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Gateway 300

Product code: GW33xxx

  • J. Where to find the factory CD changer?

    CD changer:  It is mostly in the trunk, sometimes in the glove box, in rare cases in the center console.  BMW: If the CD changer connection is too far in the car (in the trunk), then you can use the e...

  • K. Coding – Media (GW33V21)

    Only in case of Volkswagen, Skoda and Seat might the coding be required. By CAN BAP based systems (VW, Seat, Skoda – GW33V21) the Media option is disabled (most cases) therefore the car has to be code...

  • L. No sound only control on BMW

    This problem could appear on 3 specific cases: The car has DSP The CD changer plug has been connected in a wrong way on the cable of the GW33BM1 (17 round PIN connector) The iPod Dock cable is not con...

  • M. No ID3 display on BMW (how to set radio to display text)

    There are 3 different display types available (Radio, MID and Navigation) and each requires a different configuration, so you might need to change this setting after installation. Below you can see th...

  • N. Charging smartphones

    If it is possible it depends on more factors: The Gateway needs to add enough power (Gateway 300 has 0.5 Amp power output) The matching cable version needs to be used (in case of iPhone with Lightning...

  • O. Function of CD1-CD6 (or buttons 1-6)

    The CD changer (and CAN) protocol is what the Gateway uses, so that the car can recognize it. This protocol is a little limited, therefore you only have the Next/Previous track buttons and CD1-CD6 (bu...

  • P. BMW 16:9 navigation: requirements and installation

    Normally you can pull out the radio head unit and connect the Gateway to the CD changer connector and the installation is done. In the case of the BMW 16:9 head unit this is different, because the CD ...