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Old 02-13-2013, 04:52 PM   #15901
sgoldste01
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Join Date: Jun 2012
Chapter/Region: Tri-State
Location: Webster, NY
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2012 Impreza Sp 5sp
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Originally Posted by averagewhiteboy View Post
Nice! Thanks for the tip! And all steering wheel buttons work? The only thing you lose is the console USB and aux?
Yes and Yes.

If you look at my picture again, you will see that I have a SanDisk mini-USB flash drive plugged into the bottom left corner of the HU. That's where all of my MP3 files are stored.

If I was determined to use an iPod/MP3 player to provide my music, I would have bought the higher model of Pioneer HU in the same family (4400BH, I believe) that provides a rear USB port rather than the front USB port, and I would have run a USB cable into the glove compartment or something so that I could hide the MP3 player in there. But I like having my MP3 files on the mini USB, which is low-profile enough that its appearance doesn't bother me.

I definitely wouldn't want a cable hanging out of the front of my HU, though. I took the time to hard-wire my GPS and radar detector, so the last thing I would want is a cable hanging out of my HU.

As for losing the AUX connector, I don't care because I never use it. USB is all I need.
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