2000 to 2007

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2000

Mar
Tohoku Pioneer becomes listed on Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Jul
Pioneer and Sharp Corporation enter into technological collaboration for next-generation digital products.
Pioneer Research Center USA, Inc. established as R&D unit in the United States.

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2001

Mar
Pioneer's every headquarters division becomes certified with ISO 14001.
Every manufacturing facility in the Pioneer Group becomes certified with ISO 14001.
Apr
Pioneer China Holdings Co., Ltd. established in Shanghai, China, as regional headquarters for East Asian operations.
Jul
Launches the new corporate tagline "sound.vision.soul."
Four subsidiaries in the United States consolidated into Pioneer Electronics USA Inc.

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2002

Sep
Pioneer sells its equity in Pioneer Be Max Entertainment and Be Max Network to U's BMB Entertainment.

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Car Electronics

2003

Apr
Pioneer Video and Shizuoka Pioneer merge to form Pioneer Display Products Corporation.
Pioneer Micro Technology Corporation established.
"Listen through the Body" concert holds its 10th anniversary concert.
Sep
Pioneer sells its equity in Pioneer LDC and Pioneer Entertainment (USA) Inc. to Dentsu Inc.
Dec
Pioneer do Brasil Ltda. established as sales subsidiary to step up sales efforts for car audio products in Brazil.
Listen through the Body concert

Listen through the Body concert

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2004

Jan
Pioneer Automotive Technologies, Inc. established in Michigan, the United States, to engage in car electronics business with automakers.
Sep
Pioneer acquires equity that NEC Corporation had in NEC Plasma Display Corporation and changes its name to Pioneer Plasma Display Corporation.

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2005

Jul
Pioneer Solutions Corporation and Pioneer Marketing Corporation established.
Develops phase-control technology that eliminates phase and timing errors in the low-frequency signals in multichannel audio setting.

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2006

Jan
Tamihiko Sudo is appointed as new President of Pioneer.
Aug
Pioneer sells its equity in Pioneer Precision Technology Corporation to Omron Corporation.
Nov
Develops high-performance organic light-emitting transistor of a new structure, capable of displaying video of 256-step gradation.
Tamihiko Sudo

Tamihiko Sudo

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2007

Feb
Pioneer Electronics (Shanghai Export Zone) Co., Ltd. established in export zone in Shanghai, China, which starts production of car electronics products in September.
Apr
Builds the second facility on the premises of Pioneer Manufacturing (Thailand) Co., Ltd., which starts production of car electronics products in April.
Apr
Opens Kawasaki Office in Saiwai-ku, Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, to which all divisions engaged in home electronics business are relocated.
Sep
Pioneer and Sharp Corporation enter into business and capital alliance agreement.
Oct
Technical Audio Devices Laboratories, Inc. established to engage in planning, development, and sales of high-end audio products.
Pioneer makes Tohoku Pioneer its wholly-owned subsidiary through share exchange.
Kawasaki Plant

Kawasaki Plant

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Optical Disc and PC-related

2000

Mar
Releases the DEH-P9900, DEH-P7700 and DEH-P3300 CD receivers, the MEH-P9900, MEH-P7700 and MEH-P5500 MD receivers, the DEH-1100 CD receiver, and the TS-MY1 bass reflex speaker.
Apr
Releases the FH-P55MD MD/CD receiver and the KEH-101 cassette receiver.
May
Releases the CyberNavi AVIC-D9900V and AVIC-D9900 7inch DVD GPS navigation systems with TV and the AVIC-D9100 7inch DVD GPS navigation system.
Releases the AVX-P7700W 7inch AV system, the TV-W8800 8inch LCD TV, and the TVM-W8000 8inch LCD monitor.
Releases the FH-P99MDR and FH-P77MDR recordable MD receivers, the FH-P88MD and FH-P66MD MD/CD receivers, and the FH-P44 CD/cassette receiver.
Releases the TS-WX900A and TS-WX105A powered subwoofers, the TS-RVX9A tune-up speaker, the TS-STX9 satellite speaker, the TS-CX9 center speaker, and the GM-X7000 amplifier.
Releases the RS-P70X digital preamplifier & equalizer.
Jun
Releases the Carrozzeria X AVM-P9 multi-channel AV master unit, the XDV-P9 multi DVD player, and the GM-X7400 amplifier.
Jul
Releases the PRS-X340J amplifier and the AVIC-D9510 DVD GPS navigation system with 7inch TV for business use.
Oct
Releases the RakuNavi AVIC-DR1000V and AVIC-DR1000 voice controlled DVD GPS navigation systems with 6.5inch TV enabled one-touch operation.
Nov
Releases the TS-DRC1BB, TS-DRC1MV and TS-DRC1WR dress-up custom-fit speakers.
carrozzeria AVIC-D9900V

carrozzeria AVIC-D9900V

carrozzeria FH-P99MDR

carrozzeria FH-P99MDR

carrozzeria X RS-P70X

carrozzeria X RS-P70X

carrozzeria XDV-P9

carrozzeria XDV-P9

carrozzeria AVIC-DR1000V

carrozzeria AVIC-DR1000V

carrozzeria TS-DRC1BB

carrozzeria TS-DRC1BB

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Optical Disc and PC-related

2001

Feb
Releases the KEH-P555 cassette receiver, the DEH-P555 and DEH-333 CD receivers, the CDS-P555 single CD player, the CDX-P1270 and CDX-P670 multi CD players, CDX-FM675 FM-modulated multi CD player, and the TS-DRC2VT dress-up custom-fit speaker.
Mar
Releases the MEH-P777 and MEH-P555 MD receivers, the DEH-P777 CD receiver, the TS-E1795, TS-E1395 and TS-E1075 flush mount speakers, and the ND-ETC1 ETC unit.
Apr
Releases the FH-P555MD and FH-P444 2-DIN receivers.
May
Releases the DEX-P01 high-end component CD tuner and the DEQ-P01 digital processor.
Releases the FH-P999MDR, FH-P888MD, FH-P777MDR and FH-P666MD 2-DIN receivers, the DEH-P999 CD receiver, and the MEH-P999 MD receiver.
Releases the TV-W08 8inch LCD TV, the AVX-P777 7inch AVsystem TV, the AVX-P7CD 7inch AVsystem TV/CD, the TS-F170, TS-F160, TS-F100 and TS-F570 coaxial speakers, and the TS-W3000C and TS-W2500C subwoofers.
Releases the Carrozzeria X RS-D7X CD tuner.
Jun
Introduces the CyberNavi AVIC-H09, AVIC-H07 and AVIC-XH07V world's first* music-server HDD GPS navigations, the AVIC-V07MD and AVIC-V07 AV units, and the ND-B4 VICS beacon receiver.
  • *As of May 9, 2001, Source: Pioneer.
Releases the AVX-P7DV 7inch TV/DVD, the SDV-P7 DVD player, and the TS-WX55A powered subwoofer.
Sep
Releases the CyberNavi AVIC-XH09V HDD GPS navigation system with TV.
Oct
Releases the RakuNavi AVIC-DR2000 DVD GPS navigation system with 6.5inch TV and the AVIC-DR2500 DVD GPS navigation system with 7inch in-dash TV.
Releases the TS-WX1600A shallow-size powered subwoofer.
Nov
Introduces the DEH-P999HDD industry's first* HDD/CD receiver equipped with the magicgate memory stick and the TS-DRC2WR and TS-DRC2LF dress-up custom-fit speakers.
  • *As of October 1, 2001, Source: Pioneer.
carrozzeria FH-P999MDR

