USB sockets allow you to do all sorts of things. Most commonly you can play media stored on a flash drive, but some units can record to one too or connect accessories like video-calling cameras.
If you're an avid radio listener, RDS is a very helpful feature. It shows you the name of the FM station you're listening to and makes sure you're hearing the strongest signal.
1 line input
(For more features refer to the specification table below.)
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Quality sound from a compact system and all from one of the best hi-fi brands in the business - the Pioneer X-EM16 brings class to the budget mini system.
Tailor the sound Just as you'd expect from this top quality audio brand, the Pioneer is fitted with a punchy, digital amplifier. Whilst it won't rattle the windows it's plenty powerful enough for a kitchen, bedroom or study system. For personal tuning, the XEM16 also comes with a 5-preset equaliser, letting you choose between Flat, Pop, Rock, Classic and Jazz modes.
Flexible playback Coming with both USB and 3.5mm inputs, the Pioneer X-EM16 is ideal for a range of sources - both old and new. Plug your digital media device in via the USB and use the analogue 3.5mm input for any source with a headphone socket and you'll be able to access music from pretty much any device. Built into the compact casing is a CD player and RDS FM radio, making it ideal as a desktop or bedside entertainment system.
Fully featured With a full system remote control, this Pioneer mini is easy to operate. As you'd expect, the CD player is fully featured, including track programming and the tuner comes with RDS for station identification. The large, informative display and clear, simple control layout also make for ease of operation.
For a quality second system at a bargain price, the Pioneer X-EM16 is a tough act to beat.
Does the system feature a built-in or separate iPod/iPhone dock? This can be a 30-pin or Lightning dock.
Number of USB sockets.
Number of coaxial digital inputs to input digital sources such as DVD players.
Number of optical digital inputs to input digital sources such as DVD players.
Active Subwoofer Output
Does it have a separate connection for an active (powered) subwoofer?
Does it have a dedicated port for extras such as iPod dock, Bluetooth or DAB radio?
Number of audio inputs on both front and rear of unit.
1 x 3.5mm
HDMI offers the highest quality, digital connection. The numbers given relate to the number of HDMI inputs/outputs.
DLNA stands for Digital Living Network Alliance. It is an alliance of interested bodies that help standardise streaming content. If a product is DLNA compliant you can be assured it will stream music from your PC, laptop to TV or other device.
Whether a wireless or, Wi-Fi, connection is included as standard or optional (via dongle). This allows for wireless connection to your home network hub.
Internet Radio & Services
Does it have access to Internet radio and other online music services?
Does the unit support Apple AirPlay? Apple AirPlay lets you listen to your entire iTunes music library from a suitable Apple iOS device such as iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad. Best of all, the system is wireless and so is ideal for building up a wireless multi-room system.
Does the unit support Bluetooth? A built-in Bluetooth receiver lets you stream music from a suitably equipped device such as a smartphone, tablet, laptop or PC.
Eco Friendly Features
Does this product conform to energy efficient standards? These standards include the American "Energy Star", the European "Energy Flower" or "EcoLabel" and the UK EST (Energy Saving Trust) certification.
Power Consumption - Standby
This is the power used in watts when the unit is switched off but still powered at the mains and ready to be turned back on.
Power Consumption - Normal Use
This is the power used in watts when the unit is on, using standard settings. Note, different manufacturers use different methods to arrive at this figure. In some cases only the maximum power consumption is quoted.
Is a CD player fitted?
Is a DVD Player fitted?
Is a Blu-ray Player fitted?
Is a HDD (Hard Disc Drive) fitted?
The higher the figure the greater the amount of music that can be held on disc.
Maximum power output per channel - RMS into 8 ohms.
5 x 2
Type of radio built-in. DAB is Digital Audio Broadcasting.
Is an Infra-red remote included?
Smart Remote Control
Can you use a Smart Phone (iPhone or Android) to control the unit?
Dimensions of unit (W x D x H) mm.
180 x 221 x 121
Dimensions of speakers (H x W x D) mm.
182 x 121 x 200
Weight of unit, unboxed, in KG.
Weight of speakers, unboxed, in KG.
PIONEER XEM16 is rated
4.7 out of
Rated 5 out of
USB very usefulSleek and neat with USB for versatility this compact unit was for a bedroom. Excellent choice. works well.
Date published: 2017-07-13
Rated 5 out of
Excellent solution to my needsI had a small HD TV in our bedroom. which was attached to a sky box.
We used the TV for watching the conclusions to programs that we were watching in the lounge and were finishing late. and to watch the morning news over a cup of tea. The problem with the TV sound was that it was both low and tinny.
I needed an amplifier and speakers that would just improve the volume and sound quality. I needed to be able to leave the amplifier alone and control the sound level by adjusting the TV sound.
This system provided a suitable amp leaving the tuner and CD player redundant but for less than £100 who cares.
this has been an excellent buy
Date published: 2017-06-23
Rated 4 out of
Quality sound from a budget pricePerfect compact system from Pioneer, surprisingly good sound delivered from the speakers, choice of five pre-sets from the equaliser. I like the USB input and also MP3 playback. It's a smart micro unit and fits perfectly in the room where I wanted a second smaller system. Delivery from Richer Sound is as always; first class plus the option of a six year guarantee. One little moan is the remote is not numerical although I knew this before purchasing.
Date published: 2017-05-11
Rated 5 out of
Small kit but big sound from a great old big name - PIONEERI bought this amazing system today from Richer sounds in reading berks store, I cant tell you how much happy I am, Pioneer is a greatest audio engineering, great punchy bass,mid & high tones..very loud yet very light system.. the bluetooth ,NFC wireless is absolutely great, very powerful system you can buy, must have for under hundred pounds, , highly recommended, always call to check availability or be disappointed.. great Customer service from Richer sounds staff whom knows all about and I took out a £9.99 insurance cover valid for 6 years as well.. well worth it.
Date published: 2017-05-06
Rated 4 out of
Great mini CD playerThis product is excellent. Exactly what I was looking for.
Date published: 2017-03-03
Rated 4 out of
Good sound, good valuePleasantly surprised by the quality of sound from the compact speakers but I would have preferred separate tone controls rather than the presets. The remote doesn't have numeric keys so playing a single track from a CD involves pressing the 'skip' key until the desired track is found. FM performance is good with the aerial supplied.
Date published: 2017-02-16
Rated 5 out of
Excellent valueBought this mini system for my sons birthday. While I haven't heard it myself yet, he is well pleased with it and says it's excellent in his bedroom. Well worth the money.
Date published: 2017-02-15
Rated 5 out of
BrilliantGreat sound, looks smart and arrived day after order.
RRP = Recommended Retail Price. RRPs are based on information supplied by What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision magazine, manufacturers, Hi-Fi Choice, Home Cinema Choice, Google, Which? & Pricerunner. Further information is available on request.