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Clarion XMD3 Aux problem with IPOD

I have an XMD3, and am attaching an IPOD via the aux in cables. Works fine, except I'm only getting sound out of the right channel front and rear.

Any input will be greatly appreciated.

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  • geoffvt Jul 01, 2008

    There are three sets, black, gray, and red. The black and gray are sub', and the red are aux.

    If you go to the clarion website, and pull the wiring diagram from one of the other marine stereo's, it will get you close enough.

    HTH,

    Mine is just bad, I changed cables and it didn't work. I know several others that work fine.



    http://www.clarion.com/us/en/MungoBlobs/...

  • Anonymous Apr 26, 2009

    Same problem, hooked up and only get sound pit of front spekers from Ipod. Alos sound plays all times not just on auxillary.



    Second if unhooked from IPOD all works like before.

  • Pat b Apr 26, 2009

    I am having the same problem, did anyone figure out how to get it working with all four speakers?

  • unplugged1 May 11, 2010

    I also have an XMD3 and the manual refers to the aux inputs, but the wiring diagram does not show them......what did you connect to???

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KaeZoo
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SOURCE: auxilary RCA inputs have no volume control

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

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SOURCE: mp3 to aux input

Try putting the unit in standby via the "SRC" button FIRST..., then press the menu button and cycle through to the "AUX 1" option and activate this....then press menu button again. When the unit is next switched on, you should have an "AUX" option accessible via the "SRC" button which will cycle through all of the availale modes ....standby-tuner-cd-aux etc etc.

Posted on Nov 04, 2007

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SOURCE: I can't use my ipod.. pressed SCR and only tuner and standby is displayed

Yes i had a very similar problem.

I have the MP-235. I could not edit my clock, my subwoofer settings werent active, and I could not switch to AUX.

If you have these problems, you have to hold down the menu button (bass boost) to enter the menu. then scroll around, turn AUX on, change the clock, etc etc.

You turn demo mode off the same way. Kinda silly how they have it all set up.

Hope that helps anyone in the future. i just wasted 3 hrs with this crap!

Posted on Dec 27, 2007

Eagleeyes
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SOURCE: AUX inputs

http://www.service.pioneer-eur.com/peeservice/instrmanuals.nsf/0/7250595BA2950068C12570EE0049C3FE/$File/XRD7099_DEH-P6800MP.pdf

ok spoken to pioneer technical. page 46 and page 49 see above link for user guide.

let me know how you get on.


Mark
Blue ICE

Posted on Feb 26, 2008

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SOURCE: NO SOUND FROM CLARION XMD3

I have a XMD3 with Sirius on a Larson boat. Had same problem - everything seemed to be fine on unit (everything lit up and CD showed different tracks and time changing), but no sound. I suspected a ground problem and checked wires I could see. Found one speaker wire that had been frayed due to faulty installation. As soon as I wiggled that wire I got sound on all speakers. Not sure why one faulty speaker would kill all sound, but it did for me.

Posted on Jul 08, 2008

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