only one online store selling them (few more stores showed up a few days after ordering though with them in stock).

Mazda 6 2009 Grand Touring
AVH-P4400BH
Alpine MRP-F600 4 x 100
Alpine MRP-M1000 1 x1000
6.5" MB Quart Components up front
6.5" MB Quart Components in rear (no tweats installed in back)
2 10" Dayton Audio HO subs

The touch screen is very nice, very responsive, don't have to keep hitting things twice, can even drag your finger to scroll through menus.

Hooked up steering wheel control when I did the install, works flawless, no lag at all. Only thing I have not tested is the bluetooth phone option, I forgot to install the mic, will be doing that in the next few days, paired my EVO to the HU just fine though and streams audio just fine, although I prefer using ipod.

It sounds fantastic even with just the little bit of tweaking I have done, have not used the mic yet to have the deck auto set the eq, not sure if I need to order the one they sell for it or if most any mic will do, need to look into that yet.

Popped Bourne Identity DVD in and played flawlessly, looked great, sounded great no complaints, have not tried a video off my ipod yet, just loaded a few on there tonight.. will give that a try tomorrow.

The UI is very nice, easy on the eyes and easy to navigate and very responsive.. no annoying delays, very happy with it. A number of customizations you can do as well, background images, colors etc.

Ipod controls are great, super easy to navigate, can even navigate by alphabet, just hit the ABC button and hit the letter you want, has normal artist, genre, album etc options for searching, all done easily and quickly. Will show album art as well which is nice.

So far I would highly recommend this unit to anyone looking for something new.

http://westmichiganmoms.net/files/P4400BH/P4400BH-1.jpg

http://westmichiganmoms.net/files/P4400BH/P4400BH-2.jpg

http://westmichiganmoms.net/files/P4400BH/P4400BH-3.jpg

http://westmichiganmoms.net/files/P4400BH/P4400BH-4.jpg

pickup1
02-12-2012, 10:40 AM
Nice...

Flipx99
02-17-2012, 01:25 PM
How easy is it to bypass the parking brake?

Sleeklsc
02-17-2012, 01:29 PM
How easy is it to bypass the parking brake?

If it's anything like the 3200 or 4300dvd it's a simple relay and 3 wires iirc. Power, ground and remote. You can buy a prewired ready to go relay on ebay for $10~ shipped.

doox00
02-17-2012, 01:31 PM
If it's anything like the 3200 or 4300dvd it's a simple relay and 3 wires iirc. Power, ground and remote. You can buy a prewired ready to go realy on ebay for $10~ shipped.

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Flipx99
02-17-2012, 01:31 PM
Good deal. I have never tried fooling around with a double din before so I wasn't sure what all was involved. I think this is a good bet with many positive reviews. I just have to wait until places have them in stock.

focused313
02-22-2012, 12:53 AM
just saw this at my local shop for $500 and I thought it was a pretty good deal (that's right around what I see it online for). I have the p4000dvd and this one seems like a solid upgrade. Three 4v preouts too.

Flipx99
02-22-2012, 10:22 AM
My local shop won't have them until next week or the beginning of March.

Mike-G
02-26-2012, 02:21 PM
I have the same vehicle and have been looking at this unit as well. Any pics in the light so I can see how it blends into the dash?

Mike-G

doox00
02-26-2012, 02:58 PM
Here you go

http://westmichiganmoms.net/files/P4400BH/P4400BH-5.jpg

http://westmichiganmoms.net/files/P4400BH/P4400BH-6.jpg

Flipx99
02-26-2012, 04:26 PM
Thanks...I am really on the fence but f- it. I am pulling the trigger.

Mike-G
02-26-2012, 05:24 PM
Here you go

Thanks, Do you have a build log with images or anything like that? Did you have the Bose setup? Did you lose your steering wheel controls like phone and radio controls? I am working out the details on my system and starting to gather all the parts. Going with a 3 way front active setup using Hybrid Audio and I have gotten the sub, SI BM MkIII, for the rear deck. Still working on amps and deciding if I want to go with the MS8 and keep stock HU or go with this HU and skip the MS8.

