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Old 08-05-2019, 02:30 PM   #241
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Strange how the device will work for a few days and then just go crazy later?

Not too much activity on this device, I'm wondering is that a good or a bad thing?

Would you advise anyone to purchase one of these units?

And visually is there any major differences between the PX5 and PX6 in terms of apps? Radio and so on?
I've dealing with Chinese vendors AND software developers for quite a long time. What AVIN and the similar units seriously lack is quality control - both hardware and software, pre-deployment/release of a new hardware/software.

Development is usually done rapidly to rush the product in the market with the various bugs appearing afterwards. The PX6 is a very nice unit, if more attention detail was given it would be an awesome unit. Visually there is no difference from the PX5 the UI is faster and smoother though.

The later you purchase one of these units, the most likely to have revised software in it with (possibly) bug fixes, however as I said, with the Chinese vendors this is not always the case; you might get a shittier unit. From the rest of the similar units, i would definitely recommend this one.
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Old 08-05-2019, 03:06 PM   #242
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Thanks for the info, I have been keeping an eye on the issues with the unit, however, the forum seems pretty quiet and that might say the boys are happy or they really not interested If you say its safe Ill tell a mate of mine to go ahead and get one if he has not gone with some other brand.
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Old 08-06-2019, 08:21 AM   #243
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Strange how the device will work for a few days and then just go crazy later?

Not too much activity on this device, I'm wondering is that a good or a bad thing?

Would you advise anyone to purchase one of these units?

And visually is there any major differences between the PX5 and PX6 in terms of apps? Radio and so on?
I have the PX6 unit and don't have any issues. There are some settings I'm still trying to figure out, but for the most part, everything is working. I purchased the Android Auto dongle, but haven't had a chance to set it up yet. It requires setting up some software to get it to work. It's really fast.
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Old 08-10-2019, 04:43 PM   #244
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Anyone have input on how to install the Avant4 on a 2006 M3 Coupe with factory navigation, not much clarity on what needs to be done? I have the quadlock cable and gps extension but not sure how to get it all connected and there is little resource online regarding this install
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Old 08-11-2019, 12:00 PM   #245
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Anyone have input on how to install the Avant4 on a 2006 M3 Coupe with factory navigation, not much clarity on what needs to be done? I have the quad lock cable and gps extension but not sure how to get it all connected and there is little resource online regarding this install
Plenty of info" google can be a friend" they do have a guide but not for the E46 with Nav, but its the same story you just need to find the Quadlock in the Trunk and extend it to the dash with your quad lock cable and same with your GPS extension cable and the rest is pretty much all plug and play same as the Avant 2
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Old 08-13-2019, 01:03 AM   #246
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This is the link sent to me by Avin. https://www.youtube .com/watch?v=X0qsmwnaQA8

Looks like its the same rom process i had seen before on the XDA forum but in this we have the official android 9 update file Avin sent me!
But it seems this modinstaller tool needs to be purchased. I was hoping more of a put the update.zip on the sd card and reboot the unit, type update but it doesnt seem to be the case.
Did you ever receive the update, and have you done it yet? How were they sending it to you?

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Old 08-13-2019, 06:40 AM   #247
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Did you ever receive the update, and have you done it yet? How were they sending it to you?
Yes I did get the update from them but I have not installed it yet. I'm told by avin that if you update to Android 9 you cannot downgrade back to Android 8.
Based on my past experience with avant 2, I don't want to end with a sluggish unit by updating especially with no away of reverting.
Eventually I'll update but for now I'm waiting it out till perhaps some other brave person does it.

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Old 08-13-2019, 07:22 AM   #248
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Yes I did get the update from them but I have not installed it yet. I'm told by avin that if you update to Android 9 you cannot downgrade back to Android 8.
Based on my past experience with avant 2, I don't want to end with a sluggish unit by updating especially with no away of reverting.
So I guess I'll put this out to everyone - do any of you have a px5 with Android 9 pre-installed? Is it sluggish for you?
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Just reported that the ScanTool OBD MX and LX BlueTooth devices are not working on the PX6? Anyone have these OBD devices please give advice.
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