& simple solution for intergrating the audio from an auxiliary source including
an iPod with your OE system, do you want to add an auxiliary input to your OE
system without losing the OE cd changer?
you don't have to with the new range of Expander interfaces, this exclusive
interface connects in line with the OE cd changer and enables you to switch to
an auxiliary stereo audio source with the simple touch of a button.
is designed for use with the following BMW models:
Compact - E46 [2001- on]
3 series - E46 [1998-on]
5 series - E39 [1996-2004]
7 series - E38 [1996-2002]
X3 - E83 [2004-on]
X5 - E53 [2001-on]
Z4 - E85 [2003-on]
only compatible with a standard BMW Business sound system.
This interface is not designed specifically for
use with the BMW satelite navigation system but in most instances it works
interface is also designed for use with the BMW based Mini - E59 [2001- on] This
is only compatible with a standard Alpine,Clarion or Philips manufactured sound
interface is only compatible with vehicles that are pre-installed with a factory
fitted CD changer buslead, And also with head units that have a Random Button
(The Random Button on the Navigation head unit is accessible via one of the sub-menue's)
connected the BMW Expander interface will allow the audio from an auxiliary
input [DVD,VCR,MP3,iPod etc] to be played through the vehicles speaker system
via the CD mode on the OEM head unit. This interface can be used in conjunction
with the OE CD multi changer.
and play installation of the interface in the boot area of most vehicles and
connection to your audio source via [stereo] RCA connections.
Models fitted with the OE
With the head
unit switched on, press the "Mode"
button until the OE CD Changer is selected, Then to select the audio from the
auxiliary source double press the
"RANDOM" button and the head unit will switch to the Expander
Interface, By pressing the button again it will toggle back to the OE CD Changer
Models Without CD Changer
head unit switched on press the "MODE" button until it displays CD mode. The
audio from the auxiliary source will now be available.