August 24, 2020 2 min read

This is a CarPlay Smart Box suitable for CIC head unit.

It is currently compatible with the following models:

✅ BMW 1/3/5/7 Series X1 X3 X5 X6 Z4 Mini Cooper (CIC) 2008-Present - (CSBBM-3)

✅1 Series ( 2008.09-2014.03, Chassis: E81/E82/E87/E88, Head Unit: CIC) - (CSBBM-3)

✅1 Series ( 2011.09-2013.03, Chassis: F20/F21, Head Unit: CIC) - (CSBBM-3)

✅3 Series ( 2008.09-2013.10, Chassis: E90/E91/E92/E93, Head Unit: CIC) - (CSBBM-3)

✅3 Series ( 2012.02-2012.11, Chassis: F30/F31/F34/F80, Head Unit: CIC) - (CSBBM-3)

✅5 Series ( 2008.11-2010.05, Chassis: E60/E61, Head Unit: CIC) - (CSBBM-3)

✅5 Series ( 2010.03-2012.09, Chassis: F07/F10 , Head Unit: CIC) - (CSBBM-3)

✅7 Series ( 2008.11-2013.07, Chassis: F01/F02/F03, Head Unit: CIC) - (CSBBM-3)

✅MINI ( 2009.10-2013.04, Head Unit: CIC) - (CSBBM-3)

✅X1 ( 2009.10-2015.06, Chassis: E84, Head Unit: CIC) - (CSBBM-3)

✅X3 ( 2010.10-2013.04, Chassis: F25 , Head Unit: CIC) - (CSBBM-3)

✅X5 ( 2009.10-2013.06, Chassis: E70, Head Unit: CIC) - (CSBBM-3)

✅X6 ( 2009.10-2014.08, Chassis: E71, Head Unit: CIC) - (CSBBM-3)

✅Z4 ( 2009.04-Present, Chassis: E89, Head Unit: CIC) - (CSBBM-3)

And for other BMW CIC head unit models, please contact us. 

 

 

The detailed steps are as following:

1.Take out air conditioning control panel carefully.

1.Take out air conditioning control panel carefully.

2.Disassemble iDrive dashboard.

2.Disassemble iDrive dash board.

3.Take out air conditioning dashboard.

3.Take out air conditioning dashboard.

4.Remove out CIC head unit.

4.Remove out CIC head unit.

5.Convert with iDrive adapter.

5.Convert with iDrive adapter.

6.Then connect to CarPlay box power cable.

6.Then connect to CarPlay box power cable.

7.Take out LVDS Cable behind head unit.

7.Take out LVDS Cable behind head unit.

8.LCDS extenstion cable one side connect original LVDS cable, another side connect to LCD_OUT.

8.LCDS extenstion cable one side connect original LVDS cable, another side connect to LCD_OUT.

9.LCDS IN cable one side connect behind LCDS port, another side connect CarPlay box LCD_IN.

9.LCDS IN cable one side connect behind LCDS port, another side connect CarPlay box LCD_IN.

10.Microphone connection.

10.Microphone connection.

11.USB Cable connection for upgrade or wired connection.

11.USB Cable connection for upgrade or wired connection.

12.AUX cable connection from audio-out to armrest AUX port.

12.AUX cable connection from audio-out to armrest AUX port.

13.Set dip switch according installation diagram.

13.Set up switch according installation diagram.

14.Assemble back armrest box and dash board.

14.Assemble back armrest box and dash board.

15.Connect Microphone and install at good position.

15.Connect Microphone and install at good position.

16.Connect cables well with the box, and locate at good position.

16.Connect cables well with the box, and locate at good position.

17.Assemble back head unit and air conditioning panels.

17.Assemble back head unit and air conditioning panels.

18.Locate CarPlay box at good position.

18.Locate CarPlay box at good position.

19.Then assemble back all control panels, job done.

19.Then assemble back all control panels, job done.

20.Select "AUX Front", long press "back" switch to CarPlay.

20.Select "AUX Front", long press "back" switch to CarPlay.

21.Turn on of Wifi, paring with bluetooth, will automatically enter CarPlay screen, enjoying.

21.Turn on of Wifi, paring with bluetooth, will automatically enter CarPlay screen, enjoying.


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