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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-09-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,240
Posted By ScottX3
Question Roof Rack tensioning strap

I got the BMW roof rack as well as the surf board mount. The straps that came with it are not tensioning straps so they are a bit of a pain to use.

I see that BMW sells a Heavy Duty tensioning...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-18-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,307
Posted By ScottX3
iPhone 4 Media Adaptor

If you want a snap in adaptor that will allow you to play music off your iPhone then you'd need an iPhone 4 media adaptor if you ordered option 6NF. The only functionality provided by the snap in...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-02-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,859
Posted By ScottX3
USB Port

The USB port is in the armrest compartment, so you can connect your iPod and leave it there if you have an extra iPod.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-02-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,859
Posted By ScottX3
White Apple Cable

For an iPod touch, the white Apple USB cable plugged into the X3 USB port does everything that a snap-in adaptor would be able to do with the iPod app running in an iPhone plugged into a MEDIA...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-02-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,859
Posted By ScottX3
White Apple cable charges iPhone

In my X3 the white USB cable that comes with the iPhone will charge the iPhone so its not clear that the AUX/USB cable from BMW actually does anything that the white Apple cable does not do.

I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-17-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,859
Posted By ScottX3
There are 3 iPhone 3G adaptors- basic -...

There are 3 iPhone 3G adaptors-

basic - charges phone and utilizes antenna
music - for BMWs made before Sept 2010 music over USB
media - for BMWS made after Sept 2010 music and cover art over...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-16-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,859
Posted By ScottX3
Some of us have been sold snap-in adaptors and...

Some of us have been sold snap-in adaptors and were told repeatedly they were media adaptors when in fact they are music adaptors. These will not actually play music.

To play music with a snap-in...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-15-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,859
Posted By ScottX3
Don't see a 6VC for the X3 just 6NF 6NL and 6NR. ...

Don't see a 6VC for the X3 just 6NF 6NL and 6NR. The iphone works great with the apple white 30 pin USB connector or Y-cable just not the media snap-in adaptor. Still looking for someone with an...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-15-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,859
Posted By ScottX3
Media Adaptor

Thanks for the link. I paid the $228 at the dealer for the media adaptor which "should" have worked. Others 2011 deliveries have installed the media adaptor on their X3 and are reporting the same...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-15-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,046
Posted By ScottX3
6NR requires Navigation

Yes, it is my understanding that 6NR requires Navigation as well as the USB integration options. I'm hoping that it can be a firmware or software upgrade for those of us who have already taken...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-15-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,046
Posted By ScottX3
Talk to your dealer about option 6NR

You may want to talk to your dealer about option 6NR which is available starting in April for X3s. Its improved smartphone integration if that is of interest.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-15-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,859
Posted By ScottX3
Do iPhone adaptors work in pre April 2011 X3s

Seems like they are changing how iPhones integrate with the X3 starting in April with the introduction of option 6NR. I have an iPhone 3G, I purchased the iPhone 3G 3GS snap in media adaptor. It...
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