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my ipod and 97 owb stock stereo...
Posted 21 September 2003 - 01:44 PM
which brings me to this post. has anybody found a way to add a line-in jack to the factory stereo?
the cd player connector has 7 or so pins. 1 is probably power, 1 ground, 2 signal (left & right), 1 signal ground, 1 a control (to tell it when to switch to cd mode). my current thought are that i would need a way to disconnect the cd player, then tell fool the main unit to think the cd player is on and sending signal. i could then run a 3.5mm connector between the ipod and the head unit, giving me a wire path between them, for much better quality.
i know there are aftermarket units out there with line inputs on the front, but most of them are pretty cheesy looking and aren't too many choices (jvc and awia, mostly), and i'd like to give this a try first. Thanks...
Posted 22 September 2003 - 09:47 AM
In my Outback, I'm still using a cassette adapter and it works better than you would think. It's certainly at least as good as the stock subaru system is for fidelity.
Posted 22 September 2003 - 08:09 PM
i'd hate to spend a lot of money for a new head unit, when i will primarially be using it only for the amp - i hardly listen to the radio (only traffic, stern sometimes), and never use the tape deck - but i always have the cd going. with the ipod, i expect that to take over the cd player's duties...
i have seen that xplay too, but i'm not too sure. there is a freeware interface floating around, and i've heard some good things about it, but i'll keep xplay in mind...
Posted 22 September 2003 - 08:19 PM
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