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Thread: Official CAR Hookup??
11-22-2007, 07:56 AM #1Official CAR Hookup??
Is there any official "made for iphone" car hookup to listen to music?? Christmas is coming up and this is something i would really like! If theres not, whats the best hookup to listen to music through car stereo as well as charge?
11-23-2007, 06:51 PM #2
I have a BMW M3 and i use the BMW iPod integration kit. It works AMAZINGLY. problem is it is only for BMW's.
These guys make a better one, i dont know which other car's they make it for. http://www.dension.com/main.htm
Alpine also sells a kit to hook up to their decks.
here is a pic of what mine looked like in my old car, in my M3 i moved it by the hand brake so i can still talk on the phone and once im done with my call, the music comes back on. it is the perfect hook-up for iPhone/iPod car integration.
11-24-2007, 02:51 AM #3
Do not use a Belkin auto kit for a charger. You can modify the Belkin for audio output only, but so far they are dangerous to use for charging.
I would recommend buying a dock extension cable from cablejive, and the factory dock, and a usb car adapter.
wont be super clean, but you'll get safe charging, line output, and no nag screen.
11-24-2007, 04:44 PM #4
Does the iPhone work with old iPod connectors? I have a 2004 Mercedes E-Class with iPod connector, but I haven't tried it yet because of the charging issue.
11-25-2007, 10:44 AM #5
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11-27-2007, 08:04 AM #6
unfortunately the one I have (plugs into the aux port in my Pioneer HU) does, it will charge but that is about it how am I to illegally watch movies on my iphone instead of looking at the road!
11-28-2007, 04:43 PM #7
Wow, that icelink setup is beautiful....