I'm about to become the proud owner of a fancy new ipod. I have read
on this group that the Bose premium sound combined with the 'Comand'
system gives me an AUX input somewhere in the vehicle. So here's my
1. Is it relatively easy to hook the ipod up through this port, and
if so where do I access it?
2. If it isn't, would most car stereo shops be able to wire an
interface for me?
Stereo mini plug to RCA male cables are readily available at Radio Shack,
etc. I'm using the iTrip from Griffin on my older 5GB iPod, but I
understand that the new models now have a version for them
On 19 Dec 2003 05:01:22 -0800, firstname.lastname@example.org (Nishka)
I don't think you get an AUX input for audio, if you add the TV tuner
this will give you an AUX input for a DVD player etc, but there isn't
a standard audio one
Well, you won't find any RCA connectors on the back of your COMAND
unit, or anywhere else for that matter....
A guy I work with has an ipod and he uses an itrip to connect to his
car, clips on the top of the ipod and you tune into it using your
car's FM radio, works a treat, cheap too.... Maybe this would be
better for you? No wires and works with any car/radio
Found a very anonymous looking port in the glove box that turns out to
be a small phono (headphone) jack. Went out to radio shack and bought a
stereo cable, and connected the ipod to the port. MB even left a hole
for the cable to pass through to so I can close the glove box :).
Switched to aux mode, and sure enough the ipod comes through clear as
day. It's awesome. No distortion, perfect sound.
So if anyone else out there has a comand system, look for a little
silver colored hole on the right side of the glove box. It should work
without much effort. I'm now the envy of my friends :).
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