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Old 06-25-2013, 03:59 PM   #1001
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The ibus box plugs into the Fakra cable. The Fakra has 3 plugs, 1 for the car, 1 for the dynavin, one for the ibus box. It "Ts" off about 6 inches from the dynavin end of the cable

The USB on the box is just for programming, not used in the install.
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Old 06-25-2013, 04:32 PM   #1002
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Thanks very much for your rapid response Jeff - it seems that I simply don't have that cable that comes out of the fakra! I checked to make sure it wasn't inside the cable covering and it's not... this come up before?
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Old 06-25-2013, 05:47 PM   #1003
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its at the dash end of the Fakra, not the trunk end.
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Old 06-26-2013, 03:31 PM   #1004
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Excellent stuff... many thanks... rookie mistake resolved
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Old 10-12-2013, 08:21 PM   #1005
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Official: Dynavin E46 Radio - Installation, Question & Troubleshooting Thread

Hey guys I bought a soundplicity back in March I know realize that it outdated and I'm upgraded my phone but, I'm deciding on purchasing a dynavin unit but, I can't find it for my car upgrades I own a e46 330ci vert.


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Old 10-12-2013, 08:49 PM   #1006
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Not sure what you are asking? Are you asking where to buy? Are you asking about compatibility? FYI, just about everything that can be asked has been, and all the common questions and info are in my FAQ, the link is in my signature.
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E46 dynavin with harmman kardon

Hi guys,

I have Dynavin Unit from 2 years on e46 coupe, but now I want to install harmman kardon to the car. And I`m wondaring is there gonna be some problems for the install and after that for the quality of the sound.

Do I have to do anything else except install all the cables??
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Old 12-16-2013, 07:17 AM   #1009
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I found My answer in FAQ. Sorry and Thanks !
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Old 02-14-2014, 04:11 AM   #1010
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Is there anything needed besides the fakra cable connection to get sound to work on an 2000 E46 with factory nav and HK in the trunk? Everything seems to be functioning properly on the HU but there is no sound at all? Most threads are about the business cd installs, different models and what not... None of those posts help me at all... Installation is becoming a nightmare, especially since no shops know what a Dynavin even is let alone my vehicle. They all just want to gut and rewire with a different HU and I would rather not... Any help is much appreciated
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These shops need to do a little troubleshooting....there is nothing unusual about the Dynavin once you know what you are looking at. The first and most obvious thing is to make sure there is power on the amp turn on wire at the amp.
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Jeff, How do I go about checking power to the amp? When you say amp, I'm assuming the black unit with what it looks like a lot more wiring plugged to it, behind the silver unit where the harness and antenna were connected in that whole chassis?
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Ok, so you had a nav equipped car....if it's a 2000, did the installer have to swap plugs on the fakra cable or did your car have the newer style plug? (Plug and play with the fakra cable)
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Old 02-14-2014, 09:51 PM   #1014
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Had to swap. I was looking into the out of box manual for the Dynavin and saw some differences in the color coding of the wires from the fakra and where the 17pin connector would splice. Color matching doesn't seem to be correct? Is this most likely my issue? If so then how come Best Buy couldn't figure this out?
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The purple and green wires from the fakra cable to the small cable from the box when swapped doesn't seem to be correct when color code matched? In fact they are the exact opposite in the diagram of what the Dynavin manual has for them? Could this be a misprint or do they need not be color matched when soldered together? For example: Page 6 of the manual has the wiring configurations. From the unit connection, Pin 13/14 - say green RL +/- when in fact on my fakra cable these are the purple color? Same where it says Pin 15/16 - are purple RR +/- when they are in fact green? On the factory harness connection, purple are in the pins of RL +/- and green are in the pins of RR? Could this be keeping the HK system from operating correctly and producing no sound as these rear connections are not correct? Thanks
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I just received my D99+ from Jeff (thanks!) and so far it has been pretty solid. The install went smoothly and I'm certainly still learning the ins and outs of the software. One thing I have noticed is that when I am listening to music over bluetooth from my iPhone 5s and using the navigation (and by using the navigation, I mean have a route configured), whenever the audio instructions on the navigation come up (turn left, etc), it says the instructions fine but the source changes to the radio after the voice over is done instead of returning back to my bluetooth music as it was previously playing. Is there a workaround for this? I've done a bit of searching online but I haven't found a solution. I'd really rather not turn off the voice over on the navigation as it is nice to have the audio prompts.
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something is weird there.....try changing the "navisound" setting in the radio settings menu. Also it almost sounds like your phone is disconnecting.....watch the bluetooth icon on your phone when this happens and see if it flashes or turns off. If it does, delete the pairing from your phone and re-pair.

If none of that works email me and ill send you the software so you can reflash the unit.
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something is weird there.....try changing the "navisound" setting in the radio settings menu. Also it almost sounds like your phone is disconnecting.....watch the bluetooth icon on your phone when this happens and see if it flashes or turns off. If it does, delete the pairing from your phone and re-pair.

If none of that works email me and ill send you the software so you can reflash the unit.
Thanks! Enabling the 'Navisound' option did it. The only caveat was that I should have adjusted the master volume much lower in the GPS sound settings before enabling the option because holy hell it was loud when announcing directions ! The audio now fades out and the navi voice over is there and it returns back to my streaming audio over bluetooth as expected.

Just one other random thing I found about the unit is that if I have a route going in the GPS and then I cancel the route, it continues to do the voice over for the route navigation. The thing that fixes it is to open up the map view and then it seems to stop doing the voice over. It just caught me by surprise after I canceled a route and went back to the radio board side and still heard the navigation instructions. Over all, fantastic unit though. I've quite impressed with the snappy interface. Much better than my old aftermarket double DIN I had in my last car.
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It sounds like something is not quite right with the nav software, ive not seen what you are describing.....go into the settings menu, scroll all the way to the bottom, and "reset defaults".
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