Overview: The Pioneer CD-IU201S iPod interface cable permits
direct control, audio/video playback, advance app mode, information display, and charging of your
iPod/iPhone through select Pioneer multimedia head units. A compatible
Pioneer multimedia head unit can be connected with an iPod/iPhone via this
dedicated adapter by attaching the cable's USB type-A and proprietary RGB
connector to the head unit's rear-panel USB and proprietary RGB ports, and
plugging the cable's dock connector into your iPod/iPhone's dock connection.
iPod/iPhone Control: The CD-IU201S lets you control your
iPod/iPhone from the head unit's touchscreen or from the iPod/iPhone's
touchscreen or clickwheel.
- Head Unit: From the head unit, you can search your
iPod/iPhone's audio/video content by Video Playlist, Movie, Music Video,
Video Podcast, TV Show, Playlist, Artist, Album, Song, Podcast, Genre,
Composer, or Audiobook (your iPod/iPhone's clickwheel or touchscreen will be
locked). Once you have selected a category, you can search each category
alphabetically (A-Z). In addition, the head unit offers Link Search,
which allows you to play songs related to the currently playing song.
Link Search lets the head unit create an album list of the currently
playing artist, a song list of the currently playing album, or an album list
of the currently playing genre. You can also select Random &
Repeat functions for a certain song or specific folder.
- Passenger Control: The Passenger Control mode allows
you to navigate stored audio/video content from your connected iPod/iPhone's
clickwheel or touchscreen. This is very useful for the person riding in your
Compatible Pioneer Head Units: The Pioneer CD-IU201S iPod
adapter supports the following Pioneer multimedia head units (as of 11/13/2012).
- AVH-P: 8400BH
- AVH-X: 2500BT, 3500BHS, 4500BT, 5500BHS, 8500BHS
Advanced App Mode: Using the Pioneer CD-IU201S cable to connect the
Pioneer multimedia head unit to your iPhone 4/4S (iOS 4.2+) loaded with Pioneer's free
AppRadio application from iTunes, you can enjoy full on-screen access and
control of your contacts, calendar, maps, and more with an intuitive interface,
formatted and designed specifically for safer in-vehicle operation. Pioneer has
teamed up with app providers to offer compatibility with many of today's most
popular in-vehicle apps, while also developing an expanding catalog of
compatible apps for future use that can be easily & seamlessly added.
iPod/iPhone Display: When connected via the Pioneer
CD-IU201s cable, your compatible Pioneer multimedia head unit will display your
iPod/iPhone's stored music file information, as well as metadata from Pandora,
Aha Radio, and Advance Apps; including Track number, Folder number, Elapsed
playing time, Song/Album title, Artist name, and Album art. There is no music
information displayed when this unit is set to 'basic App mode'. Instead, all
music information will be displayed on your iPod/iPhone's LCD screen.
iPod/iPhone Charging: The CD-IU201S lets you charge your
iPod/iPhone when connected to the head unit's USB (type-A) port. This cable will
charge the Apple iPad.
iPod/iPhone Compatibility Chart: The Pioneer CD-IU201S cable
is "Made for iPod/iPhone" compatible and supports the following iPod/iPhone
model functions (as of 9/27/2013):
|iPod/iPhone||Generation||Tested Version||Media Type||Control Type||Display Type||Apps||Charge|
|Audio||Video||Head Unit||iPod/iPhone||App Mode||Advance App Mode||Song/Artist Text||Track Info ||Album Art ||Aha Radio||Pandora App|
|4||7.0||Y||Y||Y||Y||Audio/Video||130IU201S cable required||Y||Y||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|4S||7.0||Y||Y||Y||Y||Audio/Video||130IU201S cable required||Y||Y||Y||Y||Y||Y|
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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