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      04-17-2019, 04:15 PM   #397
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Where did you see this information?
go look on 4x4 shop Canada's website. I don't think the 625 is worth the upgrade. It benchmarks the same
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go look on 4x4 shop Canada's website. I don't think the 625 is worth the upgrade. It benchmarks the same
I just went back to that site and the CCC/CIC OEM replacement is $549 with no mention of anything new coming in June for the E90.
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I just went back to that site and the CCC/CIC OEM replacement is $549 with no mention of anything new coming in June for the E90.
it's available for the e70
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it's available for the e70
aha, I have an E90 so doesn't apply to me. I just don't want to buy a piece of junk that I'm going to regret. From my reading between here and XDA it seems like they're all coming from China. The only problem is that when you look on Aliexpress, there's so many different vendors, I don't know which one to choose.
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Thanks guys. I have a 2008 E93 09/07 production so hopefully I can swap in the CIC controller. Even if I have to code it. If you recall any way I can find out more about that please let me know.
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aha, I have an E90 so doesn't apply to me. I just don't want to buy a piece of junk that I'm going to regret. From my reading between here and XDA it seems like they're all coming from China. The only problem is that when you look on Aliexpress, there's so many different vendors, I don't know which one to choose.
it is for the e90. See here
https://4x4shop.ca/product/oem-fit-r...b-multi-media/

a few lines below the price it says
Please select the hardware***(2GB RAM /32GB Storage)
PX6 Android 8.1 with WIFI capability
(Pre-order) Qualcomm Snapdragon with WIFI & 4G capability **arriving in mid-June 2019


ok i see what you mean you have the ccc cic. Im pretty sure it would be available for that too, maybe they just didnt update the page.
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(Nolaman1970) Do you know if there is an easy way to get the CIC functionality without changing all components to CIC from CCC? I ask because I have a 2008 E93 with CCC and would love to have the controller with more quick access buttons. I am guessing that since it connects to the old radio I would still have to use a CCC controller but figured I would ask if you know. P.S. I live in Kenner (brah) and was born in 1970. I assume that may be what the 1970 is in your signature?
Except for some very early CCC systems (I believe 2007) you can swap in a CIC controller for use with a CCC system. It's a direct swap. Do a little digging and you can find out which CCC systems it doesn't work with. You will need the center console trim panel from a CIC car, of course.

I made the swap on my 2008 e90, though I'm using it with my Android head unit and Carplay almost exclusively.
"though I'm using it with my Android head unit and Carplay almost exclusively"

And using it in this way, making the switch to the new controller ends up offering no advantage, correct?

I'm asking because I'd be interested in making this upgrade, but am doing the same thing, using CarPlay 100% of the time on Android head unit.
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Thanks guys. I have a 2008 E93 09/07 production so hopefully I can swap in the CIC controller. Even if I have to code it. If you recall any way I can find out more about that please let me know.
Check this thread. Posts #20 and #28 are especially useful:

https://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=786929
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So Iím really interested in this upgrade and I was about to purchase from AVIN but decided to check the forums first glad I did. From reading all the post Iím getting that the sound quality just isnít there even through the CarPlay interface ? Unless someone has had better results.
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Thanks guys. I have a 2008 E93 09/07 production so hopefully I can swap in the CIC controller. Even if I have to code it. If you recall any way I can find out more about that please let me know.
Check this thread. Posts #20 and #28 are especially useful:

https://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=786929
That looks like what I needed to know. I am going to get a CIC controller to test out.
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