AUX in Possible iPod solution? - Page 2 - Civinfo
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #21 of 33 (permalink) Old 7th November 2006, 18:00
 
Civic Engineer's Avatar
 
Join Date: 18th October 2006
Location: Hertfordshire
Posts: 23
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
iTrader: (0)
I'll see if it does it on the way home, BTW it was on the folder screen if that helps
Civic Engineer is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #22 of 33 (permalink) Old 7th November 2006, 18:14
 
Bungle's Avatar
 
Join Date: 3rd July 2006
Location: Medway, Kent ENGLAND
Posts: 1,359
Thanks: 3
Thanked 13 Times in 8 Posts
iTrader: (0)
Is it just the artist, or does it read track and album names too? Why would Honda keep something this cool quiet?
Bungle is offline  
post #23 of 33 (permalink) Old 7th November 2006, 18:42
Supporter
 
pjelsworth's Avatar
 
Join Date: 14th May 2006
Location: Halifax, W. Yorks
Posts: 382
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
iTrader: (0)
Could it be something that itunes puts on the CD, like a voice tag thingy
pjelsworth is offline  
 
post #24 of 33 (permalink) Old 7th November 2006, 19:04
Supporter
 
elisgriffiths's Avatar
 
Join Date: 3rd September 2006
Location: West Wales WALES
Posts: 166
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
iTrader: (0)
Send a message via AIM to elisgriffiths
hello everybody,
I believe that there is a setting that turns on the mystery female voice, I believe it to be EX only though, and it hides in the sat nav settings menu, can't remember what it is called but it basically just reads out whatever is selected on screen be it a button or what ever i.e. the "tab" for favorite places.

Could be wrong though,

Cheers

Elis
elisgriffiths is offline  
post #25 of 33 (permalink) Old 7th November 2006, 20:16
Enthusiastic Supporter
 
Miggins's Avatar
 
Car: 2006 2.2 5 door, Cosmic grey
Join Date: 25th August 2006
Location: The Twilight Zone ENGLAND
Posts: 627
Thanks: 5
Thanked 11 Times in 7 Posts
iTrader: (0)
Send a message via MSN to Miggins
Cable: CA-DC300U

Quote:
Originally Posted by YorkshirePud View Post

.......I've yet to find a link to a UK dealer that sells them, but if someone can confirm that they'd be suitable I'll pop into my local Panasonic dealer and order one to be the guinea pig, or have someone in the US send one over.

YorkshirePud,
I found 2 UK suppliers and sent emails mid October but didn't recv any replies confirming the cable was suitable for the Civic. I'm sure it was the same part number. Thought I'd posted info but can't find anything. I'll route out the emails and post the company names.

I'm sure I found it for a bit less than 40 - but memory aint wot it used to be.............er!


++++++++++++++++++++
MotorWorld do the CA-DC300N lead for 39.99 (Is this the older lead?) (cf CA-DC300U)
http://www.motor-world.co.uk/show_pr...&prod_id=11140


Or do we need CD-IB100 - another genuine Panasonic piece of kit for 2nd gen iPods
http://www.motor-world.co.uk/kroozin...p?prod_id=8206 - 70
http://www.dixons.co.uk/product.php?...amp_id=froogle - 50 + 10 deliv
This box and leads appears to give full control and power.

Last edited by Miggins; 7th November 2006 at 21:32.
Miggins is offline  
post #26 of 33 (permalink) Old 7th November 2006, 21:35
Enthusiastic Supporter
 
Miggins's Avatar
 
Car: 2006 2.2 5 door, Cosmic grey
Join Date: 25th August 2006
Location: The Twilight Zone ENGLAND
Posts: 627
Thanks: 5
Thanked 11 Times in 7 Posts
iTrader: (0)
Send a message via MSN to Miggins
Unhappy

found the reply - nothing conclussive!

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

From: KTD UK Ltd [mailto:[email protected]]
Sent: 19 October 2006 10:24
Subject: RE: Panasonic CA-DC300N iPod adapter - (Panasonic CA-DC300N)

Hello,

I'm not sure if it is compatible. I know that the Blaupunkt iPod interface
does not work with factory fitted Blaupunkt stereos.

If I hear anything I'll be sure to post a note on the forum.

Regards

Jason
www.ktduk.com
Miggins is offline  
post #27 of 33 (permalink) Old 7th November 2006, 21:44 Thread Starter
** Thread starter **
 
Join Date: 3rd November 2006
Location: West Yorkshire
Posts: 21
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
iTrader: (0)
Many thanks for the info, Miggins - it's good to hear you've been thinking along the same lines as me. The second link you posted to would be the link lead for the older Pioneer head unit. Your first link is the Panasonic equivalent apparently in the later Civic models, and is almost identical except for the suffix - the US ones I linked to earlier were "CA-DC300U" -- yours is "CA-DC300N." I assume the difference is simply administrative due to selling the parts in different countries, and that the leads themselves are identical.

What we now need to work out is:
a) What the model number of our head units is? (Do the units come out easily, and if so, how?)
b) Do these head units share the same "iPod port" that Panasonic advertises on it's other 2006 car stereo units? It would be great to see a picture of the back of one of these (Panasonic models CQ-C5303, 7303, 7703, 8403 and 8803), but I've yet to track one down online.

