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Overview: The Axxess Steering Wheel Control Interface (ASWC) lets you retain your
vehicle's OEM steering wheel controls when replacing the factory radio with an
SWC-compatible aftermarket radio.
You'll usually have to hardwire this adapter into your vehicle's wiring.
In most vehicles, the factory radio plug does not have a wire dedicated to the steering wheel audio controls, so splicing
& soldering is often required. Metra does provide custom wiring instructions for all confirmed
compatible vehicles on their
Compatibility: The Axxess Steering Wheel Control Interface
is universal and can be used on most any vehicle with factory steering wheel
controls. The Axxess ASWC-1 supports the following aftermarket head unit
manufactures - Pioneer, Sony, Alpine, Kenwood, Eclipse, JVC, Clarion, Dual,
Jensen, Visteon, and Valor. The aftermarket head unit must have a SWC (Steering
Wheel Control) 3.5mm input or steering wheel remote control input wire
Note: Please consult the
Crutchfield Car Selector to see if your vehicle and aftermarket head unit
Programming: The ASWC can be programmed in one of two ways. It can be
done automatically or manually.
- Auto Detection: The Axxess Steering Wheel Control Interface has the
ability to auto-detect certain vehicles and aftermarket radios. It will
preset the steering wheel controls to the aftermarket radio automatically, so no
programming is required.
- Manual Programming: If your vehicle is not auto-detection
compatible, you can still manually program the ASWC to your vehicle's
factory steering wheel controls and aftermarket head unit.
Reconfiguring Controls: If desired, the ASWC can be manually
programmed so you can make your vehicle's steering wheel controls function the way you want them to;
limited only by the functions of the aftermarket radio.
LED Feedback: The steering wheel control interface features an
integrated LED to indicate programming status.
Non-Volatile Memory: The Axxess ASWC has a non-volatile memory, which
means the steering wheel control interface will remember the programming even if
the device is disconnected from your vehicle.