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Details about  Grom Audio USB MP3 CD Changer car kit for recent HONDA FRV PRELUDE INSIGHT S2000

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Grom Audio USB MP3 CD Changer car kit for recent HONDA FRV PRELUDE INSIGHT S2000
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Ashby De La Zouch, Leicestershire. UK, United Kingdom


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 GROM Audio USB MP3 car stereo interface adapter for recent Honda

This unique USB kit allows you to seamlessly integrate your digital music into the car audio system fooling the stereo into believing an OEM (Original Equipment) CD changer is connected. Control your digital music library all from the convenience of your stereo or steering wheel controls.

The Grom USB kit can be upgraded with 2 additional accessories:

Easy DIY installation and a direct connection to the stereo provides excellent sound quality, avoiding the issues of poor sound quality experienced with FM modulators.



Main Features:

  • Listen to your favorite music directly from a USB stick or drive without the need for an MP3 player.
  • Direct connection into the car stereo enables high quality sound.
  • Change tracks, browse your music files all via your stereo or steering wheel controls.
  • See album, artist and track names, stereo permitting.
  • Factory matched harness that connects to your car stereo. Simple DIY plug-n-play installation in many cases.
  • 2 additional input connectors for Aux-line-in, iPod/iPhone control and Bluetooth connectivity (Purchased separately)
  • Easily swap between the different music sources, when connected.
  • Legally operate your audio device or phone whilst driving
  • Firmware upgradeable, universal interface fits many car makes and could be transferable to your next car!
  • 1 Year Faulty Unit Exchange Warranty & 14 Day Money Back Guarantee.

USB MP3 Player features:

  • Convert USB memory into a virtual CD changer
  • Play MP3 / WMA / iTunes (AAC) files
  • Navigate through directories and map them to the disk buttons on your car stereo
  • Display MP3/WMA titles/artist/album (where stereo permits)
  • Built-in high quality MP3 / WMA Decoder
  • Supports USB disk/flash drive/mass storage devices
  • FAT 16/32 system supported with up to 32GB capacity
  • Shuffle, scan, repeat through your MP3/WMA files
  • Playlist positions are preserved for several USB sticks

Download the USB kit Operation Manual


Grom USB2 box with USB cable

Suitable for the following vehicles:

  • Honda Accord 03-10
  • Honda Civic 06-10
  • Honda CRV 04-10
  • Honda Jazz 05-10
  • Honda FRV 04-10
  • Honda S2000 06-10
  • Honda HRV 02-06
  • Honda Integra 05-10
  • Honda Goldwing 03-10 (please email first to confirm the compatibility)
  • Note: Will work with ALL head units include SAT NAV system.
  • Note: Will work on any Honda head unit where CD port is present.
  • Note: For older Honda's please see our other auctions

Unsure? Download the full vehicle application guide or contact us first.



Compatible with the following USB devices:

  • Most USB disks
  • USB flash drive
  • USB stick
  • USB mass storage devices
  • USB external hard drive  

Apple Compatibility: (Using additional iPod cable)



What's in the kit:

  • Car stereo adapter in metal enclosure GROM-U2-HON1
  • Vehicle specific cable HON1M to connect to CD changer port
  • USB cable
  • Installation manual

The schematic to the right gives a basic overview of the installation. The "Data Cable" plugs into the rear of the factory car radio into the CD changer port. Then the other end of the data cable plugs into the Grom adapter box. Next the audio cables are plugged into the Grom adapter box and routed through to the glove box or arm rest.

  • No fuss, easy DIY plug-and-play installation
  • No wiring needs to be cut or soldered.
  • The installation of this kit should not affect your vehicles warranty.
  • 0.5m Data cable (vehicle specific cable)
  • 2m USB male to female cable



The below video clips are examples to show a typical easy installation and a unit in operation (your vehicle may be different but the approach is still fundamentally the same).




Control over iPod/iPhone
Via car stereo or steering wheel controls
Via iPod/iPhone click wheel/touch screen
Control over USB Flash Drive/External Hard drive
Via car stereo or steering wheel controls
Sound Quality
Direct connection to your factory car stereo
CD quality sound
Audio Level Matching technology
Music sources
Any music source via AUX-IN 3.5mm
iPod/iPhone via dock cable (C-IPD2)

Bluetooth wireless playback from your mobile phone (via GROM Bluetooth Dongle)

