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A video about installing MP3 Player in BMW E39 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_6wg3qTvU....

Image 1/1: Disconnect BMW CD changer 3 pin power plug and 6 pin audio plug from CD changer.
  • Remove screws holding the CD changer in place (if equipped)

  • Disconnect BMW CD changer 3 pin power plug and 6 pin audio plug from CD changer.

  • Connect MP3 Player to original CD changer connectors

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Image 1/3: A good connection for BMWs built after Jan, 2000 production is the SES wiring plug, which is no longer used in cars that are equipped with the BMW Bluetooth system Image 2/3: Switched power is located on pin 24 Violet/White (or Violet/Red  see image. Image 3/3: If you are also installing the DSP adapter module with your MP3 player you can connect the DSP module adapter to this pin in addition to using pin 14 brown/black for ground.
  • If using the 3 and 6 Pin connector version MP3 player, you will need to connect the unit to a switched power source in order to retain its last song played memory function.

  • A good connection for BMWs built after Jan, 2000 production is the SES wiring plug, which is no longer used in cars that are equipped with the BMW Bluetooth system

  • Switched power is located on pin 24 Violet/White (or Violet/Red see image.

  • If you are also installing the DSP adapter module with your MP3 player you can connect the DSP module adapter to this pin in addition to using pin 14 brown/black for ground.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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