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PAC SWI-RC

Steering Wheel Control Interface for Alpine, JVC, Clarion, Kenwood, Pioneer, Sony Radios and More

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Product Features
  • Steering Wheel Control Interface
  • For Alpine, JVC, Clarion, Kenwood, Pioneer, Sony, Valor, OEM, Boyo, Dual, Visteon, Advent & Blaupunkt Radios
  • Control functions such as volume, mode and track
  • Radios must be equipped with a wired remote control input
  • Retains steering wheel control functions when replacing the factory radio
  • Retains programming even if the vehicle's battery is disconnected
  • Authorized Internet Dealer
  • 1-year Manufacturer's warranty
Compatibility
  • Alpine:
    • CDA-9851, CDA-9853, CDA-9855, CDA-9857, CDA-9883, CDA-9885, CDA-9887, CVA-1004, DVA-9861, DVA-9965, IDA-X001, IVA-D105, IVA-D310, IVA-D900, IVA-D901, IVA-W200, IVA-W205
  • Kenwood:
    • DDX-6019, DDX-7017, DDX-7019, DDX-7100, DDX-8017, DDX-8019, DNX-7100, DPX-701, KDC-X590, KDC-X591, KDC-X790, KDC-X791, KDC-X890, KDC-X891, KDC-X991, KOS-V1000, KOS-V500, KVT-617DVD, KVT-717DVD, KVT-719DVD, KVT-817DVD, KVT-819DVD, KVT-M707
  • JVC:
    • KD-ADV38-AV, KD-ADV5380-AV, KD-APD38, KD-APD58, KD-AR270, KD-AR370, KD-AR470, KD-AR480, KD-AR5500, KD-AR7500, KD-AR770, KD-AR780, KD-AR8500, KD-AR870, KD-AR880, KD-ARV6270, KD-AV7010, KD-AVX1, KD-AVX11-AV, KD-AVX2, KD-AVX33-AV, KD-BT1, KD-LHX550, KD-NX5000, KD-SHX750, KD-SHX850, KW-AVW706, KW-AVX800-AV, KW-XG500, KW-XG700
  • Clarion:
    • DXZ275MP, DXZ375MP, DXZ475MP, DXZ575USB, DXZ675USB, DXZ775USB, VRX375USB, VRX575USB, VRX775VD
  • Pioneer:
    • AVIC-D1, AVIC-D2, AVIC-D3, AVIC-N2, AVIC-N3, AVIC-Z2, AVIC-ZI, DEH-2700, DEH-760MP, DEH-780MP, DEH-8MP, DEH-P2600, DEH-P2900MP, DEH-P3700MP,DEH-P3800MP, DEH-P3900MP, DEH-P390MP, DEH-P4600MP, DEH-P460MP, DEH-P4700MP, DEH-P4800MP, DEH-P480MP, DEH-P4900iB, DEH-P490iB, DEH-P560MP, DEH-P5800MP, DEH-P580MP, DEH-P5900iB, DEH-P590iB, DEH-P6600, DEH-P6700MP, DEH-P670MP, DEH-P6800MP, DEH-P680MP, DEH-P6900UB, DEH-P690UB, DEH-P7700MP, DEH-P770MP, DEH-P7800BT, DEH-P7800MP, DEH-P790BT, DEH-P80MP, DEH-P8600MP, DEH-P860MP, DEH-P880MP, DEH-P880RPS, DEH-P8MP, DEH-P9600MP, DEH-P960MP, DEH-P9800BT, DEH-P980BT, FHP-5000MP
  • Sony:
    • CDX-710, CDX-7810, CDX-7815X, CDX-8810, CDX-C90, CDX-C910, CDX-CA680X, CDX-CT805DX, CDX-F5000, CDX-F5005X, CDX-F50M, CDX-F5500, CDX-F5505X, CDX-F5510, CDX-F5700, CDX-F5705X, CDX-F5710, CDX-F605X, CDX-F7000, CDX-F7005X, CDX-F7700, CDX-F7705X, CDX-F7710, CDX-F7715X, CDX-GT300, CDX-GT310, CDX-GT400,CDX-GT450, CDX-GT500, CDX-GT510, CDX-GT705DX, CDX-GT805DX, CDX-GT81UW, CDX-HS70MV, CDX-M7815X, CDX-M8800, CDX-M8805X, CDX-M8815X, CDX-M9900, CDX-M9905X, CDX-MP70, CDX-R30M, CDX-R5515X, CDX-R5715X, CDX-RA700, MDX-F5800, MEX-1GP, MEX-BT5000, WX-4500X, XAV-7W,XR-CA650X, XR-F5100
  • Jensen:
    • MP6113, MP6213, VM8013, VM8013HD, VM8023, VM9022HD, VM9022HDN, VM9212N, VM9312HD, VM9512HD
  • Dual:
    • XDM6350, XDM7615, XDMA6415, XHD7714, XHD7720
  • Advent:
    • AMM10N, AMM12HDN, AMM12N
  • Visteon:
    • VNMC-1000

