We’ve known for a while that Aston Martin are now using Mercedes stereo equipment in their new cars so with the help of our local dealer we have now integrated a wireless CarPlay and Android Auto into DB11 and later Vantage models (2018 0n). An extra item in added to the ‘Media’ menu to all […]
You no longer need to plug your phone in to achieve CarPlay or Android Auto in your car. If your car has these features but requires cable, things are about to get easier! Simply plug in our new adapter, pair your phone. That’s it. You’re connected. It really is as easy as that.
With recent updates and new software as well as new hardware, all of our SmartBox solutions for Apple CarPlay are now wireless. This means that you don’t need to physically connect your phone now to benefit from the advantages of CarPlay. You can of course still choose to plug in for charging if required. We […]
A regular customer of ours asked if we could retrofit the original Head-Up display into his much loved GLC. The thought of chopping a great big hole in the top of his dash filled us with dread but here at Braybrooks we love a challenge. And this one most certainly was. The entire dash was […]
With the latest software release from Apple, iOS12 has allowed more developers to integrate their apps into CarPlay. Google Maps and Waze have already released updates to enable this which we have tried and tested in all of CarPlay adapters and SmartBoxes. We can now integrate CarPlay into most Mercedes from 2012 onwards. Contact […]
After several problems trying to connect equipment to different Mercedes cars that had no AUX socket, we went about trying to find a solution. On some cars we can simply add a socket and on some we also need to program the radio to enable this connection. But on some of the newer cars this […]
Whilst we have previously retrofitted many Parktronic systems to various different Mercedes using all genuine MB parts we were recently tasked to not only add Parktronic but also include Park Assist so that the car would steer itself into a parking space. After some research it became apparent that no extra parts were required, just […]
We now have stock of a unique new device that will allow owners of all A class, B class, CLA class and GLA class Mercedes to use Apple CarPlay on their existing radio and screen. By simply plugging this device into the OBD socket (located just above the brake pedal) and waiting less than two […]