Pioneer FH-S720BS, FH-S722BS, FH-S520BT, FH-S52BT, MVH-S620BS, MVH-S622BS, MVH-S420BT Quick Start Guide

Pioneer FH-S720BS, FH-S722BS, FH-S520BT, FH-S52BT, MVH-S620BS, MVH-S622BS, MVH-S420BT Quick Start Guide

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Pioneer FH-S720BS, FH-S722BS, FH-S520BT, FH-S52BT, MVH-S620BS, MVH-S622BS, MVH-S420BT Quick Start Guide


(Network mode is only available for FH-S720BS/S722BS/MVH-S620BS/S622BS.)

In the following, "NW" represents network mode and "STD" represents standard mode.
According to the connections you have established, change the speaker mode to standard mode (STD) or network mode (NW).

  • When speaker output is used by 4 channels, use speakers rated over 50 W (maximum input power) and between 4 Ω to 8 Ω (impedance value). Do not use 1 Ω to 3 Ω speakers for this unit.
  • When rear speaker output is used by a 2 Ω subwoofer, use speakers rated for over 70 W.
    * Please refer to connections for a connection method.
  • burn hazard The black cable is ground. When installing this unit or power amp (sold separately), make sure to connect the ground wire first.
    Ensure that the ground wire is properly connected to metal parts of the car's body.
    The ground wire of the power amp and the one of this unit or any other device must be connected to the car separately with different screws. If the screw for the ground wire loosens or falls out, it could result in fire, generation of smoke or malfunction.

    Two devices connected to the car separately (ground wires)
    *1 Not supplied for this unit

  • When installing this unit in a vehicle without an ACC (accessory) position on the ignition switch, failure to connect the red cable to the terminal that detects operation of the ignition key may result in battery drain.
    Installation with/without the accessory position
  • burn hazard Use this unit with a 12-volt battery and negative grounding only. Failure to do so may result in a fire or malfunction.
  • To prevent a short-circuit, overheating or malfunction, be sure to follow the directions below.
    • Disconnect the negative terminal of the battery before installation.
    • Secure the wiring with cable clamps or adhesive tape. Wrap adhesive tape around wiring that comes into contact with metal parts to protect the wiring.
    • Place all cables away from moving parts, such as the shift lever and seat rails.
    • Place all cables away from hot places, such as near the heater outlet.
    • Do not connect the yellow cable to the battery by passing it through the hole to the engine compartment.
    • Cover any disconnected cable connectors with insulating tape.
    • Do not shorten any cables.
    • Never cut the insulation of the power cable of this unit in order to share the power with other devices. The current capacity of the cable is limited.
    • Use a fuse of the rating prescribed.
    • Never wire the negative speaker cable directly to ground.
    • Never band together negative cables of multiple speakers.
  • When this unit is on, control signals are sent through the blue/white cable. Connect this cable to the system remote control of an external power amp or the vehicle's auto-antenna relay control terminal (max. 300mA 12 V DC). If the vehicle is equipped with a glass antenna, connect it to the antenna booster power supply terminal.
  • Never connect the blue/white cable to the power terminal of an external power amp. Also, never connect it to the power terminal of the auto antenna. Doing so may result in battery drain or a malfunction.
  • The graphical symbol placed on the product means direct current.

This unit

This Unit - Overview

  1. Microphone 3 m (9 ft. 10-1/8 in.)
  2. SiriusXM Connect Vehicle Tuner input
  3. Power cord input
  4. Microphone input
  5. Rear output (STD) or middle range output (NW)
  6. Front output (STD) or high range output (NW)
  7. Antenna input Fuse (10 A)
  8. Wired remote input
    Hard-wired remote control adapter can be connected (sold separately).
  9. Subwoofer output
  10. SiriusXM Connect Vehicle Tuner (sold separately)
  11. Rear output or subwoofer output
  12. Front output

Power cord

Perform these connections when not connecting a rear speaker or middle range speaker lead to a subwoofer.
Power cord - Connection without a rear speaker

Perform these connections when using a subwoofer without the optional amplifier.
Power cord - Connection with subwoofer & amplifier

In the case of above, two 4 Ω subwoofers wired in parallel will represent a 2 Ω load.

  1. To power cord input
  2. Front left speaker (STD) or high range left speaker (NW)
  3. Front right speaker (STD) or high range right speaker (NW)
  4. Rear left speaker (STD) or middle range left speaker (NW)
  5. Rear right speaker (STD) or middle range right speaker (NW)
  6. White
  7. White/black
  8. Gray
  9. Gray/black
  10. Green
  11. Green/black
  12. Violet
  13. Violet/black
  14. Black (chassis ground)
    Connect to a clean, paint-free metal location.
  15. Yellow
    Connect to the constant 12 V supply terminal.
  16. Red
    Connect to terminal controlled by the ignition switch (12 V DC).
  17. Blue/white
    Connect to the system control terminal of the power amp or auto-antenna relay control terminal (max. 300 mA 12 V DC).
  18. Subwoofer (4 Ω)
  19. When using a subwoofer of 2 Ω, be sure to connect the subwoofer to the violet and violet/black leads of this unit. Do not connect anything to the green and green/ black leads.
  20. Not used.
  21. Subwoofer (4 Ω) × 2
  22. Orange/white (Only for FH-S720BS/S722BS/MVH-S620BS/S622BS)
    Connect to a car's illumination signal.