If I can work out how to get the head unit out I'll have a look at the model number, and will try to find out what the Panasonic iPod port looks like from a local dealer in the meantime. If anyone else can help, do shout up! I know mp3 CDs are a great workaround, but it'd be satisfying to be able to link up an iPod and forget about it!
YorkshirePud is offline  
post #28 of 33 (permalink) Old 7th November 2006, 21:48
Supporter
 
Glass Spider's Avatar
 
Join Date: 15th June 2006
Location: London ENGLAND
Posts: 417
Thanks: 18
Thanked 10 Times in 10 Posts
iTrader: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by YorkshirePud View Post

Back to the thread topic -- does anyone know the model number of the 06 Civic's Panasonic head unit? I can't quite make it out from the pics I've seen so far...

From what i can make out on the pictures CQ-MH5572LG looks like a panasonic part code to me for the HU!
Glass Spider is offline  
post #29 of 33 (permalink) Old 7th November 2006, 22:02 Thread Starter
** Thread starter **
 
Join Date: 3rd November 2006
Location: West Yorkshire
Posts: 21
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
iTrader: (0)
Thanks, Spider. I've just emailed Panasonic with the details to see if they can shed any light on the subject...
YorkshirePud is offline  
post #30 of 33 (permalink) Old 7th November 2006, 22:10
Enthusiastic Supporter
 
Miggins's Avatar
 
Car: 2006 2.2 5 door, Cosmic grey
Join Date: 25th August 2006
Location: The Twilight Zone ENGLAND
Posts: 627
Thanks: 5
Thanked 11 Times in 7 Posts
iTrader: (0)
Send a message via MSN to Miggins
Quote:
Originally Posted by YorkshirePud View Post
Thanks, Spider. I've just emailed Panasonic with the details to see if they can shed any light on the subject...

Remember head units are different between models. I know the basic unit on my Sport is different to those fitted to EX's.

If you can get the cubby hole flap off (just in front of the gear stick) you could easily get your hand behind the dash to fit a lead - asked how to get this flap off some time back, but never found a solution.

As for photos - a dash removal is necessary and I'm sure Pottsy has done this somewhere - searching now!

Found it: [HOW TO] Get into the dash
Miggins is offline  
post #31 of 33 (permalink) Old 7th November 2006, 22:33 Thread Starter
** Thread starter **
 
Join Date: 3rd November 2006
Location: West Yorkshire
Posts: 21
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
iTrader: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Miggins View Post
Remember head units are different between models. I know the basic unit on my Sport is different to those fitted to EX's.
Thanks for the warning; knowing my luck Panasonic will come back to me saying it'll work like a charm and I'll find out I have a Fisher Price head unit.

Quote:
If you can get the cubby hole flap off (just in front of the gear stick) you could easily get your hand behind the dash to fit a lead - asked how to get this flap off some time back, but never found a solution.
I'll have a dabble later and see what I can find. Thanks again for the tip.
YorkshirePud is offline  
post #32 of 33 (permalink) Old 8th November 2006, 11:54
Enthusiastic Supporter
 
Miggins's Avatar
 
Car: 2006 2.2 5 door, Cosmic grey
Join Date: 25th August 2006
Location: The Twilight Zone ENGLAND
Posts: 627
Thanks: 5
Thanked 11 Times in 7 Posts
iTrader: (0)
Send a message via MSN to Miggins
LOL
Fisher Price - does it pick up any better than the ELC one I have?

On other . . . . er Forums it has been clearly stated (if not proven) that the leads/kits for US Civics are not suitable.

Last edited by Miggins; 8th November 2006 at 11:57.
Miggins is offline  
post #33 of 33 (permalink) Old 15th November 2006, 15:19
Enthusiastic Supporter
 
Miggins's Avatar
 
Car: 2006 2.2 5 door, Cosmic grey
Join Date: 25th August 2006
Location: The Twilight Zone ENGLAND
Posts: 627
Thanks: 5
Thanked 11 Times in 7 Posts
iTrader: (0)
Send a message via MSN to Miggins
YorkshirePud,
It doesn't look like the Panasonic CA-DC300N lead is compatible. I've had an email back from a very helpful chap, Jason at KTDUK.

He has sent me some other links which I will check out and if suitable post the details.

-----Original Message-----
From: KTD UK Ltd [mailto:[email protected]]
Sent: 15 November 2006 15:03
To:
Subject: RE: Panasonic CA-DC300N iPod adapter - (Panasonic CA-DC300N)

Hi,

Sorry for the delay in getting back to you.

We don't have the Panasonic CA-DC300N in stock but we can get it. It is
back on our website here
http://www.ktduk.com/site/product.cf...3701AA18572EC4
I spoke to my supplier about compatibility with OEM Honda head units and he said it would not be compatible.

Please don't hesitate to link to anything from our website, or contact me
with any queries.

Best regards

Jason
www.ktduk.com
Miggins is offline  
Reply

  Civinfo > 8th Generation Euro Honda Civic (2006 - 2011) > Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Civinfo forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Your User Name is the name that appears by all your posts on the forum, and so should not be your email address.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
AUX in IPOD integration - Potential solution sw1 Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G) 215 23rd January 2013 16:57
Lights Have they given someone solution for the condensation? lohupoyu Bugs, faults and irritations (8G) 25 9th November 2007 23:20
AUX in Who has installed the Harman Kardon iPod solution? matg Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G) 0 25th October 2007 15:31
AUX in iPod EX interface - Dice has possible solution! gnyf Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G) 2 17th August 2007 23:04
AUX in Honda iPod solution at last!!!! civvie06 Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G) 65 13th October 2006 08:44

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome