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post #1 of 4 Old 10-20-2019, 06:50 PM Thread Starter
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How to eliminate head unit in 97 XJ and run audio from an android?

I want to remove my head unit (to install ham gear) and run a android device for music. I have two speakers from factory in this Jeep, both in front doors. I doubt any tablet has the audio output power to push even two small door speakers. What can I install between the android and the speakers to drive the audio?


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post #2 of 4 Old 10-20-2019, 07:08 PM
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my wife bought some of those small box speakers that run off blue tooth. they work very well at camps or out doors or in the jeep. they seem to hold the charge a longtime as well and charge like a phone as well.

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post #3 of 4 Old 10-24-2019, 02:19 PM
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I checked into this. I wanted an amp and ret of the car stereo that could be run by my phone. Things more technical than I understand but basically the Bluetooth signal, or even a hard wire line coming out of the phone jack is not "powerful" enough to make it work correctly. This was maybe a year or so back so things may have changed.

There are bigger speakers like 222Doc mentions.

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post #4 of 4 Old 10-24-2019, 05:25 PM
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Upgrade the head unit to one with Bluetooth or a usb port. Make a custom console for the ham stuff.
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