TV-Free TF-E65 for BMW E65 Professional navigation systems with

TV-Free
Video-in-motion Interface
TF-E65
for BMW E65 Professional navigation systems
with 8.8” monitor
Legal Information
By law, watching moving pictures while driving is prohibited, the driver must not be
distracted. We do not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury resulting,
directly or indirectly, from installation or operation of this product. This product should only
be used while standing or to display fixed menus or rear-view-camera video when the
vehicle is moving, for example the MP3 menu for DVD upgrades.
Changes/updates of the vehicle’s software can cause malfunctions of the interface. We
offer free software-updates for our interfaces for one year after purchase. To receive a free
update, the interface must be sent in at own cost. Labor cost for and other expenses
involved with the software-updates will not be refunded.
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Contents
1. Prior to installation
1.1.
1.2.
1.3.
1.4.
Delivery contents
Check compatibility of vehicle and accessories
Setting the Dip-switches of the CAN-Box TV-501
Pin-assignments
2. Installation
3. Activation of the video-in-motion function
4. Specifications
5. Technical support
1. Prior to installation
Read the manual prior to installation. Technical knowledge is necessary for installation. The
place of installation must be free of moisture and away from heat sources.
1.1.
Delivery contents
Take down the SW-version and HW-version of the interface boxes, and store this
manual for support purposes.
Harness
TV-BMW65
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CAN-box TV-501
HW_____ SW_____
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1.2.
Check compatibility of vehicle and accessories
Requirements
Vehicle
7series (E65/E66)
Navigation
Navigation system Professional E65 with 8.8” monitor
1.3.
Setting the Dip-switches of the Can-Box TV-501
Vehicle/ navigation
Dip 1 Dip 2 Dip 3 Dip 4 Dip 5 Dip 6
Video-in-motion permanent ON
OFF OFF OFF OFF OFF
Video-in-motion selective*
OFF OFF OFF OFF OFF OFF
* With dip1 to OFF the included green cable is used to activate the video-in-motion function.
Note: Dip switch functions of the TV-500
Dip 1 – activation TV-free
Dip 2 – no function
Dip 3 – no function
Dip 4 – no function
Dip 5 – CAN-bus termination resistor on the vehicle side
Dip 6 – CAN-bus termination resistor on the head-unit side
1.4.
Pin-assignments
Pin-assignment vehicle connector
●●
●●
●●
●
Red/Black
Brown/Black
Orange/Green
Green
permanent +12 Volt Pin 1
Ground Pin 7
CAN HIGH Pin 3
CAN LOW Pin 9
Pin-assignment of the CAN-Box TV-501 (Molex 8pin)
●
Pin 2
White
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Assignment
CAN-HIGH – connection to the head-unit
CAN-LOW – connection to the head-unit
CAN-HIGH – connection to the vehicle
CAN-LOW – connection to the vehicle
+12V permanent
Ground
Activation of the video-in-motion function
(+12V = TV-free activated)
Trigger output (+12V DC 500mA)
2
Pin-No.
Pin 4
Pin 3
Pin 8
Pin 7
Pin 1
Pin 5
Pin 6
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Cable colour
● Yellow
● Blue
●● Yellow/Black
●● Blue/Black
● Red
● Black
● Green
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2. Installation
Switch off ignition and disconnect the vehicle’s battery! If according to factory rules
disconnecting the battery has to be avoided, it is usually sufficient to put the vehicle is
sleep-mode. In case the sleep-mode does not show success, disconnect the battery with a
resistor lead.
The video-in-motion interface is connected to
the backside of the OEM screen.
Remove 3 TORX screws at the OEM screen.
Remove cover grill (only plugged). Place soft
towel beneath the navigation monitor
to avoid scratches
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Flip down the board monitor.
NOTE: The OEM
screen gets stuck with its connector at the upper
side of the cockpit. Insert a hard plastic sheet like
a credit card to prevent cockpit from
taking damage.
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Remove the black connector at the backside of
the screen as shown below.
Remove 12-pin insert from black vehicle
harness connector.
Insert 12-pin insert into black connector
of the harness TV-BMW65.
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Insert the completed black connector into
harness TV-BMW65.
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Connect 12-pin insert from TV-BMW65 into
black connector from vehicle harness.
Insert completed connector into the plug on the backside of the navigation monitor.
Connect 8pin Molex connector of TV-BMW65 to CAN-box TV-401.
NOTE: Pictures do NOT show the fibre optics connected in car!
3. Activation of the video-in-motion function
The video-in-motion can be activated and deactivated by Dip 1 or alternatively by the
included loose green cable in connection with a switch (not included in delivery).
Video-in-motion permanent
With dip1 to ON the video-in-motion function is activated permanently without disturbing
the navigation performance.
Video-in-motion selective
With dip1 to OFF the included green cable is used to activate the video-in-motion function.
Connect a switch to the green cable and connect the green cable to +12V ACC.
● +12V
= TV-Free is activated
● 0V
= TV-Free is not activated
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Note: The loose white cable is not required and must be isolated.
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4. Specifications
Operation voltage
10.5 – 14.8V
Stand-by power drain
<2mA
Operation power drain
~60mA
Power consumption
~0,08W
Temperature range
-30°C to +80°C
Weight
44g
Measurements (box only) W x H x D 76 x 27 x 54 mm
5. Technical Support
Caraudio-Systems Vertriebs GmbH
manufacturer/distribution
Rheinhorststr. 22
D-67071 Ludwigshafen am Rhein
NavLinkz GmbH
corporate sales/tech support
Eurotec-Ring 45
D-47445 Moers
phone +49 180 3 907050
email support@caraudio-systems.de
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