August 05, 2020 2 min read

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

It is currently compatible with the following models:

BMW 1/2/3/4/5/7 Series X1 X3 X4 X5 X6 Mini Cooper i3/i8 (NBT) 2012-Present - (CSBBM-2)

✅1 Series ( 2013.03-2015.03, Chassis: F20/F21, Head Unit: NBT) - (CSBBM-2)

✅2 Series ( 2013.11-2015.03, Chassis: F22, Head Unit: NBT) - (CSBBM-2)

✅3 Series ( 2012.11-2015.07, Chassis: F30/F31, Head Unit: NBT) - (CSBBM-2)

✅4 Series ( 2013.07-2015.07, Chassis: F32/F33/F36, Head Unit: NBT) - (CSBBM-2)

✅5 Series ( 2012.09-Present, Chassis: F07/F10/F11/F18, Head Unit: NBT) - (CSBBM-2)

✅7 Series ( 2012.07-2015.06, Chassis: F01, Head Unit: NBT) - (CSBBM-2)

✅i3 ( 2014.08-2017.07, Head Unit: NBT) - (CSBBM-2)

✅i8 ( 2014.08-2017.07, Head Unit: NBT) - (CSBBM-2)

✅MINI ( 2013.04-2016.03, Head Unit: NBT) - (CSBBM-2)

✅X1 ( 2012.07-2015.06, Chassis: F48 , Head Unit: NBT) - (CSBBM-2)

✅X3 ( 2013.04-2016.03, Chassis: F25 , Head Unit: NBT) - (CSBBM-2)

✅X4 ( 2014.04-2016.03, Chassis: F26, Head Unit: NBT) - (CSBBM-2)

✅X5 ( 2014.08-2016.07, Chassis: F15, Head Unit: NBT) - (CSBBM-2)

✅X6 ( 2014.08-2016.07, Chassis: F16, Head Unit: NBT) - (CSBBM-2)

And for other BMW MINI Cooper NBT head unit models, please contact us. 

The detailed steps are as following:

1. Disassemble display carefully.

1. Disassemble display carefully - Step by Step BMW MINI Cooper NBT iOS13 Wireless Apple CarPlay AirPlay Android Auto Install - CarPlay Smart Box

2. Unscrew and remove out NBT head unit.

2. Unscrew and remove out NBT head unit - Step by Step BMW MINI Cooper NBT iOS13 Wireless Apple CarPlay AirPlay Android Auto Install - CarPlay Smart Box

3. Plug out and connect with the 48PIN harness quad lock.

3. Plug out and connect with 48PIN harness quadlock - Step by Step BMW MINI Cooper NBT iOS13 Wireless Apple CarPlay AirPlay Android Auto Install - CarPlay Smart Box

4. Then connect to SmartBox box power cable.

4. Then connect to SmartBox box power cable - Step by Step BMW MINI Cooper NBT iOS13 Wireless Apple CarPlay AirPlay Android Auto Install - CarPlay Smart Box

5. Plug out LVDS cable from the display (Not head unit).

5. Plug out LVDS cable from display (Not head unit) - Step by Step BMW MINI Cooper NBT iOS13 Wireless Apple CarPlay AirPlay Android Auto Install - CarPlay Smart Box

6. LCD_OUT connects to the LVDS port behind the display.

6. LCD_OUT connect to LVDS port behind display - Step by Step BMW MINI Cooper NBT iOS13 Wireless Apple CarPlay AirPlay Android Auto Install - CarPlay Smart Box

7. AUX cable connect from AUDIO-IN to AUDIO-OUT.

7. AUX cable connect from AUDIO-IN to AUDIO-OUT - Step by Step BMW MINI Cooper NBT iOS13 Wireless Apple CarPlay AirPlay Android Auto Install - CarPlay Smart Box

8. Assemble back display.

8. Assemble back display - Step by Step BMW MINI Cooper NBT iOS13 Wireless Apple CarPlay AirPlay Android Auto Install - CarPlay Smart Box

9. Microphone connection.

9. Microphone connection - Step by Step BMW MINI Cooper NBT iOS13 Wireless Apple CarPlay AirPlay Android Auto Install - CarPlay Smart Box

10. Assemble back head unit.

10. Assemble back head unit - Step by Step BMW MINI Cooper NBT iOS13 Wireless Apple CarPlay AirPlay Android Auto Install - CarPlay Smart Box

11. Locate the Smart Box box in a good position.

11. Locate SmartBox box at good position - Step by Step BMW MINI Cooper NBT iOS13 Wireless Apple CarPlay AirPlay Android Auto Install - CarPlay Smart Box

12. External USB cable for wired connection.

12. External USB cable for wired connection - Step by Step BMW MINI Cooper NBT iOS13 Wireless Apple CarPlay AirPlay Android Auto Install - CarPlay Smart Box

13. Assemble display and panels back, all jobs done.

13. Assemble display and panels back, all job done - Step by Step BMW MINI Cooper NBT iOS13 Wireless Apple CarPlay AirPlay Android Auto Install - CarPlay Smart Box


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