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Kenwood KCA-iP102 iPod® cable

Sends audio to select Kenwood receivers

31 Reviews | 2 questions - 8 answers

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Overview

Our take on the Kenwood KCA-iP102 iPod® cable

Kenwood's KCA-iP102 iPod cable is just like the cable that came with your iPod, so you can leave your iPod cable safe at home. Use this cable to connect your iPod to any 2011-up Kenwood car stereo that features direct iPod control via USB input. Warranty: 1 year.

Kenwood's KCA-iP102 iPod cable is just like the cable that came with your iPod, so you can leave your iPod cable safe at home. Use this cable to connect your iPod to any 2011-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.

Nice cable, very well made, works great.

Ray, Wichita, KS

What's in the Box:

  • 34" USB/iPod interface cable (with iPod dock connector on one end and a USB Type-A connector on other end)
  • Instruction Manual (Eng/Fre/Spa/Ger/Dut/Ita)
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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 6/5/4/3/2/1
Touch 4/3/2/1
Mini No
iPhone 4S/4/3GS/3G/2G

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Features

Overview: The Kenwood KCA-iP102 USB Direct Connection Cable for iPod allows you to connect a compatible 30-pin iPod or iPhone to a 2011-up USB-equipped Kenwood in-dash 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 communication so you can listen to your iTunes content through your compatible Kenwood head unit.

Kenwood head unit Compatibility: The KCA-iP102 cable is designed for all 2011-up Kenwood and Kenwood Excelon CD Receivers featuring One-Wire iPod USB Direct Control.

iPod/iPhone Compatibility Chart: The Kenwood KCA-iP102 is "Made for iPod/iPhone" compatible and supports the following 30-pin iPod/iPhone model features  when connected to a compatible Kenwood in-dash head unit (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 7.0 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y
4S 7.0 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 6.1.3 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 1.2 PC Y N Y Y N Y Y Y
7th* 1.02 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 7.0 Y N Y Y Y Y Y N
3 7.0 Y N Y Y Y Y Y N
Note: 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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Why did you buy this?

Just wanted some Kenwood equipment. [ Bryan  Oct 24, 2016 ]
Previous experience with other Kenwood products. [ MARK  Oct 09, 2016 ]
Reviews by other people purchasing this stating good build quality, HD cable. [ Dr. David  Mar 12, 2016 ]
I wanted a good quality built iPod adapter, due to the ones apple made don't last in your car [ gomezj22  Feb 22, 2016 ]

2 questions already asked

The single cable wasn't enough for me, I had to get the double. With the single cable I didn't get any sound [ JOHN  Mar 14, 2015 ]
Yes it's for the older iPods or Iphones it will work [ KYLE R  Mar 14, 2015 ]
yes, it does. [ GLEN E  Aug 25, 2014 ]
Yes - provided the Kenwood unit is powered on, of course. [ MICHAEL R  Aug 24, 2014 ]
yes, it does [ DAMON  Aug 24, 2014 ]
Yes and your Phone. [ MICHAEL C  Aug 24, 2014 ]
I had to use the double cable for my Kenwwod deck and it does charge my Ipod when its connected. I do think it will [ JOHN  Aug 24, 2014 ]
Yes. [ BRIAN A  Aug 24, 2014 ]
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