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Product Overview: The EA1251B
CeNET iPod Interface allows you to plug in and control your iPod portable music
player through your CeNET-compatible Clarion receiver. The adapter allows audio
playback, control and charging of your compatible iPod.
Compatibility: The EA1251B is
compatible with most 2006 and older CeNET-compatible Clarion receivers and
Multimedia units. It will work with the following iPod models:
- iPod 3rd Generation
- iPod 4th Generation
- iPod photo
- iPod mini (1st/2nd generation)
- iPod nano (1st/2nd generation)
- iPod video (5th generation)
- iPod classic (80/120/160GB)
Note: This interface does not support the iPod touch (1st/2nd
generation), iPod nano (3rd/4th generation), or iPhone 3G. This interface does not work with the RCB-138 C-Bus conversion adapter.
Adding CD Changer: The EA1251B
interface does not have a CD changer pass through connection. If you have the
interface connected and want to add a CD changer, you will need the CCA-519
Y-adapter for Multi-changer connection (item #020CCA519).
Battery Charging: As soon as
the iPod is connected to the EA1251B (with the ignition key in the On or
Accessory position), the iPod is switched on and the battery starts charging.
iPod Control: The iPod's
buttons are disabled and the display is locked as soon as the unit is connected
to the interface. All operations of the iPod are controlled by the head unit.
Some iPod operations and features will be unavailable. During playback, the main
unit will display the song numbers in sequence, however, only a maximum of two
digits are displayed. If there are more than 99 songs on the iPod, only the last
two digits are displayed.
Playlists: The EA1251B
simulates the iPod as a 6-disc changer. Therefore, a maximum of five acceptable
playlists will be indicated as a "disc". Disc 1 is assigned for All Songs Play
mode. Discs 2-6 are assigned for 5 acceptable playlists. (To make a playlist
acceptable, you must assign the playlists names as "clarion1", "clarion2",
"clarion3", etc.) You can search for up to about 400 playlists.
Some head unit models with the CD Text
function have the capability to show ID3 tag information from the iPod. On these
models, the artist name is shown as Artist Title, the song name as Track Title,
and the album name as Disc Title.
Connections: The EA1251B
interface has two connections: one for the iPod and one for the head unit. The
connecting cables to each are included with the interface. The iPod connection
cable has the iPod Dock Connector on one end and a right-angled round 10-pin DIN
connector on the other. The CeNET cable has the same 13-pin square CeNET
connector on both ends, one straight and one right angle plug.
Mounting: The interface should
be mounted in the dash area. It can be attached with the supplied self-adhesive
Velcro strips, or with the supplied self-tapping screws.