Quote: posted by GeordieLife on 07/02/2005 22:10:06
Ah, did you have to do owt with the DMS? Like plug into Phatbox first?
Cos i'm not getting a green light
You dont get a green light until all files are getting transfered. Setup the software as it says and then reboot pc. Power up cradle, and insert USB 2 into pc slot. Then put in the DMS into cradle and Windows should see it and go from there. open Phatbox Music manager and follow the user guide.
I'll try and help as best I can as I still learning here too 
Well, mine has been installed without any problems whatso ever 
If anyone already has a boot mounted cd changer then its a simple task of taking this out and replacing it with the Phatbox. The brackets can either come from your boot changer or from a VW Dealer at a whooping price of ?1.37 each!! Part number is J0035234A which is also in one of the supplied books.
My PB is now nice and secure even though the flap wont shut as we all expected. With this in mind, I am now waiting to see what way I go with it. Do I cut a nice big hole in it so the whole PB can be visable or do I get another connecting cable and remove the outer casing part that connects into the PB? If I go for the latter then maybe the whole PB will sit further back thus only needing to cut an opening for the DMS. We shall see...... 
Hope all of you whos ordered/got theirs is having as much fun as I am. So much music to choose from is so nice.
Geordielife - I've tried installing mine, and it just comes up and says unknown USB device attached (WinXP SP2), so at least i know the cradle is okay. I'm going to leave it until I've installed the PB and put the DMS into it before trying anything too major, as it probably just needs initialising first - I hope!
guys - you dont have to put the DMS into the PB honestly. I never.
As long as the software has been installed first, and then the power connected to the cradle followed by the USB adn then the DMS. WinXP should notice a removalbe drive on your PC. From there you should be able to start transfering files to the DMS via PMM software. It took me a few attempts to get it right but I have now and if I can help i will 
I have bought the Bora bracket and changer lead kit from VWSpeed. Are you saying I dont need to fit the Bora bracket and that the Phatbox will fit into the first aid kit space using only the brackets supplied with the Phatbox?
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