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Old 12-08-2012, 07:22 AM
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Originally Posted by wassy View Post
Couple things in looking around the web:

I'm not sure the new cars have use MOST. On the MoBridge DA2, only shows comparability until 2010 on the prior versions. Aren't they using combox or something or fiber optic?

What amp would you suggest?
Coding to HiFi will require a DSP prosessor and at least 8-channels of amplification. JL Audio HD and Alpine PDX amps can be stacked, and they are compact enough for hidden install under your trunk floor trim; they sound great for the price. Otherwise other amps will require more room and installs that can compromise your trunk space.

Directly interfacing with the OEM amp (no coding) will require a signal converter with at least 40V/400W max input capability on each channel and then a DSP processor and 8-channels of amplification.

As stated before, your system is complex to interface only if you want 100% PnP and OEM integration. Otherwise any shop can just cut into your system, add equipment to it and hope for the best. And most of the time it cannot be put back to stock unless it is rewired with brand new OEM parts.
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