In car MP3

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  1. imadoofus

    imadoofus Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    I want to be able to use my MP3 player (iPod, FWIW) in a car without a radio or stereo. And I don't want to install a radio or stereo.

    I assume I need a dock, an amp and some speakers.

    Any observations / recommendations?

    TIA

    PJ
     
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    Bose do a battery powered dock.
     
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    imadoofus Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    I assume that's portable. I want something where only the iPod is removed from the car.
     
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    I`ve done a couple of these in older Mini`s. Get a lead from your Ipod headphone socket that ends in RCA leads. Run an RCA lead to an amplifier then use that to power your speakers. Worked well as the customers only ever used their Ipods and the cars had never had stereo`s fitted.

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    imadoofus Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Superb Bob, thanks!

    Now can anybody point me to a nice iPod dock for the car, to avoid having a trailing cable?
     
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