USA SPEC Auxiliary Interface
Connect a music player to your 1998-up Toyota factory radio!
Our take on the USA SPEC Auxiliary Interface by Crutchfield's Tim Sprinkle
Enjoy maximum possible sound quality when you play your portable music through your Toyota's factory radio. USA SPEC's innovative DF-TOY adapter lets you connect your portable music player directly to your compatible 1998-up Toyota factory radio. Just plug the adapter cable into your radio's CD changer input, mount the interface box, and you're ready to listen to your tunes.
And the news gets better if you also have another sound source you want to hook up to your Toyota's sound system, the DF-TOY provides a second set of connections for an iPod, satellite radio tuner, or DVD player. You can switch between sources with your factory radio controls. Warranty: 3 years.
Please enter your vehicle information or call a Sales Advisor at 1-888-955-6000 to find out if this adapter is compatible with your vehicle.
What a difference over my cassette adapter! Wish I would have done this sooner. Very easy to install.
What's in the Box:
- Auxiliary interface adapter
- 15.5' CDL-TY cable (has a rectangular 12-pin (11 pins present) female connector on one end and a round 8-pin male connector on the other end)
- 5" CAS-TA cable (has a rectangular 12-pin male connector and rectangular 12-pin female connector on one end and a rectangular 12-pin (11 pins present) male connector on the other end)
- 4 Self-tapping screws
- Owner's Manual
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Compatibility: The DF-TOY allows you to add two auxiliary inputs to the factory radio in select Toyota vehicles. The adapter plugs into the factory system using the supplied cables, avoiding wire splicing and modifications. Since the adapter is controlled by the factory radio, the available controls should be described in the factory manual.
Note: The adapter is not compatible with vehicles that have factory navigation and DVD systems. The adapter takes the place of the CD changer, so you cannot have a CD changer and the adapter connected to your vehicle at the same time.
Mounting: The adapter can be secured to any flat surface using the supplied mounting screws.
Connections: The adapter has two auxiliary inputs (Audio Input 1 and 2) on the left side panel. Each input consists of left and right RCA audio jacks. On the right side panel, the adapter has a round 8-pin jack that interfaces with the supplied CDL-TY cable. The adapter end of the cable has a round 8-pin connector that plugs into the adapter. The opposite end of the cable has a rectangular 12-pin (11 pins present) female connector that plugs into the back of the factory radio. For some newer model vehicles, you will need to plug the CAS-TA cable into the factory radio and then connect the CDL-TY cable to the CAS-TA cable.
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