Guides RSS

car stereo, diagram, how to, iPad -

In my T-Bird, I am using the iPad as my only audio source. This is a great way to keep your system simple and save space if you don't have room for a deck or don't want to run one. This can be setup by using an external preamp DAC such as the iFi Nano iDSD Portable DAC. The DAC will connect to your iPad and will then run to a volume control or an amplifier that can support a volume control, such as the JL Audio XD700/5. Below are two examples of how this can be done. The diagram above shows the...

Read more

car stereo, f150, how to, ipad, oem -

*UPDATEDUSB input and Bluetooth are the two most common ways to connect an iPad to an OEM or aftermarket car stereo head unit. I personally chose the Sony RSX-GS9 for my Ford F150 system because it has a rear USB input that supplies enough wattage to keep my 12.9" iPad Pro charged, has the flexibility to support further upgrades and supports Hi Res audio from the iPad.    The RSX-GS9 lives behind my iPad dash panel and is operated by my OEM steering wheel controls by way of a PAC Steering wheel control adaptor. Steering wheel control interface lookup If your car stereo's USB...

Read more

Step 1 - Trim your Soundman iPad kit to fit your dash panel     Step 2 - Cut your dash panel and grind smooth    Step 3 - Clean between all steps with alcohol and compressed air for best glue and filler adhesion Step 4 - Measure and tack the Soundman iPad kit into place with Mobile Solutions CA Glue Step 5 - Bond together with 3M 4240 plastic epoxy  Step 6 - CA glue front seams to prevent body filler from cracking Step 7 - Sand smooth, thoroughly scuff entire surface, clean, then apply Rage Gold or Metal Glaze body filler.   ...

Read more