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Sony XA-120IP Open Box

(Open Box) iPod interface adapter for Select 2005 - Newer Sony Head Units

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If you have a Sony head unit made in 2005 or later with a Sony BUS connection, then you are in luck. Now you have a low cost, high quality option for connecting your iPod to the unit. The XA-120IP by Sony simply acts as a middle-man between your iPod and your head unit. Now enjoy all the music from your iPod in your car!

Product Features:

  • iPod interface adapter
  • Developed for select 2005 and newer Sony head units with a Sony BUS connection
  • Controls IPOD from the car audio through Sony BUS
  • Display music information on the car audio unit
  • Can scroll up to 24 characters
  • Charges your iPod while it is connected
  • Plug and play
  • Will not charge the iPhone 3G, iPod nano 4th generation and the iPod touch 2nd generation without the Scosche PassPORT
  • Power requirement: DC 12V and a negative ground
  • Dimensions: 3-3/4"L x 3"W x 1-3/16"H
  • 1-year warranty

Adapter Specifications

iPod Car Adapter Type
These are the types of stereos that the iPod connection cable will be compatible with. Some are designed to work with factory/OEM radios, while others are for use with aftermarket stereos.
Aftermarket Stereos
Compatible Brands
This is the manufacturer(s) that the item is compatible with. Unless it is universal, usually the item will only be compatible with the same manufacturer.

For example, a JVC Bluetooth adapter will only work with JVC units. A Pioneer iPod adapter will only work with Pioneer head units.

Provides a Charge
This means that the cable will provide a charge to the iPod or iPhone while it is connected. On some cables that provide a charge, a power and ground connection will be required.
Allows Audio Playback
This means that the connection cable will allow audio to be transferred from the iPod to the head unit.
Allows Video Playback
This means that the connection cable will allow video to be transferred from the iPod to the head unit.
Cable Connection Port
This is how the cable connects to the aftermarket receiver. Some units use a USB connection, while other use the manufacturer specific port.
BUS and RCA Audio Composite Cables
Compatible Apple Devices
This list refers to the Apple devices that the product is compatible with.

Some Car stereos are compatible with iPods and/or iPhones. If the headunit can connect to an iPod or iPhone via USB or iPod connection cable, these listed iPods are compatible. This list does not apply if the iPod is being connected through the 3.5mm mini-jack plug. Newer iPods are usually compatible if the appropriate adapters are purchased and used.

Any iPods/iPhones released after the release date of this product have not been checked by the manufacturer and/or Sonic Electronix for compatibility. We therefore cannot guarantee their compatibilities or incompatibilities, including, but not limited to: playback, video, charging, and response time.

4G iPod (20 & 40GB)
5G iPod Video (30, 60, & 80GB)
iPod Classic (120GB)
iPod Classic (80 &160GB)
iPod Mini (4 & 6GB)
iPod Nano 1st Generation (1, 2, & 4GB)
iPod Nano 2nd Generation (4 & 8GB)
iPod Nano 3rd Generation (4 & 8GB)
iPod Nano 4th Generation (8 & 16GB)
iPod Touch 1st Generation (8, 16 & 32GB)
iPod Touch 2nd Generation (8, 16 & 32GB)
3G iPod (10, 15, 20, 30 & 40GB)

Charging Adapters

iPod Charging Adapter Required
Some Apple iPods require a charging adapter be used for the unit to fully function with the iPod.

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Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
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Warning: The image depicted shows the resistance change when wiring multiple subwoofer terminals. Please refer to your subwoofer's owner's manual for the proper wiring of its terminals. Sonic Electronix, Inc. is not responsible for damage caused to your audio system or vehicle due to improper installation. Please call tech support at 1-877-289-7664 if you require additional assistance.

Product Name: Sony XA-120IP Open Box