GROM-USB3 Adapter for Mazda 02-08 can be used in CDC (CD Changer) and SAT emulation mode. CDC emulation supports steering wheel controls and Disk Number Track Number (no text) on the display.
SAT emulation supports text such as Artist and Song name, but does not support steering wheel controls. For more information check CDC and SAT GROM Kit Functionality illustration
GROM-USB3 car stereo adapter connects your USB 2.0 device such as flash drive, external hard drive or mass storage device to the stock stereo in your car.
You can control the playback through your car stereo or steering wheel controls.
Android integration via USB port that supports advanced control and browsing requires DashLinQ Android Car Mode Dashboard App,
available at Google Play Store
For more information go to DashLinQ pageUSB streaming
for select with Jelly Bean and up software is available without DashLinQ.
You can stream the music and use track up and track down controls from any music application, while connected via USB.
iPod, iPhone, iPad car integration:
Connect your Apple device to the factory car stereo via USB port. Play music, control from car stereo or steering wheel, and charge at the same time.
Use standard USB to Apple connector cable (including Lightning style). All iPod, iPhone, iPad are compatible, invcluding latest iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.Bluetooth add-on (sold separately):
Make a hands free phone calls (HFP), stream music from your phone to the factory stereo via Bluetooth Audio playback (A2DP),
control your music with the car stereo or steering wheel controls via Bluetooth wireless audio control (AVRCP) with the
GROM Bluetooth Dongle
HD Radio Tuner add-on (sold separately):
Get HD FM Radio stations from your factory stereo. GROM-HDR1 HD Radio tuner improves the sound quality of local
FM stations and delivers clear and bold sound. Adds access to the HD FM sub-stations for more music choices. Check out the
HD Radio Tuner and Antenna Dongle
Aux 3.5mm phone jack connection for any additional audio source such as DVD, MP3 player, XM and more.
Important compatibility note:
If you have a factory Satellite radio (subscribed to), it must be disconnected in order to use the GROM adapters for 02-08 Mazda.
It is possible to retain the Satellite and use GROM adapter at the same time. If you are interested in preserving Satellite please contact us
For Mazda6 2004 please read an article
to understand what is involved in making our device work.
Automotive grade USB extension cable with latch-style connectors
Operating Temperature: -40C - +85 C (-50F - 200 F)
Operating current: ~220mA
Standby current: ~1mA
SN Ratio: 95dB
DAC resolution: NA
Distortion: < 0.01%
Dimensions: W / H / D - 60* 73 * 20 mm
Enclosure: Black metal
Mazda 3 2003-2008 (*)
Mazda 5 2005-2008
Mazda 6 2003-2008 (03-05 may require change on the radio)
Mazda Miata MX5 2002-2008
Mazda MPV 2002-2008
Mazda Protege 2002-2003
Mazda RX-8 2004-2008 (radio firmware v9.55 or later /v10.01 and v9.81 not supported/)
Mazda Tribute 2002-2006
Mazda BT 50 2006-2008
Mazda CX-7 2007-2008 (no navigation)
Mazda CX-9 2007-2008 (no navigation)
Mazda B-series 2003-2008 (not navigation)
* Not compatible with MP3 stereo
Standard package include:
- Car stereo adapter in metal enclosure
- Vehicle specific harness
- Automotive grade USB Type A Male / Type A Female 3FT cable
- Operation manual
Optional accessories (purchase separately):
- GROM Bluetooth Dongle for hands free calling and wireless playback (GROM-BTD)
- HD Radio Tuner for digital HD Radio FM Stations (GROM-HDR1)
- AUX 3.5mm cable for any MP3 player, mobile phone, XM, etc. (35USB)
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