Overview: The Scosche iPod FM Modulator (IPFMRDS) with RDS
(Radio Data System) text feed allows you to connect your iPod directly to your
vehicle's factory FM radio. The Scosche IPFMRDS provide iPod audio and text
display for factory radios which are FM RDS compatible. The IPFMRDS will only
provide iPod audio for factory FM radio's that do not offer RDS.
iPod Compatibility: The Scosche iPod FM Modulator with RDS
text feed is compatible with the following iPod models (as of 8/6/2013):
|iPod Model||Generation||Tested Version||Media Type||Control Type||Display Type||Charge|
|Audio||Video||Head Unit||iPod/App||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 revert to the older software version or
wait until a newer software update is available.
No Control: The Scosche IPFMRDS provides no control over your iPod. Your
iPod will still need to be controlled using the iPod's click-wheel or
iPod Text Display: Factory radios with RDS capability allow your
connected iPod's currently playing song title and artist name to be displayed on
radios LCD display.
Charging: The IPFMRDS interface automatically charges the battery of
your iPod when connected.
FM Frequency Setting: The frequency selector switch (2 dip-switches)
is located on the side of the interface and is used to set the optimal
transmitting frequency. You can select from the following FM frequencies - 88.7,
93.3, 97.5, and 107.7.
Connections: The Scosche IPFMRDS features on round 8-pin proprietary
port and one rectangular 12-pin proprietary port to connect the supplied iPod
cable and power/ground/antenna harness. The power/ground/antenna harness
consists of a 12-volt constant, 12-volt switch and 12-volt ground lead that will
need to be hardwired to your vehicle's electrical system. This harness also
includes a female motorola jack for connecting your factory antenna and a male
motorola jack for connecting your factory radio. The iPod cable consists of a
proprietary Apple iPod dock connector which plugs into your compatible iPod.
Note: Please check with the Crutchfield Vehicle Selector to see if
antenna adapters are needed to install the IPFMRDS into your vehicle.
Mounting: The IPFMRDS features two integrated mounting flanges to
secure the unit inside your vehicle.
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