MyGIG Multimedia Infotainment System Radios

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MyGIG Lockpick II Interface for unlocking restricted features

 

Shown above is the primary picture of Chrysler’s latest technology MyGIG radio, mannequin RER. The new 6.5″ touch-screen mannequin includes a built-in laborious drive with storage for 2000 songs, a front-mounted audio enter jack and a USB information port. MyGIG premiered in 2007 fashions of the Jeep Wrangler, Dodge Nitro, Chrysler Sebring and Dodge Avenger. Most different Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep automobiles have been added to the listing within the 2008-2009 mannequin years.

MyGIG is a revolutionary multimedia infotainment system that integrates radio, navigation, DVD, Bluetooth, USB and satellite tv for pc radio applied sciences. The USB port permits uploads of music and photographs to a 20 or 30 gigabyte laborious drive, whereas the system may even copy recordsdata from CDs. Using the Gracenote database, MyGIG will discover the artist, monitor and title for the music.

The auxiliary enter jack permits passengers to hearken to a conveyable MP3 participant via the car’s audio system. MyGIG is a Sirius Satellite Radio participant and in addition contains UConnect® —the hands-free Bluetooth mobile system. Controlling the system is simple, too. The 6.5-inch contact display screen permits simple menu navigation, whereas the Advanced Voice Dialog System acknowledges greater than 1,000 phrases for audio, navigation, leisure and hands-free cell phone use.

Navigating visitors additionally turns into simpler utilizing MyGIG’s real-time visitors info. Separate audio outputs enable passengers to hearken to the automotive audio system whereas completely different audio tracks play via the system’s wi-fi headphones. That means the children can watch their DVD on the optionally available rear-seat leisure system whereas mother and father hearken to the radio within the entrance.

MyGIG fashions

To date, three completely different variations of the MyGIG radio have been launched in North America, fashions RER (with navigation), REN/RBZ (with out navigation, and with or with out Satellite radio) and REU (with navigation and distant show display screen). Model REU is at the moment out there solely within the all-new 2009 Dodge Journey. MyGIG radios use two completely different Bus programs, excessive velocity and low velocity. Vehicles designed for a high-speed electrical bus won’t work on a car with a low-speed bus, and vice versa. See the MyGIG radio parts, software and accessories reference page for extra info on the completely different variations of the MyGIG radios.

The european variations of RER radios use the gross sales code REW. South Africa, Middle East “GCC”, Australia, and New Zealand are mannequin “REP”.

There is not any european model of the REN radio. South Africa, Middle East “GCC”, Australia, and New Zealand variations of REN radios use the gross sales code “REZ”.

 

MyGIG mannequin abstract1. Media Center 430N CD/DVD/HDD Radios (additionally known as “uconnect tunes”)

REN – MyGIG radio with out navigation – North America
RBZ – MyGIG radio with out navigation – North America (new alternative for REN, very related)
REZ – MyGIG radio with out navigation – South Africa, Middle East “GCC”, Australia, and New Zealand

2. Media Center 730N CD/DVD/HDD/NAV Radios (additionally known as “uconnect GPS”)

RER – MyGIG radio with navigation – North America
REW – MyGIG radio with navigation – Europe
REP – MyGIG radio with navigation – South Africa, Middle East “GCC”, Australia, and New Zealand

3. Media Center 430N CD/DVD/HDD/NAV Radios with separate display screen (additionally known as “uconnect tunes”)

REU – MyGIG radio with navigation – North America, separate display screen model used solely within the Dodge Journey
REX – MyGIG radio with navigation – Export fashions, separate display screen model used solely within the Dodge Journey
RE1 – MyGIG radio with navigation – Export fashions, separate display screen model used solely within the Dodge Journey

REU with distant display screen
(Dodge Journey)

 