Steering Wheel Control Specifications

Aftermarket Receiver Compatibility
These are the brands of aftermarket receivers that the unit is capable of working with.
Blaupunkt
Clarion
Dual
Jensen
JVC
Kenwood
Pioneer
Sony
Vehicle Manufacturer Compatibility
These are the vehicle manufacturer's that the item is compatible with. Although a manufacturer might be listed here, please verify that your specific vehicle will accept the item or part.
Universal

Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
Warranty Provider
Manufacturer

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Rating Distribution

5 Star
76%
4 Star
18%
3 Star
0%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
6%

Average Attribution Rating

Durability
4.4
Value
4.4
Features
4.5
Design
4.4
Usability
4.0
John

New Rochelle, NY

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Easy to keep your steering wheel controls

January 18, 2015

If you want to use your steering wheel controls with an aftermarket radio you need one of these units from Pac-Audio. I called them during the install and the customer service was AMAZING.

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blueverclear

New Orleans, LA

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Excellent Product

May 27, 2014

Great product, very easy to install. Yes support is great!

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Noname

Mansfield, MA

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Great Product

October 25, 2014

Bought this for a steering control for audio set that I bought. Now I have full control of all steering column audio functions.I am putting 3 for durability since I have owned it for less than 30 days and really don't know yet.

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Tink

Selbyville, DE

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great product

May 29, 2015

Easy to install as long as you follow directions closely

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Moeshun

St.Paul, MN

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moeshun's review

May 28, 2015

it's worth the money, and you'll love it, easy to use

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Pete

Canada

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Good service and product

October 5, 2014

Unit works fine and was a good price. Install takes a bit of time to program the functions.

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mark

Centerton, AR

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pac swi-rc

June 18, 2014

Worked great on my 03 z-71. No issues so far. Took about 20 mins start to finish installing and programing.

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Damian

NEW CARROLLTON, MD

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Work real good!

May 9, 2014

Wired it up but took a while to get it working.

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Herb

Fairview, NJ

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Perfect option for aftermarket head unit

January 3, 2014

I can't believe how easy this steering wheel control module is easy to install and set up. Took me all but 10 minutes to get the wires connected and the unit programmed. Very easy instructions and very detailed wire connections. Installed on a 09 Subaru Forester w/ an AVIC-x850bt. Love it. A great product by PAC

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Francisco

Yakima,wa

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Great product,value,quality

August 3, 2014

For sure you company is the best , I will recommend you every time some need any of your products

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Kris

Arlington, TX

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Generally Impressed

March 9, 2014

The PAC SWI-RC does exactly what it advertises: interfaces a vehicle's existing steering wheel controls to an aftermarket stereo system. Since installing it, I haven't really had any problems, only a few minor concerns that I believe are probably inherent to the current state of the industry.

Installing the unit into my 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee (ZJ) wasn't very straightforward, and required a significant amount of research, and consultation with a person I know who'd installed one in his own Jeep. This isn't the case with most vehicles, which have very well-detailed instructions included with the unit, however finding the information I needed (which ultimately came from PAC themselves) could have been much easier. This isn't really a failing of the product, but of the manufacturer's website.

