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      02-26-2008, 11:33 PM   #1
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Unlocking i-drive screen for TV while moving ?

Does anyone know a way to unlock the TV in an E92 M3 so that it stays on all the time and doesn't go off when you start moving. I have heard there maybe a sequence of buttons to push ?
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      02-26-2008, 11:49 PM   #2
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Search e90post - http://www.e90post.com/forums/index.php

for "tvandnav2go"

There are units out there you can install to allow TV/DVD function while car is moving.
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      02-27-2008, 05:40 AM   #3
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Thanks Jason. I'll check it out.
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You have to install a module into the back of the head unit. I believe from the install instructions I saw that the tvandnav2go unit requires splicing into the wires, an alternative company that I have used before is:

http://www.kufatec.de/shop/product_i...r--X5--X6.html

Their unit is simply plug-and-play and requires no splicing into the wiring.
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Does anyone know a way to unlock the TV in an E92 M3 so that it stays on all the time and doesn't go off when you start moving. I have heard there maybe a sequence of buttons to push ?
if it was only that easy...you gotta go aftermarket unfortunately.
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I tried another system on my 08 330d. It's something you connect to the car's diagnostic connector, you push a button and then it switch the tv to have it always on even while your are driving... Good solution because you don't need to unmount anything in the car.
I found it on ebay and it worked fine...
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EAS also offers something to allow video playback. http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthr...&highlight=eas
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      10-06-2009, 04:58 PM   #8
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I tried another system on my 08 330d. It's something you connect to the car's diagnostic connector, you push a button and then it switch the tv to have it always on even while your are driving... Good solution because you don't need to unmount anything in the car.
I found it on ebay and it worked fine...
more info on this please. link?
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      10-07-2009, 03:13 PM   #9
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For cars equiped with CCC (car's before LCI) you have this :

http://cgi.ebay.de/BMW-TV-Freischalt...ht_2126wt_1167

For cars equiped with CIC (idrive with harddisk) you have this :

http://cgi.ebay.de/BMW-DVD-TV-Freisc...#ht_814wt_1167

This is just the idea of type of part. I don't know the sellers so take care to their notation ! Anyway, I bought one (i don't remember to who) but it worked fine for me !
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For cars equiped with CCC (car's before LCI) you have this :

http://cgi.ebay.de/BMW-TV-Freischalt...ht_2126wt_1167

For cars equiped with CIC (idrive with harddisk) you have this :

http://cgi.ebay.de/BMW-DVD-TV-Freisc...#ht_814wt_1167
These are likely only TV Activation modules - the will do nothing for the safety interlock or if a TV tuner is not detected.
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For cars equiped with CCC (car's before LCI) you have this :

http://cgi.ebay.de/BMW-TV-Freischalt...ht_2126wt_1167

For cars equiped with CIC (idrive with harddisk) you have this :

http://cgi.ebay.de/BMW-DVD-TV-Freisc...#ht_814wt_1167

This is just the idea of type of part. I don't know the sellers so take care to their notation ! Anyway, I bought one (i don't remember to who) but it worked fine for me !

Thanks for the info. This would be really nice because it looks non invasive but i cant read anything and it would probably cost a lot to get something sent here to the states. I will probably go with the eas solution just looking for something plug and play.
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      10-08-2009, 12:44 AM   #12
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my advice should be to ask them how much it cost to send it to the states ! By the way such module does perhaps exist in the states.... Perhaps a little search would help.

I find nice from the same reason as you and it is...
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By the way it's on this site I bought my module (trough his ebay account, but it's perhaps possible to buy directly from him) :

http://www.diagsoft.de/
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