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Old 03-08-2010, 01:35 PM   #241
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Awesome! I've been looking for a way to set this up in my 2002 330i. After getting a rental car with the "Sync Powered by Microsoft" a couple weeks ago I fell in love with my Blackberry paired-up with the radio. Make life as a sales guy much easier!!!

Before I pull the trigger on this I just want to make sure I'm ordering the correct equipment. Car manufacture date June 2002.

Parts needed:
Parrott CK3000
Connects2 CTPPAR007

Would someone (delmarco maybe???) mind confirming this???

TIA!!
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Old 03-08-2010, 03:03 PM   #242
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CTPPAR007 is for the 17 Pin Round BMW connector
http://www.lowcostcaraudio.co.uk/lcc...er/pid/7642231

CTPPAR008 is for the 40 Pin Flat BMW connector
http://www.lowcostcaraudio.co.uk/lcc...or/pid/7759698

You probably don't want to pull the radio and look, but it's better than ordering the wrong part. According to the specs, the 2002 uses the 40 pin block.

Parrot CK3000 Evo is correct. This is the one that I purchased...http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...8192&viewitem=
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Old 03-08-2010, 03:35 PM   #243
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Do NOT listen the the website specs about the 40 pin 008 connector. If you've read this thread (didn't you JLondon??) it is repeated many times that the e46 business CD headunit all the way to 2005 ONLY uses the 17 pin round connector (007). This assumes you have the Business CD unit because if you have NAV or some other headunit like a 16:9 (see here http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showpos...&postcount=227)it may be different and need the 40 pin.

So, yes, you need the Connects2 CTPPAR007 and the Parrot ck3000.

Here's a tip I posted earlier in this thread...save money!..buy the Eclipse BT-e500 or BT-e600 instead of the Parrot ck3000. Actually they are the SAME thing rebranded. The same store that JLondon linked where he bought his Parrot on ebay sells the BT-e500/600 for $39 instead of $69.

Hope that helps.

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Old 03-08-2010, 03:56 PM   #244
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Do NOT listen the the website specs about the 40 pin 008 connector. If you've read this thread (didn't you JLondon??) it is repeated many times that the e46 business CD headunit all the way to 2005 ONLY uses the 17 pin round connector (007). This assumes you have the Business CD unit because if you have NAV or some other headunit like a 16:9 (see here http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showpos...&postcount=227)it may be different and need the 40 pin.

So, yes, you need the Connects2 CTPPAR007 and the Parrot ck3000.

Here's a tip I posted earlier in this thread...save money!..but the Eclipse BT-e500 or BT-e600 instead of the Parrot ck3000. Actually they are the SAME thing rebranded. The same store that JLondon linked where he bought his Parrot on ebay sells the BT-e500/600 for $39 instead of $69.

Hope that helps.
I have the Business CD Head Unit. No Nav, No CD Changer, No iPod connector...yes, I'm a loser...LOL.

This is what I thought, but wanted to be sure. I will check into the Eclipse BT-e500 and BT-e600.

Edit: Wow! $39.95 on e-bay with no shipping costs. Thanks for the tip!

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Old 03-09-2010, 01:36 PM   #245
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Unbelievable! DROID DOESN'T ... support voice dialing.
Poop. I was looking forward to voice dial and especially nav. from droid. Driver has blackberry so not expecting problems there...droid voice nav, dial and play list would be major +'s. hope they upgrade soon.
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Old 03-09-2010, 02:11 PM   #246
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Yes. That is all you need.
Good Luck with your project.

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Awesome! I've been looking for a way to set this up in my 2002 330i. After getting a rental car with the "Sync Powered by Microsoft" a couple weeks ago I fell in love with my Blackberry paired-up with the radio. Make life as a sales guy much easier!!!

Before I pull the trigger on this I just want to make sure I'm ordering the correct equipment. Car manufacture date June 2002.

Parts needed:
Parrott CK3000
Connects2 CTPPAR007

Would someone (delmarco maybe???) mind confirming this???

TIA!!
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Old 03-09-2010, 02:46 PM   #247
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Yes. That is all you need.
Good Luck with your project.
Thanks. Sonic Electronix shipped the same day I ordered (yesterday)...wow!
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Old 03-09-2010, 05:02 PM   #248
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Awesome diy! thanks Delmarco and gang for great info. I bought the eclipse version of the ck3000 and for now had to get the quick connect harness QCBMW-R with no steering wheel controls. Anyone have this setup and know which wires goes to which. Since the Eclipse version has the wiring harness to go with the eclipse deck and the qcbmw-r harness is made for the oem parrot harness.... it's a mess. Thanks in advance.
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Old 03-10-2010, 03:45 PM   #249
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I have the Business CD Head Unit. No Nav, No CD Changer, No iPod connector...yes, I'm a loser...LOL.

This is what I thought, but wanted to be sure. I will check into the Eclipse BT-e500 and BT-e600.

