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Will an RNS-E allow BT audio?

Discussion in 'In-Car Entertainment' started by Artimus, Jun 7, 2012.

  1. Artimus
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    [Jun 7, 2012]
    Hi, I need a little audio advice and hope you guys can help.

    I have a Concert II + Bose factory fit stereo in my '09 A3, I also have the MFSW & BT Low prep w\ voice dialing. My iPhone connects to the interface automatically on ignition ..but it doesn't allow for BT Audio (A2DP). I'm considering upgrading the headunit to the RNS-E or a different make entirely, but would prefer a factory unit if the features are rich enough.

    So does the RNS-E allow BT music playback or is it limited to calling functions only, the same as my current system? Also, will my Aerial need upgrading if I go the RNS-E route?

    Thanks.
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    [Jun 7, 2012]
    You can get A2DP if you get AMI and the optional bluetooth dongle

    You will need the newer 193 model RNSE for AMI though (afaik)
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    [Jun 7, 2012]
    Thanks for the reply.

    Will the AMI cable plug into a Concert II headunit or is it RNS-E fit? also important, with the BT dongle will I see track\artist info & be able to select tracks\playlists via the headunit?
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    [Jun 8, 2012]
    okay, thanks Craig.
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