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  1. #1
    terrymcg's Avatar
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    Nov 2006
    West Lothian

    Adding a TV to RNS-E

    I have just installed an RNS-E unit into my A3, what a difference and what an excellent MOD!

    I am after finding out what I need to do to get a TV running through it? Does anyone know of an aftermarket tuner that will work ok with it? Where do you get the power from? Does the RNS-E supply everything for the tuner?

    I seen a posting earlier about a tuner you can get from maplin, but there were no responses to the post, so I am kind stuck!

    I have looked through quite a bit of the forum but to no avail.

    So looking forward for some responses that may send me in the right direction!


    Also anyone that has a tv tuner, whats the reception like while moving?

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    Oct 2004
    Herts, UK
    You can either go for a the official Audi TV tuner, or the Dietz 1417 or 1280 models which I understand is a bit cheaper. They sell on eBay for a little over £100 from what I've seen.

    I think Craigyb may also offer the TV installation as well - find him in the memberlist and send a PM!

    I'm surprised you couldn't find anything on - there's a thread under the Quick Links. Click here to view it.
    2004 A3 Sportback 2.0TDI SE, RNS-E Sat Nav SW0650 TMC, 17" Star Alloys, Xenons, DIS, Rear Mats & Sunblind, Alu trim, Ebony Black pearlescent
    2006 Honda Accord EX i-CTDI, Arctic Blue, Leather, Sat Nav, XCarLink

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    Very poorly A3 at the moment..........

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    Oct 2006
    Tv reception is very intermittent with signal you can recieve - sorry for stating the obvious!! but if you get a good reception it is great.
    Although i did drop the biggest boll@ck with this option - you just hardly use it!!

    I got it cos i drive and work all over the uk and between meetings and appointments i thought it would be handy and also in motorway delays etc
    but in motorway queue's its a pain in the a@se as the speed threshold is set so low its really difficult to keep it on and crawl so it turns on and off and gets annoying!!
    And i resisted the urge to get it unlocked as, for me, that had disaster wriitten all over it!!

    And 700 quid.........what a joke - they saw me coming!! get a power supply fitted and buy a flat screen and get the mrs to hold it!!!
    Audi A3 2.0T Quattro S-Line SE, Phantom Black, SatNav, TV, Bose, CD Changer, Cruise Control, Heated Front Seats, Lumbar Support, Interior Light Pack, MFSW, Rear Floor Mats!!!!
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