Once installed, however, the controls work great. I can very easily and reliably use any of the buttons on my steering wheel to invoke their respective commands, and not once have I had an issue with the product not working. I'm generally impressed with the device.

My only issues, at this point, are that I couldn't program the controls to mimic the factory ones (where the buttons on the left of the steering wheel control track up and down, and the right control volume) and that sometimes pressing buttons one after the other prevents the commands from working. These aren't the fault of the device, however, but the lack of a set standard for how steering wheel controls work. In my Jeep, one wire carries the signal, and depending on voltage, the factory radio interprets what command is being sent. While it's probably possible to make something that can easily mimic this function, it's unlikely to be cost-effective to do so, so I can't really complain.

Pros:
Reliable, easy to use once installed
Good value for money
Most vehicles have detailed instructions that are easy to access (many are included in the box)

Cons:
Difficult to install in some vehicles, and programming is a roundabout experience
Servicing the unit can be difficult, depending on where it's placed during installation
Finding installation instructions for uncommon or older vehicles can be difficult at best

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kinger059

Dover, Oh

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Great Product

June 20, 2014

The instructions are very clear and programming is simple ... This model works perfectly with my setup

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roger

Spencer, VA

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Great great great!!!

March 18, 2014

I thought this project would be hard but its pretty easy. Works great with my Pioneer deck.

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Seacoast-NH

Hampton-NH

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Great Machine

November 9, 2013

Love it - you can leave it in the up position if you like, so when you start the vehicle you don't have to wait fifteen seconds before you're in "backup camera viewing" mode (by which time you've already backed out of your parking spot).
GPS has topographic outlook -magnificent.
BUT
SCREEN WOBBLES when touching - it makes typing in a pickup truck VERY difficult.

USB has an issue - it asks for a name for the device and a Windows Compact Edition error window comes up when I plug my Android (Galaxy S3) in. Problem is - you touch the field asking you to type something in and nothing happens. You're expecting a QWERTY keyboard to pop up. Nothing.


Bootup time is a bit slow.
GPS will sometimes try to route you to the last route you went to - in spite of being cancelled.

WISH IT HAD A VOLUME KNOB.
WISH IT HAD A TUNING KNOB.
Because of the wobbly-touch screen (it moves back and forth like a millimeter every time you touch it) - Tuning is HARD. There's a "SLIDE" rule or something UP AND DOWN. No matter WHAT you think - you'll do it wrong. If you're on "97.5" and above you is 100 and below you is 90 - which way do you slide it? And do you slide the NUMBER (i.e. touch it) or the "ruler" next to it? Say - to get to the next channel? Answer? NEITHER. you press and hold - for a LONNNNNNNG time a HARD BUTTON on the unit until you hear a "BEEP" and it goes to the next channel. A SUCKY thing is that you can't (unlike almost all radios) set the screen or your steering-wheel button to have "next" mean "Next Channel", or "seek / scan" - "Up" on steering wheel = your next preset. Drive 30 minutes outside of your area and that's useless.

Gripes aside - TUNER PULLS IN CHANNELS including A.M. Many radios are horrible at this - not this one.

GPS is simply magnificent. QWERTY - suggestions -all good. The wobbly touch screen is annoying. Also - you have to CONFIRM YOUR ROUTE THREE TIMES!? "Select Route - 'check!'". "Yes - I want to go that way.". "YES!!! GO!" I.e. THIS CAN LITERALLY KILL YOU.

Backup cam comes on fast.

Works well with steering buttons.

Satisfied.

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Francisco

Yakima,wa

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Great product,value,quality

August 3, 2014

For sure your company is the best , I will recommend you every time some need any of your products

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David

Canada

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Troublesome

February 1, 2012

When this product was installed in my 2010 Subaru Legacy GT and Pioneer AVIC 3D, it was working alright at first. After a few weeks, the volume-up button on my steering wheel became a little finicky. I found I had to hit the mute button on the wheel, and then the volume up would work again.

