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Old 01-12-2015, 10:57 PM   #1
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Hi Everyone

Like most people, I've upgraded to the iPhone 6 which utilises the Lightning Cable.

Has anyone replaced their old iphone cable running from the DICE unit which was used for my old iPhone 5?

Hoping to retain the ability to stream music from my phone and charge using the DICE unit.

Please point me in the right direction.
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Old 01-12-2015, 11:23 PM   #2
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Hi Everyone

Like most people, I've upgraded to the iPhone 6 which utilises the Lightning Cable.

Has anyone replaced their old iphone cable running from the DICE unit which was used for my old iPhone 5?

Hoping to retain the ability to stream music from my phone and charge using the DICE unit.

Please point me in the right direction.
At best you might be able to get it to work with the lighting-to-30pin adapter that Apple sells. I just ended up buying an aux cable for my radio. I don't like the phone charging all the time.

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At best you might be able to get it to work with the lighting-to-30pin adapter that Apple sells. I just ended up buying an aux cable for my radio. I don't like the phone charging all the time.
Hrrm, fair point you have there.

I tried using the aux in on the DICE unit the other day and it didn't work.

Do I have to toggle the dip switches? To change it to read the aux input and not the iphone cable?
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I have a DICE adapter and an iPhone 6. I added the Lightning adapter. Btw, the adapter has a digital to analog converter. Why? The audio stream coming from the lightning connector on the bottom of the phone is digital.
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I have a DICE adapter and an iPhone 6. I added the Lightning adapter. Btw, the adapter has a digital to analog converter. Why? The audio stream coming from the lightning connector on the bottom of the phone is digital.
Is this the adapter you have?

http://store.apple.com/au/product/MD...30-pin-adapter

Does audio still stream through the speakers and charge the phone on ios8?
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Is this the adapter you have?

http://store.apple.com/au/product/MD...30-pin-adapter

Does audio still stream through the speakers and charge the phone on ios8?
Yes. They also make a 6 inch cable version of that adapter. It will work better if you use a case.

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Yes. They also make a 6 inch cable version of that adapter. It will work better if you use a case.

Cheers for that mate.

I'll get the one which has a cable.

A few of them on eBay state they do not support iOS 8 (cheaper ones) whereas the slightly more expensive ones apparently do. But I would think that all these cheapie knockoffs come from the same factory and work identically to each other....
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Just to chime in here, in our experience only the official Apple adapters seem to play well with these systems, we have had VERY poor results with any aftermarket adapter ever working.

We recommend this adapter for users who do not run a case on their iPod/iPhone:
http://store.apple.com/us/product/MD...30-pin-adapter

And this adapter for those who do run cases:
http://store.apple.com/us/product/MD...-02-m?fnode=3c
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http://store.apple.com/au/product/MD...30-pin-adapter



Does audio still stream through the speakers and charge the phone on ios8?

Yes. iOS 8? Yes.
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