samDock Cable Adapter: The Cable Jive samDock allows Samsung Galaxy S
(2/3/4) and Note (I/II/III) users to connect their Android smartphones to a
variety of iPod docks and speakers which feature an Apple 30-pin dock. The
samDock supports charging (5V), audio playback, and data syncing of your
compatible Samsung Galaxy through your iPod dock system. And you'll still have
access to your Samsung smartphone to answer emails, text, or talk on the phone
Samsung Device Compatibility:
The Cable Jive samDock is designed
specifically for Samsung Galaxy smartphones, such as the S2/S3/S4 and
Note: The samDock is not compatible with the new Samsung Galaxy S5 or
Connectors: On one end of the Cable Jive samDock is a female Apple
30-pin connector which plugs onto your iPod dock's 30-pin dock connector. On
the other end is a male 5-pin microUSB connector which plugs into your
compatible Samsung Galaxy smartphone.
Galaxy S3/Note II Setting: If you connect your Galaxy S3 or Note II to a docking station with the samDock
and you are able to get charging but not audio, you'll want to make sure that
you have enabled your device to send audio through it's microUSB connector. To
do this, go into the settings menu, click on the "Accessory" tab, and ensure
"Audio output mode" is selected with a check mark. On some devices,
that "Accessory" tab may be named "Dock" instead, but the menu you'll find
within is the same.
Incompatible Systems: The samDock is compatible
with many 30-pin iPod docking stations, including systems from Bose,
iHome, JBL, and other popular brands. However, there are some that
suffer compatibility issues. Here are the systems that Cable Jive has
currently confirmed issues with (as of 8/11/2014):
||Brands & Models
|Standard iPod Audio
||All models from Philips, Panasonic,
Bowers & Wilkins, Bang & Olufsen, Denon, Onkyo, Pure
Sony Hi Fi models beginning in: "NAS" / "MHC" / "AIR" / "RD"
/ & "CMT" (however "CMT-LX20" IS compatible),
iHome's "App Enhanced" docks (ex: iA100)
Belkin's "Thunderstorm" speaker system
|Factory Installed Car
||ALL factory installed car audio systems
2008 and newer,
Any and all systems (pre & post 2008) from Volkswagen or
|Aftermarket Car iPod
||ALL Pioneer & Alpine systems,
Also, any systems that link to sophisticated Navigation
units, or ones that "lock" the screens of connected iPod
devices and force control through the car-installed system
|Home Theater iPod
||Pioneer, Panasonic, Samsung, Sony, Denon,
Onkyo & Yamaha's "YDS" model interfaces
||"Series I" SoundDock systems with Serial
Numbers starting in: "0357" or "0402"
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