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S3 rear view mirror compass

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by consilio, Dec 3, 2007.

  1. consilio

    consilio Up the owls!

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    Hi,

    Quick question, I notice that there is a compass on the rear view mirror. However mine does not seem to enable when holding the mirrors button in (as per owners manual)

    Is this an optional extra or something?
     
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  3. Staz

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    Yes.

    Also while on the subject of these extras that never appear on extras lists: has anyone got a radio controlled dash clock???
     
  4. JohnS3

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    It's a paid extra which is why you wont be able to turn it on!! You can get on e from the parts dept.
     
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    Unfortunatley they are only radio controlled in Germany, they revert to quartz mode when they don't receive the clock signal.
     
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    No it's an option but I have never seen it on an options list. Don't forget I work in Germany.
     
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    It's not on the options list in the UK. Although I do remember reading a thread about someone driving back from Germany and he noticed the sync icon had switched it's self off. Perhaps it was an 8L S3....
     
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    No you may be right that it only works in Germany but is only fitted to German cars.

    My cousin had a watch years ago that was radio controlled from an atomic clock and the signal came from Germany.

    Strange really. Can't we afford our own?
     
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    We do have our own, England invented it! The transmitter is based in Rugby.
     
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    I was being sarcastc. My apologies though...lowest form of wit and all that.
     
  11. Twizzler

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    The transmitter is in Anthorn up in Cumbria. It was moved from Rugby a while ago. My Casio watch uses it.
     
  12. Boydie

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    pictures of this rear view mirror please?
     
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    It's just crude N/NE/E etc lettering usings red leds.
     
  14. S3IZZO

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    Shows on the DIS so can't see much use for it really.
     
  15. Staz

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    With RNS it may but it doesn't without
     

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