aftermarket head unit

  1. 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 Collection from GL51 preferred.
  2. E

    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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. D

    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
  9. 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?
  10. 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...
  11. 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!
  12. 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...
  13. M

    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
  14. 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...
  15. SNACK

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

    Just listed a Kenwood DNX518VDABS head unit: http://ebay.us/2FqWyz?cmpnId=5338273189 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 -...
  16. 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...
  17. Jon682

    Reversing camera to suit OEM and aftermarket radio

    First timer so go easy Wanting to fit a reversing camera to a t6 tailgate while being converted then change the head unit at a later date, thinking of a Kenwood or Pioneer head unit so would any make of camera be suitable, any brand to stay clear from. Any help appreciated Thanks
  18. A

    Head Unit Owner Opinions wanted - Sony XAV-AX100 or JVC offerings?

    I'm looking at head units. I want Carplay, but can't really justify spending £500+ on the head unit, so I'm looking at cheaper alternatives to the Kenwood 8019 that every-man-and-his-dog on this forum seems to have! I'd been considering the Pioneer sph da130dab, but went to Halfords the other...
  19. C

    Alpine roof dvd interference

    Just installed a alpine roof dvd, but having a issue when the van is running I get loads of horizontal lines going across the screen, but when the van isn't running all is good and crystal clear. Do I need some sort of relay to stable the current if so which one would I need links would be...
  20. osman

    kenwood dnx 9190 dabs

    Hi just a warning to anyone considering buying one of these.. mines been in for "repair" due to dust contaminating under the touch screen.. its been cleaned (in the process they have damaged the paint on the tiny screws holding it together. and sent it back with still a few particles of dust...
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