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Tesla style Head unit

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by arcenik, Sep 15, 2021.

  1. Sep 15, 2021 at 10:15 PM
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    arcenik

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    What do you think?

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  2. Sep 16, 2021 at 3:24 AM
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    Well that is interesting! Looks good man. So the push buttons on the outside work anytime I'm guessing? Where did this come from??
     
  3. Sep 16, 2021 at 8:28 AM
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    This is a test unit. I am working with the manufacturer to work out some wiring issues and ac issues. Should be ready soon.

    I’ll post some videos of it soon.
     
  4. Sep 16, 2021 at 9:15 AM
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    This looks amazing. Great work. I'm curious to see a video of how it functions, installs, cost, etc...
     
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  5. Sep 16, 2021 at 11:27 AM
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    Is this the same manufacturer of the Tundra model?
     
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  6. Sep 16, 2021 at 11:30 AM
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    Was thinking the same
     
  7. Sep 16, 2021 at 1:32 PM
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    No this is from aucar
     
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  8. Sep 16, 2021 at 2:36 PM
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    I like this a lot. I imagine the price will be out of the range of what I'd want to spend. But, figure out how to make it play videos any time too. Instead of not having video while in drive.
     
  9. Sep 16, 2021 at 6:49 PM
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    Randys13taco

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    I like this alot too. After watching the utube review on all its functions I put in my order, looking forward to this unit.
     
  10. Sep 16, 2021 at 6:53 PM
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    Had one in my GX. The chinglish was awful, menu items that did absolutely nothing because these units are a universal android platform with a vehicle specific harness and outer fascia. Multiple EQs overlayed.

    Had to buy a Russian guys custom firmware to fully unlock certain features that should’ve come that way from factory.

    Glad to see the Tacoma version will at least retain physical buttons. On screen HVAC is terrible without haptics and an accident hazard.

    The screen brightness/visibility is god awful during sunny days.

    Sound was good though with the factory amp I had once I dialed it in.
     
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    Im going to make some videos today of the UI I’ll post them later.
     
  13. Sep 16, 2021 at 11:23 PM
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  14. Sep 16, 2021 at 11:42 PM
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    Wow, super nice! I'd seen this done in a couple Jeeps, but never a Taco...til now. Nicely done!
     
  15. Sep 16, 2021 at 11:47 PM
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    def interesting. I looked for it for a hot minute. was thinking of putting one in a GX but neer ended up getting the GX. Curious how this plays out. I have the Dasaita now and its been pretty solid for the most part.
     
  16. Sep 16, 2021 at 11:58 PM
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    how is the BT suporrt with BT5? Other android HU do not connect to many BT items but do connect to the phone and oBD readers. In my current one I hoped to connect to things like switch pro, battery monitor, fridge etc that have BT functions.
     
  17. Sep 17, 2021 at 12:02 AM
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    I haven’t tried connecting anything else. I’ll have to try and find something to connect it to.
     
  18. Sep 17, 2021 at 1:18 AM
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    def let us know. The other android HU only seems to connect to phones and ODB readers. You could likely try almost anything. I had no luck with anything else. You would think with BT it would work but nope.
     
  19. Sep 17, 2021 at 5:48 AM
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    It should be noted that this unit will not work if you have JBL in your truck. I received an email from Aucar stating that won’t be ready for a couple more weeks and if you want the TPMS to work with your vehicle you need to purchase their sensors. They also said their internal sensors will work on alloy wheels. I’m excited for the JBL unit to be released to get this in my truck.
     
  20. Sep 18, 2021 at 10:48 PM
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    If anyone wants more info I made an install video. I go over the UI at the end.

    Go easy on me, not a professional Youtuber, just a mechanic.

    Just to be clear I am getting a discount on a new unit for making the video. Not sure what's going to happen to this test unit, maybe they will let me keep it and I can load some custom firmware on it.

    https://youtu.be/b-yGizcT1Js
     
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