MODEL YEAR NOTE / PRE-WIRED CABLE LOCATION
3 Series 96 - 05 Will not work with 96 318Ti. Left rear trunk
Z3 99 - 07 Right rear trunk
Z4 99 - 07 Rear compartment between the rear speakers
5 Series 98 - 03 Left rear trunk
X3 / X5 99 - 07
Mini Cooper 02 - 06 Right rear trunk
PA12-BMW plugs into BMW's CD changer pre-wired cables. Thus external CD changer must be disconnected.
For radios with DSP button must use the PA12-BMW-dsp model.
PA12-BMW is not compatible with vehicles equipped with facotory navigation sys or the computer iDrive sys.
Some later model of Z4, X3 and Minin might not be pre-wired for changer and thus might not be compatible.
Fully compatible with and charges all iPhone models (iPhone4, iPhone 3Gs & 3G with iOS4), iPod Classic, Nano, and iTouch.
Control, Play and Charge through the factory BMW radio.
2 different modes to control and play your iPod: Direct Mode or Playlist mode.
Playlist Mode: Use iTune to create up to 4 favorite Playlist and access them directly from the radio.
Direct Mode: Search and select music on iPod just as you would in portable use. Complete access to all the contents on iPhone and iTouch.
You can use Direct Mode to listen to music streamed through Pandora or SIRIUS XM Online.
Use radio or steering wheel controls to perform track up/down, fast forward/rewind and volume up/down.
Connect and play a 2nd audio device through your car stereo.
You can connect an additional audio device such as DVD player, portable Satellite radio receiver, or MP3 palyer to the RCA AUX input on the interface.
Artist name and song title display is available on some BMW Business CD radio models.