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double din question

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by john94, Feb 5, 2011.

  1. Feb 5, 2011 at 1:50 PM
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    john94

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    I just got an alpine 900bt real cheap, going to do the install myself, my question is there are 2 leads, one for em brake, and one for foot brake, if i install a video bypass do i still have to hook up these wires to the 2 brakes?
     
  2. Feb 5, 2011 at 1:54 PM
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    Not sure if it will work for you, but on my pioneer 4200 I used a relay. Its quick and no switch necessary.
     
  3. Feb 5, 2011 at 3:41 PM
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    On my Sony XNV-770BT, I simply spliced the parking brake wire right into the ground wire and it bypassed just fine, no need for a relay. You should try that first.
     
  4. Feb 5, 2011 at 3:43 PM
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    thats what i did to my eclipse
     
  5. Feb 5, 2011 at 3:52 PM
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    That's what I tried first and it didn't work. I guess it depends on the model.
     
  6. Feb 5, 2011 at 4:06 PM
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    The Kenwoods seem to need the relay so it does depend on the model.
     
  7. Feb 5, 2011 at 4:45 PM
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    what about the foot brake wire?
     
  8. Feb 5, 2011 at 5:01 PM
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    No you dont need a relay on my Kenwood... you just ground the parking brake wire and its done.
     
  9. Feb 5, 2011 at 5:12 PM
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    I have a pioneer and it needed a relay.
     
  10. Feb 5, 2011 at 10:23 PM
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    Sorry. Maybe it was the Pioneers then.
     
  11. Feb 5, 2011 at 11:10 PM
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    You need a PAC tr-7 to bypass the alpines. They have to see a sequence not just a straight ground like most others.
     
  12. Feb 6, 2011 at 11:58 AM
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    You need a PAC-TR7
     
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