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Ipod to Concert or Aftermarket H/U?

Discussion in 'In-Car Entertainment' started by Blackcupraa, Jan 13, 2013.

  1. Blackcupraa

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    Hi Guys,

    I have a 1999 S3 1.8T and was recently given a 1st gen iPod.

    I'm looking to use this with either the standard Concert unit (Concert 2? As it has the 6 disc changer in the boot) or an Aftermarket H/U.

    Having looked at the xCarlins etc i'm not overly happy with reviews i've read of them, especially considering the price of them.

    Would I be best to get an aftermarket H/U (with a rear USB connector) so I can just stick the iPod in the glovebox and forget about it, or is there another way of doing things that i've overlooked?
     
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    Dension/connects2 is another route
     
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    The connects2 doesn't appeal as it doesn't use the Charging port of the iPod, the reason I was given it, is due to it not holding charge for more than an hour so would like to keep it permanently connected.
     
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    The connects2 I used years ago used the main port for everything iirc, so should be fine unless they've chnaged to a different system with headphone jack now, but cant imagine so.
     
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    So they do! How did you find the sound and general useability of the Connects2 system? Can you control the iPod via the standard H/U?
     
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    It was a while back when I had my S3 tbh mate, but yes it was controllable via ipod, it may have gone forward/backward tracks, but ideally fit with easy access to see tracks & select on ipod itself.
     

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