carrozzeria FH-P999MDR

carrozzeria X RS-D7X

carrozzeria X RS-D7X

carrozzeria AVIC-H09/V07MD

carrozzeria AVIC-H09/V07MD

carrozzeria AVIC-DR2000

carrozzeria AVIC-DR2000

carrozzeria TS-WX1600A

carrozzeria TS-WX1600A

carrozzeria DEH-P999HDD

carrozzeria DEH-P999HDD

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Car Electronics

Optical Disc and PC-related

2002

Jan
Releases the DEH-P515 and DEH-313 CD receivers.
Feb
Releases the MEH-P515 MD receiver.
Mar
Releases the MEH-P919 and MEH-P717 MD receivers, the DEH-P919 and DEH-P717 CD receivers, the DVH-P717 DVD receiver, the DEQ-P7 DSP unit, and the GM-X8400 and GM-X6000 amplifiers.
Apr
Releases the FH-P919MDR, FH-P818MDR, FH-P717MD, FH-P616MD, FH-P515MD and FH-P414 2-DIN receivers and the XDV-P9II six-disc DVD/VCD/CD player.
Releases the Carrozzeria X RS-P70XII digital preamplifier and equalizer.
May
Releases the CyberNavi AVIC-ZH77MD, AVIC-XH99, AVIC-XH77 and AVIC-H99 HDD GPS navigation systems, the AVIC-V77MD and AVIC-V77 AV units, and the TV-W88 8inch LCD TV.
Releases the TS-C017A, TS-C016A, TS-C012A and TS-C010A custom-fit component speaker packages and the TS-STX99 satellite speaker.
Jun
Releases the TS-V07A and TS-C057A 2way component speaker packages.
Nov
Introduces the AirNavi AVIC-T1 the world's first* built-in communication-module GPS navigation system with displayed MAP.
  • *As of September 17, 2002, Source: Pioneer.
Releases the TS-J1700A, TS-J1600A, TS-J1200A, TS-J1000A and TS-J6900A custom-fit coaxial speakers.
Dec
Releases the TS-T1RS 3.5cm tweeter, the TS-M1RS 17cm mid-base, and the TS-W1RS 25cm subwoofer.
carrozzeria DEH-P919

carrozzeria DEH-P919

carrozzeria FH-P818MDR

carrozzeria FH-P818MDR

carrozzeria AVIC-ZH77MD

carrozzeria AVIC-ZH77MD

carrozzeria TS-V07A

carrozzeria TS-V07A

carrozzeria AVIC-T1

carrozzeria AVIC-T1

carrozzeria TS-T1RS/M1RS/W1RS

carrozzeria TS-T1RS/M1RS/W1RS

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Optical Disc and PC-related

2003

Feb
Introduces the RakuNavi AVIC-DRV150 and AVIC-DRV120 DVD GPS navigation systems enabled the world's first* memory- navigation to play either DVD video or CD music together with memorized map data.
  • *As of January 9, 2003, Source: Pioneer.
Releases the RakuNavi AVIC-DRV150K and AVIC-DRV120K DVD GPS navigation systems packaged with rear-seat monitor.
Releases the RakuNavi AVIC-DR100 DVD GPS navigation system with 6.5inch TV.
Releases the MEH-P007 MD receiver and the DEH-P005 and DEH-003 CD receivers.
Mar
Releases the DEH-P7 CD receiver, the MEH-P005 MD receiver, and the FH-P005MD and FH-P003MD 2-DIN receivers.
Apr
Releases the FH-P009MD and FH-P007MD 2-DIN receivers.
May
Releases the CyberNavi AVIC-XH9, AVIC-ZH9MD and AVIC-H9, HDD GPS navigation systems, the AVIC-V7MD and AVIC-V7 AV units, the TV-W8 8inch LCD TV, the ND-B5 VICS beacon unit, and the ND-ETC3 ETC unit.
Releases the DEH-P007 CD receiver, the DVH-P007 DVD receiver, TS-CX7 center speaker, and the GM-X747 and GM-X727 amplifiers.
Jun
Releases the AVH-P9DVA 7inch DVD receiver and the AXM-P7 audio master unit.
Sep
Releases the TS-WX22A powered subwoofer.
Oct
Releases the RakuNavi AVIC-DRV250 in-dash DVD GPS navigation system with 6.5inch in-dash TV, the AVIC-DRV220 and AVIC-DR200 DVD GPS navigation systems with 6.5inch TV, the AVIC- DRV250K and AVIC-DRV220K packaged with rear-monitor, and the TVM-W6500 optional 6.5inch LCD monitor.
carrozzeria AVIC-DRV120

carrozzeria AVIC-DRV120

carrozzeria DEH-P7

carrozzeria DEH-P7

carrozzeria FH-P009MD

carrozzeria FH-P009MD

carrozzeria AVIC-H9/V7MD

carrozzeria AVIC-H9/V7MD

carrozzeria AVH-P9DVA

carrozzeria AVH-P9DVA

carrozzeria TS-WX22A

carrozzeria TS-WX22A

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Optical Disc and PC-related

2004

Feb
Releases the FH-P077MD and FH-P055MD 2-DIN receivers and the DEH-P055 CD receiver.
Mar
Releases the FH-P099MD 2-DIN receiver, the DEH-P099, DEH-P088 and DEH-P077 CD receivers, the MEH-P077 and MEH-P055 MD receivers, and the TS-WX44A powered subwoofer.
Releases the AVIC-N1 DVD GPS navigation system in the United States and AVIC-X1 in Europe.
Apr
Releases the Carrozzeria X lineup comprising the RS-D7XII CD tuner, the RS-A9X amplifier, and the RS-A7X digital amplifier.
May
Releases the DVH-P077 MD receiver, the DEQ-P9 5.1ch DSP unit, and the AXM-P9 audio master unit.
Releases the TS-F1700, TS-F1600, TS-F1000 and TS-F5700 custom-fit coaxial speakers, the TS-STX999 satellite speaker, and the TS-E1796, TS-E1396, TS-E1676 and TS-E1076 coaxial speakers.
Jun
Releases the CyberNavi AVIC-ZH900MD, AVIC-ZH900 and AVIC-XH90 HDD GPS navigation systems enabled route-planning outside of a car.
Releases the AVX-P9DV 7inch-TV/DVD/VCD/CD, the AVX-P7 7inch-TV, the TS-WX99A powered subwoofer, and the S-S1RS mid-range speaker.
Jul
Releases the CyberNavi AVIC-H900 HDD GPS navigation system.
Oct
Releases the RakuNavi AVIC-DRV50 6.5inch touch-panel DVD GPS navigation system, the AVIC-DRV20 and AVIC-DR10 7inch touch-panel DVD GPS navigation systems, and the AVIC-DRV50K and AVIC-DRV20K packaged with rear-monitor.
Nov
Releases the RakuNavi AVIC-DRZ90 and AVIC-DRZ80 DVD GPS navigation systems and the AVIC-DRZ90K packaged with rear-monitor.
Releases the DEX-P01II CD tuner, the DEQ-P01II digital processor, and the PRS-A700 and PRS-A500 amplifiers.
Releases the Carrozzeria X RS-A70X digital & analog bridgeable 4channel-amplifier.
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carrozzeria FH-P099MD

carrozzeria DEH-P099

carrozzeria DEH-P099

carrozzeria X RS-D7XII

carrozzeria X RS-D7XII

carrozzeria X RS-A9X

carrozzeria X RS-A9X

carrozzeria AVIC-ZH900MD

carrozzeria AVIC-ZH900MD

carrozzeria AVIC-DRZ90

carrozzeria AVIC-DRZ90

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Optical Disc and PC-related

2005

Feb
Releases the CyberNavi AVIC-ZH25MD HDD GPS navigation system.
Releases the FH-P050MD and FH-P040 2-DIN receivers, the MEH-P070 MD receiver, the DEH-P070, DEH-P050, DEH-030 and DEH-010 CD receivers, and the GM-A3400 and GM-A3200 amplifiers.
Releases the AVIC-DR205ZZ DVD GPS navigation system for business use.
Mar
Releases the FH-P070MD 2-DIN receiver, the MEH-P050 MD receiver, and the CD-IB10 iPod-connecting cable.
Releases the GEX-P10XMT XM Radio traffic information tuner.
May
Releases the CyberNavi AVIC-ZH990MD and AVIC-ZH990 HDD GPS navigation systems enabled data transfer from PC to navigation unit.
Releases the AVH-P9DVAII 7inch DVD receiver.
Jun
Releases the CyberNavi AVIC-XH990 and AVIC-H990 HDD GPS navigation systems with 7inch TV.
Jul
Releases the TS-WX66A powered subwoofer.
Oct
Releases the RakuNavi AVIC-DRZ09 6.5inch touch-panel DVD GPS navigation system, the AVIC-DRV05 6.5inch touch-panel DVD in-dash GPS navigation system, and the AVIC-DRV02 and AVIC-DR01 packaged with 7inch touch-panel.
Releases the DVH-P077II DVD receiver, the TS-V7A, TS-C07A, TS-C06A, TS-C05A, TS-C02A and TS-C01A custom-fit speakers, and the TS-T70 tune-up tweeter.
Nov
Releases the RakuNavi AVIC-HRZ09 and AVIC-HRZ08 HDD GPS navigations systems, the AVIC-HRZ09K packaged with rear-monitor, the AVIC-HRV02 with 7inch touch-panel, and the ND-B6 VICS beacon unit.
Releases the GEX-P7DTV digital TV tuner, the TVM-W7000 7inch LCD monitor, and the TS-T40 tune-up tweeter.
carrozzeria FH-P070MD

