Retrofit Digital TV & DVD
Retrofitting of Digital TV and DVD is possible for all BMW I-drive vehicles fitted with the BMW Professional Navigation systems. Using the Ampire digital tv tuner we can upgrade your I-drive in a professional manor using the latest tools and equipment. Activation of the TV menu and fitment of the Ampire Electrics kit gives you the ability to view Digital TV and DVD onto the factory I-drive screen and allowing you to control either the Digial TV Tuner or DVD functions from the I-drive menu. In fact the Ampire Electronics retro replacement fit kit is better then the manufactures own system, giving owners the flexibility to add other multimedia sources to the front screen i.e. Video i-Pod*.
The Ampire retrofit replacment kit has been specially designed and tested to work with all BMW Professional Navigation systems; the kit comprises of a fiber optic MOST interface which allows the picture and sound to be connected to the original I-drive. The MOST interface also allows the I-drive to work with either the award winning Ampire DVB-T100SL or the Ampire DVD/DIV-x player. These parts once installed will be fully integrated with your I-drive and give you the ability to add value and features to your car that are just not possible even by the main dealer.
Ampire retro kits can also output to rear headrest screens, thus allowing the rear passengers to also enjoy the journey without interrupting the driver.
We offer a wide range of services which also include installing and activating the AUX input for those who wish to play there i-pod or other MP3 player through the I-drive system.
For those who already have the TV tuner fitted from factory we can unlock it for you so that it remains on while in motion, this is done via the onboard OBDII diagnostic plug. So no removal of the dash is required.
We can fit to a wide range of BMW models 1, 3, 5, 6series, and the new X5, having worked with all different options and specifications for both trade and BMW main dealers we have a long list of satisfied customers.
Ampire replacment retro fitting kits are also available for Mercedes and Audi please contact us for more details.
* The I-pod cannot be controlled from the I-drive