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Alpine KCM-123B

Auxiliary input adapter cable (M-Bus to mini-plug)

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The KCM-123B allows you to connect 1 audio auxiliary source (with a mini-jack output) to any Alpine Versatile-Link™-ready M-bus head unit (model number will contain an "M," as in CDM-9821). Once connected, you can select the AUX source on your receiver and utilize the Bass Engine® sound-shaping functions to personalize the playback. (When using the KCM-123B cable, a CD changer cannot be connected to the receiver.) Warranty: 1 year.

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  • 9.75' Auxiliary input adapter cable (has a 5-pin M-Bus connector on one end and a minijack stereo connector on the other end)

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Overview: The KCM-123B allows you to adapt the CD changer input of any Alpine Versatile-Link-ready M-bus head unit to a minijack stereo connector; not all M-Bus head units are Versatile-Link ready, so verify compatibility before attempting to use this adapter. The adapte allows you to connect any auxiliary source with a minijack output. When using the KCM-123B, a CD changer cannot be connected to the receiver.

 
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1 out of 5

Dude!!

Written By James, Gardena, CA on Saturday, January 28, 2006
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I have CDM-9803 headunit and thought this cable would be the greatest for my MP3 player!! I was wrong, it didn't work. I had doubts and thought maybe my head unit was busted. Nope I plugged in my buddies changer that worked perfect. So I definitely don't recommend this official Alpine wire.
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4 out of 5

CD-7893

Written By Casey, Springfield, MO on Thursday, August 11, 2005
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Did research on both the adapter and my Head unit at Alpine.com. I have the older model 7893, and the owners manual stated I had the V-link function. Still, i didnt have the M in my model name. I gambled, and lost. Didnt fit. I have a AUX input for my CD-player, but not the right interface. Nice product though, wish it worked.
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3 out of 5

Not for 1998 Integra

Written By Richard, Richmond, VA on Sunday, June 05, 2005
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This adaptor plugs right in to my factory Alpine radio (Acura Integra GS-R 1998), but the plug has 5 pins. The socket expects 8 pins. Regardless, it does not work.
Granted, my factory radio displays nothing on it that claims "M-bus" as the description states.
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