About the iSimple iPod® Adapter for Chrysler
Listen to your iPod® and keep it charged using your Chrysler, Dodge, or Jeep factory stereo. Just connect iSimple's iSCH73 interface to the back of your factory stereo via the included cable, then plug in your iPod and go. The interface lets you control the music with your radio buttons — even with your steering wheel controls if you have them.
If you prefer, you can use the iPod's Click Wheel instead of the radio buttons. You won't have to worry about sound quality in either case — the wired connection ensures the best possible fidelity from your music. The iPod interface will even charge your iPod while it's plugged in. This adapter kit works with all dockable iPods, including the iPhone®.
iSimple also includes a stereo RCA auxiliary input adapter cable, so you can add another source like a Dock & Play satellite radio or another brand of MP3 player. Warranty: 1 year.
Note: If you haven't already, please enter your vehicle information or call an Advisor at 1-888-955-6000 to find out if the included adapter cables will work with your vehicle.
Compatibility Note: Be sure to check "Details" for specific iPod model compatibility with this iPod adapter.
- iPod and iPhone connection adapter for select 2004-08 Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep factory stereos
- controls track selection and fast-forward / reverse
- iPod remains active, allowing for access to all of your playlists
- includes an RCA auxiliary input adapter cable for adding more sources
- dimensions: 4"W x 1-1/16"H x 1-9/16D
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # ISCH73
What's in the box:
- iPod/Aux interface module (for select Chrysler vehicles)
- 22-pin Factory radio harness
- 10-pin Factory radio harness
- iPod/Aux input harness
- 11' iPod cable (with a proprietary 8-pin connector on one end and an Apple iPod connector on other end)
- Owner's Manual
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More details on the iSimple iPod® Adapter for Chrysler
Overview: Specially designed for 2004 to 2008 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep models, the iSimple SoundByte X (ISCH73) offers an iPod/iPhone docking connection, basic iPod control through your factory radio, and an auxiliary input for use with other portable digital audio players. The iSimple SoundByte X allows you to keep your factory radio intact (no need to get a new radio installed) and offers crystal-clear audio playback from your connected iPod or iPhone. The SoundByte X (ISCH73) also provides CD-like track forward/track back control for your iPod/iPhone from your factory radio.
Vehicle Compatibility: The iSimple SoundByte iPod integration kit (ISCH73) is only compatible with Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep factory-installed RaK, REC, or RAQ radios.
Note: If your vehicle is equipped with a VES (Video Entertainment System) it will need to be disconnected. This adapter is not compatible with factory REF radios. Please use the Crutchfield Car Selector to verify compatibility with your vehicle.
iPod Compatibility: The iSimple SoundByte iPod integration kit (ISCH73) is "Made for iPod/iPhone" compatible and supports the following iPod/iPhone model features when connected to a compatible Chrysler, Dodge, or Jeep factory radio (as of 9/27/2013):
|iPod/iPhone Model||Generation||Media Type||Control Type||Display Type||Charge|
|Audio||Video||Radio||iPod/iPhone||Song/Artist Info||Track Info|
| clickwheel |
Note: Apple iPod/iPhone software updates may change functionality results. If you download a newer software version, you may need to reset the factory radio and your iPod/iPhone to regain functionality. If this doesn't work, you may need to wait until an newer software update is available.
iPhone Compatibility Note: When using the SoundByte X with an iPhone you will receive a warning message asking if you wish to put your iPhone in Airplane Mode. Simply respond "no" and you will be able to continue using your iPhone as normal.
Controls: The iSimple SoundByte X allows you to control your connected iPod or iPhone from the factory radio. The ISCH73 offers the following controls based on the type of factory radio you have installed in your vehicle.
- RAC & RAQ Radio: Previous Track/Next Track, Fast Forward/Rewind, Next Playlist/Previous Playlist
- REC Radio: Previous Track/Next Track, Fast Forward/Rewind, Next Playlist
Note: From your factory steering wheel controls (if equipped) you can operate the following iPod functions - Previous Track/Next Track and Fast Forward/Rewind.
No Text Display: There is no synching text display. Your iPod or iPhone will still be used for display information.
Auxiliary Input: The ISCH73 includes an auxiliary RCA audio input for use with other portable audio devices.
Installation: The iSimple ISCH73 plugs into your factory radio's satellite port. If you have a factory Satellite Radio tuner, unplug the Satellite Radio cable, plug in the ISCH73 into this port on back of your factory radio, and plug the Satellite Radio cable into the harness of the ISCH73.
Note: Your factory Satellite Radio tuner will still function even after the installation of this adapter module.
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