July 27, 2020 2 min read

This is a CarPlay Smart Box suitable for PCM3.1 head unit.

It is currently compatible with the following models:

✅ Porsche Cayenne Macan Cayman Panamera Boxter 911 991 718 (PCM3.1) 2010-2016 CarPlay Smart Box - (CSBPO-1).

✅ Boxster (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, Head Unit: PCM3.1) - (CSBPO-1)

✅ Cayenne (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, Head Unit: PCM3.1) - (CSBPO-1)

✅ Cayman (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, Head Unit: PCM3.1) - (CSBPO-1)

✅ Macan (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, Head Unit: PCM3.1) - (CSBPO-1)

✅ Panamera (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, Head Unit: PCM3.1) - (CSBPO-1)

✅ Porsche 718 (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, Head Unit: PCM3.1) - (CSBPO-1)

✅ Porsche 911 (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, Head Unit: PCM3.1) - (CSBPO-1)

✅ Porsche 991 (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, Head Unit: PCM3.1) - (CSBPO-1)

And for other Porsche 911 PCM3.1 head unit models, please contact us. 

The detailed steps are as following:

1. Take out the dashboard and air conditioning panel.

1. Take out dashboard and air conditioning panel - Wireless Apple CarPlay Smart Box for Porsche 911 PCM3.1 Head unit - CarPlay Smart Box

2. Take out the PCM head unit.

2. Take out PCM head unit - Wireless Apple CarPlay Smart Box for Porsche 911 PCM3.1 Head unit - CarPlay Smart Box

3. Disassemble the PCM head unit carefully.

3. Disassemble PCM head unit carefully - Wireless Apple CarPlay Smart Box for Porsche 911 PCM3.1 Head unit - CarPlay Smart Box

4. Remove original screws (3pcs), then add the copper column.

4. Remove original screws (3pcs), then add copper column - Wireless Apple CarPlay Smart Box for Porsche 911 PCM3.1 Head unit - CarPlay Smart Box

5. Assemble and fix sub-PCB board carefully.

5. Assemble and fix sub-PCB board carefully - Wireless Apple CarPlay Smart Box for Porsche 911 PCM3.1 Head unit - CarPlay Smart Box

6. Remove this silver plate for the LVDS cable layout.

6. Remove this silver plate for LVDS cable layout - Wireless Apple CarPlay Smart Box for Porsche 911 PCM3.1 Head unit - CarPlay Smart Box

7. Connect LVDS cable (please note don't plug in reverse).

7. Connect LVDS cable (please note don't plug in reverse) - Wireless Apple CarPlay Smart Box for Porsche 911 PCM3.1 Head unit - CarPlay Smart Box

8. And connect tight enough, then fixed.

8. And connect tight enough, then fixed - Wireless Apple CarPlay Smart Box for Porsche 911 PCM3.1 Head unit - CarPlay Smart Box

9. Then assemble PCM back.

9. Then assemble PCM back - Wireless Apple CarPlay Smart Box for Porsche 911 PCM3.1 Head unit - CarPlay Smart Box

10. Convert with 48PIN harness (Don't forget to remove optic fiber cable if have).

10. Convert with 48PIN harness (Don't forget to remove optic fiber cable if have) - Wireless Apple CarPlay Smart Box for Porsche 911 PCM3.1 Head unit - CarPlay Smart Box

11. Then connect to Smart Box box power cable.

11. Then connect to Smart Box box power cable - Wireless Apple CarPlay Smart Box for Porsche 911 PCM3.1 Head unit - CarPlay Smart Box

12. Connect LVDS cable to LCD_OUT.

12. Connect LVDS cable to LCD_OUT - Wireless Apple CarPlay Smart Box for Porsche 911 PCM3.1 Head unit - CarPlay Smart Box

13. Connect AUX cable from AUDIO-OUT to AUDIO-IN.

13. Connect AUX cable from AUDIO-OUT to AUDIO-IN - Wireless Apple CarPlay Smart Box for Porsche 911 PCM3.1 Head unit - CarPlay Smart Box

14. Connect external MIC, USB cable, WiFi antenna.

14. Connect external MIC, USB cable, WiFi antenna - Wireless Apple CarPlay Smart Box for Porsche 911 PCM3.1 Head unit - CarPlay Smart Box

15. Microphone installation.

15. Microphone installation - Wireless Apple CarPlay Smart Box for Porsche 911 PCM3.1 Head unit - CarPlay Smart Box

16. Then connect all original cables with PCM, assemble back.

16. Then connect all original cables with PCM, assemble back - Wireless Apple CarPlay Smart Box for Porsche 911 PCM3.1 Head unit - CarPlay Smart Box

17. Connect all cables with the Smart Box box and locate it under the steering wheel.

17. Connect all cables with Smart Box box and locate it under steering wheel - Wireless Apple CarPlay Smart Box for Porsche 911 PCM3.1 Head unit - CarPlay Smart Box

18. Plug AUX adapter to the original AUX port.

18. Plug AUX adapter to original AUX port - Wireless Apple CarPlay Smart Box for Porsche 911 PCM3.1 Head unit - CarPlay Smart Box

19. Assemble back all dashboard, job done.

19. Assemble back all dashboard, job done - Wireless Apple CarPlay Smart Box for Porsche 911 PCM3.1 Head unit - CarPlay Smart Box

20. Before the switch to CarPlay, press 'SOURCE' to select the AUX channel at first.

20. Before switch to CarPlay, press 'SOURCE' to select AUX channel at first - Wireless Apple CarPlay Smart Box for Porsche 911 PCM3.1 Head unit - CarPlay Smart Box

21. Press 'NAVI' switch to the CarPlay system.

21. Press 'NAVI' switch to CarPlay system - Wireless Apple CarPlay Smart Box for Porsche 911 PCM3.1 Head unit - CarPlay Smart Box

22. Turn on iPhone's WiFi (no need to connect the network), then turn on iPhone's Bluetooth, pairing 'IDCORE' switch to the CarPlay screen automatically after 5s.

22. Turn on iPhone's WiFi (no need to connect the network), then turn on iPhone's bluetooth, pairing 'IDCORE' switch to CarPlay screen automatically after 5s - Wireless Apple CarPlay Smart Box for Porsche 911


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