Power amp (sold separately)

Perform these connections when using the optional amplifier.
Power amp - Connection using the optional amplifier

  1. System remote control
    Connect to blue/white cable.
  2. Power amp (sold separately)
  3. Connect with RCA cables (sold separately)
  4. To rear output (STD) or middle range output (NW)
  5. Rear speaker (STD) or middle range speaker (NW)
  6. To front output (STD) or high range output (NW)
  7. Front speaker (STD) or high range speaker (NW)
  8. To subwoofer output
  9. Subwoofer
  10. To front output
  11. Front speaker
  12. To rear output or subwoofer output
  13. Rear speaker or subwoofer


  • Check all connections and systems before final installation.
  • Do not use unauthorized parts as this may cause malfunctions.
  • Consult your dealer if installation requires drilling of holes or other modifications to the vehicle.
  • Do not install this unit where:
    • it may interfere with operation of the vehicle.
    • it may cause injury to a passenger as a result of a sudden stop.
  • Install this unit away from hot places such as near the heater outlet.
  • Optimum performance is obtained when the unit is installed at an angle of less than 60°.
  • When installing, to ensure proper heat dispersal when using this unit, make sure you leave ample space behind the rear panel and wrap any loose cables so they are not blocking the vents.
  1. Determine the appropriate position where the holes on the bracket and the side of the unit match.
    Installation - Step 1 - Determine the position
  2. Tighten the screws on each side.
    Installation - Step 2 - Tighten the screws
  1. Screw
  2. Mounting bracket
  3. Dashboard or console
  • Use either truss (5 mm × 9 mm) or flush surface (5 mm × 9 mm) screws, depending on the bracket screw holes.

Installing the microphone

The microphone should be placed directly in front of the driver at a suitable distance to pick up their voice clearly.

It is extremely dangerous to allow the microphone lead to become wound around the steering column or shift lever. Be sure to install the microphone in such a way that it will not obstruct driving. It is recommended to use the clamps (sold separately) to arrange the lead.

Depending on the vehicle model, the microphone cable length may be too short when you mount the microphone on the sun visor. In such cases, install the microphone on the steering column.

To install on the sun visor

  1. Fit the microphone lead into the groove.
    1. Microphone lead
    2. Groove
  2. Install the microphone clip on the sun visor.
    Lowering the sun visor reduces the voice recognition rate.
    1. Microphone clip

To install on the steering column

  1. Slide the microphone base to detach it from the microphone clip.
    1. Microphone
    2. Microphone clip
    3. Microphone base
  2. Install the microphone on the rear side of the steering column.
    1. Double-sided tape

Basic operation

The FH-S720BS/S722BS illustration below is an example.
FH-S720BS/S722BS Overview

*1 Only for FH-S720BS/S722BS/S520BT/S52BT
*2 The size of the window differs according to the model.

About the main menu

You can adjust various settings in the main menu.

  1. Press the M.C.dial to display the main menu.
  2. Turn the M.C.dial to select one of the categories below, then press to confirm.
  • FUNCTION settings
  • AUDIO settings
  • SYSTEM settings
  • ILLUMINATION settings
  • MIXTRAX settings
  1. Turn the M.C.dial to select the options, then press to confirm.

Frequently used operations

Purpose Operation
Turn on the power Press SRC/OFF to turn on the power.
Press and hold SRC/OFF to turn off the power.
Adjust the volume Turn the M.C. dial.
Select a source Press SRC/OFF repeatedly.
Change the display information Press DISP repeatedly.
Return to the previous display/list Press BAND/ .
Return to the normal display from the menu Press and hold BAND/ .
Change the display brightness Press and hold BAND/ .
Boost the bass level Press BASS.
  • You can select the bass level ([HI] or [LOW]) in [D.BASS].

Setup operation

When you turn the ignition switch to ON after installation, the setup menu appears in the display.

(Only for FH-S720BS/S722BS/MVH-S620BS/S622BS)
Do not use the unit in standard mode when a speaker system for network mode is connected to the unit. Do not use the unit in network mode when a speaker system for standard mode is connected to the unit. This may cause damage to the speakers.

  1. Turn the M.C. dial to select the options, then press to confirm.
    To proceed to the next menu option, you need to confirm your selection.
Menu Item Description


[FRA] (Canadian French)

Select the language to display the text information from a compressed audio file.
CLOCK SET Set the clock.
  1. Turn the M.C. dial to adjust the hour, then press to confirm.
    The indicator moves to the minute setting automatically.
  2. Turn the M.C. dial to adjust the minute, then press to confirm.


