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When I bought my Honda Accord sport 2.0 turbo, 2018 it came with no CD player. I have looked for an after market CD player that will bluetooth to my stereo system. The dealer does not sell one and they do not even know of one that is compatible. Does anyone know of a system that will be compatible with my HONDA system? It does not have to be elaborate, in fact cheaper would be better. Right now I am using an ipad with spotify to help but I have a library of CDs that I would love to use.
 

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Have you thought about ripping/saving the music from the CD's into mp3 (or your choice of format that an Accord will play) and onto a thumb drive?
This is the best answer. Putting the music on your phone, if the phone has enough space, is another option.

You could also use an FM transmitter with a portable CD player (like an old Sony Discman).

One other option is a Bluetooth adapter that has an aux in jack. Remember, though, that you will then have two devices to power - the Bluetooth adapter and the CD player.
 

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Have you thought about ripping/saving the music from the CD's into mp3 (or your choice of format that an Accord will play) and onto a thumb drive?
This is the best answer. Putting the music on your phone, if the phone has enough space, is another option.

You could also use an FM transmitter with a portable CD player (like an old Sony Discman).

One other option is a Bluetooth adapter that has an aux in jack. Remember, though, that you will then have two devices to power - the Bluetooth adapter and the CD player.
Agree w/you both ripping MP3's to a thumb drive would be the best method and I doubt there will be a "Bluetooth" CD player available. Either the MP3's to thumb drive or the portable CD player I found will utilize the USB plug so if the OP has a "library of CD's" the portable CD player may be a viable option. :unsure:
 

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Found this on a Google search - Universal External Car CD MP3 High Definition Video Player System With USB Power Supply. I have no experience w/it but price is inexpensive.
Thanks for the reply. I NOTICED IT WAS WITH WISH, who I have used before but they seem to carry inferior products, at least the ones I have gotten.
I WOULD BE HAPPY WITH USB but the dealers does not even know what type of android they use, or even the Honda company does not even know. Very disappointed. The manual could advise me, others have let their customer know. But not Honda.
Others have suggest MP3 but that is what I trying to avoid, the work. I can do some of it with ipad and spotify but not all. I have found one player that will work and it is USB but $300 . Maybe I will have to bite the bullet. Other people I have talked to who have bought newer cars now say they come with CD players. I cannot believe that Honda would think that CD players are out moded. I AM A PURCHASE AND KEEP kind of guy and not one for a continual rental program that only adds to expenses over a prolonged period of time.
Thanks for the tip and allowing me to vent.
 

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CD players are, alas, outmoded. It's not just Honda that thinks so. I say this as a man in his 50s who still buys all his music on CDs (but I rip them and never play them off the CD media).

Get a kid or grandkid or grandnephew or some such, someone with some computer skills, to rip all your CDs and to put them on a flash drive for you. Pop the flash drive into your centre console and you'll have your entire library at your fingertips, and you won't have to spend any money except a few dollars for a sufficiently large flash drive.

Get a second drive, and your family member can rip your new purchases and you can swap the drive - and have a backup.

If you really want to play CDs right in your car, a Sony Discman with a 12-volt power adapter, and a little USB-powered FM transmitter, and an empty FM frequency on your radio, will do the job, although much less elegantly than the flash drive solution. I played satellite radio in my '07 via FM for 13 years because that car didn't have an aux-in jack. I doubt the new owner will ever use the 6-disc CD changer in it, but I did have a mix CD in there that I burned that I played once in awhile.
 

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Thanks for the reply. I NOTICED IT WAS WITH WISH, who I have used before but they seem to carry inferior products, at least the ones I have gotten.
Have no experience w/Wish but the price was so inexpensive made me wonder about quality.
I have found one player that will work and it is USB but $300 . Maybe I will have to bite the bullet.
I saw some in my Google search around that price... as the saying goes you get what you pay for. If your set on not having to rip to MP3's than as you said "I will have to bite the bullet". Good luck on whatever you decide and let us know which way you went and how it's working out.
 

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I installed an LDI6210USB Smart Drive CD plater in my 2018 Accord 2.0T Touring in January of 2019. It is utilitarian, but it does the job. It fits well in the center console box. It currently costs $239.00 online.
 

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hey there, i found a kit from these guys and it works great in my accord. works through the usb port. they were very helpful when i emailed them some questions before i purchased

 

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Have you thought about ripping/saving the music from the CD's into mp3 (or your choice of format that an Accord will play) and onto a thumb drive?
Ripping the thumb drive will work, but can be problematic. I just today posted a thread about this. For Mac users, you must use AIFF file types, the car will skip by any MP3 files. Good news is that memory is getting cheap. I bought a Samsung 256 GB (yes larger than even the largest phone or iPod) for only $80.

See my thread re IPod/USB for more info on what the various issues might be.
 

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When I bought my Honda Accord sport 2.0 turbo, 2018 it came with no CD player. I have looked for an after market CD player that will bluetooth to my stereo system. The dealer does not sell one and they do not even know of one that is compatible. Does anyone know of a system that will be compatible with my HONDA system? It does not have to be elaborate, in fact cheaper would be better. Right now I am using an ipad with spotify to help but I have a library of CDs that I would love to use.
see my new thread on this issue, I've tried iPod with little success, but am able to get a good sized library on a USB stick which will work somewhat. Like you, I am terribly disappointed in this.
 
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