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putting video on the iq screen.

Discussion in 'VE Holden Commodore (2006 - 2013)' started by Kirbieb, Jul 25, 2017.

  1. Kirbieb

    Kirbieb New Member

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    So looking at ways to mirror my phone to my IQ unit in my VE series II berlina and just wondering if I have missed anything reading through the forums.

    I need to buy a cable like the VE series 2 video connector from envious customs.
    get vim enabled.
    then find a way to connect my phone to the cable and it should work, or am I missing something.

    EDIT: one more thing getting RSE activated on my Headunit.
     
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    TazzI Envyous Customs

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    So.. things you need to get an image displaying on the IQ screen:
    1) Need RSE and VIM programmed
    2) Need Series2 Video cable
    3) A device that mirrors the screen and outputs to a RCA/composite video cable (yellow video cable)

    The only part that requires a bit of searching, is the mirror device. Alot of the old units that use to flood Ebay have disappeared as they stopped working after updates. Big name brand items such as "google cast" support updates, thus continue to support newer updates on smart phones for mirroring onto a screen.
    The next challenge with using something like the google cast.. is converting the video output from HDMI to composite. And also supplying 5v to it.

    Im sure there is probably cheaper options out there, but Im thinking from the 'future proof' perspective since alot of people lost their mirror ability after phone updates.
     
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    Cheers for the info will look into the mirroring device before I take the plunge.
     
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    Sorry for posting on this thread, but there is no option to PM you TazzI.

    Just wondering if there is a trick to program 1 VE key to another VE Vehicle without a special tool? e.g. Turn key, hold for so seconds, press both unlock buttons etc?
     
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    As far as I am aware, there isnt a DIY way o program a key. Needs a scantool to send special commands to program in another key.
     
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    Guys, is there anybody that could be able to unlock the VIM / driving lockouts outside Australia?
    Here in Brazil the shipping and customs costs are crazy, totally crazy.
    I really appreciate if somebody could help. I have an obdlink mx if it can help... thank you!
     
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    Give TazzI a message. His software might help.

    https://forums.justcommodores.com.a...treet-obd2-engine-diagnostic-software.243045/

     
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    Was not sure what head unit you have but here are some DIY instructions for the V9 radio?? Think that was the ones before the IQ setup??

    https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwykeXNkauG0X3lWVlB5bzl1S2s/view
     
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    Hi Steve! Thanks for the reply - It´s not the Blaupunkt stereo, but the Holden IQ. Looks like it must be done thru OBD2 port due to programming in the processor, not the eeprom memory as was being done on the previous stereo.
    Again, thank you for your help! I think I will do it in the original stereo that I still keeping it. But still looking foward to do the same in the Holden IQ :)
     
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    Hey Xplaya - thanks for the message. I talked with Jason at Envyous, but total will be AUD305. The biggest and baddest problem is the importing charges. I will need to pay 100% over the goods and also the shipping charge - We´re talking about 600+ AUD unfortunately :(
    If I don´t find a way to do this by an easy way, maybe in a future if not have the car sold, solution will be to visit Australia and bring the IQ board, maybe this is the less painful way :(
     

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