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Old 12-21-2011, 11:08 AM
NewShockerGuy NewShockerGuy is offline
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Default Re: How To: Add aux jack to stock radio

Also what was the female plug that you used 3.5mm...

I am going to get this one: Stereo female 3.5mm Or are you using a mono female? (Unbalanced)



My question would be on the tip/ring/sleeve.

Normally when wiring stereo up you would have Left audio at the tip, right audio at the ring, (or reverse those depending on how you want the audio swapped..etc) then the drain/ground on the sleeve... I noticed here there is no speak of a ground on the connector...

Just looking for clarity.

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Old 12-21-2011, 12:01 PM
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I have a buddy that is amazing at soldering stuff, buy I want to make sure he is going to solder the right wires in the right holes. Can someone show me which holes he should solder?
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Old 12-21-2011, 12:36 PM
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I have a buddy that is amazing at soldering stuff, buy I want to make sure he is going to solder the right wires in the right holes. Can someone show me which holes he should solder?


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Also what was the female plug that you used 3.5mm...

I am going to get this one: Stereo female 3.5mm Or are you using a mono female? (Unbalanced)

My question would be on the tip/ring/sleeve.

Normally when wiring stereo up you would have Left audio at the tip, right audio at the ring, (or reverse those depending on how you want the audio swapped..etc) then the drain/ground on the sleeve... I noticed here there is no speak of a ground on the connector...

Just looking for clarity.

Thanks,
-Nigel
I wired mine up as mono because i simply forgot to run a ground at the time and did not want to have to open up the bezel again otherwise you can connect your ground wire to the radio container and your right and left wire accordingly
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Old 12-22-2011, 04:21 AM
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Actually this is more to us.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Ford-03-Rang...82481384268489

"I have added in the AUX mini 3.5 m stereo input head phone jack (when you plug in your MP3 or AUX audio, it will cut out the signal of the radio and take your AUX input in. It is direct input to Preamplifier section."

So it makes me wonder is there another way that one can do this so that you don't have to use the blank cd... I'd rather the above method because then I don't have to fumble with cds...etc. Just plug it in and it cuts the radio...

I like the placement of the input as well:


Looks like the above site does this will all stock radios and what not... so there has to be a way of doing it...

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Old 12-22-2011, 09:58 AM
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I know there is a way to "take over the radio input" I just don't know how if you can find out let me know

Something to look into Click
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Old 12-25-2011, 04:56 PM
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So I can't stop trying to find out how to do this... Certainly there has to be some type of engineer in here...lol

Found this on a z06 forum... We need this type of switch.
Quote from the site:
"When a 3.5mm stereo plug is inserted into the jack, audio from the XM receiver is disconnected and audio from the plug is connected."

Here is a photo of the jack wiring:



Diagram of the switch:
http://www.kawal.net/jack.pdf



So I guess there has to be a way of wiring this to take over the "radio" input since it would switch the input from the radio directly to whatever you are plugging into the 3.5mm jack...

Anyone have anymore info or insight?

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Old 12-26-2011, 07:23 PM
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So I just tried doing this mod and it appears my stereo is a little different...

I don't appear to have a L or R solder points....

I have the factory 1 disc cd player and when you look at the back it's slanted:









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Old 03-25-2012, 04:14 PM
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Default Re: How To: Add aux jack to stock radio

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So I just tried doing this mod and it appears my stereo is a little different...

I don't appear to have a L or R solder points....

I have the factory 1 disc cd player and when you look at the back it's slanted:









-Nigel




This is exactly what im seeing... if anyone can name/label on these picture or tell where im soldering to, it would help alot thanks!
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Old 03-25-2012, 04:30 PM
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damn.......i wish i could solder. guess ill stick with my cassette deck player!
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Old 03-25-2012, 05:01 PM
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Edit: Warning I have not tested this Hook up but after some research from the supplied pictures from Nigel(NewShockerGuy) I believe these should pics should show you how to wire this style of radio

solder points marked in red


pin diagram of the processor to check my layout


counting top-bottom pins 1,2 left Negative,3 left Positive,4,5,6 Right Negative,7 Right Positive

Hope that helps?
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Old 03-25-2012, 06:08 PM
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damn.......i wish i could solder. guess ill stick with my cassette deck player!
Does your cassette deck player only play on the right side? with only a little output on the drivers side? I HATE that
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Old 03-25-2012, 07:07 PM
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mine plays on all speakers but yes only out of the right side of the cassette but all speakers

if yous does that, your fade (on the radio) might need adjusting
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Old 03-25-2012, 07:12 PM
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Such a simple idea. Too simple really.
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Edit: Warning I have not tested this Hook up but after some research from the supplied pictures from Nigel(NewShockerGuy) I believe these should pics should show you how to wire this style of radio

solder points marked in red


pin diagram of the processor to check my layout


counting top-bottom pins 1,2 left Negative,3 left Positive,4,5,6 Right Negative,7 Right Positive

Hope that helps?

SO are we soldering to right neg left positive or...? and do you have any idea what could possibly happen if i did solder to the points?
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Old 03-29-2012, 05:25 PM
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Solder one point to the right positive and another to the left positive for stereo. As long as you solder probably nothing should happen

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