I you got myself an BMW E39 with the "BMW reverse" casette/radio.
But there is no possibility to connect a cd shifter to it.
So i was wondering if there is anyone that knows where the signals is going in betwen the casette deck until the ampifier?
Im going to connect an MP3 player to it.
Is there anyone that has done this, and can also tell me some about it?
Interesting. Yeah, I guess that would work, but seems like a lot of work. If the installation isn't super clean (wiring, soldering, etc.) you will be left with more noise than the cheap cassette adaptor!
No, it most certainly can make noise. You are talking about yanking the factory input leads for the tape head, re-routing them through a line driver and then slapping an Mp3 player on the end. There is certainly a distinct possiblility of ground faults, and those faults being amplified once connected to a line driver. If you don't believe me, go right ahead you'll see.
If you notice in your link, the gentleman said he had to crank the gain of the AudioSource line driver all the way. That is because those leads were previously connected to the tape head output. I don't want to get into line level variations from component to component, but trust me, magnetic tape works much differently than standard rca line level or something of the like.
It will work, like I said (and your link illustrates), but like I also said, you must be careful, as that work may lead you to exhibit amplified ground fault noise...
well.. i dont see how it can be noise into that line?
ive done this alot of times before, and never heard any kind of noise!
ive never done this in a car, but i dont see the difference to a normal amplifier.
If the soldering is 100% good, and the line is cut from the casette deck, there should be no prob as i see it.
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