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    Default Has anyone used an inline aerial amplifier?

    The reception is crap on my stereo, tried a new wand which did help (thanks to vectra vxr) but it still isnt the best!

    Now I have seen inline amps for around £5 but just wondered if anyone has used one? I am a little concerned though about it heating up, and are they any good?

    If that fails, looks like I'll have to get a diff headunit or pure dab highway
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    I am assuming you have fitted an aftermarket head unit.

    There are little converter/filters that you can fit to make you unit compatible with the Vx antenna.

    I replied on this same issue a while (and supplied a hyperlink) back but can seem to find the thread

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    Quote Originally Posted by Exclusive BV View Post
    I am assuming you have fitted an aftermarket head unit.

    There are little converter/filters that you can fit to make you unit compatible with the Vx antenna.

    I replied on this same issue a while (and supplied a hyperlink) back but can seem to find the thread
    Yeah I can't find it myself lol

    Got my eye on a few on eBay, just going to have to put it somewhere, where the heat won't be an issue if it does get hit
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    Quote Originally Posted by ScotsDragon View Post
    Legend!!!!!!

    That's on the payday shopping list
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    Did you sort the problem.

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    I did!

    Got a decent aerial amplifier and works a treat

    Really pleased that I can use the radio now
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    Was it simple to fit paul and where does it go?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ginge7289 View Post
    Was it simple to fit paul and where does it go?
    It just replaces the existing aerial adaptor but it has an amplifier built in, the addition wire either gets wired into the amp signal switch or can wire it to the live on ignition

    Mine did have a separate lead to wire the aerial amp in
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