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Old 07-06-10, 01:41 PM
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Default Did LX470 ever get factory iPod / mp3 connectivity?

I have an '03, which I love, and I'm considering an '07, but I can't determine for certain if Lexus ever added iPod connectivity before flipping to the 570. I am suspecting not, which is a bummer if my hunch is correct. If that is the case, are there any more recent work-arounds than the one identified in this thread?

https://www.clublexus.com/forums/lx4...-lx-470-a.html
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Old 07-06-10, 07:34 PM
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Jasonm641,

I bought a 2007 about 3 months ago, and the 470 never did come with factory ipod or mp3 input/adapter. I did have one installed, and after trying 2 different ipod adapters, decided on the VAIS SL2vi

here is the link on this forum

https://www.clublexus.com/forums/lx4...-usa-spec.html
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Old 07-14-10, 08:28 AM
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Thanks - I guess the combination of low vehicle volume and generational change in '08 kept if from being a worthwhile add from the factory. Take care.
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I have a 2007 and it did not come with an iPod kit. I know some dealers will install them. When I first looked into getting a kit, it would disable the XM radio. I waited and found one on Crutchfield. Installed myself. I can controll the iPod via the nav and steering wheel, XM radio works great. Much better sound than a modulater.
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Default MP3 for my 2006 LX470

1. Ebay 50$ and 1 week delivery time:



2. 30 min replacing cassette device with virtual changer:



3. Result is that you have 6 folders of MP3 and can use usb, sd or 3.5mm:









4. If you want your original DVD or CD works same time you need to order Y-cable on Ebay for 8-9$.

You are welcome for any questions.
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That's really cool ^^^

Curious about any updates how the unit has performed since you installed it almost a year ago?

How does the "Yatour" unit mount? It looks like you just ziptied it in place? Any rattles as a result of that?

That's one of the coolest things I've seen.
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Old 06-26-16, 03:25 PM
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It's working great from the moment it was installed. I bought Y-cable to connect OEM DVD but didn't do that yet. Maybe I just don't need it. Regarding mounting I made self made bracket you can see it with black tape and ziptied just in case, so it sit there like a native. So it is best solution for small budget so far.
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On my 04 ES, I just used a few CDs created from FLAC audio for lossless audio quality.

My LX does not support FLAC audio, only MP3, but I may commission an old iphone for use as a media player through the lightning cable.
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Originally Posted by Chocolate View Post
On my 04 ES, I just used a few CDs created from FLAC audio for lossless audio quality.

My LX does not support FLAC audio, only MP3, but I may commission an old iphone for use as a media player through the lightning cable.
And your LX is much newer than ours. I am sure the quality of sound will be great. BTW, i am in Towson, MD
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Any suggestions for a 1999 stock Nakamichi system? I mainly use cds but would like to add a digital audio player for long road trips.
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Default Great work

Hi, great work. You wouldn’t have a link to the eBay site where you bought it? please


2. 30 min replacing cassette device with virtual changer:



3. Result is that you have 6 folders of MP3 and can use usb, sd or 3.5mm:









4. If you want your original DVD or CD works same time you need to order Y-cable on Ebay for 8-9$.

You are welcome for any questions.[/QUOTE]
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Smile hey

have anyone installed that digital music changer recently ?
I found it in aliexpress only 55usd
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Just installed the Vaud. Just amazing!!! Bluetooth version.
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Originally Posted by MadRom View Post
1. Ebay 50$ and 1 week delivery time:



2. 30 min replacing cassette device with virtual changer:



3. Result is that you have 6 folders of MP3 and can use usb, sd or 3.5mm:









4. If you want your original DVD or CD works same time you need to order Y-cable on Ebay for 8-9$.

You are welcome for any questions.
Very cool what you did.
Do you still using Yatour or you have switched to something else ?
Can you tell me what plug is being used for 2006 LX 6+6 or 5+7 ?
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