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    Satellite radio

    Thinking about putting in sirius satellite radio in my car since I had it in my previous car and can't live without it and wanted to see if anyone on here did this with their caymans. Porsche is signed with XM and the company my Porsche dealer uses can do Sirius by putting in a module in the empty space on the bottom of the radio. Just curious if anyone else went that route.

    Re: Satellite radio

    Does the Cayman use the same PCM as the Carrera? If so then you are in luck. I had the Cayenne Sirius kit added to my Carrera and it works wonderfully. There are a few Porsche dealers in Denver. One of them absolutely refused to do it. Another one bent over backwards to do it. My car was their first install but they did their research on the web and even called another P dealership in Florida who has done them. So, yes, it is possible to have Sirius installed and it integrates right into the PCM.

    The few nagging bits are:

    The button still only reads FM/AM (and not FM/AM/SAT)

    In the dash cluster the channel name is displayed but it does not list the song information being played (like it does for RDS data over the FM band) although the song data is displayed on the INFO -> Radio Data screen.

    Between Sirius, the MP3 readable CD player, and using my iPod via an FM transmitter (that also transmits the song information via RDS) I have not want for any other in car entertainment. :-)

    Re: Satellite radio

    I had to have a sirius deck installed by a pro in arizona. It looks good and actually sounds really good but it didn't go straight into my pcm. The box is small and they put it right in the empty spot underneath the radio unit so I am happy

     
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