Mike-G
02-26-2012, 05:24 PM
Here you go

Thanks, Do you have a build log with images or anything like that? Did you have the Bose setup? Did you lose your steering wheel controls like phone and radio controls? I am working out the details on my system and starting to gather all the parts. Going with a 3 way front active setup using Hybrid Audio and I have gotten the sub, SI BM MkIII, for the rear deck. Still working on amps and deciding if I want to go with the MS8 and keep stock HU or go with this HU and skip the MS8.

Mike-G
02-26-2012, 05:25 PM
Sorry for the double post...

carlosg_313
02-26-2012, 05:30 PM
does it has the video input? i got a apple tv and always have my songs, music videos, and photos stored in that device and i use a regular headrest monitor(with a composite connection since i jailbroken the aTV) i know the 4300 has it, but those the 4400 does too?

doox00
02-26-2012, 05:48 PM
I do not have a build log and do not have the bose system. i bought the adapter for steering wheel controls, very easy to install and auto detected everything, you will lose the phone steering wheel controls though.

Flipx99
02-27-2012, 09:24 AM
Just ordered. Did you do a bypass for the video? If so, which one did you ordeR?

doox00
02-27-2012, 10:07 AM
I got one off ebay for like 9 bucks, any of those ones on ebay I imagine will work fine.

Flipx99
03-13-2012, 10:52 PM
Does yours make a slight noise when connecting to Bluetooth?

teeforb
03-15-2012, 10:36 AM
can you send a link to the bypass? this allows you to watch DVD movies while driving, correct?

thx

09Alti
03-15-2012, 10:40 AM
can you send a link to the bypass? this allows you to watch DVD movies while driving, correct?

thx

Check ebay for p4400bh bypass

teeforb
03-15-2012, 10:47 AM
Check ebay for p4400bh bypass

thx!

anyone know where the cheapest we can get a head unit from online?

sorry, for the 4400 brand new..

09Alti
03-15-2012, 10:55 AM
thx!

anyone know where the cheapest we can get a head unit from online?

PM'd

kramer_212
03-15-2012, 10:59 AM
I have dis two the Bluetooth is the best I've seen yet.

Flipx99
03-16-2012, 01:19 PM
Another question:

When you pop in a CD, does it show the track information? Mine just shows the track number. These aren't burnt CDs either.

Flipx99
03-16-2012, 01:22 PM
can you send a link to the bypass? this allows you to watch DVD movies while driving, correct?

thx

Yes. It works just fine. This is the one I purchased from Amazon. I don't fool with ebay.

Amazon.com: MicroBypass Video in Motion Automatic Parking Brake Bypass Interface for Select Pioneer: Electronics (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005H49GTA/ref=oh_o00_s00_i00_details)

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thx!

anyone know where the cheapest we can get a head unit from online?

sorry, for the 4400 brand new..

I bought my from crutchfield. It isn't the cheapest, but when buying the first run, I prefer to have the customer service in case something goes wrong.

teeforb
03-16-2012, 02:36 PM
Yes. It works just fine. This is the one I purchased from Amazon. I don't fool with ebay.

Amazon.com: MicroBypass Video in Motion Automatic Parking Brake Bypass Interface for Select Pioneer: Electronics (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005H49GTA/ref=oh_o00_s00_i00_details)

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I bought my from crutchfield. It isn't the cheapest, but when buying the first run, I prefer to have the customer service in case something goes wrong.

I end up getting it from amazon... $428 shipped i think. the company is based in the same state that i live. so i think i should be ok for returns.

JohnnyBeGood
03-21-2012, 11:29 PM
Another question:

When you pop in a CD, does it show the track information? Mine just shows the track number. These aren't burnt CDs either.

I have the same issue. See my post here http://www.caraudio.com/forums/general-discussion/537979-audio-cd-does-not-display-song-artist-album-pioneer-avh-p4400bh.html

marsology
03-24-2012, 07:30 PM
Does this unit support dual zone like the previous model AVH-P4300DVD so i can listen to iPod and watch a movie from the DVD through the rear screen at the same time ?

Lawman23
04-05-2012, 01:20 AM
Hey gang. Just installed my 4400 yesterday. It is a great unit. But I have a couple ?'s. how do you register your phone or whatever to the unit? Also, after the install all my speakers were playing flawlessly, now it seems like the right side is louder than the left side. I checked my balance and everything was good. Gonna check the wiring tomorrow. Any suggestions? Also I can't seem to add my favorite contacts fort Bluetooth. Holla back!! 'preciate it!

