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Create an inexpensive iPhone car connector iOS devices
So you had an iPod that would nicely plug into your car. You get the iPhone and because the iPhone's headphone connector is recessed, your cable does not exactly fit. You can't hear the music through your car stereo.

Instead of hacking your $20 Monster cable, buy a couple of cheap parts from Radio Shack and create an adapter for the existing cable in your car. You'll need a 1/8th inch coupler (part number 274-1555) and a 1ft Stereo Audio Cable (part number 42-2497). With a sharp knife, cut about 1/4th inch of one side of the cable's plastic casing at one end. On the other end, plug in (push hard) the coupler and then plug in your car cable to the cable. You are all set.

Now you can remove the special iPhone cable at any time for old iPods, and your iPhone works in your car. No hacking of the nice car cable required.
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Create an inexpensive iPhone car connector
Authored by: mattbrick on Jul 20, '07 12:31:48PM

I do not understand the benefit of this method rather than the $5.00 Belkin iPhone headphone adapter. Is there there one?



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Create an inexpensive iPhone car connector
Authored by: doggkruse on Jul 21, '07 01:01:22AM

Or... Just use the dock. It has a normal jack on the back for line out.



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Create an inexpensive iPhone car connector
Authored by: vodkahat on Aug 31, '07 08:13:01AM
Or, add an aux input for your iphone http://www.drjason.com/node/118

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