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Bad radio reception

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by sam4191, Oct 24, 2010.

  1. sam4191
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    sam4191 If In doubt, Flat out!

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    [Oct 24, 2010]
    Hello!

    I have just installed a Sony Head unit in my car and the radio signal is pretty aweful. I had the same problem about a year ago with a Pioneer unit. I thought it was just the unit, but now, I'm thinking not.
    The radio works perfectly with the standard Symphony II unit.

    Has anyone else come across this problem before?

    Cheers

    Sam
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    [Oct 24, 2010]
    You need to make sure the on board aerial amplifier is getting 12v or it won't turn on and you'll have the **** reception that you are experiencing
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    Thanks,
    Where abouts is it located? And what can I do if it's not recieving the 12v?
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    ah! Fantastic! I'll give that a go! thanks!
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    put one of those adapters on mine and the reception is superb
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