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Old 08-31-2011, 01:02 PM   #1
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Exclamation USA SPEC bmw *Questions*

does anyone know wherei can buy a reasonable priced USA spec pa12 for the bmw? ive checked Ebay and they go for like 120$. anyone out there selling one?

Also, would the DSP version work for my NON DSP radio? i heard the only difference is a cable it comes with? thanks!
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Old 08-31-2011, 01:46 PM   #2
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I think $120 is fairly cheap

Yes the DSP version will still work. Only difference is it comes with a DSP cable, which you will not use.
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Old 08-31-2011, 01:47 PM   #3
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$120 is reasonable. I think that's what I paid for mine. Worth every penny. And much better than DICE!!!
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Old 08-31-2011, 03:45 PM   #4
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I paid $110 for mine on eBay, and I remember not really finding any great deals or sales.
Since I traded my iDevice for a Windows Phone, I'd sell you my USA Spec cheap, but there's no standard aux solution for my older head unit.
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Old 08-31-2011, 03:49 PM   #5
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I got a used one for $90.00 shipped. Was really lucky with that one. If you're willing to wait and constantly check eBay and your local CL, you can get a good used one below $100.00. However, being that you might not even know how long of a wait you're going to have, just pay $20~ more now and be done with it.
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$120 isn't reasonable to you? Go buy a Corolla
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Old 08-31-2011, 04:22 PM   #7
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I paid $110 for mine on eBay, and I remember not really finding any great deals or sales.
Since I traded my iDevice for a Windows Phone, I'd sell you my USA Spec cheap, but there's no standard aux solution for my older head unit.
I have a Windows Phone as well. Does the USA Spec not work with Windows Phone? I was going to buy this soon and use my phone with it.
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Old 08-31-2011, 04:46 PM   #8
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I got a used one for $90.00 shipped. Was really lucky with that one. If you're willing to wait and constantly check eBay and your local CL, you can get a good used one below $100.00. However, being that you might not even know how long of a wait you're going to have, just pay $20~ more now and be done with it.
lol yea, i was watching that one! i was about to buy it but someone did BUY IT NOW and took it!. was it like 2 days ago? hahaha funny seeing you here
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Old 08-31-2011, 05:12 PM   #9
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I have a Windows Phone as well. Does the USA Spec not work with Windows Phone? I was going to buy this soon and use my phone with it.
Oh no, it works, but only the RCA-to-3.5mm-stereo/aux plug, obviously, not the iPod connection. But since I have the old head unit and no CD changer in the back, I don't have another cheaper aux solution.
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Old 08-31-2011, 08:51 PM   #10
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Oh no, it works, but only the RCA-to-3.5mm-stereo/aux plug, obviously, not the iPod connection. But since I have the old head unit and no CD changer in the back, I don't have another cheaper aux solution.
whats your other cheap solution, id love to do the same
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whats your other cheap solution, id love to do the same
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But since I have the old head unit and no CD changer in the back, I don't have a cheap aux solution. At all.
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