Go Back   TeamTalk > Maintenance Tips, How-tos and Refurbishing Topics > Audio/Stereo

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 07-17-2012, 08:45 PM
Kdmann64 Kdmann64 is offline
TT Regular
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Boat: 2003 Mastercraft x2
Location: Southeast
Posts: 68
Clarion remote work with kenwood head unit

When I bought the. Ot it had a newer kenwood head unit, but by the dash at the captains chair there is a clarion wired remote, it is not hooked up and I don't know where the wire is but if it will work I will try to track it down. Anyone know?
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 07-18-2012, 12:02 AM
tr6coug's Avatar
tr6coug tr6coug is offline
MC Fanatic
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Boat: Mastercraft 2007 X2 MCX
Location: OR
Posts: 608
Sorry, the Clarion remote will not work with a Kenwood. The radio end of the clarion cable is a 6-pin DIN circular plug about .5" diameter.
__________________
'07 Navy Blue X2 MCX
http://www.wakeblaster.com/
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07-18-2012, 11:20 AM
EarmarkMarine's Avatar
EarmarkMarine EarmarkMarine is offline
MC Fanatic
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Boat: TBD
Location: Dallas, TX
Posts: 518
The pulse codes are entirely different. Older Clarions were not compatible with typical IR codes so even a learning adapter wouldn't help. Other than Clarion, most hardwired remotes tap into the same infrared board. No hope.

David
Earmark Marine
__________________
Earmark Marine
www.earmarkmarine.com
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 07-18-2012, 12:34 PM
swatguy's Avatar
swatguy swatguy is offline
MC Devotee
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Boat: 2000 X-star
Location: Midwest, Chicago
Posts: 1,705
Def will not work. Depending on the kenwood unit, Kenwood makes wired remotes that you can use if you head unit is compatible.
__________________
2000 X-Star, 3000lbs ballast, LTR 330, Acme 1235 14.5X14.25prop.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 07-18-2012, 03:57 PM
Kdmann64 Kdmann64 is offline
TT Regular
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Boat: 2003 Mastercraft x2
Location: Southeast
Posts: 68
Thanks guys just thought I'd ask y'all saved me the time from chasing down the wire and finding out he hard way that it wouldn't work
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 07-19-2012, 11:02 PM
AZX9's Avatar
AZX9 AZX9 is offline
TT Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Boat: 2003 Mastercraft X9, MXC 350
Location: Phoenix,Az / Az West Coast
Posts: 352
When I was searching for a head unit I had the remote in mind. I could not find one to fit in the same size hole except a clarion. I went back to a clarion because of that issue. Gotta have a remote.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 07-20-2012, 01:33 AM
tr6coug's Avatar
tr6coug tr6coug is offline
MC Fanatic
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Boat: Mastercraft 2007 X2 MCX
Location: OR
Posts: 608
If you are interested in replacing a single DIN size Kenwood, you could install a Clarion M475 which is the same size and would be compatible with the older clarion remote.
__________________
'07 Navy Blue X2 MCX
http://www.wakeblaster.com/
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 07-21-2012, 08:50 AM
kycat2007's Avatar
kycat2007 kycat2007 is offline
MC Devotee
 
Join Date: May 2006
Boat: 2004 Mastercraft X2
Location: Mt Washington, KY
Posts: 1,131
I think Alpine has remotes for there units. $175 for the first and $150 for additional ones. Alpine head unit around $159 with Bluetooth
__________________
I don't know! I don't know why I did it, I don't know why I enjoyed it, and I don't know why I'll do it again!
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 07-23-2012, 02:59 PM
bajabrad bajabrad is offline
TT Newbie
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Boat: 2000 19 ft
Location: South
Posts: 2
I just installed a Clarion M502 with bluetooth in my 2001. I had to get a special adapter that goes from my old remote to the new stereo. Clarion does'nt make the adapter cable anymore but I did find them on E-Bay. Everything seems to be working just fine and I only spent $59 on the adapter cable and did not have to rewire my boat.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 07-23-2012, 03:03 PM
bajabrad bajabrad is offline
TT Newbie
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Boat: 2000 19 ft
Location: South
Posts: 2
Almost forgot. Here is the part number--ccumra1
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:51 PM.