MyGIG radios – manufacturing unit availability for mannequin years   2007-2010
Vehicle Bus velocity 2007 2008 2009 2010
Chrysler 300 Low No Yes Yes Yes
Aspen Low No Yes Yes Vehicle
discontinued
Sebring Low Yes Yes Yes Yes
Town & Country High No Yes Yes Yes
Dodge Avenger Low Yes Yes Yes Yes
Caliber Low No No Yes Yes
Caravan High No Yes Yes Yes
Challenger Low No Yes Yes Yes
Charger Low No Yes Yes Yes
Dakota Low No Yes Yes Yes
Durango Low No Yes Yes Vehicle
discontinued
Journey High No No Yes Yes
Magnum Low No Yes Vehicle Vehicle
discontinued discontinued
Nitro High Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ram 1500 Low (07-08)
High (09-10)
No No Yes Yes
Ram HD (2500/3500/4500/5500) High (2010) No No No Yes
Jeep Commander Low No Yes Yes Yes
Compass Low No No Yes Yes
Grand Cherokee Low No Yes Yes Yes
Liberty High No Yes Yes Yes
Patriot Low No No Yes Yes
Wrangler High Yes Yes Yes Yes
Mitsubishi Raider pickup (Chrysler constructed) Low No Yes Yes Yes
Volkswagen Routan minivan (Chrysler constructed) High No Yes Yes Yes
MyGIG radios – manufacturing unit availability for mannequin years   2011-2012
Vehicle Bus velocity 2011 2012 Comments
Chrysler 300 High No No All-new radio design. Not
suitable w/ prior mannequin years.
200 Low Yes Yes
Town & Country High Yes Yes New Bus system. Not
suitable w/ prior mannequin years.
Dodge Avenger Low Yes Yes
Caliber Low Yes Yes
Caravan High Yes Yes New Bus system. Not
suitable w/ prior mannequin years.
Challenger Low Yes Yes
Charger High No No All-new radio design. Not
suitable w/ prior mannequin years.
Dakota Low Yes Yes
Durango High Yes Yes New Bus system. Not
suitable w/ prior mannequin years.
Journey High No No All-new radio design. Not
suitable w/ prior mannequin years.
Nitro High Yes Yes New Bus system. Not
suitable w/ prior mannequin years.
Ram 1500 High Yes Yes New Bus system. Not
suitable w/ prior mannequin years.
Ram HD (2500/3500/4500/5500) High Yes Yes New Bus system. Not
suitable w/ prior mannequin years.
Jeep Compass Low Yes Yes
Grand Cherokee High Yes Yes New Bus system. Not
suitable w/ prior mannequin years.
Liberty High Yes Yes New Bus system. Not
suitable w/ prior mannequin years.
Patriot Low Yes Yes
Wrangler High Yes Yes New Bus system. Not
suitable w/ prior mannequin years.
Volkswagen Routan minivan (Chrysler constructed) High Yes Yes New Bus system. Not
suitable w/ prior mannequin years.
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   MyGIG radios usually are not instantly suitable with the next Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep automobiles:*

    • All 2006 and prior fashions
    • All 2007 fashions besides Wrangler, Nitro, Sebring and Avenger
    • The following 2008 fashions:

Chrysler Pacifica
Chrysler PT Cruiser
Dodge Caliber
Dodge Ram
Dodge Viper
Jeep Compass
Jeep Patriot

    • The following 2009 fashions:

Chrysler PT Cruiser
Dodge Viper
Dodge Ram HD 2500, 3500, 4500, 5500

    • The following 2010 fashions:

Chrysler PT Cruiser
Dodge Viper

*NOTE: An aftermarket firm has launched an interface system that may enable the hook-up of MyGIG radios in most 2005-2007 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep automobiles. See:  MyGIG Lockpick II Interface

 

MyGIG Specifications and options:

GPS Navigation: (Models REP, RER, REU, REW, REX solely)

  • Hard drive (HDD) based mostly navigation (information pre-loaded)
  • Flip-down motorized show
  • Full map & TBT show
  • Point-of-interest itemizing
  • Real time visitors updates through Sirius
  • Turn-by-turn route steerage
  • Voice activated vacation spot enter
  • 2D & 3D Bird’s eye view of street

LCD Display:

  • 6.5” TFT show (400 x 240 pixels)
  • Touchscreen LCD
  • Flip down Motorized Display
  • Enhanced graphics

Data File Transfer/Storage:

  • 2007 RER fashions: 20 GB HDD for Nav, Photo, Music (7 GB out there for storage)
  • 2008-up RER fashions: 30 GB HDD for Nav, Photo, Music (17 GB out there for storage)
  • 2007-2008 REN fashions: 20 GB HDD for Nav, Photo, Music (7 GB out there for storage)
  • 2009-up REN fashions: 30 GB HDD for Nav, Photo, Music (17 GB out there for storage)
  • 2010-up RBZ fashions: 30 GB HDD for Nav, Photo, Music (17 GB out there for storage)
  • USB 2.0 port interface
  • JPEG picture viewer
  • Customizable display screen background utilizing your individual photographs
  • Music file switch
  • CD/DVD to HDD

Integrated Music Juke Box:

  • Supports Gracenote Music file administration system
  • Ability to Rip and retailer music to HDD through CD or USB
  • Supported codecs: MP3, WMA, CD Audio, DVD Audio, and DVD Video, DVD-ROM, DVD Plus, DualDisc, SA-CD (CD Layer)

Integrated Radio Receivers:

  • 12 AM/12 FM station presets
  • 12 satellite tv for pc radio presets (when outfitted)
  • Bass, treble, stability, fade management and mid-range
  • Bi-directional radio search
  • CD changer controls
  • Dual base band satellite tv for pc radio receiver (Sirius)
  • Dual FM tuner
  • Electronically tuned
  • Optimized AM tuner
  • World tuner assist
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Audio / Video Entertainment System:

  • Supports three simultaneous audio output sources
  • Supports two simultaneous video output sources
  • Displays video output on radio headunit show
  • Capability to play and management DVD audio/video from headunit or exterior DVD participant
  • Note: High definition content material and media (e.g., HD-DVD, Blu-Ray) just isn’t supported
    (Note: Certain state legal guidelines mandate that the Front Seat Video function, on automobiles so outfitted, be disengaged. See info beneath)
  • The radio is able to enjoying compact discs (CD), recordable compact discs (CD-R), rewritable compact discs (CD-RW), recordable DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW, and DVD+RW compact discs

Single Compact Disc participant:

  • Track search and scan, ahead and reverse
  • Display for elapsed time, monitor and disc disc choice
  • MP3/WMA functionality — CDs containing MP3/WMA-encoded recordsdata may be performed
  • Shock-resistant vibration-dampened mounting
  • Ignition-off disc ejection functionality

Integrated Voice Dialogue System (SDS):

  • Command and management of Audio, navigation and Phone features
  • Large vocabulary
  • Pop-up dialog show
  • Adaptive voice studying functionality
  • Automatic phonetic transcription (G2P)
  • Seamless Voice Tree
  • Supports English, French, Spanish for U.S.

Other:

  • UConnect® communications system, built-in
  • Bluetooth connectivity

MyGIG bezel dimensions

Bluetooth compatibility

Not all Bluetooth® telephones are suitable with UConnect®. For a present listing with photographs, go to Bluetooth compatible phones, choose any mannequin yr, then select “Getting Started”, then “Compatible Phones”. Note that in some circumstances, the cellphone will need to have a sure software program model or later to be able to work; clients might have to have their cellphone supplier improve the software program of their cellphone (that is often free).

Front seat video allow/disable

Due to sure state laws, a operate for disabling the entrance seat video possibility has been included into the car as a working change. This operate will allow or disable the radios capability to play video within the entrance seat. If enabled, the radio will solely play video when the car is in Park (Automatic Transmission) or when the parking brake is about and car velocity is zero (Manual Transmission). If disabled, the radio will NOT play video within the entrance seat in any working mode.

Certain state legal guidelines mandate that the Front Seat Video function, on automobiles so outfitted, be disengaged previous to car supply.

Vehicles outfitted with the Front Seat Video ‘My GIG’ function (gross sales codes RER, REN, REU), and delivered to the next states, will need to have the Front Seat Video function disengaged in the course of the New Vehicle Prep course of, utilizing the StarSCAN instrument:

Connecticut
Florida
Illinois
Kansas
Michigan
New Mexico
Nevada
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Tennessee
Texas
Maryland
Utah
Wyoming

For automobiles affected, the car Navigation User Manual will comprise a particular insert offering the shopper with particular particulars concerning this motion.

NOTE: Some early launch automobiles could also be delivered with out the particular Navigation User Manual insert. For these automobiles it will likely be essential to make a replica of the connected kind 81-170-07055A and embody it with the present car’s Navigation User Manual to make sure that the shopper is conscious of any authorized necessities which will apply.

Dealer directions for entrance seat video allow/disable:

  1. Connect the StarSCAN®.
    2. From the Home Screen, enter “ECU View”.
    3. Select “Radio”.
    4. Select “Misc. Functions”.
    5. Select “Enable/Disable Front Seat Video”.
    6. Select “Enable” or “Disable” as desired.
    7. Select end to exit.

