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      08-29-2012, 06:08 AM   #1
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NEW! Fully Integrated DAB retrofit for 299



The email copied below popped into my Inbox and is just what some of us have wanted to see from BMW.

FULLY INTEGRATED DAB
DIGITAL RADIO 299.
SOUND GOOD?


Delivering access to a wide variety of radio stations, the BMW DAB Digital Radio is yours for a one-off cost of just 299 that includes all fitting and labour and a full three-year warranty.

The system works through your existing radio head unit with a small aerial that is fitted discreetly to the inside of the windscreen, and you'll soon be singing the praises of the handy wireless remote control that can be mounted to the dashboard allowing you to change through the stations seamlessly.

• Pin-sharp audio clarity
• Access to a wide variety of radio stations
• Seamless integration
• Handy wireless remote control
• Three-year warranty
• All for just 299 including fitting

To find out more call us on 01926 333888 or email bookingswarwick@rybrookbmw.co.uk


Rybrook Warwick
Heathcote Lane
Warwick
Warwickshire CV34 6SP
www.rybrookwarwick.co.uk

Terms and Conditions: Suitable for BMW cars from 1998 production onwards with RDS text function (please check availability with your dealer). To check coverage in your local area please visit www.ukdigitalradio.com/coverage/postcodesearch. Excludes Channel Islands.

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      09-01-2012, 03:02 PM   #2
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Contributor SunnyUK dug out this interesting press release suggesting this integrated DAB unit is a commercially available product called AutoDAB from Connect2.

http://www.getdigitalradio.com/dab-news/view/374

While advertised as 299 fully fitted by BMW dealers, it is available online from Halfords for 149 plus 30 for fitting in select Halford Centres. This takes one hour

http://www.halfords.com/webapp/wcs/s...Id_265865#tab1

This is for an AutoDAB unit with vehicle specific wiring harness with required connector for the I drive as well.

Customer review is positive: good quality sound and operation, seamless integration, use through existing steering controls and voice prompt, but the window patch antenna on passenger side not invisible.

http://www.halfords.com/webapp/wcs/s...Id_265865#tab3

I specked my Retired F12 and F20 with DAB and thoroughly recommend it. But if you are a radio/music enthusiast and miss it, or have a HK/hifi upgrade, you may wish to consider this.
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