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Pioneer X-SMC3
7.7 out of 10

Pioneer X-SMC3

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Overall 8
8.0

Love Pioneer,

Charlie S., Newegg
6 April 2013
  • Pros: Typical bookshelf size unit. Pretty to look at, better to listen to. I was able to purchase this unit for $175, and just about a year later I picked up the EXPENSIVE Bluetooth module . The streaming through wifi worked great, but I wanted bluetooth function also. Easy to set up. Very portable and...
  • Cons: Cabinet is high gloss black, and that being said, you can see fingerprints from across the room. Keep it covered, or touch very little. Use the remote.
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Overall 10
10

Excellent for what it is.

Joe A., Newegg
1 September 2012
  • Summary: Better than the Squeezebox in sound and input options; sound is not quite as good as Bose Soundwave or Jawbone Big Jam Box, but it's half the price. Very happy with it overall.
  • Pros: Easy setup and use, clear sound for its size, nice techie features (Airplay with album art, internet radio, USB in), good design, solid construction, even includes batteries for the remote!
  • Cons: Album Art not full screen, clock is not attractive (but can be turned off), no native Pandora, dock is about to be outdated for iPhone, no audio out to add speakers.
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Overall 6
6.0

Case of the missing tooth

Joseph Q., Newegg
19 July 2012
  • Summary: Definitely the right idea providing all the media access options. I'm liking the internet streaming sources, but it can be cumbersome with the plain old remote. Sounds like a job for an app or focus on the remote design.
  • Pros: Looks great, build solidly. iPod tray is fluid and sturdy. Many ways to access media and not limited to Apple interfaces. The wireless/wired connectivity options are straightforward. I like the fact you can turn off the display and clock to have it run "dark", keeping a clean aesthetic. Great sou...
  • Cons: Bluetooth adapter is not included and the little thing (AS-BT200) costs close to $100! Pioneer got this wrong. Why the proprietary form factor to implement a standard protocol? Nice trap. Pioneer has to make 90% margin on this nub. So if you are an Android user, beware. You'll be limited to DLNA ...
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Overall 10
10

User Review

RAMONA B., Newegg
19 July 2012
  • Pros: Sound is great. Next best thing to Bose. Very easy set up.
  • Cons: Wish it had a handle for secure moving.
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Overall 8
8.0

Works good

Craig L., Newegg
12 May 2012
  • Summary: I got this for slightly less than the current sale price through a daily deal and am generally happy. It delivers sound to the other end of the house, gives my iPhone a place to live at night, and generally works as advertised. I'd sort-of thought it had bluetooth built in; it does not.
  • Pros: Internet connectivity at 99%. Internet Radio selection looked good. Docking works fine. AirPlay seems to work well.
  • Cons: Set-up involves a lot of fiddly remote selection. Seems to drop it's volume settings to 0 arbitrarily. No alarm function. Sound only Ok (and I'm not an audiophile).
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Darwin B., Newegg
28 January 2012
  • Summary: Set up wasn't too bad, but the manual could be better. Set the network type to "auto" so it will switch between wired and non wired automatically. For wifi, under network configuration, select wireless setting, "auto", then scroll to your network and enter in the password.
  • Pros: sounds nice, looks nice, works good. lots of internet radio to choose from and it streams without interruption.
  • Cons: overall its a fun device, works and sounds good. Remember this is not just a radio, so have some patience when it reboots. Not much in book on how to get your ipad or ipod or iphone to stream. I wish it was easier to switch between favorite internet radio stations..the regular FM is easier.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Yandex
24 August 2015
  • Excerpt: Купил из-за соотношения размеры/качество звука + наличие WiFi и возможность слушать с DLNA файлы MP3 и flac. Расстроило отсутсвие модуля BT в штатной поставке, пришлось купить задорого BT200. Аппарат радует звуком до сих пор, приемущества покрывают недостатки.
  • Pros: Хороший звук и сетевые фунеции
  • Cons: Периодически не могу его включить приходится пересбрасывать
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Overall 2
2.0

W-LAN Fail...

Tobias Deierl, Amazon
2 June 2014
  • Summary: In eifriger Erwartung an den lieben Postboten wartete ich auf dieses schicke neue Radio von Pioneer. Nach langem überlegen (wegen des, doch relativ hohen Preises) habe ich es doch gekauft, es wurde geliefert, ich habe es ausgepackt und angeschlossen.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

os jun, Yandex
24 April 2014
  • Excerpt: пользовался пол года. потом перестал подключаться к wi-fi. перепробовал разные точки доступа, перезагружал - не помогает. через пол года стал самопроизвольно включаться и выключаться. при сам включаться мог на максимальной громкости. как-то раз соседи даже позвонили с претензией.
  • Pros: небольшой размер, нормальный звук для такой конструкции
  • Cons: масса! читайте комментарий
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

os jun, Yandex
24 April 2014
  • Excerpt: пользовался пол года. потом перестал подключаться к wi-fi. перепробовал разные точки доступа, перезагружал - не помогает. через пол года стал самопроизвольно включаться и выключаться. при сам включаться мог на максимальной громкости. как-то раз соседи даже позвонили с претензией.
  • Pros: небольшой размер, нормальный звук для такой конструкции
  • Cons: масса! читайте комментарий
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