HON-SC1 Honda/Acura SIRIUS Interface Installation Guide © Directed Electronics, all rights reserved . 2 FCC NOTICE: This device complies with Part 15 o4 FCC rules. Operation is subject to the 4ollowing conditions: (1) This device may not cause harm4ul inter4erence, and (2) This device must accept any inter4erence received, including inter4erence that may cause undesired operation.
Changes or modi cations not expressly approved by the party responsible 4or compliance could void the user 9s authority to operate this device. Directed Electronics is not responsible 4or any radio or TV inter4erence caused by unauthorized modi ca- tions to this equipment. Such modi cations could void the User 9s authority to operate the equipment.
Desktop Docking Statio © Directed Electronics, all rights reserved. 3 Honda/Acura SIRIUS Interface Table o Contents FCC Notice 2 Warning and Sa4ety In4ormation 4 Congratulations and Package Contents 6 Compatibility and Features 7 Installation 10 Connections 11 Mounting Instructions 13 Activating Your Installed SIRIUS Tuner 14 Operating the System 15 Examples o4 Factory Units 16 Troubleshooting Guide 18 Warranty 19 Copyrights & Trademarks 2007 SIRIUS Satellite Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved cSIRIUS d, "SiriusConnect", the SIRIUS dog logo, channel names and logos are trademarks o4 SIRIUS Satellite Radio Inc.
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Reserved © Directed Electronics, all rights reserved . 4 Warning and Sa ety In ormation Warning Please read these instructions care4ully be4ore proceeding. Failure to heed them can result in serious injury or death.<br><br> DO NOT OPERATE EQUIPMENT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES THAT IMPAIRS YOUR ABILITY TO DRIVE OR OPERATE YOUR VEHICLE SAFELY. Any 4unction that requires your prolonged attention should only be per4ormed a4ter coming to a complete stop. Always stop the vehicle in a sa4e location be4ore per4orming these 4unctions.<br><br> Failure to do so may result in an accident. " DO NOT OPEN, DISASSEMBLE OR ALTER THE UNIT IN ANY WAY. Doing so may result in fre, electric shock or product damage.<br><br> " DO NOT INSERT ANY OBJECTS INTO THE UNIT. Doing so may result in fre, electric shock or product damage. " USE THE CORRECT CURRENT (AMPERAGE) RATING WHEN REPLACING FUSE.<br><br> Failure to do so may result in fre, electric shock or product damage. " MAKE THE CORRECT CONNECTIONS. Failure to make proper connections may result in fre or product damage.<br><br> " DO NOT SPLICE INTO ELECTRICAL CABLES. Never cut away cable insulation to supply power to other equipment. Doing so will exceed the current carrying capacity o4 the wire and result in re or electric shock.<br><br> " DO NOT INSTALL IN LOCATIONS THAT MIGHT HINDER VEHICLE OPERATION. Doing so may obstruct vision or hamper movement which can result in a serious accident. I4 you are attaching the unit directly to the vehicle 9s chassis, be sure that you check to make sure the area behind the unit is clear 4rom moving parts, 4uel or break lines, wire harnesses or any other items which may get damaged by drilling a mounting hole or using the supplied screws.<br><br> " DO NOT EXPOSE THE UNIT TO HIGH LEVELS OF HUMIDITY, MOISTURE OR DUST. Doing so can result in electric shock or product 4ailure. Desktop Docking Statio © Directed Electronics, all rights reserved.<br><br> 5 Honda/Acura SIRIUS Interface Warning and Sa ety In ormation Caution Please read these instructions care4ully be4ore proceeding. Failure to 4ollow these sa4ety instructions and warnings may result in a serious accident and/or personal injury. " HALT USE IMMEDIATELY IF A PROBLEM ARISES.<br><br> Failure to do so may cause personal injury or damage to the product. Return the unit to your authorized retailer or nearest service center 4or repairing.. " ENSURE THE WIRING UPON INSTALLATION IS NOT CRIMPED OR PINCHED BY SCREWS OR SHARP METAL EDGES.