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Old 01-25-2011, 08:52 PM
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Headrest DVD Player Install

I just bought the following system which came with a very vague installation instruction. Can someone tell me how to run all the wires through the seat and where to connect for power?


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all the wires should be run down the headrest metal tubes into the seat back, then run under the seat and routed where ever your putting them? For power I believe you can tap the rear cigarette lighter which also should be off when the car is off.
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Old 01-26-2011, 10:35 AM
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all the wires should be run down the headrest metal tubes into the seat back, then run under the seat and routed where ever your putting them? For power I believe you can tap the rear cigarette lighter which also should be off when the car is off.
Everything is now in place except I have no idea how to tap orget the wires connected for power.
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Old 01-26-2011, 02:47 PM
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You dont sound like you should be doing this yourself, but u need some wire taps from radio shack, they will clip onto the power and ground wires off the cig lighter in the bottom footwell, next to the seat, you will need to open the panel to get access to them.
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Thanks for the suggestion!
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When I am searching for the procedure about how to install a newly purchased headrest DVD player then with the help my friend, I install it in short period of time with good working condition. Sometimes, With the guidelines of professional technicians also we can solve the problem.
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Old 05-27-2013, 01:27 AM
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More pics after installation? I got this headrest car dvd at 104/pc. 7 inch Digital Car Headrest DVD Player with USB/SD/GAME/IR/FM transmitter. http://www.justcardvd.com/products/7...ansmitter.html. After installation, I'll show you more pics.
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Old 08-17-2013, 04:05 PM
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Headrest installation Power

Hello,

I am in the same boat. I bought some wire taps but I am not sure where I can draw the power from. I want to be able to connect the Headrest DVD player to switched power. I tried to connect it to the seat power but I was unable to figure out the correct wires..

I would appreciate it if someone could guide me as to where I tap the switched power either from the car seat or another source. I am attaching a picture if that helps.

My car is a 2006 BMW X5 4.4


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