carrozzeria FH-P070MD

carrozzeria AVIC-ZH990MD

carrozzeria AVIC-ZH990MD

carrozzeria AVH-P9DVAII

carrozzeria AVH-P9DVAII

carrozzeria TS-V7A

carrozzeria TS-V7A

carrozzeria AVIC-HRZ09

carrozzeria AVIC-HRZ09

carrozzeria GEX-P7DTV

carrozzeria GEX-P7DTV

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Optical Disc and PC-related

2006

Jan
Releases the DEH-P710, DEH-P510 and DEH-110 CD receivers.
Feb
Releases the FH-P710MD and FH-P510MD 2-DIN receivers and the MEH-P510 MD receiver.
Mar
Introduces the AVIC-D8000 DVD GPS navigation system in China.
Apr
Releases the TS-T10RS tweeter, the TS-M10RS mid-bass, the TS-W10RS subwoofer, and the UD-N10RS passive cross-over network.
Releases the Carrozzeria X lineup comprising the RS-D7XIII CD tuner, the RS-P90X digital pre-amplifier, the RD-7X power-line filter, and the CD-AD601X and CD-AD201X optical cables.
May
Releases the CyberNavi AVIC-ZH009 HDD GPS navigation system, the DEH-P910 and DEH-P810 CD receivers, the CD-BTB10 Bluetooth adapter, the XDV-P70 multi DVD player, the TS-CX7A center speaker, the ND-BC2 rear view camera, and the GEX-P9DTV digital TV tuner.
Jun
Releases the CyberNavi AVIC-VH009MD, AVIC-VH009, AVIC-XH009 and AVIC-H009 HDD GPS navigation systems enabled probe-connected service named SMARTLOOP.
Releases the AVH-P90DVA 7inch DVD receiver, the TS-J17A, TS-J16A, TS-J12A, TS-J10A and TS-J69A custom-fit speakers, the TS-STX5 satellite speaker, the TS-WX11A powered subwoofer, and the TS-W3010 and TS-W2510 subwoofers.
Jul
Releases the TVM-W1100 11inch VGA monitor and the TS-W2010 subwoofer.
Releases portable navigation devices in Europe and North America.
Oct
Releases the RakuNavi AVIC-HRZ99G, AVIC-HRZ88G, AVIC-HRZ99, AVIC-HRZ88 and AVIC-HRV22 HDD GPS navigation systems.
Nov
Releases the CyberNavi AVIC-VH009MDG, AVIC-VH009G and AVIC-ZH009G HDD GPS navigation systems built-in digital TV tuner and the RakuNavi AVIC-DRZ99, AVIC-DRV55, AVIC-DRV22 and AVIC-DR11 DVD GPS navigation systems.
Dec
Introduces the AVIC-HD3BT HDD GPS navigation system in Russia.
carrozzeria X RS-D7XIII

carrozzeria X RS-D7XIII

carrozzeria DEH-P910

carrozzeria DEH-P910

carrozzeria DEH-P810

carrozzeria DEH-P810

carrozzeria AVIC-VH009

carrozzeria AVIC-VH009

carrozzeria AVH-P90DVA

carrozzeria AVH-P90DVA

carrozzeria AVIC-HRZ88G

carrozzeria AVIC-HRZ88G

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Optical Disc and PC-related

2007

Jan
Releases the DEH-P520 and DEH-320 CD receivers and the CD-UB10 USB adapter.
Feb
Releases the FH-P520MD 2-DIN receiver and the DEH-P620 CD receiver.
Mar
Releases the MEH-P520 MD receiver and GEX-P01DTV one-segment TV tuner.
Releases the AVIC-D3 DVD GPS navigation system in North America and Europe.
May
Releases the CyberNavi comprising AVIC-VH099MDG, AVIC-VH099G, AVIC-VH099, AVIC-ZH099G, AVIC-ZH099, AVIC-XH099 and AVIC-H099 HDD GPS navigations systems equipped with SMARTLOOP traffic information which covers outside of the VICS area, in addition to the ND-ETC5 ETC unit and the ND-BC20 rear-view camera.
Releases the RakuNavi AVIC-HRZ99GII and AVIC-HRZ88GII HDD GPS navigation systems with digital TV tuner.
Releases the AVH-P900DVA 7inch DVD receiver, the DVH-P520 DVD receiver, the TVM-W70 7inch monitor, the GEX-P07DTV and GEX-P09DTV digital TV tuners, and the GEX-P03TV analog TV tuner.
Releases the AXM-P01 audio master unit, the TS-Z171PRS and TS-Z131PRS component speaker packages, and the PRS-D7400, PRS-D7200 and PRS-D7100 amplifiers.
Releases the TS-F17, TS-F16, TS-F10 and TS-F57 custom-fit speakers, the TS-STX900 satellite speaker, the TS-WX77A powered subwoofer, and the TS-CX900A and TS-CX900 center speakers.
Releases the AVIC-HD3 HDD GPS navigation system in Australia.
Oct
Releases the RakuNavi AVIC-HRZ009G, AVIC-HRZ009 and AVIC-HRZ008 HDD GPS navigation systems and the AVIC-HRV002G packaged with 7inch monitor.
Nov
Releases the RakuNavi AVIC-HRV002 HDD GPS navigation system and the AVIC-DRZ009, AVIC-DRV005, AVIC-DRV002 and AVIC-DR001 DVD GPS navigation systems.
Dec
Releases the TS-T1RSII tweeter, the TS-S1RSII mid-range speaker, the TS-M1RSII mid-bass speaker, the TS-W1RSII subwoofer, the UD-N1RSII passive cross-over network, and the PRS-A900 amplifier.
carrozzeria DEH-P620

carrozzeria DEH-P620

carrozzeria AVIC-VH099G

carrozzeria AVIC-VH099G

carrozzeria AVH-P900DVA

carrozzeria AVH-P900DVA

carrozzeria AVIC-HRZ009G

carrozzeria AVIC-HRZ009G

carrozzeria TS-Z171PRS

carrozzeria TS-Z171PRS

carrozzeria PRS-A900

carrozzeria PRS-A900

Car Electronics

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

2000

Apr
Introduces five DVD-Audio titles with multichannel compatibility, a world first*.
  • *As of April 24, 2000, Source: Pioneer.
May
The RW Products Promotion Initiative (RWPPI) is established by 12 companies endorsing the DVD-RW format.
Jul
Introduces the DVR-S201, the world's first* 4.7GB-compatible commercial-use DVD-R drive.
  • *As of June 22, 2000, Source: Pioneer.
Sep
Releases the DV-636D and DV-535 DVD players.
Releases the PDV-LC20TV portable DVD player with LCD and the PDV-20 portable DVD player.
Oct
Releases the DV-S737 DVD player.
Dec
Introduces the DVR-2000, the world's first* DVD recorder to achieve playback compatibility with existing DVD players (video mode).
  • *As of November 20, 2000, Source: Pioneer.
DVR-S201

