aftermarket head unit

  1. grumpydad

    That "Oh No What have I done" moment - completely dead after fiddling with the head unit [Resolved]

    Hello, I hope someone somewhere can help me! I am very new to car maintenance and it seems I have inadvertently killed my new car. We bought a 2016 T6 Caravelle a month or so ago. It had had a few modifications done to it, including a remap, a suspension upgrade, and an Alpine ILX-F903D head...
  2. A

    Upgrading head unit, can’t connect DIN cable

    I found a Kenwood DMX8019DABS and got the required bits from @Absolut5 with top service. Posting here so you or anyone who knows can answer. He warned the DIN cable would be tight to connect, but it looks like I’m going to damage the connector in the process. The DIN pin count is correct but...
  3. S

    Alpine iLX-F115D Halo 11 OR Kenwood DMX9720XDS

    Cant decide between these two, fitting in a 6.1, I think both will look nice and do exactly what they say on the tin KW quite old though! What do yous think?
  4. H

    Alpine Halo 9

    I've recently bought a van and the previous owner had changed the original VW Discovery head unit to an Alpine Halo iLX-F903D. Which to be honest I'm not that impressed with for several reason. He also upgraded the front speakers and fitted a sub under the seat, but to be honest I don't think...
  5. Bynxy

    Alpine Halo 11

    Hello and happy new year has anyone fitted an Alpine Halo 11 to there T6 as I am going to upgrade to the current head unit and one of the options is the 11" screen over the 9" if so do they think the screen is too big or the right size thanks Liam
  6. T

    Oem kenwood head unit keeps switching off after half an hour

    Hi. My factory kenwood head unit appears to want a rest every half an hour. It's a but annoying if sat nav is going or I'm on a call. Is this a glitch that can be sorted or is the head unit for the scrap heap. Thanks
  7. P20

    Pioneer 9200 ~ any good? (As no Kenwoods are available!)

    I was wanting to fit the Kenwood 8020, but they’re all sold out. Spoke to a local installer who has recommended the Pioneer 9200. Clicky linky thing to Pioneer 9200 It looks like it does all the same. Installer reckons it’s better on DAB reception (it’s getting a new external aerial too) and...
  8. Lewislovesbread

    ZENEC head unit

    Zenec Z-E2055 Anybody heard of Zenec? they seem to do VW group head units and seem to have been doing them for a while. The Zenec Z-E2055 seems a really good spec.
  9. OllieGBR

    Kenwood DMX8019dabs

    Sadly many VW online stores are closed, so trying to get an understanding of parts and bits is a challenge, (not as much as those business at risk of course)! I have a lot of time on my hands currently, so trying to get my van finished for the summer! I've managed to source the Kenwood DMX8019...
  10. C

    Kenwood 9180 won’t turn on

    Can anyone help? I turned the system off and cannot get it to come back on now… any idea how to get t to start? Thanks
  11. 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...
  12. 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
  13. 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?
  14. W

    Kenwood head unit and usb/audio-in sockets

    Afternoon everyone. I have a T6 highline and VW upgraded my stereo to the Kenwood head unit. Ever since this has been in I have not been able to use the USB and audio input jack. Is this able to be used together and maybe they forgot to connect it? I'm interested to know what you reckon as I...
  15. 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.
  16. Epic-Rob

    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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. N

    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...