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Old 07-04-2011, 12:23 PM
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Having the base Jeep Grand Cherokee, I also have the factory head unit. Do I need an integration adapter to bring enough power to the new double din head unit, which is a dvd receiver? This is confusing the hell out of me
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Re: Is the accessory power lead needed for a double din?

Power shouldnt matter....you should only need a wiring harness or optional CANbus adapters to integrate into the steering controls. I originally had a factory radio and installed a double-din. I attempted the CANbus. It didnt work out too well, so i dumped it (steering wheel controls) and only used a wiring harness. Since i integrated a backup cam, i also used the relay MOD for continuous movie play (to override the e-Brake).
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Re: Is the accessory power lead needed for a double din?

I'm only worried about it cuz whenever I visit crutchfield they tell me that if I choose to install a double din dvd receiver, I have to have an adapter for the accessory power lead. Sick jeep by the way.
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