E90Post
 


N54Tuning.com
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > BMW E90/E92/E93 3-series General Forums > Regional Forums > UK > UK Off-Topic Discussions > iphone 5 specs



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      09-14-2012, 12:33 PM   #45
Frobius
Captain
Frobius's Avatar
United Kingdom
11
Rep
976
Posts

 
Drives: E91 330d M-Sport
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Huntingdon, UK

iTrader: (2)

Garage List
Guys, fear not about the adapter. Firstly, the reason it's so expensive is that the lightning port is an adaptive interface. Basically, depending what you plug into it, the printouts change what they output. Pretty clever stuff really.

The adaptor is essentially an interface which should be able to tell what 30 pin device you've plugged in and call for the right signal from the iPhone. The whole video out not supported is one thing. That's apparently because theyre coming out with an hdmi to lightning connector soon, as well as a VGA to lightning one. The iPod out is not analogue audio, it's for cars that can show the actual iPod interface on their screens. The systems are pretty rare to be honest, although I think BMWs are one of the few manufacturers that actually have this? Analogue audio and iPod out are very different things.

The adaptor is meant to support, charging, control of the phone, digital audio out, USB audio out and of course analogue audio out. Just no video or iPod interface out.

This make sense?

It had me going mental too to be honest but a bit of research and a quick call to Bowers & Wilkins who make my Zeppelin iPod dock cleared it all up.
__________________

57 Sapphire Black E91 330d M-Sport
Privacy Glass // Leather // Heated Seats // Bluetooth // Blacklines // BMWP Gloss Black Grille // Alpine HiFi // LCI Headlights
Appreciate 0
      09-14-2012, 12:34 PM   #46
Frobius
Captain
Frobius's Avatar
United Kingdom
11
Rep
976
Posts

 
Drives: E91 330d M-Sport
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Huntingdon, UK

iTrader: (2)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by gIzzE View Post
Hopefully it is a digital to analogue converter, however, will still fall over in most docks.
Yeah the second part is really the issue now.. And the fact that the adapted adds like an inch and a half to the plug!
__________________

57 Sapphire Black E91 330d M-Sport
Privacy Glass // Leather // Heated Seats // Bluetooth // Blacklines // BMWP Gloss Black Grille // Alpine HiFi // LCI Headlights
Appreciate 0
      09-15-2012, 06:57 AM   #47
makkan00
Major General
makkan00's Avatar
United Kingdom
124
Rep
7,593
Posts

 
Drives: F10
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Essex

iTrader: (48)

If any of you are interested to convert your iphone 4s to iphone 5, here is how to do it

http://itechnow.com/turn-your-iphone...gical-sticker/
__________________
Appreciate 0
      09-17-2012, 05:43 AM   #48
Subzero2003
Captain
9
Rep
665
Posts

 
Drives: E92 335i
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: UK

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by mowflow View Post
I got mine on an 18 month contract for 18 per month. 900 minutes 700 texts unlimited data add on.

I asked the guy in the shop what the 5 would cost and he said "Apple will probably rape you as you usual".
Nice, where did you get your S3 from for 18pm on 18mo contract? That sounds like a phenomenal deal!
Appreciate 0
      09-18-2012, 08:30 AM   #49
kaishang
Colonel
25
Rep
2,198
Posts

 
Drives: 2010 E90 330d
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: London

iTrader: (0)

I'm as as excited about this iPhone as I am about a longhaul flight to Lagos in economy class.
Appreciate 0
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:28 PM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST