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03-27-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 170,657
Posted By Sully

I didn't make any changes in the engineering...

I didn't make any changes in the engineering mode. One of the features of the Bit One is that it takes the input signal and runs a de-equalization function on it. That way the signal being...
01-07-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 170,657
Posted By Sully

I finally got around to getting some pics of my...

I finally got around to getting some pics of my upgrade on the internet.
http://audiophiletrading.com/gallery/mercedes-c180-w204/

The car was built to compete in IASCA sound quality...
07-23-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 184,947
Posted By Sully

Why not just use the 12V source in the glove box,...

Why not just use the 12V source in the glove box, and have the wires hidden away there?
07-23-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 170,657
Posted By Sully

I find it difficult that you're looking for...

I find it difficult that you're looking for faithful audio reproduction and looking at Boss equipment. The ratings that their equipment is measured at is way into clipping, and it generally lacks...
09-07-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 15,783
Posted By Sully

What he said. I'm pretty much stuck at the...

What he said. I'm pretty much stuck at the wiring part with most of the speakers installed. I'll post pics when it's all done. (It just looks like a huge mess right now.)
03-06-2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,763
Posted By Sully

I didn't try pairing the PC with the car, since...

I didn't try pairing the PC with the car, since at that time I didn't have a PC with bluetooth.
Using the method I described above you copy the vCards to the iPhone and send them to the car using...
06-14-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,917
Posted By Sully

Is the C200 Kompressor still available?

Is the C200 Kompressor still available?
03-03-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,452
Posted By Sully

I'm interested as well.

I'm interested as well.
09-22-2010, 06:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,919
Posted By Sully

There's probably aftermarket products that will...

There's probably aftermarket products that will get you about 90% there, but even those won't be cheap.
09-21-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,020
Posted By Sully

How can I tell if the harness is correct? And...

How can I tell if the harness is correct? And why do you say that I'd need to change the glass?
09-21-2010, 06:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,020
Posted By Sully

Is it possible to retrofit the rain sensor? That...

Is it possible to retrofit the rain sensor? That was a feature that I overlooked when I ordered my car.
09-21-2010, 06:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,919
Posted By Sully

I don't think that it's that cheap. ...

I don't think that it's that cheap.

http://www.comandonline.co.uk/W204-Navigation-20.html
07-27-2010, 06:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,184
Posted By Sully

I'm not sure about one sub not being enough. The...

I'm not sure about one sub not being enough. The only way is to try it, if you're not satisfied then you can add another later on. It's a lot easier to buy another sub from best buy than to try to...
07-23-2010, 06:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,359
Posted By Sully

On aftermarket alarms that's valet mode. I don't...

On aftermarket alarms that's valet mode. I don't know if there's a way to put the MB alarm into valet mode. The manual should help you there.
07-21-2010, 06:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,628
Posted By Sully

I put together a how to if you don't have an old...

I put together a how to if you don't have an old phone, so a search. I don't know if it'll work by sending the vcards from the PC. It's worth a try.
07-21-2010, 06:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,184
Posted By Sully

500W isn't enough to get optimal performance from...

500W isn't enough to get optimal performance from a 12W7. Since it's just for a sub and not a full range signal, you can use something less expensive than a clean sweep. A line out converter would...
07-21-2010, 06:21 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 170,657
Posted By Sully

Different speakers will have a different...

Different speakers will have a different response. The EQ settings may not be exactly the same.
07-15-2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 170,657
Posted By Sully

Upgrading the speakers isn't as difficult as it...

Upgrading the speakers isn't as difficult as it sounds. I would support trying something other than the HKs, as I intend to.
07-14-2010, 07:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,184
Posted By Sully

The JL W6 is the sweet spot in the line. The 10"...

The JL W6 is the sweet spot in the line. The 10" is capable of getting really low, even in a sealed enclosure.
07-14-2010, 06:19 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 170,657
Posted By Sully

I'm not sure where it's installed. But the...

I'm not sure where it's installed. But the solution is actually simpler than you think. If you can figure out what wires are the ones you need coming from the HU or amplifier, then use this as...
07-13-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,273
Posted By Sully

I've been looking into upgrading the stock audio...

I've been looking into upgrading the stock audio 20 system with something better. There have been several questions asked here that I've already come across in my research.

1. JL subs aren't made...
07-13-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 170,657
Posted By Sully

Looking at a wiring diagram, there is a factory...

