Usa-spec | PA15-FORD2 | Owner`s manual | usa-spec PA15-FORD2 Owner`s manual

QUICK NOTES
The PA15-FORD2 for select 2005-10 Fords with factory
Satellite Radio.
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If your car does NOT have the Sirius satellite radio receiver, PA15FORD1 must be used!!!
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Non-navigation radios must have AUX button for PA15-FORD2 interface to
work properly.
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The cable in this package connects to the Sirius receiver. Removing the
radio from the dash is NOT required because the PA15-FORD1 connect
to the factory Sirius Tuner. Please see Section 4 of this manual for
location of Sirius receiver in your vehicle.
For technical or warranty services, please email usa_spec@msn.com or call
(626) 336-3836 (Pacific time 9am to 5pm).
info@usaspec.com does not respond to technical support and warranty service
requests.
Design of this product is subject to change without notice.
Courtesy of: DiscountCarStereo.com
SIRIUS is registered trademark of SIRIUS XM Radio Inc.
IPod, iTune, iPhone and iTouch are registered trademarks of Apple Inc.
Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury are registered trademarks of Ford Motor Company.
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Thank you for purchasing USA SPEC product. This manual describes the functions and
operation of PA15-FORD2 iPod interface to FORD car radios. Please read this manual before
installing the interface adaptor in your vehicle.
!!!!! IMPORTANT!!!!!
™ It is strongly recommended that the adaptor is installed in an easy accessible location, so
that it can later be easily reset or upgraded.
™ Eject ALL CDs from the built-in CD player or CD changer before removing the radio from
dash board.
™ USA SPEC distributes products through authorized dealers so customers will receive
proper services and advices from the dealers. USA SPEC reserve the right to offer
technical or warranty service only on products purchased through authorized USA SPEC
dealers.
™ SAFETY NOTE: You should always give full attention to driving. Do NOT operate the
feature or function of PA15-FORD2 in such a way that might distract you from driving.
SECTION 1. ABOUT PA15-FORD2 INTERFACE
SECTION 4. CABLE CONNECTION
Step 1- Set DIP switches according to the information in Section 3-1.
Step 2- Must remove or eject all CDs from the radio.
Step 3- Reference the table below for the location of Sirius receiver in the car.
Step 4- Unplug factory 12-pin connector from the Siriuis receiver and plug it into the
12-pin female connector on the USA SPEC CDL-FORDx cable.
Step 5- Plug the 12-pin male connector on the USA SPEC cable to the Sirius receiver.
Step 6- Connect your audio source to the RCA jacks on adaptor if AUX option is
selected by setting DIP switch #1 = ON.
Step 7- Plug CB-PA105 cable to adaptor where it is labeled iPod.
Step 8- Perform a test run.
Warning: Use the iPod connection cable which comes with PA15-FORD2 package.
iPod connection cables from other sources may look similar, but they may
damage your iPod.
1-1 Introduction
a)
This interface connects an iPod or iPhone directly to your FORD audio system for
optimal playback sound quality.
b) This interface enables iPod to co-exist with FORD navigation system, CD changer,
SIRIUS radio receiver and DVD system, and controls iPod via both the car radio and
the steering wheel control.
c) PA15-FORD1’s on board software translates commands from radio’s Sirius control
into commands that the iPod understands.
d) This interface charges iPod while it is playing and charging stops automatically half an
hour after iPod is paused.
1-2 Text Display of Song Information
Display of song title, artist name and album name on radio is supported.
1-3 Package Content
PA15-FORD2 contains one PA15-FORD2 interface adaptor and one each of the following
cables:
CDL-FORDx x1
CB-PA105 x1
1-4 Compatibility
Future iPod and iTune software updates may affect the features and functions described
in this owner’s manual and USA SPEC website.
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Model
Sirius Receiver Location
Edge
Rear of spare tire
Expedition/Navigator
Explorer Sport Trac
Explorer/Mountaineer
F-150/Mark LT
F-250/350
Under center console
Right side Kick Panel
Right side Kick Panel
Under the radio
Five Hundred /Montego
Left rear fender in trunk
Focus
Freestyle/Taurus X
Fusion/Milan/Zephyr
Right side of back seat
Fusion/Milan
Right side of back seat
MKx
Rear of spare tire
MKz
Right side of back seat
Mustang
Right rear fender in trunk
Ranger
Behind glove-box
(New) Taurus/Sable
Left rear fender in trunk
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3-2-2 Functions and Navigation Radio Buttons
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Press the SR touch key on the radio display screen (SR key will show up after
PA15-FORD is connected to radio).
Press SR123 key on radio to access iPod at SR1.
Use radio Preset buttons to access iPod Folders, Direct Mode and RCA AUX as
follow:
Push….
Preset #
Preset #
Preset #
Preset #
Preset #
Preset #
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■
■
■
■
■
1
2
3
4
5
6
Radio Plays
Remark
Playlist Folders
Artist Folders
Album Folders
All Songs Folder
iPod Direct
RCA AUX
IF DIP #1= ON
Press TEXT key to toggle the song’s text information.
Press CHANNEL GUIDE key to list and select the songs in a folder. Five songs
are listed per page and use the ▲▼keys to see previous or next pages.
Press GENRE key to list and select the sub-folders. For example: list the Artist
folders while in the Artist (preset # 2); list the Album folders while in Album (preset
# 3).
Press SEEK button can also select sub-folder: For example: change to next or
previous Playlist while in the Playlist folder; change to next or previous Artist
while in the Artist folder.
When in Songs Folder, press SEEK to change track by alphabetic order (this is
only applicable to iPhone and iTouch).
Push the TUNING button to change track. Note: Due to radio’s limit on maximum
SIRIUS channel number is 255, the far left hand digit of track number display is
therefore reset to 0 (zero) at every integer multiple of 256. For example, 256th
track on iPod is displayed as 056 and 456th track on iPod is alos displayed as
056.
3-3 iPod Connecting and Playing
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o
When iPod is connected to the interface adaptor and SR1 on radio is pushed,
iPod will play Songs folder (preset #4).
Preset #4 will continue playing the track in the Folder which was played prior to
iPod being connected to PA15-FORD1. When the last track of the playing Folder
is completed, iPod will go to the first track of Songs folder.
When returning to Songs Folder (preset #4) from DirectMode(preset#5), Preset
#4 will continue the same iPod folder being played at Direct Mode. When the last
track of this folder is played, iPod will then go to the first track of Songs folder.
1-5 Vehicle Applications
Model
Edge
Escape
Expedition
Explorer Sport
Explorer
F-150
F-250/350
Five Hundred
Focus
Freestyle
Fusion
Mark LT
Mariner
Milan
MKz
Montego
Mountaineer
Mustang
Navigator
Ranger
Sable
Taurus
Taurus X
Zephyr
Year
07 - 08
09 - 10
2009
05 - 09
07 - 09
06 - 09
06 - 09
05 - 08
07 - 08
2009
2009
2005
06 - 07
05 - 07
06 - 08
06 - 08
2009
05 - 08
05 - 09
06 - 08
2009
07 - 08
2009
2005
06 - 07
06 - 09
06 - 09
07 - 09
2009
2008
2008
06 - 08
06 - 08
Radio type
All
CDP or CD6
Nav
All
All
All
All
All
All
CDP or CD6
Nav
CD6 only
All
All
All
All
CDP or CD6
All
All
All
CDP or CD6
All
CDP or CD6
CD6 only
All
All
All
All
All
All
All
All
All
Note
Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Not Applicable
USA SPEC verifies the published radio and vehicle application to the best of our ability. Due to uncontrollable factors,
USA SPEC can not 100% guarantee every published applications. These factors include variables such as, anomalies
within a factory radio, factory radio heretofore unknown to USA SPEC and partial model year changes.
