Originally Posted by Bluesguy
Is there anyway to connect an mp3 player(IPOD) to my 1015 for playback thru the system.
I purchased 2 iPod Docks from Radio Shack that lets me connect my iPod Video 80GB to my Pioneer VSX-1015TX, and also my PC. They are listed on the Radio Shack web site at $40.
They are great. It comes with dock adapters for various model iPods, has L&R RCA Audio outputs, RCA Composite video output, S-video output, and a USB 2.0 ports also. It also comes with it's own wireless remote that allows you to control the iPod (song selection, menu selection, volume control, etc.). It also can be used to charge your iPod.
It's called the Accurian Universal Dock with Remote Control for iPod.
Model No. AMA-2336
Radio Shack Catalog No. 12-2336Features:
This universal dock enables users to make their iPod® nano or iPod video into a multimedia center. The dock has standard RCA and S-video jacks so you can watch your iPod videos and shows through your TV. With these connections you can also play your tunes through your TV's audio system. The included remote makes it easy to play, pause, skip backward or forward, shuffle or repeat playlist and control the volume of your iPod. Plus, the dock also lets you charge and sync your iPod to your computer with the USB 2.0 port.
* RCA and S-video jacks so you can watch your iPod videos and listen to your tunes through your TV
* USB 2.0 port so you can charge and sync you iPod to your computer easily
* Included remote so you can control you ipod playback from your couch or chair
What's in the box
* Dock Main Unit
* Remote Control w/ Battery Cell
* Dock Adapters (5)
* RCA AV Cable (3 ft.)
* AC Adapter
* Owner's Manual
Hope this helps.