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Upgrading from S3 to S5, audio query #556884
31/01/19 07:04 AM
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Gents, Any advice please, I've seen a nice S5 and have decided to upgrade from my S3, the S5 has an aux in but no head unit, is there a simple way to get a radio input?
The S3 will be going SOR, if anybody is looking for one I could do an attractive deal before it is placed.
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Re: Upgrading from S3 to S5, audio query [Re: Gareth H] #556957
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Hi Gareth
That’s a really good question, I’ve got a S5 Aero 8 and have never understood how the system works !
However with such a lovely soundtrack from the exhaust pipes who need music.
Look forward to any replies and advice
Cheers Dave

Re: Upgrading from S3 to S5, audio query [Re: Gareth H] #556967
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I put a concealed head unit in mine and connected directly to the amp. All runs off a remote.


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Re: Upgrading from S3 to S5, audio query [Re: asbojohn] #556977
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Originally Posted By asbojohn
I put a concealed head unit in mine and connected directly to the amp. All runs off a remote.


I did wonder about that, did you put it in the glove box?

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Re: Upgrading from S3 to S5, audio query [Re: Gareth H] #557022
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There were two options on the S5, a visible touchscreen unit and dash with toggles in place instead which I can only presume houses a stereo from the literature on Morgan's site, although it is not clear!

If the latter I presume there must be a physical unit hidden somewhere that you could plug into, or make an extension for any connections you might need.


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Re: Upgrading from S3 to S5, audio query [Re: Gareth H] #557025
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The touchscreen was an option from MMC I didn’t think it would work in direct sun so opted out.

I fitted a head unit under the glove box tucked up in the rear of the footwell and the plug in with a usb. Bluetooth controller for volume etc and an old school remote for channel etc.

You might be able to fit a retro radio unit in the glove box as the dials are pug in but you’d need to extend the cables.


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Re: Upgrading from S3 to S5, audio query [Re: asbojohn] #557039
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I followed Asbojohn's route - and spec.

As I listen mostly to pre recorded music (rather than radio) I use a DAC player. It's hand-held, so
the passenger DJ can see what they're playing. The extra grunt of the DAC puts some depth into the sound... so you can actually hear it on the open road.

I suppose I could also put the DAC straight into the AUX socket in the glovebox, which I presume goes straight into the factory fit amp in the footwell.

Will


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Re: Upgrading from S3 to S5, audio query [Re: Gareth H] #557049
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I have the Touchscreen system in my S5 and a regular head unit in the GTN.

I tend to listen to talk radio more in cars or sometimes just let it run music through the Bluetooth link with the iPhone.

I have to say, the nav system in the touchscreen unit is the best I've tried. I have had various garmin units since 2000 and have 2 currently and a tomtom for the bikes and once I got used to the different way it works it has become my favourite. Mind you, I have a new system to learn on my latest toy which has another system to get used too!


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