Looking at a wiring diagram, there is a factory crossover installed somewhere in the system. There's just one set of outputs that power both the woofer and tweeter. If you're wiring a set of...
07-12-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,332
Posted By Sully

Have you checked the water level in the radiator?...

Have you checked the water level in the radiator? Also ensure that the thermostat is not sticking. You'll have to get a mechanic to look at that for you.
07-12-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 782
Posted By Sully

Aren't these things usually fused? The fuses...

Aren't these things usually fused? The fuses should have blown with shorted wires.
07-12-2010, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,864
Posted By Sully

I intended to upgrade the system myself. I...

I intended to upgrade the system myself. I already bought a Bit.One for the signal conversion and processing. I wasn't able to do the upgrade since the dealer said that I'd loose my warranty if I...
07-12-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,227
Posted By Sully

There are posts on this forum that tell you how...

There are posts on this forum that tell you how to do the install. You can get the parts from a dealer, and perform the installation yourself. If you don't think that you're up to it after reading...
07-12-2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,812
Posted By Sully

I read somewhere that using copied navigation...

I read somewhere that using copied navigation discs work. You can download a copy via torrent. They are easy enough to find using google.
07-12-2010, 08:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,183
Posted By Sully

https://mbworld.org/forums/c-class-w204/354837-how...

https://mbworld.org/forums/c-class-w204/354837-how-get-contacts-iphone-hu.html

I don't have a PCMCIA slot, so this was the solution that worked for me.
07-12-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,864
Posted By Sully

My opinion on the stock system is that the...

My opinion on the stock system is that the imaging is terrible. The sub bass is lacking in the low end. The highs lack clarity and detail. The stage has a bad listening positioning and there's not...
07-12-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,628
Posted By Sully

Sounds like a good solution. I don't have a...

Sounds like a good solution. I don't have a PCMCIA slot tough, so this doesn't work for me.
06-30-2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 64,922
Posted By Sully

In doing this install did you install any foam or...

In doing this install did you install any foam or silicone to aid in forming a proper seal between the speaker and the door? I think that this may have more to do with your improved bass response...
06-30-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 110,881
Posted By Sully

Vic, do you have any instructions on how to...

Vic, do you have any instructions on how to remove the grill that's on the front dash? If I'm upgrading tweeters, I think that's going to be the optimal location to get better imaging. It should...
06-30-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 23,960
Posted By Sully

I synced the contact list with Outlook. (There's...

I synced the contact list with Outlook. (There's an option in iTunes to do this.) Then I used outlook to generate the vcf files.
06-29-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 23,960
Posted By Sully

https://mbworld.org/forums/c-class-w204/354837-how...

https://mbworld.org/forums/c-class-w204/354837-how-get-contacts-iphone-hu.html

It worked for me using a PC and a 3GS.
06-15-2010, 06:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,194
Posted By Sully

Where do you plug the PCMCIA card into? I have...

Where do you plug the PCMCIA card into? I have the audio 20 system.
06-11-2010, 07:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,194
Posted By Sully

https://mbworld.org/forums/c-class-w204/354837-how...

https://mbworld.org/forums/c-class-w204/354837-how-get-contacts-iphone-hu.html
06-11-2010, 07:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,553
Posted By Sully

Using a cleansweap for just a sub seems like...

Using a cleansweap for just a sub seems like overkill. You can you something like a Streetwires REQ3. All you really need is something to convert a high level signal into a low level signal. You...
06-11-2010, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,763
Posted By Sully

HOW TO: Get contacts from an iPhone to the HU

1. Sync your iPhone with a computer. I used a windows machine, and had it synced with outlook.
2. On the computer convert the contacts that you wish to upload to the HU to a vCard format.
3....
04-19-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,384
Posted By Sully

If you're using an aftermarket GPS, some of them...

If you're using an aftermarket GPS, some of them have speed warnings. You could use this as a guide.
03-04-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,025
Posted By Sully

Another option to consider is an aftermarket...

Another option to consider is an aftermarket solution. I was considering one of the Dension gateway units. I haven't looked into much detail about it yet though.
02-17-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,907
Posted By Sully

Are there any similar options for vehicles...

Are there any similar options for vehicles without the Comand System installed. I was looking at the Comand.co.uk site and they did not recommed installing the UMI on the non-comand W204s.
02-10-2010, 05:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,096
Posted By Sully

Sounds like a really good deal if it includes...

