Axxess TYTO-01 Wiring Interface
Connect a new car stereo and retain the factory JBL and JBL Synthesis® audio systems in select 2001-13 Toyota and Lexus vehicles
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Item #: 120TYTO01
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The Axxess TYTO-01 wiring interface lets you install an aftermarket receiver into select 2001-10 Lexus vehicles without bypassing the premium factory system. The interface provides an amplifier turn-on signal, speaker-level connections, and a 12-volt accessory power lead for your new stereo. Warranty: 1 year.
Note: Most vehicles will require additional installation parts please identify your vehicle if you haven’t done so. You can also call an Advisor for more information.
Pros: Works great
This worked perfectly.
After much research on the Internet, I decided on this product. It was installed into a 2009 Tacoma with JBL stereo. The head unit was replaced with a Sony aftermarket. No issues with install. Easy instructions. Turned the key and all speakers including factory amp worked. I highly recommend purchasing this product if you're interested in maintaining the factory amp.
I used this to upgrade my stock 2012 Toyota FJ Cruiser with JBL head unit with a Kenwood ddx9902s DVD player. The Axxess TYTO-01, comes with easy to follow instructions, and recognized the car and Kenwood head unit easily. No issues on install what so ever. There is a adjustment so you can adjust the volume level out. I just left it at the position the Axxess TYTO-01 came with and it works just fine. My only complaint is now I realize how crappy the stock speakers are .. I'll be upgrading the speakers soon through Crutchfield.
Pros: Easy Install, No messing with flashing or fighting to get the unit to recognize car or head unit.
Cons: Would be nice if it came directly connected to a stock Toyota wiring harness .. less soldering that way.
Had to call Customer Support to verify a couple of wires that weren't addressed in the instructions, but otherwise it worked great!
Pros: Ease of installation, price
Cons: None, kit worked great
The Axxess TYTO-01, was easy to hook up and works well.
Pros: Easy to hook up. Plug and play.
Cons: No Cons.
Made installation seamless. Sounds better than factory sound.
Pros: Worked great with our upgraded JBL sound system.
Installation and wiring were easy and straight forward. For our installation the the factory amp and speakers were found to be poor quality. Crutchfield was great at allowing return of a lot of the components. We wound up purchasing different speakers and a 5 Chanel amp to power the system.
This was a an easy accessory to attach. Crutchfield has a good thing going.
Pros: Everything was great
Part was defective in wiring harness. Returned with no problem.
Pros: Easy wiring and integration.
Cons: Unit I received was defective. Returned with no problem.
Super simple to wire into my stereo harness. And the ability to control the power from the amp right on this remote is awesome. I only wish there was a way to adjust the power from the amp after installation other than having to take the headset back out to get to the remote.
Pros: Amazing sound Simple to wire Great control over power of amp
Cons: No way to adjust amp power after installation
Wires color coded perfect for an easy installation.. I did all the connections before taking apart the car.. Was simple once the old radio was removed just needed to plug everything together no playing around with wires inside the dash! Make sure you check the volume dial is turned up.. took me a day to realize why the volume was low and distorted when the radio was at max.. Once I turned that little blue dial all was well again... o and make sure the plugs are completely clipped in. otherwise every bounce you'll lose sound.. I needed to wire tie one of the plugs in place..
Cons: one of the plugs needed help staying in. the clip on the harness would keep the plug in.. Used a wire tie and no problems since..
Sounds great! Installed in a 2010 Highlander with JBL Sound System.
Pros: Makes the JBL speakers sound great with factory amp.
Easy install and directions. Great product for an odd ball truck. Recommend it.
This interface (unlike the PAC SWI-RC, which I installed at the same time) has clear instructions and is easy to wire and install. Wires are conveniently pre-stripped. Some wires from the aftermarket radio connect to different sides which makes for slightly more of a rat's nest than it strictly needs to be. But on the whole a good product.
Great price for a phenomenal wiring harness.
Pros: Great price Awesome instructions Good color coding Simple to figure out
Cons: doesnt come with connectors.
This product came with very clear, easy-to-understand documentation, and was very install to install.
Pros: Great documentation, easy to install
When I got it and started reading the instructions I was a little overwhelmed at first. I had also bought the steering wheel control kit as well so it felt like I had a mess of wires. After I sat down with my head unit (Kenwood DNX 692) and laid everything out I did a dry run and felt much more at ease. I decided to go with a soldering iron and and heat shrink to cover the soldered pieces. A little tedious but it turned out great. Everything went together and works great
Pros: Colors are well matched to standard colors, instructions are fairly clear, plenty of slack on wires
Cons: Could use some double-sided tape to mount in dash
Works like a charm in my 04 Tundra with the JVC sound system
Pretty straight forward and worked without a hitch.
Cons: Be ready to splice
The instructions tell me to tape off the light-green wire on the adapter, as it will not be used. On the stereo is a light-green wire to be connected to the parking brake wire sensor. I called tech support and was told to connect it to the light-green wire on the adapter, which I did; unfortunately, this didn't allow me to use the features when the emergency brakes are engaged. I called again as was told by support that the wire was supposed to be connected to the red (with white stripe) wire located above the pivot of my pedal emergency brake. Other than this issue, the install was flawless.
Cons: Confusion with light-green wires between stereo and adapter, which are not supposed to be connected
Instructions good, connections worked as necessary - only complaint is that the pieces to crimp the wires together are not included in this kit - why not?! Was hoping for a complete installation without a trip to the hardware store.....
Pros: instructions good, connections worked
Cons: no pieces to connect the wires in the kit?! This needs to be changed or something noted during the order process that these must be purchased separately.
