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Metra AX-HYKIA-SPDIF Interface

Retains the factory amplifier in 2011-16 Hyundai and Kia vehicles

Item # 120AXSPDIF

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About the Metra AX-HYKIA-SPDIF Interface

Metra AX-HYKIA-SPDIF

You want to install a new stereo in your 2011-16 Hyundai or Kia, but you also want to retain your factory amplifier. Metra's AX-HYKIA-SPDIF amplifier retention interface converts your new stereo's analog output to a digital signal that works with the factory amp. The converter connects to Metra's AX-HYKIA1-SWC or AX-HYKIA1-SWC2 wiring interface (sold separately). Warranty: 1 year.

What's in the box:

  • Digital amplifier retention interface
MFR #AX-HYKIA-SPDIF

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Features

Amplifier Retention Interface (for Hyundai/Kia): The Axxess Integrate AX-HYKIA-SPDIF, in conjunction with the AX-HYKIA1-SWC or AX-HYKIA2-SWC radio replacement interface (sold separately), lets you retain the factory amplifier and factory sub in select 2010-2016 Hyundai/Kia vehicles when replacing the factory radio with an aftermarket head unit.

Note: The AX-HYKIA1-SWC must be used with AX-HYKIA1-SWC or AX-HYKIA2-SWC interface module (sold separately).

Vehicle Compatibility: Compatible 2010-2016 Hyundai & Kia vehicles include -

Make Model Year
Hyundai Elantra 2011-2013
Genesis Coupe (without factory Navigation) 2013-2016
Santa Fe (without factory Navigation) 2013-2016
Santa Fe Sport (without factory Navigation) 2013-2016
Sonata (without factory Navigation) 2011-2016
Sonata Hybrid (without factory Navigation) 2011-2015
Tucson 2010-2015
Kia Optima 2011-2015
Sorento (without factory Navigation) 2014-2016
Sorento with UVO (without factory Navigation) 2012-2013
Sportage 2011-2016

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Customer Q&A

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Crutchfield asked: Why did you buy this?
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To replace my factory radio that is factory amplified [ Emmanuel  Jun 23, 2020 ]
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Enrique suggested it so I can keep the integrity of the amp [ Freda  Jun 17, 2020 ]
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Need it to complete install on 2013 Genesis Grand touring coupe [ Mr. Adams  Mar 23, 2020 ]
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I need it install my aftermarket stereo without bypassing the amplifier [ Ralph  Aug 24, 2019 ]
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Need this part to install an aftermarket head unit in my 2012 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T Limited. [ Erik  Jun 28, 2019 ]
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To keep factory amp [ stephen  Mar 14, 2019 ]
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Because it was required for a nice clean installation and this is for my wife. Remember kids, a happy wife is a happy life. [ Alexander  Dec 20, 2018 ]
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i needed this to retain using my amplifier if I didn't i would have had to replace speaker also and I just trying to keep the cost down [ Eric  Dec 08, 2018 ]
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it was required and recommended to keep my factory amp [ Rudy  Oct 12, 2018 ]
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To help the new radio work with the car [ Brendan  Jun 04, 2018 ]
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This part is needed to retain my factory amplifier in my Hyundai Sonata (2011) [ Brian  Jun 01, 2018 ]
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because it was recommended in your comments [ Luis C.  Apr 16, 2018 ]
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If you use this, can you still utilize the subwoofer output on the head unit to add additional subwoofers?
[ Brandon  Apr 16, 2020 ]
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This is supposed to be the forum to ask a tech support advisor...right? So why do we have to ask all over again to someone else?
[ Christopher  May 03, 2020 ]
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You will want to contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat to discuss compatibility with your factory system. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and see if this will integrate. If it does not, then they will also be able to discuss other options with you.
[ Calvin  Apr 30, 2020 ]  Staff

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