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Kenwood KCA-iP101 iPod® Connection Cable

Connect your iPod to select 2008-up Kenwood stereos

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Overview

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Kenwood's KCA-iP101 iPod cable is just like the cable that came with your iPod, so you can leave your iPod cable safe at home. Use it to connect your iPod to any 2008-up Kenwood car stereo that features direct iPod control via USB input. Warranty: 1 year.

Kenwood's KCA-iP101 iPod cable is just like the cable that came with your iPod, so you can leave your iPod cable safe at home. Use it to connect your iPod to any 2008-up Kenwood car stereo that features direct iPod control via USB input. Warranty: 1 year.

Note: Be sure to check "Details" for specific iPod model compatibility with this iPod cable.

What's in the Box:

  • 5' USB/iPod interface cable (with iPod dock connector on one end and a USB Type-A connector on other end)
  • Instruction Manual (En/Fr/Sp + 3 other languages)
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Features and Specs

General
Adapter Type iPod audio in w/ iPod control
Vehicle Specific No
Brand Specific Kenwood
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year
iPod Compatibility
Full-Size Classic/5Gen
Nano Nano6/Nano5/Nano4/Nano3/Nano2/
Touch Touch4/Touch3/Touch2/Touch1
Mini No
iPhone Phone/Phone3G/Phone3GS/Phone4

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Features

Overview: The KCA-iP101 USB Direct Connection Cable for iPod allows you to connect a compatible iPod to a 2008-up USB-equipped Kenwood head unit. This cable enables a Kenwood head unit to control and charge your iPod while connected, as well as enable high-speed iPod data communications of 12Mbps so you can listen to your iTunes content through your compatible Kenwood head unit. This 5-foot cable has an iPod dock connector on one end and a Type-A USB plug on the other end.

Kenwood head unit Compatibility: The KCA-iP101 cable is designed for all 2008-up Kenwood and Kenwood Excelon CD Receivers featuring One-Wire iPod USB Direct Control.

iPod Compatibility: The Kenwood KCA-iP101 is "Made for iPod/iPhone" compatible and supports the following iPod/iPhone model features (as of 3/27/2013):

iPod Model Generation Tested Version Media Type Control Type Display Type Charge
Audio Video Head Unit iPod/App Pandora app Artist/Song Text Track Info
iPhone 2G 3.1.3 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y
3G 4.2.1 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y
3GS 5.1.1 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y
4 6.0.1 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y
4S 6.0.1 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y
5* 6.0.1 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y
touch 1st 2.2.1 Y N Y Y N Y Y Y
2nd 4.2.1 Y N Y Y N Y Y Y
3rd 5.1.1 Y N Y Y N Y Y Y
4th 6.0.1 Y N Y Y N Y Y Y
5th* 6.0.1 Y N Y Y N Y Y Y
nano 1st 1.3.1 Y N Y N N Y Y Y
2nd 1.1.3 Y N Y Y N Y Y Y
3rd 1.1.3 Y N Y Y N Y Y Y
4th 1.0.4 Y N Y Y N Y Y Y
5th 1.0.2 Y N Y Y N Y Y Y
6th 1.1 PC Y N Y Y N Y Y Y
7th* 1.01 PC Y N Y Y N Y Y Y
classic 80GB 1.1.2 Y N Y Y N Y Y Y
120GB 2.0.1 Y N Y Y N Y Y Y
160GB 2.0.4 Y N Y Y N Y Y Y
video 5th 1.3 Y N Y N N Y Y Y
iPad 1 5.1.1 Y N Y Y Y Y Y N
2 6.0.1 Y N Y Y Y Y Y N
3 6.0.1 Y N Y Y Y Y Y N
4* 6.0.1 Y N Y Y Y Y Y N
mini* 6.0.1 Y N Y Y Y Y Y N
Note:
  • Requires Apple Lightning to 30-pin Adapter cable (472LTN230P, sold separately).
  • Apple iPod/iPhone software updates may change functionality results. If you download a newer software version, you may need to reset the head unit and your iPod/iPhone to regain functionality. If this doesn't work, you may need to wait until a newer software update is available.

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