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Steering Wheel Control Interface: The PAC SWI-CP5 interface allows the
retention of steering wheel controls (SWC), rear seat controls (RSC), and
retained accessory power (RAP) when replacing the factory radio in select
vehicles. The SWI-CP5 works in a wide range of vehicles and eliminates the need
for in-line resistors and massive rewiring. It can be auto-programmed for your
vehicle simply by using PAC's ControlPRO app on your Apple iOS/Android device or
through your Windows 7 computer; it can also be programmed manually.
Vehicle Compatibility: The PAC SWI-CP5 steering wheel control
interface is compatible in vehicles equipped with CAN Bus, GMLAN, Class II, LIN
Bus, I-Bus, and Analog or Serial Data SWC. Compatible vehicle makes include
Acura, Audi, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, GMC, Honda,
Hummer, Hyundai, Infiniti, Isuzu, Jeep, Kia, Lexus, Lincoln, Mazda, Mercedes,
Mercury, Mini, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Scion, Subaru, Suzuki,
Toyota, Volkswagen, and Volvo. Click
here for complete list of compatible vehicles.
Note: The PAC SWI-CP5 is equipped with a manual learning function
for compatibility with unlisted analog vehicles.
Programming: The PAC SWI-CP5 steering wheel control interface is
configurable using either App, Manual, or Flash mode.
- App Mode: In App Mode, the SWI-CP5 is easily configurable using either a PC,
smartphone, or tablet using the SWC module's USB port and PAC's simple
downloadable app. Simply download the ControlPRO application (from
onto your Apple iOS 6.1+ device, Android 3.1+ tablet/smartphone, or Windows 7
computer/laptop. Once the app is installed, plug your Apple, Android, or Windows
device into the SWI-CP5's USB port and the ControlPRO app will provide the ability to
custom configure the SWI-CP5 interface and your vehicle's original steering
wheel controls, to operate the functions of your new aftermarket radio. Click
- Manual Mode: In Manual Mode, the SWI-CP5 uses a pre-determined
dipswitch configuration to assign the vehicle and SWC button functionality.
The dipswitches on the side of the interface must be manually set to the
proper configuration by the user. This mode is only compatible in vehicles
with both analog SWC and a discrete 12-volt Accessory wire; vehicles with
CAN-Bus cannot be manually programmed.
- Flash Mode: In this mode, the SWI-CP5 can be configured using a
USB flash drive and the supplied USB adapter. Simply download your
configured vehicle file from the ControlPRO application on your Windows 7
computer or laptop to a USB thumbdrive and plug it into the SWC interface
for auto-programming. The dipswitches on the side of the interface must all
be set to down which is the default position. When using this method, it is
not required to manually program the SWC buttons.
Note: All ControlPRO applications are dynamically updated and include
the latest installation documents, control schematics, and product
information for your vehicle.
Two-Function Assignment: Use of this interface allows you to program
two radio functions to each SWC button by using short press/long press dual
Programming Feedback: The SWI-CP5 interface offers audible feedback
for programming confirmation and a highly visible tricolor LED keeps you
informed of the SWC module's status.
- The red LED on the interface will turn on and the +12V accessory output
wire will turn on. The green LED will flash each time it sees a steering
wheel button pressed.
- In vehicles equipped with retained accessory power (RAP) the accessory
output and the red LED will remain active & keep the radio on for 10 minutes
unless the driver side door is opened. In vehicles that do not support RAP
the LED and accessory output will shut off when the key is switched or
removed from the ignition.
Memory Retention: The PAC SWI-CP5 steering wheel interface retains
memory even if power is lost.
Wire Code Chart:
||(-) Chassis Ground
||(+) 12V Constant Input
||(+) 12V Accessory Input
||(+) 12V Accessory Output
||(-) Analog SWC Input 1
||(-) Analog SWC Input 2
||(-) Analog SWC Input 3
||(+) 12V Analog SWC Input
||(+) Dual Wire CAN Hi input
||(-) Dual Wire CAN Low input
||SW CAN Input
||Class II Data Input
||12V Serial Data Input
||SWC output for Kenwood and Newer JVC
||SWC output for Alpine, JVC, Clarion,
Pioneer, Sony, Boyo, Dual, Advent, Lightning Audio, or Visteon
Note: We recommend that all wiring connections be soldered to ensure a
sturdy and reliable connection.
Product Updates: The SWI-CP5 can be updated with new firmware as it
becomes available using the device specific application or a USB flash drive.