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#11 of 50 Re: iPod and Volvo V50 [kosherbacon]
Jun 22, 2005 (7:20 pm)
Although I'm still researching about ipod2car, it sounds like the best product out there right now. It connects directly to the cd changer plug in the back of the stereo. (all new vehicles should have that). The ipod2car will charge the ipod for you as well. See www.ipod2car.com
#12 of 50 Re: iPod and Volvo V50 [nikiblue1]
Jun 23, 2005 (4:10 am)
I don't think the V50 factory stereo has an AUX or CD Changer input.... I heard something somewhere about a direct-line connection to the FM antenna?
#13 of 50 Buy an Element
Jul 14, 2005 (4:14 pm)
It is the only reasonably priced car out there with a built in jack that allows you to play your ipod right through your car stereo. I plug my car charger in, sit the ipod on the shelf and plug the mini stereo cable output into the dash. There is no comparing this to an FM hijack system.
I bought my Element in 2003 for this feature primarily and I thought that within a couple of years all cars would have it, but evidently not. I'm shocked!
#14 of 50 iPod in a Mercury Montego
Aug 08, 2005 (1:01 pm)
My brother recently purchased a Montego and wants to connect his iPod. Allegedly this can be done through the auxillary port in the vehicle, but sales, service and parts departments of the dealership have been unable to help us..they have not been able to identify where this port is???
#15 of 50 Podcasting -- Roadcasting?
by Stever@Edmunds HOST
Aug 21, 2005 (5:27 pm)
"A new concept called "Roadcasting," may allow drivers to tune their radios to music playlists coming from other cars within a 30-mile radius and transmit their own songs for people in other nearby cars."
The Next Step in Automotive Entertainment? (Inside Line)
#16 of 50 Re: iPod and Volvo V50 [kosherbacon]
Sep 03, 2005 (1:48 pm)
I am having the same problem. I would love to buy a V50 but cannot live without my ipod. You are right - the ipod link for the V50 is not wired like for most of their other models, it is FM which sucks. If you find a solution I would love to hear it. I think Volvo moved to fibreoptic for the stereos on the XC 90 and V50. Looks like I will not be buying a V50. Shame.
Nov 28, 2005 (2:31 pm)
I recently purchased an iPod video, and was considering using the AUX connector on my 2001 Chevy S10. It has the original factory radio installed. I havenít removed the radio yet, but was wondering if anyone aware of what kind of connection is back there to uses with the AUX?
Please help if you have worked with the factory radio, I would rather be prepare before taken the dash apart.