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Old 01-18-2012, 09:31 AM   #1
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Question Dynavin GPS won't lock on

I have the Dynavin for the E46 and the Navi worked for about two months before it finally was unable to lock on to ANY satalites. I checked the ant. connection (its good), and the position (still on the strut under the dash): no joy. I did a hard reset (pinhole button on faceplate), still no joy. Any suggestions?
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Old 01-18-2012, 10:01 AM   #2
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Same here. Been using it like that for a year now.
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Old 01-18-2012, 10:35 AM   #3
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Someone said it's a crap antenna and if I buy a new one somewhere, it would fix the problem. Another source said it could be the port and baud settings. In the Nav Settings at Set Up the port should be "2" and the baud should be 5600. I haven't tried it yet cause its too cold to sit in the car and monkey with the radio.
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Old 01-18-2012, 11:26 AM   #4
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I tried it with no luck. Only thing I havent tried is to put a new antenna on there. I switched the antenna position, put it on top of my hood etc. still no luck.
It could be two things

~GPS Antenna
~A component inside the unit where the reception is read and turned into a exact location. I'm not sure how to explain it.

Check my thread on dynavin forums (http://dynavin.freeforums.org/gps-re...lems-t464.html)
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Old 01-18-2012, 11:34 AM   #5
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This is what it used to look like



Now it looks like this...



Funny thing is when I search for new signal it connects to port 2 and baud rate 5600 or whatever... everytime
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Old 01-18-2012, 12:07 PM   #6
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I'm going to try the new antenna route. If it fixes it, good, if it doesn't I'll return the antenna and live without GPS. After all, I don't want to drive around with a gaping hole in my dash while the thing gets fixed and secondly, I'm a guy; we never get lost.
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Old 01-18-2012, 12:38 PM   #7
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I also found that iGo8 had a hard time with signal locks. Try using iGo Primo.
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Old 01-18-2012, 12:57 PM   #8
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I'm going to try the new antenna route. If it fixes it, good, if it doesn't I'll return the antenna and live without GPS. After all, I don't want to drive around with a gaping hole in my dash while the thing gets fixed and secondly, I'm a guy; we never get lost.
HAHAHAHHAHAHA! This is the best and funniest post I've read here in a while!
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Old 01-18-2012, 02:03 PM   #9
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It's the navigation antenna it happen to me over the summer, but now I'm trying to purchase the android d99.

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Old 02-13-2012, 07:31 PM   #10
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Something similar happened to me (over the summer too). I did a hard reset, I pulled the Dynavin out, I tried almost everything. Nothing worked. One day, I was bored and decided to go through all my settings and I saw that the GPS was turned off. I clicked the option to turn it on and have been all good since then. Never figured out why it did that on its own but was glad to have the issue resolved. Not saying that this is your problem but maybe it'll help someone out.
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Old 02-13-2012, 10:22 PM   #11
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Just get another GPS antenna on ebay.

Also, wrong forum.

Also, viciouz_e46, WTF are those wheels?
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Old 01-02-2013, 12:24 PM   #12
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In case anyone is interested, the antenna didn't fix the problem. The Dinavin somehow changed its internal clock and was looking in the wrong part of the sky for the satilites. Change the time in the "Time Settings", making sure you have the correct offset for GMT (ie +7hrs) and play with the clock setting + or - of local time.
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bump, any fix for this yet? I tried running through my time settings, relocated the antenna re installed the software, and reset the dynavin.. but no luck
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