This product conforms to CEMA cord colors.
Le code de couleur des câbles utilisé pour ce produit est
conforme à CEMA.
Los colores de los cables este producto se conforman
con el código de colores CEMA.
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
• 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
• 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
tape. To protect the wiring, wrap adhesive tape
• To prevent incorrect connection, the input side of
around them where they lie against metal parts.
the IP-BUS connector is blue, and the output side
• Route and secure all wiring so it cannot touch any
is black. Connect the connectors of the same colors
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
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
and tapping into the lead. The current capacity of
the lead will be exceeded, causing overheating.
• 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
the left and right ≠ speaker leads are common.
• 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
If you ground the products together and the ground
those noted here may result in the speakers catch-
ing fire, emitting smoke, or becoming damaged.
becomes detached, there is a risk of damage to the
• When this product's source is switched ON, a con-
products or fire.
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-
same function. When connecting this product to
minal (max. 300 mA 12 V DC). If the car features
another product, refer to the supplied Installation
a glass antenna, connect to the antenna booster
manuals of both products and connect cords that
power supply terminal.
have the same function.
Rear or Subwoofer output
IP-BUS input (Blue)
To terminal always supplied
with power regardless of
ignition switch position.
To electric terminal controlled
by ignition switch (12 V DC)
To lighting switch terminal.
With a 2 speaker system, do not connect
To vehicle (metal) body.
anything to the speaker leads that are not
connected to speakers.
Perform these connections when using a
different amp (sold separately).
Connecting cords with RCA pin plugs
To system control terminal of the power amp or
Auto-antenna relay control terminal (max. 300mA
12 V DC).
System remote control
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
Operation Manual.) The subwoofer output of this unit is monaural.