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Hello all,

Fruitless forum searches and numerous Paypal transactions for ineffective solutions have lead me here...

I have a 57 Brera, without Blue and Me, and with what I think is the Blaupunkt head unit.

At first I thought I'd like iPod connectivity, so I purchased the Dension Gateway Lite. Installed it as per the instructions by substituting the blue adapters, unable to get any sound at all. I was able to select CDs 1-6, but unable to get the iPod to display anything other than 'syncing'. Selecting CD6 to change the mode to iPod UI never worked.

As a result, I purchased an aux cable from Fleabay, which, this time, substituted the YELLOW adapter (only the blue and green ones are unused at the back of my head unit). Obviously I ended up with a load of static noise, faint audio and no radio.

Has anyone managed to find a solution to such a problem...someone with the same tools as me i.e. no Blue and Me, 939 HU?

Is there anything in the Dension install that I may have done wrong? Dension technical support have been one of the worst I've ever dealt with.

Many thanks in advance.

Jess
 

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Hi do you have a cd changer,if so splice into the feed and return wires attach a aire with a 3.5mm male plug,burn a blank cd ,play silent cd plug in phone and off you go. Did this in my brera but it has blue and me.
Worth a try ?
Cheers
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Hi do you have a cd changer,if so splice into the feed and return wires attach a aire with a 3.5mm male plug,burn a blank cd ,play silent cd plug in phone and off you go. Did this in my brera but it has blue and me.
Worth a try ?
Cheers
Shug
No CD changer I'm afraid.

My blue and green ISO plugs are dummies. Just the yellow one has a wire into it.

Appreciate the suggestion though!
 

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I believe the single wire in the ISO plug is a feed to turn on the Bose amp unit IF Bose is fitted. As you don't have BOSE this lead does nothing.

I don't think you have any option unless you are a bit clever with electronics and can open up the unit and connect to a suitable feed or some kind of adaptor.

I have used the adaptor units where it is fed sound from your MP3 player and transmits that on a given radio frequency but I didn't rate the quality. However, that was more than 10 years ago so perhaps things have improved.

Cheap:
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/like/2013...1=ICEP3.0.0-L&ff12=67&ff13=80&ff14=122&ff19=0

More Expensive:-
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Belkin-FM...024000bc8316439bde6935&pid=100505&rk=1&rkt=1&
 

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I believe the single wire in the ISO plug is a feed to turn on the Bose amp unit IF Bose is fitted. As you don't have BOSE this lead does nothing.

I don't think you have any option unless you are a bit clever with electronics and can open up the unit and connect to a suitable feed or some kind of adaptor.

I have used the adaptor units where it is fed sound from your MP3 player and transmits that on a given radio frequency but I didn't rate the quality. However, that was more than 10 years ago so perhaps things have improved.

Cheap:
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/like/2013...1=ICEP3.0.0-L&ff12=67&ff13=80&ff14=122&ff19=0

More Expensive:-
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Belkin-FM...024000bc8316439bde6935&pid=100505&rk=1&rkt=1&
Thanks for this - I think you may have confirmed my doubts.

I did originally use the TuneCast but it got sent back straight away as the sound quality was awful (I'm a musician by trade so have high expectations!)

I'm nowhere near qualified enough to start splicing and cutting. I think my only option is a decent secondhand 2DIN head unit. At least I could have my phone, ipod and radio/CD functionality.

Thanks all the same!
 
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