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P.I.E. iPod® Cable for Kenwood
Sends audio/video from your iPod or iPhone™ to your USB-equipped Kenwood DVD receiver
Our take on the P.I.E. iPod® Cable for Kenwood by Crutchfield's Zak Billmeier
The KNW/USB-AV2 connecting cable from Precision Interface Electronics gives you high-speed access to the music and video on your video iPod or iPhone through your compatible Kenwood DVD receiver. One end of the cable plugs into your iPod's dock connector. The other end includes a USB cable, a miniplug audio cable, and a miniplug video cable, all of which connect to your Kenwood stereo's inputs.
The USB cable handles the control and charging of your iPod or iPhone, so you can navigate through your music files with the Kenwood's controls and view song info on its display. The miniplug connectors transfer the music and video from your iPod to the stereo's audio and video inputs. Music and video images travel to your stereo as analog signals, so you can even play the Digital Rights-protected files stored on your iPod. Warranty: 1 year.
Note: Be sure to check "Details" for specific Kenwood receiver and iPod model compatibility with this adapter.
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Features and Specs
|Adapter Type||iPod A/V in w/ iPod control|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
Overview: The PIE KNW/USB-AV2 interface cable allows you to connect select iPods to a compatible Kenwood multimedia head unit with USB capability that also features an audio/video minijack input for audio/video playback. The interface cable enables your compatible Kenwood head unit to control, display, and charge the iPod while connected, as well as enable high-speed data communication. You will be able to play audio files as well as view video and still image files on your Kenwood Multimedia head unit's screen from your iPod.
Kenwood head unit Compatibility: The PIE KNW/USB-AV2 interface is compatible with the following Kenwood multimedia and navigation head units that are equipped with a USB port and audio/video minijack input.
- DNX Series: 7100, 7200
- DDX Series: 7019, 7029, 8019, 8029, 8039,
- KVT Series: 719DVD, 729DVD, 739DVD, 819DVD, 829DVD
- KOS Series: V500, V1000
iPod Compatibility: The PIE KNW/USB-AV2 interface cable is "Made for iPod" compatible and supports the following iPod model features when connected to a compatible Kenwood multimedia or navigation head unit (as of 5/14/2013):
|iPod/iPhone||Generation||Tested Version||Media Type||Control Type||Display Type||Charge|
|Audio||Video||Head Unit||iPod/iPhone||Song/Artist 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 available.
Connection: The KNW/USB-AV2 interface cable features a proprietary Apple iPod connector on one end that plugs into the dock connector of your iPod. The interface cable features a USB type-A connector, a stereo audio 3.5mm minijack plug and a 3.5mm video minijack plug on the other end that plugs into the corresponding inputs on your compatible Kenwood multimedia head unit.
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