What is the orange wire for on a car stereo?
What to Know. The 12V battery wire is yellow, the accessory wire is red, and the dimmer/illumination wire is orange with a white stripe.
What is the power antenna wire for?
This wire is typically for power antenna or factory amplifier turn on, do not get this wire confused with the remote turn on wire with the blue/white stripe.
What is the key wire on a car stereo?
The Key 1, Key 2, and Key GND wires will be used to interface steering wheel controls if your vehicle came equipped. Most newer vehicles will also need the Axxess ASWC-1 to translate the steering wheel controls to this stereo. Helpful?