Gracenote® database

The Gracenote® database will acknowledge 100,000 CDs, nevertheless it can not acknowledge newly launched CDs that got here out after the database was put in. Future software program updates will add to the database. The first replace to the Gracenote database got here out in February 2008. Newer variations have adopted, see our Parts/software part.

In-motion restrictions

For security causes, sure options comparable to video playback, elements of the deal with e-book, and the keyboard to enter info are locked out when the car is in movement. Drivers can use the voice recognition function, nonetheless.

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Traffic Message Channel

The Traffic Message Channel (TMC) is offered by SIRIUS®; house owners will need to have a legitimate subscription for it to work. For extra info see Wikpedia’s Traffic Message Channel web page.

Backing up MyGIG laborious drive recordsdata

This have to be executed by a seller utilizing the Star Scan instrument to get into the radio, then to “Miscellaneous”, then to “Service mode”. An exterior laborious drive, designated as a “Mass storage Device” is connected to the USB port. Once related, the “Manage my Files” display screen ought to present up which confirms that the drive has been acknowledged. The recordsdata on the radio usually are not deleted till after the method is full, so if there are points in the course of the switch the method may be began over. If the recordsdata are copied to a brand new radio, the brand new radio have to be put via a sleep cycle to entry the brand new recordsdata. Depending on the quantity of recordsdata on the MyGIG laborious drive, copying them can take a number of hours.

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MyGIG Troubleshooting

 

  • Module Failure” message shows when attempting to make use of satellite tv for pc mode. Usually attributable to {an electrical} brief within the SDAR antenna, not the radio. This seems to be commonest on Durango and Aspen. The SDAR antenna cable is often the supply of the issue. Check behind Driver’s A-Pillar trim for potential pinched antenna cable and or unfastened and or bent pin behind the radio. “Module failure” message doesn’t point out the necessity to substitute the radio.
  • Navigation is being activated” message might seem momentarily when the radio is first turned on and within the navigation mode. This is regular whereas GPS satellites are being situated. If message doesn’t go away after driving on principal roads for a couple of minutes, push the Menu button on the radio and choose “System Set Up”, after which “System Info”. Check for “Tag Not Found” or “Not relevant” messages described beneath.
  • Tag Not Found” – Displayed on navigation info web page. Critical error, radio have to be changed as a consequence of inside HDD failure.
  • Not applicaple/NA msg” – Displayed in Gracenote space. Critical error, radio have to be changed (non-navigation REN fashions).
  • EMERGENCY UPDATE/ERROR(256): did not flash replace ifs” – Error when updating software program. Disconnect battery detrimental terminal (or radio energy) for one hour or longer. Restore energy, disc ought to learn correctly and full replace.

 

 

MyGIG identified points

  • When travelling on non-GPS authenticated roads, the RER radio Navigation distance to the subsequent flip is definitely the straight line distance to the subsequent proximate GPS-authenticated street. This subject was corrected with software program launch 9.713, April 2008.
  • Occasionally upon ignition key on the RER Radio the DVD management is locked up and disc can’t be performed. This subject was corrected with software program launch 9.713, April 2008.
  • RER Radio routinely previews navigation route when choosing navigation mode and coming into a route. This subject was corrected with software program launch 9.713, April 2008.
  • Pairing points with telephones such because the Motorola V3m. New drivers to appropriate this subject turned out there with software program launch 9.713, April 2008.
  • Hard Start/No Start Due to Weak Battery – This could also be attributable to the radio not powering down correctly and protecting the communication bus awake inflicting a parasitic battery draw. Applies to 2008 automobiles outfitted with a MYGIG radio (gross sales code REN, REP, RER, REW or REZ) constructed earlier than February 8, 2008. See TSB 08-003-08.
  • MyGig REN or REZ Radio Inoperative After Battery Disconnect – When performing repairs that require battery cable removing, the feed fuse for the radio (20 or 30amp) have to be eliminated previous to disconnecting or reconnecting the battery. Disconnecting and Reconnecting the battery could cause electrical spikes which will harm the MyGig REN or REZ radio. Removal of the fuse will forestall this from occurring. Applies to 2008-2009 automobiles outfitted with a MYGIG radio (gross sales code REN or REZ). See TSB 08-003-09.

 

 

MyGIG Engineering Mode screens

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