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Old 05-26-2007
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installing ipod

so if my raido has these connectors (which are apparently for an external cd changer)

http://i116.photobucket.com/albums/o.../IMG_0533k.jpg

i can plug in an ipod to it with an adapter??? anyone doen this..

i hate the quality of the tape deck adapter


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Old 05-27-2007
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not sure, i bought a new HU and the adapter, one thing is for sure the ipod doesnt have the same quality as a cd.
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No you cant...if you had some AUX plugs on the back you could get a headphone adapter and plug into the Ipod but you dont have any form the looks of it.
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Well if your unit has a port for a cd changer you can buy a kit on ebay.... I've seen them on there before. It includes a cable which plugs into where the cd changer would normally go that allows you connect an ipod. But I'm not sure which unit you have, take a look on ebay or do a google search to find out if there is a kit for yours.
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thats not for a cd changer that plug should contain vss wire and a few other things in it. Cd changer plugs are din cables most of the time
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well i know its not going to sound as good as a cd but the tape really is poor.. and i was told that plug was for a cd changer but i have no proof.. i found a connector/adapter thing but it doesnt say anythign about hte ranger but it shows a picture of that plug.. so i was just wondering if anyone has done it..


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Old 05-28-2007
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i ordered an ipod cable from ebay. Its uses the AUX input on the back of my pioneer (which is used for a cd changer). I'm sure you could do the same on a factory radio. I mean really you can on any player that has an input like that.
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There are no AUX inputs on that radio. The only way you could do it is to get some splices for RCAs and plug in the RCAs and bring the wire out and put a headphone adapter. The same way you would install sub RCAs on a factory radio.
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not sure, i bought a new HU and the adapter, one thing is for sure the ipod doesnt have the same quality as a cd.
not true, depends at what kbps you rip your music at. cd's are at 320 kbps, anything under that won't sound quite as good. but in all honesty, anything over 192 kbps sounds fine even at high volumes
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not true, depends at what kbps you rip your music at. cd's are at 320 kbps, anything under that won't sound quite as good. but in all honesty, anything over 192 kbps sounds fine even at high volumes
stupid question but is threre away to change the kbps' through itunes? or the ipod?
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stupid question but is threre away to change the kbps' through itunes? or the ipod?
If you download your music, you're stuck at whatever kbps it comes as. But if you are copying music from cd's using itunes, you can make it better:
Edit --> Preferences --> Advanced --> Importing
... once you're here, select the drop down tab that says GOOD QUALITY(128 kbps) and change it to HIGHER QUALITY(192 kbps)

p.s. the higher the kbps, the larger the file = less songs can fit on ipod, but sounds better
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i figured it out but that sucks that it only goes up to 192
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