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OPINION: Where did you install your grom/aux modulator?

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OPINION: Where did you install your grom/aux modulator?

Post by TrstnBrtt » Fri Jul 22, 2016 10:28 am

I ordered AUX adapter for my Cross Country, but I'm not sure where I would like to run it through.. Right now I have the box installed in the glove box with the AUX cable running out and plugged into my iPhone, but I really don't like the Aux wire sticking out. The problem is that the cable running from the box to the back of the head unit isn't that long so it really limits my options (if I have it pulled out it only stretches to about the gear shifter). Anyone have any interesting solutions?
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Re: OPINION: Where did you install your grom/aux modulator?

Post by Garaba » Mon Feb 05, 2018 1:58 pm

I installed mine under the arm rest, so the aux cable runs out through the armrest. Make sure you put a Ground Loop Noise Isolator if your going to use a 3.5mm jack or ipod cable. Just order a longer cd changer cable, the format is fairly standard 8-pin DIN cable, just amazon up a 6 footer. I was able to fish it through without to much issue.

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Re: OPINION: Where did you install your grom/aux modulator?

Post by Rattnalle » Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:10 am

On the S80 I had previously I just stuck it behind the head unit and routed the aux cable out though the little storage compartment next to it. Close to the vent where I clip the phone when using it to navigate and if not I could just leave the phone I'm the storage compartment with nothing sticking out.

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Re: OPINION: Where did you install your grom/aux modulator?

Post by Caboose » Thu Jul 05, 2018 10:24 am

Why not just use their BT adapter?? I went that route. No need to mess with cables, unless I want to charge my phone. And the sound quality is actually very good. Practically no sound difference to a hardwire connection (my 07 came w/factory AUX input on my HU-850).

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Re: OPINION: Where did you install your grom/aux modulator?

Post by 01_Nautic_V70 » Thu Jul 05, 2018 2:37 pm

I used the Bluetooth unit and stuffed it behind the head unit. No mess.

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Re: OPINION: Where did you install your grom/aux modulator?

Post by BlackBart » Sun Jul 08, 2018 9:50 pm

"OPINION: Where did you install your grom/aux modulator?"

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Re: OPINION: Where did you install your grom/aux modulator?

Post by boostedxc » Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:12 am

Have this installed in my XC70, have you guys experienced a whining/buzzing sound that increases when you sink your foot in the gas? Think it may be the ground but it's the bugging the heck out of me. Thanks.

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Re: OPINION: Where did you install your grom/aux modulator?

Post by Caboose » Thu Aug 02, 2018 7:00 am

No whining here. I installed my unit behind the HU-850 and attached the ground to one of the ground screws already in the center console.

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Re: OPINION: Where did you install your grom/aux modulator?

Post by Mikele82 » Tue Dec 10, 2019 11:00 am

boostedxc wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:12 am
Have this installed in my XC70, have you guys experienced a whining/buzzing sound that increases when you sink your foot in the gas? Think it may be the ground but it's the bugging the heck out of me. Thanks.
my own also did this, even with the ground wire.
but this Ground Loop Noise Isolator fixed it:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0171 ... UTF8&psc=1

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