<br><br> Route the cables away 4rom moving parts or sharp pointed edges. This will prevent crimping and damage to the wiring. I4 the wiring must pass through a metal hole, be sure to use a rubber grommet to prevent the wire 9s insulation 4rom being cut by the metal edge o4 the hole.<br><br> " USE ONLY THE SPECIFIED PARTS AND INSTALL THE PRODUCT SECURELY. Be sure to use only the specifed ac - cessory parts. Use o4 non-speci ed parts may damage this unit internally or may not securely install the unit in place.<br><br> This may cause parts to become loose, resulting in hazards or product 4ailure. " USE CAUTION IF or WHEN DISCONNECTING THE BATTERY TERMINAL. Please consult the vehicle 9s owner 9s manual or a service technician prior to removing the battery positive or ground connection, as it may cause dam- age to the vehicle 9s electrical system or require reprogramming o4 the vehicle 9s computer-controlled devices.<br><br> © Directed Electronics, all rights reserved . 6 Congratulations Congratulations on the Purchase o4 your new HON-SC1 SiriusConnect inter4ace! Your HON-SC1 is designed to be com- patible with select vehicles that support Satellite Radio operation (requires additional purchase o4 & connection to a SiriusConnect tuner or dock).<br><br> Your translator is designed to replace the 1actory XM satellite tuner in your Honda or Acura vehicle. It is also compatible with systems that do not have the 4actory satellite tuner installed. For the latest in4ormation about this and other SIRIUS products and accessories, visit http://www.directedsirius.com.<br><br> Package Contents 1 HON-SC1 inter4ace module 1 Honda/Acura inter4ace cable 1 Mounting bracket w/screws This guide Desktop Docking Statio © Directed Electronics, all rights reserved. 7 Honda/Acura SIRIUS Interface Compatibility The HON-SC1 is designed to be compatible with select Honda/Acura vehicles. Please consult table 4or compat- ibility listing.<br><br> Compatible Headunit Types: " CD only Headunits* " CD + Cassette Headunits* " 6-CD changer Headunits* " Touch Screen Monitor Headunits " Non-Touch Screen Monitor Headunits * Note: Radio must have a "SAT" or "XM" button to access SIRIUS audio modes. In addition, the HON-SC1 is compatible with most ad- ditional 4actory audio accessories that might be included, such as: " Rear Seat Audio Control Center " Rear Seat Entertainment (DVD/Monitor) System " Heads up display (HUD) " Steering wheel controls Note: Kit not recommended 1or vehicles with Technol - ogy Package (Please see Acura's website 4or details). The HON-SC1 is not compatible with the 4actory satellite radio antenna that might be installed in the vehicle.<br><br> For best operation you must install a SIRIUS compatible antenna as supplied with the compatible SIRIUS Satellite Radio tuner. List o4 compatible vehicle/radio types (radios must have SAT/XM button): MAKE MODEL YEAR Honda Accord 2003+ w/Navigation Honda Accord 2004+ EX-L, EX-V6 Honda Accord 2005+ Hybrid Honda Accord 2007+ Sedan. EX LX-V6 Honda Civic 2006+ EX, Si, Nav Honda CR-V 2005+ EX, SE Honda CR-V 2007+ EX-L, Nav Honda Element 2005+ EX Honda Element 2007+ SC Honda Odyssey 2005+ EX, EX-L, EX-L Nav Honda Pilot 2006+ EX, EX-L Nav Honda Ridgeline 2006+ RT, RTS, RTL, Nav Honda Ridgeline 2007+ RTX Honda S2000 2005+ w/Optional XM compat - ible radio only © Directed Electronics, all rights reserved .