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  1. Not sure if you’ve found your answer yet, but this happened to me when I went from an iPhone 6 to a Xs on an 8000. Have you tried deleting the phone profiles off the 8500 and then re-connect? This is what worked for me.
  2. Factory Backup Cam Not Working

    Already solved the issue. It was indeed the camera not getting voltage... The weird part is I checked vehicle's factory wire and the maestro's wire using my power probe and both getting 6.5v. Then I checked the pin using my multimeter and was getting under 1v. So there was something wrong with the connection at the pins itself, but for some reason the wires on either side was still getting 6.5v. So I tapped into the car's camera power wire directly with the maestro's camera power wire (bypassing just that one pin) and it that solved the issue.
  3. Official AVIC NEX Bypass (AVIC NEX Units Only)

    I just went ahead and installed it. The Pioneer’s parking wire to Maestro’s parking wire(already connected it before I thought about the bypass). The bypass still works without having to ground either of the parking brake wires.
  4. Official AVIC NEX Bypass (AVIC NEX Units Only)

    Will this method work for 8500 with a maestro rr? If it does, do I need to ground both parking brake wires of the unit and maestro’s harnesses?
  5. Factory Backup Cam Not Working

    Picked up an AVIC-W8500 with a Maestro RR for my 2019 4Runner Non-JBL with Navi. After some first initial headaches that have been solved, I’m now running into the issue with my factory backup cam. I have no video feed from the cam at all. I’ll throw the SUV in reverse, the screen will switch, but no feed. I checked with my power probe and it shows that the line is getting 6.5v. A maestro tech had told me that my issue might be the RCA from the maestro itself and should replace it. But before I cut this cable and replace it with a new, is there anything else I can look at that may help solve this problem? Edit: I went ahead and replaced the RCA by cutting the cable from the maestro half of the original length then military spliced the outer wires together and inner wires together. Still no feed. I may have done it wrong. I ordered a new TO2 harness that should be in tomorrow and I hope this fixes it. If it doesn’t, I’ll try to get a new pioneer harness. If that doesn’t work, then I don’t know. Update: Issue resolved.
  6. HDMI w/Chromecast

    google chromecast needs Internet to work. You can setup your smartphone's network settings to have chromecast connect to your phone and still have LTE capabilities, granted you are still connected to a internet source of some sort, but as soon as you leave that internet source, your chromecast will fail. Sorry not sure if that was very clear... But to save you a headache, I suggest not to try. Lol. Hopefully one day Google will push out a firmware so that the chromecast won't need Internet to work or if someone can tweak the firmware to work that way. For now, only hardwiring is the only way I know.
  7. I didn't really care as much for the loss of using video out from my iPhone 5 and now iPhone 6 with these lightning cables since I had USB ports for my AVIC-Z130bt, AVH-8400 and 8000-NEX. So I never really tried to look for a solution. Just a few days ago, I started looking things up on how to improve my system in my vehicles and found something interesting. I found a small box called Kivic One. It pretty much acts like apple's airport but with an HDMI and rca connection. You can use this to AirPlay video to the receiver via the device without losing your phone's Internet capabilities. Pair it with something called MimicsX2 and you'll be able to use the touchscreen on your receiver and it'll show on your phone. It's quite an expensive setup, but I'm willing to dive into it. Has anyone or heard or use this? If so, what are your thoughts?
  8. Nex Traffic Map/radio

    It's horrible. Makes me regret buying the 8000 to replace my z130. Currently on the drive home using the navi to gauge my arrival. The tells me I have one hour left with 15 miles left. With the usual Friday traffic I know and the Google maps I'm running in the background know I only have about 20 mins left. Pioneer needs to partner with someone else.
  9. z110bt --> NEX model connector question

    I want to say yes... But it's been a couple of months since I installed my 8000nex. MMy suggestion is to wait it out for now. Many of us have complaints and issued with the Nex series. IMHO, the Z series are still better.
  10. Route consistency? (8000NEX)

    Agreed. Guidance is terrible. I decided to give the navi one more chance after the 1.06 update. I usually turn on the back to gauge my eta to home. Like a dummy, I decided to follow it instead of my usual route. Well it took me to heavier traffic and extend my drive by 10miles and 30minutes. Like I've said in another topic here, the Z130 did a lot better along with remember the turns I usually make. Feels like I downgraded just to get some features that I thought would be upgrades. Turns out there are plenty of issues on the firmware making the NEX models sub-par compared to the AVIC Z models.
  11. Recalibrate GPS

    Try resetting to factory settings. If that fails, you might have to return and get a new unit it have it replaced/fixed through warranty. IMHO I don't like my 8000NEX's navigation. Even after the 1.06, it guides me to routes I would never take or routes with even heavier traffic. My Z130 was a lot better in terms of navigation and also learned the streets I normally use getting to my house. I'll be sticking to google maps on my iPhone for the time being. Good luck on your unit
  12. bluetooth audio and iphone5/iOS8.0.2

    Unfortunately that is correct. You have to choose one or the other then set the unit accordingly. It's been an issue with the NEX units since before carplay. I stream my music so it's normally set to play through usb. The only time it is troublesome for me is if any of my friends were ride with me and we want to listen to music from their phone, I would have to change the settings to BT AND unplug my phone.
  13. You should be ok to connect it to the blue/white wire. I have my amp and l believe swc-1 connected to that
  14. CarPlay !!! (Reviews, ...)

    Yes it works. I have my iPhone 5 7.1.2 jailbroken and my iPhone 6 on 8.0.2. I posted up a picture on one of these threads too but anyways, Carplay also shows the theme if you have your iphone themed(which IMO is probably the best thing about the update.)
  15. bluetooth audio and iphone5/iOS8.0.2

    Issue with these NEX HU's are that you have to disconnect the iphone from the Lightning cable. It's stupid. Now with that being said 1. Make sure iphone and HU are paired with each other. 2. Settings-->System-->Input/Output Settings-->Smartphone Setup------Now ensure connection is set to "Wireless via BT"