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How to hook up the sirius stratus 5 radio in my 2008 rav4?

I have a SAT/AM button on my JBL stereo in my 2008 Rav4.
I have rec'd a sirius stratus 5 satellite radio as a gift this morning.
How do i connect it the easiest way without using the AUX option? Or do i have to use the AUX option and the SAT/AM button means nothing?

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I have sirius installed in my 2008 RAV4 JBL system.
There is an adapter made by VAIS technologies http://www.vaistech.com/ that is called a soundlink. It comes with instructions for the connection. The Sirius radio is hidden in this installation, and is controlled by your JBL system. The antenna runs up the side of the windshield (hidden behind the plastic moulding) and mounts to the top right corner of the roof.

HOWEVER- you will not have the full funcionality of the Stratus 5 radio- which has more funtionality that the JBL system can control. Also, the Scrolling feature on the Stratus 5 screen does not work on the JBL display. . . you get the first 15 or so characters, with no scrolling.

I love having an integrated satelite radio in my car, but I do miss the better screen, and the pause feature I had on my sportster (in my old car). Good Luck.

Posted on Apr 18, 2009

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