Save up to $200 on CarPlay and Android Auto receivers from $250

Best Buy is discounting a selection of CarPlay and Android Auto receivers headlined by the Pioneer 6.8-inch model with Alexa for $499.98 shipped. Down from its $600 going rate, today’s offer is good for a $100 discount, marks one of the first price cuts we’ve seen, and is a new all-time low. Featuring a 6.8-inch touchscreen display, Pioneer’s CarPlay and Android Auto receiver makes keeping an eye on directions, music playback, and more a breeze while commuting. This model even comes equipped with Alexa functionality for summoning the voice assistant while on-the-road. Rated 4.2/5 stars. Head below for more from $250.

Pioneer intros new affordable DJ headphones with colorful customization packs

Pioneer is introducing its brand new line of DJ headphones today. Combining both wired and wireless options, the new HDJ-CUE1 collection also features a series of accessory packs for further customizing the cans to your liking. Now available for pre-order starting from $69, head below for a closer look at the new Pioneer headphones.

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Latest Pioneer Wireless CarPlay Receivers have Alexa + Android Auto built-in

When it comes to the world aftermarket CarPlay receivers, Pioneer is arguably one of the most innovative companies. The latest Pioneer Wireless CarPlay receivers help convey this with the addition of Alexa support. There are five new models, each of which supports both wired and wireless smartphone pairing. Screen sizes range from 6.8- to 10.1-inches, with the largest model slightly resembling the floating design found in Apple’s new iPad Pro Magic Keyboard. These originally debuted at CES 2020, but the company has signaled that they are finally ready for consumers. Continue reading to learn more.

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Pioneer’s 7-inch CarPlay + Android Auto Receiver drops to a new low from $318

Best Buy’s official eBay storefront offers the Pioneer 7-inch CarPlay + Android Auto In-Dash Receiver (AVH-3300NEX) for $349.98 shipped. Also available in an open-box “excellent” condition model for $317.99. You’ll find both options at Best Buy direct as well. Having originally retailed for $600, it’s more recently been selling for $430 or so. Today’s offer saves you nearly 20%, beats our previous mention by $150 and is the best we’ve seen. Pioneer’s in-dash receiver brings CarPlay and Android Auto to your ride with a seven-inch touchscreen display that makes it easy to keep an eye on navigation directions and more. Plus it features a unique design that allows the display to fold into your dashboard when not in use. Rated 4.7/5 stars from over 550 customers and you can learn more in our launch coverage.

Pioneer takes on AirPods by releasing more affordable truly-wireless earbuds

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Since AirPods’ debut nearly two years ago, just about every headphone maker has been getting in on the truly wireless earbud action with their own cord-free solutions. The latest company to follow suit is Pioneer, who just recently debuted its first pair of the completely wireless headphones. Rocking the company’s signature audio-quality, Pioneer claims its C8 earbuds sound better than the competition. Head below for all the details. 

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Pioneer VSX-830-K 5.2-Channel AV Receiver w/ Bluetooth and Wi-Fi: $250 shipped (Reg. $400)

Amazon offers the Pioneer VSX-830-K 5.2-Channel AV Receiver w/ Bluetooth and Wi-Fi for $249.99 shipped. There are a couple of third party listing for $0.99 less, but I’d go with Amazon direct for extra peace of mind. Today’s deal is also available via Best Buy and B&H. As a pricing comparison, this receiver typically sells…

Pioneer speakers: SP-BS21 Bookshelfs $50 shipped (Orig. $100), SW-8 100 Watt Sub $72 shipped (Orig. $160)

We have spotted a couple Pioneer speaker deals today at Newegg starting with the Pioneer Bookshelf Loudspeakers (pair, SP-BS21-LR) for $49.99 shipped. That’s 50% below the original listing, $18 below Amazon, matching our previous mention and the best we can find. They have a 4.6/5 star rating from over 120 Amazon customers. Features: Superior Crossover…

DJiT’s upcoming Mixfader might be the most portable iOS/Android DJ controller yet

Mobile-focused DJ company DJiT, already has a more casual based iOS/Android DJ app available, but it now has its sights on the growing hardware controller market. It will soon be launching edjing Pro along with the recently revealed physical Mixfader add-on. Described as the world’s first connected DJ crossfader”, Mixfader “dematerializes the classic turntables on any smartphone and tablet” to bring what is arguably one of the most important controls on any DJ rig back to the real world.

