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Easiest way to connect Iphone to 147 Lusso


I picked up a 55 147 Lusso last week and need to be able to connect my iphone to the stereo quickly, cheaply and easily.

I dont particularly want to change the stereo and I dont want to pay for a parrot.

Is there an easy way I can either fix a aux line in or a usb input to the existing stereo? If so what connectors will I need and any suggestions on a place to run the wire out into the front. It's the bose sound system and I have an iphone 5.


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Hi mate

For an iPhone 4s, to get power and sound this is what I did (it **might** work with a Lightning to 30-pin Adapter).

If you have a standard head unit get one of these: eBay: Aux Input

And some of these: crimp terminals

Be careful not to short the wrong wires or you might fry your aux connector!!

Using the wiring diagram attached, Red power wire to 15, Black power wire to 17 on the blue wiring loom.

Get another wire (I ripped one out of an old pc) and short pins 13 & 14 (see green wire in picture).

Run the wire down the right hand side towards the drivers footwell and pull it through and use a Brodit mount and clip so no drilling etc. needed.

Once done in order to get the head to work, you need to power off the unit - press and hold the on off. Then as you power up you need to quickly press the aux button so it switches to changer. Trial and error but when you've managed it once, then you can use the aux as a switch.
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