The PA12-BMW provides full function of the iPod™ utilizing the CD Changer functions of the factory radio and/or steering wheel controls. This interface can be used in two modes: Direct Mode and Hybrid Mode. Direct mode lets you control the iPod directly using the clickwheel. Hybrid MODE lets you control the iPod from the BMW Radio buttons and/or from the iPod clickwheel. The PA12-BMW also has a single auxiliary input connection for a DVD, Walkman, Satellite Radio etc. No need to fumble with the iPod™ for any reason, you can stow your iPod in a non-visible location and enjoy hours of music. Going on a long journey? No problem, the PA12-BMW will also keep your iPod charged. Replace the Cassette Adapters, FM Transmitter, or Cigarette Lighter Charger with one product to provide CD quality sound from you iPod directly to the BMW radio using the external CD Changer Port.
» Charging the iPod's™ internal battery.
» Control of iPod™ playback by using the CD Changer buttons on the radio (Hybrid mode) or operate the iPod from the iPod buttons (Direct Mode)
» Direct audio connection for optimal sound quality
» Steering wheel controls functions (if so equipped)
» Direct access and control of up to 5 different playlist (Hybrid mode)
» Playback functions include: Track up/down, Fast Track (increments of 10), Fast Forward/Rewind etc.
» Access unlimited song per each Playlist
» Auto skip 10+ songs in each play list with FF button
» Auto maintain current Playlist when migrating from portable to in car use
» Auto Charge feature charges iPod™ battery and auto stops after 1 hour of non use
» Adds additional single Auxiliary input for DVD, game, Satellite Radio etc. Note: The Aux. option works with or without the iPod.
» Compatible with iPod™ Mini, Nano (1G, 2G, 3G, 4G*) & Video, iPhone (3G*), Touch (2G*), Classic [not 10GB/15GBiPods or iPod shuffle.]
» Plug-n-play harnesses are included for easy installation [no additional parts or cables required ]
» Also includes a comprehensive installation manual, supplement and user manual