aftermarket head unit

  1. Jon682

    Reversing camera to suit VW and then 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
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. Y

    Kenwood DNX9190DABS user experience?

    I currently have a Pioneer AVIC F980DAB. Satnav has to be the slowest starting sat nav I've ever experienced and sound quality is just OK, nothing more. (I have upgraded speakers and an amplifier). I'm going to install Absolut5's 'Signature' set up but am considering upgrading the headunit to...
  6. B

    Composition Colour swap-out

    Hi,having just joined and scouring the informative topics I have unfortunately the Composition Colour head unit in my T6.It has been brought up many times that the units cannot be upgraded due to being paired to each van.Would I be able to remove this head unit and fit a non VW head unit like...
  7. robbig216

    Alpine Halo 9 stereo error?

    Im wondering if anyone knows what the Er:2 means, it's bugging the hell out of me
  8. M

    Kenwood DNX518VDAB - sat nav not displaying on MFD

    Hi - just had a Kenwood DNX518VDAB fitted and driving back checking it’s functionality. I thought the sat nav directions should display on the MFD but they don’t? Is this correct? Any advice really appreciated.
  9. S

    New Head Unit vs iPad Air

    Hi, I have just bought a T6 Redline Conversion (It is the T6 Startline) - so the HeadUnit is okay, but not the best. So I have been thinking about either getting a decent headunit (Alpine 9" or Kenwood 7") But then thought about just using Ipad Air (with with a mounting bracket) So wasn't...
  10. M

    T6 oem stereo upgrade.

    Hi - I know this has been posted a load but I’m really at a loss with what to upgrade my t6 oem stereo to. I Want built in nav, dab and car play. I really like the oem fit of the kenwood dnx518vdabs and read a lot about sun glare. Is this really such a problem? I don’t like the look of the...
  11. C

    Reverse camera info

    Hi everyone I need a little help with my reverse camera, I've got the kenwood 518vdabs stereo and I've bought the reverse camera from skipton car audio. Where do I pick up the local feed for the camera. The camera has the ground and power attached to it. It's probably been listed before but as...
  12. G

    kenwood DNX9190DABS

    I'm looking for a good deal on the kenwood dnx9190 has anyone seen any bargains? its to be fitted to my t6 caravelle executive many thanks
  13. robbig216

    Alpine Halo 9 reversing cameras

    Hi all, First Post on here so here goes. I'm having trouble with the halo reversing cameras. Had a cheap Ebay reversing camera that was working really well until it got wet and the image flipped upside down (annoying!). I've now tried to replace this with 2 other cameras and both have not...
  14. A2dczealous

    How to retrofit a reversing camper Video

    Hi all, I have started a YouTube channel of How To Tutorial. This is a reversing camera install on a VW T6 2016 Transporter with an aftermarket head unit. It’s the tailgate model however the wiring is the same in any vehicle. hope it’s of some use.
  15. J88arv

    Kenwood 8019 with VW logo

    Anybody know how to put the VW logo on the above headunit or any sign/pic that is?? thanks
  16. Paddy00000

    Stop/Start restarts the head unit

    Hi, I wonder if anyone might be able to give me some advice here. I recently bought a T6, I had the headunit changed to a Pioneer because I wanted SatNav, I'm finding that when I'm pulling up at lights and the engine stops that the headunit also switches itself off only to restart when I take...
  17. D

    DNX516dabs satnav firmware update

    I have searched the forum for info on this but no joy. Im trying to update the firmware for my maps. I have followed all the download instructions to the letter …. i think. When I insert the USB stick into the system it recognises the USB but says "no media" rather than starting the download...
  18. cbrblade

    Radio Not Turning Off

    Hi all just bought a 2016 t6 with a kenwood 7018 dabs radio is there a reason why it doesn't turn off when key is removed ,tried using a piggyback fuse which shut it off , then when i switch it on again it needs setting up again ie all stations not stored etc
  19. P

    Head Unit & Reverse Cam Wiring

    Help please! Currently fitting a a pioneer sph-da250dab head unit and Ndbc8 reverse camera to my 2018 startline t6 and im stuck on few things and wondered if someone on here could point me in the right direction as i no nothing about fitting head units. The head unit is connected and powers up...
  20. L

    Issue Installing Kenwood 8019

    I've just had a Kenwood 8019 install however everytime i turn on the ignition it gives the message " the system could not start. please contact your support center" has anyone else encountered this? i have an update file ready to load however this issue stops the upload from commencing at all...