This kit is for the installation in the trunk of a MINI R50, R52 or R53 using the factory CD changer wire harness input that is pre installed in all Gen1 MINI models. Once installed any USB capable device can be plugged in using the USB connection cable and integrated into the factory stereo. The CD changer must be unplugged for this to be used.
GROM-USB3 car stereo adapter connects
your USB 2.0 device such as flash drive, external hard drive or mass
storage device to the stock stereo in your car.
You can control the playback through your car stereo or steering
Android in-car integration:
Phone play, control and charge. If you have an Android Phone or Tablet
(including but not limited to Samsung Galaxy or Note line, HTC One,
Google Nexus and others)
you can integrate it to your car stereo. Play the music, control
it via car stereo or steering wheel buttons, and charge while in car -
all with the standard MicroUSB to USB cable.
There are no extra cables required. You will plug the MicroUSB
cable to the USB port of GROM USB unit directly.
Android integration requires AALinQ Android App, available FREE at Google Play Store
For more information go to AALinQ page
AALinQ app supports both local and Google cloud music.
for most Android devices
with is available without AALinQ.
With USB streaming you are able to use any Android music app and stream via USB.
iPod, iPhone, iPad car integration:
your Apple device to the factory car stereo via USB port. Play music,
control from car stereo or steering wheel, and charge at the same time.
Use standard USB to Apple connector cable (including Lightning
style). All iPod, iPhone, iPad are compatible, including latest iPhone 6
and iPhone 6 Plus.
Bluetooth add-on (sold separately):
Make a hands free phone calls (HFP), stream music from your phone to the factory stereo via Bluetooth Audio playback (A2DP),
control your music with the car stereo or steering wheel controls via Bluetooth wireless audio control (AVRCP) with the
GROM Bluetooth Dongle
AUX Input (sold separately):
Aux 3.5mm phone jack connection for any additional audio source such as DVD, MP3 player, XM and more.
Standard package include:
- Car stereo adapter in metal enclosure
- Vehicle specific harness
- Automotive grade USB Type A Male / Type A Female 3FT cable
- Operation manual
Optional accessories (purchase separately):
- GROM Bluetooth Dongle for hands free calling and wireless playback
- AUX 3.5mm cable for any MP3 player, mobile phone, XM, etc.
This USB Input Audio Retrofit Kit are one of the many MINI Cooper Parts and Accessories that we carry and will fit the following MINI Cooper Models and Years:
R50 MINI Cooper Hatchback: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
R52 MINI Cooper Convertible: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
R52-S MINI Cooper S Convertible: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
R53-S MINI Cooper S Hatchback: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
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