July 30, 2020 2 min read

This is a CarPlay Smart Box suitable for NTG4.5 head unit.

It is currently compatible with the following models:

✅ Mercedes-Benz A B C E G GL ML GLA GLK SLK (NTG4.5/4.7) 2011-2015 - (CSBME-2)

✅ A Class (2012-2014, Head Unit: NTG4.5/4.7, W176) - (CSBME-2)

✅ B Class (2011-2014, Head Unit: NTG4.5/4.7, W246) - (CSBME-2)

✅ C Class (2011-2014, Head Unit: NTG4.5/4.7, W204) - (CSBME-2)

✅ CLA Class (2012-2014, Head Unit: NTG4.5/4.7) - (CSBME-2)

✅ E Class (2011-2014, Head Unit: NTG4.5/4.7, C207) - (CSBME-2)

✅ G Class (2012-2014, Head Unit: NTG4.5/4.7, G463) - (CSBME-2)

✅ GL Class (2012-2014, Head Unit: NTG4.5/4.7, X166) - (CSBME-2)

✅ GLA Class (2013-2015, Head Unit: NTG4.5/4.7, X156) - (CSBME-2)

✅ GLK Class (2011-2014, Head Unit: NTG4.5/4.7, X204) - (CSBME-2)

✅ ML Class (2011-2014, Head Unit: NTG4.5/4.7, W166) - (CSBME-2)

✅ SLK Class (2012-2014, Head Unit: NTG4.5/4.7, R170) - (CSBME-2)

✅ Mercedes CarPlay Smart Box 2 (CSBME-2)

And for other Mercedes Benz NTG4.5 head unit models, please contact us. 

The detailed steps are as follows:

1. Take out air conditioning panel carefully.

1. Take out air conditioning panel carefully - Step by Step Retrofit Mercedes E260 WiFi Apple CarPlay - CarPlay Smart Box

2. Remove out NTG4.5 head unit.

2. Remove out NTG4.5 head unit - Step by Step Retrofit Mercedes E260 WiFi Apple CarPlay - CarPlay Smart Box

3. Take out Mercedes NTG4.5 head unit for cables layout.

3. Take out Mercedes NTG4.5 head unit for cables layout - Step by Step Retrofit Mercedes E260 WiFi Apple CarPlay - CarPlay Smart Box

4. Convert 48PIN harness with original Head Unit power cable and then connect to CarPlay Box power cable.

4. Convert 48PIN harness with original HU power cable and then connect to CarPlay Box power cable - Step by Step Retrofit Mercedes E260 WiFi Apple CarPlay -

5. Don't forget to connect AUX cable one side to AUDIO-IN from 48PIN harness, another side connect to AUDIO-OUT from power cable.

5. Don‘t forget to connect AUX cable - Step by Step Retrofit Mercedes E260 WiFi Apple CarPlay - CarPlay Smart Box

6. Return cables connect to NTG head unit.

6. Return cables connect to NTG head unit - Step by Step Retrofit Mercedes E260 WiFi Apple CarPlay - CarPlay Smart Box

7. LVDS IN connect to NTG head unit, LVDS OUT connect to original LVDS cable (grey one).

7. LVDS IN connect to NTG head unit, LVDS OUT connect to original LVDS cable (grey one) - Step by Step Retrofit Mercedes E260 WiFi Apple CarPlay - CarPlay S

8. Connect power cable with CarPlay Box.

8. Connect power cable with CarPlay Box - Step by Step Retrofit Mercedes E260 WiFi Apple CarPlay - CarPlay Smart Box

9. Install the USB port at good position.

9. Install the USB port at good position - Step by Step Retrofit Mercedes E260 WiFi Apple CarPlay - CarPlay Smart Box

10. Connect WiFi antenna well and locate at good position.

10. Connect WiFi antenna well and locate at good position - Step by Step Retrofit Mercedes E260 WiFi Apple CarPlay - CarPlay Smart Box

11. Connect microphone and install at good position.

11. Connect microphone and install at good position - Step by Step Retrofit Mercedes E260 WiFi Apple CarPlay - CarPlay Smart Box

12. Return Mercedes NTG4.5 head unit and air conditioning panel to original.

12. Return Mercedes NTG4.5 head unit and air conditioning panel to original - Step by Step Retrofit Mercedes E260 WiFi Apple CarPlay - CarPlay Smart Box

13. Finally connect all cables with CarPlay Box, locate at good position, all job done.

13. Finally connect all cables with CarPlay Box, locate at good position, all job done - Step by Step Retrofit Mercedes E260 WiFi Apple CarPlay - CarPlay Sm

14. Select “AUX External”, press “BACK” switch to CarPlay.

14. Select “AUX External”, press “BACK” switch to CarPlay - Step by Step Retrofit Mercedes E260 WiFi Apple CarPlay - CarPlay Smart Box


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