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Forum: Australia Yesterday, 04:09 AM
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Posted By PeteAU
Should be solved by the 2014/12/21 software. ...

Should be solved by the 2014/12/21 software.



Basically the sound improvement is it. But these are the 'tech' differences:

It's a smaller board and sits lower over the Pi.
There is no...
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 01:08 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 72,511
Posted By PeteAU
Where's the engine noise, in AM/FM/CDC/AUX, all...

Where's the engine noise, in AM/FM/CDC/AUX, all of them, just some?



Yeah it's right, but didn't I already throw one of those in? I think I added one in the snap-lock bag with the nylon screws...
Forum: Australia 01-30-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,934
Posted By PeteAU
No worries. They use DHL express so it'll come...

No worries. They use DHL express so it'll come pretty quickly.

I thought a little about a better way to mount the tuner, sideways. And then use the original hole for a USB cable, like this one...
Forum: Australia 01-25-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,934
Posted By PeteAU
The order page is open, they'll be sent out in...

The order page is open, they'll be sent out in bulk tomorrow...
Forum: Australia 01-25-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,934
Posted By PeteAU
Yep, no problem having both.

Yep, no problem having both.
Forum: Australia 01-20-2015, 05:02 AM
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Views: 4,934
Posted By PeteAU
In the meantime, I have one spare board+tuner...

In the meantime, I have one spare board+tuner being auctioned off: http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/BMW-Digital-TV-freeview-DVB-T-tuner-and-adapter-board-DIY-/251800385332
This one isn't suitable for AU.
Forum: Australia 01-15-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,934
Posted By PeteAU
So I received a new AU-spec module and can now...

So I received a new AU-spec module and can now tune in every SD & HD channel in Melbourne. Even this important one.
I should have a batch of boards (only 15) in a couple of weeks....
Forum: Australia 01-08-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,934
Posted By PeteAU
Samsung Galaxy 1, time to upgrade huh.

Samsung Galaxy 1, time to upgrade huh.
Forum: Australia 01-08-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,934
Posted By PeteAU
You guys English talk gud. --- This is a...

You guys English talk gud.

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This is a test inside a shopping centre car park, where it shouldn't really work at all. I was surprised to get a weak signal, which shows these tuners are quite...
Forum: Australia 01-05-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 72,511
Posted By PeteAU
In my case it burnt out a track inside the the TV...

In my case it burnt out a track inside the the TV tuner (pin 14), which I resoldered.
What are your symptoms, CDC is still available in MODE? Pi works connected to TV (via composite video)?
Forum: Australia 01-05-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 72,511
Posted By PeteAU
Yeah, it looks right there. Try to run it with...

Yeah, it looks right there. Try to run it with only the 3-pin IBUS cable and everything else disconnected (the audio + 3pin tv mod cable), just to test the bare minimum. When you cycle through MODE,...
Forum: Australia 01-05-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,934
Posted By PeteAU
Hold on a little while, I will finalize the tuner...

Hold on a little while, I will finalize the tuner type recommendation in about a week, I might be changing the model subtly. Anyway, I don't have the boards ready, so no need to rush. Boards ETA:...
Forum: Australia 01-04-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,934
Posted By PeteAU
Should be less than the dvb-t module itself. I...

Should be less than the dvb-t module itself. I don't know yet.



AliExpress: http://www.aliexpress.com/item/DVB-T-HD-MPEG4-Car-TV-Tuner/1569859396.html - But I'm not sure it's the best model for...
Forum: Australia 01-04-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 72,511
Posted By PeteAU
Huh.. There's no communication from the car at...

Huh.. There's no communication from the car at all. Is the 3-pin (GND/12V/IBUS) cable connected to the right port? Was it at some point accidentally connected to the wrong port?

Photo of your...
Forum: Australia 01-04-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,934
Posted By PeteAU
Not really. I'm not sure I'll turn this into a...

Not really. I'm not sure I'll turn this into a "product" or anything like that. There doesn't seem to be all that much interest, and I'm having some trouble getting a reliable/repeatable supply of...
Forum: Australia 01-04-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 72,511
Posted By PeteAU
Might need to re-run the chmod commands described...

Might need to re-run the chmod commands described here: http://pibus.info/download.html

Run it for a while and save the ibus.txt log, email it to me and I'll see if I can spot something...
Forum: Australia 12-29-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,934
Posted By PeteAU
Popular? But I wonna be rich. So I can...

Popular? But I wonna be rich.

So I can report that it works very well. At least as good as the factory hybrid tuner, if not slightly better reception. I can drive around and listen to programs...
Forum: Australia 12-25-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By PeteAU
You can do it without any special equipment:...

You can do it without any special equipment: http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=933272
Forum: Australia 12-25-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,934
Posted By PeteAU
Progress! Professionally installed with cardboard...

Progress! Professionally installed with cardboard & electrical tape.

I haven't taken it for a drive yet, because it's not well enough secured, but I can get a few stations inside a closed garage,...
Forum: Australia 12-23-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 72,511
Posted By PeteAU
The LED should blink at a steady once per second....

The LED should blink at a steady once per second. Email me your ibus.txt log file.
Forum: Australia 12-17-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By PeteAU
Already sold

Already sold
Forum: Australia 12-12-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,934
Posted By PeteAU
Yeah good question. Some of those really old 4:3...

Yeah good question. Some of those really old 4:3 ones were Philips branded I thought. But as long as it has this 16-pin header, it should be pretty easy to upgrade.

I'm actually making a little...
Forum: Australia 12-11-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,934
Posted By PeteAU
Old tuner module removed, new one ready for some...

Old tuner module removed, new one ready for some bench tests!

If it works out, I'll post a DIY guide, it should be possible to do this upgrade for around $150 or so.
Forum: Australia 12-07-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,934
Posted By PeteAU
So... to wake up this thread nearly a year later....

So... to wake up this thread nearly a year later.

I did some more research on the Lear TV tuner and reverse-engineered the front-end pin outs, at least the most important stuff.

I've also...
Forum: Australia 12-05-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 72,511
Posted By PeteAU
I've just updated the pibus software on the...

I've just updated the pibus software on the www.pibus.info download page to version 20141205. There's been some good improvements to reliability in this one, hopefully fixing a bug that would...
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