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SECTION 2. Direct Mode, Folder Mode, and AUX Option
PA15-FORD2 provides two ways to control your iPod, namely, Folder Mode and Direct Mode.
3-2-1 Functions and Non-navigation Radio Buttons
■ Press AUX button on radio to access iPod at SR1 or SR2 or SR3.
■ Use radio Preset buttons to access iPod Folders, Direct Mode and RCA AUX as
follow:
Push….
Preset #
Preset #
Preset #
Preset #
Preset #
Preset #
2-1 Direct Mode
Search and select music on iPod just as you would in portable use. Also use the track
up/down, fast forward/reverse on the radio and the steering wheel to control.
■ Preset button # 5 is dedicated to Direct Mode.
■ In direct Mode, screen and click wheel keypad on iPod is unlocked and fully
functional.
■ No text display on radio while in Direct Mode.
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Application Tip
Direct Mode allows for the playing of music stream such as Pandora.com and SIRIUS
XM Online from iPhone and iTouch through the car stereo.
2-2 Folder Mode
Access 3 Folders, namely Playlist, Artist and Album on iPod from the radio and allows text
based song search by the title of Artist, Album and Playlist. See section 3-1 for more
information. The iPod folders are associated to radio’s SR (SIRIUS) presets as follow:
■ Preset # 1 accesses Playlist Folder.
■ Preset # 2 accesses Artist Folder.
■ Preset # 3 accesses Album Folder.
CAUTION: Do NOT operate text based song search feature if it will distract and prevent
you from giving your full attention to driving or to the road. Safe driving is
your responsibility.
2-3 AUX Input Option
• In addition to iPod, PA15-FORD2 can connect a second audio source to car radio.
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Connect the second audio source to the RCA jack labeled AUX INPUT. AUX input is
enabled bysettingtheDIPswitch#1 on the side of the interface adaptor to ON
position.
Access this AUX at SR preset # 6.
SECTION 3. Setting and Function Control
3-1 Set DIP switches as follow:
DIP # 2
DIP # 3
DIP # 4
ON
ON
OFF
Note: DIP switch #1 is only related to RCA AUX option setting and it
is independent from the setting of these DIP switches.
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1
2
3
4
5
6
Radio Plays
Remark
Playlist Folders
Artist Folders
Album Folders
All Songs Folder
iPod Direct
RCA AUX
IF DIP #1= ON
To view music’s text information on the radio, push the TEXT button and the
sequence of text display on radio is as follow:
Note
TEXT
Text from iPod
Button
folder type
1st Push →
-1
artist name
2nd Push →
album name
3rd Push →
RANDOM
ON or OFF
4th Push →
Note (1) Folder type abbreviation:
[PL] = Playlist; [AL] = Album; [AR]=Artist
[All] = Songs; [Dir] = iPod Direct; [AUX] =AUX
■ Push the TUNING button to change track. Note: Due to radio’s limit on maximum
SIRIUS channel number is 255, the far left hand digit of track number display is
therefore reset to 0 (zero) at every integer multiple of 256. For example, 256
th
track on iPod is displayed as 056 and 456 track on iPod is also displayed as
056.
■ Press SEEK button to select sub-folder (example: change to next or previous
Playlist while in the Playlist folder; change to next or previous Artist while in the
Artist folder).
■ When in Songs Folder, press SEEK to change track by alphabetical order (this
is only applicable to iPhone and iTouch).
■ Press-and-hold (about 4 seconds) the preset #5 button to begin RANDOM track
play and press-and-hold the preset #5 button to terminate RANDOM play.
■ Press and hold (about 4 seconds) the preset #1 or the preset #2 buttons to fast
rewind or fast forward the playing track for approximate 40 seconds
respectively.
■ Track up or down from steering wheel control is supported.
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