Autotrail head unit

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  1. Diabalo

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    I know the Autotrail media system 12ELE2000 is rubbish, has anyone replaced it with one of the Chinese all singing all dancing head units on e-bay, if so good or bad?
     
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    Can you send us a link to the Chinese all singing all dancing unit, it sounds interesting
     
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    Ended up buying one of THESE in the end as it had built in DVB-T, so far I am well pleased with it.
     
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    Was it a matter of take the old unit out and replace or are there a lot of reconfiguring to do .Does all the wiring fir ref reversing cam ect.

    Mine is a ball ache will not stay on the radio station I select whilst on the move

    Flinty
     
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    Looks like you need a degree in technology to use it :LOL:
     
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    Hi Flinty, I am yet to sort out the reverse camera but it looks straight forward, just need to change the wiring on the relay. The radio is good but still struggles to hold a station on the move, It's down to the aerial being in the wing mirror I think. It's just Like using an andriod phone so not too difficult to master. I did have to buy and additional surround and an adapter for the TV aerial.
     
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    Sounds like out of the frying pan and into the fire to me.
     
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    Thakeham you for your reply .
    Does anyone else with this media system have the same problem as us .???

    Flinty
     
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    No the other unit was broke so had to change.
     
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    As far as I can tell most are like it on the Fiat chassis. The last van I put an aerial on the roof coz it drove me crazy.
     
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    I just carnt believe out of all those Fiat chassis out there with this media centre in it no one else is replying .
    It makes me think we are the unlucky ones or are we !! and folks just put a CD in. .

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    Update, the Chinese media unit is great so far, reversing camera,tv dvd, wifi and everything else works as as it should, you can even program the satnav part with vehicle dimensions which works well. All in all a very happy bunny.
     
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    Not much to say about the Autotrail 12ELE2000 or it`s replacement the 13ELE2000, they were rubbish and Autotrail wouldn`t accept any responsibility for buying and fitting them, we had three replacements from the company that made them, the second one didn`t work when the dealer fitted it, so they sent it straight back for the third replacement.

    To date the radio part works ok, the Sat Nav in ours is useless, it won`t answer the phone and won`t play any other media except cd`s so we asked our dealer to either refund the £999.99 we paid for it or just fit a Parrot Mk11 to the unit, we can now use our iPod for music and the Parrot hands free kit is excellent quality.
    The unit was so poor quality that Autotrail stopped fitting it in their motorhomes, sadly the only people to suffer were Autotrails customers.
    Autotrail did what they always do and turned their backs on these Loyal customers.
     
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