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Old 10-10-2007, 07:18 PM
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I have an '06 Civic EX with the iPod accessory connector. All that's there is the jack. Do I have to purchase a cord or something? If so, where and how much is it?
Old 10-10-2007, 07:47 PM
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I'm assuming your Honda stealership has them? But if someone knows the actual cord you need (which I don't, sorry), they can supply you with the name and you can probably pick it up at a local Radio Shack, Best Buy, or the like.

Good luck!
Old 10-11-2007, 08:06 AM
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I'm assuming that you're refering to the aux port on the front of your stereo. I'd suggest picking up a good aux cable at radio shack. Best Buy's cables are expensive. I prefer direct connect support if you have an iPod but the aux jack works fine. Its a little easier to navigate through your music if you're going through aux too.
Old 10-11-2007, 07:09 PM
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$6 cable from Wal-Mart has worked for me (but will probably end up like the one from Fry's that melted).
Old 10-13-2007, 03:59 AM
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I bought a Monster iCarCharger to keep my iPod charged and connected to my Civic's stereo. The iCarCharger features a 3.5mm output from the digital side (Apple's proprietary connector), which is supposed to be a higher quality connection than the analog output on the top. I think I bought a short 3.5mm cable separately (the iCarCharger either didn't come with one or it was too long).

Prices start at $5.98 online:
Old 10-13-2007, 12:54 PM
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My advice is get a 3.5mm stero jack and a radio that has AUX all other ipod things are hard to use and sould like **** the only ipod thing i ever liked that was FM rebroadcaster was a Bellsouth or something to that nature... it worked well but still ****ty when i threw a CD in i could tell quallity diffrence the 3.5mm stero jack in AUX is CD Quallity only down side is your ipod doesnt charge while you drive
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