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In my search for a new DVD receiver, I notice a lot of them offer add-on navigation if you hook up an iphone and an add-on application.
Are there any receivers that let you do this with an android phone?
I'd like to avoid a navigation receiver since they are all about double the price, $700-1,000 vs $300-500.
Let me give you a better answer - this is fairly new technology:
That deck should be able to handle it.
A deck that can handle streaming bluetooth VIDEO should be able to handle it as well, but I don't know that there are really many of those out there and I also don't know if you can listen to music or other sources while you are streaming the navigation.
Similarly - if your smartphone has the ability to output video (composite or HDMI adapter or similar), any receiver with a video input should work fine - with the same limitation that you might not be able to have BOTH music and navigation at the same time.
It's also not a TERRIBLE solution to just get the GPS app for the Android phone and a convenient mount for the phone and use that - with the limitation that the music will probably drown out the turn-by-turn guidance - or at least will not mute for it.
Hope This Helps!!!
Anyone else have suggestions?
2002 Ford Focus JVC KD-A815 Sony CDX-GT410u Sony XT-100HD HD Tuner Stock
speakers, no amp, no subs
Android support is fairly new.
JVC seems to have the best support for it, and Pioneer's AppRadio looks like it might do pretty well with it also.
I didn't specifically check, but I'd start with those brands.
It helped me to at least realize that there is no android map support out there yet. :)
Oh well, I tend to know where I'm going anyway.
Uh unless you have GPS in your phone then there are pretty good apps for GPS nav. Kind of just discovering this myself but you have to have a phone with a GPS receiver built in.
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Yeah I'll probably either find a mount for my Droid RAZR or just stick with my ancient Garmin Nuvi that still works, sans traffic updates.
After seeing several receivers that can use an iphone GPS to become fully functional nav units I was hoping I could do the same with my current phone (which gets live google maps and traffic).
Compatible receivers will probably hit the market in a few years and by then I'll no longer need a new deck :D
That was my thought as well - in two years it will probably be commonplace, but a bit late for you now.
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