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2011 Multimedia Source Unit (NX501, NZ501)

All various iPods / iPhone / iPad calls themselves "iPod" as follows.

Caution on connection

  • CA723 or CCA748 is required for playback of video contents.
  • To use simple control mode with iPod nano 1G and iPod 5G, it is necessary to first connect to iPod using optional Connection Cable for iPod, then set Analog / Digital switch to Analog.
  • The iPod connection is normal except when "This accessory is not the most adapted ", or "Please confirm the iPod" is displayed.
  • It may deviate when using iPod cover.
  • Video cannot be displayed when unit is set in Simple control mode.
  • Please reconnect your iPod to improve the situation when the display of navigation/audio unit is frozen.
  • Apple products that have Lightning connector(e.g. iPhone5) is not able to play video because of having no video output.

Y : Available

N : Unavailable

Other Cautions

  • Simple Control Mode is available for 2011 year Multimedia and Source units, except for VX401 and VZ401.
  • PICTURE function is not available for all models.
  • It can play AudioBook files, but cannot adjust the reading speed.
  • It will continue playing from the point when stopped, if you turn ACC off when playing video.
  • It will display "*" in audio production or garble character in navigation productions if the character is not available to be displayed.
  • It does not support iPod Shuffle. (iPod control function)

How to deal when unstable

The compatibility with iPod is dependent on iPod software. It may cause it to be unstable by setting/software version of the iPod, or connection when playing a large file.

Please try the following ways when it is unstable.

1. Please confirm if the file can be played normally on the iPod with it disconnected.
2. Start the iPod playing (or pause state) the file with it disconnected. Please confirm if it goes on playing normally on the iPod after it's connected.
3. If it is still unstable, please reset the iPod a few times before connecting it to the source unit. Or you may need Turn ACC off and ON.

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