August 29, 2020 2 min read

This is a CarPlay Smart Box suitable for 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 3G head unit models, please contact us. 

 

The detailed steps are as following:

1.Disassemble glove box carefully.

1.Disassemble glove box carefully.

2.Connect with Smart Box kit gateway cable.

2.Connect with Smart Box kit gateway cable.

3.Remove out MMI head unit.

3.Remove out MMI head unit.

4.Take out 48 pin harness and LVDS cable.

4.Take out 48 pin harness and LVDS cable.

5.Take out AUX adapter from 48pin harness(Green one).

5.Take out AUX adapter from 48pin harness(Green one).

6.And then convert with Smart Box AUX cable.

6.And then convert with Smart Box AUX cable.

7.Then connect to AUDIO-OUT from Smart Box power cable.

7.Then connect to AUDIO-OUT from Smart Box power cable.

8.Original LVDS cable connect to LCD_OUT.

8.Original LVDS cable connect to LCD_OUT.

9.LVDS-IN connect to LVDS port behind head unit.

9.LVDS-IN connect to LVDS port behind head unit.

10.Through cables to glove box position.

10.Through cables to glove box position.

11.Connect MMI cable(blue) with an extension cable.

11.Connect MMI cable(blue) with an extension cable.

12.Connect it to No.10 from harness.

12.Connect it to No.10 from harness.

13.Peel out No.10 cable.

13.Peel out No.10 cable.

14.Then connect with MMI extension cable.

14.Then connect with MMI extension cable.

15.Assemble back harness and head unit.

15.Assemble back harness and head unit.

16.Connect all cables with Smart Box box.

16.Connect all cables with Smart Box box.

17.Wifi antenna.

17.Wifi antenna.

18.Microphone installation.

18.Microphone installation.

19.USB cable for wired connection and future update.

19.USB cable for wired connection and future update.

20.Setup dip switch according installation diagram.

20.Setup dip switch according installation diagram.

21.Sort out all cables and locate Smart Box box at good position.

21.Sort out all cables and locate Smart Box box at good position.

22.Assemble back glove box.

22.Assemble back glove box.

23.All job done.

23.All job done.

NOTE:If your Media have AMI input but NO AUX option, need get an AMI-AUX cable plug to your original AMI port(3.5 jack side no need connect anything). Then will get AUX external option.

 Note.If your Media have AMI input but NO AUX option,need get an AMI-AUX cable plug to your original AMI port(3.5 jack side no need connect anything). Then will get AUX external option.


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