August 19, 2020 1 min read

This is a CarPlay Smart Box suitable for MMI platform.

It is currently compatible with the following models:

✅ Audi A3 (MMI) A4 A5 Q2 Q5 Q7 (B9 MIB) 2012-2018 - (CSBAU-2)

✅ A3 (2012-2018, Platform: MMI) - (CSBAU-2)

✅ A4 (2016-2018, Platform: B9/MIB) - (CSBAU-2)

✅ A5 (2016-2018, Platform: B9/MIB) - (CSBAU-2)

✅ Q2 (2016-2018, Platform: B9/MIB) - (CSBAU-2)

✅ Q5 (2016-2018, Platform: B9/MIB) - (CSBAU-2)

✅ Q7 (2016-2018, Platform: B9/MIB) - (CSBAU-2)

✅ Audi CarPlay Smart Box 2 (CSBAU-2)

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

 

The detailed steps are as following:

1.Disassemble glove box.

1.Disassemble glove box.

2.Remove out MMI head unit.

2.Remove out MMI head unit.

3.Convert 48pin harness with original head unit power cable and then connect CarPlay box.

3.Convert 48pin harness with original head unit power cable and then connect CarPlay box.

4.Take out LVDS cable behind MMI head unit.

4.Take out LVDS cable behind MMI head unit.

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

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

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

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

7.USB cable.

7.USB cable.

8.Connect AUX cable to AUDIO-IN from 48pin harness.

8.Connect AUX cable to AUDIO-IN from 48pin harness.

9.AUX cable another side connect to AUDIO-OUT from CarPlay power cable.

9.AUX cable another side connect to AUDIO-OUT from CarPlay power cable.

10.Wifi antenna.

10.Wifi antenna.

11.Setup dip switch according installation diagram.

11.Setup dip switch according installation diagram.

12.RREAR VIN connect with rear camera.

12.RREAR VIN connect with rear camera.

13.FREAR VIN connect with front camera.

13.FREAR VIN connect with front camera.

14.Then connect rear and front power cable with RREAR 12V.

14.Then connect rear and front power cable with RREAR 12V.

15.Assemble back MMI media,connect all cables with CarPlay box.

15.Assemble back MMI media,connect all cables with CarPlay box.

16.Connect microphone and install at good position.

16.Connect microphone and install at good position.

17.The CarPlay box could put at here.

17.The CarPlay box could put at here.

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 before switch to CarPlay.

19.Select AUX external before switch to CarPlay.

20.Long press ''Back'' switch to CarPlay.

20.Long press ''Back'' switch to CarPlay.

21.Aftermarket front/rear camera works perfect with CarPlay.

21.Aftermarket front/rear camera works perfect with CarPlay.


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