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Gadget Alert

Stefan Tilkov,

So I finally got myself an iPod (the 20GB model). Very neat, as was to be expected. I have it filled up to one third now, maybe I should have bought the 40GB one or waited for the rumored 60GB model … anyway, it’s truly great to be able to carry your complete CD collection around. Unfortunately, all of the solutions to connect it to my car stereo look rather messy - even though some people really provide detailed instructions, I’m not really willing to rip up my car’s interior.

On June 10, 2004 1:15 AM, Volker Weber said:

If you have a 3G iPod, you have a dock connector. Look at his

Power and line-out from the same cable. Connect to the line-in of your car stereo (CD changer) and you are done.

On June 10, 2004 11:09 AM, Stefan Tilkov said:

Thanks. My problem, though, is not really with the iPod side, but with the car stereo. It’s an Audi Symphony, and the only line-in option seems to be the CD charger connector in the trunk :-(

Unless I’m missing something, the SiK device only adds a power-supply to what a simple cable will provide, anyway, right?

On June 10, 2004 11:21 AM, Volker Weber said:

You may be looking at the wrong end of the CD changer cable. :-)

You are essentially right auf the SiK device. You want a dock connector on one end and power + line-in on the other end.