September 03, 2020 2 min read

This is a CarPlay Smart Box suitable for C6 MMI platform.

It is currently compatible with the following models:

✅ Audi A4 A5 Q5 (MMI 3G) A6 A7 A8 Q7 (C6) 2010-2016 - (CSBAU-5)

✅ A4 (2010-2016, Platform: 3G MMI High/ Plus/ Basic) - (CSBAU-5)

✅ A5 (2010-2016, Platform: 3G MMI High/ Plus/ Basic) - (CSBAU-5)

✅ Q5 (2010-2016, Platform: 3G MMI High/ Plus/ Basic) - (CSBAU-5)

✅ A6 (2010-2011, Platform: C6) - (CSBAU-5)

✅ A7 (2010-2011, Platform: C6) - (CSBAU-5)

✅ A8 (2010-2011, Platform: C6) - (CSBAU-5)

✅ Q7 (2010-2011, Platform: C6) - (CSBAU-5)

✅ Audi CarPlay Smart Box 5 (CSBAU-5)

And for other Audi C6 MMI head unit models, please contact us. 

 

The detailed steps are as following:

1.Disassemble glove box.

1.Disassemble glove box.

2.Take out air conditioning panel carefully.(No need disassemble display.)

2.Take out air conditioning panel carefully.(No need disassemble display.)

3.Remove out MMI head unit.

3.Remove out MMI head unit.

4.Take out Audi MMI head unit for cables layout.

4.Take out Audi MMI head unit for cables layout.

5.Find gateway port under steering wheel, and convert with CarPlay's gateway cable(yellow one).

5.Find gateway port under steering wheel, and convert with CarPlay's gateway cable(yellow one).

6.Layout well gateway cable, then connect with CarPlay box power cable.

6.Layout well gateway cable, then connect with CarPlay box power cable.

7.You can add an MMI extension cable for connect to 48pin harness(blue/white cable).

7.You can add an MMI extension cable for connect to 48pin harness(blue/white cable).

8.Assemble back panels under steering wheel.

8.Assemble back panels under steering wheel.

9.Connect MMI cable to No.10 from 48pin harness.

9.Connect MMI cable to No.10 from 48pin harness.

10.LVDS IN cable one side connect to LCD-IN, another side connect to MMI head unit.

10.LVDS IN cable one side connect to LCD-IN, another side connect to MMI head unit.

11.LVDS extension cable one side connect to LCD-OUT, another side connect to original LVDS cable.

11.LVDS extension cable one side connect to LCD-OUT, another side connect to original LVDS cable.

12.Connect AUX cable to 48pin harness, then plug in.

12.Connect AUX cable to 48pin harness, then plug in.

13.AUX cable another side connect to AUXDIO-OUT from CarPlay power cable.

13.AUX cable another side connect to AUXDIO-OUT from CarPlay power cable.

14.Connect microphone and install at good position.

14.Connect microphone and install at good position.

15.Return Audi MMI head unit and air conditioning panel to original.

15.Return Audi MMI head unit and air conditioning panel to original.

16.Locate USB port  at good position for Android mirroring and wired CarPlay.

16.Locate USB port  at good position for Android mirroring and wired CarPlay.

17.According installation diagram set up dip switch.

17.According installation diagram set up dip switch.

18.Finally connect all cables with CarPlay box, located at good position, all job done.

18.Finally connect all cables with CarPlay box, located at good position, all job done.

19.Select AUX external, press ‘’navi’’ switch to CarPlay, enjoying.

19.Select AUX external, press ‘’navi’’ switch to CarPlay, enjoying.


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