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Hey for those folks who have kids sitting on the second row, how did you manage to get their MP3 players hooked up all the way to the front? Do you just have a long headphone wire running across the middle console to the back or do you just keep the MP3 player up front? I know my kids would want their MP3 players plugged in and by their side and I don't want to be their DJ while driving so I'm thinking of plugging in from the front using an extender plug and tucking it in along the panels of the middle console. What do you guys think?
 

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I guess most current Enclave owners are either in their 50s who's kids are all grown up, or young couples who doesn't have kids yet. So who's the second row and third row for? I know if I was in the second or third row, I'd like full control of my MP3 player.

I was thinking of pulling the DVD/NAV out and tapping a headphone plug extender into the MP3 input from the back instead of plugging in from the front. That way I'll end up with two MP3 input, one for the front and one for the second row. The only thing that would stop me is if the actual plug is soldered onto a circuit board. Most likely, it's just a plug with a wire behind it going to the circuit board. When I get Flava, not only I will post enough pictures of the Black, but I will also post what I did with the MP3 input.
 

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Vikchic, sorry I forgot to reply to your question. No, you can't control your iPod just by plugging into the existing MP3 input. That is a one way input for electrical sound only (analog) - meaning it'll take any sound from any source (MP3 player, DVD player, microphone, xbox, playstation, PSP, laptop, etc) and it will amplify the sound to the speakers. It's not capable of sending out any signal and controlling any of these gadgets. However, there are after-market accessories that will do just what you want but will require installation by someone who knows at least about installing audio equipment in vehicles. Google "control your ipod through your car stereo" and you'll see a handful of equipment. Check out this site for a brief explanation of all the options you have with ipods in your vehicle: http://caraudioreview.blogspot.com/2005/05/how-to-connect-ipod-to-car-stereo-ipod.html.
 

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coop said:
FlavaClav what Ent # package do you have? If I am mistaking the rear Aux input is included with the DVD packages.
I ordered package #4. NOLA Saints is correct by saying that you can easily connect another electronic device on the rear Aux input by using the RCA jacks. What I wanted to do was take it a step further. What I would like is to have the capability of using the DVD and the MP3 input at the same time. I would like to have the option of one kid being able play her MP3 player by plugging in to the rear aux and using the wireless headphone, and the other kid plugged in to the front listening from the Bose surround speakers. For those who have kids, you know what I'm talking about. Kids want their own domain. They'll share up to a point but they want their own. I just like the challenge. ;D
 

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The question is, if someone is going to use the Headphones to listen to the music, then why not plug it directly into the MP3 player or iPOD? at least you wont waste batteries in the wireless headset :thumb:

I would rather have the kid watching the DVD use the wireless, so I and everyone else in the car can enjoy the music from the MP3 player played on BOSE.
Absolutely right, coop. But there lies the problem: How does my second kid plug in to the jack up front without a wire dangling up front. Can she plug in to the rear aux while someone is watching DVD?
 

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That's great coop! That's perfect. That's exactly what I was hoping for. Now I don't need to run a cable anywhere. I only need a headphone to RCA adaptor to plug the MP3 player on the rear Aux. Great news. Thanks for doing the experiment. :cheers:
 
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