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      07-10-2012, 01:53 PM   #23
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tested it today.

I called someone and
ringing came through regular speakers
voice came through regular speakers
had person call me back and ringer came through regular speakers

I stuck my head by the pedals and it all sounded like it came from the HK speakers and nothing was coming from speaker by pedals.

So when will this speaker turn on?

SOS?
I think you are right, I believe it is for the SOS. It would make since that it has its own speaker (maybe backup speaker) in case for some reason you were in a bad enough crash that it messed up your regular audio system.
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      07-10-2012, 08:11 PM   #25
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Cell phone calls with BT comes through the audio system.

The mic should be located above your head somewhere.
My 135i mic is up where the upper light console is.

Hands free calls using a mic and speakers in same environment use echo cancellation to avoid feedback.

BTW, I have no idea what that thing is
Looks much too big to be mic though.
And, it looks like a cheapy paper cone. Doesn't look something to reproduce hi-fi.
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      07-10-2012, 11:16 PM   #26
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Cell phone calls with BT comes through the audio system.

The mic should be located above your head somewhere.
My 135i mic is up where the upper light console is.

Hands free calls using a mic and speakers in same environment use echo cancellation to avoid feedback.

BTW, I have no idea what that thing is
Looks much too big to be mic though.
And, it looks like a cheapy paper cone. Doesn't look something to reproduce hi-fi.
YUP looks like a those paper speakers that you used to see when you first learned to use a screw driver and pulled down your parents old radio. Yes that same small paper speaker.
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When I was setting up the BMWAssist yesterday I noticed that audio seemed to be coming from down low on the drivers side so that make sense. My bluetooth audio quality sounds good and comes from the same speakers as the am/fm/iPod/etc...
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It could be the navigation lady's speaker. She sounds like she's hiding under the dash, so that could be it. Now I have to go and test it!
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Isnt that a speaker dedicated for BMW assist?
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Isnt that a speaker dedicated for BMW assist?
Thats what I am thinking

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It could be the navigation lady's speaker. She sounds like she's hiding under the dash, so that could be it. Now I have to go and test it!
How did your test go? I keep my Nav on mute and rely on the HUD.
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Thats what I am thinking



How did your test go? I keep my Nav on mute and rely on the HUD.
All the navigation info comes from the main speakers...
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Today I was down by the pedals and I looked up and saw this! Does anyone know what this is?


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I think you are right, I believe it is for the SOS. It would make since that it has its own speaker (maybe backup speaker) in case for some reason you were in a bad enough crash that it messed up your regular audio system.
It is for the SOS. I called to set up my BMW Assist today and the sound was coming out of that speaker. Its dedicated for the SOS button. It was very difficult to hear until SOS operator turned it up, since the volume controls are for your internal speakers.
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Thats your RPA speaker. Reverse Park Aid. Usually theres one under the dash, and one somewhere in the package tray area.
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Thats your RPA speaker. Reverse Park Aid. Usually theres one under the dash, and one somewhere in the package tray area.
Thanks but I Don't have any assist feature on my build but it did turn out to be the SOS speaker
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Thanks but I Don't have any assist feature on my build but it did turn out to be the SOS speaker
Ok good to know.
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