You have a factory system that is 6 or more speakers, and have an external amp that handles the crossovers to feed the tweeters. Re-wiring all of this without keeping the amp is a royal pain! These directions allow you to replace the head-unit while maintaining the factory amplifier and speaker wiring. ZERO re-wiring to the speakers is needed.
Yikes. This looks bad for TomTom, and ok for Volvo, which is likely to pick up Google to fill its navigation needs. Dutch navigation firm TomTom said on Tuesday it had lost a contract with automaker Volvo. The company said the contract to provide location and navigation services to Volvo, which was announced in 2016, […]
Documentation for P80 Dolby Stereo Amplifier Wiring This is pretty self-explanatory: it’s a downloadable PDF of the stereo amplifier wiring for Dolby equipped P80 Volvos. MVS Contributor Neil adds: To all intents, the amp is just on a wiring loop that connects to the original 2 connector that plug into the regular radio, runs to […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.