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Ok I had the kenwood KDC-MP235 installed and...

I was under the impressions that i could hook up my MP# player to the front aux and the display would show the song info on the front of the display, did the salesman tell me incorrectly? Also, it does not display the song info when I insert a CD.

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  • skinfan72 Feb 21, 2008

    is the adaptor only compatible with Ipods? I have a Phillips MP3 player and would hate to purchase something if it does not work

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The front aux input is only capable of accepting audio signals and definitely won't display any track tags.

If you have an iPod, I think with the KCA-iP500 adapter it will display song info on the front as well as allow control from the Kenwood's controls.

As far as the song info on a CD - it should display if you've got a CD with CDTEXT info on it, or if you're playing an MP3/WMA CD. Most regular audio CDs won't be able to display song info.

Posted on Feb 21, 2008

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    Christopher Renner Feb 21, 2008

    Yes, the adapter mentioned is only compatible with iPods. Your MP3 player would most likely work with a unit that supported direct USB connection, however.

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