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General Overview: The
ALP/AI-AUX adapter allows you to add an auxiliary RCA source (Satellite Radio
receiver, Portable CD, DVD player, video game, etc.) to an Ai-NET-compatible
Alpine receiver while still being able to connect a CD changer or other Ai-NET
device. If no CD changer is connected, the adapter can still be used with Alpine
receivers with "Versatile Link" capabilities.
Functionality: The adapter is
connected in-line between the Alpine head unit and the CD changer (or other
Ai-NET device), and gives you the ability to plug in an auxiliary source. When
the adapter senses a signal from the auxiliary source, it automatically passes
through the auxiliary signal. Ten seconds after receiving no signal from the
auxiliary source, the adapter switches back to the Ai-NET device.
AUX Input Connections: The
input for the auxiliary source is a set of female RCA jacks terminated a 10"
stereo cable attached to the auxiliary input adapter. A stereo RCA patch cord
should be connected to the AUX IN jacks and run to where the auxiliary source
will be located. If the aux source has a mini-jack output, a stereo mini-jack to
dual male RCA cable will be needed instead of a standard RCA patch cable.
Ai-NET Connections: Since the
ALP/AI-AUX adapter is connected in line with a CD changer, the adapter has both
male and female Ai-NET connectors. The male Ai-NET connector is located at the
end of the 10" cable which plugs into the back of the Alpine head unit. The
female Ai-NET connection is located on the adapter module and accepts the Ai-NET
cable from the CD changer or other Ai-NET cable.