Here we show different customization of the compartment insert for the secret compartment in the center console of Mercedes' W211 on customer request.
If you switch from the COMAND APS 50 to a third-party radio, for example an Android radio, you have to consider how the speakers should be connected. The APS 50 in the front (head unit) is only a control unit, the actual functions of a radio are performed by the AGW (AudioGateWay) in the rear (trunk on the left side of the side wall). There are also the speaker connections.
The Mercedes E-class W211 in the late years of 2008/2009, no Kinematics of times more, but a firm "mounting frame" (A2116801714), the switch bar in the center console is attached. The switch bar itself has no key to open the kinematics of the tray.
However, the kinematics compartment can be retrofitted. We will be happy to assist you with this!