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I want replace my vw beta radio cassette thing... This looks suitable:

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Found it on the interweb, but no idea what it is! Looks perfect. Anyone?

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Dunno if this helps? There's a code on the label x

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It's from a Jetta apparently 

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That's the radio out of the Jetta City model from 2007 I think. 

Didn't realize how nice they looked up close.

Feel free to give it a go but..... CANBUS.

I'll leave it at that.

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Canbus only affects backlighting and the speed controlled volume adjuster function doesn't it? Never tried running a can bus radio in a k bus car.... Maybe there are emulators if it just won't work without it????

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59 minute timer; no CANBUS signal; power off. Apparently :huh:

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39 minutes ago, Silver! said:

59 minute timer; no CANBUS signal; power off. Apparently :huh:

That said..... I could offer some amazing insight into this. You need an ACK correction. That will stop it turning off after 59 minutes.

If only someone knew how. Oh wait. I do :) next how to?

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Skezza do you still have some cup holders? Sorry to be off topic but my life is crumbling away. 😂

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8 hours ago, mscherryviolet said:

Skezza do you still have some cup holders? Sorry to be off topic but my life is crumbling away. 😂

I do but I'd need to find them. 

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2 hours ago, Skezza said:

I do but I'd need to find them. 

Off topic... you need to empty your garage of car parts into my garage/car! :angry:

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3 hours ago, Skezza said:

I do but I'd need to find them. 

Well when you do can you give me a shout please :D

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I'd have one of those chance permitting.

skezza, don't stir the porridge.

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Omg whoever gets me cupholders wins. 

@Rich we are sick of being at the unit at this hour. We've been up since 4 😐 

Can we have a coffee please x

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If i connected up the can bus signals to an emulator, that'd probably work. I could program up a microcontroller chip, but that'd take time. Ah, it could also chuck out the GALA signal values, but digitised.

From reading stuff online, i think that radio is US market only...

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there is coffee, cups, a kettle, lots.

make one.

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Thanks.

omg rich I took the scuttle off and shoved a thing back in a hole and took the wipers off and put them back on all on my own! 

Woo

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get tenalady for those leaks.

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I don't think that radio will be CANBUS as it fits from a 2003 onwards model, so MK4 Golf era which use the same radios as Lupos (pretty much!)

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Does it have a name or type other the part number? Like RCD100 or MCD100....?

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Nope, the ETKA description is ' Car radio with MP3 player ', I think it was for the Canadian market cars.

Its been obsolete since 2009 though

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Thanks. You've confirmed my thoughts. I can start looking for a different vw branded radio now...! No chance of getting one of them in the UK then.  :(

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51 minutes ago, mk2 said:

Thanks. You've confirmed my thoughts. I can start looking for a different vw branded radio now...! No chance of getting one of them in the UK then.  :(

a. Think outside the box.

b. Global marketplace.

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A. Agreed  :)

B. Yeah but int'l shipping, even with a dodgy CN22 declaration would make it very pricey.

I like VW systems because the equaliser profiles are designed to match the interior of a golf, so that the sound is usually better suited to a vdub car. I've tried better systems like Kenwood, but they just don't 'sound' as good. In my first lupo I have a MCD100 which I picked up for a tenner, but had to repair it. That works just great, and sounds awesome with the OEM speakers. Now if someone had another for sale cheap.....?!

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