DVR-S201

DV-636D

DV-636D

PDV-LC20TV

PDV-LC20TV

PDV-20

PDV-20

DV-S737

DV-S737

DVR-2000

DVR-2000

Car Electronics

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

2001

jan
Releases the DV-S838A DVD-Audio and DVD-Video player.
Feb
Starts supplying DVD-R/RW drives for PCs as OEM (Apple, Compaq, NEC-CI, Sony Vaio series, etc.).
Jun
Introduces the DV-545, the world's slimmest* non-portable DVD player at 5.5cm, and the DV-343 DVD player, which is simple and easy to operate.
  • *As of May 7, 2001, Source: Pioneer.
Jul
Releases the DVR-7000 DVD recorder equipped with Progressive Scan playback and a DV (i.LINK) terminal.
Sep
Releases the DVR-A03-J and DVR-S303 DVD/CD writers.
Releases the DVR-7000 consumer-use DVD recorder compatible with DVD-R/RW in North America.
Oct
Exhibits a digital Hi-Vision optical disc recorder to CEATEC.
Releases the DV-S646A premium DVD-Audio/DVD-Video player equipped with Progressive Scan.
Nov
Releases the DV-S747A DVD-Audio/DVD-Video player with Super Audio CD multichannel compatibility.
DV-S838A

DV-S838A

DV-545

DV-545

DVR-S303

DVR-S303

DVR-7000

DVR-7000

DV-S646A

DV-S646A

DV-S747A

DV-S747A

Car Electronics

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

2002

Feb
Blu-ray Disc standards are formulated by nine companies (Pioneer, Hitachi, LG Electronics, Matsushita Electric Industrial, Royal Philips Electronics, Samsung Electronics, Sharp, Sony, and Thomson Multimedia).
Jun
Releases the DVR-3000 DVD recorder and the DV-353-S and DV-353-N DVD players.
Releases the DV-U7 DVD-Video player, which is environmentally friendly, with features such as standby power consumption of 0.19W and 100% lead-free soldering (in the main unit's print circuit boards).
Sep
Releases the DV-450 DVD player, which can easily playback JPEG images.
Oct
Introduces the DVR-A05-J, the industry's first DVD-R/RW writer for PCs compatible with 4X DVD-R recording.
Releases the DVR-55 DVD recorder, which aims for high image quality and operability.
Releases the DV-S757A DVD-Audio/DVD-Video player.
Exhibits the Blu-ray Disc Recorder to CEATEC.
Nov
Introduces the DV-S858Ai, the world's first* DVD-Audio/DVD-Video and SACD player compatible with i.LINK multichannel audio transmission.
  • *As of September 30, 2002, Source: Pioneer.
Releases the DVR-77H equipped with an 80GB hard disk drive (HDD).
Dec
Introduces the DVR-99H DVD-R/RW recorder equipped with an HDD with 120GB storage, the largest in the industry*.
  • *Among HDD & DVD recorders. As of November 12, 2002, Source: Pioneer.
DV-U7

DV-U7

DV-450

DV-450

DVR-A05-J

DVR-A05-J

DV-S757A

DV-S757A

DV-S858Ai

DV-S858Ai

DVR-99H

DVR-99H

Car Electronics

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

2003

Feb
Licensing starts for rewritable standard Blu-ray Disc, large-storage optical discs that use violet lasers (nine companies: Hitachi, LG Electronics, Matsushita Electric Industrial, Pioneer, Royal Philips, Samsung Electronics, Sharp, Sony, and Thomson).
May
Releases the DV-464-S DVD player equipped with the Pure Direct Progressive function.
Introduces the DVR-SK11B-J, the industry's first* slim portable DVD-R/RW writer compatible with DVD-R/RW 2X recording (for Windows: external USB 2.0 connection).
  • *In regard to 2X recording on DVD-RW discs in a slim writer. As of March 24, 2003, Source: Pioneer.
Jun
Releases the DVR-A06-J built-in DVD/CD writer, which achieves DVD±R 4X, DVD-RW 2X, and DVD+RW 2.4X recording.
Releases the PRV-LX1 commercial-use DVD recorder.
Aug
Releases the DVR-310-S DVD recorder, capable of Chase Playback, which allows playback while recording video.
Sep
Cumulative shipments of DVD writers for PC exceed five million units.
Oct
Releases the DV-600A-S DVD-Audio/DVD-Video and SACD player, capable of DVD-Audio and SACD playback.
Releases the DVR-515H-S and DVR-510H-S HDD & DVD recorders, DVD recorders with built-in HDDs, enabling up to 24X high-speed dubbing.
Nov
Releases the DVR-710H-S and DVR-610H-S HDD & DVD recorders, DVD recorders with built-in HDDs, enabling up to 24X high-speed dubbing.
Dec
Introduces the DV-S969AVi-N, the world's first* DVD-Audio/DVD-Video and SACD player equipped with HDMI digital output.
  • *As of October 16, 2003, Source: Pioneer.
DVR-SK11B-J

DVR-SK11B-J

DVR-A06-J

DVR-A06-J

PRV-LX1

PRV-LX1

DVR-710H-S

DVR-710H-S

DVR-610H-S

DVR-610H-S

DV-S969AVi-N

DV-S969AVi-N

Car Electronics

Optical Disc and PC-related

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2004

Feb
Releases the DVR-A07-J and DVR-A07-J-BK built-in DVD/CD writers, which achieve DVD±R 8X and DVD±RW 4X recording.
May
Releases the DV-578A-S and DV-474-S DVD players, which aim for high performance, low prices, and energy efficiency.
Jun
Introduces the DVR-620H-S and DVR-520H-S HDD & DVD recorders, which achieve approximately 55X-speed dubbing, the world's fastest*, and the DVR-320-S DVD recorder, enabling long-period recording of approximately eight hours, on a single side of a DVD.
  • *As of May 26, 2004, Source: Pioneer.
Jul
Introduces the DVR-A08-J, DVR-A08-J-BK, and DVR-A08-J-SV built-in DVD/CD writers, the world's first* to achieve DVD±R 16X and DVD+R DL (Double Layer) 4X recording.
  • *For DVD-R and DVD+R DL. As of July 13, 2004, Source: Pioneer.
Oct
Releases the DVR-920H-S and DVR-720H-S HDD & DVD recorders enabling high-quality video recording of digital Hi-Vision broadcasting to HDD.
Nov
Releases the DVR-625H-S and DVR-525H-S HDD & DVD recorders, which can record videos using electronic program guides (EPG).
Releases the DVR-RT500-S DVD recorder with integrated video unit.
DVR-A07-J

DVR-A07-J

DVR-A08-J-BK

DVR-A08-J-BK

DVR-620H-S

DVR-620H-S

DVR-920H-S

DVR-920H-S

DVR-625H-S

DVR-625H-S

DVR-RT500-S

DVR-RT500-S

Car Electronics

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

2005

Jan
Releases the DVR-A09-J, DVR-A09-J-BK, and DVR-A09-J-SV built-in DVD/CD writer, capable of 6X recording of dual-layer media, the DVD+R Double Layer and the Dual Layer DVD-R.
May
Introduces the DVR-555H and DVR-530H HDD & DVD recorders, the world's first* compatible with single-sided dual-layer DVD-R discs, capable of continuous video recording of up to 24 hours.
  • *As a DVD recorder. As of March 31, 2005, Source: Pioneer.
Releases the DV-585A DVD player, compatible with DivX® and other forms of DVD-Audio and SACD multichannel playback.
Releases the DV-484 DVD player, which achieves high performance and stylish design at an affordable price.
Jun
Releases the DVR-RT7H HDD/DVD recorder with integrated video unit, equipped with automatic dubbing function enabling dubbing of whole VHSs to DVDs.
Succeeds in developing next-generation write-once optical discs that use organic dye in the recording layer with Mitsubishi Chemical Media.
Oct
Releases the DVR-330H-S and DVR-330H-W HDD & DVD recorders, which are easy to use.
Nov
Introduces the DVR-DT90, the world's first* equipped with a 500GB HDD capable of video recordings to single-sided dual-layer DVD-R DL discs in VR mode and the DVR-DT70 equipped with a 250GB HDD.
  • *As of September 28, 2005, Source: Pioneer.
Releases the DV-AX5AVi DVD-Audio/DVD-Video and SACD player, which aims for high image quality, etc. with full ten-bit digital processing.
DVR-A09-J