Edit: Wow! $39.95 on e-bay with no shipping costs. Thanks for the tip!
Get a GROM USB adaptor for music awesomeness!

Your welcome about the tip. That's were I got my Eclipse BT from also but they raped me on shipping to Canada. Still about the cheapest way to get it up here though.
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Old 03-10-2010, 03:51 PM   #250
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Japane Red - read the DIY again. You DO NOT need any of the extra wiring harness stuff that comes with the Eclipse package. Just toss it or set it aside. The DIY clearly shows in pictures the three pieces of the Parrot/Eclipse kit that are used (at least with the Connects2 kit, can't say for others).

I don't know why you got that Quick Connect harness thingy, you shouldve got the Connects2 CTPARR007 as indicated in the DIY. Steve325 also got what you got I think and it works but he said it desn't have the same features and he wished he got the Connects2. The other thing is the Quick connect might need the universal harness that came with the actual Parrot branded product so may not work with the Eclipse product, but I'm not sure about that. Ask steve325.

Good luck and let us know how you get on.
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Old 03-10-2010, 07:47 PM   #251
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Thanks ZZen, your dead on I didn't get the connect2 or else i would have been golden with the detailed diy. Unfortunately not enough time to wait to get the other one. I'll need to use part of the eclipse harness with the QCBMW-R to get it working. Thnks i'll msg steve325 and see if he has any insight. Looks like i'll have to make one harness out of these two. thanks.
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Old 03-10-2010, 08:19 PM   #252
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Trash the QCBMW-R...should only have cost $40 anyway. If you didn't buy the SW101C steering wheel controller, which is the more expensive piece (~$120), then you're losing out on the true benefit of "handsfree". Using the steering wheel controls is the main reason why I installed the kit in the first place.
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Thanks ZZen, your dead on I didn't get the connect2 or else i would have been golden with the detailed diy. Unfortunately not enough time to wait to get the other one. I'll need to use part of the eclipse harness with the QCBMW-R to get it working. Thnks i'll msg steve325 and see if he has any insight. Looks like i'll have to make one harness out of these two. thanks.
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Old 03-11-2010, 02:16 AM   #254
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Trash the QCBMW-R...should only have cost $40 anyway. If you didn't buy the SW101C steering wheel controller, which is the more expensive piece (~$120), then you're losing out on the true benefit of "handsfree". Using the steering wheel controls is the main reason why I installed the kit in the first place.
Exactly!

OK, as steve325 says, you can solder yourself together a harness by hacking up the eclipse radio harness, etc, but youll have no steering wheel controls at all since you didn't get the wheel control module that works with the QuickConnect harness.

You must be in dire need of this right now?? It took less than two weeks to get my Connects2 kit from UK to Canada.
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Old 03-11-2010, 05:24 AM   #255
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Get a GROM USB adaptor for music awesomeness!

Your welcome about the tip. That's were I got my Eclipse BT from also but they raped me on shipping to Canada. Still about the cheapest way to get it up here though.
Sorry to threadjack. On the GROM USB adaptor...did you go with the trunk mount?
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Old 03-12-2010, 03:46 PM   #256
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This diy made me look at my mess of wires and scratch my head since it was so nice and easy and no splicing or cutting up wires. I used the exisiting wiring harness for the parrot and the qcbmw-r and made it work with no big issues. I took some pics for any body who has to run this setup of the wire schematics.

To answer Zzen's questions yes I was too much in a rush to wait unfortunately and to me right now the steering wheel contorls i can do with out.

Thanks Steve325i for your want to help. I took pics to send to you but was able to figure it out with some trial and error.

Having fun taking the middle exhaust vent out and fitting the mic in the headliner. freaking tight. goign to put it all in tonight. now that the harness is done
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Old 03-12-2010, 06:22 PM   #257
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I used the exisiting wiring harness for the parrot and the qcbmw-r and made it work with no big issues.
I'm glad it went smooth - well at least the radio harnes s part.

I also had issues with the vents. That was the first time I had to go back on the forum in the middle of a DIY for input.

I didn't have any issue with the mic though. I removed the screws & A-pillar cover to run it up.
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Old 03-13-2010, 12:11 AM   #258
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Took my time and installed it. Bruced knuckles from trying to fit the wiring harness behind the deck and my good ol bmw ipod adapter. Eventually had to cut a piece of plastic out as it would not fit no matter what. Thanks guys.

I was being to gentle trying to push the mic through the headliner. looks so sleek nothing exposed.
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Old 03-13-2010, 06:33 AM   #259
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Is anyone putting the Parrot Controller/Keypad in the glove box for easy access?
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Old 03-13-2010, 08:36 AM   #260
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Is anyone putting the Parrot Controller/Keypad in the glove box for easy access?
I did...see my post earlier in this thread... http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showpos...&postcount=167
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