Question about Alpine CDA-7892 CD Player
I just connected a cable to the RCA input jacks on my alpine so I can direct connect my iPod. Once I remembered how to turn the auxilary inputs on, I found that it produced a steady volume output that I cannot change using the alpine volume control, nor the iPod volume control. the connection cable for the iPod has the left and right RCA jack's on the end for connection to the stereo and the iPod dock connector on the iPod end, so I am NOT plugged into the iPod via the headphone jack. Is there a way to change the output volume level when your input is received via the aux input jacks? Also, if I leave the iPod playing and change source back to the radio, I can still hear my iPod playing in the background. Is this normal? I would assume that I would only hear the aux item when I have the source switched to AUX.
Your problem stems from the fact that the CDA-7892 is not equipped with an RCA aux-input jack. If you're plugged into RCA connectors at the back of the head unit, they're outputs, not inputs. The sound you hear is just feeding back through the outputs and into the head unit's amplifier. If you want to play your iPod through this head unit, you need to purchase either the auxiliary input adapter (KCA-121B) or iPod adapter (KCA-420i).
Posted on Mar 15, 2007
This is a easy one. You're not tapped into input jacks, those are output jacks for a external amp. If you're adept at soldering its possible to interrupt the stereo L&R that is fed to the volume control on the head unit (with a double throw switch for example, or the interrupt contacts on a female mini stereo plug) and let the iPod feed into that point.. The head unit tone and volume controls should work just as though the audio was coming from the head unit tuner. Sometimes tone controls are wired ahead of the volume control so the proper place to interrupt and inject audio would then be into the input of the tone controls rather than into the volume control wired downstream.
Posted on Oct 05, 2013
Yeah, I did that too, thinking the rca jacks in the back of the deck would work. However, I did purchase the "aio-net" adapter from best buy (not alpine, but an aftermarket) and connected my dvd player to the rca jacks. I am having the same problem as I did before--no volume control at the deck. any ideas? I tried to change all the settings on the deck. The deck recognizes the "aux" device and the sound comes through the deck, but at a much too low volume. anyone?? anyone at all?
Posted on Sep 27, 2007
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
Here's a link to this great service
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Aug 10, 2011 | Kenwood Audio Players & Recorders
May 08, 2011 | Marantz Audio Players & Recorders
Mar 13, 2011 | Pioneer VSX-D409
Mar 12, 2011 | Sony STR-DE310
Jan 04, 2011 | Audio Players & Recorders
May 01, 2010 | Clarion XMD3
Aug 01, 2009 | Audio Players & Recorders
Jul 05, 2009 | Alpine CDA-9827 CD Player
Feb 14, 2008 | Denon AVR-485 Receiver
1,523 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: