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Old 12-29-2003, 08:43 PM   #11
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I just got the sirius system and like it (except the commercials). My problem is hooking up the audio. I've got a 94 SSEi with a stock cassette/radio/EQ. I pulled it out but couldn't figure out how to get to audio in. The Sirius has a minijack to std audio plugs and an option to broadcast to FM. The FM option is no good because we get transmissions on all the preset frequencies.

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Mike,

with your stock radio there are only two ways to get the audio from any after market audio device in: FM modulator, or cassette adapter. If you don't have the cassette adapter, pick one up at a Bestbuy, Walmart, Circuit City, etc.. It will plug into the satellite'* mini-jack (earphone) and then you insert the "cassette" like a normal tape, and viola!
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I have XM, and I love it. The only problem is i got the most ugly antenna on my car, and it looks horrible. Its the window one. yuck


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Rob,
that sucks about your antenna. The antenna I have is very small. you can see it on my cardomain site. not exactly stealth but it works.
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I like that antenna...do you know if it is paintable?
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that'* a good question. I haven't even looked at it closely enough to determine what it'* made of. I know the bottom is a magnet. Not sure if painting it would affect reception.
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I only ask b/c a friend of mine has a pioneer antenna that he painted to match his car color...looks DAMN good, I was thinking of doing it to mine but wanted to make sure it was going to work (before investing money to get it painted)
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did his reception suffer any?
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not that I know of.
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Could you possibly stick them on the rear deck under the glass?

Ok GREAT idea for GM, since GM is using XM a lot now. I see suburbans and cars all the time from GM with that silly shark fin, but what if...

They built the XM antenna into the spoiler or an outside mirror!?!?
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