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Installing stereo head unit next to PCM

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I have been thinking how I can install a second head unit in addition to the PCM. Reason being I am tired of waiting to get a Denison or Neo Ipod interface to the MOST bus. And also I can add in DAB and a couple of Amplifiers to give muscle to the audio. Maybe some DVD units as well. And also the audio performance should be much better.

Does anyone have similar ideas or know how I get this going?

Possible locations of second head unit:

1. where the ashtray is,

2. passenger sidewell;

3. centre console box

4. below passenger seat.

I prefer it to be where the ashtray is for convenience of access and asthetics.

Any tots?

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Your biggest headacre there is the hvac control unit and its cabling. its very tight back there and not very deep, not enough for a din headunit imho..

I like the idea of under the passenger seat, but not idea of cabling everything to get to the speakers.

good luck

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Hiding the head unit under the passenger seat would need some form of visual interface to the head unit. Hmmmm ... didn't someone on this forum who managed to hack into the display on the instrument panel??? There's an idea!! Why not pipe the visual info from the head unit into the instrument panel?? A lot of work but it will be interesting.

Another thing ... I can't seem to find any MOST-enabled amplifiers or head units in the market? Alpine, Kenwood among others are members of the MOST cooperation though.

Can anyone confirm that the speakers in the Cayenne are NOT POF (Plastic Optic Fiber) connected, ie they are copper connected? Looking at the Cayenne manual, the part of the BOSE speaker, tells me they are standard copper connected. If thats the case then I can at least install a couple of 'standard' amplifiers between the PCM and some upgraded speakers. Or between the second head unit and the speakers.

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