This product conforms to CEMA cord colors.
Le code de couleur des câbles utilisé pour ce produit est
conforme à 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
lead with insulating tape. Especially, insulate the
connecting the power amp and other units, then
unused speaker leads without fail. There is a possi-
make connections correctly.
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
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 the fuse holder.
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 45 W and
• The black lead is ground. Please ground this lead
impedance of 4 to 8 ohms. Connecting speakers
separately from the ground of high-current prod-
with output and/or impedance values other than
ucts such as power amps.
those noted here may result in the speakers
If you ground the products together and the ground
catching fire, emitting smoke or becoming dam-
becomes detached, there is a risk of damage to the
products or fire.
• When this product's source is switched ON, a con-
trol signal is output through the blue/white lead.
Connect to an external power amp's system remote
• Cords for this product and those for other products
control or the car's Auto-antenna relay control ter-
may be different colors even if they have the same
minal (max. 300 mA 12 V DC). If the car features
function. When connecting this product to another
a glass antenna, connect to the antenna booster
product, refer to the supplied Installation manuals
power supply terminal.
of both products and connect cords that have the
7 When not connecting a rear speaker lead to a Subwoofer
or Non Fading output
Connect the supplied connector
without fail. If connectors other
than the one supplied with this
product are used, there is the
possibility that sounds may mute
IP-BUS input (Blue)
and memorized information
could be erased.
To vehicle (metal) body.
To lighting switch terminal.
To electric terminal controlled
by ignition switch (12 V DC)
To terminal always supplied
with power regardless of
ignition switch position.
If you use a cellular
telephone, connect it via the
Audio Mute lead on the
cellular telephone. If not,
keep the Audio Mute lead
free of any connections.
To system control terminal
of the power amp or
with RCA pin plugs
Auto-antenna relay control
terminal (max. 300 mA
12 V DC).
System remote control
With a 2 speaker
system, connect to
the 2 speakers in
the front or the
Use this for connections
when you have the separately