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Becker CR22 line-in / auxiliary in

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Hi Guys,

my first post here, sorry if it's in the wrong place.... I can't find anywhere Hi-Fi specific.

I want to add a line-in to my CR22 stereo. I don't have a CD changer or phone kit installed.

Does anyone know which connector pins would work as line-in?

I will wire up a plug to a 3.5mm jack and flush mount the 3.5mm jack in the glove box.

Would this approach work?

Anyone tried it?

I really don't need to control my iPod from the head unit via an expensive adaptor!

Thanks :)

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I don't think so. don't think there is any pins for the AUX input.

But there are series of speker level out puts to the crappy factory amp. Using a IN-LINE to 3.5mmJack converter on the Amp's input side might work?

Who knows? I believe CR220 is so crappy it's not worth to hack anything,,, HAHA

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do you mean the CDR220?

The CDR220 has an AUX IN and you can order the whole adapter with cables and line connectors from Becker for less than US$20

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do you mean the CDR220?

The CDR220 has an AUX IN and you can order the whole adapter with cables and line connectors from Becker for less than US$20

does this hold true for the CR220 also?

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do you mean the CDR220?

The CDR220 has an AUX IN and you can order the whole adapter with cables and line connectors from Becker for less than US$20

@ChrisZang

Nope, I mean the CR22 tape deck :)

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You should look at the pinout for that radio. I know that on the CR-220 that there is a sticker on top of the radio with the pinout. You call Becker and see if the AUX cable will work with it.

You can always just use a cassette tape with a 3.5mm jack.

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do you mean the CDR220?

The CDR220 has an AUX IN and you can order the whole adapter with cables and line connectors from Becker for less than US$20

does this hold true for the CR220 also?

CDR-220 - yes

CR-220 - yes

CR-22 - i dunno. but you may be able to trick the radio into thinking that your iPod is a factory CD-changer.

you must also 'enable' AUX-IN on the radio by pressing and holding 'TP' button until display reads 'BECKER1'. then using the right radio knob, scroll through the pages until you see AUX-IN and select 'enable'. you can see if AUX-IN is already enabled on your radio by pressing the 'S' (source) button to cycle through the sources. if your sources are just AM, FM and CD, then AUX-IN is not enabled. if enabled, 'AUX' will be included with the previous audio sources whether the AUX-IN cable is connected or not.

but, chances are if you had AUX-IN enabled, you'd know it. ;)

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