Installation tips for BMW X5 E53(with DSP or not)DVD player

Many owners feel a little puzzled on installing the DVD player after buying it.It’s obvious that using a DVD player is not so easy a thing at the beginning.To solve those problems in the installation after taking back the unit,we will offer some installation tips for BMW X5 E53(with DSP or not)DVD player for you in this article.If your BMW X5 E53 comes with factory nav system or there’s a large screen in the dashboard, we will provide one 6m long power cable to connect loudspeakers directly under the boot(under the spare tire or on the left tire). If your X5 E53 is also with DSP, this unit also can fit.Notice:It only supports BMW X5 DSP from year 2002 to 2007. BMW X5 DSP from year 2000 to 2001 will not work after installing this unit.If you are fuzzy with the DSP,we can look at the detailed pictures at first:

accessories picture for BMW X5 E53 DVD player
accessories picture for BMW X5 E53 DVD player

The effect picture after installing the BMW X5 E53 DVD player.

The effect picture after installing the BMW X5 E53 DVD player
The effect picture after installing the BMW X5 E53 DVD player

If your BMW X5 E53 comes with CD player and radio in the dash, and there’s no original DSP amplifier,you can just place the order because this unit is plug and play for your car.You just need take your original CD/radio out and plug the power cables.Then pushing our BMW X5 dvd navigation into the dash.It is simple installation.You don’t need to cut wires and combined with your original car perfectly.If your BMW X5 E53 come with CD player and radio in the dash, but with DSP amplifier(if you are not sure about this, please refer to following description), then you need to modify wires to connect loudspeakers.Installing this unit is not so difficult for you,isn’t it?Then viewing this video will help you know about the functions about this head unit.

At this moment,you must get confused about one question:How to confirm if my BMW X5 E53 has DSP?In fact,you can visit this website to get more information:  http://www.seicane.com/car-dvd-player-for-bmw-x5-e53-with-gps-radio-tv-bluetooth-srd-8786-1  Here we will give a simple introduction about DSP:DSP(Digital Signal Processor)is the”premium” audio system offered by BMW for the X5.There are several ways to confirm if you have DSP in your X5.One is to look in the passenger side rear compartment to see if there are dual sub-woofers installed.If you have navigation then you can hit the”MENU”button and if one of the menu items is DSP then you have it-if it doesn’t say DSP then you don’t have DSP.If you don’t have navigation,look at the radio and if there is a DSP button then you have DSP.If you still have some other questions about the DVD player special for your car,you can contact us by email or call us directly.The customer service is online from 9:00 am to 18:00 pm.

15 comments on “Installation tips for BMW X5 E53(with DSP or not)DVD player

  1. i have a 2003 bmw x5 i have cd player and radio but i want change my radio to double din but i have no DSP button in my radio it is possible to change? i check the wiring in the trunk theres a wiring pull out from the module becuose there no tv module also and i dont know if thid model if there a DSP i buy this car from the owner this car is american aspecs. pls help thnaks.

  2. Hola de nuevo, al leer mi pregunta observo que se puede mejorar, asi pues, mi coche tiene sistema de navegación premiun, pantalla de 7″, radio cassette, telefono, cargador de CD, televisión analógica y DSP.
    A ver si me pueden ayudar a elegir la pantalla mas moderna y compatible con el sistema DSP.
    Saludos

    • “Dear,
      This is Seicane.com.
      Thanks for interested in our product.
      Could you please send us the photo of your car’s dashboard to [email protected]?  
      And could you please tell us the model and year of your car?
      Then we can check if our unit fit your car ,hope you could cooperate with us.
      Looking forward to hearing from you soon.
      Thank you & Best regards!

  3. My 2002 BMW X5 has an audio button but doe snot say DSP on it can’t figure out if I have DSP or not for the new stereo install

  4. I have 2003 bmw e53 4.4 with cd player and mid unit with dsp. my trunk does not have anything in it underneath the tire… i do have the lear dsp bmw amp in the rear side boot. Do i have to cut the dash to install a double din unit for your product? what further intalation do i have to do? i cant get sound please help

    • “Dear,
      This is Seicane.com.
      Thanks for interested in our product.
      Could you please send us the photo of your car’s dashboard to [email protected]?  
      And could you please tell us the model and year of your car?
      Then we can check if our unit fit your car ,hope you could cooperate with us.
      Looking forward to hearing from you soon.
      Thank you & Best regards!

    • “Dear,
      This is Seicane.com.
      Thanks for interested in our product.
      Could you please send us the photo of your car’s dashboard to [email protected]?  
      And could you please tell us the model and year of your car?
      Then we can check if our unit fit your car ,hope you could cooperate with us.
      Looking forward to hearing from you soon.
      Thank you & Best regards!

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