Looking for definitive answer to iPhone with non-nav 2010 Prius

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  1. zm15

    zm15 Junior Member

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    So i have an iPhone 5, and an currently seeking a way to do playback in my car. Right now I'm using the 3.5mm headphone jack but I have to crank up the stereo to 25+ on the freeway to get a decent volume so i want to use the line level signal from the lightning port.

    I have the non-nav JBL audio system and was wondering if there was a way to either install a USB port for audio, or another alternative to connect the iphone. I can't seem to find a solid answer.

    Thanks!
     
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    I've tried looking for this before, and the answer I've always found was - unfortunately - no.
     
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    How high do you have the iPhone 5's volume turned up to?
     
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    well, I bought (from Amazon, I believe) an adaptor that both charged and received audio via the 30 pin connector (it's an iPhone 4). So, it's actually "line level" from the phone.
     
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    Have you tried increasing the volume on the iPhone?

    With the pre-lightning port iPhones, there were adapters sold that allowed you to use the line level signal connected to a 3.5mm plug, but I'm not sure if any are available for the lightning port yet. You might want to search the web, including places like Belkin, Monster Cable, etc.
     
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    It's up all the way.

    I have a 30 pin to 3.5mm cable that I used with an old iPod and that worked great. I know they sell lightning to 30 pin, so i'd have to go from that to 30 pin to 3.5mm. Gotta love the daisy chaining!!
     
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