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Ipod Connection through RCA Cable

I recently purchased the cable that plugs into the back of unit into the CD Changer interface, that converts it into RCA Inputs. Well I plug in my ipod cable and attempt to play, then cd source on headunit to "M-CD" but nothing plays. What am I doing wrong.

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Re: Ipod Connection through RCA Cable

Actually, what I think gbaity is doing is utilizing his IP(Interactive Pioneer)-Bus port in the back of the DEH-P3000, which is an input port designed to allow the deck to use an external multi-disk CD changer. All you need is the CD changer, then change the input source from your deck to "M-CD". There are folks on eBay and other places that sell a cable that pluggs into that very same port. They are designed to allow the unit to accept input through the IP-Bus from an ipod or just about any low-level input that you can pass through the RCA jacks. I have the same deck, and also just purchased an ipod cable for the IP-Bus, and it also does not work. I have been told that I need to switch the "M-CD" input source to "AUX" as the input, but I do not know how to do that. pressing the input source button only displays "CD", "M-CD", and "FM/AM". Does anyone know how to add "AUX" to the choices or otherwise show us how to make these cables work? Thanks - TomR

Posted on Sep 23, 2007

Re: Ipod Connection through RCA Cable

Buy the adaptor then change to rca and like the other guy said turn on the aux. I am doing the same thing but now I have a problem with feedback or something. Now I get a constant hum from the speakers when at low volumes and then the subs will play but then go crazy and I feel like they are going to blow. What do I do to get rid of the hum and keep the speakers from just getting real loud for no reason?

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Re: Ipod Connection through RCA Cable

Go here for a manual for your cd player,,2076_310070337_32846,00.html I have a sneaking suspicion that your cd player only has rca audio OUTPUTS. they output low voltage sound for hooking up a amp,etc.. most of the older pioneers do not have rca INputs to hookp an ipod etc.. you will either have to use a different deck with rca inputs or use a fm modulator unfortunately..

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