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Aux input for sony car stereo (cdx c 5000r)

I have a sony cdx c 5000r and i have a lead that connects to the cd changer input (rca) then has phono leads so you can plug an mp3 player into it. i cant seem to select the cd changer to play my mp3 player through the stereo.

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    i want to buy an aux lead in to my cd changer port but dont know which lead is the correct one for my unit.


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For Sony Stereos, you will need to get what is called a Bus Converter. The RCA ports you are trying to use are for a CD changer or alternate device like satellite or HD radio, and those have to have some sort of frequency signal to even be selected. You can find a Bus Converter that will allow you to use this as an Auxiliary input. The device you are looking for is called a Sony XA 300, and it will allow you Two extra Aux Inputs, I believe.

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