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  # 1380222 5-Sep-2015 12:49
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Strange that they do this with private numbers without offering an option to turn it off.
I just used another mobile with the #31# code to dial as a private number, and yes I can't see any option at all around this.
I tried changing the Country but that seemingly only affects FM radio frequencies.
You have to purposely go to the Bluetooth panel to answer the call but if you're watching video etc the phone ignores it.
Not a big problem for me because me & my family don't do private numbers and neither does the company I work for.
I guess the manufacturer wants to make sure you know who is calling before you allow yourself to be distracted by a phonecall?
Annoying for sure.

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  # 1380418 5-Sep-2015 20:46
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well at least its not just me as i thought it might be a fault... 

You can't even manually answer it by going to the bluetooth menu, as it doesn't even know its ringing, yet it does the ringing noise

I'm sure its a bug


 
 
 
 


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  # 1380419 5-Sep-2015 20:48
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Mine doesn't have New Zealand as a country so I've selected Australia, does your one have New Zealand as an option?  Strange it doesn't have NZ seeing their basically a "warehouse own brand" thing like veon.





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  # 1380437 5-Sep-2015 21:43
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Yes, Australia is the closest I've got.
It's manufactured by "Easyway" according to system settings but good luck finding a website or anything to do with it
I'll be providing some feedback to the relevant team, not sure if anything can be done though.

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  # 1380539 6-Sep-2015 11:41
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yea, i found Easyway in China and they appear to make electronic components, they don't mention car audio.  All it would require to fix the call answering problem is a firmware update on a usb drive you would think, it has to be possible they can fix it... I just have no idea who to contact, if you speak to staff at The Warehouse they just look at you blankly not knowing what to do or say!

I'm considering just returning it as I get a lot of private number calls, so it makes the bluetooth side useless for me.






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# 1400318 5-Oct-2015 14:36
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Hey guys just bought one of these units and a reversing camera ..... if you are connecting the reversing camera up, connect the power end onto the reversing light and you will notice a red wire that is connected to the RCA plug. Plug that into the reversing camera RCA plug on the stereo (Green) on the back of the AHF-930 ... now to make it activate ... you must connect this single red wire on the RCA plug to the green "car reversing control wire" ... when you reverse your car, the camera is powered by the reversing light, it also puts power on the other end of the cable, that red wire puts 12V on the reversing control wire, this turns the screen into reverse mode, overriding all controls .... hope this helps as their paperwork is really poor!

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  # 1400375 5-Oct-2015 16:05
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Video Output - OK, I was hoping that this unit would play a movie on it's screen and a second screen, so the kids would be able to watch the same movie in the back seat .... turns out after a lot of playing around with this unit that when it plays a movie on it's screen, it won't output that movie to the RCA Video out (A4) plug on the back of the 930 .... if however you play a movie from another source and plug that into the input RCA plug (A3) on the back of the 930 - it will play the signal straight through it and show it on the the 930 screen as well as having the signal on the output RCA plug (A4) at the back of the 930. So off to find another media player!

 
 
 
 


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  # 1510148 9-Mar-2016 21:08
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So, 6 months on, how are the owners finding these stereos?

May be looking to replace a Japanese double din with something that works locally and includes a reversing camera option.

Alternative could be single din and a storage tray insert, but usually no reversing camera that way.

Thanks.

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  # 1510150 9-Mar-2016 21:13
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I just bought a wireless reversing camera screen that stays in the glovebox untill its time to put the trailer on, and then it nicely clips into the cellphone holder so I can see it.





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  # 1510161 9-Mar-2016 21:23
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mines working perfectly, fault free... no issues except if someone calls from a private number i can't answer the call without pressing the answer on my phone, then the call works fine, all other calls are great. video and audio are perfect for my needs, so is radio. damn good value headset.

 

 

 

 




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  # 1510162 9-Mar-2016 21:24
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Jaxson: So, 6 months on, how are the owners finding these stereos?

 

Working fine. Biggest annoyance for me, which I didn't cover in my initial post, is that there seems to be a second or two silent delay at the start and end of my MP3s.

 

What I mean is that the songs play at the 1-2 second mark, so a song that kicks in immediately will miss the first beat/lyric. Similarly at the end.

 

So if playing a continuous mix CD where they've got a lot of continuous tracks, there's an annoying gap between each one.

 

Aside from that, I'm happy with the unit, definitely got my money's worth and the fact that my Commodore's steering controls are compatible with it is great for me.

 

Personally I now love lyric videos, great way to listen to a track and glance at the screen to pick up the lyrics.

 

 


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  # 1510205 9-Mar-2016 22:35
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Steering wheel control wise, was this learnable/mappable in the unit?

I assume all steering buttons are simply on/off buttons anyway?

How to they normally get configured?
-one common and a bunch of buttons leads, or is each button a pair etc?

I haven't had an instance to interface with on steering wheel stereo buttons yet.


Thanks for the feedback guys.

Oh is this thing a touchscreen unit? Assume tft rather than capacitive, so if so, how does that feel/work?



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  # 1510210 9-Mar-2016 22:50
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Just two wires for the steering wheel controls. In my case I googled up a Commodore forum to identify the ones I had to hook up.

 

Then it's a case of training the head unit, just hold down the control on the steering wheel and select its function onscreen.

 

I'm not sure if everyone will be so lucky to get it going, don't know much about these things - not sure if there's a standard for steering wheel controls.

 

The touch screen is ok, it's responsive and first press is all it takes. Not super precise but there's not much to click on anyway.

 

Oh, one nice touch is the ability to change the startup logo to show a manufacturer's badge (Ford, Toyota etc).

 

 

 

 


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  # 1510240 10-Mar-2016 02:52
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Cool, thanks.

Is the startup logo image selectable from usb etc if you have your own?

Via Bluetooth can you do hands free calling ?
Is there a mic in or does it just use the cellphone mic?

Lots to think about. Will know soon what our next car has installed already.

What do people use to hold their cellphones these days?
Our current car is single din with tray slot underneath. Double din will lose this ability.

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  # 1510248 10-Mar-2016 07:18
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yes you can make bluetooth calls just fine.  it has a built in microphone and also a clip on one that runs off a cord, i had no need for the clip on as the built in works well.. 

 

another thing i like is you can have the volume turned right down, or even the unit off and if your phone receives a call it comes on to answer it and also adjusts the volume accordingly.

 

caller id /phone book comes up on the screen to say who's calling.

 

 


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