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Accessing aux port on Alpine CDE 9881

I have a Alpine cde 9881 head unit and it has the hook up for an ipod, however i have a Zune not an ipod, i went to the local shop and they gave me a cord that plugs into the ipod port on the back of the unit and has a standard 3.5 mm plug on the other end that i can just plug straight into my headphone jack on my Zune. Now the problem is that i do not know how to access the Auxilliary setting, i was told to look in my manual, but i did not see anything helpful there So if i could just find out how to access the aux setting i will be good to go.

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  • Anonymous Apr 02, 2009

    Same problem, cannot figure out how to turn the ipod off...aprently you need to select Aux+ from Setup Menu this will disable Full Speed for iPod
    and Bluetooth and Enable Full speed Aux-in.

    Cant actually figure out how to do that though....

  • Anonymous Apr 24, 2009

    i can't find where the aux input is to plug it into... can somebody help me?


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If you happen to have the tool which allows you to remove your head unit from the dash use it. If not go to and get one it's useful for any audio enthusiast. Once you have the tool pull the head unit out on the back of the unit there is a cable that is black with a blue connector tip. This is what you plug your cable that you got from your audio dealer into. As for making the cable accesible you may have to drill a hole in your dash or run the wire around and out the glovebox which is also common and suggested for your particular car.

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