Original Brand New BMW Latest Version CD Changer that supports playing of MP3s, and WMA files. Plus, Itunes can be saved as MP3s and saved to CD for playback
Original BMW Changer Plays CDs, CDRs, and CDRWs
new BMW CD Cartridge
Dealer Suggested Retail Price $775.00
Plays MP3s CDs and CDRWs in the
following BMW Vehicles with and without navigation:
3 SERIES (E46) All Model Years
X5 E53 2000-2006 (Not E70 New Body style X5)
X3 All Model Years
Z4 All Model Years
Z8 All Model Years
5 SERIES (E39) All Model Years
7 SERIES (E38) 99-01 (although does not fit
original BMW CD changer location)
Range Rover 2003-2004
2002-2004 MINI COOPER
Brackets are not part of CD changer as they are
different for each BMW series. We do have some mounting screw and
bracket kits available in the options section below.
IS THE BMW CD CHANGER THAT PLAYS MP3s. Don't waste your time
with other CD changers that may or may not work.
changer works in all BMWs with standard 3 pin and 6 pin audio input
connector. Will work with BMWs equipped with DSP IF they were
built after 09/01 and do not use the SPDIF cable from CD changer to DSP
amp. BMW no longer uses this SPDIF cable in order to support
the Sirius radio audio inputs.
your BMW radio was manufactured (or replaced) AFTER 08/05 your display
will also show MP3 ID3 Audiotext as shown below! Audiotext is displayed
in cars with and without navigation!
ID3 Audiotext, and search options in a BMW that had it's Radio replaced
under warranty (Radio part numbers start with 65 12 6 976 962 although we sell the newer version).
Link for Additional details and installation instructions
Operational Videos of the MP3 CD changer
Installation of the MP3 CD changer in a BMW E39
This CD changer is fully supported by the following BMWs without any upgrades required. BMWs listed below will show full MP3 ID3 tags when CDs are formatted properly.
You can use the CD changer for MP3 support without seeing ID3 tags in the older BMWs Or you can upgrade your Radio module to a version from 2006 or newer and Navigation computer (if equipped, to the MKIV version)