Adding a tuner / dvd to my satnav - MINI Cooper Forum
Go Back   MINI Cooper Forum > MINI Technical Forums > MINI Interior & ICE > First Generation Interior & Ice


First Generation Interior & Ice
Find Sponsor products associated with this forum
First generation MINI interior 2001 - 2006

Mini2.com is the premier Mini Cooper Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2010 JCW Satnav DVD drive noisy hernibles Second Generation Interior & Ice 3 Jul 3rd, 2013 05:35 PM

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old May 1st, 2007, 10:14 PM
MINI2 Regular
Offline
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 72
Local Time: 03:44 AM
England View james 3200's Classified Ads
Adding a tuner / dvd to my satnav

Hi,

Cant believe i have not found this forum before.. So much useful info

I was wondering if i could connect a standard tv tunerfor cars as you find on ebay on to my factory 52 plate satnav? Plan was then to use a cable to connect from the tv tuner into a dvd player..

Any ideas or tips / alternatives. I have seen setups for minis to convert it over, but they are way too expensive

Cheers,
James
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old May 2nd, 2007, 05:25 AM
rkw
MINI2 Senior
Offline
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: San Francisco, CA
Posts: 664
Local Time: 07:44 PM
United States View rkw's Pepper White & Black 1st Gen MINI Cooper Convertible Profile
There are aftermarket units that allow you to display an arbitrary video source (TV, DVD, game player) on the SatNav screen. Here is one vendor (there are several): http://www.gnetcanada.com/navvideo-overview.asp. The device is simply a video switchbox that allows selecting the Nav computer or a video aux as the input to the SatNav screen. Even MINI has a video switchbox, meant for the OEM rear view camera, but its connectors are not standard RCA. You'll need to feed audio into the stereo's aux input.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old May 2nd, 2007, 07:05 AM
MINI2 Regular
Offline
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 72
Local Time: 03:44 AM
England View james 3200's Classified Ads
Thanks for the reply,

That does sound like a good option, will the one in the states work on my UK mini? Also anyone know of a UK vendor?

Reading the description this device is needed before i can connect up a tv tuner to the satnav?

So it would go inline with the satnav, tv tuner connected to this module, and then i can add a dvd player if i wanted.

Dont really want to spend more than 300 all in, anyone point me in the right direction???

Cheers,
James
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2010 JCW Satnav DVD drive noisy hernibles Second Generation Interior & Ice 3 Jul 3rd, 2013 05:35 PM

» Recent Threads
Manic Tune
Today 01:45 AM
Last post by Indie Mini
Today 01:45 AM
0 Replies, 4 Views
ClubMINI Queensland FaceBook Page
Yesterday 10:46 PM
by mowog
Last post by mowog
Yesterday 10:46 PM
0 Replies, 56 Views
Changing indicator lens from orange to white
Yesterday 07:44 PM
Last post by Irish Viking
Yesterday 07:44 PM
0 Replies, 87 Views
Wheelarch carpet liner
Yesterday 07:14 AM
Last post by Angib
Yesterday 06:48 PM
2 Replies, 189 Views
Need Help Removing Interior Trim On Mini R56
Jul 26th, 2014 03:51 PM
by Quinnn
Last post by SteveM3
Yesterday 04:37 PM
1 Replies, 352 Views
Union Jack wing mirrors on Pepper White?
Jul 31st, 2014 08:52 PM
Last post by Irish Viking
Yesterday 04:21 PM
10 Replies, 322 Views
One 2002 Starts On 5th/6th Attempt
Yesterday 02:38 PM
by omri617
Last post by omri617
Yesterday 02:38 PM
0 Replies, 142 Views
2007 Cooper S "Timing Chain Tensioner Defect"
Feb 14th, 2014 09:49 AM
by igooba
Last post by EfficientDynamics
Yesterday 02:01 PM
9 Replies, 2,115 Views
oil light on after clutch change
Yesterday 01:48 PM
Last post by flying clutchman
Yesterday 01:48 PM
0 Replies, 131 Views
2014 Mini -- ERROR MSGS, SHUTDOWNS, NO ANSWERS AFTER 9 WEEKS IN SHOP
Yesterday 01:13 PM
Last post by The Nun
Yesterday 01:46 PM
1 Replies, 177 Views
JCW Newbie Needs Advice!
Jul 31st, 2014 08:56 PM
Last post by LA3195
Yesterday 01:42 PM
4 Replies, 259 Views
2014 Mini -- error msgs, shut downs while driving, no solutions after 9 weeks in serv
Yesterday 01:26 PM
Last post by Majormini
Yesterday 01:26 PM
0 Replies, 127 Views
Chirping noise driving me mad!
Jul 31st, 2014 09:43 PM
Last post by The Nun
Yesterday 12:55 PM
3 Replies, 273 Views
PANORAMIC SUN ROOF ISSUES -I'm in talks with Mini Head Office UK PLEASE READ/CONTACT
Nov 19th, 2013 09:36 AM
by LadyUK
Last post by LadyUK
Yesterday 12:13 PM
40 Replies, 9,116 Views
How long does an order take
Jul 31st, 2014 12:47 PM
Last post by The Nun
Yesterday 09:39 AM
3 Replies, 267 Views
Mini Cooper Clubman Power Loss
Jul 19th, 2014 04:14 PM
Last post by The Nun
Yesterday 09:28 AM
4 Replies, 577 Views
Sorts of Life Insurance Policies
Yesterday 09:27 AM
by Quvyl
Last post by Quvyl
Yesterday 09:27 AM
0 Replies, 151 Views
How much do you pay in insurance?
Jul 24th, 2010 03:01 PM
Last post by baldeagle
Yesterday 08:50 AM
84 Replies, 29,141 Views
Wheels fit all models?
Yesterday 07:22 AM
Last post by Angib
Yesterday 08:23 AM
1 Replies, 156 Views
» Premium
» Auto Insurance
Wheel & Tire Center

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.1

All times are GMT. The time now is 02:44 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2