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Old 04-12-2012, 03:45 PM   #121
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in the iphone area= you just "click and hold" the icon. It brings up a menu in which you can then point to your Primo file.
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Old 04-14-2012, 07:59 AM   #122
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Has anyone used an SDHC card? Wondering if it will read it? Because my brand new windows 7 PC won't..........
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Old 04-14-2012, 10:14 AM   #123
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I have windows 7 Professional and I bought the following sd cards

For maps :
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Kingston...=1218456756472

For Storage ( Have songs and videos):
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Kingston...=1218456984426
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Old 04-14-2012, 10:20 AM   #124
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We need to get the volume problem fixed.. My solution I agree is just a band aid. It should be just an update for the radio side of things.. It is becoming a very annoying problem and I'm considering jumping ship and going back to stock.
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Old 04-14-2012, 10:26 AM   #125
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My volume is very random, it works fine with radio and is usually between 1 to 5. Otherwise is really high. But when I use my Bluetooth, I have to have it around 20 otherwise is too low.
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Old 04-14-2012, 12:08 PM   #126
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I have windows 7 Professional and I bought the following sd cards

For maps :
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Kingston...=1218456756472

For Storage ( Have songs and videos):
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Kingston...=1218456984426
Did you have to format them or were they already formatted when you bought them??
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Old 04-14-2012, 12:57 PM   #127
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they were already format. It was just pnp
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Old 04-14-2012, 01:08 PM   #128
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Maybe I'll try those out.. Thanks
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Old 04-14-2012, 03:32 PM   #129
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I'm ordering mine next week but was wondering about xm radio. The po had a xm radio tuner added to the factory head unit so I can use the factory radio controls for satellite radio. Will this be the case with the enco unit?
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Old 04-14-2012, 04:15 PM   #130
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for steering controls, is any one able to answer a phone call via bluetooth using the steering button... i cant

all other steering buttons work after set up but that one...
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Old 04-14-2012, 05:56 PM   #131
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Ya same here, radio volume gets me very annoyed.same with starting up going to random menus t.v,sd,, bluetooth etc... Even with electrical taped ports like someone said to do

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Old 04-14-2012, 07:11 PM   #132
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Ya same here, radio volume gets me very annoyed.same with starting up going to random menus t.v,sd,, bluetooth etc... Even with electrical taped ports like someone said to do

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A couple of observations...

The volume still drives me a little crazy. The Bluetooth phone volume looks like it resets to it's default volume (like 20+) after each power cycle. The radio volume... Well, that's probably gonna have to be addressed separately from the other stuff since it's a separate board/code/logic.

I have found that the random source may not be so random. If I have a SD card inserted, the unit starts to read the music folders. If my iPhone is attached via the cable, it defaults to my music on the phone. Otherwise I watch it cycle from TV (not configured with any antenna) to Aux. Makes me thing that the "logic" is backwards. iPhone, SDcard, TV, Aux then Radio...

I'm still pretty satisfied. The money I "saved" ('cuz I really didn't NEED a new HU) is going towards the cooling system refresh.
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Old 04-14-2012, 07:25 PM   #133
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I have the same problem with the start up that it will go from a TV channel (no tv antenna attached) to Aux... there will be a 50/50 chance that it will start on Radio when I turn the car off and turn it back on. My buttons in the steering wheel were having a major delay specially the volumes. I would press them and nothing will happen. Turn my unit off (It wasn't turning off by the left button of the unit so I hold both buttons (left and right) and it turn off) After it turn back on, the volume buttons from my steering wheel start to work perfectly with no delay. I also notice that even if your unit is off and you have your phone Bluetooth to the unit, it will turn itself on and go directly to the Bluetooth page. Another thing is that if you have your phone linked to the unit, and you receive a call and you make your phone to use from the phone and not the radio speakers and Bluetooth page will still there and will say "talking*******" and you won't be able to turn the unit off or change any page and even if you press NAVI.. is just stuck there till you hang up the phone call.
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Old 04-14-2012, 09:54 PM   #134
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For those having a problem getting a signal for their Nav (gps), I've noticed I have plenty of sats available but if they are not blue (locked on) it will just say "searching for signal". I need at least 3 locked on or it will not work...
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Old 04-15-2012, 10:20 AM   #135
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I just sent an email to jolly asking for a firmware update and explained the problems. If everyone sends a complaint about the issue maybe we will get a firmware update, but they wont bother with just a few complaints with thousands of units sold. Everyone needs to send an email.
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Old 04-15-2012, 10:36 AM   #136
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I've sent one already also.
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Old 04-15-2012, 12:48 PM   #137
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Ive routed cable for my reverse camera and tv antenane today

when i snap connected them, it hadnt gone through the heatshrink rubber though so had to do that again, now getting the camera when in reverse but no signal, as not wired the camera in yet.

routing cable was a bit of pain but id bought a trunking rod kit so was able to feed through a bit better from that. once i realised where it needed to go it wasnt too bad.

experienced the same not enough satellite signal today though, took over 40 mins to get one, thankfully i had my old separate unit running igo too, which got a signal in 1 min
ill see a gain but may relocate the gps receiver to above dash if it happens again as that could be the problem
anyone with it mounted above dash getting the same problems ?

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Old 04-16-2012, 03:05 AM   #138
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for issues with Bluetooth i have gone back to using my parrot kit... as it was wired in to the steeringwheel anyway and i can use the steering wheel to create phonecalls using the voice command thing,

i do have an issue with the nav being a bit quiet... but im sure there is a setting for that, (I've not looked)

otherwise; anyone who is having intermittent steeringwheel controls try mounting the converter so the plug is at the top.. it appears to work almost faultlessly since have done that... i can't think of a reason why though.... maybe i pushed the plug in further...

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Old 04-16-2012, 02:07 PM   #139
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Unfortunately that didn't work, but thanks for advice. If anyone comes across a fix for this, please let me know. Senco employees are at HK Fair so it will be a while before I get a response from them...
Ok I have your fix.. You need to unplug the power harness to the unit. I misread your original post. If you aren't getting the Nav screen or the option page and it just shows "no signal" you need to pull the power harness to the unit. I'd assume pulling the pos side of the battery would do the same if you didn't want to pull the unit out to remove the power harness.
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Old 04-16-2012, 02:15 PM   #140
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My crazy backup cam that likes to show itself backwards at times.. Haha it only does it on occasion but figured I'd share.
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