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  1. Why is AUX, BT audio so bad on F11?

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    FM/DAB radio comes through just OK, whereas bluetooth or aux audio comes out pretty faint, and its frequency response is not great. The dealer told me I had the latest BT firmware. Is there a quick fix to it?
  2. BT smart home hub

    BFuk Open Topic
    Hi do any of you use BT home hub? I got connection issues over wifi, too many to mention unless you are a techy and already have experience. Thanks in advance!
  3. 2004 E60 + Dension 500s BT

    The I Section- I-drive, I-pods and I-phones
    Hello! I have recently purchased Dension Gateway 500s BT with intention to fit it in my BMW E60 530i. The car is CD changer prepared, therefore it was meant to be a quick install with little coding. I installed everything, coded CD changer and BT telephone in. Bluetooth connectivity works fine...
  4. Some Advice regarding BT retrofit plz!

    General BMW Discussions
    Hello, I have a BMW e90 2010, it has the bmw radio professional. No usb or BT options, now my car is cd changer prepared and it does have the most wiring when I checked it. My question is, will I require a OEM wiring harness for a bluetooth retrofit? I plan to use for my retrofit: mulf2 usb...
  5. CD43 + Dension bt gateway lite help

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    hello, i decided to not stick a modern head unit in and try to keep something original looking, after searching an old thread from 2015 i found a solution put forward by Zohar about using a Dension bt gateway lite with a cd43 unit, this sounds perfect. iv bought a cd43 unit from ebay, as im...
  6. Dension Gateway 500s BT

    BMW Parts for Sale
    Now sold.
  7. Dension 500S BT installation problem in E61

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi all, today, I installed a Dension 500S BT in my E61 2007 pre-Lci 530D. I simply took the existing CD changer out and replaced it with the Dension. As I understand it, it should work with no coding, as it simply emulates the CD changer. I double checked that I got the light in and light out...
  8. Cannot pair iPhone 6 via BT on 2008 E88 - any advice?

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I just tried for the first time to pair my iPhone 6 with my late 2008 model year E88 125i; the pairing does not complete. BMW technical support tell me the software in the car is too old to recognise the iPhone 6 but an upgrade to the software requires use of iDrive - which is not fitted to my...
  9. No connecteddrive, no BT streaming. Spotify retrofit integration

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi All, I got a 64 plate 116d last week as a company car. I'm a avid Spotify user and have used it for some years now so therefore have no iTunes library as everything is on Spotify. My 116 has no connecteddrive and no BT streaming and doesn't integrate Spotify when used with a y cable. Has...
  10. dension 500s bt - bluetooth works but usb, cdc, aux doesnt

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I have '04 525d e60 and I recently had gateway 500s bt installed. I had it coded bmw independent specialist. My problem is that bluetooth works but aux, usb, cdc doesnt work. Cdc doesnt work even if I switch dension to bypass. I tried different settings of dip switches and reseted dension...
  11. Required: help with installation of the dension gateway 500s BT

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi guys I have an E60 525d 04'. I don't have bluetooth, aux nor usb. There is no sat nav in the car but it has a CD changer in the glove box. I recently bought dension 500s BT (dual FOT) which should enable me to keep the CDC. I got my car coded at a local BMW garage. My problem is that I...
  12. 2005 E46 Coupe with Business Head Unit and integrated BT phone

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hello, sorry to join the forum with a question but I'm a bit puzzled and I'm hoping someone might be able to give me a bit of a helping hand. I'm looking to fit an AUX out( 3.5mm jack) to the car to play my iPhone through the head unit. I just can't seem to find any info about whether it's...
  13. New 4 series order - did I need bluetooth prep to stream audio from android via BT???

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi All, I have just ordered my new BMW. When I ordered my BMW, I gave the sales guy a list of requirements of what I wanted, and for him to spec out the car for me. He said all would be provided, printed out the order form, I signed it and paid for the deposit. On the list of requirements...
  14. E36 BBS 17" BT221 alloys

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hey, I know this is a long shot but one of my BBS BT221 alloys dropped a tyre yesterday and the rim is completely busted after moving off the road on it and I'm having a horrible time trying to find a replacement one so I am wondering if any of you lovely people have an odd one lying around that...
  15. Best way around BT connection issues

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, I have a Samsung S3, the BT issues seem unfixable, so I'm looking to get a cradle and a cheap mobile to fit it. I have a works Sim which I rarely use so I'll leave that in the car permanently. Does this sound like my best option? Sent from my GT-I9300 using Tapatalk 2
  16. Dension 500s BT install on E61

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Just received my new Dension 500s BT Gateway and wondered if anyone else has installed this unit themselves and if they have any guidance or tips??? Gateway 500S BT I am installing it on a 2005 535d E61 with the professional 8.8 inch CCC dual slot display. Original CD changer installed aswell...
  17. Wiring diagram for eject box / BT button

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all Car in question is an 04 E53 X5 D Sport with Nav, TV, Bluetooth etc I'm unable to put the car into Bluetooth pairing mode using the button on the eject box. I went down many avenues ie fuses, removing the ULF module for an hour, various methods of trying to initiate pairing mode etc I...
  18. X3 E83 Business CD / Parrot BT question

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi, I have a 2006 X3 with a Business CD player fitted. I am considering the Parrot 9200 Blue Tooth kit as a retro-fit and I would like to know if the power output / sound quality is comparable with the standard radio. The kit has a 20W (4x5W?) amp but I can't find anything to show what the...
  19. E46 Alpine 511RB + 250 BT. Radio-Phone-Iphone/Pod SkyGo/TV and More

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi All Few pictures of my working E46 Alpine 511RB + 250 BT. Radio CD/DVD BT Phone Iphone/Pod Fully screen display....SkyGo/TV and More Nav- TomTom Hope you like :thumbsup
  20. 2003 E46 325ci - BT Pairing problems?

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Afternoon all, Well after owning my car for nearly 3 weeks and countless attempts to pair my phone, i am no closer. I have used every available piece of info available and am now at my wits end,lol. I have a 2003 E46 325ci sport, and have as i said tried on numerous times to pair my nokia N900...