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virkdoc

My Experience with a NAVTV OPI-P USB install

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Just finished the NAVTV install OPI-P for the Ipod on my Cayenne 2006.

Removal of the PCM was easy, just watched the video on youtube. Unplugged all the wires behind it.

The NAVTV OPI-P was easy to work with. I had a plug and play harness. So the PCM has 5 connectors going into it.

2 for the antennae, 1 for the MOST orange cables and 2 more multi pin connectors.

The plug and play harness is a straight plug in into the PCM and utilises the existing ground and power. no need to splice anywhere. The MOST cables were easy to work with.

The only trouble I had was that the OPI box would not fit in the back, there was just no space. So the PCM has an empty space below it, I cut one tab and shoved the box under it and put some sponge around it so the OPI module doesnt jump around.

the IPod cable i routed out of the side of the panel.

Tow my OPI came with a Bypass loop for the CD Changer. The loop is a small plastic hollow pipe into which you are supposed to plug in the CD changers MOST cablesfacing w=eachother and snap it shut. But unfortunately I could not figure out a way to remove the Cd Changer and get behind to the MOST cables.

So I just switched on the PCM without the Optical bypass loop and to my surprise the Ipod worked!!!

IT sometimes is glitchy in the sense that sometimes it wont load the playlists etc but most of the times work fines. The steering buttons work fine. I ordered a Scosche adaptor from ebay for $17 which you need to charge the newer Ipods. It is like $45 from NAVTV.

Now I dont know whether the glitches are due to me not having the Optical bypass or just generally.

Also when you change a track there is a slight lag.

Loving my music in the Cayenne.

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