Sounds like a really good deal if it includes labour.
02-09-2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,067
Posted By Sully

There's a menu that comes up when the phone is...

There's a menu that comes up when the phone is plugged in. You can still get it to operate as a phone when it's plugged in. At least that's the way it is on other ipod integration kits that I've...
02-09-2010, 07:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,067
Posted By Sully

Do you have any with the black ipod connector? I...

Do you have any with the black ipod connector? I have a 3GS and from what I've read on this forum, that's the one that I'll need to get the integration kit to charge the iphone.
02-08-2010, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,234
Posted By Sully

Seems to be quite a few engines in there in...

Seems to be quite a few engines in there in perfectly good condition.
02-04-2010, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,068
Posted By Sully

If they don't have the specs for a 2008 model I...

If they don't have the specs for a 2008 model I wouldn't have much confidence in them. Have you tried another shop?
02-03-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,860
Posted By Sully

I noticed that there's a podcast in iTunes, but...

I noticed that there's a podcast in iTunes, but it downloads a video describing the songs on the mixed tape and not the songs themselves. Am I doing something wrong?
02-03-2010, 05:59 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 184,947
Posted By Sully

f8al, that step isn't as difficult as it seems. ...

f8al, that step isn't as difficult as it seems. The easiest way that I've found is to strip back some of the insulation on the wire that you're splicing so as to have the copper exposed, but not...
02-02-2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 184,947
Posted By Sully

Will this installation work on a car with audio...

Will this installation work on a car with audio 20? That is, if you don't have the command option installed, will this work?
01-30-2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,779
Posted By Sully

I know that it may be too late by now, but for...

I know that it may be too late by now, but for others considering the upgrade of the audio system, the mobridge is worth looking into. It will take the MOST output from the HU and convert it to...
12-30-2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,523
Posted By Sully

Ron, what you're looking for is something like...

Ron, what you're looking for is something like this http://www.crutchfield.com/g_762/Foam-Speaker-Baffles.html?tp=660

But you'll want to use something a bit more rigid to screw the speaker into....
12-27-2009, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 12,671
Posted By Sully

You can, but you'll need to get the ipod...

You can, but you'll need to get the ipod integration kit, part number A2048704890.

The cheapest place on the net that I've managed to locate it is at getmercedesparts.com
12-17-2009, 06:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,840
Posted By Sully

If it's TIG welding then you'll need to...

If it's TIG welding then you'll need to disconnect the battery. Generally TIG welding is used when welding anything on the exhaust system.
12-16-2009, 05:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,385
Posted By Sully

I'm guessing that if you don't use the spacers...

I'm guessing that if you don't use the spacers the tyres will touch on the inside. Usually on the plate where the spring rests. the spacer is to ensure that the tyre is moved away from that, but...
12-16-2009, 05:08 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 110,881
Posted By Sully

The reason for that is simple. Better sound...

The reason for that is simple. Better sound quality. It may not be as loud, but you can get a more accurate speaker than the HK.
12-15-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,455
Posted By Sully

I guess you can sell them. If you can find a...

I guess you can sell them. If you can find a buyer that's interested in Rims and Tyres then that's the way to get rid of them both.
12-15-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 110,881
Posted By Sully

Good tutorial. I've got a couple questions...

Good tutorial. I've got a couple questions though. What's the size of the speakers that were removed? If they were 6-1/2" then you could make a baffle and replace with 5-1/4" speakers. This would...
12-15-2009, 07:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,455
Posted By Sully

Why not get a set used? I'm sure that you can...

Why not get a set used? I'm sure that you can find someone with the AMG rims that wants to go larger.
12-14-2009, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,813
Posted By Sully

It's not a USB cable. In hooks into the car...

It's not a USB cable. In hooks into the car phone port. There's also another cable that will allow integration with the ipod controller if you've got one installed.
12-11-2009, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,813
Posted By Sully

iPhone Cradle

Has anyone used the iPhone cradle? I'm seeing that it's available from a UK site

http://www.comandonline.co.uk/product.php?productid=16264&cat=252&page=1

But I don't know what the car has to...
12-09-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 128,620
Posted By Sully

A simpler way is to just tap a connection off the...

A simpler way is to just tap a connection off the wire, i.e. strip back some of the insulation, wrap the conductor of the connecting wire and then tape it all up to prevent grounding. The most...
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