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Ipod controls
Ipod controls
Small, sleek and sexy
Small, sleek and sexy
Here is a view of the circuit card for the remote with my wires tacked on
Here is a view of the circuit card for the remote with my wires tacked on
This shows the wires and signals for the remotes switches
This shows the wires and signals for the remotes switches
A view of the whole assembly with wires added
A view of the whole assembly with wires added
A few drops of hot melt glue provide strain releif for the wires so I don't break the solder joints.
A few drops of hot melt glue provide strain releif for the wires so I don't break the solder joints.
Here is a look inside the switch housing of the CB controls
Here is a look inside the switch housing of the CB controls
Here I have one switch free with CB wires still connected
Here I have one switch free with CB wires still connected
I carefully unsolder each CB wire and cap it with heat shrink.
I carefully unsolder each CB wire and cap it with heat shrink.
A hemostat works as a third hand for unsoldering wires from switches
A hemostat works as a third hand for unsoldering wires from switches
Next I tucked all the unused CB wire ends down and out of the way into the housing
Next I tucked all the unused CB wire ends down and out of the way into the housing
I unsoldered and removed the headphone connector to make the circuit card thinner and easier to fit into the housing
I unsoldered and removed the headphone connector to make the circuit card thinner and easier to fit into the housing
Note circuit card positioned on left side and wires cut to length
Note circuit card positioned on left side and wires cut to length
Now I begin soldering wires onto switches
Now I begin soldering wires onto switches
This is the volume switch
This is the volume switch
Here all switches are soldered and wires routed inside housing.
Here all switches are soldered and wires routed inside housing.
Before I go any further I test to make sure they all work properly
Before I go any further I test to make sure they all work properly
I had to cut the remote wire to route it and lengthen it.
I had to cut the remote wire to route it and lengthen it.
I routed the wire down to the bottom side of the grip assy
I routed the wire down to the bottom side of the grip assy
Remote wire comes out bottom of CB switch housing.
Remote wire comes out bottom of CB switch housing.
I cut off the Red, White, and Black audio wires on this end of the remote cable, as I won't need them
I cut off the Red, White, and Black audio wires on this end of the remote cable, as I won't need them
Only the three serial data wires are needed to go all the way to the remote circuit card in the switch housing
Only the three serial data wires are needed to go all the way to the remote circuit card in the switch housing
I had to splice in a three foot length of wire for the three serial data wires as the remote cable wasn't quite long enough.
I had to splice in a three foot length of wire for the three serial data wires as the remote cable wasn't quite long enough.
I put heat shink over a section to hide the white cable and protect my splice
I put heat shink over a section to hide the white cable and protect my splice
Remote cable routed out bottom of left hand grip assy.
Remote cable routed out bottom of left hand grip assy.
Here is the wire being routed and grip assy installation
Here is the wire being routed and grip assy installation
Here the bottom half of the grip is installed with wire routed
Here the bottom half of the grip is installed with wire routed
All back together and testing once more before I make the final installation
All back together and testing once more before I make the final installation
Installing wires in handlebar harness
Installing wires in handlebar harness
I wraped wire loom around the exposed portion of the section of wires I added
I wraped wire loom around the exposed portion of the section of wires I added
I routed the three serial wires out by the glove box and then spliced them back to the other end of the remote cable
I routed the three serial wires out by the glove box and then spliced them back to the other end of the remote cable
Here I carefully sliced open the sheath on the remote cable to extract the audio wires
Here I carefully sliced open the sheath on the remote cable to extract the audio wires
Three audio wires pulled out of cable (red, white, & black)
Three audio wires pulled out of cable (red, white, & black)
I spliced the audio wires into a seperate female mini plug connector. Red is GROUND, Black is LEFT and WHITE is RIGHT channel.
I spliced the audio wires into a seperate female mini plug connector. Red is GROUND, Black is LEFT and WHITE is RIGHT channel.
Here is the final cable with added female mini plug
Here is the final cable with added female mini plug
Ipod in it's new home all hooked up
Ipod in it's new home all hooked up
Here are the Radio Shack power connectors I use on the bike
Here are the Radio Shack power connectors I use on the bike
XM radio installed on top shelter, held in place with industrial velcro
XM radio installed on top shelter, held in place with industrial velcro
I routed the wires down and  out of sight inside the the instrument cover
I routed the wires down and out of sight inside the the instrument cover
Ipod and XM wiring diagram through Ground Loop isolators
Ipod and XM wiring diagram through Ground Loop isolators