The Pioneer DMH-ZF8550BT features a 9″ WSVGA (1,024 x 600 pixel) capacitive screen, with a sleek flat design and capacitive touch buttons. You have the ability to mount the unit in a wide selection of positions to ensure the perfect look for your vehicle thanks to our “Floating/Separable” screen design. Also supporting our new “Light and Dark” GUI options helps to ensure the best visible in car performance on the road.
It’s not just about the visual either. We closely examined the key components around the DSP and coupling capacitor and implemented carefully selected parts to ensure premium sound quality was achieved.
Apple CarPlay™ (Wireless or Wired Connection)
The best iPhone® experience on four wheels; Apple CarPlay™ is a smarter, safer way to use your iPhone® while you drive. You can get directions, make calls, send and receive messages, and enjoy your favourite music. You can even connect wirelessly to stay focused on the road.
Android Auto™ (Wireless or Wired Connection)
Enjoy seamless connectivity and control of your compatible Android™ smartphone in the car. Android Auto is a simpler, safer way to use your phone in the car. Get all your favourite maps, media, and messaging apps on your car display.
To use Android Auto on your car display, you’ll need an Android phone running Android 8 or higher, an active data plan, and the Android Auto app.
To wirelessly use Android Auto on your car display, you need a compatible Android smartphone with an active data plan.
You can check which smartphones are compatible at g.co/androidauto/requirements.
Some features and devices may not be available in all countries. Subject to availability.
Split Screen For Apple CarPlay and Android Auto™
You can now display Apple CarPlay or Android Auto™ and the receiver’s menu at the same time on one screen. This function is useful such as when you want to operate the music (i.e. Radio or USB) while looking at the map screen.
Apple CarPlay is a trademark of Apple Inc. registered in the U.S. and other countries.
Apple CarPlay requires iPhone 5 or newer with the latest version of iOS.
iDataLink Maestro Compatible
Keep your factory features and expand your level of in-vehicle connectivity with Pioneer receivers and iDatalink Maestro RR. When your DMH-ZF8550BT 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 DMH-ZF8550BT receiver plus touchscreen control over key factory audio features.
The DMH-ZF8550BT 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, Secondary Display Support, Visual parking assistance, HVAC 1 or 2 compatible, Multi-camera control*……and more!
*Images will vary dependant on AV receiver, camera system and vehicle.
# iDataLink Maestro interface sold separately.
9″ WSVGA Resolution Display
The 9″ capacitive touch display supports a WSVGA resolution (1,024 x 600 pixel). This provides an expansive viewing experience that makes map reading easier, clarity of Apple CarPlay, Android Auto™ or Pioneer user interfaces clearer and also enables powerful and impressive video & still images when compared to traditional WVGA screens.
The design of the DMH-ZF8550BT structure is unique, combining a universal 1-DIN size chassis with a large 9-inch display that can be configured for installation either as a floating mount type applicable to most vehicles1 or as an in-dash flush mount type in specific compatible vehicles2. When installed as a floating mount type, the screen offers horizontal, vertical and tilt adjustability to ensure the best fit and usability in the vehicle’s dash*.
Selectable Viewing Modes
Light / Dark mode for enhanced visibility – By changing the colors of the UI background and text, visibility and legibility can be optimized based on the ambient light conditions, such as day or night. Light mode is intended to reduce the effect of ambient light reflections in bright conditions (daytime), while Dark mode may help to reduce screen glare in dark conditions (nighttime). Light / Dark mode can be selected manually or set to automatically correspond to the time of day and/or illumination settings of the vehicle*.
*Requires connection to a compatible vehicle illumination circuit of the vehicle during installation. Third-party installation adapter or interface may be required, sold separately.
WebLink® & WebLink® Cast
WebLink® enables a compatible smartphone with the WebLink Host app installed to display and control compatible third-party applications from the in-dash receiver touchscreen4. WebLink compatible apps provide services such as turn-by-turn navigation (i.e. Waze®), point of interest information and reviews, restaurant reservations, music entertainment, and more5. WebLink enables this Pioneer receiver to deliver a modern infotainment system.
Additionally, with the built-in WebLink® Host application and a USB connection, drivers can also use the WebLink® Cast feature to mirror and interact with their iOS or Android smartphone’s screen on the receivers’ displays and access virtually all the same powerful navigation, communication, productivity and entertainment apps on a bigger screen and driver-friendly format.
The compatible smartphone must be connected to a compatible Pioneer receiver via USB and Bluetooth simultaneously to enable full WebLink functionality.
Certain apps may restrict some functions, such as video and music playback.
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.
WebLink® is a registered trademarks of Abalta Technologies, Inc. WebLink® Cast is a trademark of Abalta Technologies, Inc.
Yelp, Yelp logo and related marks are registered trademarks for Yelp.
Waze® is a registered trademark of Google LLC.
Using the new Pioneer “CarAVAssist” smartphone app users can customize the display on their compatible multimedia receiver including adding your own background image and perform OTA (Over The Air) firmware updates*. Pioneer is letting you be the driver like never before!
*Access to the Pioneer CarAVAssist app and mobile data required.
2 X Phone Full-Time Bluetooth Connection*
You can now simultaneously connect and control 2 x smartphones via Bluetooth. The auto connection function automatically pairs the two phone so incoming calls can be picked up by either of the paired phones. No more having to pair and un-pair devices. Bluetooth Audio Streaming (A2DP, AVRCP 1.6) makes it possible to display information embedded in songs.
* Connection conditions apply.
Dual Reverse Camera Inputs
Reversing can be a stressful experience. The dual camera inputs allow you to connect a reverse camera as well an optional camera for improved safety (visibility of hazards) and peace of mind. Particularly helpful when parking your vehicle or towing.