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2005 S430. Would like to upgrade my Comand unit to receive

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2005 S430. Would like to upgrade my Comand unit to receive Sirius satellite. Apparently MB had an upgrade but it has been discontinued. Any ideas?
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Customer: Want to upgrade Comand unit of 2005 W220 to receive Sirius satellite
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Customer: I'm open to any solution but likely would prefer professional assistance
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Lou P. master tech replied 6 months ago.
Hello , unfortunately you are correct, the add on has been discontinued, and there is almost 0 chance of finding all the individual pieces to get the system to work, the best alternative is to get a sat radio module from best buy and have it wired in professionally, i used to hook them up all the time and custom install them into the ashtray so to make a cleaner install. there is another alternative, i have not personally installed one but they seem to have good feedback is a aftermarket radio installation such as the link below see if that is something you would be interested in. i hope this helps. there are limited options unfortunately. let me know if you need more assistance, thanks, ***** ***** take a second and click the STARS above and rate my service 4 or 5 stars if you feel I have been helpful and please request me in the future. Keep in mind then when you rate it does not end our conversation. you can still return here to me for follow up information if needed, Lou.Thanks for choosing just answer. Lou. also , if you feel i deserve one , BONUSES are GREATLY APPRECIATED !
Expert:  Lou P. master tech replied 6 months ago.
Hello, so sorry to bother you are you still needing assistance?if there is anything i can do to help i am glad to do so, please let me know as i would like to earn the 5 star rating , thanks!