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Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 04-11-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,909
Posted By FrogmanF30
This will be an incredibly useful feature. I...

This will be an incredibly useful feature.

I can't wait to try it out!
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 03-26-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1
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Views: 230
Posted By FrogmanF30
You don't want to do that. When the software...

You don't want to do that.

When the software in the car gets updated, the layout of the .ncd files can and do change as they add data fields in newer software versions.

If you are lucky,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-11-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 743
Posted By FrogmanF30
Yes, it's new for the NBT based head units.

Yes, it's new for the NBT based head units.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 03-03-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 13,920
Posted By FrogmanF30
How does the car know to turn on the no-dazzle...

How does the car know to turn on the no-dazzle mode without the HBA switch?

What FA codes did you remove? (5AP and/or 8S4)?

Or are you just getting the enhanced variable light distribution...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-27-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By FrogmanF30
Both my wife and I are also sensitive to...

Both my wife and I are also sensitive to sunlight.

I also put 3M crystalline on mine and am very happy with it. 70% up front, 50% on the back. It was pricey ($600) but the heat rejection and UV...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-24-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By FrogmanF30
There's just no need to re-VO code everything,...

There's just no need to re-VO code everything, that's all.

I would expect that selecting the wrong frame could cause big problems. I have never tried it (no reason to), so I don't know for sure....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-24-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By FrogmanF30
Your .ncd file looks fine to me.

Your .ncd file looks fine to me.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-24-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By FrogmanF30
I wouldn't try VO coding the entire car. Video...

I wouldn't try VO coding the entire car. Video in Motion is only set in the head unit.

The default min/max in the US in nicht_aktiv, so I can't see how you were able to get a DVD to play while in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-23-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By FrogmanF30
Did you just try resetting what you set, or did...

Did you just try resetting what you set, or did you actually VO Code the HU_CIC back factory settings?

VO Coding the HU_CIC:
Connect => Read FA (VO) => Activate FA (VO) => Read SVT (VCM) =>...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-22-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 802
Posted By FrogmanF30
Yes, just turn off the nav voice prompts and then...

Yes, just turn off the nav voice prompts and then turn them on again, then adjust the volume as needed.

Every time you turn her on, she will speak. ;)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-08-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,258
Posted By FrogmanF30
If you can find a dealer that will do it, they...

If you can find a dealer that will do it, they will change it to remember the last setting.

If you want it to default off, you need to code it yourself (or find someone to code it for you).
The...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-07-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,145
Posted By FrogmanF30
If I'm not using the display, I just turn the...

If I'm not using the display, I just turn the screen off. Less distractions that way.

I have button #5 programmed to do this. Pushing it or any of the iDrive buttons brings the screen back up.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-07-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,258
Posted By FrogmanF30
You can. Check out the coding threads.

You can. Check out the coding threads.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 02-07-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By FrogmanF30
+1, Mine is set to button # 5.

+1, Mine is set to button # 5.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 01-29-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 58,770
Posted By FrogmanF30
They are in CIC_FSC and NBT_FSC. If you don't...

They are in CIC_FSC and NBT_FSC. If you don't have those directories, then I don't know what tool you are using.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-28-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By FrogmanF30
It's not just software, it's all new hardware...

It's not just software, it's all new hardware too.

Some people are retrofitting it with some success. It's expensive and you may have to remove it and put the old one back in when you take it...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 01-28-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 58,770
Posted By FrogmanF30
The instructions say to copy the FSC.exe to the...

The instructions say to copy the FSC.exe to the tools directory.

They are in the firstly_read.txt file.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 01-27-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,838
Posted By FrogmanF30
Looks great! Thanks for all the hard work on...

Looks great! Thanks for all the hard work on this.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-27-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,156
Posted By FrogmanF30
Agreed, it's normal behavior even before coding...

Agreed, it's normal behavior even before coding on F30's.

I was just commenting on the behavior as some people I've coded for didn't want this "off on door open" feature because they still wanted...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-27-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,156
Posted By FrogmanF30
Is that the same focus group that decided that we...

Is that the same focus group that decided that we all wanted run-flat tires too?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-27-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,156
Posted By FrogmanF30
With the coding change, after opening the door...

With the coding change, after opening the door (which shuts everything off), pushing the volume button will turn the radio back on even if everything is already "off".
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-27-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,156
Posted By FrogmanF30
Final shutdown when opening the door is possible...

Final shutdown when opening the door is possible via coding; so BMW did think of it, they just didn't enable it for us.

It's my wife's favorite change to the car. She would regularly restart the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-24-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,462
Posted By FrogmanF30
I couldn't get the car to read a USB stick...

I couldn't get the car to read a USB stick formatted as exFAT (CIC, not NBT). Has anyone had success accessing an exFAT stick without the NBT head unit?

I did have success (using the current media...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-24-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 889
Posted By FrogmanF30
+1 I think the HUD windshield has a special...

+1

I think the HUD windshield has a special coating on it that avoids the double reflection you would get when projecting the HUD on the glass.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 01-24-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 58,770
Posted By FrogmanF30
Oops, you're right!! I was basing my answer on...

Oops, you're right!! I was basing my answer on what the batch file was doing. I also get the help text that mentions the [VIN].

But, I'm not sure of the purpose of [VIN]. If it's supposed to be...
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