Originally Posted by funkahdafi
does anyone know the difference between those two options? The manual says the iPod should be connected via the special Y-cable that has a dock connector and an AUX connector. I just tried hooking it up via a standard USB/dock-connector cable and it seems to work fine. Does the Y-cable have any advantages over the plain USB connection?
If you are able to listen to music, browse your playlists with a standard apple usb / dock cable, that is the preferable option so stick with that. The usb/analog cable option is the default feature for folks who didn't get nav or the enhanced usb/bluetooth option.