23 Nov Electric Car BMW i3 Apple Carplay SCB-NBT-i3
Electric Car, BMW i3
Full Screen, Full Digital Apple Carplay Retrofit
Devices Used : – SCB-NBT-i3 Universal carplay module (Integrated video interface)
- The SCB-NBT-i3 is compatible with BMW i3iDriveNBT.
- 1,280p Full Digital , Full Screen , Correct Ratio!
- iPhone Carplay and Android phone android auto.
- Plug and play installation through Quad lock connector.
- Controlled by original i-Drive buttons.
- Mic input through original line and sound out to speaker by USB-AUX.
- Reverse cam input.
- Front cam input.
The SCB-NBT-i3 is a dedicated Carplay interface for the BMW i3 iDrive NBT. And this module is compatible with BMW i3 2013-2017year. All carplay interfaces connect to the car’s head unit, but, in the case of the BMW i3 is located under the rear seats. So, when connecting the main quadlock cable of i3 interface, after connecting the main cable to the rear seat, and you need to move the wiring to the place where the monitor is located. so, it is more difficult to install than a typical model like the F10 or F30. Also, the i3 does not output 12V of the rear electricity. Therefore, if you install a rear camera, it will not work with normal NBT Carplay module software. A software firmware update is required for it to work. The original monitor has a resolution of 1280X480p, and the capplay displays the image at the same resolution as the original and correct aspect ratio. Also, carPlay is controlled via the original buttons. In the carplay system, you can use the navigation map apps and the music apps, and you can make calls. If you use the voice recognition function through ‘SIRI’ together, you can use the each functions more conveniently. And, all sounds from Carplay are output to the original speakers through AUX. Also, the i3 does not output 12V of the rear electricity. Therefore, if you install a rear camera, it will not work with normal NBT Carplay module software. A software firmware update is required for it to work.