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Thank you for helping me mate. I have managed to succesfully update mmi box with v2.0.B0.mod custom software without flashing MCU. I used old USB 1GB stick (fat32 formated) and it works like a charm. However, after flashing software I got message "Update completed. Rebooting..." and I thought it should automatically reboot. After it was stuck on that message for 10mins (out of fear I dont brick it, I left it that way for a while), I have manually rebooted it with holding BACK button, and it worked superb.

I have only one question, since I didnt had this option before. What does "Reverse Camera Alternative on|off" do exactly since I am running aftermarket camera?

Per Bimmertech:

"In some cases, even though the Reverse Camera has been set to Aftermarket and the Manual
Gearbox has been set to no the reverse camera will still not fire up correctly. In such a case, it may be
necessary to toggle the Reverse Camera Alternative setting to on."

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Need your help guys. Been outta the loop for a while. I have an Andream version 1 with custom firmware, it's great and no complains. I'm in the market for another one now and i want to buy it with ease so I'm gonna buy one on Amazon. Question, what's the best one? The carlinkit or the Roadtop version?
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Need your help guys. Been outta the loop for a while. I have an Andream version 1 with custom firmware, it's great and no complains. I'm in the market for another one now and i want to buy it with ease so I'm gonna buy one on Amazon. Question, what's the best one? The carlinkit or the Roadtop version?
The Carlinkit version will allow you to flash the custom firmware but the RoadTop version will not. Besides that the native firmware and features will be much the same.
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The Carlinkit version will allow you to flash the custom firmware but the RoadTop version will not. Besides that the native firmware and features will be much the same.
Fuu I finally pulled the trigger and got the RoadTop. I didn't realize it can't do the custom firmware! That's it, I'm just getting the Andream from Ali.

But from what I'm seeing, the "B" version Andream is not compatible either? So if I order and receive a B version, am I out of luck on the future custom firmwares?

I do see the A sku listed on this Andream listing..I'll have to buy it here and hope that it actually comes with version A.

https://www.android-car-dvd.com/coll...32066140471432

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The Carlinkit version will allow you to flash the custom firmware but the RoadTop version will not. Besides that the native firmware and features will be much the same.
Fuu I finally pulled the trigger and got the RoadTop. I didn't realize it can't do the custom firmware! That's it, I'm just getting the Andream from Ali.

But from what I'm seeing, the "B" version Andream is not compatible either? So if I order and receive a B version, am I out of luck on the future custom firmwares?

I do see the A sku listed on this Andream listing..I'll have to buy it here and hope that it actually comes with version A.

https://www.android-car-dvd.com/coll...32066140471432
I don't know that there will be another custom firmware version now that all of the vendors have added the missing features.

It was those missing features, e.g. AA widescreen support and using oem bluetooth connection for calls, etc. that drove the need for a custom option. Now all of the vendors offer these features.
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I don't know that there will be another custom firmware version now that all of the vendors have added the missing features.

It was those missing features, e.g. AA widescreen support and using oem bluetooth connection for calls, etc. that drove the need for a custom option. Now all of the vendors offer these features.
Makes sense, thanks. Guess I'll get the Andream since it's the cheapest anyway and hope for the best!

edit: damn they replied saying they have EW-BMCP-NBT04X. Is there any vendor that we know sells the A version still?

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Makes sense, thanks. Guess I'll get the Andream since it's the cheapest anyway and hope for the best!

edit: damn they replied saying they have EW-BMCP-NBT04X. Is there any vendor that we know sells the A version still?
I believe that Carlinkit is the only one.
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Hello guys, I've just got my MMI box installed and noticed two issues I am trying to figure out:
1. Sometimes when I get in the car the CarPlay isn't connected automatically and I should reconnect it again manually which is very annoying.
2. Sometimes when hold the iDrive button to open Siri the MMI box just freeze and restart. (This one is really rare but happened couple of times already when I am using the MMI box for more than 1 hour).

I believe this could be fixed if I update the software but can't understand exactly which version I should pick for my unit:

SDK Version: 25.0.0.7.0.0.2.0
CUST Version: B2_V1.2.0_t
MCU Version: 20.10.22.16
HW Version: BMW_NBT2

It would be really helpful if someone explain all these versions and what I should to looking for, thanks in advance
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I believe that Carlinkit is the only one.
Thanks. I just bought this one on Amazon but just noticed that it says WIRED Carplay, but comments and questions do mention that it supports wireless. I wasn't aware of a "wired" carplay box. Do you think this will actually support wireless as well?

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Also you mentioned Carlinke, but I saw on the first page that they also sell a B2 version, but it uses ISPBOOT and not GEMINI. Would this be compatible with the Custom Firmware 2.0? Though like you said it might not matter since everyone has all of the features. Does Carlinke support auto day/night CarPlay switch then?

