Dension Gateway Lite

The Gateway Lite 3 is a basic car multimedia interface from Dension allowing music playback from a wide range of digital data sources. The Dension Gateway Lite 3 is not only an interface but a car multimedia adapter offering full device control using the car radio buttons as well as device charging in the car. Gateway Lite 3 is a fully integrated, invisible solution that allows you to use your iPod, iPhone, Smartphone, USB and AUX devices in the car without changing the car interior.

It opens up the car’s original audio system to allow the playback of iPod, USB or *AUX-in music through your entertainment system’s speakers. Tuck your source away in the glove box and you can control using the car radio buttons as well as device charging in the car. The interior of your car looks exactly like it did the day you bought it, it just does a lot more. You must choose the docking cable option for a neater installation by simply having everything tucked away in your glove box or armrest.

Simple Integration for iPod | USB | AUX-in

Dension translates CD changer messages to iPod controls and switches the iPod automatically on and off as you select/deselect the CD changer source and your iPod is charged while connected.

Control at Your Finger Tips

When connected to the car Gateway Lite 3 emulates a CD changer or an Aux input. The radio detects the music signal from iPod, iPhone or USB and plays it back through the car speakers. Device control happens by the radio buttons and the steering wheel controls. Once you’ve selected the album you can select the track by using the FFWD button of your radio or steering wheel.

Every Gateway Lite comes with a comprehensive user manual but for quick start up just select the CD changer function; plug-in your iPod, iPhone or USB into the dock cable or cradle and enjoy the music provided by the Dension Gateway Lite. For detailed user manual please check downloadable documents below. Every Gateway Lite comes with a comprehensive user manual, but in most cases, you select the CD changer function, then CD6, and a series of menus are opened up to you to control your music. The FFWD key and/or steering wheel controls are then all you need to navigate around your iPod. If your car is fitted with a CD changer, the Dension Gateway will take its place, but you can retain it by fitting a CD retention kit.

  • Music playback with basic control (next/previous track, next/previous playlist and folder)
  • Music playback from various sources
  • Control through steering wheel buttons (if available) or the head unit buttons
  • USB drive connection is added to your car
  • Text display on some compatible Toyota and most of the compatible BMW models
  • AUX-in adds the possibility to connect external sound sources to your radio
  • Android devices can be connected via USB if ’Mass Storage Mode’ is available
Package Contents
  • Hardware
  • Car side harness (includes power cable) – enables glove box installation
Optional Accessories
  • Lightning Adapter (LIA1GW0)
  • iPhone 6 cradle for Gateway (IP6LCRP)
  • iPhone Lightning to USB cable (IPLC1GW)
  • Single iPod/iPhone dock cable (IPDC1GW)
  • AUX cable (CABL-AUX)
  • Gateway extension kit (CAB-EXT04)
  • USB extension cable (USB2000)


Dension Gateway Lite

Compatibility Chart


Car Model


Radio Description
Alfa Romeo1472000–2009Connect Nav+ 01 / Alfa Romeo Type A / Connect Nav+ 02 / Alfa Romeo Type B
1561997–2005Connect Nav+ 01 / Alfa Romeo Type A / Connect Nav+ 02 / Alfa Romeo Type C / Alfa Romeo Type B
1592005–2013Connect Nav+ 01 / Alfa Romeo Type A / Connect Nav+ 02 / Alfa Romeo Type B
GT2003–2010Connect Nav+ 02 / Alfa Romeo Type B
Brera2005–2010Connect Nav+ 02 / Alfa Romeo Type C
Spider2006–2010Connect Nav+ 02 / Alfa Romeo Type C / Alfa Romeo Type B
Giulietta2010–2014Alfa Romeo Type E
Mito2009–2014Alfa Romeo Type D
Fiat5002007–2013Bosch Fiat 312 / Fiat Type A
Bravo II2007–2013Blaupunkt CD Radio / Fiat Type A / Fiat Type H
Croma2007–2013Blaupunkt CD radio / Fiat Type A / Blaupunkt Navigation
Panda2003–2013Blaupunkt CD radio / Fiat Type A
Grande Punto2005–2013Fiat Type A / Fiat Type J
Punto Evo2010–2013Fiat Type A / Fiat Type E / Fiat Type K / Fiat Type J
Linea2007–2013Fiat Type A / Fiat Type E / Fiat Type F / Fiat Type K / Fiat Type J
Multipla2007–2013Fiat Type A / Fiat Type B / Fiat Type C
Qubo2007–2013Fiat Type A / Fiat Type J
Doblo Panorama2009–2013Fiat Type A / Fiat Type E / Fiat Type I / Fiat Type K / Fiat Type J
Bravo1995–2002Fiat Type D
Brava1995–2002Fiat Type D
Ducato2006–2013Fiat Type I / Fiat Type J
Panda2003–2012Fiat Type L
LanciaMusa2004–2013Lancia Type A / Lancia Type B
Ypsilon I+II2003–2013Lancia Type C / Lancia Type B

Alfa Romeo Headunits

Connects Nav+01

Type A

Connects Nav+02

Type C

Type B

Type E

Type D

Fiat Headunits

Bosch 312

Blaupunkt CD Radio

Type A

Blaupunkt Navigation

Type C

Type B

Type E

Type D

Type F

Type I

Type H

Type K

Type J

Type L

Lancia Headunits

Type A

Type C

Type B

Rover Headunits


Supported Devices

  • USB: Flash Memory and Hard Disk Drive (UBS1.1 and higher)
  • File System: FAT16 or FAT32
  • Storage capacity: up to 250GB music content
  • Music Format: MP3, WMA and WAV, OGG
  • iPod Classic, iPod (4thgeneration), iPod nano(1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5thand 6thgeneration), iPod mini
  • iPod Photo 4G, iPod Video 5G
  • iPod Touch (1st, 2ndand 3rdgeneration)
  • iPhone, iPhone 3G / 3Gs & iPhone 4G, 4S

Want us to Install?

If you require this product professionally fitted please contact us for a quotation.

Download Gateway Lite User Guide
Download Gateway Lite Install Guide
Make Model Years
Alfa Romeo 147 2000 - 2009
Alfa Romeo 156 1997 - 2005
Alfa Romeo 159 2005 - 2013
Alfa Romeo Brera 2005 - 2010
Alfa Romeo Giulietta 2010 - 2014
Alfa Romeo GT 2003 - 2010
Alfa Romeo Mito 2009 - 2014
Alfa Romeo Spider 2006 - 2010
Fiat 500 2007 - 2013
Fiat Brava 1995 - 2002
Fiat Bravo 1995 - 2002
Fiat Bravo 2007 - 2013
Fiat Croma 2007 - 2013
Fiat Doblo Panorama 2009 - 2013
Fiat Ducato 2006 - 2013
Fiat Grande Punto 2005 - 2013
Fiat Linea 2007 - 2013
Fiat Multipla 2007 - 2013
Fiat Panda 2003 - 2013
Fiat Panda 2003 - 2012
Fiat Punto Evo 2010 - 2013
Fiat Qubo 2007 - 2013
Lancia Musa 2004 - 2013
Lancia Ypsilon I+II 2003 - 2013
Rover 25 1999 - 2005
Rover 45 1999 - 2005
Rover MGF 1999 - 2005
Gateway Type
Gateway Model Gateway Lite
Product Feature
Product Features USB, iPod, iPhone, AUX-in

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Dension Gateway Lite GWL3AF8 Car iPod iPhone USB Adapter

  • Brand: Dension
  • Product Code: GWL3AF8
  • Availability: In Stock
  • £85.00

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