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Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 07-08-2008, 10:45 PM
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Views: 15,242
Posted By C3Po
Well, it's been over a year and, more than 6...

Well, it's been over a year and, more than 6 million devices later, iPhone 1.0 is about to be replaced by iPhone 3G. Since Wi-Fi works well for me and I've got BMW NAV already, I've decided to pass...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 02-23-2008, 12:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,242
Posted By C3Po
FWIW I'm using a factory-installed BT/Assist...

FWIW I'm using a factory-installed BT/Assist combo unit, Gen 6.5 ULF (between 6 and 7).

Did you try disabling WiFi on your phone?
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 01-29-2008, 11:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,242
Posted By C3Po
What version iPhone firmware are you running? ...

What version iPhone firmware are you running?

After reading your post I made a hands-free call today on the way home from work. Worked like a charm - no interference. Looks like Apple addressed...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 01-26-2008, 11:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,242
Posted By C3Po
I sent an email to BMW NA this morning regarding...

I sent an email to BMW NA this morning regarding this issue, and will post back if they provide any new information.
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 01-21-2008, 11:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,357
Posted By C3Po
If I correctly understand your question about...

If I correctly understand your question about listening to a far-end talker over your car speakers, no. You would need the BMW Bluetooth unit in your car or a Bluetooth headset to enable clear...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 01-15-2008, 09:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,242
Posted By C3Po
Sorry - a better choice of words would have been...

Sorry - a better choice of words would have been a "Bluetooth Passkey". It's a four-digit number printed on a 6" x 8" card that's bundled with the owner's manuals for your car.
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 01-12-2008, 01:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,357
Posted By C3Po
Smile Intravee Install Finished!

The Intravee/iPod combination make an excellent improvement in my commute compared to the poor audio quality and frequent chatter of ads on FM.

I mounted the Intravee to the underside of my NAV...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 01-08-2008, 10:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,242
Posted By C3Po
Here's how pairing/dialing works on my E46: ...

Here's how pairing/dialing works on my E46:

To pair:
1. Turn iPhone on.
2. Ignition key in position 1 or higher.
3. Browse on iPhone to Settings->General->Bluetooth and enable Bluetooth.
4....
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 01-03-2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,357
Posted By C3Po
Kris, thanks for the kind offer of assistance. I...

Kris, thanks for the kind offer of assistance. I received what was needed from Richard after New Year's, and my unit was successfully upgraded yesterday. The Intravee hardware is fully operable now...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 12-31-2007, 06:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,357
Posted By C3Po
Thanks Kris. I'll check out eBay.

Thanks Kris. I'll check out eBay.
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 12-31-2007, 05:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,357
Posted By C3Po
I received a new Intravee II/420i iPod interface...

I received a new Intravee II/420i iPod interface over the holidays. Overall looks to be a very good solution for NAV-equipped cars. There are a few wrinkles to be aware of, however:

- The...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 09-05-2007, 06:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,242
Posted By C3Po
Seems so - maybe even when connected to any...

Seems so - maybe even when connected to any Bluetooth device. Bluetooth 2.0 and Wi-Fi 802.11b/g devices (like iPhone) utilize the same 2.4 GHz frequency spectrum, so interference is likely. I tried...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 08-27-2007, 08:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,242
Posted By C3Po
Apple has released another firmware update for...

Apple has released another firmware update for the iPhone - v1.0.2. Contains bug fixes according to Apple. The update took only 3 minutes, and it's been rock solid since. v1.0.1 was less than...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 08-20-2007, 12:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,242
Posted By C3Po
I hope not, but it looks like the interference...

I hope not, but it looks like the interference issue you reported might be unavoidable. According to the info posted here...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 08-05-2007, 05:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,242
Posted By C3Po
Yep, the latest iPhone firmware revision is worth...

Yep, the latest iPhone firmware revision is worth a try (v1.0.1). Several Safari-related security bugs are addressed, as listed on Apple's website, but there are other unlisted bug fixes as well. ...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 07-07-2007, 11:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,242
Posted By C3Po
Stereo bluetooth would be great! One of the...

Stereo bluetooth would be great! One of the online product review websites mentioned that stereo audio bluetooth could be added by Apple in a future firmware upgrade. Even if that happens in the...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 07-04-2007, 01:10 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,242
Posted By C3Po
Just found this announcement on BMW NA's website....

Just found this announcement on BMW NA's website. Sounds like BMW was able to do some advance testing across their model line of the iPhone Bluetooth interface.
...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 07-02-2007, 12:32 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,242
Posted By C3Po
That's good news to hear - thanks for the...

That's good news to hear - thanks for the reports. Hope to test BT out with my E46 coupe in the near future - after the wait lines for the phone have diminished.
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 06-30-2007, 01:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,242
Posted By C3Po
iPhone Bluetooth with BMW's

Ok, now that the iPhone is publicly released, who here has successfully paired one with their BMW? Which year and model? Did you encounter any pairing issues or operational problems during phone...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 05-31-2007, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By C3Po
Perhaps so. I hope it turns out differently,...

Perhaps so. I hope it turns out differently, however. Alpine, Kenwood, and Pioneer are already selling auto receivers/players that support DRM-free AAC files on CD-R's. Why would they adopt a...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 05-30-2007, 11:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By C3Po
Question iTunes-compatible CD-changer

Ok, so now that Apple has started selling DRM-free (http://www.apple.com/pr/library/2007/05/30itunesplus.html) music from the iTunes music store, the natural question is: when will a 6 CD-changer be...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 04-28-2007, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 323,441
Posted By C3Po
The best AAC encoders (iTunes among them)...

The best AAC encoders (iTunes among them) achieves "broadcast quality" at a bit-rate of 128 kb/s. This means a panel of expert listeners will generally be able to perceive differences between the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-27-2007, 11:10 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,469
Posted By C3Po
Well, since the last post in this thread gas...

Well, since the last post in this thread gas prices have been continuing an upward trend - especially in the Western states. Here's an update to the 330Ci mileage results from Post #49 (29 tanks...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-08-2007, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By C3Po
That looks like a very flexible arrangement. ...

That looks like a very flexible arrangement. Audio from CD's or iPod, at your fingertips on the dash. Very cool. With this setup do you keep your iPod in the trunk, or did you run a cable up to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-07-2007, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By C3Po
Ok, found some info online for those of you with...

Ok, found some info online for those of you with MP3-related questions.

MP3 Compatibility Info (reportedly from BMW):
http://www.bimmernav.com/pdf/mp3info.pdf

The table is not 100% clear...
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