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Old 01-05-2013, 06:39 AM   #1
andrewlu
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Guys, question for the DIY AUX cable

Hello guys,

I tried to make an AUX cable today, but it does not work.

I checked the cable made by myself, I think the cable is fine, I wonder if I need sofeware to support or update some system of my car?

After connecting to the CD plug, I cann't find the AUX in the LED plate.

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Old 05-22-2013, 12:33 PM   #2
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on back of the CD there are 2 Conncection one for the CD stacker the Other is what u used for the AUX u bridge pin 8-9 L+R and 4 is GND . Then Press the MODE button then AUX will show on the CD player .
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Old 05-22-2013, 09:33 PM   #3
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yea you dont need any software update. try what BMWboi says that should work.
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Old 05-23-2013, 03:32 PM   #4
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I did this cable thing on Saturday with some measure of success, there was no software updates or anything, just plug and play. Perhaps you have it on the wrong pins? Or your CD player is the wrong version
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Old 05-26-2013, 04:55 AM   #5
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http://www.e46fanatics.com/forum/sho...d.php?t=722025 that will help search for your Alpine, Model CD53, Part Number 65. 12-6 927 902 (Feb 2003-Aug 2003). should be fine . But I did have the 65.12-6 943 429 but I had it for over 2 years and no problems want the Mp3 part but I upgraded to dynavin only like 2 months ago
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Old 06-19-2013, 10:37 AM   #6
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Guys, question for the DIY AUX cable

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Use conector B pins ,4,8&9


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