Overview: The Axxess Steering Wheel Control Interface (ASWC)
lets you retain your vehicle's OEM steering wheel controls when replacing the
factory radio with an SWC-compatible aftermarket radio.
Wiring Advisory: You'll
usually have to hardwire this adapter into your vehicle's wiring.
In most vehicles, the factory radio plug does not have a wire
dedicated to the steering wheel audio controls, so splicing
& soldering is often required. Metra does provide custom
wiring instructions for all confirmed compatible vehicles on
Compatibility: The Axxess Steering Wheel Control Interface
is universal and can be used on most any vehicle with factory steering wheel
controls. The Axxess ASWC-1 supports the following aftermarket head unit
manufactures - Pioneer, Sony, Alpine, Kenwood, Eclipse, JVC, Clarion, Dual,
Jensen, Visteon, and Valor. The aftermarket head unit must have a SWC (Steering
Wheel Control) 3.5mm input or steering wheel remote control input wire
Note: Please consult the
Car Selector to see if your vehicle and
aftermarket head unit is compatible.
Programming: The ASWC can be programmed in one of two ways.
It can be done automatically or manually.
- Auto Detection: The Axxess Steering
Wheel Control Interface has the ability to auto-detect
certain vehicles and aftermarket radios. It will preset
the steering wheel controls to the aftermarket radio
automatically, so no programming is required.
- Manual Programming: If your vehicle is
not auto-detection compatible, you can still manually program
the ASWC to your vehicle's factory steering wheel controls and
aftermarket head unit.
Reconfiguring Controls: If desired, the ASWC can be manually
programmed so you can make your vehicle's steering wheel controls function the
way you want them to; limited only by the functions of the aftermarket radio.
LED Feedback: The steering wheel control interface features
an integrated LED to indicate programming status.
Non-Volatile Memory: The Axxess ASWC has a non-volatile memory,
which means the steering wheel control interface will remember the programming even
if the device is disconnected from your vehicle.
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