aftermarket head unit

  1. N

    Front facing camera on a aftermarket head unit

    Hi there We would like to fit a front facing camera to our 2016 T6 Startline camper conversion. Currently we have a reversing camera, which I installed, connected to our Sony CarPlay head unit which we want to keep. The head unit has a Canbus module to provide power and the camera power feed...
  2. T

    T6.1 aftermarket stereo install adapter kit

    Was doing some general stereo browsing and saw this Just wondered if anyone thought about this or looked at head unit options for t6.1
  3. J

    issues with Pioneer SPh da 120

    Hey everyone, just bought a t5.1 with pioneer sph da120 headunit, i cant get the bluetooth to work, and the setting are greyed out. Iv taken it out, and cant see anything obvious, also cant see any cables marked up as park brake, as i thought that may need to be grounded, Any ideas?
  4. scunny nige

    Alpine halo 9 issue

    Hi I took the screen off the alpine halo 9 to paint the suround on the dash , put it back on an now nothing wont turn on ,checked every fuse , is there an internal fuse on the head unit Cheers nige
  5. Y

    For Sale Pioneer AVIC-F9880DAB Headunit

    Originally supplied and fitted by Slidepods. Includes dash surround and the loom that I removed from my van. This is a good quality sat nav unit - I only removed it as a I decided to go with an Absolut5 set up with a Kenwood headunit. £495 £450 Collection from GL51 preferred.
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    Glare on aftermarket head unit

    OK so the head unit in my T6 was US when i got it so out it went and a JVC KM-M960BW was fitted. all works fine, has android auto etc. BUT any slight sunlight and i just cant see the screen it is practically useless for navigation. i could start making fancy peaks to prevent the glare but just...
  7. GavMc P11GT

    Kenwood DMX-7017dabs Steeing wheel controls

    I have the Kenwood Dmx-7017dabs And just bought the steering controls quad lock and interface all original Kenwood parts their part numbers numbers CAW-KIMUN1 and CAW-CKIMVW3 I have connected them all up but I have no function of the steering controls, parking sensor display or MFD...
  8. JTT6

    Kenwood DMX9720XDS 10.1" Head unit fitted myself

    I thought I would do a little post about fitting my new head unit, replacing a broken discover media system. It's fairly new to the market and not seen one in a T6 yet, so thought people may be interested. All of the bits were supplied by the fantastic guys at @Absolut5 and I fitted it myself...
  9. Phil S

    Faulty Kenwood DNX518VDABS

    I have read with interest the diversity of problems in the threads. Before the conversion of my T6 the company doing the conversion took it to VW for the Kenwood upgrade. I have now taken delivery (14 weeks and delighted) All seems to be but while I can hear callers they cannot hear me. VW of...
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    Sony Apple CarPlay wiring help 2016 T6

    Hi Guys, I'm hoping someone maybe able to assist me. We purchased a 2016 Startline T6 in January, ready for a camper conversion in May - due to Covid, it was completed last week! We are absolutely delighted with the conversion. I have bought a Sony XAV-AX3005DB Apple CarPlay stereo, and need...
  11. W

    Alpine ILX-F903 Fitting to T6

    Hi, I have a shiny new Alpine ILX-F903 waiting to be fitted. I have the fascia adapter and USB retention sorted. However, I am a bit lost as to what interface/adapters I need to order. I have a Startline so no MFSW but its does have MFD-Plus so I would like to retain the audio info coming up...
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    T6.1 aftermarket headunits

    The T6.1 has been out for a while now, but I can’t remember seeing one that has had the head unit swapped yet. Is there a good reas
  13. Texxaco

    What is this on my MFD?

    Having fitted my Alpine X802D-U HU after it coming back from Alpine I now have this small issue. The Image below only shows when I am listening to Apple CarPlay, everything else such as Radio stations show correctly on the MFD. Anyone shed any light?
  14. Y

    Kenwood firmware update failed, now stuck in a loop.... [Resolved]

    So I've just attempted to update my Kenwood DNX9190 firmware. I have done this successfully previously when I first installed the unit. This time the update starts as expected but then tells me the USB connection has been lost and to re-insert the USB. I pull the USB out and re-insert. Now...
  15. M

    Sold Kenwood DNX516DABS

    Just replaced my Kenwood DNX516DABS in my van, so it's for sale. Comes with SatNav aerial and cable to connect 2 USB's but no other leads as I reused them. Couple of scratches on the screen - £50 - collection from Derby Cheers!
  16. GingerDub

    Reverse camera for Alpine Halo9

    So....I have the Alpine and have purchased a camera. The camera has the yellow plug and relevant power and earth pigtails. Question - do I need to run a wire from the Alpine to the reverse light live as well or does the power to the camera signal to the stereo it needs to switch the view? Any...
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    Dash USB Not working (aftermarket H/U)

    Just plugged my phone into the dash usb socket to charge it and it’s not working. The van has a Kenwood DNX516 stereo with 2 USB leads in the glovebox, so I assume that the dash usb doesn’t work due to the aftermarket unit? Will something like this reinstate it? Thanks
  18. N

    Getting all steering wheel buttons working (aftermarket head unit)

    Hello, Help please. My van came with the aftermarket head unit in the photo, as well as an updated VW steering wheel. Also shown. All the buttons on the steering wheel work apart from the volume up/down and the station/track fwd/back. The paddles linked to the DSG work fine. Before I start...
  19. SNACK

    For Sale Brand New - Kenwood DNX518VDABS - £849 with free shipping

    Just listed a Kenwood DNX518VDABS head unit: Would rather sell directly to a T6 Forum member, so I'm happy to cover the shipping cost for this item. Will be sent insured of course. VW T6 7" AV Navigation System with DAB+ Smartphone Control & Bluetooth -...
  20. Jayjmac

    What’s the best head unit available?

    Hi, looking for advice on head unit upgrades.. what’s the best head unit upgrade for the T6? I’ve already got the DAB one with the 4 buttons each side. I don’t have satnav. I just want a straight swap. I need something with a decent interface, apple car play wireless and DAB. What other...