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The factory radio in my car broke... 
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Post The factory radio in my car broke...
...so, I replaced it with a Nexus 7. That's something people do, right?

Even got the steering wheel controls to still work.

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Post Re: The factory radio in my car broke...
That is pure awesome. How did you end up getting the wheel buttons to works? software?

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Mon Nov 30, 2015 3:35 pm
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Post Re: The factory radio in my car broke...
dog2525 wrote:
That is pure awesome. How did you end up getting the wheel buttons to works? software?


Using one of these to convert the iBUS signal into a USB keyboard command:
http://www.rcjoycon.com/base_3/menu_10. ... ard_idx=27

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Tue Dec 01, 2015 10:06 am
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Post Re: The factory radio in my car broke...
how does gps/maps work ? Hot spot via cellphone?

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Tue Dec 01, 2015 3:12 pm
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Post Re: The factory radio in my car broke...
dog2525 wrote:
how does gps/maps work ? Hot spot via cellphone?


Tablet has a built in GPS, but I am also tethering via BT to my phone for internet.

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Tue Dec 01, 2015 7:34 pm
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Post Re: The factory radio in my car broke...
I'm going to bookmark this. It will be be handy when I tackle something like this.

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Post Re: The factory radio in my car broke...
Or you could just call me, since we live in the same city and all.

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