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Old 05-25-2009, 04:45 PM
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Originally Posted by JVergence View Post
And does a dealer need to program the unit for voice recognition???

Thanks again sna77.

First, you dont need voice recognition for Bluetooth to work--especially if your phone already has voice dialing capabilites etc. Its a "nice to have" IMO. You can just plug in the BT module and be working in 5 minutes...

If you DO want the VR, you can either:

- code it using NavCoder. AFAIK the dealers havent figured it out yet... On in the Bluetooth section KiwiJochen and BrianBMW have it fugured out with NavCoder ($20 software + $20 ibus to serial adapter).

- Buy a used ULF. They are pre-coded for VR. The PDF I linked has all the part #'s...

Edit: forgot you need a bluetooth antenna also. Its about $50

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