DVR-A09-J

DVR-A09-J-BK

DVR-A09-J-BK

DVR-555H

DVR-555H

DVR-RT7H

DVR-RT7H

DVR-DT90

DVR-DT90

DV-AX5AVi

DV-AX5AVi

Car Electronics

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

2006

Jan
Releases the BDR-101A built-in BD/DVD writer for PC, capable of BD-R and BD-RE recording and playback, and BD-ROM playback.
Apr
Introduces the DVR-540H, DVR-640H, and DVR-RT50H, the industry's first* HDD/DVD recorders enabling HDD extension, and the HDD-S250 HDD for extension.
  • *As HDD/DVD recorders announced in the media in Japan. As of March 14, 2006, Source: Pioneer.
Releases the DVR-DT100 HDD & DVD recorder equipped with a large-storage HDD of 800GB and compatible with Hi-Vision.
Releases the DV-393 DVD player, which is capable of DivX® playback.
May
Releases the DV-696AV DVD player equipped with an HDMI terminal and capable of DVD-Audio, SACD, and DivX® Ultra playback.
Releases the DV-490V DVD player equipped with an HDMI terminal and capable of DivX® playback.
Jun
Releases the DVD-V8000 DVD-Video player for commercial use.
Nov
Releases the DVR-DT95 and DVR-RT900D equipped with a 400GB HDD, enabling HDD extension, the DVR-DT75 and DVR-RT700D equipped with a 250GB HDD, and the HDD-S400 HDD for extension.
Dec
Releases the BDP-HD1 Blu-ray Disc player in North America.
BDR-101A

BDR-101A

DVR-540H

DVR-540H

HDD-S250

HDD-S250

DVR-DT100

DVR-DT100

DVD-V8000

DVD-V8000

DVR-RT900D

DVR-RT900D

Car Electronics

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

2007

Apr
Releases the DV-400V and DV-300 DVD player.
May
Releases the BDP-LX70 Blu-ray Disc player in Europe and introduces the BDP-94HD Elite brand Blu-ray Disc player in North America.
Jun
Releases the BDP-LX70 Blu-ray Disc player.
Releases the DV-600AV DVD player capable of 1080p output and HDMI output of DSD signals recorded on SACD.
Jul
Releases the BDC-2202 BD/DVD/CD combo drive as OEM to PC manufacturers in North America.
Aug
Releases the BDC-S02J and BDC-S02J-BK built-in BD-ROM and DVD/CD writers for Windows PCs.
Sep
Succeeds in commercializing Blu-ray re-recordable discs using organic dye recording film in collaboration with Mitsubishi Chemical Media. Also succeeds in technical development of Blu-ray re-recordable discs using metal nitride recording film, which are capable of multiple-layered, high-speed recording.
Oct
Releases the BDP-LX80 Blu-ray Disc player for use with the HOME THEATER SYSTEM.
Releases the DV-800AV DVD player with high image quality 1080p output and other features.
BDP-LX70

BDP-LX70

DV-600AV

DV-600AV

BDC-S02J

BDC-S02J

BDC-S02J-BK

BDC-S02J-BK

BDP-LX80

BDP-LX80

DV-800AV

DV-800AV

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Home Audio

2000

Sep
Releases the SH-DT1 digital high-definition BS tuner.
Dec
Releases the PDP-CB5001 Cyberboard touch-screen plasma display, which allows handwritten input to be displayed and stored.
SH-DT1

SH-DT1

PDP-CB5001

PDP-CB5001

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

2001

Mar
Releases the SH-DTR1000 digital high-definition BS tuner with built-in large-capacity hard-drive video recorder.
Aug
Releases the PDP-503CMX 50-inch professional-use high-resolution plasma display.
Oct
Launches the PureVision brand for displays.
Releases the PDP-503PRO 50-inch high-resolution plasma monitor.
Releases the 50-inch PDP-503HD and 43-inch PDP-433HD-U and PDP-433HD-S high-definition plasma displays.
Nov
Releases the 50-inch and 43-inch PureVision Interior Package high-definition plasma display systems that offer 36 exterior colors to choose from.
Dec
Releases the PDP-433HD-U and PDP-433HD-S 43-inch PureVision high-definition plasma displays.
SH-DTR1000

SH-DTR1000

PDP-503CMX

PDP-503CMX

PDP-503HD

PDP-503HD

PDP-433HD-U

PDP-433HD-U

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

2002

Feb
Releases the Cyber Conference System for remote conference.
Mar
Releases the PDP-433CMX 43-inch professional-use high-resolution plasma display.
Nov
Releases the PDL-30HD 30-inch PureVison LCD TV.
Dec
Releases the 50-inch PDP-A503HD and 43-inch PDP-A433HD-U and PDP-A433HD-S PureVision advanced high-definition plasma TVs with improved usability.
PDP-A503HD

PDP-A503HD

PDP-A433HD-U

PDP-A433HD-U

PDP-A433HD-S

PDP-A433HD-S

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

2003

Aug
Releases the 50-inch PDP-504HD and 43-inch PDP-A434HD PureVision high-definition plasma TVs.
Oct
Releases the PDP-A503HD-T03V limited-edition 50-inch high-definition plasma display to commemorate the Tigers' winning of the season's championship in Central League professional baseball.
Releases the PDP-434BX 43-inch PureVision high-definition plasma TV and the PDP-434TX 43-inch PureVision high-resolution plasma TV, both coming with built-in media receiver.
Nov
Releases the SH-DT3 digital high-definition TV tuner for terrestrial, BS, and 110-degree CS digital broadcasting.
Dec
Releases the 50-inch PDP-504HD-W and 43-inch PDP-434HD-W PureVision high-definition plasma TVs coming in white bezel.
PDP-504HD

PDP-504HD

PDP-A503HD-T03V

PDP-A503HD-T03V

PDP-434BX

PDP-434BX

PDP-434TX

PDP-434TX

SH-DT3

SH-DT3

PDP-504HD-W

PDP-504HD-W

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

2004

Apr
Releases the 50-inch PDP-504CMX and PDP-504CMX-S and 43-inch PDP-434CMX professional-use high-resolution plasma displays.
Jun
Introduces the 50-inch PDP-505HDL and PDP-505HDS, and 43-inch PDP-435HDL and PDP-435HDS PureVision digital high-definition plasma TVs, equipped with Advanced Super Clear Drive, which delivers the world's highest* level of 15.75 billion colors, and world's first* First-Surface Pure Color Filter, which eliminates the need for glass surface panel.
  • *As of May 20, 2004, among plasma TVs, Source: Pioneer.
Oct
Releases the PDP-615PRO 61-inch PureVision high-resolution plasma display.
PDP-504CMX

PDP-504CMX

PDP-505HDL

PDP-505HDL

PDP-505HDS

PDP-505HDS

PDP-435HDL

PDP-435HDL

PDP-435SX

PDP-435SX

PDP-615PRO

PDP-615PRO

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

2005

Jan
Releases the PDP-425CMX 42-inch professional-use plasma display.
Sep
Releases the 50-inch PDP-506HD, and 43-inch PDP-436HD and PDP-436SX PureVision digital high-definition plasma TVs equipped with new Pure Black Panel.
Oct
Releases the 50-inch PDP-50FX10 and 42-inch PDP-42FX10 Office Vision professional-use plasma displays with XGA resolution.
PDP-425CMX

PDP-425CMX

PDP-506HD

PDP-506HD

PDP-436HD

PDP-436HD

PDP-436SX

PDP-436SX

PDP-50FX10

PDP-50FX10

PDP-42FX10

PDP-42FX10

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

2006

Jun
Releases the 50-inch PDP-507HX and 42-inch PDP-427HX PureVision digital high-definition plasma TVs.
Introduces the PureVision PDP-5000EX, world's first* 50-inch plasma display to deliver 1080p resolution.
  • *As of April 19, 2006, Source: Pioneer.
Oct
Releases the PDP-607HX 60-inch PureVision digital high-definition plasma TV.
Releases the PDP-607CMX 60-inch professional-use plasma display.
Nov
Releases the 50-inch PDP-507CMX-JP and 42-inch XGA PDP-427CMX professional-use plasma displays.
PDP-507HX

PDP-507HX

PDP-427HX

PDP-427HX

PDP-5000EX

PDP-5000EX

PDP-607HX

PDP-607HX

PDP-607CMX

PDP-607CMX

PDP-507CMX-JP

PDP-507CMX-JP

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

2007

Apr
Releases the 50-inch PDP-A507HX and 42-inch PDP-A427HX PureVision digital high-definition plasma TVs.
Jun
Releases high-definition plasma TVs under the new KURO brand in Europe and North America.
Sep
Releases the PDP-508HX 50-inch and PDP-428HX 42-inch high-definition plasma TVs under the new KURO brand, both of which deliver deep, intense blacks for unmatched contrast.
Oct
Releases the 60-inch PDP-6010HD and 50-inch PDP-5010HD KURO 1080p plasma TVs.
PDP-A507HX

