Thread: Z4 Roadster (E85) Auxiliary input adapter?
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Old 11-20-2012, 06:11 PM
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Originally Posted by shipkiller View Post
On both cars, I bought a iPod cable off Ebay. On her Roadster, the cable came with a powerplug, which I wired into the fuse box. The iPod end fits into the Proclip mount. Listen and charge at the same time.

On the ///M, the cable came with a USB plug. Cut off the plug, added a section of wire and put that directly into the fuse box. Same results... Listen and charge at the same time.
The both cables were about $15.00
This wouldn't work on a 2006 Z4 M because the 2006 models don't have an AUX input. The OEM iPod adapter connects an iPod directly to the head unit and fools it into thinking it's a six-disc CD changer.
- Tom
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