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Nano 7G + MINI Cooper 2006 = No charging?

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I have a 2006 MINI Cooper S with the standard (circa 2006) MINI/BMW IPOD G3 interface kit, so there's a 30pin iPod docking connector in the glovebox. My trusty iPod 4G Photo (60GB) gave up the ghost, so I got a 7G Nano to replace it, along with the Apple 30pin-to-Thunderbolt adapter, so it could connect to the MINI interface.

 

The MINI head end will (usually) recognize the Nano (oddly, it will show up somtimes as CD7, and I have to manually re-start the Nano everytime I start the car), but it's definitely not charging it.

 

Am I doing something wrong, or did I buy the wrong thing? I just tested my iPhone 4S and when connected to the MINI adapter, it noted something along the lines of "this accessory will not charge this device." The Nano 7G doesn't say as much, but it's clear it's not charging it.

 

Help?

iPod nano, iOS 6.0.1

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