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Old 02-19-2012, 11:29 PM   #401
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I couldn't really get a confirmed answer from them regarding if its compatible with oem nav + hk. In the end it should work fine, but may not be exactly plug and play - will most likely just order and figure it out. Will post more details including cost shortly (Both Charles and Jolly seem to be giving me different prices.)
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Old 02-19-2012, 11:53 PM   #402
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I couldn't really get a confirmed answer from them regarding if its compatible with oem nav + hk. In the end it should work fine, but may not be exactly plug and play - will most likely just order and figure it out. Will post more details including cost shortly (Both Charles and Jolly seem to be giving me different prices.)
Plug 10$ for map ?
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Old 02-20-2012, 12:06 AM   #403
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Well the Android is $450, WinCE is $320. Charles said shipping was $70, Jolly said it was $60. Micro sd card w/ maps is $10, rear view camera is $20. New Android version will be avail this week.

Now to decide if I need the android version or not...
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Old 02-20-2012, 12:14 AM   #404
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I couldn't really get a confirmed answer from them regarding if its compatible with oem nav + hk. In the end it should work fine, but may not be exactly plug and play - will most likely just order and figure it out. Will post more details including cost shortly (Both Charles and Jolly seem to be giving me different prices.)
It will not be a direct plug and play like the non-navi cars. On oem navi equipped cars all the connectors are in the trunk with the navi-system. What you have on front is just the display. So you will need the "fraka cable" to root all the connectors from the trunk to the front but this cable is made for dynavin. I don't know if this works with enco, from my logic it should because at the end all it does is to convert the plugs to the normal 19 pin plug and extend it to the front.

Here is the link for the cable i'm talking, it's a little expensive.

http://www.ebay.ca/itm/SUPER-SALE-BM...item415f28eefe
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Old 02-20-2012, 12:20 AM   #405
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Well the Android is $450, WinCE is $320. Charles said shipping was $70, Jolly said it was $60. Micro sd card w/ maps is $10, rear view camera is $20. New Android version will be avail this week.

Now to decide if I need the android version or not...
Myself too can't decide, I know the win.ce will be clean and simple, nothing to much to mess around, but android give you so many option but stability would be a problem, if you have android phone you know what i'm talking about. One thing with android that would be cool is Torque app, would be cool to run torque with a Bluetooth obd2, but I need confirmation that Bluetooth works on android side.
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Old 02-20-2012, 12:24 AM   #406
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Just get the wince, and if you want to play pandora you can bluetooth it thru the phone. Maps can be updated by updating the map section on the microsd. Save yourself money and it'll be easier to use.
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Old 02-20-2012, 12:30 AM   #407
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Going to get the wince version - and the fakra cable is here: http://jandtdistributing.com/dynavin...kra-cable-kit/
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Old 02-20-2012, 12:34 AM   #408
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It will not be a direct plug and play like the non-navi cars. On oem navi equipped cars all the connectors are in the trunk with the navi-system. What you have on front is just the display. So you will need the "fraka cable" to root all the connectors from the trunk to the front but this cable is made for dynavin. I don't know if this works with enco, from my logic it should because at the end all it does is to convert the plugs to the normal 19 pin plug and extend it to the front.

Here is the link for the cable i'm talking, it's a little expensive.

http://www.ebay.ca/itm/SUPER-SALE-BM...item415f28eefe
Mr.Charles told me that 6m longer cable need add extra 18USD,i asked.if need a longer cable that runs from the head unit into the trunk of your car,plz contact their: http://www.szenco.com/contact.html
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Old 02-20-2012, 12:38 AM   #409
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Mr.Charles told me that 6m longer cable need add extra 18USD,i asked.if need a longer cable that runs from the head unit into the trunk of your car,plz contact their: http://www.szenco.com/contact.html
That looks exactly like the fakra cable from what I can tell-$18 is a good price
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Old 02-20-2012, 12:40 AM   #410
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That looks exactly like the fakra cable from what I can tell-$18 is a good price
yes,I imported 20 units per month from www.szenco.com
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Old 02-20-2012, 01:43 AM   #411
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Can anyone confirm if the iPhone/iPod charges while being plugged in? I want to know if I can play music off it with the USB based cable while simultaneously having BT for calls and having it charge. Anyone have screen shots of the phonebook connectivity with the iPhone?

VERY tempted to place an order. The price is fantastic.
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Old 02-20-2012, 02:36 AM   #412
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For anyone ordering directly from Jolly/Szenco, I was just told DHL is now quoting them $70 for shipping instead of last week's $60. Base prices remain the same ($320 for WinCe version).
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Old 02-20-2012, 04:10 AM   #413
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Went ahead and purchased, will post within the next couple weeks on install in a HK/oem nav equipped vehicle
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Old 02-20-2012, 04:24 AM   #414
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Did you do a WU money transfer (I'm assuming you ordered from Szenco and not via eBay).?
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Old 02-20-2012, 04:25 AM   #415
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Yep - western union. I've used it before. It has a $25 fee though....
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Old 02-20-2012, 04:51 AM   #416
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Yep - western union. I've used it before. It has a $25 fee though....
Yes,that is safe,i tried many times and paid to szenco by it alwasys,no lie,not liar, don't worry too much!
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Old 02-20-2012, 05:06 AM   #417
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Thanks for the reviews. Quick questions.

1. How is driving at night with the unit on? I know you showed. The function where you can turn off the screen but if you dont do that, is the brightness too bright? Please answer for mutiple screens (gps, radio, etc). I assume with gps you can select in settings a night mode? Is there an automatic light detection to seitch the unit to night colors?

2. Please give a detailed review on BT while using for phone calls. I know it was reported already that the mic is crap. Any work around? Can we hook up a different mic or is this pretty much useless? I assume phone calls play through your speakers right?
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Old 02-20-2012, 09:10 AM   #418
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Yep - western union. I've used it before. It has a $25 fee though....
For a $25 fee you could have as well used paypal - 5% of around $400 is less than $25. Even if you buy android version, the fee is about $25.

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...I know it was reported already that the mic is crap. Any work around? Can we hook up a different mic or is this pretty much useless? I assume phone calls play through your speakers right?
Check out hoang's review thread - he said that the built-in mic was actually OK and totally useful.
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Old 02-20-2012, 11:23 AM   #419
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Old 02-20-2012, 01:47 PM   #420
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For a $25 fee you could have as well used paypal - 5% of around $400 is less than $25. Even if you buy android version, the fee is about $25..
I realized that - but they don't accept Paypal - only Western Union or wire transfer.

Sort of unfortunate because I was going to buy a cable after I already purchased - but I would've had to pay another $15 fee, so I didn't.
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