PDP-A507HX

PDP-A427HX

PDP-A427HX

PDP-508HX

PDP-508HX

PDP-428HX

PDP-428HX

PDP-6010HD

PDP-6010HD

PDP-5010HD

PDP-5010HD

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

DJ

2000

Mar
Releases the PL-PM2000 Pure Malt Series millennium-edition turntable.
Jun
Introduces the VSA-D10EX and VSA-D8EX, industry's first* audio/video amplifiers equipped with MPEG-2 AAC decoder for audio channels in BS digital broadcasting.
  • *As of April 10, 2000, Source: Pioneer.
Releases the X-MDX717-S and X-MDX717-M MDX Series mini component stereo systems with MD.
Releases the VSX-D3 audio/video receiver equipped with DTS/Dolby Digital decoder, and the A-D1 integrated stereo amplifier.
Releases the FILL X-RS7 mini component stereo system with MD, and the T-RS7 optional cassette tape deck.
Releases the S-A4-LR, S-AC6, and S-A7 A Series high-performance speaker systems.
Aug
Releases the M-10X power amplifier.
Sep
Releases the FILL X-NT99R, X-NT99MD, X-NT77R, X-NT77MD compact mini component systems, the PDR-N902 CD recorder, the MJ-N902 MD recorder, the APX-N902 and APX-N702 amplifier/CD player/tuner combo units, the T-N902 cassette tape deck, and the S-N902-LR and S-N702-LR speaker systems.
Releases the X-NS1 stylish mini component stereo system, the PDR-NS1 optional CD recorder, the MJ-NS1 optional MD recorder, and the CT-NS1 optional cassette tape deck.
Oct
Releases the S-PM2000 Pure Malt Series millennium-edition speaker system.
Releases the VSA-D7EX and VSA-D6TX high-performance multichannel audio/video amplifiers, the S-HS11 5.1-channel home theater speaker system, and the S-W11 powered subwoofer.
Nov
Releases the X-MDX717-W MDX Series mini component stereo system with MD, the FILL X-RS9R mini component stereo system with CD recorder, the PDR-WD70 combination 3-disc CD changer and CD recorder, the A-D5X high-performance integrated stereo amplifier, and the SE-HF03-S Air's Series clip-on open-air dynamic stereo headphones with hands-free microphone for use with mobile phones.
Dec
Releases the SE-NX500 NX Series neckband closed-back dynamic stereo headphones for home use.
PL-PM2000

PL-PM2000

VSA-D10EX

VSA-D10EX

X-RS7

X-RS7

A-D1

A-D1

S-A7 S-A4-LR S-A6C

S-A7 S-A4-LR S-A6C

PDR-WD70

PDR-WD70

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DJ

2001

Jan
Releases the LD-10DV and LS-10 Pioneer Home Theater Plan systems.
Releases the SE-NX400 and SE-NX300 NX Series neckband closed-back dynamic stereo headphones.
Feb
Releases the Air's Fit SE-E06-J1 clip-on open-air headphones, and the SE-E06-J2, SE-E06-J3, SE-E06-J4, SE-E06-J5, and SE-E06-J6 clip-on dynamic stereo headphones.
May
Releases the VSX-D710S audio/video receiver; the X-RS77 mini component stereo system with 3-disc CD changer and MDLP-capable MD; and the S-A5, S-A5C, S-A3-LR, and S-W8 A Series speaker systems.
Jun
Releases the X-RS77PRO mini component stereo system with 3-disc CD changer and MDLP-capable MD, and the X-MDX737-M MDX Series mini component stereo system with MD.
Jul
Releases the SE-A2L open-air dynamic stereo headphones.
Aug
Releases the PT-R4 high-performance ribbon super tweeter designed for DVD Audio and other next-generation audio sources.
Sep
Releases the VSA-C300 audio/video amplifier, the S-LM3-LR speaker system, the S-HS01 5.1-channel speaker system, and the S-C11 center-channel speaker system.
Releases the HTZ-77DV and HTZ-33DV all-in-one 5.1-channel surround-sound home theater systems and the MJ-HT77 optional MD recorder for them.
Releases the S-A4spirit bookshelf speaker system and the S-W6 high-performance powered subwoofer designed for DVD Audio sources.
Nov
Introduces the VSA-AX10 and VSA-AX8, world's first* multichannel audio/video amplifiers equipped with Multichannel Acoustic Calibration System (MCACC) for 7.1-channel setting.
  • *As of September 6, 2001, Source: Pioneer.
Releases the HDD Digital Jukebox X-HD1 all-in-one stereo system equipped with hard disc drive and MagicGate Memory Stick slot.
LS10DV

LS10DV

X-RS77

X-RS77

PT-R4

PT-R4

S-A4spirit

S-A4spirit

VSA-AX10

VSA-AX10

X-HD1

X-HD1

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

DJ

2002

Feb
Releases the SE-MONITOR 10R and SE-MONITOR 8 closed-back dynamic monitor stereo headphones and the SE-CN50-S open-air dynamic stereo headphones.
May
Releases the FILL X-RS60 mini component stereo system with 3-disc CD changer and MDLP-capable MD, the VSX-D811S 6.1-channel audio/video receiver, and the PT-R100 ribbon super tweeter.
Releases the S-A7II high-performance 3-way speaker system equipped with ribbon super tweeter, the S-A4II-LR 3-way speaker system, the S-A6CSII 3-way center-channel speaker system, and the S-A6CLII 3-way center-channel speaker system.
Jun
Releases the HTP-G100 5.1-channel surround sound system, the VSX-D511 audio/video receiver, the S-W22 powered subwoofer, and the S-HS22 speaker system for 5.1-channel home theater system.
Jul
Introduces the SE-DIR1000C, world's first* digital wireless surround sound headphones equipped with Dolby Headphone.
  • *As of May 13, 2002, Source: Pioneer.
Aug
Releases the X-SV5DV-K and X-SV5DV-S ID Series mini component stereo systems with DVD and MD.
Sep
Releases the SE-XB1 digital wireless surround sound headphones equipped with Dolby Headphone, designed for Xbox™.
Releases the X-SV7DV ID Series mini component stereo system with DVD player, MD, and Memory Stick slot.
Releases the Smart Theater 303 HTZ-303DV all-in-one 5.1-channel surround sound system with DVD.
Oct
Releases the VSA-D2011-N and VSA-D1011-N multichannel audio/video amplifiers equipped with MCACC for 7.1-channel setting.
Nov
Releases the HTZ-1500DV and HTZ-100DV 5.1-channel surround sound systems with DVD, and the LS7S and LS9W customized home theater systems.
Dec
Introduces the PDSP-1, world's first* digital sound projector capable of reproducing multichannel surround sound from single panel of speakers.
  • *As of November 28, 2002, Source: Pioneer.
X-RS70

X-RS70

S-A7II

S-A7II

X-SV5DV-K

X-SV5DV-K

SE-DIR1000C

SE-DIR1000C

X-SV7DV

X-SV7DV

PDSP-1

PDSP-1

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

DJ

2003

May
Releases the VSX-D912-N and VSX-D912-S audio/video multichannel receivers equipped with MACAA SETUP for 6.1-channel setting.
Jun
Introduces the Smart Theater 500 HTZ-500DV 5.1-channel surround sound system with DVD, first* home theater system in Japan equipped with digital wireless rear-channel speakers.
  • *As of June 3, 2003, Source: Pioneer.
Releases the HTZ-300DV 5.1-channel surround sound system with DVD.
Releases the X-PR9DV, X-PR7DV-K, and X-PR7DV-S mini component stereo systems with DVD and MD.
Sep
Releases the Smart Theater 301 compact home theater system comprising the VSA-C301-S audio/video amplifier and the S-HS202 5.1-channel speaker system.
Oct
Releases the VSA-AX5i-N and VSA-AX3-N multichannel audio/video amplifiers.
Releases the Smart Theater S1 HTP-S1 5.1-channel surround sound system.
Releases the SE-DIR800C digital wireless surround sound headphones equipped with Dolby Headphone, and the SE-A1000 open-air dynamic stereo headphones.
Nov
Introduces the VSA-AX10Ai-N, world's first* multichannel audio/video amplifier equipped with Windows Media Audio 9 Professional decoder and Advanced MCACC.
  • *As of October 8, 2003, Source: Pioneer.
VSX-D912-N

