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Old 03-17-2018, 11:36 AM
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I hate to break it to you but nothing could perform more poorly than Sync3. While it is an improvement over Sync2/MFT, it still sucks.

I recently installed one of these and really have no complaints other than some cosmetic behavior I would like to change. I have no complaints about what the unit can or can't do.
Sync3 is easily one of the most intuitive and reliable systems on the market - especially compared to UConnect, EnTune, and MyLink.
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Old 03-17-2018, 11:52 AM
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Sync3 is easily one of the most intuitive and reliable systems on the market - especially compared to UConnect, EnTune, and MyLink.
And yet it still lame. OEMs systems are far too appliance like, and closed ended.
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Best of luck...my Phoenix experience (and others) was not very good, waiting for the Linkswell product - https://www.f150forum.com/f30/tesla-...3/#post5528483

Due to the time difference in Asia customer service was spotty and always 24hrs delayed.

Keep us updated...
The Linkswell unit has now been released. ADC Mobile sells them. I spoke with Walter, National Sales Manager at Linkswell, and he told me that ADC was one of the only authorized online dealers. I asked him about the phoenix and how the price was so much lower. He said the hardware may or may not be the same but "good luck" with the software. He told me linkswell designs all of their software in house and is in no way affiliated with Phoenix nor do they sell any equipment to them. He said the Phoenix was full of bugs. I hope it all works out.

https://www.adcmobile.com/product/t-...ts-fdpu12-rr8/

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There is nothing in the software that would make me pay 3x as much for the same hardware and functionality. Linkswell is not manufacturing anything, they are reselling. I wouldn't be surprised if it isn't manufactured by the same exact manufacturer.

I already have the Phoenix unit and it may not be perfect, but nothing ever is. I am very satisfied with what I have and the price.
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I have two buddies that have them one is a f150 the other is a dodge... both love them..
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There is nothing in the software that would make me pay 3x as much for the same hardware and functionality. Linkswell is not manufacturing anything, they are reselling. I wouldn't be surprised if it isn't manufactured by the same exact manufacturer.

I already have the Phoenix unit and it may not be perfect, but nothing ever is. I am very satisfied with what I have and the price.
That's great to hear! How's the startup time? Does the backup camera come on immediately if you start the truck and put it in reverse?
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That's great to hear! How's the startup time? Does the backup camera come on immediately if you start the truck and put it in reverse?
The startup could be faster. This is a problem with all Android HUs with the PX3 processor. The Tesla unit provides the backup camera output almost immediately. The HU boots in about 20 secs.

When they move to a PX5 processor, startup should drop to about 2 seconds.
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So it is shipped.... Whoohoo!! I am hoping that I can add a camera to it...



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The startup could be faster. This is a problem with all Android HUs with the PX3 processor. The Tesla unit provides the backup camera output almost immediately. The HU boots in about 20 secs.

When they move to a PX5 processor, startup should drop to about 2 seconds.
Wow, that's a huge leap forward! Any idea when they will be using the PX5?
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Ohhhh Nooooooo!!! they shipped it to my house....... My wife will find out sooner than i wanted her to.... I did ask for them to ship it to my work... it is coming from China Hong Kong to be exact...
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