USB Flash Drive/External Hard Drive
Emulates OEM/factory changer or Satellite radio
(depending on radio model)
View actual Folder/Playlist/Track number on the stereo screen
View track titles and artists names on the screen*
Bluetooth hands free (via GROM Bluetooth Dongle)
iPhone/iPod charging via iPod dock cable (C-IPD2)
Firmware upgradeable
Universal, can be used for many car makes

* Where stereo permits. Note: Some functions may differ on certain cars


Not included with this auction but available from our store here

  • iPod / iPhone cable for connection of Apple devices, standard and extra long length (left)
  • Bluetooth Dongle & microphone (centre)
  • AUX MiniDin to 3.5mm audio cable for connecting an auxiliary sound source (right)

Q: Who are Grom Audio?
GROM Audio is a developer and manufacturer of high quality Digital Protocol CD Converters and Digital Auxiliary Input Converters for in-car entertainment. The entire product range uses the car's original equipment, so your car will retain its sleek look while giving you the powerful access to your music library.All of the products are made according to the latest technology standards allowing for the highest quality and leading edge digital solutions for total integration of many electronic devices.

Q: How easy is it to install the adapter?
A: The adapter itself is easy to install, the difficult part is removing the stereo, on some cars this is very easy on others it can be a little tricky involving the use of stereo removal keys which can also be purchased from our store. Need help removing the stereo? There are plenty of stereo removal guides on YouTube or a great site for help is
Once the stereo is removed you simply connect the factory matched connector to the port on the rear of the stereo, simply route the cable and box to your preferred vehicle location such as glove box/centre console/arm rest etc then refit the stereo and enjoy!

Q: Can I connect/control an iPod or other MP3 player using the USB port?
A: The USB connection is only for USB memory devices such as a memory stick or USB hard drive and does not act as a host. For iPod/iPhone control an additional cable IPD2 or IPD2L is required which connects to the iPod mini din socket. You can connect any audio device to the aux in 3.5mm socket however this method does not support control via the car stereo.

Q: Can I use the Bluetooth dongle and iPod cable at the same time?
A: No, only one ext port is available

Q: I’m not sure if my car is compatible?
A: The above list shows the vehicles this particular kit is compatible with. For full vehicle listings please download our full compatibility list which details all vehicle models.
If you think that your car is compatible but is not on the list then view our harness guide to see if you have the correct connector on your radio.
Finally if your still not sure then please email us your vehicle make, year and stereo details and we'll let you know.

Q: Will my Factory CD changer still function?
A: A changer built into the stereo will remain working, an external CD changer will usually be replaced with this kit. Note: Your stereo should be CD changer capable.

 Q: What is a vehicle specific cable and which one do I need?
The vehicle specific cable connects the adapter to your car stereo. With this kit you get the HON1 cable for recent Honda's, if you have an older model then please see our other listings for older Honda's with the MBUS or HON92 cable.

Please feel free to check out our 100% positive feedback. We are a family run business and have been established for over 4 years. We are the UK Distributer for Grom Audio products. Grom Audio also provide free technical support should any problems be experienced.

For any queries contact us via eBay or call on 01530 411066

All our products are equipped with a 1 year manufacturers replacement warranty. If the item is not working you can always return it for a replacement within 1 year of purchase.

Payment must be made within 3 business days after purchase. We accept PayPal or Credit Card.
Should you have any problems with your payment please contact us in a timely manner and we will be happy to assist you in your situation.
All non-paying buyers will be reported to eBay.

If you are not totally satisfied with your purchase for any reason, you have the right to return your order within 7 working days from date of delivery for full credit or refund less any applicable delivery charges. The item must be in the original condition without any evidence of physical damage or tampering. Every customer must contact and obtain an RMA number and return address. Should you have ordered the wrong item and need to make an exchange please contact us.

Most orders will be shipped within 1-2 business days by Royal Mail 1st Class Recorded Signed ForTM "Packet" 1st Class Recorded service.
European orders are shipped by Royal Mail 1st Class Recorded Signed ForTM "Packet" International Signed For service and usually take 2-4 days.
A tracking number can be provided on request.
Worldwide shipping available - please contact us first.
If you would like a faster delivery please contact us and we will do our best to assist you.


For all technical enquiries please either contact us via eBay or contact Grom Audio. Please allow us 48 hours to respond to your enquiry.

Disclaimer: While we strive to provide you with a high-quality product and test our product thoroughly, in some cases incompatibility is possible. It is not feasible to test the adapter on every car and every particular car stereo that is out there. Sometimes, even exactly the same looking car stereos are different inside or may have some difference in electronics / firmware etc. If the adapter is not working, or you have problem with it, please contact us and we will do our best to assist you.

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