Problems & Fixes: Radio, Speakers & Entertainment

Volvo radios, speakers, iPod Input, antenna

April 1, 2016

Lost Your Volvo DVD Remote? Here’s a $7 Replacement

No Need To Spend $100+ on a DVD Remote Replacement If you have a Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) system, you probably have kids. If you have kids, the DVD remote has gone missing. From The Volvo DVD RSE System page: The system functions can be operated using the wireless remote control. All you need to do […]

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September 4, 2015

Attempting 850 Speaker Replacement

MVS Forums member kcodyjr started a topic years ago that now contains a trove of excellent Volvo P80* speaker information: I’m doing the upgrade to my 1996 wagon and my 1997 sedan. I’m unsatisfied with any amount of cutting and hacking, so I’ve tracked down some (alleged) adaptor brackets: Autoleads SAK-3211 – dash tweeters, 36-56mm Autoleads SAK-3204 […]

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April 9, 2015

USB Charger + Cell Phone Mount

I think one of the best things about newer cars is the interior electronics. I want to be able to talk handsfree, navigate via satellite, and play music off a USB drive instead of a CD. For longer trips, I want the phone charging. But I’m a lazy child of the future, and I don’t like plugging things in, swapping things around, etc. I want to have my phone Just Work with the car, with minimal fussing about.

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January 27, 2014

SC-816 Dying, Suggestions For New Radio?

MVS Volvo Forums member Volvo98T5 is facing the inevitable. His stock radio is kaput and it’s time to replace it. But with what?
In this topic we discuss RCA outputs, factory 4×40 amp, High pass filters, JVC head units, single DIN vs. double DIN.

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