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    Fakra connections on RNS-E Sat-nav

    I noticed that my RNS-E has two Fakra inputs on the back panel.

    Am I right in thinking one is the radio aerial and one is the GPS antenna?

    If so, which one is which?
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    GPS antenna is a totally different one. 1 is for the radio and the other looks for the traffic reports
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    Quote Originally Posted by pjmspeedy View Post
    GPS antenna is a totally different one. 1 is for the radio and the other looks for the traffic reports
    Thanks, Paul. Does it matter which is which?

    (Oh, and have you got a tracking number for me>)
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    I'm pretty sure it doesn't no. PM'd you
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    Quote Originally Posted by pjmspeedy View Post
    I'm pretty sure it doesn't no. PM'd you
    No problem. Any chance you can answer this question, too? It's a bit quiet on the ICE front today.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jdp1962 View Post
    No problem. Any chance you can answer this question, too? It's a bit quiet on the ICE front today.
    Can't remember of the top of my head but I have actually wrote with marker pen on mine to remind me which way up/which side they go. Am away from home currently so will have to check when next back unless someone else posts in the mean time.
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    They will only go in properly one way, you'll here the click as the springs release. It's the most half arsed release system I've ever used on a radio. I struggled for ages with mine, even when they were the right way round.
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