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Re: BMW's Navigator Mount or other options on K1300s?
« Reply #15 on: June 01, 2018, 09:35:26 am »
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Re: BMW's Navigator Mount or other options on K1300s?
« Reply #16 on: June 02, 2018, 05:46:05 pm »
Now the Sat Nav is sorted and waiting fitting, my eyes, or is that my ears, turn to bluetooth in the helmet to hear directions.
What is the opinion of the BMW Communications System?  Over priced (not that all BMW stuff isn't..;-)) or are there alternatives worth exploring?
I have a BMW Race Helmet, as I prefer the full face thing.
 

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Re: BMW's Navigator Mount or other options on K1300s?
« Reply #17 on: June 25, 2018, 08:20:29 am »
Lovely new sat nav now on bike with official mount.Not as bad as feared or suggested by some with location, me included.Shiny display in bright light not great though.Aim to get some bluetooth for the helmet shortly to get instructions in the ears when riding.Not had a lot of time to play with it, but impressed so far.

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Re: BMW's Navigator Mount or other options on K1300s?
« Reply #18 on: June 25, 2018, 10:43:14 am »
I've got a tomtom rider on my VFR using the ram yoke mount and a bike mounted power supply. Useless in sunshine, so use the BT connection to my helmet.

On the K13R I simply use my phone and google maps for audio directions. However I do have a 5V USB power supply I can connect to BMW aux DIN  power supply.
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Re: BMW's Navigator Mount or other options on K1300s?
« Reply #19 on: June 25, 2018, 11:15:42 am »
...I simply use my phone and google maps for audio directions.

There - GPS done right.

If you don't mind sharing every move with Google...

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Re: BMW's Navigator Mount or other options on K1300s?
« Reply #20 on: June 25, 2018, 12:20:52 pm »
Shiny display in bright light not great though.


Mine is all but invisible when I wear my winter flouro jacket and the same in summer with the white Airflow.

It's perfect in autumn and spring when I wear my black airflow Halvarssons cover though.

What I need is a reverse sunshade, one that fits under the screen to stop the reflections of the jacket.