2007 Lexus RX400h there are eight speakers driven by the factory amp (which is a pioneer type D amp) over six outputs. From the TYTO-1 there are four speaker connections from your new headunit to the amp, FL, FR, RL and RR. This is what I expected the TYTO-1 to sort out, the four input to six output issue.... but it did it backwards. Let me explain, from the amp there are six outputs, two outputs drive the left and right 3/4" tweeters and 3" midrange speakers (which are wired in serial), two outputs drive the front door left and right 6x9" woofers and two outputs drive the back door left and right 6.5" speakers. This actually makes for a pretty good setup if it works properly as you have your front six speakers setup up to create a better sound balance. With the factory headunit, I imagine this is what is happening. However, this ability to balance the channels is lost with a new headunit and the TYTO. Instead, because the headunit and the TYTO only allow for four outputs, the Axxess actually controls and rear door speakers and the front door woofers as if they are both rear door speakers!! I realize that without a headunit with a minimum of six speaker outputs, true control of all three channels on the amp is impossible, but i assumed that at the very least the TYTO would be smart enough to pair my front speakers together and not split them apart to be paired with the rears!! Not a smart setup. Btw, always solder your wires.
Pros: Easy setup, instructions were great except for a typo that said 20-pin harness instead of 14-pin harness.
Cons: Pairs front woofers with rear speakers.
Everything lined up the way it should
Pros: Made life simple
For a first time stereo installer, this was easy to use and was one of the more straightforward parts of the whole process.
Pros: Good instructions
Cons: Small wires
Missing description for 1 wire, otherwise, a great kit. Works great, no issues at all.
Easy to install the one i got for my 05 toyota tundra had a illumination wire one review said theirs didn't have one. Wire it plug it play it
Pros: easy to install
Easy to follow instructions. Pictures were clear and instructions referenced diagrams that made understanding much easier. My radio had two plugs, and the adapter harness only referenced and utilized one.
Pros: Color matched and easy tip follow instructions.
Cons: One wire not used or referenced. Sounds pot adjustment a pain.
Easy to install. Just match colored wires with your stereo. Check out YouTube for advice. The connector to the car's harness was a bit of work to connect, but finally got it. Makes the whole install easier. Don't pay full price.
Simple install. Gave it 4 stars b/c it did not supply a Illumination wire, but called Crutchfield and tech was able to give me the color code to the factory harness that i could tap in to.
Pros: simple install
Cons: lack of illumination
Could no have been easier. Plug and play
Pros: Easy install. Work great
Cons: Instructions aren't great but then again there's no much to installing
Pretty good part, very easy installation since it comes with RCA connector. I did not even have to worry about ripping/soldering cable. just plug & play.
Pros: Easy to install, well-labeled on individual wire.
Cons: If it came with written instruction paper, it should be perfect!
This was a big help in the installation.
This little dude made it all come together.
Pros: It was easy to install. It had a power adjustment.
Cons: It was expensive but Crutchfield cut it in half
Great product that allowed easy connection from existing factory wiring to my new Sony unit. Great instructions, easy installation, and immediate success.
Pros: Quick and easy install Easy to follow instructions
Works well with my '05 Tundra, only problem is that the volume adjustment screw was turned all the way down, When first installing check the screw.
Pros: Works well and allows my factory amp to work with my new stereo
Cons: No markings on volume screw
Great product, makes installation seamless and eliminates having to cut your factory harness.
Pros: Product is as advertised. At the discounted price this product is worth the money.
Cons: Does not offer enough channels to handle all speakers in my vehicle (Lexus RX) when you adjust the settings for sound from front to rear and left to right certain adjustments do not play sound where it should be. I have checked my installation of connecting the wires multiple times so its not an installation error.
I am very pleased with the quality of this product. The only thing I could do better would be to replace the factory speaker system, which is not worth the hassle. I am thinking of usign this in another one of my Toyota vehicles.
Pros: Ease of installation, clear concise instructions.
Cons: None that I can recall.
Product works as described once pin was reinstalled in car side connector. Was able to find this same product for less than 50$ on amazon so maybe you should try price matching too some extent and I would def purchase more from y'all.
Cons: Pin in harness had to be reinstalled and product was overpriced.
Overview: The TYTO-01 interface is designed to allow you to replace the OEM radio with an aftermarket head unit in select 2001 and later Toyota and Lexus vehicles and retain the use of the JBL and JBL Synthesis amplified audio systems. Please consult Crutchfield's Outfit My Car to see if your vehicle is compatible.
Connections: The TYTO-01 interface module includes a 14-pin to 20-pin Toyota/Lexus harness which plugs into the TYTO-01 interface module and your vehicle's factory radio harness. This same harness also has 12-volt constant (yellow), 12-volt accessory (red), ground (black), and illumination (orange) leads that tie into your aftermarket head unit's harness. The interface also includes a 16-pin harness which plugs into the TYTO-01 interface module and is wired to the remote turn-on and speaker level outputs of the aftermarket head unit.
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Fits my Avalon Retrofit [ Mario Jan 24, 2016 ]
To simplify installation and reliability after [ Darin Jan 16, 2016 ]
It is part of the installation kit for my car make and model. [ R Jan 13, 2016 ]
Required for interface with existing wiring harness [ ernie Dec 21, 2015 ]
It's nessary to keep factory wiring [ Noel Dec 13, 2015 ]
Honestly I can't remember what I did, it's been about 2 yrs. But I know it works great up to a day like today. [ KEN Dec 01, 2015 ]
For details on fit or installation please contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and give you the details on if this will fit and what you will need for an installation in your vehicle. [ Krissy Nov 18, 2015 ] Staff