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TechFreak
03-21-2010, 04:38 AM
HI Guys,

Just thought i'd let you know i've successfully managed to connect my ITouch to my IDrive Display WITH the Audio going through my speakers too....:thumbup:

If you want to do this too you WILL need to have an aftermarket DVD System with AUX IN (audio + video) and also a 'Jailbroken' IPhone or ITouch.

Here's how :
1st Jailbreak your ITouch / IPhone with 'Blackra1n' or 'Redsn0w'
2nd Next via Cydia or Rock ....Install 'TVOut2 "Mirror" TV Out' V1.0.9 onto your ITouch/IPhone (This activates the TVOut Function which Apple have disabled on ur IPhone/ITouch)
3rd Next you will need a compatible AV Cable to connect to your IPhone/ITouch to give you AV Out....
http://www.cecompass.com/ProductImages/av_cbl/av_cbl_f_sq.JPG
..................You need to make sure the cable you buy is compatible with your ITouch/IPhone software version (mine is V3.1.2)
..................I bought the one in the pic above which allows Charging of your ITouch/IPhone too .... http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250567676820&ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT
4th Finally. Connect the AV Cable to your AUX IN in your car then run TVOUT on your ITouch/IPhone to setup the display orientation & size then run ANYTHING you like !!


Here's some piccies.......:D

Here's the ITouch Main Menu
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=2951&pictureid=12071

Running TomTom Sat Nav
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=2951&pictureid=12070
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=2951&pictureid=12068

TechFreak
03-21-2010, 04:39 AM
Play ANY Movies or Music
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=2951&pictureid=12078
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=2951&pictureid=12079
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=2951&pictureid=12080

TechFreak
03-21-2010, 04:40 AM
Play ANY Games you like
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=2951&pictureid=12075
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=2951&pictureid=12082

TechFreak
03-21-2010, 04:41 AM
Run ANY Apps you want :

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=2951&pictureid=12081
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=2951&pictureid=12072
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=2951&pictureid=12077
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=2951&pictureid=12076
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=2951&pictureid=12084

TechFreak
03-21-2010, 06:03 AM
You can actually use this for ANY AV Source ...as long you you have the right cable, jailbroken ITouch/IPhone and the TVOut 2 software.

For example here is my ITouch connected to my 50 inch Plasma TV .... :)

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=2951&pictureid=12085