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SC-HC27/HC37/HC57 connectivity with iPod/iPhone

After update your iPhone 4/iPhone 4S to iOS7 or more, basic functions such as music playback/stop/skip/charging can be operated.
However, you need to operate touch screen if need to select music based on album/artist.
Please release lock and operate touch screen of iPhone 4/iPhone 4S.

As of March 22, 2012

iPod/iPhone support list that can connect to main set.

Name Capacity Version Year-Month introduced
iPod touch 4th generation (*2) 8GB, 32GB, 64GB 5.1 (*1, *4) 2010-9
iPod nano 6th generation 8GB, 16GB 1.2 (*3) 2010-9
iPod touch 3rd generation (*2) 32GB, 64GB 5.1 (*1, *4) 2009-9
iPod nano 5th generation (video camera) 8GB, 16GB 1.0.2 2009-9
iPod touch 2nd generation (*2) 8GB, 16GB, 32GB 4.2.1 (*1, *4) 2008-9
iPod Classic 160GB (2009) 2.0.4 2009-9
120GB 2.0.1 2008-9
iPod nano 4th generation (video) 8GB, 16GB 1.0.4 2008-9
iPod classic 160GB (2007) 1.1.2 2007-9
iPod touch 1st generation (*2) 8GB, 16GB, 32GB 3.1.3 (*1, *4) 8GB, 16GB : 2007-9
32GB : 2008-2
iPod nano 3rd generation (video) 4GB, 8GB 1.1.3 2007-9
iPod classic 80GB 1.1.2 2007-9
iPod nano 2nd generation (aluminum) 2GB, 4GB, 8GB 1.1.3 2006-9
Name Capacity Version Year-Month introduced
iPhone 4S (*2) 16GB, 32GB, 64GB 5.1 (*1) 2011-10
iPhone 4 (*2) 16GB, 32GB 5.1 (*1, *4) 2010-6
iPhone 3GS (*2) 8GB, 16GB, 32GB 5.1 (*1, *4) 2009-6
iPhone 3G (*2) 8GB, 16GB 4.2.1 (*1, *4) 2008-7
iPhone 16GB (2008)
4GB, 8GB
3.1.3 (*4) 2007-6
  • There maybe differences in display as mentioned in O/I and iPod/iPhone itself, but basic playback operation is working properly.
  • Different operation or certain limitations as mentioned above may occur at your iPod/iPhone type or version used.
    (Press again search/skip/track selection/selector key to recover.)
  • Update fee is applied for some version of iPod/iPhone.

You cannot use iPod/iPhone for recording.

When removing iPod/iPhone, please gently pull upwards. (same angle as inserting iPod/iPhone)

(*1) To enable navigation for iPod touch 1st and 2nd generation, please select "Music" first at the iPod screen. For iPhone user, please select "Music" in advance.
Version 4.0 and above support "Multi tasking", which enable multiple application running at the same time. To use with this unit, please operate as a single operation mode. Music playback operation may not work when other application is running.

(*2) Initial setting for iPod touch/iPhone is enable the automatic lock function. It will automatically lock the screen if not in use.
Basic operation such as playback/pause/skip is still possible, but user can disable this setting. However in this case, please immediately remove iPod touch/iPhone when the battery is fully charged.

(*3) Basic functions such as music playback/stop/skip/charging can be operated. However, it is quite difficult to operate touch screen if need to select music based on album/artist. To do so, please take out iPod nano 6th generation from this unit and insert back after complete selection.

(*4) Please update to the latest version. For version 4.1 and below, the following condition may occur:
- Noise during iPod touch/iPhone music playback.
- Cannot hear music or iPod menu is not properly displayed when charging the fully discharged iPod touch/iPhone.