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Video to RNS-E

Discussion in 'In-Car Entertainment' started by stevehall, Sep 29, 2009.

  1. stevehall

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    Hi All!

    I have retro installed an RNS-e into my A4 and now i would like to be able to play videos on the head unit off an ipod or similar with composite connections...

    What multi-media input devices do people use? (I don’t have the TV tuner installed)

    Steve
     
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  3. BahnStormer77

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    there's £90 AV line-in kits on eBay and then £3 for an iPod video cable, but I'm holding out for an Ampire DVB-200 which does Freeview AND has 2 x AV lines in for a carputer / iPod line-in.... £300 + fitting though....
     
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    Umm that alpine looks good.. but the £90 is more my price range...
     
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    Well i have been thinking of getting one of these for months, and now, i some how knocked my mouse and bought one... Lets hope it works well.. I plan to connect ipod to it, so i can watch films off it and also play the music.
     
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    :thumbsup:Keep us updated with the progress
     
  10. BahnStormer77

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    steve - what did you go for in the end?
     
  11. stevehall

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    Well its done!!!

    I got myself one of these -> http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=330358818257&ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT

    Took me about 15 min to get it installed and checked it was working fine, then about a hour after that to route cables as i wanted to.

    I also got myself a video lead for ipod, so now i can watch films off ipod or listen to music.

    The best thing is, that if i select TV input, then drive off it says TV is blocked while moving, but the sound still works i can then select NAV and use sat nav with the music off ipod.


    Total cost was about £125
     
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    did you need to code it to make the mutimedia work? also what wires did you need to connect up
     
  14. khalil

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    oh sorry just seen the ebay link, it has all the info
     

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