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IPOD Connection

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by DdayIsNear, Feb 18, 2010.

  1. Feb 18, 2010 at 12:53 PM
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    DdayIsNear

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    For the time being, until i purchase a new unit, is it possible to connect an ipod without using an fm transmitter, to connect (hardwire connection) an ipod to the stock truck radio?
     
  2. Feb 18, 2010 at 12:55 PM
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    oofy15354

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    i know they make ipod hook ups in the neighborhood of $100. but at that point you can just get a radio with an ipod hookup


    i dont know too much about them though
     
  3. Feb 18, 2010 at 12:56 PM
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    DdayIsNear

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    i thought they were cheaper than that....thought like 40 - 50 tops
     
  4. Feb 18, 2010 at 12:59 PM
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  5. Feb 18, 2010 at 1:03 PM
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    DdayIsNear

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    hey man, exatcly like that,,,,is this reputable product?
     
  6. Feb 18, 2010 at 1:06 PM
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    Have you heard of the USA spec15toy thingy? It charges too. And allows you to control by either radio, iPod/iPhone or steering wheel controls.
     
  7. Feb 18, 2010 at 1:10 PM
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    DdayIsNear

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    i have not, where can i inquire about this, or know anyone who does?
     
  8. Feb 18, 2010 at 1:12 PM
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    If nobody chimes in I will later. I'm on my phone. I'll get the website later.
     
  9. Feb 18, 2010 at 1:15 PM
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  10. Feb 18, 2010 at 1:19 PM
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  12. Feb 18, 2010 at 1:26 PM
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    I had one for my truck, i think it was a metra but im not sure. it was like 50 bucks
     
  13. Feb 18, 2010 at 1:27 PM
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    I have the USA spec 15toy hook up. The problem I have found with this unit is it does not keep up with updates that happen to the iPhone all the time. On one update my phone would charge then stop charging, the charge again. It was very annoying. On the next iPhone update it would not charge at all, but it would still play the iPod in the iPhone.

    Now with this last update a couple weeks ago, the iPhone does not play at all. So what I ended up doing is using the RCA auxillary input on the USA spec and ran a line from RCA jacks to a 3.5 mm headphone Jack. Since it is straight audio from the iPhone headset to the RCA input Jack, it works fine now. It does not charge my phone anymore, but the phone goes down maybe 3% an hour so it's no big deal.

    Just make sure there is an auxillary input so you can go another route if necessary.
     
  14. Feb 18, 2010 at 1:28 PM
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    That product looks great! How hard is the install? I want one. I just hook up my IPOD through the AUX cable but cannot change the songs using the stereo.
     
  15. Feb 18, 2010 at 1:29 PM
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    Zombie Runner

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    ^^^^I have the same one, I got it for about 50 bucks, took about 10 minutes to install, easy peazy:D
     
  17. Feb 18, 2010 at 1:34 PM
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    which one on the link is it, i see like 50 of them, how do i know i am ordering the right one. sorry for all the q? but i never seen this and am not 100% sure i am ordering right product
     
  18. Feb 18, 2010 at 1:35 PM
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    I have an iPhone with current updates and mine charges fine.
     
  19. Feb 18, 2010 at 1:40 PM
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  20. Feb 18, 2010 at 1:40 PM
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    I went back and looked through them and it seems like they are all for hondas.......:bananadead:

    as Per this thread
    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/audio-video/3767-installed-metra-ipod-mp3-adapter-3.html

    It looks like everyone was getting them from circuit city...:anonymous:
    So I done know if they stoped making them all together but i cant find them anywhere.
     
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