(Only for FH-S720BS/ S722BS/ MVH-S620BS/ S622BS)


Switch between two operation modes: the 2-way network mode (NETWORK) and the standard mode (STANDARD) according to the connections you have established.

After selecting the appropriate mode, turn the M.C. dial to select [YES], then press to confirm.

  • You cannot complete the setup menu without setting the [SPEAKER MODE].
  1. [QUIT :YES] appears.
    To return to the first item of the setup menu, turn the M.C. dial to select [QUIT :NO], then press to confirm.
  2. Press the M.C. dial to confirm the settings.

Tuner operation

Receiving preset stations

  1. Press SRC/OFF to select [RADIO].
  2. Press BAND/ to select the band.
    [FM1] [FM2] [FM3] [AM]
  3. Press a number button (1/ to 6/ ).

Best stations memory (BSM)

  1. After selecting the band, press the M.C. dial to display the main menu.
  2. Turn the M.C. dial to select [FUNCTION], then press to confirm.
  3. Turn the M.C. dial to select [BSM], then press to confirm.

To store stations manually

  1. While receiving the station you want to store, press and hold one of the number buttons (1/ to 6/ ) until it stops flashing.

CD/USB/iPhone/AUX operation

(iPhone source is not available when [USB MTP] is set to [ON] in the SYSTEM settings.)


(Only for FH-S720BS/S722BS/S520BT/S52BT)

  1. Insert a disc into the disc loading slot with the label side up.

To eject a disc, stop playback first then press .


  1. Open the USB port cover.
  2. Plug in the USB device/iPhone using an appropriate cable.

MTP connection
A device installed with Android OS 4.0 or most of later versions can be connected to the unit via MTP, using the cable supplied with the device. However, depending on the connected device, OS version or the numbers of the files in the device, audio files/songs may not be able to be played back via MTP.
If you use an MTP connection, [USB MTP] needs to be set to [ON] in the SYSTEM settings.


  1. Insert the stereo mini plug into the AUX input jack.
  2. Press SRC/OFF to select [AUX IN] as the source.

Bluetooth connection

Up to two Bluetooth telephones can be connected simultaneously.

  1. Turn on the Bluetooth function of the device.
  2. Select the unit name shown in the device display.
  3. Make sure the same 6-digit number appears on this unit and the device.
  4. Select [YES].

Bluetooth telephone

Basic operations

Purpose Operation
Answer an incoming call Press any button when a call is received.
End a call Press .
Reject an incoming call Press and hold when a call is received.

Activating voice recognition mode

  1. Press and hold and then talk into the microphone to input voice commands.

To exit the voice recognition mode, press BAND/ .

Making a connection with Pioneer Smart Sync

Pioneer Smart Sync is the application that intelligently brings your maps, messages, and music together in the vehicle.

Do not attempt to operate the application while driving. Make sure to pull off the road and park your vehicle in a safe location before attempting to use the controls on the application.

  1. Enter the SYSTEM menu (refer to "About the main menu").
  2. Turn the M.C. dial to select [APP CONTROL], then press to confirm.
  3. Turn the M.C. dial to select one of the below.
  • Select [WIRED] for the USB connection.
  • Select [BLUETOOTH] for the Bluetooth connection.
  1. Turn the M.C. dial to select [AUTO APP CONN], then press to confirm.
  2. Turn the M.C. dial to select [ON], then press to confirm.
  3. Connect this unit with the mobile device via USB or Bluetooth.
    Pioneer Smart Sync on the iPhone/Android device starts automatically.

Regardless of whether the [AUTO APP CONN] setting is set to [ON] or [OFF], you can also perform the following to start Pioneer Smart Sync.

  • For devices other than the USB-connected Android device, press SRC/OFF to select any source and press and hold the M.C. dial.
  • For iPhone, launch Pioneer Smart Sync on the mobile device.

Preparing for the SiriusXM Satellite Radio service

(Only for FH-S720BS/S722BS/MVH-S620BS/S622BS)

  1. Press SRC/OFF to select [SIRIUSXM].
  2. Press / to select Channel 0.
    The Radio ID appears on the display.
    In addition, the Radio ID is located on the bottom of the SiriusXM Connect Vehicle Tuner.
    The Radio ID does not include the letters I, O, S or F.
  3. Activate the SiriusXM service online or by phone.

For US Subscriptions:

For Canadian Subscriptions:

  1. [SUBSCRIPTION UPDATED] appears on the display when your SiriusXM Connect Vehicle Tuner has been subscribed successfully.
    Press any key to clear the activation message.

Documents / Resources


Download manual

Here you can download full pdf version of manual, it may contain additional safety instructions, warranty information, FCC rules, etc.

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