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Old 09-18-2012, 10:49 AM   #30
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Originally Posted by The Verge
...but also means that you’ll need an adapter to get any sort of analog signal — or to use your existing iPhone cables. For instance, the $29 Lightning to 30-pin Adapter will allow you to use an original 30-pin cable to sync, to charge, and it has an embedded DAC (digital-to-analog converter) to provide analog audio out. With the adapter, you should be able to connect a new iPhone or iPod to compatible car stereos for listening to music on the go.
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Originally Posted by AutoBlog
...Apple also announced the new Lightning connector, which replaces the 30-pin connector to which we have become accustomed, and is more of a mixed bag in terms of in-car connectivity.
The new connector still works with USB ports, so any automaker that employs such an outlet in its vehicles will have no issue.
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