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Ipod classic I just put in avic-d3 and ipod classic. Video will not work on with these 6th gen ipods. Is there a fix for this?

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Re: ipod classic

This is a painful, but functional way to get Ipod Classic video on your D3. If you plug in apple's proprietary av cable and start a movie (in video out mode), you can then unplug the proprietary cable and plug it into your pioneer ipod cable. If your movies in the ipod are put together as "gapless albums" (a setting in the context menu under "info" in Itunes), it will continue to play one video after another without having to plug in the apple av cable again. Occasionally the ipod will "forget" and allow you to go from one video to another. The controls on the d3 are limited to play, pause, back, and forward, but works. Good luck!

Posted on May 03, 2009

Re: ipod classic

How do you find the firm ware for mac and then download it?

Posted on Sep 26, 2008

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I have them same setup... I have an 80GB classic with the same version software that it came with... My ipod is connected with the pioneer direct control cable and works fine for Audio and the sound for video play back but no image...

The solution is for pioneer to make a new direct cable that allow video playback .. (it requires a new license from apple) and new fireware inside the new cable... same as the one that comes in new ipod composite A/V cable...

After some research and some common electronics knowledge... this is what I am going to do to make this work for now that both pioneer and apple suck!...

you can use the composite A/V cable connected to the input on AVIC -D3... and use the ipod as an Aux input.. ofcourse you wont have the nice control from your AVIC from ipod menu but you have to use the ipod for full control... wut sucks about this method is that you have to switch between the pioneer direct cable and composite A/V cable eveytime you want to watch video or lesson to music... Bull shit!! .. and just wait till pioneer comes with the new cable...

Posted on Feb 23, 2008

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does the roll back of firmware really work?
I tried it but still no video.....
Regards, Frank Huybregts

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You have to roll back the firmware to 1.0.2 in order to get video its the only thing i have been able to find that works and i have been searching for a long time

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