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Alpine Ipod/Stereo Error 1 message

My Alpine cda-9847R stereo keeps displaying 'Error 01' when plugging the ipod in. It plays the song for about 20 seconds then the ipod reverts back to the menu screen and the stereo displays the error message. The only way to clear it is the hold the reset button in on the stereo, which usually works for about a day or so. Any ideas??? i have brand new alpine 9885 with a brand new nano 4g cant listen to 5 songs in a row without getting error 01 message and it will search forever before working again ive reset the ipod and head unit muliple times but have also left it alone for periods of time hoping it would work itself out.

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  • Anonymous Jan 27, 2008

    Frustrating, to say the least.

    I'm going to try updating iTunes and iPod.

  • Anonymous Jul 28, 2008

    Can't play U2 iPod for longer than a few songs before it stops and get an Error 101 message. If I unplug the iPod and restart it, it will usually play music again. I have always kept the iPod up to date and reformatted it about two weeks ago, to no avail. I have to do this everyday.

  • acemerald Aug 23, 2008

    me too, i cant figure it out, i just keep resetting the ipod/stereo and plugging/replugging them in, and it eventually works

  • Rulexmx Oct 09, 2008

    Same issue, 4th den 40 gb ipod, 1st gen. iPhone works fine

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2009

    After getting the error a few times and then it working again, now when I plug in the iPod it just keeps "searching" and the menu on the iPod does not switch over to the alpine screen..



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SOURCE: Alpine Ipod/Stereo Error 1 message

Sorry but the ipod should never "die" when it's plugged in. I own this system and have encountered the same problem. The ipod should be continuously charging if plugged in, therefore it should never run out of juice.
Things I've been told to do f rom Alpine themselves:
-Get latest version of ipod software from itunes
-Plug ipod back into unit (via cord) with car turned off
-hold the center button and play button until ipod resets itself
-take off alpine face
-press the little button behind face to reset unit
I have done this with some success. The problem returned once in a while, however, for some reason after doing the process listed again a few months back, I've not had the error.

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SOURCE: how do you hook an ipod up to the CDA-9885 Alpine

Hello billybob3491,

The best way would be to add the Alpine optional proprietary iPod connection cable. This will give you full control of the iPod from the radio. Your CDA-9885 uses the KCE-422i optional cable.

The cheapest way (with lower quality audio) would be to use a generic FM modulator with a mini-jack input. The Scosche FMMOD01 shown here is sold in numerous stores from $17 - $50. Another downside with this method is that you have no control of the iPod from your head unit. But, hey! It works.

Hope this helps.

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you can try removing the faceplate and cleaning the copper contacts with a pencil eraser. This might help

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