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Topic: Any way I can play my iPod in my Honda?

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Old 04-08-2007, 02:22 AM
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Any way I can play my iPod in my Honda?

I have a 2006 Honda Civic and there arent any inputs or outputs that I can think off that would help me play my iPod so im asking here. I was wondering if it was possible to hook up my iPod without wasting much money or doing any heavy modding or installing? I usually use a cassette cable in my buddies older car to play my iPod but since this is an 06 car, there is no cassette player, only CD..anyways, any solutions?
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Old 04-08-2007, 10:09 AM
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FM transmitter?
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Old 04-08-2007, 11:28 AM
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No idea? How do I go about doing that?
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Old 04-08-2007, 12:45 PM
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I personally don't like the FM Transmitter because it can get staticy. I've always used the casette adaptor. It can be found at this link:

http://www.amazon.com/Monster-Cable-.../dp/B0001MQURE

The sounds is clear and works great.



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Old 04-08-2007, 06:18 PM
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^ I have that for my friends car and I said that the 2006 Honda Civic doesnt have a cassette player, only CD.
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Old 04-08-2007, 10:15 PM
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I was wondering if it was possible to hook up my iPod without wasting much money or doing any heavy modding or installing?
have you looked into getting an iPod interface to work with your factory stereo?
I don't know what they sell for, but that's the route I would take if you don't want any major modifications done.
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Old 04-14-2007, 11:38 AM
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Just yesterday, we did my wife's Civic. Her rules were "no changes to the deck or dash" and I wanted the best sound possible. Our local installer put in the ipod input adapter from Peripheral. The sound is top-notch, it charges the ipod, and allows control of the ipod through the factory deck. It's not dirt cheap, but it is perfect for us.
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Old 04-16-2007, 12:53 PM
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If your Honda has changer controls or an in-dash controller, get a USA Spec Ipod adaptor. Around $150 bucks, but sound is great, no FM fade, no volume issue and you can control it from your radio as well as the ipod. Have one in my Ridgeline.



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Old 04-18-2007, 12:05 PM
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this interface plugs in to the cd changer port or xm port behind your radio here is the link to the interface ,and there is a link for installation

http://www.oemautosound.com/pc-385-1...w-vehicle.aspx
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Old 05-30-2007, 01:13 AM
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this interface plugs in to the cd changer port or xm port behind your radio here is the link to the interface ,and there is a link for installation

http://www.oemautosound.com/pc-385-1...w-vehicle.aspx
Have you used this yourself? I have a 2005 Accord EX with 6-disc in-dash changer (but not navigation) and I'm hoping that in addition to great sound it will give me charging, the choice of iPod or car stereo controls, and text display on the head unit. Everything I've read seems to indicate it will provide this.
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Old 06-07-2007, 02:04 PM
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this interface will charge the ipod,give you full control from ipod or radio

if you want to get text from the ipod on your accord radio display, the xm tunner needs to be unplug if not you will only see song number and playlists
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Old 06-07-2007, 02:29 PM
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this interface will charge the ipod,give you full control from ipod or radio

if you want to get text from the ipod on your accord radio display, the xm tunner needs to be unplug if not you will only see song number and playlists
Good to know. You're the first clarification I've gotten on that. Some people said the text worked, others said it didn't. I don't use my XM, so doesn't bother me to unplug it. Other than text display, I want:

- Control via factory stereo controls AND from the iPod itself.
- Line out (i.e., through the dock connector) audio
- Charging
- Preserve full functionality of the in-dash factory CD changer

And it sounds like the DICE does all that. I think I'm going to try and install it myself, as I've found a number of videos and detailed pictures showing how to remove the necessary panels.

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