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Discussion in 'Starting Line - New Member Introductions' started by RubyTheRoadster, Apr 28, 2015.

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  1. RubyTheRoadster

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    I'm new here and just starting to poke around. Loving my new Roadster (the wait for it to be built and shipped was the longest couple of months ever!) I am having on issue, when I use the white USB cord that comes with my iPod to try and play Music through my H&K (mini connected and Nav package) it allows me to select the music and even shows as playing but no sound comes out. I'm I doing something wrong?
     
  2. Nathan

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    Welcome, Thanks for joining Motoring Alliance. Quiet week around here, lots of us are off in the mountains running round like the fools that we are.
     
  3. MCS02

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    Welcome to MA! Sorry I can't help. Like Nathan it will be slow here this week
     
  4. DryMartini

    DryMartini New Member

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    Welcome Aboard!

    I started using the MINI supplied cord and it was fine. When I tried using the Apple cord one time, I got an error message, so now I only use only the MINI cord and haven't had any problems with that one.
     
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    Welcome! Enjoy the ride!

    Even if it will be slow this week.
     
  6. eMINIparts

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    Welcome to the coolest MINI forum on the net...........:cool:
     
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    Welcome! :)

    I have the same issue. The white Apple cord is incompatible. :nonod:
     
  8. RubyTheRoadster

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    I did not get a cord with my MINI do you know where I could go to buy one? And is it just like the. apple on only made by MINI?
     
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    Welcome to Motoring Alliance the onlyest MINI Forum you'll ever need !!
     
  10. DryMartini

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    If it were me, I'd just check with a MINI dealer to make sure you get a cord that is compatible with your stereo unit. There is a difference in the cords, mine is a 2 prong thing as at the MINI end it has both USB and Aux attachments. (Only 1 at the IPod end.) Also, I'm assuming there are "pin" differences that allows the proprietary MINI unit to perform it's functions. And I wouldn't be surprised if there are even differences in the MINI cords depending on which stereo unit is in the car.

    I'm no electronics expert. I just know that when I tried the Apple cord both by itself and in conjunction with an Aux cord (to duplicate the MINI attachment) that no-workie, but the MINI cord works just fine all the time.

    Good Luck!
     
  11. Dave.0

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    Welcome to M\A the FUN MINI site. :Thumbsup:
     
  12. RubyTheRoadster

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    Thanks for the welcomes and $94 latter (including sales tax and shipping, shipping was pricey but I did not want to drive a hour and a half just to pick up the cord) I was able to get a cord from MINI that was compatible with my stereo (it was a two prong type USB and Audio Jack at the MINI end and stander-ed connector at the Ipod end) Thanks for all the advice I would have never know to even look for it.
    I'm very glad to have that working as most of the radio stations around my neck of the woods have a slightly limited play list and don't play all the songs that I like.
     
  13. old81

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    Enjoy Ruby and some good sounds.

    Welcome to M/A.
     
  14. DryMartini

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    Glad to hear you're rolling with tunes! :cool:
     

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