iPhone 4s & Pioneer App Radio & yellow display!!

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by mrfabio, Jun 5, 2013.

  1. mrfabio macrumors member

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    Hi Guys!
    I bought my iPhone 4s about one year ago, I never had any problem during my usage. Yesterday I connected it to my new Pioneer App Radio 2 (by the way really nice) and I noted that the iPhone display becomes yellow at the top on the left, this is happening always!
    http://www.pioneerelectronics.com/PUSA/Car/AppRadio/AppRadio+2+(SPH-DA100)

    Now I am really worry to connect my iPhone again, do you have any idea? what do you think?
    By google search I found a lot of links about yellow displays, but nothing connected to my case.
    http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1000042
    https://discussions.apple.com/thread/3385567?start=0&tstart=0

    And believe me this is really happening, every time i connect it to the cable coming from the radio..I cannot believe that the expert who assembled the Radio did a mistake..i will investigate..but please let me know if you already heard something similar!

    ciao
    Fabio
     
  2. mrfabio thread starter macrumors member

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  3. PM-Performance macrumors 6502

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    I am willing to be on cooincidence.
    Is it still yellow after pulling the plug?

    Basically that cable just allows you to mirror from phone screen to head unit screen. I dont even think it is possible for this to be caused by the Pioneer
     
  4. mrfabio thread starter macrumors member

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    I can film the scene:
    1) iPhone display is ok
    2) I plug it to the cable
    3) sometimes the yellow tint become immediately visible
    4) I use the App Radio, everything works perfectly
    5) I unplug the very hot warm iPhone and I have the yellow tint, which will gradually disappear during the day..

    This is not happening when I connect the iPhone to another cable, just for checking if it is a common behavior..
    Is it possible that who installed the Radio selected a wrong voltage exit/standard or something similar for the cable used by the iPhone? Because it is happening just in this situation..

    I hope just to do not loose my phone during a long trip..

    thanks for your answer!
     
  5. MrMacMack macrumors 6502a

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    Just taking a stab at this but it seems like the Pioneer might be pushing too much current into the iPhone. Can you use another device to test with?
     
  6. mrfabio thread starter macrumors member

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    same idea, I am going to check with my iPod classic.. but really strange and I cannot believe that this is the root cause
     

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