Bluetooth with Zumo and Autocom

Got any questions about the BMW's R1200RT/R1250RT's onboard audio and Bluetooth?
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Re: Bluetooth with Zumo and Autocom

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Thanks RTman - I'll try this tomorrow.


It would be a definite result if I can get it to work!
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It works - just as RTman said it would.


He's a genius!!


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Glad your sorted.  Don't forger to ring the dealer who fitted it and educate him.
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already done...
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Moving on, I have decided to ditch the BT idea and hard wire the autocom and radio into the alpine unit (etc).
Just need to book it in at Pidcocks.
Whilst I was checking out the 660, thanks RTman, through the audio system I had an error message on the 660.
This was after I "okay'd" the initial "warning" notice.
It reads:
The USB cable is connected to the wrong port.


Message clears, and I can see the route and hear the voice prompts through the audio system.
The connections have all been cleaned and there is no dampness.
[size=2px]Any ideas?[/size]
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Did you have the Battery Cover removed from the 660, using the Mini-USB connector to the BMW Audio System.
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No, just sat the complete unit in the cradle.
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Don't know the age of your 660 but when did you last give it a firmware update.  Last one issued seems to have been in Jun 15. . 
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The only problems I have experienced are poor electrical connections between the back of the 660 & the mount/cradle.

Electrical contact cleaner sorted it out, after that, I'm stuck.
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I've been on Garmin Express & My Garmin and the unit is up to date, but there has been no mention of "firmware".
Do I need to look somewhere else?


Cleaned both Garmin and cradle contacts with electrical contact cleaner.

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Garmin software is 5.10
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Garmin software is 5.10
Looks like that's the latest, so its  not that.  Iv asked the question on the K1600 Forum.  There's over 2000 of them so somebody must know..   
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Garmin may be able to help, I have found their technical help & aftersales support to be very good.

They can be contacted for Free on 0808 238 0000.
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Re: Bluetooth with Zumo and Autocom

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Latest, thanks to RTman for letting me try my satnav on his bike.
No error message, but his bike doesn't have the audio kit. I wa sunable to fit the unit with the locking tabs in place. It's a bit tight on my bike and I have to use a key to push the locking tabs down to engage.
Went to Pidcocks afterwards.Tried a demonstrator with audio. Unit fitted straight in  and locked tight, no problem. Also no error message.
Must be a problem on my bike. Just need to book it in to check that ans the "stick" locking pegs.
Back to the original BT versus autocom discussion: today Anne said that she would prefer BT and not worry about not hearing the satnav directions. Some things you just can't win. LOL

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Just remind her she wont be listening to £1000.00 worth of Alpine audio unit either, just you..
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