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Parking wire i attached the yellow wire to the ground of my harnes and re isstalleed the deck but still will not play dvds. but were do i attach this white and brown wire. please help

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  • civiceacing Feb 13, 2008

    do i have to hook that white brown one up for it to work?

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Hi,

To my knowledge the white/brown wire of a Dual XDVD8181 goes to the reverse lamp/switch. The pure yellow wire should go to an always on B+12 such as the battery positive terminal. It is the yellow/blue that goes to the emergency/parking brake.

Incidentally, this model is one of those that grounding the brake wire would allow DVD playback. There is a little trick to make it work. It should start first as +12 before it should be grounded before the DVD will play hence a DPST switch would be required, not only grounding.

This is better explained here. Should you be in need of the manual, it is available here.

Additionally and a friendly reminder, in some regions, it is not allowed to view a DVD movie while vehicle is in motion.

Hope this be of help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

Posted on Feb 10, 2008

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    Louie Role Feb 13, 2008

    Hi again, the only time the white/brown wire of a Dual XDVD8181 goes that goes to the reverse lamp/switch is if you have a rear facing camera hooked up to your video display.

    If you have no camera, then there is no need to connect the white/brown wire to anything.

    Cheers.

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