DAB+ as a firmware update.

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DAB+ as a firmware update.

Post by Dan_Veluwe » Tue Dec 17, 2019 7:29 pm

Has anybody ever tried to find out if a firmware update could install a DAB+ reception ?

I don't think its actually any different in hardware, so with the proper firmware it should
be possible. Althoug given the fact that JLR mounted smaller SSD's in some markets to
sve penny's.. ..anything is possible. :roll:
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Re: DAB+ as a firmware update.

Post by c_henry » Wed Dec 18, 2019 10:01 am

What's DAB+?

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Re: DAB+ as a firmware update.

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Re: DAB+ as a firmware update.

Post by Dan_Veluwe » Tue Dec 24, 2019 3:21 pm

So no electronic /IT dabblers on the forum ? Knowledgable JLR techies maybe ?
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Re: DAB+ as a firmware update.

Post by Djmc321 » Mon Dec 30, 2019 8:19 pm

The radio already is DAB+ compatible? E.g. Radio X recently went DAB+ only and I can still receive in my F-Pace. https://www.radiox.co.uk/radio/radio-x- ... -dab-plus/
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Re: DAB+ as a firmware update.

Post by Dan_Veluwe » Mon Dec 30, 2019 8:49 pm

@Djmc321___

You might have DAB+ 'factory fitted' . If you go to 'sources' under 'radio' you can select FM / AM / DAB.
Only if it was delivered like this...

I do not have it - officially- , like I did not have a 'hotspot' officially [ in my P300 F-Type].

When I found out I was told that retrofitting was near impossible as I would need an other roof antenna with another cable type.
They would need to remove the roofliner.. :( . They were convinced themselves ; when I made a stink they gave me compensation.. :twisted:

About a year later, the WiFi was installed with a firmware update... :roll:

That is the reason that I suspect the DAB+ can also be 'retro -activated '.... :mrgreen:
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Re: DAB+ as a firmware update.

Post by Djmc321 » Mon Jan 13, 2020 8:37 am

I don't think DAB+ is a separate band though, it's just another way of delivering existing stations more effectively. Have you tried seeing if you pick up Radio X? If yes, then you already have DAB+. Or per that Pure.com link above: "One you have re-tuned, if you can see Mellow Magic or Virgin Radio on your set, but can't find Jazz FM, Fun Kids or Magic Chilled your radio may not be yet DAB+ compatible."
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Re: DAB+ as a firmware update.

Post by Dan_Veluwe » Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:39 am

@Djmc321__ I wish it was that simple. DAB+ is the EU version of some SAT-radio used in the USA.
Here it works digital, so the FM/AM receivers are useless.
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