Xcarlink BMW F20 F30 Multimedia Video Interface with Digital Radio & Digital TV control and PIP.
Xcarlink v4 Multimedia Video Interface takes multimedia integration to the next
level by offering a range of additional features. Not only can you connect any video source
to your original factory fitted display (such as DVD player, TV Tuner, iPod
Video, games console etc) ; it also allows you to control Digital TV and/or
Digital Radio (DAB) via the original iDrive controller for a fully
It features a dedicated rear
camera input with parking guidelines that automatically displays on your screen
when the car is in reverse. In addition this interface also features Parking system advanced Guidelines where the reverse camera is automatically displayed
on the iDrive screen when the car is in reverse gear and the image is
overlaid with coloured graphics and shows the path that the vehicle
will take based on the position of the steering wheel.
interface also supports the Picture in Picture (PIP) function, which
allows the original PDC and rear camera can be viewed on the screen at
the same time. The PIP also allows the external video source to be
displayed together with the original display, for example a split screen
showing both OEM Navigation with Digital TV or DAB.
The interface does not replace your existing system but simply offers perfect
integration to maintain your OEM appearance.
- Watch any video source on your BMW iDrive screen
"Picture in Picture" - View
the external video source along side the existing navigation display. Also
works with the reverse camera input by allowing you to view the parking sensor
display together with the camera input
- When combined with our DAB module, our interface provides you with a fully integrated
Digital Radio (DAB) solution where you can select stations via the BMW iDrive controls.
- Rear camera with Parking Advanced Guidelines which move with the steering wheel to aid accurate and safe parking and reversing.
- When combined with our DVB-T Tuner, you are able to watch high quality digital TV while the car is in motion, controlled via the BMW iDrive controls
- RGB input for aftermarket navigation
- Video in Motion for all connected video sources
- Built in "Video in Motion" for factory fitted TV Tuner or DVD player.
- Switch between BMW display
and AV input using BMW iDrive controls. (i.e. AV 1 - DAB, AV2- DVB-T)
- Customizable menu system for screen adjustment, parking guidelines etc.
- Plug and Play installation
- Compatible with the 6.5" and 8.8" screens
Compatible with all vehicles with the latest BMW iDrive systems systems from 2014 onwards with the 6.5" or 8.8", 10.2" monitor. Including F20, F30, F01, F10, X5, X6
BMW F20 (1 Series) - 2011 Onwards
BMW F30 (3 Series) - 2011 Onwards
The kit includes the following:
Xcarlink v4 Multimedia Video Interface
- AV cable (2 x AV input, 1 x Reverse Camera input, 2 x AV Output)
- RGBS cable
- LVDS monitor cable
- Power cable
The video interface is fitted to the back
of the screen and head unit using a plug and
play harness. Once installed, press and hold the MENU button on your
iDrive controller to switch to the video inputs. The DAB module is
connected to AV1 and DVB-T connected to AV2 if these devices are being
installed. The interface automatically switches to rear camera when the
car is in reverse gear.
Please note: For audio, the interface must be connected to the car's AUX input.
other DVB-T or DAB module can be used but please note that it
would only be possible to control via the original iDrive system when
used with the modules that we supply (selectable from the drop down
Select from the drop down menu above to add the following options specifically designed for use with our interface.
Digital Radio Interface
Retain the original look of your vehicle whilst adding the DAB and DAB+
function. Displays station list and station/track/programme information on your
screen and use your iDrive controls to change between the stored
stations. This is the ideal solution if your vehicle was
not supplied with the DAB option as standard.
DVB-T Digital TV Tuner (including antennas)
Watch digital TV anywhere you go in your car. This high quality digital tuner
is supplied with dual amplified window mount antennas for superior reception,
especially when on the move. It is perfect for use with our video
interface and you will be able to use the original iDrive controls to change
channels. There is also a USB input for playback of audio and video
The rear camera is specifically designed to fit the boot lid
handle of the BMW. Please select from the required model from the drop
extensively tested this product and are confident that it will work with all
factory fitted systems in the car models listed above. You do not
need have a factory installed TV Tuner or have anything enabled by a BMW
dealer. Nor do you have to have to have any optional extras
installed when the car was ordered. If for any reason you are not
completely satisfied or have any issues with compatibility you can return it to
us for a refund.
system is interned for passenger use only. We cannot accept any liability of
any material or personal damages caused by the installation or use of this
product. Therefore, installation of this product will be performed at the user