iSimple 5-volt iPod® Cable

Charge your iPhone® 3G or newer iPod® with the iSimple® Media Gateway

  • iSimple 5-volt iPod® Cable


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This handy cable charges your iPhone 3G, iPod touch (2nd generation), and iPod nano (4th generation) while using the iSimple Media Gateway in your vehicle. This cable replaces the one that came with your iSimple adapter. Warranty: 1 year.


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  • 11.25' iPod docking cable (Dock connector on one end and proprietary Peripheral plug on the other)

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Overview: This cable allows you to charge the 4th generation iPod nano, the 2nd generation iPod touch, or the iPhone3G when using specific Peripheral iPod integration devices; including the iSimple Media Gateway (item number 541PXAMG and 541PXAMGA),

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Written By Jm, Mansfield, MA on Wednesday, July 10, 2013
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I am now on my third cable for my pxamg and after 4 months it is acting up again, sound quality is poor, keeps cutting out and freezing my ipod. Crutchfield is great, but Periperal has been horrible with their customer service. I wish I could just get the product to work as advertised.
Quality of product is horrible
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4 out of 5

iSimple 5-volt iPod® Cable

Written By Gonzo, Washington, DC on Friday, September 28, 2012
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Got this cable to replace the aux cable in my wife's Lexus. The aux cable was starting to go bad. Works great. iPod playsbac through the car radio, charges and we have some control capability throught the car radio. There are no directions to tell you what control capabilities you will have through the car radio.
Easy install. Removed the aux cable and plugged on iPod cable.
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3 out of 5

Works for a year

Written By Hugh, Madison, Wisconsin on Wednesday, January 11, 2012
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I purchased this cord to replace the 4-month-old cable that had came with my media gateway that had fallen apart. It worked for just over a year. I am currently having trouble with it charging my iPod. It worked great for the first 12 months I've had it, then started to act up right after the warranty ran out. Unfortunately, the iSimple gateway is the only way to connect my ipod to my car stereo short of dishing out $600+ to totally redo it. So it looks like I will be buying another. (Also, music plays MUCH quieter through this cord and gateway than through the radio.)
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5 out of 5

Works as promised!

Written By MikeC, Austin, TX on Wednesday, October 26, 2011
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It was actually just a replacement cable for the one my dog chewed up, but gave me the opportunity to update the firmware on the board as well, so my iPhone4 is now happy again.
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3 out of 5

Works well with IPhone 3G

Written By chris, Sherwood, OR on Wednesday, August 05, 2009
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The plug on the cable is incompatible with older PXPD Peripheral interfaces which require a larger diameter plug. I was able to cut and solder the old plug on to the new cable and it then worked great for charging first and second generation IPOD's and new IPhone 3G's. Make sure you know what style plug you need.
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5 out of 5

Works Well with IPODTouch 2ndGen

Written By Keith, Walhalla, S.C. on Friday, May 08, 2009
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Works as stated in charging the IPOD Touch 2nd Gen. Crutchfield is still the best place to order your electronic needs, unlike other sites they always know there products and send any and all help possible to satisfy the customer.
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5 out of 5

Works great with Iphone 3G

Written By kweaton, West Jordan, Utah on Sunday, March 01, 2009
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I was using the Peripheral ipod adapter in my truck with an Itouch first generation. I upgraded to an Iphone 3G, but phone would not charge with the old cable. I replaced it with the new Peripheral 5V cable and now it works just like it did with the Itouch. The phone says the phone functions will not work, but I didn't expect them to. When I get a call the music automatically mutes and I take the call just like normal. No need to unplug. When I hang up the music volume comes back up. Thats all the phone function that I need. I guess you could add bluetooth if you want hands free operation.
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