C5 X7 Aux sockets?

This unit is the NG4 system, made by Harman Becker.
Main Features: DVD, Voice Commands, HighRes Display, 3D Mapping, Bluetooth Hands Free, Independent Phone with MDS Module, SD Card, USB, Jukebox.

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Re: C5 X7 Aux sockets?

Post by qprdude » 03 Mar 2014, 20:05

More or less what I thought. I don't think I'll bother to be honest. Can't see me using it often enough. Can only use it while stationary so not a lot of use to me. As I have a 16 inch laptop I can use for the same purpose it's kind of redundant.
I don't think I had a "choose video" option, but after I get home from my London trip, I might have another fiddle around with it.
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Re: C5 X7 Aux sockets?

Post by Jodyone » 03 Mar 2014, 20:53

qprdude wrote:More or less what I thought. I don't think I'll bother to be honest. Can't see me using it often enough. Can only use it while stationary so not a lot of use to me. As I have a 16 inch laptop I can use for the same purpose it's kind of redundant.
I don't think I had a "choose video" option, but after I get home from my London trip, I might have another fiddle around with it.


I agree. However there are tricks to dodge the "only while stationary" limit; they vary depending on system, but some have done so to successfully use an iPhone satnav, and others to receive a reversing camera video feed.

I've never bothered with it for the same reasons as you- anything I could plug into it already has a better screen. My late 2006 car may feel new to me, but in tech terms it's ancient- the first iPhone came out in 2007!
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