1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Which type of Satnav is this?

Discussion in 'Satellite Navigation' started by jdp1962, Oct 5, 2010.

  1. jdp1962
    Online

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    May 26, 2003
    Messages:
    5,813
    Likes Received:
    29
    Is this an RNS-D or RNS-E?

    It's from a September 2007 B7.

    [​IMG]
    #1
  2. B5NUT
    Offline

    B5NUT Active Member

    Joined:
    Feb 6, 2010
    Messages:
    2,231
    Likes Received:
    10
  3. PH1L
    Offline

    PH1L Gievf Buckets

    Joined:
    Jan 8, 2010
    Messages:
    3,864
    Likes Received:
    0
    rns-e you dont want an rns-d
    #3
  4. jdp1962
    Online

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    May 26, 2003
    Messages:
    5,813
    Likes Received:
    29
    What is the difference between the two?
    #4
  5. NHN
    Offline

    NHN Modmetractor Site Sponsor

    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2008
    Messages:
    27,217
    Likes Received:
    29
    RNS-D is rubbish incomparison, not gonna list all the differences, but take our word for it.
    #5
  6. jdp1962
    Online

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    May 26, 2003
    Messages:
    5,813
    Likes Received:
    29
    I've bought this car, and am collecting it this coming Saturday. In addition to the RNS-E, it also has a glovebox-mounted OEM CD-changer.

    Am I right in thinking that the CD-changer occupies the auxiliary input, and that I will not be able to install the iPod adapter that have in my current car?
    #6
  7. s8craig
    Offline

    s8craig Active Member

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2005
    Messages:
    1,562
    Likes Received:
    5
    Should be a straight swap if you have the Ipod tray in your current car. The Ipod and the CD use the same interface.
    #7
  8. jdp1962
    Online

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    May 26, 2003
    Messages:
    5,813
    Likes Received:
    29
    So it's one or t'other but not both, yes?
    #8
  9. NHN
    Offline

    NHN Modmetractor Site Sponsor

    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2008
    Messages:
    27,217
    Likes Received:
    29
    Problem is the ipod interface is crap unless you have the newer ami on the mk2 rns-e units which are substantially more expensive, I would just stick with SD cards that are used behind the motorised flip down screen mate.
    #9
  10. jdp1962
    Online

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    May 26, 2003
    Messages:
    5,813
    Likes Received:
    29
    Hey, that's great, I didn't realise it had an SD card slot. Any idea if it will play AAC files, or will I have to reformat all my stored music as mp3 files before I copy them to an SD card?
    #10
  11. NHN
    Offline

    NHN Modmetractor Site Sponsor

    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2008
    Messages:
    27,217
    Likes Received:
    29
    MP3 only & there are 2 slots behind screen which can take 2-4GB cards with an estimated max 512 files on them, cant use SDHC, has to be SD only.
    #11
  12. jdp1962
    Online

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    May 26, 2003
    Messages:
    5,813
    Likes Received:
    29
    Thanks, NHN. I now know what I need to do.
    #12
  13. jdp1962
    Online

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    May 26, 2003
    Messages:
    5,813
    Likes Received:
    29
    You have PM
    #13

Share This Page