VSX-D912-N

HTZ-500DV

HTZ-500DV

X-PR9DV

X-PR9DV

HTP-S1

HTP-S1

SE-DIR800C

SE-DIR800C

VSA-AX10Ai-N

VSA-AX10Ai-N

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

DJ

2004

May
Introduces the Smart Theater 323 HTZ-323DV, industry's first* 5.1-channel surround sound system equipped with DVD and 3-spot front surround.
  • *As of May 14, 2004, Source: Pioneer.
Releases the X-AM1 hard-drive-based network music system designed to work for Any Music online music services.
Jun
Releases the X-FS9DV and X-FS7DV ID Series mini component stereo systems with DVD and MD.
Releases the Smart Theater 525 HTZ-525DV 5.1-channel surround sound system with DVD and digital wireless rear-channel speakers.
Releases the VSX-D814-S multichannel audio/video receiver equipped with Auto MCACC.
Sep
Releases the Smart Theater HT1 XW-HT1-K and XW-HT1-S digital wireless speaker systems.
Releases the VSA-C502-S multichannel audio/video amplifier equipped with Auto MCACC.
Oct
Releases the VSA-AX5Ai-N, VSX-AX3i-N, and VSX-1014-N multichannel audio/video amplifiers.
Releases the Smart Theater S2 HTP-S2 5.1-channel surround sound system with wireless rear-channel speakers.
Nov
Releases the S-A77TB 3-way speaker system equipped with ribbon super tweeter, the S-A77BS 3-way speaker system, and the S-W7 powered subwoofer.
Releases the Smart Theater 929 HTZ-929DVR 5.1-channel surround sound system with HDD and DVD recorder.
HTZ-323DV

HTZ-323DV

X-AM1

X-AM1

X-FS9DV

X-FS9DV

VSX-D814-S

VSX-D814-S

XW-HT1-K

XW-HT1-K

S-A77TB

S-A77TB

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

DJ

2005

Jun
Releases the X-HA7DV-K and X-HA7DV-W ID Series mini component stereo systems with DVD and MD.
Releases the Smart Theater 535 HTZ-535DV and Smart Theater 333 HTZ-333DV and HTZ-232 DV 5.1-channel surround sound systems with DVD.
Jul
Releases the VSX-915 7.1-channel audio/video receiver equipped with Auto MCACC, and the VSX-515 6.1-channel audio/video receiver.
Releases the S-A4SPT-PM Pure Malt speaker system, whose enclosure is made from 50-year-old retired whiskey barrels.
Aug
Releases the S-EU5BS-LR, S-EU5CR, and S-EU5TB Euro Series speaker systems and the S-EW5 powered subwoofer.
Oct
Releases the VSA-AX4AVi and VSA-AX2AV multichannel audio/video amplifiers equipped with Advanced MCACC.
Nov
Releases the S-1EX and S-2EX EX Series 3-way speaker systems.
Dec
Releases the S-7EX EX Series 3-way speaker system and the S-W1EX powered subwoofer.
X-HA7DV-K

X-HA7DV-K

HTZ-535DV

HTZ-535DV

VSX-915

VSX-915

S-A4SPT-PM

S-A4SPT-PM

S-EU5BS-LR

S-EU5BS-LR

S-1EX

S-1EX

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

DJ

2006

Apr
Releases the Smart Theater S3 HTP-S3 5.1-channel surround sound system with wireless rear-channel speakers.
May
Releases the Smart Theater 555 HTZ-555DV and Smart Theater 353 HTZ-353DV 5.1-channel surround sound systems with DVD, and the Smart Theater 707 HTP-S707 and Smart Theater 303 HTP-S303 5.1-channel surround sound systems.
Jun
Releases the VSX-516 multichannel audio/video receiver.
Jul
Releases the X-MF7DV-M and X-MF7DV-C ID Series mini component stereo systems with DVD and MD.
Aug
Releases the S-A4SPT-VP Vintage Pure Malt speaker system, whose enclosure is made from 50-year-old retired whiskey barrels.
Sep
Releases the VSA-AX1AV and VSA-1016V multichannel audio/video amplifiers.
Releases the HTP-GS1 Xbox 360™-certified 5.1-channel surround sound system.
Oct
Releases the VSA-AX4ASi and VSA-AX2AS multichannel audio/video amplifiers equipped with Advanced MCACC, and the S-1EX-LTD 3-way speaker system.
Releases the S-PM3000 Pure Malt speaker system, whose enclosure is made from 50-year-old retired whiskey barrels, and the B-PM1000 Pure Malt audio rack.
Dec
Releases the PD-D6 Super Audio CD Player, and the A-A9 and A-A6 integrated amplifiers.
X-MF7DV-M

X-MF7DV-M

S-A4SPT-VP

S-A4SPT-VP

VSA-AX4ASi

VSA-AX4ASi

S-PM300

S-PM300

PD-D6

PD-D6

A-A9

A-A9

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

DJ

2007

Mar
Introduces the Music Tap XW-PSS01 power line sound system, which is industry's first* PLC (Power Line Communication)-based speaker system sold in Japan, and the XW-PSS01-L and XW-PSS02-S add-on speaker systems.
  • *As of February 28, 2007, Source: Pioneer.
Releases the IDK-01 control dock for iPod®.
May
Releases the Smart Theater 565 HTZ-565DV, Smart Theater 363 HTZ-363DV and Smart Theater 313 HTP-S313 5.1-channel surround sound systems with DVD.
Jun
Releases the VSA-AX1AH multichannel audio/video amplifier equipped with Dolby TrueHD, and the VSX-517 7.1-channel audio/video receiver.
Jul
Releases the X-Z9 and X-Z7 high-quality audio systems and the VSA-1017AV multichannel audio/video amplifier equipped with Dolby TrueHD.
Sep
Releases the Smart Theater 717 HTP-S717 5.1-channel surround sound system.
Oct
Introduces the VSA-LX70, world's first* audio/video amplifier equipped with Full-Band Phase Control, which corrects phases for all connected speakers.
  • *As of August 2, 2007, Source: Pioneer.
Releases the VSA-AX2AH and VSA-AX4AH multichannel audio/video amplifiers equipped with Full-Band Phase Control, the F-F3 AM/FM tuner, S-LX70-LR 2-way speaker system, the S-LX70C 2-way center-channel speaker system, and the S-LX70W powered subwoofer.
Releases the Plasma TV KURO Home Theater System 1, the HTP-LX70 5.1-channel surround sound system, the VSA-LX70 multichannel audio/video amplifier, the S-LX70-LR 2-way speaker system, the S-LX70W powered subwoofer, and the S-LX70C 2-way center-channel speaker system.
Releases the HTP-LX70 5.1-channel surround sound system equipped with Dolby TrueHD, and the IDK-90C control dock for iPod®.
Nov
Releases the PD-D9 Super Audio CD player.
Dec
Introduces the SC-LX90, industry's first* multichannel audio/video amplifier capable of delivering a maximum of 1,400 watts of output for up to 10 channels simultaneously.
  • *As of October 1, 2007, Source: Pioneer.
XW-PSS01

XW-PSS01

IDK-01

IDK-01

X-Z9

X-Z9

VSA-LX70

VSA-LX70

HTP-LX70

HTP-LX70

SC-LX90

SC-LX90

Home Audio

DJ

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2000

Apr
Introduces the CMX-5000, the world’s first* twin CD player equipped with automatic mixing function.
  • *As of February 7, 2000. Source: Pioneer.
Nov
Releases the EFX-500-SW effects unit for DJs (see-through white model) in limited edition of 200 units.
CMX-5000

CMX-5000

EFX-500-SW

EFX-500-SW

Home Audio

DJ

Other businesses

2001

Jul
Releases the CDJ-1000 CD player for DJs equipped with real-time scratching function.
Dec
Releases the CMX-3000 twin CD player for DJs equipped with large jog dial for enhanced operability.
CDJ-1000

