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By far cheapest way to get iPod with factory radio

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by Khaos, May 7, 2010.

  1. May 7, 2010 at 5:36 PM
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    Khaos

    Khaos [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I bought the Metra iPod Adaptor from Techforless.com for roughly $35-40 shipped (can't remember exact price) a few weeks ago, and now its even cheaper. Install was easy and it came with an iPod mount.

    The only problem is that when I connected my iTouch to the unit, the unit wants to control it but is incompatible. It will play my music, but when I go to music on my iTouch I get the "Accessory Connected" message, so I had to unplug my Itouch to change music.

    Went and Jailbroke my Itouch today and got the noaccessorysplash app added to the jailbreak. So now I have regained full control of my Itouch and it only recognizes the adaptor as a dock, so I can control my music fully from the Itouch again the way I want.

    Total cost for it all was under $40, and I have full control over my iPod with perfect sound, all out of the factory unit.
     
  2. May 7, 2010 at 5:39 PM
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    ToucanV13

    ToucanV13 You think I was rollin out here naked?

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    Sweet good toknow :thumbsup:
     
  3. May 20, 2010 at 8:15 PM
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    do you have the JBL or non JBL stereo?
     
  4. May 20, 2010 at 8:22 PM
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    Check out Grom Audio.

    Edit: I really need to read the entire first post.
     
  5. May 21, 2010 at 12:40 AM
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    MJonAgs32

    MJonAgs32 asphinctersayswhat?

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    check out my build
    do you have a pic of the mount?
     
  6. May 23, 2010 at 10:19 PM
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    Was this the one you got Metra TYIP01
    Now its only 20$ :O
     
  7. May 25, 2010 at 9:52 AM
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    w00dy

    w00dy Hey Now!

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    Khaos---
    How did you make out with this unit. Its down to $18...!!!! ($11 for shipping though)
    It doesn't say if it work for 3gs.

    Do you have any pictures before you installed it or after? The pictures on the site are not the best.

    My phone is spirit j'broken btw
    thanks
     
  8. Jul 6, 2010 at 8:43 PM
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    VooDoo

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    would this work with an ipod classic without having to unplugging it everytime?
     
  9. Jul 6, 2010 at 8:57 PM
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  10. Jul 6, 2010 at 9:07 PM
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    just ordered one for 20.88 including shipping!! If it doesn't work oh well it was only 20 bucks :rolleyes:
     
  11. Jul 9, 2010 at 3:50 PM
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    VooDoo More Cowbell!

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    got it in the mail today and it didn't work...
    it says its connected but wont let me press the disc button...i have a ipod classic so i cant jailbreak it
     
  12. Jul 9, 2010 at 6:22 PM
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    Does anyone know if it works with the IPhone?
     
  13. Jul 9, 2010 at 8:51 PM
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    To get the iPod to change from "accessory connected" mode try holding the down arrow on your steering wheel.
    It worked with my old Neo adapter.
     
  14. Aug 10, 2010 at 1:29 PM
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    Thread revival, but i just wanted to say i got one of these for 15$ shipped. I received it like 4 days after i ordered it and the install took like less than 30 mins. It works great on my ipod touch 2nd gen, the only thing is doesnt do is charge the battery but thats not a big deal. Just wanted to let people know.
     
  15. Aug 10, 2010 at 1:33 PM
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    it lets you change music from the ipod too?
     
  16. Aug 10, 2010 at 1:35 PM
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    yeah, but its a jailbroken ipod and i used the noaccesorysplash app from cydia.
     
  17. Aug 10, 2010 at 1:37 PM
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    oh ok...i dont want to jailbrake mine yet haha
     
  18. Aug 10, 2010 at 1:53 PM
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    oh, yeah i understand.
     
  19. Aug 17, 2010 at 7:34 PM
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    Forster46 Very nice how much?

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    quick question, i was reading up on these and noticed everyone who has them has a 6 disc changer. i have single disc and does it still work? and whats jbl?
     
  20. Aug 17, 2010 at 7:35 PM
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    Forster46 Very nice how much?

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    and what would be the best unit to pick? cause otherwise im just gonna get a random one lol
     
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