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Forum: Bluetooth 06-02-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,694
Posted By Terry Kennedy
I'm pretty sure you're well past ULFs at that...

I'm pretty sure you're well past ULFs at that point and have Bluetooth in a MOST system. It can probably be re-programmed at the dealer with the latest software. May cost a lot of money if your car...
Forum: Bluetooth 06-02-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,556
Posted By Terry Kennedy
I composed a wonderfully complete post and hit...

I composed a wonderfully complete post and hit "Preview", and this site gave me a "You cannot post to this page" error.

I'm not going to re-create the whole post from scratch, but yes, my...
Forum: Navigation System 03-08-2012, 03:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,011
Posted By Terry Kennedy
I think the previous poster was talking about...

I think the previous poster was talking about cracks for the NavCoder software (full features without buying a license) and missed that we were discussing a defacement of the NavCoder web site.
...
Forum: Bluetooth 03-07-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,623
Posted By Terry Kennedy
I had a similar situation, but in my case I could...

I had a similar situation, but in my case I could pair the Android phone and receive calls, but when I tried to place a call by voice dialing from the car, the phone would call the number but the...
Forum: Navigation System 03-07-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,398
Posted By Terry Kennedy
I believe the MK II had an external GPS receiver...

I believe the MK II had an external GPS receiver which communicated with the NAV computer over the regular data bus. Did you remove the GPS receiver and cables and plug the GPS antenna directly into...
Forum: Bluetooth 02-20-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 18,751
Posted By Terry Kennedy
No idea about TCU's, but the regular ULF says...

No idea about TCU's, but the regular ULF says "Activate Phone" if there's no already-paired phone in range.
Forum: Bluetooth 02-04-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,556
Posted By Terry Kennedy
Just to report back with how this worked out. My...

Just to report back with how this worked out. My older ULF (84-21-6-945-387) was able to receive and answer calls on the Motorola Droid RAZR Maxx (Android 2.3.5), as well as showing the phone book...
Forum: Navigation System 01-17-2012, 12:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,802
Posted By Terry Kennedy
I had no problem getting them to accept a return...

I had no problem getting them to accept a return for the stated reasons:
Forum: Bluetooth 01-15-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,556
Posted By Terry Kennedy
Android phones and ULF?

I have an older ULF (6th generation, if I remember correctly) which I installed when the original Motorola RAZR came out (I started with the v710, but left Verizon over the v710 Bluetooth fiasco).
...
Forum: Navigation System 01-14-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,015
Posted By Terry Kennedy
Yes, correct.[/QUOTE] Are you sure about this?...

Yes, correct.[/QUOTE]
Are you sure about this? It has been a number of years since I tried it, but I put a Europe High disc (left over from someone else's European Delivery) in my E46 / MK IV and...
Forum: Navigation System 01-09-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,802
Posted By Terry Kennedy
Yes, and still for no good reason - it is a pair...

Yes, and still for no good reason - it is a pair of single layer DVDs which together are under 7GB.

East was built from a map database dated July 14,2011 and POI dated July 25, 2011.
West was...
Forum: Navigation System 11-09-2011, 12:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,341
Posted By Terry Kennedy
You could pretend to be the TV tuner. That will...

You could pretend to be the TV tuner. That will give you another menu option labeled "Television" (though you could change the text by making a modified software update disc), and most of the buttons...
Forum: Navigation System 11-01-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,010
Posted By Terry Kennedy
01-59-0-141-891, retail $8.90.

01-59-0-141-891, retail $8.90.
Forum: Navigation System 11-01-2011, 01:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,010
Posted By Terry Kennedy
The OS update disc is only around $10 at the...

The OS update disc is only around $10 at the dealer. If you can't find the part number (it should be in this forum in a number of posts), post a reply and I'll look it up for you.
Forum: Navigation System 10-04-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,172
Posted By Terry Kennedy
I don't know how it works on the TeleAtlas discs....

I don't know how it works on the TeleAtlas discs. On the old NAVTEQ CDs (the whole US was on 1 DVD, so it didn't affect that), the other CDs had major highways for the whole country, and a somewhat...
Forum: Navigation System 10-03-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,172
Posted By Terry Kennedy
The MK IV nav computer can't reliably read...

The MK IV nav computer can't reliably read double-layer DVDs. So the map comes on 2 single-layer discs. Disc 1 is Canada and eastern US (to the Mississippi River, give or take) while Disc 2 repeats...
Forum: Navigation System 09-07-2011, 01:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,558
Posted By Terry Kennedy
There are (I believe) a number of tutorials in...

There are (I believe) a number of tutorials in the forum that discuss it, as well as sometimes providing pre-built navigation computer OS discs to load it from.

For modifying the maps, you can...
Forum: Navigation System 09-06-2011, 11:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,558
Posted By Terry Kennedy
That's a mod that someone made by altering the...

That's a mod that someone made by altering the POI database on the map disc. TeleAtlas aparently has a speed camera POI category (TomToms have one) but it isn't part of the data they provide on BMW...
Forum: Navigation System 09-04-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,558
Posted By Terry Kennedy
I think you're confusing the operating software...

I think you're confusing the operating software with the map disc. The software (update disc) can be purchased at any BMW dealer for around US $8.90 or less (part number 01-59-0-141-891).

If...
Forum: Navigation System 08-27-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,172
Posted By Terry Kennedy
I purchased the 2011 maps fom TeleAtlas, since...

I purchased the 2011 maps fom TeleAtlas, since they have a 30-day return policy. It turns out that the map data on the "2011" discs is from May, 2010. TeleAtlas customer support was very nice and...
Forum: Navigation System 08-20-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,197
Posted By Terry Kennedy
Looks like your dealer wants to charge you list...

Looks like your dealer wants to charge you list price + tax. The official BMW map store (http://store.bmwgpsmaps.com) charges the $199 list price, plus shipping, and usually no sales tax. The part...
Forum: Navigation System 06-04-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,807
Posted By Terry Kennedy
Actually, in 1998 NAVTEQ (then called Navtech)...

Actually, in 1998 NAVTEQ (then called Navtech) proposed transitioning to a vendor-independent format called SDAL (http://www.sdalformat.com/). Looking at the list of "SDAL Partners", it didn't get...
Forum: Navigation System 04-10-2011, 02:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,836
Posted By Terry Kennedy
I have had the opposite experience with NAVTEQ -...

I have had the opposite experience with NAVTEQ - I have been reporting the same error over an over (a reasonably serious one - telling people to "turn left" across a divided highway into a one-way...
Forum: Navigation System 02-05-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,287
Posted By Terry Kennedy
I've had a disc in my MK IV nav computer since I...

I've had a disc in my MK IV nav computer since I got the car (September 2002 - the first month that DVD computers were used) and I haven't had any problems with the drive wearing out. I used to run...
Forum: Navigation System 01-12-2011, 01:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,172
Posted By Terry Kennedy
Official BMW 2011 maps - worthwhile?

I just received the official notification of 2011 map availability - BMW Navigation Map Updates Store (http://store.bmwgpsmaps.com/dataSelection.aspx?ref=2011email3series)

It still seems to be on...
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