Building a AUX and USB Adapter for Nissan Connect

I’ve decided to add a DSP to the AUX input of my cars radio.

I have a 2012 Nissan NV200 with a Bosch-made Nissan Connect radio. That radio has a combined 8-pin plug for USB and Aux.

On the internet you can find various adapters from 8pin to RCA+USB, however those all have the wrong gender. They’re made to connect a radio with generic Inputs to a Nissan wiring-harness. However, I needed a adapter to connect an Nissan/Bosch radio to a generic wiring-harness.

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Es gibt Dinge, die die Welt nicht braucht

Leider ist eine Freundin aus dem Karlsruher Chaos und drei ihrer Kommilitonen bei einem Busunglück in Peru ums Leben gekommen.

Dies ist eine Chronologische Sammlung von Medienberichten, Übersetzungen und weiteren Informationen, in der Hoffnung andere betroffene die Geschehnisse besser nachvollziehen können, sowie in einem Versuch, das selber zu verarbeiten.

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A word on empty ink cartridges

So, the other day I got a ‘working’ HP DesignJet 130nr and started trying to fix it. I guess the LM print head started to clot up during storage and transport.

On a side note – I found out there’s a reason HP call this series of printers ‘Ultra Low End‘. I can’t recommend getting one of these to anyone, even for free.

Anyway, since I was working with a syringe on the printer anyway (air in the ink-tubes.. again.. see above) I decided to find out how much ink was left in the LC cartridge that I had replaced last week. Continue reading A word on empty ink cartridges