I had the wiring inspected by three different technicians from different shops. There were no issues. I even had the unit re-wired on one occasion.

In the end, I did a warranty exchange with Sonic Electronix, and they were amazing in helping me with the RMA and exchanging for an Axxess ASWC unit.

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Banilejo34

Dominican Republic

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Great value

March 30, 2014

This single device works perfectly with my clarion head unit.

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Why did you choose this?
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So I can use steering wheel controls
Timothy C on Jun 3, 2015
the original brand i choose wasnt compatiable for my make and model. i was told to get this one
Jerry G on Jan 21, 2015
it seems to complement the OS-5 i purchased
Terry R on Jan 29, 2015
Pac has been around a long time. Need professional install for this unit.
Carmen I on Aug 6, 2014
I have a Pioneer nex5000 installed in my 2013 subaru wrx would this work with both the stereo/volume/skipping tracks and answering calls on bluetooth?
L C on Jan 3, 2015
Best Answer: It is basically just so u can use your factory steering wheel controls with a after market head unit. Bluetooth is all dependent on the head unit alone
Reply · Report · Dennis O on Jan 3, 2015
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Will this work with 2004 Nissan Xterra with the Pioneer FH-X720BT?
A shopper on Dec 1, 2014
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Will this work with 07 Optima & Jensen VX7020 (didn't see VX7020 on the spec)?
Court L on Oct 13, 2014
Best Answer: Hello,

Yes.

Link--> http://goo.gl/Lvys8t
Reply · Report · Customer SStaff on Oct 13, 2014
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Will this unit work with my 2008 Scion XB and a Kenwook DPX500BT radio? Need steering wheel controls.
A shopper on Oct 10, 2014
Best Answer: Hello,

Yes; both the Kenwood and your vehicle will accept the PAC SWI-RC .

http://pac-audio.com/productSearch.aspx?Make=Scion&MakeId=38&Model=xB&ModelId=1370&Year=2008&YearId=19&CategoryId=26
Reply · Report · Customer SStaff on Oct 12, 2014
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will it work on 2001 firebird with a kenwood stereo?
Luis Javier C on Feb 7, 2015
Best Answer: Hi Luis.
The adapter chosen by you will be suitable for 2001 Firebird with Kenwood of radio. For management of radio, you have to choose a wire of green color. Not mini Jack!
Reply · Report · Oleg E on Feb 7, 2015
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will the PAC SWI-RC adapter work on a JVC KW-20BT radio because it is not listed as working with this part?
keith h on Mar 1, 2015
Best Answer: I was surprise about this module, works wonderful , volume up or down , seek stations or memory ( this last option you can set to seek station or preset station)
Since I purchase module from your company I have no problems, still working on my 2009 for explorer , thank you
Reply · Report · francisco p on Mar 10, 2015
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DOES THIS PRODUCT WORK AUDI A4?
A shopper on Feb 9, 2015
Best Answer: Hello,

Yes, but please make sure your vehicle's year is included in within the compatibility list.

http://www.pac-audio.com/productDetails.aspx?ProductId=1016&CategoryID=29
Reply · Report · Customer SStaff on Feb 9, 2015
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How can i install this in a g35 coupe 04?
A shopper on Apr 24, 2015
Best Answer: I don't know, but if another product is available for your car, buy it mine quit working after 6 months
Reply · Report · Robert H on Apr 24, 2015
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i have a 2005 ford focus zx5 with a pioneer avh x5600bhs radio will this work for both vehicle and radio?
A shopper on Mar 10, 2015
Best Answer: Hello,

Both are compatible.

REF: http://pac-audio.com/productSearch.aspx?Make=Ford&MakeId=9&Model=Focus&ModelId=1681&Year=2005&YearId=16&CategoryId=29

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Product Summary

Manufacturer

Model Number

SWI-RC

UPC

606523108843

Weight

0.50lbs

Internal SKU

swirc

Internal Product ID

34668

Sonic Electronix Wiring Guide

Wiring Diagram Legend

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: PAC SWI-RC