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Old 05-24-2010, 10:02 AM
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Can you display OEM rear DVD on Nav unit?

Nooby here, making my first post, so please be kind if I'm an idiot. I just got my 07 Expy Limited with all the bells a couple of weeks ago.

I have searched the internet in vain looking if it is possible to watch the DVD playing in the rear entertainment system on the front NAV screen (while in park). I have found lockpicks and such that profess to enable video while driving, but I am just looking for the basics here. I just want to watch while sitting in the car with the kids waiting for mom in shopping or whatever.
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Old 05-24-2010, 07:02 PM
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Sadly no, unless you install the lockpick and run an aux video out signal to the lockpick's video hookups.
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Old 05-25-2010, 09:32 AM
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That is what I feared, but it doesn't make much sence. Why the integration to control the playback, but no option to view the movie? That is fairly standard on most other systems...
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They were designed to be stand alone units. It doesn't surprise me with how behind the Ford electronics are that this can not be done.
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They were designed to be stand alone units. It doesn't surprise me with how behind the Ford electronics are that this can not be done.
While I agree the electronics in his 07 are a bit outdated, if you think modern Ford electronics are outdated, you might want to do a bit more research. Ford is leading the industry in in-car connectivity and infotainment. Take a look at a MY11 Ford vehicle and I think you will be blown away.
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While I agree the electronics in his 07 are a bit outdated, if you think modern Ford electronics are outdated, you might want to do a bit more research. Ford is leading the industry in in-car connectivity and infotainment. Take a look at a MY11 Ford vehicle and I think you will be blown away.
In 2007, the pre-sync day, the radios/gps units were outdated. The non nav units are pathetic with their 80's style displays and poor internal mechanisms.
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In 2007, the pre-sync day, the radios/gps units were outdated. The non nav units are pathetic with their 80's style displays and poor internal mechanisms.
Completely Agree
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The navigation & radio in our pre-historic '07 Navigator works better and is more user-friendly than the set-up in our 2008 BMW 535.
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The navigation & radio in our pre-historic '07 Navigator works better and is more user-friendly than the set-up in our 2008 BMW 535.
So Ford isn't the only maker who is/was lacking in this area.

Is the standard radio in the 2010 Expeditions like the 07/08's with the antiquated green calculator style font?
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