I have just picked up the same unit with firmware (v22b2 as shown in the IPod display). I am in the process of installing it on my 2003 LTC. The removal of the CD Changer and hookup of the IceLink was a snap. I can select the CD Changer and then one of my playlists.
If you don't have the "BMW_text_to_radio.mp3" file on your iPod . . . YOU NEED IT! You can download it by clicking HERE. That's a zip file. Make sure to unzip it before trying to import it into iTunes then into your iPod.
Once that mp3 is in your iPod (I keep it there ALWAYS!)...anytime you accidentally disable text, simply play that file again and your scrolling text will come back. Cool!
I downloaded the BMW_text_to_radio.mp3 from an earlier post by Messenger13, at his suggestion I created a playlist containing that file only and that did the job. These forums work great when you need an answer!
It looks like Neo iOn is really an IceLink Plus. at least that is what the IPod screen displays when it starts up.
My next mini project is mounting the IPod and Neo iOn in the side bag so that they are not crushed when I stuff it full of junk. I am planning on mounting a small Pelican case to the inside front of the side case that will fit both along with the cable that connects them.
Just a suggestion . . . you may want to see if you experience lockup problems with the iPod in your saddlebag. Some have reported lockups...and when they moved the iPod to the oddments box or tankbag...the lockups disappeared. I believe this was a heat and/or vibration issue. YMMV
I will keep an eye on the lockup problem. I will be mounting the IPod to minimize the vibration, but this may mean locking in the heat I fear. I have a remote temperature probe I can use the check for any heat related issues.
Once I get it done and live with it for a few weeks I will let you know how its working.
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