MMI 3G CarPlay
November 3, 2019 / 1,923 views / MMI 2G | Q5

Install Apple CarPlay/Android Auto To MMI 3G Plus

My friend bought a CarPlay/Android Auto unit from Carlink for his 2011 Q5 MMI 3G Plus. We installed it and it went quite well. It’s truly a plug and play unit. It does work with his new iPhone 11 Max. Although we didn’t test with an Android phone for Android Auto, but I’m sure it’s […]

September 24, 2016 / 1,823 views / AMI | MMI 2G

Modify AMI Cable To Connect USB MP3 Drive

VW and Audi use the same type of AMI cable to connect to the AMI system. I have a 2015 VW eGolf and I modified the cable to connect a 64GB flash drive with MP3 files. It works quite well. We need to connect 4 USB pins to a USB host cable – PINS 17 […]

Q5 Aftermarket back up camera resolution
June 1, 2016 / 8,290 views / Q5

How To Add Aftermarket Back Up Camera To 2016 Audi Q5 Premium Plus

Audi marketing people really go out to get consumer this time. My sister bought a “budget” $45k sticker price 2016 Audi Q5 premium plus WITHOUT a simple safety feature as back up camera which should be standard on all SUVs. She has to buy a package that includes Navigation to get this back up camera […]

CD Auxiliary Input
September 11, 2015 / 8,905 views / AMI | MMI 2G

Stream Music Through Audi MMI via Bluetooth

06/08/2018 Modify AMI cable to stream audio with $10 30-Pin Bluetooth Receiver 11/29/2015 The cheapest, easiest way to do it is – 1. AMI to Auxiliary cable – works with all 2G & 3G . 2. USB Dongle –  3. Extension if the auxiliary cable is too short – Now bluetooth devices are inexpensive and used […]

May 20, 2012 / 1,551 views / Q7

2012 Audi Q5 2.0T First Drive

Our Q7 is big and heavy, gas guzzler compares to the 2012 Q5 2.0T. It’s a 5-seater with a sticker price of $42000+, a fully loaded SUV with a nice interior, panorama sunroof, navigation and all power. 2.0 turbo engine is pretty preppy, good gas mileage with the 8 speed transmission. No wonder I see […]