Sorry for all of the questions, it's hard to find up to date info in such a big thread

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Hello guys, I've just got my MMI box installed and noticed two issues I am trying to figure out:
1. Sometimes when I get in the car the CarPlay isn't connected automatically and I should reconnect it again manually which is very annoying.
2. Sometimes when hold the iDrive button to open Siri the MMI box just freeze and restart. (This one is really rare but happened couple of times already when I am using the MMI box for more than 1 hour).

I believe this could be fixed if I update the software but can't understand exactly which version I should pick for my unit:

SDK Version: 25.0.0.7.0.0.2.0
CUST Version: B2_V1.2.0_t
MCU Version: 20.10.22.16
HW Version: BMW_NBT2

It would be really helpful if someone explain all these versions and what I should to looking for, thanks in advance

Latest NBT2 version V.1.2.5 on this site to download. Freezing sometimes happened to me too. Just update and see it's stable. I never lost auto logon with BT and Wifi connection with Android Auto it started when I enter the car. Did you use a 5GHz channel? It's possible the signal is distorted at places with magnetrons, transmitters, DECT telephone's or other equipment with strong magnetic fields. Then you have to setup the connection again, I'm afraid.

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Thanks. I just bought this one on Amazon but just noticed that it says WIRED Carplay, but comments and questions do mention that it supports wireless. I wasn't aware of a "wired" carplay box. Do you think this will actually support wireless as well?

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Also you mentioned Carlinke, but I saw on the first page that they also sell a B2 version, but it uses ISPBOOT and not GEMINI. Would this be compatible with the Custom Firmware 2.0? Though like you said it might not matter since everyone has all of the features. Does Carlinke support auto day/night CarPlay switch then?

Sorry for all of the questions, it's hard to find up to date info in such a big thread
Yes, that unit will have wireless Carplay and AA. I have the same one. I noticed that they have a $30 off coupon. Very cool

They will likely ship the original version not the B2 but if they do, the custom sw can be modified to run on the B2 version. PM me if they do ship you the B2 version.

And yes, all vendor versions now seem to support automatic night mode switching with their latest updates.
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I even made a custom boot screen. Anyway, I've sent you a pm.
Very clean! Would you be able to send me this logo screen?
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Yes, that unit will have wireless Carplay and AA. I have the same one. I noticed that they have a $30 off coupon. Very cool

They will likely ship the original version not the B2 but if they do, the custom sw can be modified to run on the B2 version. PM me if they do ship you the B2 version.

And yes, all vendor versions now seem to support automatic night mode switching with their latest updates.
Thanks!! Ordering now
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Very clean! Would you be able to send me this logo screen?
Sure, here it is.
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Per Bimmertech:

"In some cases, even though the Reverse Camera has been set to Aftermarket and the Manual
Gearbox has been set to no the reverse camera will still not fire up correctly. In such a case, it may be
necessary to toggle the Reverse Camera Alternative setting to on."

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Any idea where the Manual Gearbox setting is?! I never knew that there was one and maybe it might fix my camera issues.
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Any idea where the Manual Gearbox setting is?! I never knew that there was one and maybe it might fix my camera issues.
I do not. I pulled that language from a Bimmertech install manual.
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I do not. I pulled that language from a Bimmertech install manual.
Ok thanks, I've seen that in the manual now too but couldn't see the setting in the custom firmware or the latest carlinkit one
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Just received the Andream CIC model today direct from Andream - Model number is EW-BMCP-CIC10M - Have a few questions before I install and really hope someone can answer -I've read much of the thread..

First - To use the OEM Microphone, do I need to remove my A-Pillar or are those old instructions - Bimmertech's latest video doesn't mention that at al

Second - I'm a little confused with the Dips - Out of the box 3 and 4 were set to on - I have an 8.8 inch screen with rear backup camera and front/rear Parking Sensor - What are the right Dip switch settings? Would it be 237 on everything else off?

Thanks for the assist !

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Ok thanks, I've seen that in the manual now too but couldn't see the setting in the custom firmware or the latest carlinkit one
Which mmi do you have?
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Just received the Andream CIC model today direct from Andream - Model number is EW-BMCP-CIC10M - Have a few questions before I install and really hope someone can answer -I've read much of the thread..

First - To use the OEM Microphone, do I need to remove my A-Pillar or are those old instructions - Bimmertech's latest video doesn't mention that at al
Only if your OEM mic doesn't work, then you need the optional mic cable harness.
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Second - I'm a little confused with the Dips - Out of the box 3 and 4 were set to on - I have an 8.8 inch screen with rear backup camera and front/rear Parking Sensor - What are the right Dip switch settings? Would it be 237 on everything else off?

Thanks for the assist !
You're welcome.
3and 4 switches are set to ON for 8.8' display. The 7 switch is only for not OEM mics. You have original OEM BMW mic, right?
So the dipswitches are set to 00110000 according to CIC on https://nl.aliexpress.com/item/40001...20f131b20mZore
Or just check a printed copy of the doc on the sellers site. Like I did

BTW. This is the NBT version.
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