Dension has been sweating it out for fairly a long period of time as a way to enhance the compatibility and performance of the Dension's range of BMW kits. The new kits which are now elements of the Dension gateway range have been designed to offer enhanced efficiency over the older and outdated Ice Link Plus kits. The advanced capabilities and controls within the BMW vehicles and the numerous production and installation choices have led to the manufacturing of those newly designed BMW kits.
The kits may be differentiated on the basis of their connection looms. This is because every head unit does not have the same physical compatibility options. Moreover every head unit has a firmware put in on it. This software varies from unit to unit additional contributing to the elevated complexity of the Dension Gateway vary.
Based mostly on the kind of car and the stereo fitted in your automobile, two different kits have been launched by Dension. Autos that have regular wiring looms can choose from two variations namely the Dension Gateway one hundred or Gateway 300. These kits are normally present in vehicles that had been released before 2004/05. Each Gateway one hundred and 300 can be fitted on the identical car and share the identical stereo. Thus if one of these kits works well with the stereo then it can be confirmed that the other may even work in the identical means. A digital connection is established to the stereo by the use of a CD changer port. The kits also provide full iPod control and selection of tracks by way of stereo or controls on the steering wheel of the car.
The a hundred & 300 present monitor show capabilities and provisions for charging your iPod on choose stereo items. The iPod charger can be utilized for charging all iPods together with the recently launched 5v iPods and iPhone. A USB port can be offered to attaching a mass storage system which helps you to retailer your favourite tracks and serves as a again up at times when you don't have your iPod with you.
The Gateway 500 is the second possibility which is the most dominating in Dension's vary of products. This fiber optic kit increases the efficiency of the BMW's controls to a great extent. A totally built-in iPod connection can be achieved through the use of the Gateway 500 and an iDrive system controls it. Your default CD changer need not get replaced if you are using the Gateway 500. Along with this, there's also an USB port obtainable. However it is the further options that have impressed everyone.
The Gateway 500 has been upgraded to boost the efficiency of the entire system. A Bluetooth connection may be established between your phone and your automotive stereo by means of the BTA1500 Bluetooth adaptor that is supplied with the kit. A multi-supply media selection gadget known as the AVR has been conceived by Dension.
A newly created AVR lets you control all the gadgets that are linked by way of the Gateway 500. You possibly can management numerous gadgets on the same time and select the place every system performs in your automotive. For example, you can take heed to your favourite tracks utilizing the iPod within the entrance while you youngsters can enjoy themselves tuning in to their movies at the again.
Dension has thrown gentle on the future of In Car Entertainment. Dension also has fairly a number of units ready to be released that can additional open the doors for the approaching of the Digital Media Age.