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      06-09-2017, 01:35 AM   #353
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You will need Icom to code the radio.
Thanks the answer. What is exactly the Icom and how can I use?
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      06-09-2017, 02:46 AM   #354
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Thanks the answer. What is exactly the Icom and how can I use?
ICOM is the official BMW coding head not the typical Dcan cable that most people use to code. The programs are usually the same but the Dcan cannot communicate with the radio properly.
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      06-09-2017, 04:36 AM   #355
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ICOM is the official BMW coding head not the typical Dcan cable that most people use to code. The programs are usually the same but the Dcan cannot communicate with the radio properly.
Can I programming or it have only the BMW service? Could you send me a picture how look like this ICOM modul and could you send me a description about the programming method?Thanks for your help.
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      06-09-2017, 07:01 AM   #356
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The method of coding will be the same as with NcsExpert but with the ICOM Head instead of Dcan. You can google ICOM and see what they look like or I can take a picture of mine tonight.
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The method of coding will be the same as with NcsExpert but with the ICOM Head instead of Dcan. You can google ICOM and see what they look like or I can take a picture of mine tonight.
Thank you I will happy that you will sending a picture and some little instruction how can I use the recode.
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      06-19-2017, 06:06 PM   #358
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I didn't realise you could buy a headhunt with bluetooth in. This seems much simpler than adding a bluetooth module and wiring it all in... I think..

Would this head unit work on my 06 car?
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I didn't realise you could buy a headhunt with bluetooth in. This seems much simpler than adding a bluetooth module and wiring it all in... I think..

Would this head unit work on my 06 car?
I can't see why it would not.
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Does anyone know if this would work with a bmw usb hub? I have a hub laying around and a snap in adapter (eject box) so I started pondering.
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A quick dumb question here... Can I use my old mic instead of install a new one? Like a plug and play and coding only. Or I have to wire somewhere through the old mic..I have a logic 7 with build in phone system. I have AUX but I don't have usb.



To be specific:
S639A Preparation f mobile phone cpl. USA/CDN S645A BMW US Radio
S663A Radio BMW Professional
S677A HiFi System Professional DSP
S693A Preparation BMW satellite radio
S694A Provisions for BMW 6 CD changer


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      10-12-2017, 01:53 PM   #362
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your mic now wired to module in trunk
you need to wire it to radio
factory mic wire have disconnectable male/female joint in the passenger footwell, near door
you can buy shielded 3-wire, crimp 2 pins on both sides and then you can rewire this joint to radio
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your mic now wired to module in trunk
you need to wire it to radio
factory mic wire have disconnectable male/female joint in the passenger footwell, near door
you can buy shielded 3-wire, crimp 2 pins on both sides and then you can rewire this joint to radio
Thank for your replay ptpending

Did you mean I need to find out where is the wire in the glove box and clamp on the factory wire and disconnect the old one? You didn't mean that I need to go to the truck to find the module right? Can you show me the photo where it is actually locate at? I am assuming in the glove box fuse panel area not sure which part I should looking at.

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Thank for your replay ptpending

Did you mean I need to find out where is the wire in the glove box and clamp on the factory wire and disconnect the old one? You didn't mean that I need to go to the truck to find the module right? Can you show me the photo where it is actually locate at? I am assuming in the glove box fuse panel area not sure which part I should looking at.

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i forgot that you can code you professional radio in a such way that bluetooth functions will be kept on external module but usb functions will be on radio
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i forgot that you can code you professional radio in a such way that bluetooth functions will be kept on external module but usb functions will be on radio

You mean after reset the module, there is no need for rewire? Just like the old phone bluetooth mic. Function as it used to be? To me it make more sense, since I already have the bluetooth for phone call.

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not reset but code the new radio in a special way
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Can you share the methods? Do you know how to do that? I would really like to know instead of change the wiring to the glove box.
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Can you share the methods? Do you know how to do that? I would really like to know instead of change the wiring to the glove box.
do you have cable for coding and coding software setup ?
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