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Retrofit DAB to B8 S4 Avant

elrao Apr 2, 2013

  1. elrao

    elrao Member

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    Kufatec do a retrofit kit for €499 which consists of a tuner, aerial cable and what I think is an amp (antenna module)

    http://www.kufatec.co.uk/shop/en/Audi/A4-B8/8K/DAB-Digital-Radio-Retrofit-Audi-A4-8K-MMI-3G

    Has anyone got any experience of fitting one?

    I fitted a similar kit to my S5 (MMI 2G) without any issues (was second hand parts from eBay), was pretty much plug and play, no coding required.

    Kufatech rep has said I would need Audi to remove component protection, just wondered why this was not the case with the S5?
     
  2. s8craig

    s8craig Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    With the 2G car the DAB radio does not have CP, in the 3G car the radio/amp does have CP, so when you replace it the CP will kick in.
     
  3. elrao

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    Thanks. So would fitting the DAB and plugging it in make the whole MMI unit go into meltdown until it was re-coded?

    Just another way for Audi to ensure they get a cut of any retrofit work!
     
  4. s8craig

    s8craig Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    No you will just have no sound until it's unlocked.
     
  5. elrao

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    No sound from whole system?

    Any idea how much it costs to have CP removed?
     

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