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Kenwood's KCA-iP22F USB Direct Connection Cable connects your compatible iPod or iPhone® to select 2011-up Kenwood multimedia receivers with a front-panel USB port and front-panel 3.5mm audio/video input, so you can enjoy listening to your music when you're on the road, and viewing video content when parked. You'll control and charge your device while it's connected, too.
This cable currently works with Kenwood's DDX318 and DDX418 receivers. Warranty: 1 year.
Note: Be sure to check "Details" for specific iPod model compatibility with this cable.
Average Customer Review(s):
A must have for a one cord Solution. Charges phone, plays music, and let's you use videos and apps from your iphone. Flawless
Pros: One cord!!!
I really enjoy using this product it makes using my iPod a breeze.
Pros: Works great
Cons: Too thick if anything
Works great. Sound is more clear than Bluetooth connection.
Product does exactly as described. A little bulky.
Pros: Mac unit for under $100 on my ken wood ddx719.
Cons: Cable is bulky and 3.5mm jack is a little short.
The product works great, seems to be constructed very well. Only issue is that for my car (2007 subaru impreza) the cord is a bit long and can get in the way if its just plugged in and no cable management is used, especially troublesome for a manual transmission.
Definite must have for on screen control of your ipod.
This accessory is a must have for any Kenwood DVD system. Thank you Crutchfield for being an authorized dealer.
|Adapter Type||iPod A/V in w/ iPod control|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
Overview: The Kenwood KCA-iP22F USB Direct Connection Cable for iPod allows you to connect your compatible iPod or iPhone to a 2011-up Kenwood multimedia head unit which features a front-panel USB port and front-panel 3.5mm audio/video input. This cable enables the Kenwood head unit to control and charge the iPod/iPhone while connected. You will be able to listen and view your iPod/iPhone's music and video files with your compatible Kenwood multimedia head unit.
Kenwood head unit Compatibility: The Kenwood KCA-iP22F USB Direct Cable for iPod is compatible with 2011 and later Kenwood Multimedia head units equipped with a front-panel USB port and a front-panel 3.5mm audio/video terminal. Current compatible Kenwood head units include (as of January 2011).
iPod/iPhone Compatibility Chart: The Kenwood KCA-iP22F iPod/iPhone adapter cable is "Made for iPod/iPhone" compatible and supports the following iPod/iPhone model features when connected to a compatible Kenwood multimedia head unit (as of 9/26/2013):
|iPod/iPhone||Generation||Tested Version||Media Type||Control Type||Display Type||Charge|
|Audio||Video||Head Unit||iPod/iPhone||App Mode||Song/Artist Text||Track Info||Album Art|
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.
Connections: The Kenwood KCA-iP22F cable has an iPod dock connector on one end, and a USB (type-A) connector and a 3.5mm AV connector on the other end.
Note: The cable is 34" in length.
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I got this cable so I could look at the screen on the stereo and see what the I-pod is playing.[ Dale Dec 05, 2015 ]
depends on the Kenwood unit. If I were to buy another one I would but a head unit with mirroring capabilities[ NEIL Jan 15, 2016 ]
It depends on if it's an older head unit. The older units like mine were developed to receive an analog signal from the I phone 4. The I phone 5 and up transmit and digital signal. The head unit must be able to receive digital input to play video.[ DOYLE R Jan 15, 2016 ]
I forwarded your question to an Advisor and they responded with the following: Most stereos will work will be able to do audio playback with the Lightning to USB cable that comes with your iPhone 5c. We would have to know the model to make sure this is the case. If you would like to discuss further you can contact an Advisor directly by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat.[ Krissy Jun 22, 2014 ] Staff