I've just got a 2nd hand dnx 7200 off ebay. the unit came with everything it should, sat nav arial, ipod hook up, bluetooth kit. everything seems to be here but i cant find a code to turn it on. the guy on ebay wont reply to my emails and as the unit was supplied "as discribed" ebay dont want to know. so now it seems i'm stuffed with a very expencive radio i really struggled to pay for and i cant use. any ideas anyone. the guy lives 400 miles away and im tempted to drive up and knee cap the git..
I would suggest calling the police around the area you bought it from and see if anyone has reported their radio missing in their car. I don't buy things on Ebay "as Discribed", unless it comes from a reliable source (usually someone who has their own ebay store or warehouses). This is probably a radio that the guy broke into and stole out of someones car. Probably tried to use it and found out there was a lock code. If there has been one that has been reported as stolen within that area they will know a key code to turn it back on. Then send the police to pick up the guy and get your money back.
If the Police don't have any reports of stolen cars broken into and radios missing. I would suggest calling KenWood or checking with their site to find a way to reset this code. If you paid a lot for this product I don't see why anyone would be selling it AS IS. It sounds too Fishy for me.
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The Avic N2 is only XM ready not Sirius ready like the N3, which is SAT ready(both XM and Sirius). If you must have your Sirius the only option left for you is use the rear input on the hide away unit but you won't have it on the touchscreen. There is one more expensive option by have your N2 hardware upgrade to N3, some Ebayer have that service offer for about $275. It's done by replace a surface mounted chip with 70 plus leads. That would take some expert de-solder and solder skill with a solder torch or
a tech's heat gun. I can do it but I don't know which chip it is. I have an immaculate N3 for sale on Ebay. Maybe you could sell your N2 and buy an N3. I usually get about $550-$650 for an N2 depend on the condition. Hope that I did some help. You can call me at 801-414-4566, I would do anything I can. Goodluck.
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