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Head unit installation - Polo 9n3. Help!

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PugBrothers

Hi All,

 

My first topic post on the forum - hope you’re all good! I’m about to buy myself a Pioneer SPH-230dab to replace the glamorous RCD200 currently installed.

 

To hook it up properly, I was going to splash out a fine pair of radio removal keys and this:

 

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01N7W5TEE/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_SORTDbE0ZT2CH


My understanding is that this replaces the need to mess around with any sort of converters / piggy backing off of any fuses when it comes to getting it wired. Does that sound about right?

 

Next related question, I found this:

 

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https://www.ebay.co.uk/ulk/itm/252942255750
 

This seems to think it’ll convert my current FM aerial into a DAB aerial - does that sound legit? Does anyone have any experience with one?

 

I’m a complete novice with all this stuff. Any wisdom about installing (I won’t need a fascia place, right?!) is gratefully received!

 

Cheers,

 

Paul

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steveo3002

typicly proper dab aerials work best , theyre a bit sketchy tho it might be a case of try one and see 

 

mine works alright with a screen mount , others claim theyre cra@p

 

yes the adaptor should make it a easy swap

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dvderlm

Don't think you'll need both Fakra to ISO convertors. Connects2 are good stuff, but I've not used the DAB/FM splitter.

 

Can you download the Pioneer instructions and check whether you need the CAN box?

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