<br><br> 8 Acura 3.5RL 2004+ w/Navigation Acura MDX 2005+, Premium, Touring, Nav Acura RL 2005+ All Acura RDX 2007+ All Acura TL 2004+ All Acura TSX 2005+ All Features The HON-SC1 is designed to emulate many o4 the 4actory SDAR (Satellite Digital Audio Radio) commands 4ound in your vehicle. " Channel Tune (Up and Down) " Fast Tune (Up and Down) " Category Search (Up and Down) " Category Tune (Tune within a category) " 12 presets (6 1or each band) " Preset Scan (UP) Note about 4eatures listed: Each Honda/Acura radio type operates di44erently, so consult the vehicle owners manual 4or proper operation methods. Headunit Display Capability When the HON-SC1 is installed, the 4ollowing in4ormation can be displayed on the headunit display.<br><br> " Channel Number " Channel Name " Category Name " Artist Name " Song Title Name Note: Number o4 characters displayed in elds varies by headunit type (8 ~16 Characters). Text Scrolling Confguration Text Scrolling and/or Paging can be enabled or disabled during installation o4 the HON-SC1. Enabling scrolling will allow radio types with limited displays to show complete text strings 4or artist name or song title.<br><br> Text scrolling should be disabled 4or radios with large displays where it isn't needed. The unit is set 4or text scrolling enabled at the 4actory. Note: Some Honda/Acura headunits will display cXM1 d or cXM2 d as the display source.<br><br> This in1ormation is hard coded in the headunit design and can not be changed. Dip Switch Settings Two dip switches located on the side panel are used to con- Desktop Docking Statio © Directed Electronics, all rights reserved. 9 Honda/Acura SIRIUS Interface gure the unit 4or correct display to match your headunit.<br><br> Labeled 1 and 2 4or text scroll and display length settings respectively. Text display switch con guration: Scroll Length/Text 2 1 O44 On 16 characters 11 characters 1. Set dip switch 1 to Scroll ON/ Scroll OFF as 4ollows: a) Radios with media or navigation displays: OFF (up position) b) Radios with 11 or 16 character display only set to ON (down position).<br><br> In many radios, the display re4resh rate is too slow to support smooth text scrolling. For this reason the de4ault setting 4or switch 1 is Scroll OFF (up). I4 your radio supports text scrolling, set switch 1 to ON (down).<br><br> 2. Set dip switch 2 to the up position 4or the 16 character setting or to the down position 4or the 11 character posi- tion in order to match the display o4 your speci c radio. Note: The de4ault settings 4rom the 4actory are scroll "O44" and "16 characters".<br><br> In order 4or text display con guration switch settings to take e44ect, you must disconnect power to the HON-SC1 module then reconnect and turn ignition on again. © Directed Electronics, all rights reserved . 10 Installation Directed Electronics recommends that you have this prod- uct pro4essionally installed.<br><br> It is recommended that prior to starting the installation, you thoroughly read this manual and 4ollow the guidelines listed below: Some installations may use the 4actory satellite radio tuner location. I4 you are using this location, please 4ollow the 4actory instructions 4or installing the HON-SC1 in your vehicle. I4 you are not using this location, please read the 4ollowing installation guidelines.<br><br> Consider the mounting location care4ully. You should make sure that you avoid the 4ollowing: " Any location where the unit is exposed to moisture. " Any location where the unit is exposed to extreme heat.<br><br> " Any location that would inter1ere with moving parts on the vehicle or hamper driving. Mounting the HON-SC1 Inter4ace: Be sure that you nd a location that is fat and has clearance above the unit to prevent any damage as well as allow 4or ventilation. Do not install the HON-SC1 under the carpet or in a small enclosed area without proper ventilation.<br><br> Doing so can result in damage to the tuner or the vehicle. Use the supplied screws to securely 4asten the unit. Note: Re4er to SCC1 or SC-VDOC1 manuals 4or additional installation instructions needed to complete the system.