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      07-01-2019, 11:27 AM   #67
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Is there any way to make the steering wheel controls skip to the next track?
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      07-05-2019, 03:39 PM   #68
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I finally had a few responses back. I was ready to pay my $800 for this unit and now its $900 because Carplay is external. I don't feel great about paying that much money for this. Should I be looking at AVIN USA?

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The built-in carplay is not that stable and is hard to get it work for some reason, thatís why we are not gonna doing this anymore if the internal carplay giving issue to our customer. You can just buy the unit and get the wireless carplay dongle on amazon or ebay. I know they selling this for good price.
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      07-06-2019, 09:39 AM   #69
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I finally had a few responses back. I was ready to pay my $800 for this unit and now its $900 because Carplay is external. I don't feel great about paying that much money for this. Should I be looking at AVIN USA?
Just buy it from Aliexpress it's the same machine AVIN are just rebranding ii
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      07-06-2019, 09:52 AM   #70
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Update 20190706 4x4 CA

Hello everybody,

Some updates for my Android Screen:
1. Mine has a 1280x480 resolution
2. Last Issue was resolve,I have receive an updated MCU Version and the issue with the Temperature "Unit of Measurement" is now correct showing Fahrenheit.
Note: Although,the speednometer is still in km and same thing with gas as Liters.
3. Tested CAR and ANDROID on a Road Trip June 28-July 4 (Illinois to Omaha to South Dakota to Minessota to Illinois), No major problem.Waze and Apple Car Play very usefull and have no major issues,all are funtioning.
Please see updated Pics for Car and also some pictures for the back up camera.
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      07-06-2019, 11:11 AM   #71
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Thanks for the update Neil. Order is in.
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      07-11-2019, 08:11 AM   #72
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My order is "processing". I won't have a tracking number until next week. Sounds like I've been had, thinking it was in stock in Canada.
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      07-12-2019, 05:05 PM   #73
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My order is "processing". I won't have a tracking number until next week. Sounds like I've been had, thinking it was in stock in Canada.
Yes, I waited three weeks from 4x4 and then sent them a note and the next day I received a shipping notice. I've called them a couple times for tech advice and they were helpful.
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      07-18-2019, 09:24 AM   #74
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So I received it yesterday. Everything looks pretty good. Came from China. I will be installing it next week.
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      07-28-2019, 04:55 PM   #75
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New E84 owner here! I purchased the AVIN package and finished my install today. Everything went smoothly with a couple of exceptions...

Installed the backup camera and spliced the wires from my reverse lights. This was working for a couple of hours but just went to start my car again and I'm getting no signal. I'm assuming it's because the camera isn't getting enough power from the reverse lights. I've read through this thread and saw that some people are getting power from another source but I'm not sure how or where to run the cable.

I also purchased a front camera but can't find any instructions/tutorials on installing this. Any help would be appreciated!
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New E84 owner here! I purchased the AVIN package and finished my install today. Everything went smoothly with a couple of exceptions...

Installed the backup camera and spliced the wires from my reverse lights. This was working for a couple of hours but just went to start my car again and I'm getting no signal. I'm assuming it's because the camera isn't getting enough power from the reverse lights. I've read through this thread and saw that some people are getting power from another source but I'm not sure how or where to run the cable.

I also purchased a front camera but can't find any instructions/tutorials on installing this. Any help would be appreciated!
Hi,

I'm not an expert but hoping this can help you.
1st issue: Back Up Camera
-You may need to wire it from rear going to the head unit lcd displsy,you can see some wiring diagram on my post on this tread.

2nd issue:Front Dash Cam
My lcd display Android is from 4x4ca,there shiuld be another input rca feim your avin for the dash cam,now once all are wired and connected,you may need to get the pass code for factory set up to enable the dash cam to show on your lcd screen,again I have seen this setting but dis not really proceed as I have a dash cam with display already.

I would recommend reaching to avin to ask support

Goodluck
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Install was very easy. I have to say... this was very much worth getting. The quality of just about everything is fantastic. Super responsive. I haven't played too much with it but DAMN my 2015 M3 with F15 10" screen interface seems old school compared to this. A few little quirks, we'll see if they stick.
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Guys I've got a quirk I can't get rid of:

PULSING NOISE after TURNING OFF CAR. It does NOT GO AWAY until I LOCK THE CAR. Does everyone have this same problem? I did reach out to 4x4Shop and they told me this noise is coming from the OEM BMW Radio and its completely normal. I guess I didn't know this would happen because an audible pulsing through the speakers isn't exactly normal to me. Any help?

Besides this... its fantastic. I was sold an external Carplay adapter because its supposedly superior and more stable. Its a great looking unit.
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Guys I've got a quirk I can't get rid of:

PULSING NOISE after TURNING OFF CAR. It does NOT GO AWAY until I LOCK THE CAR. Does everyone have this same problem? I did reach out to 4x4Shop and they told me this noise is coming from the OEM BMW Radio and its completely normal. I guess I didn't know this would happen because an audible pulsing through the speakers isn't exactly normal to me. Any help?

Besides this... its fantastic. I was sold an external Carplay adapter because its supposedly superior and more stable. Its a great looking unit.
Bulldog,

I've never had this problem or heard of it that I'm aware of..... That's an odd one!

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      08-15-2019, 01:08 PM   #80
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EDIT: From what I understood I only need to connect the red whire from the RCA cable to Camera +12 and I don't need anything else to power the camera. Ground comes from the RCA ground and power from the Camera +12.

Hi,
I just received my headunit (bought from MEKEDE shop on Aliexpress, received in 3 days).

I saw that there's a CAN 1 and CAN 2 connector. One is already connected but the other one is not connected where should I connect it?

I also have a question regarding the back camera
Here's two pics explaining my question
How is this one working for you? , looking at this for our x1. We currently have no screen or I drive.
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