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  1. Connects2 not working...

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    Hey guys! I recently bought new double din head unit and all the accessories to it. The new HU is a JVC KW-M745DBT. I also bought a new "frame" and cable. The cable i baught was a Connects2 CTSHO002. Once I had connected everything together and test fitted etc. There where two cables from the...
  2. Aftermarket Head Unit Help

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    Hi all, I'm wanting to fit a Kenwood 7017/7018DABS aftermarket head unit to my car. It's a 2009 Type R GT with the sat nav etc. I was just wondering what exactly I need to fit this? I was looking at the fascia kit on DynamicSounds which includes the Connects2 cable etc. but it says 'Not...
  3. Head Unit Help with Choosing Head Unit

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    Hi guys, I have a few questions: 1. I am trying to find a good head unit for my non satnav car. I need cheapest CarPlay enabled one, so can anyone help me with that? 2. I suppose I will need Connects2, so can you please help me find a link for proper version. 2a. Related to above, what is...
  4. Head Unit Integrating onboard reverse camera with new head unit

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    Hi, I have a 2007 Honda Stream (very similar to a Civic). I've removed the Internavi and would like to get the onboard reverse camera working with my new generic Android head unit. This is the connector side of the Internavi unit: ibb.co/sWq2JR3 Which one of those connector ports is used by...
  5. CR-V 2007-2011 Head Unit DIY upgrade

    Honda CR-V
    Hi guys, I have just completed the DIY project of upgrading my car stereo on my (European) 2008 CR-V. Parts: The unit I chose is the brand new (announced Aug 2018) Sony XAV-AX1000 which includes Apple's CarPlay (which was the primary factor for the upgrade). To install the Sony, I purchased...
  6. Head Unit HELP

    Electronics and ICE (10G)
    Hello, this is my first post so give me a break and if done anything wrong please let me know I have 2017 Honda Civic SE 1.0 VTEC (the one with the non touch screen head unit) and i am looking to get a new head unit and my first thoughts was see if i can get the 7" head unit seen in higher spec...
  7. Speakers Speaker/Sub + Head Unit Upgrade

    Electronics and ICE (9G)
    Hello hello :) I've been browsing the forum recently trying to get some information on this - however all posts look to be for <2015 models (pre-connect+). I find the sound system a bit lacking in both power, bass and quality - especially when comparing to the sound system in my dads 2007...
  8. Head Unit Spotify

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    I am looking at installing an adroid double din, does anyone run spotify driectly from the head unit? Thinking if I hotspot my phone it could work very nicely, but interested to see if anyone has done it so far, and what the quality/functionality is like?
  9. Head Unit Kenwood Head unit with Reserve Camera

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    Im Fairly New to Civinfo, and would like some advice for my install iv gotten myself a Kenwood DDX-4016DAB with Kenwood CMOS-230 Rear View Camera Reversing Camera and wanted to know if anyone has installed a Reversing Camera before and where would be the best route for setup? Thanks in Advance
  10. Head Unit How to remove the vents on the head unit fascia ?

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    Hey I started installing an head unit on my 8G today but I'm stuck trying to remove the vents from the OEM fascia. I have removed the 2 bottom screws but I can't find a way to unlock the vents from the top plastic things they are locked into. Anyone have tips or advices on how to do this? How...
  11. Honda Connect utter pants

    Electronics and ICE (9G)
    Hello all, please correct me if I have anything wrong (I would love to be wrong) but Honda Connect Is utter rubbish. I am a gadget lover, very computer literate and currently own a 2015 Honda Civic EX, with a Honda Connect unit, that may as well be a picture drawn on to my dashboard for all...
  12. Head Unit Correct Head Unit and Fascia?

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    Hi guys, New to this forum. I have a 2007 1.4 Hatchback and want to upgrade the head unit to something with a touch screen, bluetooth, aux and Sat Nav. I know that there are a lot of head units around but after some searching this one looks like it has everything I need and is reasonably...
  13. Head Unit worried about fitting a double din?

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    hey all, I am about to buy an after market head unit official Honda fascia and Connects2 kit. can I just remove the old head unit, connect the Connects2 kit and install the head unit? or do I need to keep the old head unit wires in somewhere? I have checked the Wiki but can't find a definite...
  14. Head Unit Can anyone recommend this?

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    Hey all, I'm looking to buy one of these, it's a Pioneer AVH-X3500 DAB It seems to support all I'm after e.g DAB Bluetooth USB Touch screen Mixtrax Supports Reversing Camera Just looking for any advice or any reason not to buy it really? Thanks in advance... This link should work...
  15. Head Unit Arm-Rest USB/Aux In with aftermarket Head Unit

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    Hi Guys! I've had a bit of a search around the forum and I can't find anything conclusive regarding this question. I have a 59 plate Type S which has the USB and Aux jacks in the arm-rest cubby hole, and I'm looking at upgrading to a nice double din unit, but just wondered if there's any way...
  16. Electrics please help - wiring problems

    Electronics (8G)
    Fitted my double din last night, Pumpkin Android 4.4 6.95 Inch - from Amazon with the connects 2 facia - couple of questions:- 1. Exactly where do I wire the speed pulse wire? I really need to know which wire to connect it to and the best way to connect it. 2. The blue radio antenna wire needs...
  17. Other speed pulse and amp remote

    Electronics (8G)
    bought a HU from Amazon, and one the wire harness there is a speed pulse and amp remote wire, My question is, what is the speed pulse for? and which wire does it need joining to when installing? bonus question: What is the amp remote? D: Many thanks! :) Ryan
  18. urgent help needed - double din bezel

    General Discussion (8G)
    Just received the parts for my double din and plan on installing this weekend. However when fitting the unit to the facia I have noticed the trim that hides the gap around the unit is too large and covers the front buttons on my head unit. This is my head unit Pumpkin Best In Dash Android 4.4...
  19. Other Radio dead

    Electronics (8G)
    Basically, the radio in my Type R has completely died. I get no screen displaying the radio channel, or temperature or anything. The CD doesnt work either. Absolutely dead. All i get is crackling and fuzzy noise. Would this be a problem with the radio itself, and be fixed with a direct...
  20. Head Unit New stereo, is this the right stuff?

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    Hi all, I'm in the process of buying a new stereo for my 2008 civic (right hand drive, just in case someone asks) I have picked everything but I'm not 100% sure it's all right. Will this stereo fit in the facia, and is the facia the right one? I'm confused when I take the stock head unit out...