<br><br> Desktop Docking Statio © Directed Electronics, all rights reserved. 11 Honda/Acura SIRIUS Interface ANTENNA SC OUTPUT AUDIO PWR 1 2 REW FF PLAY/PROG NR 3 4 5 6 DISC- DISC+ 11:53 XM1-1 CH-001 CH VOL SCAN SOUND AM/FM CD/AUX SAT RADIO SEEK SKIP RPT DISP- MODE A.SEL RDM TUNE AUTO OFF DUAL A/C MODE CATEGORY Connects to factory XM/Satellite harness if applicable Connects to rear of factory radio, may connect to bottom of radio in some vehicles Connections: When using SIRIUS Universal Vehicle Tuner. Note: You must cycle ACC power in the vehicle on & o44 once be4ore radio will recognize the SIRIUS tuner inter4ace.<br><br> 1 For cars equipped with XM, locate tuner, disconnect it and connect 4actory cable to the HON-SC1 inter4ace us- ing the supplied cable, provided the connectors match. 2 For vehicles not equipped with XM, remove radio and connect the supplied cable to the rear o4 the radio. 3 I4 the radio already has a harness connected to the sat- ellite plug, remove it and plug in the supplied harness.<br><br> Reconnect the 4actory harness to the extra plug on the supplied harness. Note: XM tuner must always be disconnected 4or proper operation. © Directed Electronics, all rights reserved .<br><br> 12 SC-VDOC1 (Detail) To HON-SC1 SIRIUS Antenna AUDIO PWR 1 2 REW FF PLAY/PROG NR 3 4 5 6 DISC- DISC+ 11:53 XM1-1 CH-001 CH VOL SCAN SOUND AM/FM CD/AUX SAT RADIO SEEK SKIP RPT DISP- MODE A.SEL RDM TUNE AUTO OFF DUAL A/C MODE CATEGORY Connects to factory XM/Satellite harness if applicable Connects to rear of factory radio, may connect to bottom of radio in some vehicles Connections: When using SIRIUS SC-VDOC1. Desktop Docking Statio © Directed Electronics, all rights reserved. 13 Honda/Acura SIRIUS Interface Mounting HON-SC1 Bracket Assembly Mounting Instructions Mounting HON-SC1 with SIRIUS SCC1 Bracket Assembly © Directed Electronics, all rights reserved .<br><br> 14 Activating Your Installed SIRIUS Tuner For systems using the permanently installed SCC1 Sirius- Connect Vehicle Tuner, you must activate the tuner be4ore you can begin to receive the SIRIUS Satellite Radio Service. In order to activate your radio subscription, you will need the SIRIUS ID (SID) which uniquely identi es your tuner. The SID can be 4ound on a sticker located on the SCC1 packaging, or on the bottom o4 the SCC1 itsel4.<br><br> When you have located the SID, write it down in the space provided near the end o4 this manual and store it 4or 4uture re4er- ence. The SID can also be recalled 4rom your Sirius-Ready Honda or Acura radio. Most units will display the SID on Channel O.<br><br> Please consult your vehicle owner 9s manual or radio user guide 4or speci c details about satellite radio opera- tion. Power on your system and make sure that you are receiv- ing good signal and that you are able to hear audio on the SIRIUS Preview channel (Ch-184). Have your credit card handy and contact SIRIUS on the internet at https://activate.sirius.radio.com/ and 4ollow the prompts to activate your subscription.<br><br> You can also call SIRIUS toll-4ree at 1-888-539-SIRIUS (1-888-539-7474). Once activated, you will be able to begin enjoying SIRIUS Satellite Radio 9s digital entertainment and can tune to other channels. Activating Your Dock & Play or Portable SIRIUS Radio For systems using a Dock & Play or Portable SIRIUS radio with the SiriusConnect Vehicle Dock, you must activate the radio be4ore you can begin to receive the SIRIUS Satellite Radio Service.<br><br> You can use the directions provided with the radio 4or activation, or 4ollow the directions above 4or activation while the radio is docked in the SiriusConnect Vehicle Dock attached to your 4actory audio system. Desktop Docking Statio © Directed Electronics, all rights reserved. 15 Honda/Acura SIRIUS Interface SAT radio selection Press the SAT button to access the Sirius inter4ace.<br><br> On some radios this button may be labeled as XM or CD/SAT. Pressing this button repeatedly will cycle through sources. Operation Use the category control buttons to change a category, i4 desired.<br><br> Use the channel control buttons to change channels. Consecutive presses engage the channel browse mode allowing preview o4 a channel without tuning. Once the tune button is disengaged channel selection takes place.<br><br> Press and hold one o4 the preset buttons until a beep is heard to save a preset. To listen to a preset station simply press the desired preset button. When CATEGORY tune mode is selected the button will cycle through channels only within the current category.<br><br> The SCAN button previews a station 4or a 4ew seconds be- 4ore changing channel to another. Once the desired station is reached press the SCAN again. Advisory message cNo tuner d - displayed when connection to Sirius tuner or Sirius dock is bad, no tuner is connected or i4 vehicle ACC power is not cycled once a4ter connecting the Operating the system inter4ace.<br><br> cConnecting d - displayed during the initialization o4 the Sirius tuner. cAntenna Error d - displayed when the antenna connection is not detected. cAcquiring Signal d - displayed while acquiring digital audio stream or when the received signal drops below mini- mum required 4or tuner to operate.<br><br> cUnsubsc. Channel d - displayed when the selected channel is no longer subscribed cSubscrip. Updated d - displayed when a subscription update received cInvalid Channel d - indicates that a program became un- available a4ter an update cUpdating XX/100 d - indicates Sirius channel map update in progress cFirmware Update d - indicates an over the air rmware update o4 the tuner cRadio id d - on CH000 - shows the Sirius ESN needed 4or subscription services The 12 digit Sirius ID is shown alternating: the rst 6 digit is 4ollowed by a c- d, the last 6 digit is preceded by a c- d Portable receivers You may connect or disconnect portable receivers at any time.<br><br> Upon connection the cdocked portable d message will replace the cNo tuner d 4ollowed by cAcquiring Signal d be4ore content becomes available. © Directed Electronics, all rights reserved . 16 Sat mode, bank selector AUDIO PWR 1 2 REW FF PLAY/PROG NR 3 4 5 6 DISC- DISC+ 11:53 CH VOL SCAN SOUND AM/FM CD/AUX SAT RADIO SEEK SKIP RPT DISP- MODE A.SEL RDM TUNE AUTO OFF DUAL A/C MODE Channel control Category Control Text selector.<br><br> Hold for 10sec to toggle channel or category tune modes. Toggles Scan mode Bank and present indicator Channel and text indicator Preset 1-6. Hold until beep to save to a preset.<br><br> CATEGOR Y Tune mode indicator Examples o4 typical Honda 4actory units, please also re4er to your speci c radio owner's guide. Desktop Docking Statio © Directed Electronics, all rights reserved. 17 Honda/Acura SIRIUS Interface MODE DUAL OFF AUT O MAP/ GUIDE MENU SETUP INFO ZOOM CANCEL AUDIO AUTO MODE A/C LOAD DISC TAPE AM/FM DISP MODE SCAN RPT A.SEL/RDM - SEEK + 1 2 3 4 5 6 DISC- DISC+ VOL PWR PUSH TUNE SOUND PUSH XM1-1 VOL CH CHANNEL CATEGORY NAME TITLE : : : : 1 CH 2 CH 3 CH 6 CH 5 CH 4 CH MODE SCAN SOUND 001 - HITS1 POP MUSIC NAME MUSIC TITLE Channel control Category Control 001 014 018 040 065 115 Toggles between channel and category modes Bank and present indicator Upper display text mode selector Sat mode and bank selector Preset 1-6.<br><br> Press until beep to save to a preset. Channel and text Indicator fields Toggles Scan mode Tune mode indicator © Directed Electronics, all rights reserved . 18 Troubleshooting guide: PROBLEM PROBABLE SOLUTIONS No tuner Check 4or loose connections.<br><br> Check that connector alignment/orientation is correct. Check that cables are not pinched or damaged. Check that 4use is not blown.<br><br> Check that the 1actory XM module has been disconnected. Check 4or incorrect connections, some vehicles may have similar a4termarket modules installed that utilize the same type o4 connector. SL100/ SL2 does not enter SIRIUS connect mode Check SIRIUS website 4or the most recent rmware updates.<br><br> Antenna Error Check that antenna is connected Location (line o4 sight blocked) may not be conducive to good signal Abbreviated/Truncated Text Character length varies on di44erent display units, as a result some prompts such as "Acquiring Signal" may appear as "Acquiring S" or "Acquiring ", Antenna Error" may appear as "Antenna Err", "Firmware Update" may appear as "Firmware Up" etc. Locked/Skipped Channel This inter4ace module does not support clearing locked or skipped channels Note: When Channel Number is displayed, updates and error messages are hidden 4rom view. The user must exit this mode by using the toggle text "DIsp/Mode" switch to view messages.<br><br> Desktop Docking Statio © Directed Electronics, all rights reserved. 19 Honda/Acura SIRIUS Interface Limited One Year Consumer Warranty Directed Electronics (herein cDIRECTED d) promises to the original purchaser, to replace this product should it prove to be de4ective in workmanship or material under normal use, 4or a period o4 one-year 4rom the date o4 purchase 4rom the dealer as indicated by the date code marking o4 the product. During this one-year period, there will be no charge 4or this replace- ment PROVIDED the unit is returned to DIRECTED, shipping pre-paid.<br><br> This warranty is non-trans4erable and does not apply to any unit that has been modi ed or used in a manner contrary to its intended purpose, and does not cover damage to the unit caused by installation or removal o4 the unit. This warranty is void i4 the product has been damaged by accident or unreasonable use, neglect, improper service or other causes not arising out o4 de4ects in materials or construction. ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO EXPRESS WARRANTY, IMPLIED WARRANTY, WARRANTY OF MERCHANT - ABILITY, FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND WARRANTY OF NONINFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ARE EXPRESSLY EXCLUDED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW, AND DIRECTED NEITHER ASSUMES NOR AU - THORIZES ANY PERSON TO ASSUME FOR IT ANY LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH THE SALE OF THE PRODUCT.<br><br> DIRECTED HAS ABSOLUTELY NO LIABILITY FOR ANY AND ALL ACTS OF THIRD PARTIES INCLUDING ITS AUTHORIZED DEALERS OR INSTALLERS. IN NO EVENT WILL DIRECTED BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOSS OF PROFITS) AND IN NO EVENT, SHALL DIRECTED 9S LIABILITY EXCEED THE PURCHASE PRICE PAID BY PURCHASER FOR THE PRODUCT. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation o4 incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.<br><br> Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitation may not apply to you. Unit must be returned to DIRECTED, postage prepaid, with bill o4 sale or other dated proo4 o4 purchase bearing the 4ollowing in4ormation: consumer 9s name, telephone number, and address, authorized dealer 9s name and address, and product description. Note: This warranty does not cover labor costs 4or the removal and reinstallation o4 the unit.<br><br> IN ORDER FOR THIS WARRANTY TO BE VALID, YOUR UNIT MUST BE SHIPPED WITH PROOF OF PURCHASE FROM AN AUTHORIZED DIRECTED DEALER. BY PURCHASING THIS PRODUCT, THE CON- SUMER AGREES AND CONSENTS THAT ALL DISPUTES BETWEEN THE CONSUMER AND DIRECTED SHALL BE RESOLVED IN ACCORDANCE WITH CALIFORNIA LAWS IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA. 920 0031 10-06 HON-SC1 2007-09 www.directedsirius.com © 2007 Directed Electronics, all rights reserved<br><br>