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      06-11-2008, 02:42 AM   #1
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any dvd or iphone /video module out there ?

i want to be able to play video from an external usb sourse such as an iphone over the nav screen , anyone hear of any solutions for this , perhaps there is a european setting we can change with bmw software to allow us to have the video feature ? can anyone shed some light please ?
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i know that there are some solutions available for playing a movie from a dvd or a play station, but not sure if any specific solutions for an iphone exist.
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      06-11-2008, 03:03 AM   #3
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yeah i wouldnt mind installing an xbox 360 too , what would i have to use for a power souce on that
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yeah i wouldnt mind installing an xbox 360 too , what would i have to use for a power souce on that
I assume you'd mount the 360 in the trunk. There's a big old battery there, and all you'd need is a DC/AC Inverter.
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so how can movie dvds be played in the factory system?
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i know that there are some solutions available for playing a movie from a dvd or a play station, but not sure if any specific solutions for an iphone exist.
I hooked up my itouch n watched music videos in my friends M3 n im getting the same work done with a back up camera n an extra input for anything PS3, Xbox 360.. quality i very good cant wait to get it ...
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I hooked up my itouch n watched music videos in my friends M3 n im getting the same work done with a back up camera n an extra input for anything PS3, Xbox 360.. quality i very good cant wait to get it ...
any idea who makes this system/module for the car?
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Did anyone ever figure out the module or company that makes the part to allowvideo to be played by the navi screen
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      07-11-2008, 02:25 PM   #9
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I hooked up my itouch n watched music videos in my friends M3 n im getting the same work done with a back up camera n an extra input for anything PS3, Xbox 360.. quality i very good cant wait to get it ...

without facts or data, your post is completely useless- thanks for nothing.
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I hooked up my itouch n watched music videos in my friends M3 n im getting the same work done with a back up camera n an extra input for anything PS3, Xbox 360.. quality i very good cant wait to get it ...
How did you do that ? Just hook it up through the usb/ipod hook up. I thought it wasn't possible for North American Cars
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      07-13-2008, 03:53 PM   #12
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can anyone shed some lights , can you even get your iphone to play over idrive with steering controls for that matter ?
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can anyone shed some lights , can you even get your iphone to play over idrive with steering controls for that matter ?
Yes, iphone works fine through iPhone adapter in glove box for me through iDrive.
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      07-14-2008, 01:23 PM   #14
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Yes, iphone works fine through iPhone adapter in glove box for me through iDrive.
The original post was inquiring about being able to watch iphone/ipod videos via the navigation screen.

Not audio files.

BMW offer a TV module for markets outside the USA, however unlike previous generations used in the older E46, it does not have a auxiliary video input, so therefore cannot be used to playback video for auxiliary devices, such as ipods.

The in-dash DVD drive is for navigation data disks only. It does not have any hardware or software mpeg2 decoder, or DVD-Video playback capabilities whatsoever.

The only other option is to use after market. TVandNAV2GO offer something.

It supports auxiliary video input. To switch between the auxiliary video and the i-Drive, you hold the menu button for 3 seconds.

[u2b]<object width="425" height="344"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/DlVCvilOvDc&hl=en&fs=1"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/DlVCvilOvDc&hl=en&fs=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowfullscreen="true" width="425" height="344"></embed></object>[/u2b]

http://www.gnetcanada.com/navvideo-m...gnetbmw356.asp
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