is there aBluetooth radio for 2005


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is there aBluetooth radio for 2005

Postby fixdent » Sun Oct 26, 2014 10:47 pm



Is there a bluetooth radio that I can swap out on my 2005..??

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Re: is there aBluetooth radio for 2005

Postby jinx » Mon Oct 27, 2014 3:49 pm

No.
May I ask what you are trying to do ? Do you want a radio that receives or transmits or both ?
There are very cheap bluetooth transmitters and receivers that you can connect to the radio/audio system.

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Re: is there aBluetooth radio for 2005

Postby fixdent » Tue Oct 28, 2014 7:17 am

I just want to be able to listen to my tunes that I have stored on my phone.
I just purchased my 05 this past summer, and don't yet have intercom helmets.

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Re: is there aBluetooth radio for 2005

Postby jinx » Tue Oct 28, 2014 7:44 am

What you can do is buy a bluetooth receiver and plug it into the AUX jack in the left pocket. It is not the Ideal solution but it should work well. You can purchase them for under $8.00 on ebay.
If you want to charge it on the bike you can put a power outlet in the pocket and charge the receiver right in the pocket.

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Re: is there aBluetooth radio for 2005

Postby Wayne » Tue Oct 28, 2014 8:08 am

If all you want is to listen to the phone thru the bikes audio system just plug the phone into the auxiliary input cable and use that function.

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Re: is there aBluetooth radio for 2005

Postby jinx » Tue Oct 28, 2014 1:53 pm

That will limit the functionality . If the phone is in the pocket were the AUX input is he can't pick songs or do other functions with the phone.
To those who can't help themselves. Please don't preach about the dangers of using the phone or any activities while riding. I assume we are all adults here and responsible for our actions.

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Re: is there aBluetooth radio for 2005

Postby fixdent » Tue Oct 28, 2014 10:59 pm

If all you want is to listen to the phone thru the bikes audio system just plug the phone into the auxiliary input cable and use that function.


Sorry for my ignorance. I don't know about the auxiliary input cable. I had looked in the left pocket and saw there was a cigarette lighter power output.

Thanks in advance for any information regarding this.

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Re: is there aBluetooth radio for 2005

Postby WingAdmin » Wed Oct 29, 2014 10:57 am

fixdent wrote:Sorry for my ignorance. I don't know about the auxiliary input cable. I had looked in the left pocket and saw there was a cigarette lighter power output.

Thanks in advance for any information regarding this.

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The aux input cable for the GL1800 was (usually) supplied, but not normally installed, unless you had a friendly dealer who did such things. There is a connector for it under the left pocket - if you can't find the cable that plugs into it, J&M makes a replacement cable:


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Re: is there aBluetooth radio for 2005

Postby fixdent » Wed Oct 29, 2014 7:26 pm

That's great info....I'll check it out.

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Re: is there aBluetooth radio for 2005

Postby Wayne » Wed Oct 29, 2014 7:51 pm

If you don't readily see the pictured cable in the pocket, it more than likely wasn't installed by the previous owner. It was packed with the owners manual to be installed later if needed. It plugs into the white connection in the same boot where the power cable for the lighter plug is located. Also, the lighter plug I believe is limited to 5 amps.




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