About the USA Spec BT45-TOY
Add Bluetooth to your Toyota or Lexus
Add Bluetooth to your Toyota or Lexus
You love the features and look of your factory radio, but you really want the convenience of Bluetooth. USA Spec designed the BT45-TOY adapter for select Lexus, Scion, and Toyota vehicles, and the package includes everything you need to install it in your vehicle, including a wiring harness and microphone. It allows your factory radio to communicate with any Bluetooth-enabled devices with A2DP audio streaming.
You can stream audio from your favorite phone apps (including games), and you'll be able to handle phone calls using the radio's controls or your steering wheel buttons. The adapter automatically switches your Toyota's radio to Bluetooth mode for incoming calls, even when it's turned off. You can even set the adapter to announce the phone number of your caller.
The adapter also includes a 2.1-amp USB charging port as well as an auxiliary input for other non-Bluetooth audio devices.
Don't miss a call
With the latest in Bluetooth technology, the BT45-TOY gives you great sound and works seamlessly with the vehicle's existing audio sources. You'll retain the use of your vehicle's Bluetooth HandsFreeLink, LiveTraffic, navigation, CD changer, satellite radio, RSE (rear seat entertainment system), and other factory-installed options. You can carry on a noise-free conversation in almost any environment, and USA Spec's technology gives you the best possible sound quality. The built-in auto-mute function makes sure you never miss a call.
- lets you talk hands-free and stream music through the factory radio in select Toyota and Lexus vehicles
- includes wiring harness and microphone
- built-in auto-mute keeps you from missing calls
- retains CD changer, satellite radio, and other factory-installed options
- auxiliary input for non-Bluetooth devices
- USB charging port
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # BT45-TOY
What's in the box:
- Add-on Bluetooth interface module
- Vehicle/Interface harness
- Microphone (w/ attached 16' cable terminated by a 3.5mm connector)
- Two-sided tape
- Owner's Manual
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Add-On Bluetooth Interface Module (for Toyota, Lexus, & Scion):The USA Spec BT45-TOY is a Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) Phone & Music Interface for select Toyota, Lexus, & Scion vehicles. The BT45-TOY lets you add Bluetooth hands-free communication and wireless music streaming to your compatible vehicle's factory radio. It also features an auxiliary input and USB charging port. The USA Spec BT45-TOY includes a hide-away module, external microphone, and wiring harness.
Vehicle Compatibility: The USA Spec BT45-TOY is compatible with select Toyota, Lexus, & Scion vehicles (as of 5/18/2016).
|Scion||xA, xB, xD||2004-2011|
- The USA Spec BT-TOYR adapter harness (581BTTOYR, sold separately) is used in conjunction with the BT45-TOY add-on Bluetooth interface module to maintain the Auto switching function for incoming calls and keeping audio levels normal in Toyota & Lexus vehicles that are factory equipped with (Rear Seat Entertainment).
- The 2002-2004 Toyota Land Cruiser & 1998-2002 Sienna require USA Spec's CAS-TLC adapter cable (581CASTLC, sold separately).
- The Lexus 2002-2003 ES 300, 2001-2003 IS 300, 2001-2003 LS 430, 2001-2003 LX 470, and 2000-2003 RX 300 (NAV only) require USA Spec's CAS-LEX adapter cable (581CASLEX, sold separately).
Bluetooth Pairing: The USA Spec BT45-TOY can only be paired and connected to one Bluetooth device at a time. Its compatible with most Bluetooth-enabled mobile devices such as Apple iPod touch/iPhone/iPad, Android smartphone/tablet, Blackberry, Windows phone, and more.
Note: Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology, some Bluetooth enabled devices may be incompatible, function improperly, or may not support all features when used with the USA Spec BT45-TOY.
Bluetooth Hands-Free Communication (HFP): The USA Spec BT45-TOY supports Bluetooth Profile HFP for hands-free communication from your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone, so you can take (answer/end) phone calls through your vehicle's factory radio.
