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Fitting Parrot Mki9200 - Help!

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by boulto232, Nov 26, 2009.

  1. boulto232

    boulto232 New Member

    Nov 26, 2009
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    This is my first post on this site, and I am hoping someone can help me with the fitment of a parrot Mki9200 hands-free system in my 2003 (53 plate) A3. My vehicle has a Symphony 6 cd changer, and it looks to me like it just uses standard ISO connectors.

    I have removed the CD player and tried to connect the parrot system as per the instructions. However once connected, the radio still works, but I am getting no power to the screen of the parrot.

    I have spoken to a professional installer over the phone and he has stated that I need a SOT lead to make the system work in an A3. However looking at this lead, it appears it is for cars with 'quadlink'? Sorry but I have no idea what this is.

    Can anyone help and tell me if I need this lead, and if not, what might be causing the problem? The system works as it was taken from my father's new car and was working fine in that.


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  3. phil_w

    phil_w Active Member
    VCDS Map User Audi A4 Audi Avant Owner Group S-line owners group Team Brill Red

    Nov 2, 2008
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    You'll need to take a switched 12v line from the fusebox too. This isn't found round the back of the stereo normally. I usually use a 'littelfuse' to piggyback one of the blade fuses - the one for climate control would do - but generally any function that only works with the ignition turned on will do...
  4. Cruiser89

    Cruiser89 Advanced In Car Tech
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    Nov 25, 2009
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    The cable you are referring to is called a quadlock.

    Like Phil says its purpose is to do exactly that as well as the other functions of the ISO. :)

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