Radio Replacement Interface (for Mazda): The PAC RadioPRO 4
Radio Replacement Interface (RP4-MZ11) allows the replacement of the original
factory radio in select Mazda vehicles with an upgraded aftermarket head unit.
It has been engineered to interface seamlessly with the automobile's computer
data bus system, as well as retain important safety and convenience features;
- Factory amplified audio system (including Bose)
- Steering wheel controls (SWC)
- Factory message display
- Rear seat entertainment (RSE)
- Navigation based outputs (including vehicle speed sensor, parking brake,
- Accessory 12-volt output
- Warning chimes
Note: Premium factory amplified systems fader must be adjusted
through the RP interface.
Vehicle Compatibility: The RadioPRO 4 (RP4-MZ11) is
compatible with select 2006-2013 Mazda vehicles with factory CAN databus radios.
Compatible vehicles as of 3/12/2013 include:
|Make ||Model ||Year |
| M |
|2 Series ||2011-2012 |
|3 Series ||2008-2012 |
|5 Series ||2010-2012 |
|6 Series ||2009-2012 |
|CX-5 ||2013 |
|CX-7 ||2007-2012 |
|CX-9 ||2007-2012 |
|MX-5 Miata ||2006-2012 |
|RX8 ||2009-2011 |
- If using this interface in a Mazda CX-5, all vehicle settings must
be finalized before removing the factory radio.
- The following vehicles (RX-8, 2007-2009 CX-9 w/non-nav radio, Miata)
will not provide a VSS signal as this information is not on the data
- The following vehicles (RX8, 2007-2009 CX7, 2010 Mazda 5/Miata) will
not provide a reverse output as this information is not on the data bus.
- The following vehicles (RX-8, Miata) will not provide a parking
brake output as this information is not on the data bus.
- The following vehicles (2007-2009 CX-9, 2007-2009 CX-7) have a speed
based parking brake wire that will provide a negative trigger until the
vehicle is going at least 4 mph.
SWC Compatible: The interface comes pre-programmed for all
of the vehicle's factory SWC functions and does not require programming, unless
you wish to re-assign the SWC functions to different buttons. The SWC functions
can be easily programmed; see control settings and functions below. The
interface retains programming even if your vehicle's battery is disconnected.
Position ||1 ||2 ||3 ||4 ||5 || 7 |
|Radio ||Alpine ||JVC ||Kenwood ||Clarion ||Valor ||Dual ||Pioneer ||Sony |
| Control Functions ||Volume +/- ||Volume +/- ||Volume +/- ||Volume +/- ||Volume +/- ||Volume +/- ||Volume +/- ||Volume +/- |
|Mute ||Mute ||Mute ||Mute ||Mute ||Mute ||Mute ||Mute |
|Source ||Source ||Source ||Source ||Source ||Source ||Source ||Source |
|Preset +/- ||Track +/- ||Play ||Search +/- ||Track +/- ||Preset +/- ||Preset +/- ||Preset +/- |
|Track +/- ||Band/Disc + ||Track +/- ||Band ||Cursor up/down ||Track +/- ||Track +/- ||Track +/- |
|Power ||Preset/Disc - ||Disc/FM + ||Send ||OK ||Band ||Band ||Band |
|Play/Enter ||Select ||Disc/AM - ||End ||*** ||*** ||Phone Menu ||*** |
|Band/Program ||Attenuation ||Answer ||*** ||*** ||*** ||Answer Call ||*** |
|Receive (phone) ||Phone Receive/Reject ||*** ||*** ||*** ||*** ||End Call ||*** |
|End ||Voice Dial ||*** ||*** ||*** ||*** ||Voice Activation ||*** |
|*** ||Power ||*** ||*** ||*** ||*** ||*** ||*** |
Note: The SWC harness contains a Blue/Yellow wire and a
3.5mm connector. You will only use one of the connectors, based on your type
of aftermarket radio. The Blue/Yellow wire supports Kenwood, Newer JVC, OEM
and Blaupunkt radios. The 3.5mm jack supports Alpine, Jensen, Older JVC, Clarion,
Pioneer, Sony, Valor, and Dual radios. Not compatible with Soundstream head units.
OEM LCD Compatible: The PAC RadioPRO 4 Interface (RP4-MZ11) retains
the vehicle's OEM LCD, so you can still access your vehicle settings. To access
the vehicle setting menu, press and hold the Mode button on the SWC until "Setup
Menu" is displayed on the LCD screen. Use the Arrow Down on the SWC to scroll
through the options. Once the option you wish to select is displayed, press the
Mode button on the SWC to advance to the next step.
- Change Text: Allows you to enter custom text for the LCD screen's
default display. Once this is selected, you can use the Volume Up & Down
buttons to select the character position and the Arrow Up & Down buttons to
select the character. Once you have set your custom text, do not press any
buttons for 8 seconds and the programming function will time out and return
to the default display.
- Set Clock: Allows you to set the clock on the LCD screen. Once
this is selected you can use the Arrow Down button on the SWC to choose a
clock set mode. Once your mode is displayed, press the Mode button on the
SWC to select. Follow the instructions on the LCD screen to set the clock.
- Display Info: Allows you to change vehicle info display such as MPG,
miles to empty, etc. Once this is selected, follow the instructions on the
LCD screen to change the vehicle info display. Once on the desired display,
do not press any buttons for 8 seconds and the programming function will
time out and return to the default display.
- User Options: Allows you to turn off SWC text or reset options to
default. SWC text shows you on the LCD screen which button you are pressing
on the SWC. Resetting options to default will set the custom text back to
audio and if equipped, set the Bose amp settings back to zero. Once this is
selected you can use the Arrow Down & Up buttons on the SWC to scroll
between SWC Text or Reset. To select either of these press the Mode button.
Follow the instructions on the LCD screen for each individual selection.
- Amp Settings: Allows you to turn Center Point off/on (when
available). Allows you to adjust Center Point gain, fader and amp gain, This
feature will only be seen on 2007+ CX-7 & CX-9.
- Exit: Allows you to exit the menu and return to the default
Rear Seat Entertainment: The RP4-MZ11 will allow the original factory
DVD player and rear screen to function independently from the newly installed
aftermarket radio. A/V will be passed from the factory DVD player to the
rear screen and audio can be heard through the headphones. A/V cannot be passed
from the factory DVD player to the aftermarket head unit.
Radio Select Switch: The radio select rotary switch on the
side of the interface must be adjusted to the proper radio setting before
plugging the interface into the vehicle.
|# Dial ||Radio
|1 ||Alpine |
|2 ||JVC |
|3 ||Kenwood |
|4 ||Clarion |
|5 ||Valor |
|6 ||OEM |
|7 ||Dual, Pioneer, Sony |
| 8 ||Blaupunkt |
Wiring Connection Chart:
| Wiring Harness |
Color ||Function |
|Yellow ||+12V Battery |
|Red ||Accessory Output
|Black ||Ground |
|Orange/white ||Illumination |
|Orange/white ||Illumination |
|Blue/white ||Amp Turn On
Antenna/2nd SWC Out |
|Green/white ||2nd SWC Input |
|Green ||Reverse Output
Red/White ||Parking Brake
Output (-) |
Purple/white ||VSS Output |
RCA ||Left Front
|Grey RCA ||Right Front
RCA ||Left Rear
RCA ||Right Rear
Firmware Updates: The RP4-MZ11 can be updated with new firmware as it
becomes available using the PAC-UP interface updater (sold seperatly). Please
www.pac-audio.com/firmware for available updates.
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