Answer by AutoToys Staff A: Woody,
As long as you have the following requirements on your radio setup, it will be compatibe.
--> Non-navigation radios must have an "AUX, "Sirius" or "SAT" button to be compatible
" * Peripheral PXAMG + HDRT HD radio and Ipod control ISIMPLE Multimedia Gateway (Ford version) "
New improved module and cable, now compatible with Ipad 1 & 2 and iOs5.0 phones/Ipods. Newest firmware, fast shipping.
*** Updated chip. When you purchase from us, we include the adapter and the custom harness included in the package. Normally, this harness is an extra accessory you must purchase. Also, we sell a ton of these adapters and we have the latest firmware because of our fast moving stock. We are also shipping the new version which is iOS4 compatible! (other people are selling older stock). This iOs compatibility allows you to charge all ipods/iphones and also works with all ipods and iphones including the iphone 4 and any updated Ipod. The PXAMG-iC apple chip is included when you buy a pxamg ipod package from us.
THIS FORD IPOD ADAPTER RETAINS ** ALL ** of your factory features including FACTORY SATELLITE RADIO, REAR SEAT ENTERTAINMENT and all other features of your factory radio. Nothing has to be disconnected or disabled! This is a GATEWAY module and is the only adapter on the market that will retain ALL of your factory features. This adapter is compatible with all new ipods including the Ipod Touch, Ipad and Iphone.
HD RADIO: This adapter allows you to have optional HD radio (no subscription fees) and IPOD control through your Ford, Lincoln and Mercury Vehicle with OPTIONAL HDRT (select HDRT when ordering).
Get all of the features of HD Radio technology with the capability to control your iPod through your factory radio, with Peripheral's revolutionary PXAMG Multimedia Gateway.
The Peripheral HDRT receives analog and digital HD Radio stations while providing complete control of AM and FM tuning through the factory radio. The HD Radio digital tuner provides crystal clear static-free AM and FM reception and expanded content with exciting new formats on FM HD2 multicast stations, all with no subscription fees.
This adapter comes with an STEREO AUX RCA 3.5mmcable for AUX in and Ipod cable. It can be used as an AUX only, AUX with IPOD or you can also include the optional HD RADIO to get everything. Optional Add ons: This adapter also allows you to add on SIRIUS tuner, HD radio or BLUETOOTH (with optional ISBT21 bluetooth module)
(Important note on ease of installation: This is absolutely the best product we sell for Ford. Unlike other products on the market, it is completely plug and play, no need to make separate power and ground connections. Further, it connects directly at the factory radio not at sirius tuner which is troublesome to get at, Most ford car radios are easily accessible by removing a panel and a few 7mm bolts at the front of the car where you usually plug in your ipod, this is the best place to connect the unit. We work in the cars and can help you if you need it. Scroll down to see all of our pictures and videos.
This unit comes with an 30 PIN ipod plug (older Ipod styles)
If you have a newer Iphone 5 or anything with a smaller Apple plug, you can get the 30 pin to lightning adapter from the apple store -or-
From the dropdown, select ADD "ISPDC12 Iphone 5 cable" which will add a ISPDC12 USB adapter for this PXAMG. It will then allow you to use the original Apple USB to lightning cable via an USB. All text will come through the display. Authorized dealer and shipping now
If you have a newer Iphone 5, be sure to add this and select it from the drop down when ordering in the description.
Control from the IPOD itself or from the Factory radio (you can choose mode from radio)
To clarify operation:
When IPOD mode is selected, you get full text through the factory radio and full controls from the factory radio
When AUX1 mode is selected, you get full control THROUGH the IPOD and the sound is fed in directly (not locked!)
When AUX2 mode is selected, you get aux audio from the aux input
When HD mode is selected, you select the optional HD tuner
Vehicle MUST be either equipped with, or have the ability to support Satellite Radio
HD Radio support requires the purchase of the HDRT (sold separately, use drop down to add and to order)
Aftermarket Satellite Radio support requires the purchase of the ISSR11 & an SCC1 tuner (both sold separately, Canadian SCC-1C is not supported - use drop down to add and to order)
Radios that are equipped with an internal satellite tuner DO NOT support an auxiliary input or aftermarket satellite radio through the PXAMG. The factory auxiliary input & satellite radio will be retained but you CAN NOT add these features with the PXAMG.
Not compatible with vehicles that have a radio with an internalSAT tuner and are not equipped with SYNC
2011+ models equipped with Navigation Radios are not compatible In 2009 Ford changed the radios in the following vehicles halfway through the year from having an external satellite radio tuner to having an internal satellite radio tuner. These vehicles will not be able to support an Auxiliary input or aftermarket Satellite radio through the ISFD571:
Mercury Mariner Non-navigation radios must have an "AUX, "Sirius" or "SAT" button to be compatible
Vehicle Specific Notes
2009+ Mazda Tribute: The radio in these vehicles may be equipped with an internal satellite tuner with no distinguishing marks on the face of the radio.
If the radio has a yellow satellite antenna plugged into the back, the satellite tuner is internal and the PXAMG is not compatible.
