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Xdvd710 in dash dvd player (dual)

K the yellow wire for the dvd player that goes to the e-brake how do i by pass this?? My e-brake switch only has one wire going to it and the switch is grounded to the floor of the truck so what do i do???? Some say a toggle switch but how will this work with a toggle switch.

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  • carey harrison Mar 30, 2009

    is there a way to make it work



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My ratio has the flip up monitor the ratio works but the screen is black and white lines it's the dual xdvd710 and I enter know how to fix it

Posted on Dec 05, 2011


Hey..All i did was cut the end..put a new End on and bolted/grounded it to the frame..and you can watch movies while driving.

Posted on Sep 11, 2008


Bought a dvd player xdvd710 from the pawn shop.Got everything going ok.Turned to serius radio and cant get it back on regular radio tuner.It did not come with please,

Posted on Mar 03, 2008

Ground it

Posted on Nov 03, 2007

Just ground the yellow blue wire

Posted on Oct 14, 2007

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How do i hook up my parking brake wire on my xdvd710

The yellow/blue wire out the back of the head unit needs to be hooked up to the same wire that is responsible for illuminating the "BRAKE" light on your dash. This tells the DVD player that the car is not in motion. Where this wire is and how to tap into it is entirely dependent on what kind of car you have. You may need to trace the wire out or consult a wiring diagram.

If you wish to bypass this feature (which may be illegal in some states) try this:

** Insert a DVD
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** Enter 26604
** Press ENTER

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How to bypass a dual xdvd710 without the remote

ground the brake wire from the radio to a switch that cut off and on, to the chassis ground you will have to hit the switch every time you want to watch the tv the switch acts like its hook up to the parking brake so when u hit it twice it thinks that the brake is engage

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Dual xdvd710

check on the main wiring harness you wil see a black box on the yellow wire. open up the cover. there is a 10 amp mini fuse inside. if it is blown replace the fuse. also check your main radio and accesssory fuses in your fuse box. if no fuses are blown check all wiring connections.

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Dual XDVD710 Car Video Player

There isn't a code but there is a way when you wire it. DVD head units have one extra wire in their wiring harnesses, compared to a standard CD head unit. On mine, it's a peach-colored wire, and is the activation wire for the DVD feature. During the installation, the instructions call for this wire to be tapped into the emergency brake indicator light wire. The reason is this:

The e-brake indicator light is what is called a "ground complete" circuit. That means that the bulb always has power applied, but when you pull the brake, that puts a ground to the wire and completes the circuit, allowing it to illuminate. The head unit sees this ground, and activates the DVD player.

In my Jensen unit, I simply ran this wire to a ground (I used a screw near the fuse box), and I put a switch on the wire, so I could break the ground contact at will. Jensen calls for a procedure to activate DVD playback. In their instructions, they tell you to select DVD from the option menu, and when the "lawyer screen" comes up (the one warning you to park before you watch a movie), you release the e-brake for 3-5 seconds, and then reapply it. To simulate that with the switch I used, I leave the switch closed (activated), and select DVD. Then I flip the switch "off" for 3-5 seconds, and flip it back "on". This tricks the head unit into thinking I put the e-brake off for a few seconds and then put it back on, and the movie will start. Then I can drive away.

Basically, ground the wire that is used for DVD activation, and put a switch inline on it. Then you can break and reapply the ground in whatever manner is required by the manufacturer of your head unit. If there is no off/on sequence with yours, as there is with mine, simply ground the wire to a screw inside the dashboard and you're done.

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How to by pass the e brake wire

OK PEOPLE, I HAVE THE DUAL XDVD8181 just installed, you don't need to do any kind of code to get the video to bypass. this is what you have to do

Get a toggle switch, one that flips one way for ON, and the other way for OFF. connect parking brake wire (yellow/blue) to one end of the switch and the other end to the ground of the radio (Black wire) leave the switch in off position, turn on radio and insert dvd, when you get the blue screen, flip switch ON OFF ON wait 5 seconds and video will come on. That it fellas.

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Dual xdvd710

find the memory wire [yellow] and make sure you connect it right if that isnt the problem check fuse box or make sure your remote is not hooked there

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all you have to do for you to be able to play video while driving is... take the yellow wire with blue strip and wrap it with your ground wire and connect the ground wire to a GOOD chasie ground

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