About the Crux SWRTY-61N Wiring Interface
Keep those factory options
You'll only be able to retain your steering wheel audio controls with a compatible car stereo made by Alpine, Blaupunkt, Clarion, JVC, Kenwood, Pioneer, or Sony. No other brands are currently compatible. Check the Details tab to see if steering wheel audio controls are retained in your vehicle.
Keep those factory options
Crux's SWRTY-61N interface ensures that you can keep the factory steering wheel controls in your Toyota when installing an aftermarket radio. With compatible receivers, you can also keep your Toyota's backup camera and auxiliary input. Connect this interface to the wires on your new stereo's wiring harness, and you've covered the power, ground, and factory speaker connections for your new stereo.
The SWRTY-61N interface also offers the reverse, illumination, and Vehicle Speed Sensor (V.S.S.) outputs that you'll need if you're installing a navigation receiver.
Note: The interface does not support the factory JBL amplifier.
- connect a new stereo in select 2011-up Toyota models
- retain your steering wheel controls with select car stereos
- retains your Toyota's rear-view camera and aux input with compatible receivers
- provides connections for Vehicle Speed Sensor (V.S.S.), reverse gear, and illumination for installing navigation receivers
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # SWRTY-61N
What's in the box:
- Radio replacement interface module (w/ attached T- harness)
- Rear speaker harness
- SWC harness
- Parking brake harness
- Antenna adapter
- USB retention adapter (USB-TY01)
- Installation Instructions
More details on the Crux SWRTY-61N Wiring Interface
Radio Replacement Interface for Toyota: The CRUX SWRTY-61N is a radio replacement interface for select 2012-up Toyota vehicles. It facilitates the integration of select aftermarket radios to enable retention of certain factory features when replacing a factory-installed radio. This enhanced interface retains the factory rear-view (backup) camera, USB port, and aux input, plus is pre-programmed for retention of steering wheel controls. It also includes navigation outputs.
Note: This CRUX adapter will only retain steering wheel audio controls with car stereos made by Pioneer, Sony, Jensen, Alpine, Clarion, Kenwood, JVC, and Blaupunkt.
Vehicle Compatibility: The CRUX SWRTY-61N is supported by the following Toyota vehicles; with non-amplified factory audio systems (as of 9/17/2019).
Note: Does not support vehicles with factory JBL amplified audio systems.
Supported Aftermarket Head Units: The CRUX SWRTY-61N radio replacement interface will only retain steering wheel audio controls with car stereos made by Pioneer, Sony, Alpine, Clarion, Kenwood, JVC, and Blaupunkt.
Steering Wheel Control Compatible: The CRUX SWRTY-61N features a steering wheel control output for compatible aftermarket head units. The steering wheel control output consists of a right-angle 3.5mm connector and a light blue/yellow wire (use the connection that your aftermarket head unit is fitted with). The SWRTY-61N interface module will work with any of the listed aftermarket head units, by setting its dip-switches (see owner's manual for appropriate setting).
Note: The steering wheel control interface features two 4-pin connectors (labeled - "Pioneer/Sony" and "Alpine/Clarion/Kenwood/JVC"). You will only plug in one of these connectors to the interface module, based on the type aftermarket head unit you are installing.
Retains Backup Camera: This radio replacement interface also retains your vehicle's factory back-up camera; the included harness contains a male composite video connector that plugs into the female composite video camera input on the back of your aftermarket head unit.
Note: 2013-2017 Toyota Highlander vehicles without factory navigation radio will not retain the factory back up camera.
Retains USB Port: The included USB-TY01 USB Retention Adapter allows you to retain the factory USB port. This port is handy for connecting your USB devices and keeping your phone charged.
Note: The included USB adapter does not support Apple CarPlay or Android Auto.
Auxiliary Input Retention: You also get to keep your vehicle's factory auxiliary (3.5mm) input. The included harness contains male stereo RCA connectors which plug into your aftermarket head unit's rear-panel Aux input. If your aftermarket head unit contains a 3.5mm Aux input, then you will need a female stereo RCA to male stereo minijack adapter cable (sold separately).
Navigation Outputs: The CRUX SWRTY-61N radio replacement interface module provides a VSS (vehicle speed sense), Parking Brake, and a Reverse Gear output to make installing an aftermarket Navigation radio simpler and less time consuming.
Wiring Harness: The included harness features the following wires which will need to be hardwired (solder or crimped) to your aftermarket head unit's wiring harness.
|Red||+12 Volt Accessory|
|Yellow||+12 Volt Constant|
|White||Left Front Speaker +|
|White/black||Left Front Speaker -|
|Gray||Right Front Speaker +|
|Gray/black||Right Front Speaker -|
|Green||Left Rear Speaker +|
|Green/black||Left Rear Speaker -|
|Purple||Right Rear Speaker +|
|Purple/black||Right Rear Speaker -|
|Red/black||Vehicle Speed Sense (VSS)|
|Brown/black||Pulse Dimmer Output|
Note: Installation tools, hardware, & accessories are not included & sold separately.
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