Connecting the Units
• This unit is for vehicles with a 12-volt battery and
• When an external power amp is being used with
negative grounding. Before installing it in a recre-
this system, be sure not to connect the blue/white
ational vehicle, truck or bus, check the battery
lead to the amp's power terminal. Likewise, do not
connect the blue/white lead to the power terminal
Connecting cords with RCA pin plugs
• To avoid shorts in the electrical system, be sure to
of the auto-antenna. Such connection could cause
disconnect the ≠ battery cable before beginning
excessive current drain and malfunction.
• To avoid short-circuiting, cover the disconnected
Rear or Subwoofer output
• Refer to the owner's manual for details on con-
lead with insulating tape. Especially, insulate the
necting the power amp and other units, then make
unused speaker leads without fail. There is a possi-
bility of short-circuiting if the leads are not insulat-
• Secure the wiring with cable clamps or adhesive
To system control terminal of the power amp or
tape. To protect the wiring, wrap adhesive tape
• To prevent incorrect connection, the input side of
Auto-antenna relay control terminal (max. 300mA
around them where they lie against metal parts.
the IP-BUS connector is blue, and the output side
12 V DC).
• Route and secure all wiring so it cannot touch any
is black. Connect the connectors of the same colors
System remote control
moving parts, such as the gear shift, handbrake and
seat rails. Do not route wiring in places that get
• If this unit is installed in a vehicle that does not
IP-BUS input (Blue)
hot, such as near the heater outlet. If the insulation
have an ACC (accessory) position on the ignition
of the wiring melts or gets torn, there is a danger of
switch, the red lead of the unit should be connected
the wiring short-circuiting to the vehicle body.
to a terminal coupled with ignition switch ON/OFF
• Don't pass the yellow lead through a hole into the
operations. If this is not done, the vehicle battery
engine compartment to connect to the battery. This
may be drained when you are away from the vehi-
will damage the lead insulation and cause a very
cle for several hours. (Fig. 1)
• Do not shorten any leads. If you do, the protection
circuit may fail to work when it should.
• Never feed power to other equipment by cutting
the insulation of the power supply lead of the unit
To terminal always supplied
and tapping into the lead. The current capacity of
with power regardless of
the lead will be exceeded, causing overheating.
ignition switch position.
• When replacing fuse, be sure to use only fuse of
the rating prescribed on this unit.
No ACC position
• Since a unique BPTL circuit is employed, never
wire so the speaker leads are directly grounded or
To electric terminal controlled
the left and right ≠ speaker leads are common.
by ignition switch (12 V DC)
• Speakers connected to this unit must be high-
power types with minimum rating of 50 W and
• The black lead is ground. Please ground this lead
separately from the ground of high-current prod-
impedance of 4 to 8 ohms. Connecting speakers
ucts such as power amps.
with output and/or impedance values other than
This product conforms to CEMA cord colors.
If you ground the products together and the ground
those noted here may result in the speakers catch-
Le code de couleur des câbles utilisé pour ce produit est
ing fire, emitting smoke, or becoming damaged.
becomes detached, there is a risk of damage to the
To lighting switch terminal.
• When this product's source is switched ON, a con-
products or fire.
conforme à CEMA.
trol signal is output through the blue/white lead.
• Cords for this product and those for other prod-
Connect to an external power amp's system remote
ucts may be different colors even if they have the
control or the car's Auto-antenna relay control ter-
With a 2 speaker system, do not connect
To vehicle (metal) body.
same function. When connecting this product to
minal (max. 300 mA 12 V DC). If the car features
anything to the speaker leads that are not
another product, refer to the supplied Installation
a glass antenna, connect to the antenna booster
connected to speakers.
manuals of both products and connect cords that
power supply terminal.
have the same function.
When a subwoofer is connected to this unit instead of a rear speaker,
change the rear output setting in the Initial Setting. (Refer to the
Perform these connections when using a
Operation Manual.) The subwoofer output of this unit is monaural.
different amp (sold separately).