Lightning Connector/USB Interface Cable: Use the Kenwood
KCA-iP103 Lightning/USB interface cable to plug a new iPod, iPhone, or iPad with
a Lightning-connector directly into a "Made for iPod/iPhone" Kenwood head unit's
USB port, and gain full, direct, adapter-free control via the receiver's
interface. Enjoy fast charging of your compatible Apple device while the direct
digital connection assures you get the utmost sound quality from your stored
music and music apps.
Music Control: Using the KCA-iP103 allows your compatible
Kenwood head unit to navigate your iPod's music by Playlist, Artists, Album,
Genre, Composer, Song, or Podcast. You can search these categories
alphabetically (A-Z) or numerically (0-9). The head unit also supports Repeat
(file) & Random (folder) playback functions of your connected iPod/iPhone.
Song/Artist Info: By connecting your Apple Lightning device
to your Kenwood head unit via the KCA-iP103, your iPod/iPhone's music file
information will be displayed on the head unit's screen. The head unit will
display Track number, Elapsed playing time, Artist name, Song title, and Album
Charging: Because KCA-iP103 plugs into your Kenwood head
unit's USB port, it provides 1A of current to power and charge your connected
iPod/iPhone when your vehicle's ignition switch is set to the 'ACC' or 'On'
position (if your iPod/iPhone has no initial battery charge, then the unit will
not recognize it).
Apple Device Compatibility Chart: The Kenwood KCA-iP103
Lightning/USB cable is "Made for iPod/iPhone" compatible and supports the
following iPod/iPhone model functions when connected to a compatible Kenwood
head unit ((as of 2/19/2015):
|Apple Device||Generation||Tested Version||Media Type||Control Type||Display Type||Charge|
|Audio||Video||Head Unit||iPod/iPhone||Pandora/iHeart Radio||Artist/Song Text||Track Info |
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
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