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  1. actual Maps F900BT

  2. actual Maps F900BT

  3. Better yet... Here's a link to an old thread. Follow the instructions and you should be ok.
  4. Looking for f700bt europe maps

    NaviTotal dot com
  5. I have a "My Flash Disk" that I downloaded in 2017. Not exactly sure what it is, but I have a F700BT so I must've used it for something. I also have the "hybrid-4.001" files if you think that will help. I have a video that may help with this process. Can you suggest somewhere I can upload the files to.
  6. Need Map update for F700BT

    Start here to update firmware: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cyWhmWKnoG0 Here next to update maps: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ma49TYCPxnE I did this, but didn't have to install a third party mod. After I did the firmware update, I copied the new map and poi files to their correct folders and the they worked correctly. Almost forgot... Make sure you back up before you start. You need the backed up files for the firmware upgrade anyway. Since they did a lot of construction in the Pittsburgh area, it's awesome that it doesn't look like I'm driving through someone's back yard now. ...lol
  7. Are you still having problems? I have a F700BT and can maybe help.
  8. AVIC F Series Knob Replacements

    This looked like a dying thread. I just revived it with an order for a black knurled knob for my F700BT. I can't believe that almost 6 years have gone by since you first started making these.
  9. Noob question

    The benefits of 3.0 are posted all over this forum. In my experience, the best things about 3.0 are the touch screen response and the better maps and map graphics. I bought mine at the introductory price of $68.60. $120 is a little steep, but for the touch screen response it may be worth it to you. Your call.
  10. Avic-f700... a couple questions

    The quickest fix I know of would be to copy your music files to a PC. Format your flash disk to FAT32 and copy them back. I'm sure there's probably a way to correct the files on your MAC, but don't know for sure myself. I have a friend that borrows my flash drive and plugs it into her MAC and it always comes back with those funky MAC files on it.
  11. is 3.0 worth buying?

    Yes. Huge improvement just with touch screen response alone. That made it well worth it for me. No more frustrating double touches.
  12. F500BT wiring/installation manual

    I looked on Pioneer's site before I posted, but didn't see any documentation for wiring an amp. After further review, it's there, so definitely go with what madsonp posted.
  13. About to purchase a F700BT, some questions

    1. I'm using about 10GB of a 16GB card, and it takes about a minute and a half until the unit indexes the MP3s. 2. Same as #1. 3. Touch screen only. 4. Slight lag, but nothing too bad. 5. I'm happy with mine. Small quirks but very minor.
  14. F500BT wiring/installation manual

    Try here: viewtopic.php?f=31&t=15359
  15. I'm jumping ship, too

    To be totally honest, I didn't find this forum until after I had already bought my F700BT and after reading about all the problems people are having I thought, what in the world did I get myself into. Now that I've been using it since January of this year, (installed it myself by the way) I really like it a lot. The only trouble I had with my unit was kinda self inflicted. I had an accident a week after I installed it and removed the amp so it wouldn't get stolen while at the body shop, but didn't disconnect the power wire from the battery. When I got the truck back and reinstalled the amp, it wouldn't go past the splash screen. All I did was go into test mode and made no changes and it started running fine again. Not a problem since though. I installed a Boyo reverse camera about a month ago and it works perfectly. I don't know if some of the problems people are having are self inflicted also (maybe hacking or modding), but I haven't done a single hack or mod to my unit, excluding the 3.0 upgrade and reverse camera. I didn't even do the parking brake bypass. I'm completely content with pulling over and setting the parking brake to access the navi settings. I just upgraded to 3.0 (legit) a couple weeks ago and my unit went from good to great. I finally got a blue tooth phone last week (LG CF360) and now I'm having an issue with voice recognition and my contacts, but after reading some posts in the forum it's more an issue with the phone than with the HU. My contacts aren't being synced to the F700 in the correct format. Overall, I'm very happy with the way the unit works. Sure the bootup time is a little slow, but if you look at it like it's a PC booting up (which essentially it is), it's not so bad. I always leave my FM radio as the last selected source and I'm listening to music within about ten seconds and the reverse camera is functional within about 15 seconds after starting the truck. It connects to my BT phone within 2 blocks of leaving my house so I'm ok with that too. Playing music from a SD card is working perfectly. I don't know about the iPod because I can't justify the cost. I'm gonna be 50 this month so maybe that has something to do with it. ...lol I know the people that bought these units when they first came out have a totally legit bitch, but now that we're up to version 3.0 it's a good purchase as far as I'm concerned. Hope this helps in your decision to purchase or not.
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