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wyatt206 02-13-2013 06:24 PM

16:9 navigation for 2001 x5 AUX?
 
Hi so before i buy a 16:9 widescreen navigation head unit i am wondering/hoping it has some sort of AUX plug in port or some way to plug my ipod. Anybody have an answer or solution?:confused:

QSilver7 02-13-2013 07:32 PM

One of these forums have surely covered this issue...you can do a search or post a question...but again, this question has definitely been answered multiple times over the last decade. :)

The e38/e39/e53 share many of the same iPod/MP3 set-ups...so the info you'll find on any of the sites linked below should work:
  1. http://www.bimmerboard.com/forums/bmwnav/
  2. http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum...play.php?f=127 (sponsered by Bavarian Soundwerks)
  3. http://www.xoutpost.com/electronics/navigation-system/
  4. http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=53

wyatt206 02-14-2013 05:05 PM

OK a little tougher question that i couldn't find/ am getting tired of looking for, is can i get a newer 16:9 head for my 2001 X5 and will it work with everything in the car? Mostly becasue i would rather have a newer one and i have heard that the newer ones have a port/cassette tape. thanks

QSilver7 02-15-2013 02:20 PM

Does your audio system have the DSP option? If so, that takes you down a different path. If you've had an opportunity to explore any of the links provided...you'll see what can be done based on if you have DSP or not.

Link & video found googling "upgrade bmw to 16:9 nav screen". The bimmernav site has written info & DIYs for multiple BMW models and audio systems. Their site also details how to connect iPods & MP3 players using equipment that is out there that allows communication between these new audio components and BMWs older audio systems:

Link to multiple nav upgrades for multiple BMW models: http://bimmernav.com/



Bimmerfan27 03-04-2013 02:40 AM

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