CDJ-1000

CMX-3000

CMX-3000

Home Audio

DJ

Other businesses

2002

Apr
Releases the compact size DJM-3000 DJ mixer.
Sep
Releases the HDJ-1000 professional DJ headphones.
Nov
Releases the CDJ-800 CD player for DJs, with operability and functions exceeding those of analog turntables.
DJM-3000

DJM-3000

HDJ-1000

HDJ-1000

CDJ-800

CDJ-800

Home Audio

DJ

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2003

Jul
Releases the CDJ-1000MK2 CD player for DJs equipped with various digital functions, and with operability exceeding that of analog turntables.
Dec
Releases the DJM-909 DJ mixer, capable of 50 types of effects on two channels.
Releases the DJM-707 DJ mixer, on which users can adjust the operation of crossfaders to their preferences.
CDJ-1000MK2

CDJ-1000MK2

DJM-909

DJM-909

DJM-707

DJM-707

Home Audio

DJ

Other businesses

2004

Jul
Introduces the DVJ-X1, the world's first* DVD player for DJs and VJs capable of scratch play of DVD audio and video content.
  • *As of November 13, 2003. Source: Pioneer.
Dec
Introduces the VSW-1, the industry's first* video switcher for DJs and VJs to achieve simultaneous audio and video switching linked to Fader Start capability.
  • *As of November 25, 2004. Source: Pioneer.
DVJ-X1

DVJ-X1

VSW-1

VSW-1

Home Audio

DJ

Other businesses

2005

Mar
Releases the DJM-1000 flagship model DJ mixer.
Releases the EFX-500-R metallic red model DJ effects unit.
Apr
Releases the CDJ-200 CD player for DJs compatible with MP3s.
May
Introduces the EFX-1000, the industry's first* professional model DJ effects unit equipped with beat effects.
  • *As of February 8, 2005. Source: Pioneer.
Nov
Releases the SJ-Dl01 DJ software.
DJM-1000

DJM-1000

EFX-500-R

EFX-500-R

CDJ-200

CDJ-200

EFX-1000

EFX-1000

Home Audio

DJ

Other businesses

2006

Feb
Introduces the DJM-800, the industry's first* high-performance 4-channel DJ mixer equipped with Sound Color Effects.
  • *As of January 19, 2006. Source: Pioneer.
Mar
Introduces the DJM-400, the industry's first* high-performance 2-channel DJ mixer equipped with in-loop sampler.
  • *As of January 19, 2006. Source: Pioneer.
Releases the CDJ-1000MK3 and CDJ-800MK2 MP3-compatible CD players in the De Facto Standard series.
Sep
Releases the DVJ-1000 DVD and CD player for DJs and VJs, which inherits the operability of the CDJ-1000 series.
DJM-800

DJM-800

DJM-400

DJM-400

CDJ-1000MK3

CDJ-1000MK3

CDJ-800MK2

CDJ-800MK2

DVJ-1000

DVJ-1000

Home Audio

DJ

Other businesses

2007

Oct
Releases the DJM-700-K and DJM-700-S next-generation standard DJ mixers.
Dec
Releases the CDJ-400 new standard CD player equipped with scratch function for home DJs.
DJM-700-K

DJM-700-K

DJM-700-S

DJM-700-S

CDJ-400

CDJ-400

DJ

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2000

Mar
Releases the TF-EV20 low-power cordless answering phone, the TF-EVH30, which allows communication between secondary handsets, and the TF-TK77 extension secondary handset.
Jun
Releases the AS-PS10-L, AS-PS10-W, and AS-PS10-P Happy AQUA splash-proof portable speakers, which can be used in the bath.
Sep
Develops an active-matrix OLED film display.
Releases the J-PE03 cellular phone with 256 colors LCD panel through Digital Phone Group.
Oct
Develops an active-matrix color OLED panel.
TF-EV20

TF-EV20

AS-PS10-P AS-PS10-W AS-PS10-L.jpg

AS-PS10-P/W/L

J-PE03

J-PE03

DJ

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2001

Apr
Releases the J-PE03II cellular phone with large LCD panel through Digital Phone Group.
Releases the AS-PS20-P, AS-PS20-L, and AS-PS20-W Happy AQUA splash-proof portable speakers, which can be used in the bath.
Nov
Releases the PCR-PL20-D and PCR-PL20-L Music Pillow Soft inflatable pillow portable speakers.
Dec
Releases the AS-MS10-L and AS-MS10-D mini Happy AQUA portable speakers.
J-PE03II

J-PE03II

AS-PS20-P AS-PS20-W AS-PS20-L

AS-PS20-P/W/L

PCR-PL20-L PCR-PL20-D

PCR-PL20-L/D

AS-MS10-D AS-MS10-W AS-MS10-L

AS-MS10-D/W/L

DJ

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2002

May
Starts supplying OLED display panels for Fujitsu and LG Electronics cellular phones.
Jul
Releases the PCR-50-L, PCR-50-W, and PCR-AR20-W cube-type Craft Speakers, which are easy to assemble.
Oct
Develops the 3D Floating Vision, a new compact personal 3D image system.
Nov
Releases the AS-PS30-L, AS-PS30-P, and AS-PS30-W Happy AQUA Tone portable speaker for use in the bath with a built-in amp and the AS-PSK50-W Happy AQUA PHONE portable speaker for use in the bath, compatible with hands-free cellular phone.
Dec
Total cumulative shipments of OLED displays exceed five million units.
PCR-50-W

PCR-50-W

PCR-AR20-W

PCR-AR20-W

AS-PS30-L AS-PS30-P AS-PS30-W

AS-PS30-L/P/W

AS-PSK50-W

AS-PSK50-W

DJ

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2003

Mar
Starts shipments of the Voyager 3510HD HDTV-compatible digital set-top box in the United States.
Jul
Starts mass production of passive-type OLED color panels.
Oct
Introduces the TAD-M1, the first speaker system in the TAD brand for consumers.
Dec
Releases the PCR-PL30-L and PCR-PL30-W Music Pillow Neck, pillows that play music.
Starts supplying passive-type OLED color panels that use phosphorescent materials.
TAD-M1

TAD-M1

PCR-PL30-L

PCR-PL30-L

PCR-PL30-W

PCR-PL30-W

DJ

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2004

Jan
Starts mass production of passive multicolor OLED panels.
Feb
Releases the AS-PS33-L, AS-PS33-P, and AS-PS33-W Happy AQUA Tone portable speakers.
Mar
Releases the PCR-CF10-W CD file speaker, a foldable CD file with a speaker attached.
Jun
Releases the PCR-BS10-L and PCR-BS10-R portable speakers for use in the bath with a built-in amp and a volume control.
Dec
Starts supplying passive OLED full-color panels with 65,000 colors.
AS-PS33-L

AS-PS33-L

AS-PS33-P

AS-PS33-P

AS-PS33-W

AS-PS33-W

PCR-CF10-W

PCR-CF10-W

PCR-BS10-L

PCR-BS10-L

PCR-BS10-R

PCR-BS10-R

DJ

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Corporate Information

2005

Nov
Releases the S-FL1 lightweight, slim flat-panel speaker, suitable for use in lounge-style restaurants.
S-FL1

S-FL1

DJ

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Corporate Information

2006

Feb
Releases the PCR-ST10-K and PCR-ST10-W Clip Speaker portable speakers.
Releases the AS-PS55-L, AS-PS55-P, and AS-PS55-W Happy AQUA hanging-type portable speakers, which can be used in the bath.
Releases the AS-CL10-G, AS-CL10-L, and AS-CL10-P Happy AQUA Lumi portable lights to float in the bathtub.
Nov
Develops a high-performance organic light-emitting transistor with new structure that allows 256-level gradation control video display, in collaboration with Chiba University.
PCR-ST10-W PCR-ST10-K

PCR-ST10-W/K

AS-PS55-L AS-PS55-W AS-PS55-P

AS-PS55-L/W/P

AS-CL10-G AS-CL10-P AS-CL10-L

AS-CL10-G/P/L

DJ

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Corporate Information

2007

Apr
Releases the Reference Series TAD-R1 floor standing speaker system.
TAD-R1

TAD-R1

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