Head below for a closer look, and a demonstration video of the mobile crossfader in action:

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Pioneer’s SPH-DA120 adds Apple CarPlay iPhone integration to your car for $445 shipped (Reg. $600)

There are two ways to get Apple’s official iPhone integration in a car: buy a brand new vehicle with CarPlay support, or add an aftermarket head unit such as Pioneer’s SPH-DA120 — currently the most affordable in-dash solution with CarPlay. Normally sold for $600, the SPH-DA120 is currently on sale for $445 including free Amazon Prime shipping, or $444 shipped direct from DiscountCentralOnline (97% positive Amazon seller ratings), the best prices we’ve seen for this model. It currently has a 3.9/5-star rating from 24 Amazon customers.

Featuring the latest version (4) of Pioneer’s well-known AppRadio software, the SPH-DA120’s star feature is CarPlay (read our 9to5Mac review of CarPlay here), which leverages an iPhone for in-car navigation, phone calling, and text messaging. CarPlay begins with Bluetooth support for pairing with Apple’s Phone and Music apps. Additionally, a Siri Eyes Free voice command mode is completely integrated with the iPhone’s Maps and Messages apps, letting you get driving directions and communicate even without using the unit’s 6.2″ built-in touchscreen. It also has an FM radio and limited support for Android phones.

The SPH-DA120 is a double-DIN unit designed to fit in the standard 4″ dash openings found in many cars. It comes with a GPS antenna, a Pioneer wiring harness, USB and audio cables, as well as mounting hardware. 

Here’s a look at Pioneer’s new all-gold limited edition DJ controller

Pioneer is well known for its DJ gear, especially its flagship DDJ-SZ Serato controllers, and now its limited edition model is scheduled to go up for sale in the coming days. Sporting the all gold exterior seen in the image above, the DDJ-SZ-N boasts all of the same features as its standard edition counterpart but…

Pioneer announces its new compact iOS/Mac WeGO3 DJ controller

Today, Pioneer announced the latest edition to its affordable WeGO DJ controller line. The new WeGO3 is an “ultra compact” controller designed to make DJing approachable with support for all the popular DJ apps on iOS and Mac right out of the box.

Along with a quick demonstration video of the new WeGO3 in action, head below to find out more about what it has to offer including some interesting iPhone/iPad features with the included Lightning cable: 

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Home Theater: Samsung soundbars & subs from $80 shipped, Pioneer 5.1-Channel A/V Receiver $119 shipped (Reg. $175+)

We have some solid prices on refurbished Samsung home theater systems today starting off with the Samsung HW-FM45C 280W soundbar and wireless subwoofer for $119.99 + $13 shipped. At $132.99, that’s about $77 under the best new price from a trusted retailer and the lowest refurbished price we can find by $7 (Groupon).

This 2.1 channel audio system features Bluetooth, HDMI/USB and optical inputs, and a 280-watt output. It comes with a wall-mount bracket and has received 4.1/5 star rating among Amazon users. This deal comes from Tiger Direct via Rakuten.

Next up, Groupon has the Samsung HW-F355 2.1-Channel 120-Watt soundbar and sub for $79.99 shipped. That’s more than $50 under the average new selling price, the lowest total we’ve seen and the best refurbished price we can find from a trusted retailer. It features Bluetooth, two 30W speakers and a wired 60W sub. As far connectivity you’ll find optical ins and basic audio outs at 120W total. It also comes with a wall-mount bracket and has received a 3.9/5 star rating from over 200 Amazon customers.

Lastly, Newegg offers the Pioneer VSX-522-K 5.1-Channel 3D Ready A/V Receiver for $116.99 + $2 shipping when using code VCO and checking out with Visa Checkout. That’s $131 under the regular price, $56 under Amazon, better than most used prices, and the best current price we can find. It is 3D Ready (Blu-ray Disc, Broadcast, and Games), comes with 4 HDMI ins and 1 out, AM/FM radio and is iPod and iPhone certified.

