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Pioneer XW-NAS5

Pioneer XW-NAS5
alaScore 80

65 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 65 reviews of Pioneer XW-NAS5. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other iPod Docking Speakers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other iPod Docking Speakers the Pioneer XW-NAS5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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This summary is based on the product: Pioneer XWNAS5R-RED iPod Speaker System with FM Radio and Alarm Clock in Red

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Kenny Yeo (

Pioneer XW-NAS5 iPod Audio System - Brutish & Powerful


The stylish Pioneer XW-NAS5 iPod audio system has just arrived in our labs and we gave it a listen to find out how it fares. It's one of the few devices we know that can mimic various external environments along with your favorite tunes.

Thumping bassSoundscape feature is interesting

Mediocre audio performanceUnintuitive and complicated remote controlPricey

Oct, 2010

Expert review by: Jonathan Margolis (

Pioneer XW-NAS5 digital speaker system for iPod


It's a natural for the kitchen

Apr, 2010

Expert review by: Christopher Brennan (

Pioneer XW-NAS5


The market for iPod hifis is one that Apple didn't quite get right, but since it bowed out of highend audio speaker market, plenty of products have arrived to fill the gap. Pioneer has decided to have a crack at the higher end of the market with its...

At 400, the XWNAS5 is just a touch too expensive to get our full endorsement, but it's a capable iPod hifi and listening wirelessly is good, especially from an iPod touch or iPhone. If you're a discerning listener, however, it might be best to have a...

Apr, 2010

Expert review by: Chris Finnamore (

Pioneer XW-NAS5 iPod dock


Pioneer's XW-NAS5 is a seriously expensive dock. It has a 10cm subwoofer, "ultra-rigid" construction and an "advanced sound retriever" which Pioneer claims "upscales" compressed MP3 audio to improve the sound.

Massive bass

Thin, sibilant sound

Jan, 2010

Expert review by: Sam Kieldsen (

Pioneer XW-NAS5 review


The Pioneer XW-NAS5 is one of the most expensive iPod speaker docks we've laid eyes and ears on, but in return for that hefty wedge of cash we're promised top notch sound quality and design. So does it deliver? Read our full Pioneer XW-NAS5 review to...

Glorious looks. Optional wireless capabilties

The price is frightening

Stylish, solid and sonically adept – but the high price is a bit of a turn-off

Dec, 2009

Product Specifications


AirPlay: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DLNA certified: No
DTS Decoder: No
Internet Radio: No
PC Streaming: No
Real Dolby: No
Remote Control:No / Yes
Subwoofer: Yes
USB Recording: No
Web Content Access: No
WiFi Connectivity: No


Bluetooth: No
Docking System:Apple Docking
Ethernet: No
iPod Control:Direct Control
Number of Output Channels:2 (Stereo)
PMP Docking:iPod Docking
Signal Input:Analogue
USB Interface: No

General Features

1080p Upscaling: No
2D to 3D Conversion: No
3D: No
4K Upscaling: No
CD Player / Recorder: No
Construction:Single Case Speaker System
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Home Theatre System (Digital Dolby and DVD Player): No
Network Music System: No
Product Type:Audio Home System
Signal Connection:Wired
Sound Projector: No
Soundbar: No
Speaker Type:Active


Wireless Speakers: No


Blu-ray Playback: No
DivX Playback: No
MP3 Playback: Yes


Blu-ray Recording: No


Dolby / DTS: No