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      04-27-2012, 09:23 AM   #11

Drives: 335rwd Dinan S2
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: London, ON

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Originally Posted by jzcrna View Post
I think the cradle should be free. the benefits for me are the rapid charging and better reception an of course the interface .

question do you still get the nice interface on Idrive with only the cradle? ie: thumbs up and down on pandora?
Do you get no charging whatsoever with a Y-cable?

Originally Posted by Feanor View Post
Hang on, I didn't think there were any interface improvements with the Media Cradle? I thought it just gave better signal strength and faster charging, and that just plugging into the USB port also gives all of the other functions.
I beleive the cradle does offer some interface improvements, but none of the info BMW has put out specifies what the differences are and I have yet to see a side by side comparison.