View Full Version : Ipod connector for Clarion

10-11-2007, 03:04 AM
Where's the best place to get one? I have an "05 X-star with the factory Clarion head unit. Hopefully this unit will accept an I-POD connector.

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10-11-2007, 03:09 AM
Crutchfield.com I think is where mine came from.

10-11-2007, 07:49 AM
Are you looking for rca's or an interface? Ebay!

10-11-2007, 08:37 AM
Crutchfield has all that stuff. The actual model depends on what model head unit you have, and whether you want something cheap and simple like an RCA cable that goes from AUX to earphone, AUX to line-in on the iPod (through the dock connector), or an adapter that actually interfaces with the iPod to allow controlling it from the head unit/remote.

Yellow X9
10-11-2007, 09:15 AM
Your Clarion radio should have an AUX input

10-11-2007, 11:05 AM
I got my interface for my CMD5 from hookedontronics.com. It was $10 less than crutchfield... not a big difference, just a couple extra gallons of gas! http://www.hookedontronics.com/show_product_details.jsp?cid=19267

10-11-2007, 11:13 AM
I am pretty sure you cannot interface the CMD4. You can through the AUX but you cannot control through the deck.

10-11-2007, 11:22 AM
All it needs for head unit control is a CeNet interface, which the CMD4A has.

10-11-2007, 11:47 AM
CMD4A was middle late 06 I believe. My early 06 still has the CMD4.

10-11-2007, 12:56 PM
CMD4A was middle late 06 I believe. My early 06 still has the CMD4.

CMD4 had a CeNET interface too. The appropriate iPod interface adapter for that is the Clarion EA1251B (http://www.crutchfield.com/S-r7fJxe6I6zX/App/Product/Item/Main.aspx?search=ea1251b&i=020EA1251B). IIRC, that adapter works for any CeNET compatible Clarion head unit after 2001.

10-11-2007, 01:14 PM
AFAIK, the EA1276B iPod interface that Sodar mentions above is no longer available. HookedonTronics, at the link he specifies above says it's "temporarily out of stock" and Crutchfield reports it as "no longer available (http://www.crutchfield.com/S-ZGL6cA6BK6j/App/Product/Item/Main.aspx?I=020ea1276b&search=1276)".