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Need advice on RF Modulator installation
Posted 23 January 2003 - 03:38 PM
Posted 23 January 2003 - 11:42 PM
Posted 23 January 2003 - 11:46 PM
I will check them out tomorrow and let you know what happens. Any tips on where I should tap the power from?
Posted 24 January 2003 - 12:54 AM
Here's a diagram that's for 98-99 and newer, the focus could be a tad off (so double-check with a meter!), but should be quite simular if not the same.
Once you find it, get a wire tap at Radio Shack... the draw is small on the Delphi.... The "ground" can usually be off the radio itself, there's a flag connector on the back, just crimp the same size flag connector to the end of the ground wire and you'll have an excellent ground source.
I don't think there is a "Blitzsafe" cable out for the focus yet, but if you really like XM (And you will) and want the best sound, they're worth the investment (adds a line in to your stereo faking itself as a CD changer). I used one of their cables in my Audi, put a Pioneer tuner in the trunk, the Blitzsafe not only gave me audio, but power from the cd-changer connector factory pre-wired in the trunk... made the install take just a couple of minutes! I just hit CD-Changer on my factory deck, and then the XM display comes alive and XM comes out through the speakers! =-)
Posted 24 January 2003 - 06:54 AM
Posted 24 January 2003 - 02:52 PM
At any rate, at least I can use it in my car. My only problem now is where to mount it. There are no flat surfaces on my dashboard to us the sticky mount. Any ideas?
Posted 24 January 2003 - 04:18 PM
Posted 24 January 2003 - 04:28 PM
Posted 24 January 2003 - 07:26 PM
Posted 24 January 2003 - 10:11 PM