1. _Dante_'s Avatar
    Hello all,

    I am hoping that I can find some help or guidance as to where I can locate a lightning cable with USB & Aux cable ends. I have a vehicle that doesn't have a USB interface, just an aux input for the stereo. I am currently using a 30 pin dock cable with USB/Aux ends and an Apple 30 pin to Lightning adapter. Having gone through a couple of cables lately (the 30 pins one) that just don't seem to be able to hold up to the regular plug/unplug, I was hoping to be able to find a Lightning cable with those ends. I have not been able to thus far, so I am reaching out to see if anyone has a place that I can find one.

    Thanks in advance,

    Brian
    10-21-2013 01:16 PM
  2. kch50428's Avatar
    You're not going to find one for doing audio directly from a lightning cable - as it's only digital... you'd have to go through a digital to analog conversion. Your only choice for analog audio out of an iPhone with a lightning port is the headphone jack.
    10-21-2013 01:59 PM
  3. superevr's Avatar
    Using the headphone jack is not the only option. There are plenty of 30-pin-style (iPhone 4s and older) car docks that do Aux out. If you buy an Apple Lightning to 30-pin adapter from apple, you should be able to get aux out and power at the same time through a single plug to your phone.

    I currently use a Griffen iTrip DualConnect with the lightning adapter in my car. Unfortunately, I think that Griffen decided to stop selling this iTrip model, and now only uses FM for car audio, which sounds terrible and I can never get a clear signal. You should be able to find something that fits your needs, though it's a shame that no vendors are making lightning to aux adapters for themselves.
    11-08-2013 04:07 AM
  4. J Wadle's Avatar
    The best solution for connecting any Apple device with a Lightning connector device to an "Aux In" port is the Lightning Sounds Kit. It's available on Amazon and eBay. It does a true digital-to-analog audio conversion and provides much better sound that using the headphone port.
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    04-01-2016 02:18 PM
  5. Rockdog97's Avatar
    The best solution for connecting any Apple device with a Lightning connector device to an "Aux In" port is the Lightning Sounds Kit. It's available on Amazon and eBay. It does a true digital-to-analog audio conversion and provides much better sound that using the headphone port.
    That looks pretty cool.
    04-06-2016 10:43 PM

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