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Hello all, we just bought a new Citadel Druango and it has the 730N RHR radio. I was wondering if anyone knows if there is another video and another audio output on it so I can install the headrest monitors and have separate audio for them. Also, if I do install this will they play when I'm driving or will I have to install something else to make them work? Thanks in advance for the help. We just picked it up yesterday so I'm still learning everything about it, I'm sure I'll have more questions to come.

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Hello all, we just bought a new Citadel Druango and it has the 730N RHR radio. I was wondering if anyone knows if there is another video and another audio output on it so I can install the headrest monitors and have separate audio for them. Also, if I do install this will they play when I'm driving or will I have to install something else to make them work? Thanks in advance for the help. We just picked it up yesterday so I'm still learning everything about it, I'm sure I'll have more questions to come.

Doug
If you already have a headliner installed DVD player and you want to install headrest DVDs as well, I would think you couldn't do that centrally and would have to simply plug them in, and use wired headphones. If you don't have the factory unit, then I would think it's still more trouble than it's worth to run wires for the headrests, rather than just plug things in. I see nothing in the display that indicates there are any other input options, except the USB in the console. JMHO.
 

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How many screens do you need? The overhead VES in my R/T is plenty, are you trying to add to have a total of 3 screens?
 

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True that let me know how it works out for you I have the 730N as well in my R/T so it would be cool if it does work...
 

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Doug,
Check out the Lock pick. It's a device that will allow you to send the video signal from the in-dash unit to headrest screens or wherever else ytou want to. I checked out the lock pick website (http://www.coastaletech.com/MYGIG.htm) and it does not say specifically that it works with 2011 Durangos but it's the same unit as the other 2011 cars they listed so it should. I suggest a call or email to the manufacturer to confirm that it does work for your vehicle, then I would check out eBay before you buy it, I have found the buy-it-now prices there beat what the manuf offers.

I have not put a lock pick in any of the three Dodges I have with in dash DVD, I keep deciding to spend the money elsewhere but if and when I do, it will be a lock pick.

Hope this helps,
Chuck
 

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The Lockpick V.4 does work in the 2012 Durango, but you need to set it to high speed. Also, the headrests are Active Restraints, wich means they are tied to SRS system and if you remove them, the airbag light will remain on. I have a workaround for this and it works fine. I have done this in my 2012 R/T and works perfect. The fix is below but first read this:

YOU WILL BE DISABLING THE ACTIVE HEADREST RESTRAINT, PLEASE DO SOME RESEARCH ON THIS AND UNDERSTAND THE LIABILITY AND/OR CONSEQUENCES OF THIS MOD BEFORE YOU DO IT.

Now for the Mod.

You will need the following parts:

2- 2.2 Kohms 1/2 watt resistors (preferably flameproof)
2- 1amp Pico fuse

You will use one resistor and 1 fuse for each headrest.

once you remove the back of the seat, you will see a wire with an orange connector coming down one of the headrest tubes, unplug this wire and remove the headrest ( you will need to push in the release with your fingers on one side and insert a paper clip in the small hole in the other side simultaneously).

Now the next step you can do two things:

1. Cut the plug off the wire on the headrest about half way up (so that you can resplice it back on later if you sell the vehicle)

1a. solder 1 resistor and 1 fuse together in series and then heatshring them leaving about 3/8 inch of leads exposed on either side. Solder each end to each of the wires on the plug you cut off from the headrest. Heatshrink again over the resistors and the exposed wires.

1c. Now reconnect the plug with the Resistor and Fuse to the vehicle harness that you removed it from.

1d. Repeat procedure for the other side.

1e. Enjoy your new headrest DVD and no airbag light

Method 2 (this is the one I used)

Instead of cutting the plug off the headrest (I did not want to do this since it is a leased vehicle)

I soldered the resistor and fuse, heatshrunk them as in method one and then inserted each end into the back of the vehicle side connector. This was a PITA as the sweet spot to get it in there is very small, but after a few tries, I got it in there.

Unfortunately my camera crapped out and I do not have pics. If I open my seats again I will take pics and upload them. If you have questions PM me.

Hope this helps
 

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You can also check out nav-tv.com and look at the all gig xg. Same thing as the lockpick it will allow video and nav input in motion and has extra outputs for additional monitor's/cameras. Had one in my 09 ram and works flawlessly I have the previous model the HG not the XG. I tried to put it in to the D as I have the 730N as well but it' not compatible. It's currently for sale on ramforumz and when it sells I'll be getting an xg or possibly a lockpick.
 
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