I think whatever you buy has to be a fiber optic loop through. You can also choose to keep your cdplayer and stash it somewhere in the car. Any decent tech should be able to power your car's amplifiers. All I know is that it's the dolby 6disc in-dash radio, but don't know the model number that I have often seen referred to in these discussions. Now check for continuity between the headphone audio connector jack and the pins on the card. ? I've installed stereos on dozens of vehicles from 1943 to 2014. Your Name With your name, pick the class of car you drive, and you will be able to find other drivers by looking out for the same colour.
We got bluetooth and aux retrofit kits for Volvo. I hate hanging wires, and you lose a generation of audio quality using them. Reach under the edge of this little connector card, which sticks straight up, and ease it out of its seat and out of the unit. If anyone has insight on what might be going on here that would be great. Play music, control from car stereo or steering wheel, and charge at the same time. This patch can be removed by the authorized dealer only. The handsfree calling isn't the best on the other end, but they can hear me and the calls work just fine.
I also couldn't figure out which head unit I currently have, and that's why I attached the photo. Some adapters work specifically with certain devices, including adapters for the iPod or iPhone 5. It's such a pain to do anything with it. Follow the steps below to connect an audio headphone style input jack directly to almost any Volvo stereo without any additional kit or spending any money. No, I don't work for the company.
It sounds like it may be a knock off of the Grom box or something. I think this covers everything. A fiber optic cable 5 meters long cost me +-15-20usd. So, in order to use an aftermarket headunit you have to make a few mods to the car. Please ensure that your Volvo radio has the correct input at the rear. While I'd like Iphone connectivity and charging, all I really want is a direct wire connection for my satellite radio, like a headphone jack. It is seated into the lower unit via a slip-on slip-off connector.
Basically, I wanted to know if any modern Volvo owner had tried to rig it. Could someone please tell me which model it is? Select your car model in the filter to view products that may fit your car and stereo. You also have to see if it works on your car mine doesn't have sunroof:banghead: so i have all the space i want , if you have the necessary space for the cables. It's about 3 or 4 pieces. The owners manual does not reference any port. While I'd like Iphone connectivity and charging, all I really want is a direct wire connection for my satellite radio, like a headphone jack. A PayPal account is not required.
I find all stock car decks to have methods of limiting your sound, automatic volume equalizing and leveling, etc. Please contact us before returning any item. We need to know this as the radios are very different. You can control the playback through your car stereo or steering wheel controls. Basically the only thing that works is the display for the radio.
Anyhow, I was hoping to hear from someone to see if I should give it go. Volvos are known as the safest car on the planet. Let the dealer do it. If you need a custom length of cable you have to go to the dealer and ask them to cut it with a special tool volvo specific - I used about 3 or 4 times during my buildup. Do not use a regular audio tape, as it will add noise and may cause distortion of the signal — only use an empty dummy cassette.
They have wheels, and a steering wheel, a horn and are made of metal boxes. Sounds fantastic, no distortion whatsoever. Followed this procedure today on my 1995 850 and it worked beautifully — a very elegant hack. You can drive fine and the car works fine. Don't try to cut it with a x-acto knife because you'll mess up the light transmission. Most of the discussions and replies were very old, so I was wondering if there are any new devices out yet for my model. Under the post is a link called flair click that link, and flag the post based on the make of the car the post is about.
You can edit the text after you have chosen your make. I'll consider these other options later. Warranty information is provided on each product page. Flair is the label that shows up next to your name, and next to your post. I was thinking about this for an upcoming family trip. Maybe this isn't a big deal for cars without automatic climate control.