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Old 11-07-2012, 02:51 PM
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Originally Posted by mlevack View Post
BMW is still in transition with the navigation systems. The newer systems are installed with US maps, then they use a USB thumb drive for the European Maps while you are in Europe. This does not require map reprogramming. The current / previous navigation is programmed with European Maps and has to be re-programmed. The advantage with the new system is that they do not need to re-program the system, the down side is that the USB drive uses the USB port, so you can't use it for your ipod or phone.
I can't speak for other models but on the 5 that was not an issue as there is more than 1 USB port.

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