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RNSE tv tuner

Discussion in 'Satellite Navigation' started by Triple.O.G, Feb 24, 2011.

  1. Triple.O.G
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    [Feb 24, 2011]
    Guys I think iv asked this before months ago but cannot find it when I search.

    I have an RNSE at the moment and want to add a tv tuner to it, what do I need and is it a big / expensive job?

    Please dumb it down abit and links to parts or a guide would be awesome.

    Cheers dudes :)
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    +1. Thinking about doing this after installing bluetooth. Just like Triple.O.G i just wanna how difficult it is to install..ie where do aerials go etc. Any links guides would be much appreciated. Thanks in advance
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    [May 13, 2012]
    Wouldn't mind an answer of this too, TV option is listed in the manual, didn't realise this was an official Audi option?
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    [May 13, 2012]
    Id go for a Multimedia Adapter (Kufatec Multimedia Interface or eBay special, just search for RNS-E Multimedia) as well as a DVB-T freeview box.

    Ive installed a few of these for customers as well as windscreen antennas that stick to the inside of the windscreen behind the rear view mirror.
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    [May 13, 2012]
    Thanks for that

    Wonder if anyone knows if the official Audi part is a digital tuner? Also as far as needing an extra aerial, does the factory fitted shark fin not pick up the signal? Not sure I would want more aerials on the car, how is fitted by Audi as OEM?
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    [May 13, 2012]
    Jb0o, of those you have fitted what is the quality like, can it be watched whilst the vehicle is moving?
    I never saw this as a factory option, surprised to see there was an Audi official part?
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    [May 13, 2012]
    Yep it was a option. You will need VIM (video in motion) for it to work while working.

    Jonny can advise better than me if im incorrect ;)
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    [May 13, 2012]
    The official audi digital/analogue TV tuner for A3/TT is an 8J0 919 148 it uses 4 antennas in a diversity array for best signal

    You would be required to replace your existing radio only antenna boosters with radio/TV boosters to get a good signal.

    Also a wiring loom for the antenna boosters to the TV tuner and another loom from the TV to the RNS-E

    The sharksfin is for GPS/GSM only and FM/AM in older cars.
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    [May 13, 2012]
    Sounds like quite an expensive mod, tuner, new aerials, VIM, re-coding, install costs, anyone got any ballpark figures and quality of the end product!!
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    [May 13, 2012]
    P.S car is brand new so latest shark fin aerial I presume is still GPS/GSM/Radio only!!
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    Brand new car will be GPS/GSM only at best.
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    [May 19, 2012]
    As the tv tuner seems quite cost prohibitive, what would it be to enable RNS-E to play video on the screen from a video iPod?
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    [May 19, 2012]
    I'm not sure thats even possible anyway.
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    [May 20, 2012]
    Really I thought it was, maybe I've only seen it on the Alpine setup!!
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