It has received a 3.6/5 star rating from over 300 Amazon customers.

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Pioneer 80-Watt 2-Way Speakers: $50 (Reg. $130), JBL OnBeat Speaker Dock: $15+$5 shipping (Reg. $45), more


Update (7/20 1:30 PM): Amazon offers the Creative GigaWorks T40 Series II Speaker System for $89.99 shipped (Reg. $149.99). That’s $40 better than other reputable dealers we could find. Over 300 Amazon users rated these speakers 4/5 stars.

Newegg has the Pioneer (SP-BS21-LR) Bookshelf Loudspeakers Pair for only $49.99 shipped. That’s $80 off the list price, $24 less than Amazon’s current listing, and the lowest we could find.

The speakers feature oversized magnets for producing powerful bass. The curved cabinet construction is designed to reduce vibration and the speaker grills feature an elegant design while also protecting the speakers’ drivers. They have a superior crossover design, providing full-spectrum clarity. Also, they are equipped to handle a maximum input power of 80 watts.Also, featured on once again today is the JBL OnBeat Micro Speaker Dock with Lightning Connector for only $15+$5 shipping. That’s close to $100 off the list price, $20 less than Amazon, and the best price we’ve seen.

You can enjoy up to 5 hours of song play from your iPhone 5/5s with the included lightning connector. The docked device charges while AC adapter is plugged in. It has an alternate USB or 3.5mm aux connection works with most mobile devices, PC’s & laptops. With two full-range speakers and it runs on an AC adapter or four AAA batteries (batteries not included)

Here are a few other deals on speakers we found:

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Pioneer DDJ-S1 DJ Controller: $530 shipped (Reg. $699)

Amazon is offering the Pioneer DDJ-S1 DJ Controller for $529.52 shipped right now. That’s $370 off the original listing, $270 under’s price, $70 under the next best price. This is Pioneer’s two channel Serato compatible deck, which comes with the Serato ITCH DJ software. It also has a built in sound card so it…

Pioneer DDJ-T1 & S1 DJ Controllers at $100 off: $600 shipped

Along with Numark, Pioneer has been a staple in the DJ community for many years and its DDJ line of DJ controllers is no exception. The weapon of choice for many DJs, the Pioneer DDJ S1 and T1 are some of the most powerful DJ rigs available. Amazon is currently offering both decks at $100…

Pioneer Andrew Jones Designed Loudspeakers: Floor standing $87.50 (Reg. $130), Bookshelf $80 (Reg. $130)

Two of the most popular speakers on Amazon have received fresh price cuts this morning. The SP-FS52-LR floor standing speaker has dropped to $87.50, while the SP-BS22-LR bookshelf speaker is now available for $80. That is a total savings of up to 38% off their retail prices of $130 each. Both are part of Pioneer’s Andrew Jones designed loudspeaker lineup.

The SP-FS52-LR is the #1 best selling floorstanding speaker on Amazon, while the SP-BS22-LR are the #1 bookshelf speakers. Neil Gadner from The Absolute Sound” reviewed the bookshelf version of these speakers and flat out loved it saying “The BS22 is simply one of the great buys out there, without reservation.” At today’s price they are even a better buy.

Amazon reviewers awarded each speaker an excellent 4.5 stars.

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Pioneer in-dash car receiver w/ remote and Apple iPhone / iPod connectivity $50 Shipped (45% savings)

Today only, Best Buy is offering the Pioneer in-dash car receiver w/ remote and Apple iPhone / iPod connectivity for only $50 shipped.  That is a total savings of 45% off the retail price of $90 and $35 below Amazon’s price-tag.  This in-dash receiver “features front USB and auxiliary inputs to ensure an easy connection to your iPod, iPhone, MP3 player or other portable audio device” and app mode which allows you to “listen to and view the content from select compatible apps on the display via your connected iPhone or iPod touch.”

Best Buy and Amazon reviewers rate this receiver favorably.

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