9" Aftermarket Android Head Unit (Feature Overview / Installation)

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I had to spread them like above so it wasn’t in the way. Yes just 8 screws. Use correct size screw driver these will strip easily. Also take a photo of the ribbon cable direction so your not confused which way it goes back. It has 3 ribbon cables and 1 power cable that hooks to the board. Be sure you have available thermal paste. As once you remove it the thermal paste at the top of the unit will smear off.
Ok.? Great info! Got plenty of thermal paste. Just built a beast of a PC for my son. Am a EET....you sound electric too?





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Finished my install. Didn’t have success with the mic unfortunately. I used the provided mic and hooked it up underneath the ac and the usb. Tested a few calls seems to work fine. I thought maybe I killed the wiring but the oem stereo works with the built in mic. I had two different mic cords no success. Overall very happy with the radio. Car play works fine. The radio is very fast doesn’t seem at all laggy. No regrets. Great price.
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Sure....no problem. Since you have a 6 Sp Manual......you will need to tie in the Reverse Signal to the radio.....I show you how to do this on Post #1073 back a few pages. Took me a few weeks to figure it out....but to implement only takes about 5 minutes. Let me know if you get a radio and you need help.
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Yes. There is a setting to sync it with your headlights. It defaults to on if the lights turn on. I changed it to Always on.
Very very stupid of me even though I took the photo I still reversed the cable when installing heat sinks. Below is the correct cable direction. But the circled one I did accidentally reverse. The picture show is correct way. That little black cable is for the touch screen if you reverse it no touch. But it’s working!
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Very very stupid of me even though I took the photo I still reversed the cable when installing heat sinks. Below is the correct cable direction. But the circled one I did accidentally reverse. The picture show is correct way. That little black cable is for the touch screen if you reverse it no touch. But it’s working!
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Awesome!! I saved all those pics....thanks.! I usually use a marker and put a line on the ribbon and the edge connector, so I know which side to put it back in....mainly because I inevitably always do it wrong the first time. Assume you read thru some of these posts, but in case you didn't. The main settings for the M400 are under Car Settings...then scroll to the bottom...Other Settings. The password is 123456. You can change a lot more stuff under there.

Also....I tuned the DSP under the EQ app.....I changed it to Rock....then used the Bass Filter to filter most all of the Bass to the rear speakers, and now I can Max out the Stock Speakers without distortion. It did help that I applied the sound deadening to the doors....HUGE difference in vibration Bass distortion. Highly recommend it....and was only $10 per door and took about 1 hour per door. I am VERY Electrical....and VERY slow mechanically....but it was so easy. I am so amazed this thing is only $193!
 

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Awesome!! I saved all those pics....thanks.! I usually use a marker and put a line on the ribbon and the edge connector, so I know which side to put it back in....mainly because I inevitably always do it wrong the first time. Assume you read thru some of these posts, but in case you didn't. The main settings for the M400 are under Car Settings...then scroll to the bottom...Other Settings. The password is 123456. You can change a lot more stuff under there.

Also....I tuned the DSP under the EQ app.....I changed it to Rock....then used the Bass Filter to filter most all of the Bass to the rear speakers, and now I can Max out the Stock Speakers without distortion. It did help that I applied the sound deadening to the doors....HUGE difference in vibration Bass distortion. Highly recommend it....and was only $10 per door and took about 1 hour per door. I am VERY Electrical....and VERY slow mechanically....but it was so easy. I am so amazed this thing is only $193!
Thanks for the 123456. Trying to find out how to get rid of that annoying AC pop up. That code was posted somewhere I think page 50 by you.
 

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Thanks for the 123456. Trying to find out how to get rid of that annoying AC pop up. That code was posted somewhere I think page 50 by you.
good news and bad news. I got rid of the big full screen blue AC pop up by deleting the AC app. BUT there is a tiny red pop-up that still comes up, but is non-adjustable and disappears quickly. Haven’t worked on getting rid of that little one yet.
 

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good news and bad news. I got rid of the big full screen blue AC pop up by deleting the AC app. BUT there is a tiny red pop-up that still comes up, but is non-adjustable and disappears quickly. Haven’t worked on getting rid of that little one yet.
I don’t think you have to delete the app. According to an older post pittfighter said he could turn it off. Just didn’t say how. I also just set the resolution higher not sure if it made a difference. According to the sales page it should be higher than the default. I guess I’ll see if anything breaks. Says don’t touch. But so far nothing is broken.

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Wow....I was scared crapless to change that setting. Can u tell the difference?

The only place I can find to really turn off the AC is by going into where u change the car model...on the bottom right you can uncheck the AC box. But a red pop-up still comes up for me. Let me know if u find a way to completely remove any AC pop-up.
 

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Wow....I was scared crapless to change that setting. Can u tell the difference?

The only place I can find to really turn off the AC is by going into where u change the car model...on the bottom right you can uncheck the AC box. But a red pop-up still comes up for me. Let me know if u find a way to completely remove any AC pop-up.
Not sure if it made a difference maybe the back up cam res? No clue but rebooted still on that setting. So I’m guessing the resolution is up. I’ll start looking at the setting some more for the ac. but my mic is not working so well maybe the placement. I am clear locally but once I hit the freeway I am staticky according to the other end. I’ll have to find a way to tap into the internal mic as 3 pole typically means noise cancelation as 2 pole means no noise cancel. From what I’m reading on audio mic plugs. Our stock mic consist of three wires. It’s possible that the stereo jack does not support noise canceling mic. Single ring mic vs dual ring mic.
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So it does appear after getting out of the setting the resolution just defaults itself back. Earlier today I did notice during a right turn my unit would go off and on and realized it was just the right cam needs to be turned of in “car settings.” Now what is really odd I can’t change any of the settings in here it’s like most settings are locked in car settings. Wanted to change to mph instead of kmh no go. Backlight color can’t change either are you guys having any of these issues in “car settings?” I did try to select default settings in “car settings.” But it also seems to do nothing. So far almost seems like the only thing I can change is right cam unchecking it.
 

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So it does appear after getting out of the setting the resolution just defaults itself back. Earlier today I did notice during a right turn my unit would go off and on and realized it was just the right cam needs to be turned of in “car settings.” Now what is really odd I can’t change any of the settings in here it’s like most settings are locked in car settings. Wanted to change to mph instead of kmh no go. Backlight color can’t change either are you guys having any of these issues in “car settings?” I did try to select default settings in “car settings.” But it also seems to do nothing. So far almost seems like the only thing I can change is right cam unchecking it.
Yes....I did change MPH and the Color to Blue on the buttons. A lot of items don’t change permanently, but they are items I don’t really need to change. I will see if I can still change the color of the buttons. I did manage to change the quick press of PWR button to Mute and long press to power down. That is really handy for sure.
 

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