- Answering a Phone Call: When there is an incoming call, your factory stereo's music will be muted and an audible ring-tone will be heard through your vehicle speakers. You can even have the BT45-TOY announce the caller's phone number through your sound system; and for most text-capable radios if you miss the announcement, you can view the caller's phone number on your factory radio's display. To answer the call, simply press the Seek/Tune or CH+ button on your factory radio or steering wheel control. To end or reject a call, press the Seek/Tune or CH- button on your factory radio or steering wheel control.
- Dialing a Phone Number: In order to dial a phone number, you will still need to use your Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone; you cannot dial a number from the factory radio. Once you've dialed a number from your mobile phone, then the call will be automatically transferred to the BT45-TOY and your factory stereo system.
- External Microphone: The USA Spec BT45-TOY includes an external microphone to carry on your side of the conversation, while the caller's voice will be heard through your vehicle's speakers. The external microphone provides better performance in noisy environments than the integrated microphone found in many factory or aftermarket head units. The microphone is fitted with a 16' cable terminated by a 3.5mm connector that connects to the BT45-TOY module; it measures 0.9375" (w) x 0.6875" (h) x 1.625" (d). The microphone has a self-adhesive backing to mount it to your vehicle's driver-side pillar, head-liner trim, or dash (do not mount it to the windshield.
Bluetooth Audio Streaming (A2DP/AVRCP): The BT45-TOY supports Bluetooth Profiles A2DP and AVRCP for wireless audio streaming from a Bluetooth-enabled device that can also be controlled from the buttons on your vehicle's factory radio or steering wheel; in some cases you can also view song/artist information on your factory radio's display.
- Wireless Music Streaming: You can stream music stored on your Bluetooth enabled device or stream music apps (such as Pandora, SiriusXM Radio, iHeartRadio, etc.) that are playing on your Bluetooth device to your vehicle's sound system (all speakers will play).
- Music Control: You can control Play/Pause and Previous/Next Track functions from your vehicle's factory radio or steering wheel controls (other control functions will have to be done from your Bluetooth enabled device). You can control the volume of the music being streamed via your factory radio and steering wheel controls, or the Bluetooth device.
- Song/Artist Information: In many cases, you
can view artist, album, and song title information on your factory
radio's display. In order to view song/artist information on your
factory radio's display, your factory radio and your Bluetooth-enabled
device must meet the following requirements:
- Your factory radio must have a "SAT" button or "Radio" & "CAT" buttons; a satellite radio does not need to be activated, nor does the satellite radio tuner need to be present.
- If you are using a Bluetooth-enabled Apple iPod touch/iPhone/iPad, then it must be running iOS 6 or higher. If you are using a Bluetooth-enabled Android smartphone/tablet, then it must be running Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0) or higher operating system.
- Your device's Bluetooth AVRCP profiles must be 1.4 or higher.
Auxiliary Input: In addition to wireless Bluetooth connectivity, the USA Spec BT45-TOY is fitted with an auxiliary audio input (3.5mm) for connection of practically any portable audio device with a headphone jack output or analog audio output.
USB Charging Port: The USA Spec BT45-TOY features a USB (type-A) port to charge your smartphone or other portable audio device in your vehicle. Because the BT45-TOY is a hide-away device, you'll want to purchase a USB extension cable (sold separately) to make the unit's USB charging port accessible. The USB charging port is rated at 5V/2.1A.
Note: This USB port is for charging only; it does not support music streaming.
Dip Switches: There are 4 dip switches that will need to be configured to depending on which emulation mode works best with your radio (CD Changer, SAT, MD Changer, etc.).
Installation: The USA Spec BT45-TOY installs under the dash and behind the factory radio.
The USA Spec BT45-TOY replaces these items
- lets you talk hands-free and stream music through the factory radio in select Honda, Isuzu, Toyota, and Lexus vehicles
- included wiring harness
- included microphone
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