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Old 02-12-2019, 07:57 AM
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These don't have internet on them already do they? I thought I had read that the Linkswell had internet with it somehow, but a service provider wasnt needed? I would think they will connect to the internet once your close to a router though?

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Can you change what's displayed, like where the tach and speedo are can you run torque pro there? that would be a huge selling point for me.
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These don't have internet on them already do they? I thought I had read that the Linkswell had internet with it somehow, but a service provider wasnt needed? I would think they will connect to the internet once your close to a router though?
They will connect to WiFi router if in range or use your phone as a hotspot.
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Just to clarify, this still doesn't have native XM? I'm seeing XM icons on the the photos above, but I'm gonna assume thats the app.
Will all factory features be retained?

Most features from the factory, like steering wheel control, backup camera, Bluetooth phone calls, etc, are retained. For many Chevy, GMC, Cadillac, Infiniti, and Ford vehicles, the OEM UI may also be displayed and controlled on the head unit screen, thus retaining almost all factory features, including SXM radio, OnStar® and SYNC®. However, currently, without additional module(s) most other Android head units may not have SXM radio. SiriusXM Commander Touch™ may be used to get satellite radio; alternatively, Sirius app for Android may be used with Internet connection. iDatalink Maestro ADS-MRR Interface Module may be used to retain SYNC®, OnStar®, Uconnect®, etc. Voice control can also be
. We have yet to map a steering wheel switch to activate the feature. Sometimes, factory AUX input is also lost.

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I'm almost there... Does the device have video outputs to stream video to the external screens?
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Originally Posted by testerdennis View Post
Will all factory features be retained?

Most features from the factory, like steering wheel control, backup camera, Bluetooth phone calls, etc, are retained. For many Chevy, GMC, Cadillac, Infiniti, and Ford vehicles, the OEM UI may also be displayed and controlled on the head unit screen, thus retaining almost all factory features, including SXM radio, OnStar® and SYNC®. However, currently, without additional module(s) most other Android head units may not have SXM radio. SiriusXM Commander Touch™ may be used to get satellite radio; alternatively, Sirius app for Android may be used with Internet connection. iDatalink Maestro ADS-MRR Interface Module may be used to retain SYNC®, OnStar®, Uconnect®, etc. Voice control can also be realized with Google Voice Search. We have yet to map a steering wheel switch to activate the feature. Sometimes, factory AUX input is also lost.
I appreciate the response, but I'm still not clear. I have a basic sync system with a 4" screen. If I get this unit, will it us my existing SXM tuner? The information provided on their website is vague and leaves the door open for some configurations to not work properly. From what I've gathered, the unit itself does not have SXM capability, and will either rely on an 3rd party hardware tuner like the Commander Touch, or I guess in some cases the cars own equipment. I'm just trying to find out if I will retain sync with my basic 4" sync system, or if I'm gonna have to look into a 3rd party tuner.
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I appreciate the response, but I'm still not clear. I have a basic sync system with a 4" screen. If I get this unit, will it us my existing SXM tuner? The information provided on their website is vague and leaves the door open for some configurations to not work properly. From what I've gathered, the unit itself does not have SXM capability, and will either rely on an 3rd party hardware tuner like the Commander Touch, or I guess in some cases the cars own equipment. I'm just trying to find out if I will retain sync with my basic 4" sync system, or if I'm gonna have to look into a 3rd party tuner.
The new gen 3 phoenix headunit retains the entire sync system. All modules remain untouched in the dash. The only functionality you lose if the cd player. Everything else, xm, radio, etc will function as stock. Same with steering wheel controls.
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Thank you!
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I know the viewable area is 12.1 inch. could someone please measure LxW for the screen area
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