Paul_Aris
04-06-2012, 04:17 PM
I made my own. I got the 12 v relay at autozone for $6.95. I had extra wire laying around. If your installing it yourself you have to wire to the adaptor for your make anyway. Only a couple more wires to do the bypass. Ground, Green wire (for parking brake) and the amp turn on wire to the relay and it all works.

muzicman82
05-10-2012, 01:57 PM
Just put this unit in my 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Really like it so far. I was seconds from getting the AppRadio 2 and then read a lot of ugly things about it. Lots of promise with poor execution.

Anyways, I am wondering if there have been any software updates since the unit's release.. and if so, where to find them? Pioneer's site support section just links back to the general sales product page.

Is there a display brightness setting? I couldn't find it anywhere.

Also, I am using the PAC SWI-PS and the CANBUS interface. The steering wheel controls work except the mute function seems to just do an ATT. Can this be changed to do MUTE?

DoubleAA
07-23-2012, 03:32 PM
I have the same unit and i was wondering what format i would have to put music videos in order to see them? I know i cant watch them through the usb so i would have to burn them on a dvd. Has anyone done this?

alanlyon
09-05-2012, 07:26 PM
Have you used it with iPhone or Android GPS? Do you have to bypass the parking break to use the GPS from your iPhone or Android?

I will be installing in a 2012 Buick Enclave. I have 2 JL Audio 300/2 amps that I will bridge to run 300 watts through Hertz Milli. I have a JL Audio 250/1 that will drive an 8 inch W7.

avalanche217
10-04-2012, 12:45 PM
Has anyone been having the same issues (no track titles over bluetooth, etc) with the latest upgrade to iOS 6. Also, I haven't bought the converter for the iPhone 5 yet so can anyone confirm any issues there as well?

I've seen on other forums where Pioneer is supposed to be working on a firmware update for this unit to fix the problems. But no timeline has been given of course.

Thanks

Jroller
11-28-2012, 11:49 AM
I have the AVH-P4400BH, and I really liked it till IOS6 and the iphone 5, now it is broken in many ways, I have the adapter but it only helps a little, no bluetooth control or song info, no Video, I wish they would do something.. I guess I should have kept the old phone and not upgraded to IOS6 and it was all good..

rockguitarpower
12-05-2012, 01:56 PM
Hey Everyone,
I just bout the AVH-P4400BH and was curious on where to connect the Blue/White wire. I know it says connect to system control terminal of the power amp or auto-antenna relay control.

Not quite sure where to find this in my car. It's a 2010 Rav4 Limited with the JBL sound system.

This is my first time installing an aftermarket radio so sorry if this is a stupid question

Mike

clickclickw00t
12-16-2012, 10:52 AM
I have the same issue with bluetooth with my old IPhone 4 on iOS6 and my brand new iPhone 5 with iOS6. I mostly use it via USB anyways, but my girlfriend has an IPHONE 4 and it doesn't stream via bluetooth.

clickclickw00t
08-06-2013, 06:46 PM
I have this unit and love it.

New update is on the pioneer website for bluetooth with ios6. Works flawlessly.

AL210
08-24-2013, 09:26 PM
Hey Everyone,
I just bout the AVH-P4400BH and was curious on where to connect the Blue/White wire. I know it says connect to system control terminal of the power amp or auto-antenna relay control.

Not quite sure where to find this in my car. It's a 2010 Rav4 Limited with the JBL sound system.

This is my first time installing an aftermarket radio so sorry if this is a stupid question

Mike

You need a special adaptor if you want to use the JBL sound system.
PAC TATO Factory Integration Adapter Install a new car stereo and retain your JBL amp, balance and fade controls, and Synthesis® surround systems (2003-up Toyota and Lexus vehicles) at Crutchfield.com (http://www.crutchfield.com/p_127TATO/PAC-TATO-Factory-Integration-Adapter.html?tp=3486)

I had to get a similar one for my son's Jetta.

I know this is old but maybe someone could benefit from this.

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10-24-2013, 03:34 PM
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11-05-2013, 07:29 PM
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