Product Revision History (we always ship the latest version)
Current Revision #: .817b Description: Universal file
Revision #: .816b Description: Universal File/Fixes text issue in random mode
Revision #: .803b Description: Fixes excessive current draw issue seen in 2011 F-150
Revision #: 1.5.788b Description: Fixes issues seen with iOS 4.1
Revision #: 1.5.778b Description: Improves General Functionality
The following vehicles also require the PGHFD1A harness:
*** PLEASE SELECT FD1A harness from drop down when ordering ***
2008-2010 Ford Escape Non-Navigation
2009 Ford Flex Non-Navigation
2009-2010 Ford F-150 Non-Navigation
2008-2010 Ford Focus
2010 Ford Fusion Non-Navigation
2010 Ford Mustang Non-Navigation
2008-2010 Mercury Mariner Non-Navigation
2010 Mercury Milan
2009 Lincoln MKS Non-Navigation
2010 Lincoln MKZ Non-Navigation
Non-navigation radios must have an "AUX, "Sirius" or "SAT" button to be compatible
PXAMG demo of LINCOLN NAVIGATOR 2007 IPOD operation (HD RADIO OPERATION, SELECT FROM DROP DOWN MENU)
2005-2007 Lincoln Navigator DEMO of PXAMG IPOD and AUXILIARY
2010 Lincoin NAVIGATOR (HD RADIO OPERATION DEMO, use drop down to order PXAMG with HD RADIO)
2010 Lincoln MKT Ipod and HD radio with FORD PXAMG
2010 Lincoln MKX Ipod and HD radio with FORD PXAMG
2010 Lincoln MKS Ipod and HD RADIO with FORD PXAMG
VIDEO DEMO in a LINCOLN MKX
Video demo of Ford Ipod adapter in a 2008 Lincoln Navigator
Mercury Mariner PXAMG operation
Mercury Mountaineer PXAMG Mercury Ipod operation and HD RADIO HD RADIO
2010 Mercury Mariner Ipod and HD RADIO
SIRIUS add on option with FORD PXAMG (optional)
PXAMG - Direct control iPod adaptor for Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury Can bus vehicles. Radio must be satellite capable or satellite ready.
The PXAMG directly connects your iPod to your radio allowing you to browse your music, by Artist, Album, Genre, and Playlist from the radio controls. This direct connection eliminates the need for noisy FM modulated solutions, and also keeps the iPods internal battery charged. The interface is expandable, by adding the HDRT you will receive digital radio stations that can not be received with a standard tuner. Experience HD Radio and hear FM in CD quality, and AM at FM quality!
Add iPod to your radio and browse the iPod directly from the radio controls
Retains factory installed Satellite Radio
See artist and song information from the iPod on your factory radio display
Compatible with vehicles with a Rear Seat Entertainment system installed
HD Radio Ready
Add HDRT and get HD Radio through your sound system
RETAINS factory SATELLITE RADIO and RETAINS Rear Seat Entertainment system
HDRT - HD Radio Tuner for Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury Can Bus Vehicles (OPTIONAL)
Expand your factory radio with PXAMG and a direct control HD Radio tuner. The HDRT receives analog and digital radio stations and gives you control through the factory radio, while retaining all the functionality of the factory installed Sirius Satellite Radio tuner. The HD Radio tuner will provide clearer sound on AM and FM as well as access to simulcast HD Radio stations that are not available through a standard radio tuner. Simulcast HD Radio stations are purely digital for optimum audio quality, and often offer an alternative audio selection.
*** USE DROP DOWN TO ADD HD RADIO TUNER WHEN ORDERING ***
Better sound quality: FM stations now with CD-quality sound, and AM stations now with FM quality sound
Static free reception: No crackle, No hiss
More listening options: Multicast HD Radio tuner receives extra channels that standard radio tuners can’t
Free programming: no monthly charges
Compatible with vehicles with a Rear Seat Entertainment system installed
Compatible with vehicles with Factory Installed Satellite Radio
KEEP YOUR EXISTING RADIO TUNER and USE the OPTIONAL HD TUNER
Some of our customers are buying Y splitters and an extra antenna adapter which will allow you to keep the ORIGINAL factory tuner and also plug in the antenna to the new HD radio. You will need to select HDRT with antenna adapter when ordering and also order the following parts below REVERSE ANTENNA ADAPTER FOR ANTENNA and Y antenna adapter - We have been selling these adapters for years for other purposes and we have it ALL IN STOCK, dont take chances trying to hunt them down anywhere else. Our antenna adapters are priced because they come BETTER from a better manufacturer, I am sure you want the best possible made parts for your car
Using a separate vehicle-specific harness, the Gateway plugs directly into the factory radio and provides iPod connectivity as well as HD Radio integration through the Peripheral Electronics HD Radio Tuner (HDRT). Unlike many integration solutions, the PXAMG retains OEM satellite radio, rear-seat entertainment controls and key driver convenience features to deliver a seamless user experience.
In addition, the Gateway’s extra auxiliary input supports many other portable electronics. This includes everything from navigation and game systems to satellite radio tuners and DVD players—making the Gateway a central hub for multiple portable technologies.
Specifically, the Gateway iPod Interface works with the iPhone and all iPod versions that use the standard 30-pin dock connector. It provides dual iPod control from either the clickwheel or the factory radio, allowing users to track forward and back for songs and browse by artist, playlist, genre, and album. If controlled from the radio, this information is displayed on the radio screen for easy navigation.
The HDRT is available separately and plugs into the Gateway. It receives analog and digital HD Radio stations and provides complete control of AM and FM tuning through the factory radio. Along with no subscription fees, users enjoy crystal-clear AM and FM reception and expanded content with exciting new formats. The HDRT displays all HD Radio information on the radio screen, as well as the artist and song when broadcast.
The result is a single interface that speaks directly to those consumers whose on-the-go lifestyle is driven by the growing number of portable electronics devices. With the Gateway, consumers finally have the one product they need to connect those and future devices to an automobile’s media system without impacting its network integrity, performance and capabilities.
Ipod cable is 11 feet long
************************* THIS UNIT IS NOT COMPATIBLE with FORD SYNC SYSTEM *******
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