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Anyone got the latest information on the MY03 DVD based navagation system? Is the change going to occur with the MY03 change?

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The change to the DVD based system will occur with Sept production which is start of production for 2003 models. In other words, all 2003's with the navigation option (option code 609) will have the DVD based navigation. The interface will be identical to the 2002 navigation system; only the drive is changing to DVD from CD. From what my contacts at BMWNA have told me, nothing else about the system has changed.
 

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Kind of with the topic of this post...

Starting with a basic understanding of mine: DVDs hold more data than CDs...

...does anyone know if the DVDs that will be sold/come with the new system are any bigger? As in, not have to buy 6-7 CDs to cover the entire U.S. of A. - you will/can just get one (or not that many more) DVDs?

Because, if one DVD is the same as *all* the CDs, then I would be tempted to say that it would be a very worthwhile upgrade - especially as I have become extremely fond of my NAV system - and having one disk for the entire country would be very convenient.

Of course - my understanding about DVDs vs CDs could be way off. In that case - never mind! :)

Thanks for your time.

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Yeah, I expect it will be one DVD-disk for the whole USA!

Often when data is packed more dense the access time is faster; I wonder if this may quicken the whole system any?
 

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CD-55 said:
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I wonder if this may quicken the whole system any?
Yooooda, you speak Yoda!
 

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Mickey33 said:
Kind of with the topic of this post...

Starting with a basic understanding of mine: DVDs hold more data than CDs...

...does anyone know if the DVDs that will be sold/come with the new system are any bigger? As in, not have to buy 6-7 CDs to cover the entire U.S. of A. - you will/can just get one (or not that many more) DVDs?

Because, if one DVD is the same as *all* the CDs, then I would be tempted to say that it would be a very worthwhile upgrade - especially as I have become extremely fond of my NAV system - and having one disk for the entire country would be very convenient.

Of course - my understanding about DVDs vs CDs could be way off. In that case - never mind! :)

Thanks for your time.

Marilyn
Clyde (at work only, not home) seems to be the DVD man as of late, maybe he can offer his incredibly deep wisdom on this one. :rolleyes:

I myself will refrain from offering any information that may be construed as being DVD-related for fear of being bullied into submission.
 

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webguy330i said:


Clyde (at work only, not home) seems to be the DVD man as of late, maybe he can offer his incredibly deep wisdom on this one. :rolleyes:

I myself will refrain from offering any information that may be construed as being DVD-related for fear of being bullied into submission.
:rolleyes:
 
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