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  1. Wow, as a biker myself I wouldn't install this in a motorcycle, sounds silly to me. These radios definitely aren't designed for water, and I can't imagine using these with direct sunlight. On top of that, you're giving up a beautiful capacitive touchscreen on your phone to use a resistive touchscreen on the avic. Definitely a downgrade. Personally, I would just use a RAM mount for your phone and pair that up with some newer comm technology such as the PacTalk Bold. This would give you all your OK google and voice activation type of controls, and even allows for multiple audio channels (for instance, you could have DMC communication with your buddies and have music in the background, or even share your music WITH your riding buddies) Still, I know we put a lot of value in the cosmetic stuff we do to our bikes, and having a big screen does add to the cool factor. It's just that I'm a tech nerd at heart, and installing an avic in my bike is a step backwards not forwards On the flipside, if you really wanna use something on your bike, I'd consider something like the 8" modular unit as listed here https://www.pioneerelectronics.com/PUSA/Car/NEX/DMH-C5500NEX. This at least would give you a much nicer capacitive touchscreen and an even larger size. In regards to what can you do with the setup you mentioned above, I'm not sure there's a whole lot people here will respond to. It's basically just a radio that does radio stuff, if you know what I mean PS- Nice looking bike!
  2. Hey guys, quick question. Some of the Pioneer models have touch buttons instead of physical buttons for the volume and stuff, for example this one here: https://www.pioneerelectronics.com/PUSA/Car/NEX/DMH-C5500NEX I was just wondering what happens during video playback...does the video go into fullscreen mode? Or are the radio controls still there on the left side overlapping? What about when using maps or other tools? Hoping someone has seen one in person Thanks!
  3. Will C5500NEX need a bypass?

    I assumed so. I've never used android auto before, what does a lockout look like on android auto? Can you enter addresses into google maps etc?
  4. Will C5500NEX need a bypass?

    I've got some older avic devices that all needed bypasses... But I'm curious about the newer devices that do not have built in maps. Even though the devices such as the C5500NEX uses android auto and carplay will it still lock itself out when in motion?
  5. avic-8400nex or avic-8500nex

    Haha, thanks guys for the info. Is it safe to assume the 8400 can't be updated to the weblink 8500?
  6. avic-8400nex or avic-8500nex

    Looking to upgrade my older Avic unit, and just wondering if anyone knows the differences between the newest model and the last model? Is the price premium worth it? Thanks to all the experienced Avic people keeping this site alive!
  7. It looks like the link now shows that 2017 maps are now available for the 130, is this true? If so I may have to see if I can find it. I'd love to be able to keep my nag screen hack though! EDIT: Nevermind I see your post in the other section now For those of you that stumble across this old post check out the hacks/mods section !
  8. dash cam integration?

    Has anyone done any sweet dash cam integrations? I see all these cams with screens nowadays but to be honest I'd rather just hook it up to my avic. Just wondering what you guys have come up with?
  9. use z-series harness on NEX?

    no worries! Thanks for the info. At least I know what I'm up against when I pick it up
  10. use z-series harness on NEX?

    Hey guys, I'm on my 3rd Avic unit over the years, starting from the N1 all the way up to the z130. I've been lucky enough to keep swapping head units without the need to change the wiring harness (I did a very nice soldering job lol). I'm looking at getting the 8200nex now, and was just wondering if I will be able to do the same thing, basically just plug and play. Realistically, I don't mind installing a new harness, but the last couple units I've crossed into the USA (I live in Canada) to purchase, and it's nice to drop it in the dash before coming back through customs Thanks!
  11. I know this thread is super old, but some of my xm logos are out dated on my Z130bt. Is there a new logo file I'm missing?
  12. Z140BH start up noise

    Is the screen moving in or out at all? If not, can you move it in and out if you do it manually? I'm just wondering if the unit is trying to move the screen and it's binding somewhere. I've fixed a few avics that had this issue.
  13. Hey fellas, I have a z130 that I updated thanks to this site to the 2015 z140 maps if I remember correctly. I'm just wondering though, are there any other updates available? Are 2016 maps available, even as a purchase? I looked on ebay and couldn't really find anything newer than 2015 so I thought Id post here in case I'm losing my mind Thanks!
  14. Hey folks Quick question for the pros out there coming from the avic-z series. I've had a few avics over the years, and the last couple ones used the same wiring harness. That allowed me to install my z130 without having to resolder the wires. I don't mind doing that, but to be honest I sometimes drive down south of the border (I'm canadian) and do a swap before coming back over the border to help with customs Just wondering if I need to take my soldering stuff with me, or if the new nex8100 will use the same wiring harness as my z130? Thanks for your time!
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