Audio / Sat Nav - To updgrade or not to Upgrade

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Audio / Sat Nav - To updgrade or not to Upgrade

Post by TonyB » Wed May 08, 2024 2:09 pm

Hi all,

So my E46 B3S 's sat nav screen is now pixelated (is that a word?) and the question is to either have a screen repaid carried out (prefer to repair my own rather than buy a secondhand off ebay) OR fit a replacement provided by Baris of Carphonics, which looks the same when off, but has all of the modern technology. ... sion-copy/

Any thoughts? Does it turn a buyer off as it's no longer stock or a modern compromise?

Any comments would be appreciated.

Tony B

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Re: Audio / Sat Nav - To updgrade or not to Upgrade

Post by Fast3000 » Wed May 08, 2024 7:47 pm

It depends on your objective. If you want to keep the car and enjoy modern tech there are many options (and better then the carphonics setup) e.g. Alpine ILX 705e46. I don't think Alpina buyers having a pixelated stereo on the top of their list of deal breakers...But I could be wrong :shock:
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Re: Audio / Sat Nav - To updgrade or not to Upgrade

Post by JohnW » Thu May 09, 2024 1:25 am

I fitted the Android screen in my E92 and haven’t looked back.
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