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Old 11-26-2011, 07:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Palantirion View Post
So I didn't know when I bought our X3 that its DVD player plays full movies, not just DVD data disks for music playback. I modded our E39 M5, 540iT and E86 MC with TV/DVD and it's been a blessing on long road trips. So this news about our X3 exited me. I did some Googling and found this company that sells software to allow DVD playback while the car is in motion.

p.s. In order for the DVD menu to appear, you MUST have the "radio" turned on. Don't ask me how long it took to figure out that little detail! It's not in the BMW manual.
Question: Did you try it on X3 2011 or later?

Many posts have appeared already about this solution, this is nothing new. Seller is asking $175 for the solution. I know it is available almost free for older versions of X3 /X5.

Question is do we really want to have it on Nav screen? I'm even against getting text messages, Facebook, twitter on Nav screen while X3 is in motion as it disturbs the driver. One can always buy a handy DVD player with 10 inch screen for $90 and I prefer that solution.
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