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Mirror Android on OEM CID via HDMI (or Wireless)

Posted: Sun May 26, 2019 11:15 am
by tintoverano

    what you need

    1. Video Interface Car Solutions HD-LINK IW04B-N ... elines.php
    • comes with all the required cables to install the device itself
    • one of the connectors and pinout is for E90, no issue - see later
    • can do front, rear cam and Navi
    • integrates with iDrive
    • I'm using it for reverse cam as well, gear is detected
    2. HDMI Adapter to charge mobile phone & convert mobile phone's resolution to CID's 420p ... tails.html
    • if you wanted wireless mirroring, because your phone doesn't support HDMI output, then use a Miracast device instead (it connects to the video interface via HDMI as well)
    • you want to charge your phone, therefore just getting USB C - HDMI cable is not enough, but would work
    3. HDMI cable 0.5m
    • HDMI Adapter to Video Interface
    4. USB C extender cable 1m
    • phone to HDMI adapter
    5. USB C - USB A charger cable 1m
    • 12V cigarette lighter to HDMI Adapter
    • Video Interface comes with 12V output for charging, but it didn't charge my phone enough
    6. CD Phone Mount
    • landscape orientation works perfectly, no dials get covered
    7. 3.5mm AUX cable Male to Male 1.5 m
    • Video Interface audio to car audio via AUX
      how to install

      1. open up the front
      • there's an empty shelf above the radio/computer unit with enough room
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      2. change CID main cable sockets and pinouts to E89
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      • Video Interface comes with E90 compatible sockets and wiring
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      • by replacing these sockets with each other, you'll be able to connect the CID and the Video Interface w/o buying sockets
      3. Install the Video Interface into the car connect all the cables, sockets following the Video Interface Installation Manual ... manual.pdf

      5. Lead AUX cable to the outlet under the central armrest

      6. Test