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post #31 of 101 Old 02-06-2007, 05:24 PM
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Thanks! I already purchased the iPOD adapter. I will do both at the same time instead of pulling the dash twice.

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post #32 of 101 Old 02-09-2007, 09:05 PM
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RB1 Installed

Got the RB1 and iPOD adapter installed tonight. It took just over three hours with breaks to warm up. I hated to cut the bottom of the dash to get that new bracket installed though.

I'll let you all know how I like the GPS.

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post #33 of 101 Old 02-24-2007, 03:41 PM
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Got the RB1 and iPOD adapter installed tonight. It took just over three hours with breaks to warm up. I hated to cut the bottom of the dash to get that new bracket installed though.
I did not cut anything today when I installed by RB1 with bracket. I simply shoved the bracket up. I did need to bend it some so it would fit flush. But the Nav CD that was included with mine has a hairline crack in it and will not read... Anybody happen to have an AC or newer CD?

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For those with the iPod adapter.... I recived the Mopar version today in the mail. It consisted of a black box with several wires comming out of it, a flexy cord, and a few other small parts...

After reviewing the instructions, I noticed it says to tune the radio to a certian radio station. Also, three wires are to be spliced into the harness. Perhaps the wrong kit was sent? I thought the Mopar iPod adapter allowed you to control the unit VIA the head unit.... Did I pick up the wrong kit? If so, I will return it.

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post #35 of 101 Old 03-05-2007, 04:14 PM
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I think you got the wrong kit. I don't remember having to do that or splice wires.

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post #36 of 101 Old 03-12-2007, 02:11 PM
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I think you got the wrong kit. I don't remember having to do that or splice wires.

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Yup, wrong kit was ordered. Jeeps Are Us is sending the correct one

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post #37 of 101 Old 04-16-2007, 12:03 PM
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Hello,

I own a 2006 liberty, and I am interested in getting the rb1. From what I read above, you need a DVD to install the map, right ? Is that DVD included in the package?

Another difficult one : I am in Athens, Greece. Will that DVD have the Greek maps installed or I need to order a DVD from somewhere ?

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post #38 of 101 Old 04-16-2007, 12:34 PM
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According to wjjeeps.com, the RB1 does not work outside of North America. However, you can get the RB3, which does not have mapping but features turn-by-turn directions. Apparently it also has live traffic updates too, which would be a handy feature on the RB1 (just ordered one myself yesterday)...

http://www.wjjeeps.com/nav_rb4.htm

I assume there is probably a European website somewhere with better information on it.

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post #39 of 101 Old 04-16-2007, 01:08 PM
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So RB3 is for me !!!

Thanks I will do a servey and get back to post any info, for possible future European members.

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post #40 of 101 Old 06-05-2007, 08:31 AM
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Just got my RB1 (with AE disc) off eBay for $719. Ordering the iPod kit in the next couple of days.

What, if any, use is the GPS on the trails? is it a street-only device? That is, does the map have many/any unpaved roads or trails?

I ordered it mostly for the iPod integration with titles/artist/etc. ... but I'm guessing that if I want waypoints and other features then I'll have to get a seperate GPS unit ...

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I find that the RB1 is not a very powerful tool on the trail. However, it does help you figure out which way you have gone and wich way you are going with the bread crumb trail. I have never tried to set a wavepoint on the RB1. I have a Garmin GPSmap 60c that I also take on the trail.

The map does a a number of the USFS "trails" on it.

The RB1 Rocks getting you to an address. I had it guide me for 3 hours in completely new surroundings with out a problem.

EDIT: I Just remembered I uploaded pics of the RB1 in action!


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I find that the RB1 is not a very powerful tool on the trail. However, it does help you figure out which way you have gone and wich way you are going with the bread crumb trail. I have never tried to set a wavepoint on the RB1. I have a Garmin GPSmap 60c that I also take on the trail.

The map does a a number of the USFS "trails" on it.

You may just have answered my question.

I was going to ask how the mapping software for the RB1 compares to the software that Garmin supplies?

I have a Garmin GPS V Plus and a Garmin StreetPilot 2610, both use the City Navigator software. I am surprised at how many trails are included on the DVD.

I'd sure like to see a side by side comparison of the RB1 & a Garmin unit. I hate to spend the $$ and not have it work the way I was hoping it would.

Can you load a map of your local area (or maybe half of the US) into the RB1, and leave the CD's at home, or do they have to be in the head all the time?

Thanks for the assistance.

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You have to have the Nav disk in the RB1 for Nav functions.

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You have to have the Nav disk in the RB1 for Nav functions.

Thanks for the clarification. Doesn't look like the RB1 will work for me. I really like the way it looks in the dash.

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post #45 of 101 Old 07-08-2007, 09:48 PM
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Depends on why it's a problem that the dvd has to be in the unit at all times. If you really must listen to CD's, get the 6 or 10 disc changer. Better yet, get the Ipod adapter and have much more music on tap! I just have Sirius right now but I've left provisions for the CD changer or Ipod adapter in the future...

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