BMW USB adapter CTABMUSB007 for BMW 3 5 7 Series Z3 Z8 and Mini

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CTABMUSB007 BMW USB adapter for BMW 3 Series 5 Series 7 Series Z3 Z8 and Mini

This BMW in-car USB adapter interface is compatible with the BMW 3 Series, 5 Series, 7 Series, Z3, Z8 and Mini and plugs directly into the back of your original BMW car stereo (see compatibility information below). This BMW USB adapter allows you to connect almost any portable audio device: USB hard-disc, USB flash-drive pen, iPod, iPhone, all smartphones, or iPad (via 3.5mm jack), Mini-Disc player (via 3.5mm jack), CD player (via 3.5mm jack), MP3 player (USB or 3.5mm jack), Mobile phone music player (via 3.5mm jack), SD and MMC cards. (USB input is NOT suitable for iPods).

The BMW USB adapter provides MP3 folder and track control (via USB) plus USB power to the device. There is also an SD card slot and 3.5mm jack aux input making this BMW USB interface a truly versatile device.

CTABMUSB007 BMW USB adapter features

  • BMW USB adapter simply plugs into the CD changer input (17 round pin connector) at the rear of compatible BMW factory fitted radios (see below).
  • To access an external USB device via the interface simply select CDC or CD Changer mode on your stereo.
  • To access music it is important that the music has been saved/organised into folders named CD01, CD02 ... CD06. It is recommended that each folder contains a maximum of 99 tracks/songs.
  • To change tracks use the seek buttons on the stereo or steering wheel controls.
  • Random track play can be activated by pressing the random button if present on stereo.
  • Supplied with instructions which can also be viewed here (opens in new window).
  • Very easy 'plug n play' installation.
  • Connects2 part number - CTABMUSB007
  • 2 years warranty

BMW USB adapter CTABMUSB007 compatibility

This BMW CTABMUSB007 USB adapter is compatible with the following:

  • BMW 3 Series - 1999 - 2006 (E46) with factory fitted BMW Business radio or 4:3 / 16:9 navigation with 17 round pin connector.
  • BMW 5 Series - 1996 - 2004 (E39) with factory fitted BMW Business radio or 4:3 / 16:9 navigation with 17 round pin connector.
  • BMW 7 Series - 1995 - 2002 (E38) with factory fitted BMW Business radio or 4:3 / 16:9 navigation with 17 round pin connector.
  • BMW Mini - 2001 - 2006 with factory fitted BMW Business radio or 4:3 / 16:9 navigation with 17 round pin connector.
  • BMW Compact - 1994 - 2006 (E46) with factory fitted BMW Business radio or 4:3 / 16:9 navigation with 17 round pin connector.
  • BMW Z3 - 1996 - 2002 with factory fitted BMW Business radio or 4:3 / 16:9 navigation with 17 round pin connector.
  • BMW Z8 - 2001 - 2002 with factory fitted BMW Business radio or 4:3 / 16:9 navigation with 17 round pin connector.
  • Plus other models with compatible head-unit.
  • NOT compatible with BMW radios with 'DSP', or BMW radios by Alpine or Blaupunkt, or the BMW iDrive system.

This BMW USB adapter is for BMW models with a 17 round pin CD changer connector at the rear. Please check the back of your radio for a connector that looks like this:

BMW 17 pin CD changer connection

Please note: The compatibility information provided for this BMW USB adapter interface is provided as a guide only. Please ensure that the make, model and year of your vehicle matches the above and that your car has the suitable connector to take the plug pictured above. There may be more than one USB adapter available for BMW vehicles, please view all of the available BMW USB adapters here.

Optional accessory - Bluetooth module for handfree calls and streaming

Connects2 BTKIT bluetooth add on module for BMW USB adapter

Why not add the optional Connects2 Bluetooth module to this BMW USB adapter and benefit from hands-free calls and the ability to stream music from your mobile phone via Bluetooth. Please see the Connects2 BTKIT add-on Bluetooth module below.

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