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Old 12-13-2010, 10:27 AM   #1
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USA-Spec in Toronto or Ottawa?

I'm going to to be passing through the Toronto area just after christmas and I'd like to stop and pick up a USA-Spec DSP kit for my 530i.

I read on here that there is a place thats cheaper than Matrix Trading(the official distributor), But I haven't been able to find a place on the web that carries it.

And if anyone know a place in Ottawa that would be even better, then I can ge tit done BEFORE my 2000+km trip.

I have a DICE from my e46 but I don't want to spend another $150+ for the DSP adapter and cables.

Thanks!
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Old 12-14-2010, 07:13 PM   #2
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No one? Lots of talk from old threads in the audio sections but none with actual shop names.
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Old 12-14-2010, 08:01 PM   #3
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i got mine online from crusterfield.ca might have a typo in there
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Old 12-14-2010, 08:07 PM   #4
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Old 12-14-2010, 08:17 PM   #5
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I just use an FM adapter....I looked into the dice units and the USA Spec but I didn't want to pay the extra because of the DSP.

Is that your ad on Usedottawa? I think I just e-mailed you...crap, if it doesn't work with DSP, guess I'll keep looking passively.

*according to crutchfield, we need the pa-12. Damn.
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Old 12-14-2010, 08:55 PM   #6
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I just use an FM adapter....I looked into the dice units and the USA Spec but I didn't want to pay the extra because of the DSP.

Is that your ad on Usedottawa? I think I just e-mailed you...crap, if it doesn't work with DSP, guess I'll keep looking passively.

*according to crutchfield, we need the pa-12. Damn.
once you plug the ipod into the usa spec, you won't ever think of FM transmission again.

The one I have, I can plug a regular AUX and the ipod cable.
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Old 12-15-2010, 06:44 AM   #7
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I don't have an ad on usedottawa.

We actually need the PA12-BMW-DSP

Crutchfield has it at $199+tax with free shipping. $30 cheaper than Matrix Trading.
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Old 12-16-2010, 12:01 AM   #8
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Sorry, I mis-read your post about the dice and the ipod and thought you were selling the Dice unit.

Anyway, got in touch with the seller on Usedottawa and he has a pa10 with upgraded s/w to a pa11. Not sure what the benefit is but I know it won't work. If we didnt' have DSP, pretty sure that would work.

Turns out it's the same guy I bought rims from a few years back...small BMW community in Ottawa!
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Old 12-16-2010, 12:04 AM   #9
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Oh, Amazon has it for $115. Don't know what shipping cost is though.
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Old 12-16-2010, 05:49 AM   #10
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I ordered from Crutchfield yesterday. I always forget about that site!
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