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OEM XM Satellite with Aftermarket Head Unit

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by wjhunter3, Jul 22, 2011.

  1. Jul 22, 2011 at 8:55 AM
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    wjhunter3

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    Has anyone replaced the OEM non-JBL head unit and interfaced the aftermarket head unit to the factory installed XM Satellite tuner?
     
  2. Jul 23, 2011 at 3:28 AM
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    He's asking if he can interface his factory satellite tuner with an aftermarket head unit. He won't need to replace the antenna cable unless he replaces the satellite tuner.
     
  5. Jul 23, 2011 at 6:58 AM
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    Good point, i dont think it is possible...
     
  6. Jul 23, 2011 at 7:10 AM
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    Unfortunately you cannot get the sat unit out of the stock head unit. You can buy a sat tuner and hook it up to your aftermarket hu, then make it all clean by using the cable others have posted above to interface the tuner with your stock antenna, instead of trying to route the cheap antenna provided with the tuner.
     
  7. Jul 23, 2011 at 2:42 PM
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    The OEM sat unit is not integrated into the head unit as far as I am aware.
     
  8. Jul 23, 2011 at 4:05 PM
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    ^ this...it is a separate unit, but the connections are for the OEM radio.
     
  9. Jul 23, 2011 at 4:55 PM
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    there is no way to integrate the factory xm tuner with an aftermarket radio, you can use the factory antena but basically the stoct tuner speakes a different language than an aftermarket deck so when you install the new deck just ad the aftermarket xm tuner it is cheap.
     
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