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Old 08-23-2014, 07:54 AM   #101
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All fixed....i noticed the filter/fuse assembly on the fakra cable looked shoddy and badly made, cut it out and inserted an inline fuse and lo and behold it works a treat!!

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Old 08-24-2014, 08:11 AM   #102
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Anyone know if there is a way to add widgets to the screen please?
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Old 08-24-2014, 09:19 AM   #103
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Anyone know if there is a way to add widgets to the screen please?
I ditched the default launcher for Google Now launcher. Yeah yeah, I know it doesn't have the "advanced" functionality and options of other 3rd party launchers, but that's why I like it (in this particular case).
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Old 09-19-2014, 03:58 AM   #104
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hello, greetings from Poland . Can anyone tell me if it is possible to avoid drilling holes in the HVAC airbox, and fit this unit properly?

Edit. In my car I don't have to drill anything. Due to problems reported dy users, now they use curved connector for gps antenna.

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Old 10-15-2014, 03:12 PM   #105
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Hello guys,

I just stumble over this on EBAY, anyone here used it ?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/ES9212MO-7-A...060768?afsrc=1

I really like how it looks vs the 9746A, and it seems to have gotten some upgrades also with some new buttons ? (HOME,BACK )

Anyways, if you have any news or feedback, plz post it

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Old 11-29-2014, 03:34 PM   #106
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Anyone else ever have horrible reception problems with this?
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Old 12-08-2014, 04:02 AM   #107
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Anyone else ever have horrible reception problems with this?
You mean FM radio reception? I have the same problem with my unit. On german e46 fanatics i've read that software update sometimes help, but i can't confirm this.
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Old 12-08-2014, 04:07 AM   #108
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You mean FM radio reception? I have the same problem with my unit. On german e46 fanatics i've read that software update sometimes help, but i can't confirm this.
I saw that as well. (I am on there under the same name)

After doing some digging, it appears that some of these all-in-one systems don't play well with our amplified antenna. I bought a glass mounted FM antenna and will mount it to the top of the Windshield or perhaps rear windshield drivers side -- just depends on how long the antenna cable is and routing possibilities.
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Old 12-08-2014, 05:48 AM   #109
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Please let me know if it helped. In my unit, radio reception outside the city practically is not an option (even for the biggest radio stations).

In Poland Erisin is not popular, and because of that there is no information on the local forums, so the question to you: does anyone updated the software and can tell what changes it results? I also want to connect a reversing camera - how complicated is it?

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Old 12-08-2014, 05:58 AM   #110
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Please let me know if it helped. In my unit, radio reception outside the city practically is not an option (even for the biggest radio stations).

In Poland Erisin is not popular, and because of that there is no information on the local forums, so the question to you: does anyone updated the software and can tell what changes it results? I also want to connect a reversing camera - how complicated is it?
Reverse camera should be pretty easy. There is a video input on the back of the unit, a power wire to power your reverse camera, and then there is a wire that comes off the back of the unit you tap onto the reverse wire, which tells the unit when the car goes into reverse. Its a good idea. I would love to do this -- but I'll do it at a later date.

I'll let you know. It gets done this Saturday.

I cannot even use my FM radio in city without unbearable static. IMHO this is the largest failure in the unit.

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Old 12-09-2014, 03:28 AM   #111
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Ok, thanks / Dziekuje

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Old 12-13-2014, 05:42 PM   #112
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I just stumble over this on EBAY, anyone here used it ?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/ES9212MO-7-A...060768?afsrc=1

I really like how it looks vs the 9746A, and it seems to have gotten some upgrades also with some new buttons ? (HOME,BACK )

Anyways, if you have any news or feedback, plz post it

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This is just a re-branded Eonon GA5150 model. Eonon has it much cheaper right now. $375 group buy:

http://www.eonon.com/Car-GPS/Specifi...W/GA5150T.html
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Old 12-19-2014, 02:09 PM   #113
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Just updated info with firmware update and how to

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showpos...42&postcount=3
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Old 12-19-2014, 06:39 PM   #114
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http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showpos...42&postcount=3
Is that one of those from XDA or from some different source?
All buttons work correctly? Push volume as "back" button?
I've got 4.4.2 from XDA but the MCU file I've found there isn't for this unit 'coz the front panel buttons don't work correctly although SWC and everything else does work fine.
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Old 12-22-2014, 06:15 AM   #115
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Is that one of those from XDA or from some different source?
All buttons work correctly? Push volume as "back" button?
I've got 4.4.2 from XDA but the MCU file I've found there isn't for this unit 'coz the front panel buttons don't work correctly although SWC and everything else does work fine.
Sounds like you got your hands on a KDL mcu which screws everything up.

If you go back to the first page and grab the MCU I have listed in the third post, it'll fix everything up.

The new update.img is one I found accidentally digging through the "old" image releases. I tried the latest (4.4.4) and quickly went back to what I had listed.

Go to post three of this thread and read up there. Makes this unit awesome.
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Old 12-22-2014, 07:23 AM   #116
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Sounds like you got your hands on a KDL mcu which screws everything up.

If you go back to the first page and grab the MCU I have listed in the third post, it'll fix everything up.

The new update.img is one I found accidentally digging through the "old" image releases. I tried the latest (4.4.4) and quickly went back to what I had listed.

Go to post three of this thread and read up there. Makes this unit awesome.
Nah, it's KGL but according to others, we need KGL1 mcu but I couldn't find KGL1 past 1.86. So I had to flash the only one they had there, which was KGL4.
I'm KIND OF happy with it because it made my front plate illumination work AND push volume as "Back" button. Now the illumination is always on, but I kinda like that anyway.
Every other *correct* mcu makes my buttons work correctly but the illumination isn't working.

I'll try your setup. I can always go back if I don't like it.

You say it "has been customised to cater as a driving unit, and not a tablet". Care to expand on this just a little or post a picture so we can compare the difference?

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Old 12-23-2014, 01:55 PM   #117
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Ok, so I've tried it... and went back to my old setup. 1. No root, 2.Even if you switch to English, there is still some Chinese left, 3. MCU is perfect for our device, but I missed the "back" button too much, 4. I quite didn't like the launcher and yes, I know I could install a different one but the launcher was one of the main "selling points"

Nothing against your taste Gatriel, it's just not for me.

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Old 12-27-2014, 03:38 PM   #118
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Hi, has anyone installed a better app bluetooth music player that displays the music information such as artist name and song title?
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