August 14, 2020 2 min read

This is a CarPlay Smart Box suitable for BMW 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.Disassemble dashboard carefully.

1.Disassemble dashboard carefully.

2.Disassemble iDrive dashboard carefully.

2.Disassemble iDrive dashboard carefully.

3.Screw out and remove CIC head unit.

3.Screw out and remove CIC head unit.

4.LCD_IN connect to LVDS port behind head unit.

4.LCD_IN connect to LVDS port behind head unit.

5.LCD_OUT connect to original LVDS cable.

5.LCD_OUT connect to original LVDS cable.

6.Convert with iDrive knob adapter power cable.

6.Convert with iDrive knob adapter power cable.

7.4PIN or 10PIN, convert one of them only, another no need connect.

7.4PIN or 10PIN, convert one of them only, another no need connect.

8.Layout well and connect to Smart Box box power cable.

8.Layout well and connect to Smart Box box power cable.

9.Layout well AUX cable.

9.Layout well AUX cable.

10.And connect from AUDIO-OUT to original AUX input.

10.And connect from AUDIO-OUT to original AUX input.

11.USB cable for wired connection and future update.

11.USB cable for wired connection and future update.

12.Microphone installation.

12.Microphone installation.

13.Setup dip switch according installation diagram.

13.Setup dip switch according installation diagram.

14.Assemble back all dashboard.

14.Assemble back all dashboard.

15.And screw back head unit.

15.And screw back head unit.

16.Assemble back all dashboard.

16.Assemble back all dashboard.

17.Disassemble glove box, and put Smart Box box under it.

17.Disassemble glove box, and put Smart Box box under it.

 


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