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Old 09-24-2018, 07:31 PM   #1499
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Just fitted an RCD330 to our Golf, yes its not picking up any AM radio, but really does that matter these days? The FM stations are transmitting track information, which is an improvement over the RCD510 and we now have a clock as well, throw in the bluetooth connectivity and I really can't complain for the money.


The only issue I had was actually getting hold of the head unit itself, I had 2 failed ebay attempts, where both sellers were deregistered by Ebay, so I had to request cancellation and refunds, but the aliexpress transaction went smoothly.


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Okay, so my wife now reports that the radio cuts in and out, and reception is generally rubbish, is this common, and can it be fixed?
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Old 09-25-2018, 08:14 PM   #1500
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Any update on the rcd330 compatibility with a dynaudio system ?
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Old 09-25-2018, 08:19 PM   #1501
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Any update on the rcd330 compatibility with a dynaudio system ?


Iím using a rcd330 with iPhone and have dynaudio. It works well. Plug and play. Didnít have to do the battery reconnection or anything


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Old 09-25-2018, 08:25 PM   #1502
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Iím using a rcd330 with iPhone and have dynaudio. It works well. Plug and play. Didnít have to do the battery reconnection or anything


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Do you have any distortion when increasing the volume past a certain point ? And how's the sound quality compared to your previous head unit ?
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Old 09-25-2018, 08:33 PM   #1503
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Do you have any distortion when increasing the volume past a certain point ? And how's the sound quality compared to your previous head unit ?


No distortion at all. I remember thinking it sounded cleaner when I first installed it. Maybe that was placebo affect. I might have read that it has higher voltage pre outs.not sure


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Old 09-25-2018, 08:42 PM   #1504
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No distortion at all. I remember thinking it sounded cleaner when I first installed it. Maybe that was placebo affect. I might have read that it has higher voltage pre outs.not sure


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Would you be able to link me where you got yours from ? Just want to see if it's the same as the one I got.
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Old 09-25-2018, 09:05 PM   #1505
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Would you be able to link me where you got yours from ? Just want to see if it's the same as the one I got.


The exact Ebay item isnít available, but I bought one of the ones one Ebay from a Chinese seller. It was ďRev BĒ version


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Old 09-25-2018, 09:07 PM   #1506
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The exact Ebay item isnít available, but I bought one of the ones one Ebay from a Chinese seller. It was ďRev BĒ version


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Gotcha, what hardware and software # is yours ?
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Old 09-25-2018, 09:15 PM   #1507
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Gotcha, what hardware and software # is yours ?


HW 534
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Old 09-25-2018, 09:20 PM   #1508
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Mines 541 for HW and SW is 5314. Guess well see if it works well or not.
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Old 09-26-2018, 01:27 PM   #1509
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Anyone try the Apline ilx-f309 (Halo 9) unit?
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Old 10-09-2018, 11:22 PM   #1510
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Okay, so my wife now reports that the radio cuts in and out, and reception is generally rubbish, is this common, and can it be fixed?



Yes, as it turns out, a better fakra adaptor was ordered (with both the cables wired as opposed to the single one provided with the unit), AM radio now registers, but is still essentially useless, this is not a deal killer as the wife only had 1 AM preset which she used 3 times a year. The FM reception is now back where it was before the change to the RCD330, its clear and constant, which no crackle or fading.


I got the cost of the better adaptor back from the seller of the head unit, as they absolutely refused to consider the idea that their adaptor was crap, but would quite happily sell me a better one.....thats customer service for you!


One final note, apple carplay works just fine, Waze/Whatsapp/Goggle maps/Spotify all now appear and work as expected, though I prefer bluetooth connectivity and a cigarette lighter charger, that actually charges the phone at a decent rate, rather than the lower power coming out of the head unit.


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Old 10-12-2018, 12:19 AM   #1511
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Anyone else with an iPhone XS having issues when connecting via bluetooth?

I can connect to the RCD330 fine, and sync contacts etc. But it seems to be disabling my cellular connection so I can't make or receive calls or use data. As soon as I disconnect the phone from the RCD330, the phone works fine again.

It's annoying because bluetooth is convenient for short trips.
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Old 10-15-2018, 07:00 PM   #1512
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Just installed the RCD330 into my Dynaudio equipped car. I was afraid of the issues that most Dynaudio owners faced but it is working great. It sounds better than the stock headunit, but that maybe the placebo effect. I didn't have to disconnect the battery at all. Just plug and play. I need to get used to not having the stats displayed on the MFD though.



I got this exact one if anyone was wondering: https://www.ebay.com/itm/RCD330-Plus...53.m2749.l2649


It took exactly a week to get here from Hong Kong.
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