Sat Nav input. Is it me?

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Just got a different car with Audio 50. tried inputting a post code, HP21 9TX and it lets me put in HP21 9, but no TX. Is it something that I am doing?
 

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Just got a different car with Audio 50. tried inputting a post code, HP21 9TX and it lets me put in HP21 9, but no TX. Is it something that I am doing?
Nope, the older version were limited to 5 digits, there may be an update that can be applied to allow the full 7 but it’s really dependent on the age
 

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Which car? The 2006 SLK, if it has the latest (and last) 2018-19 maps, for which it would need to have firmware update 09/29 installed, should allow 7 character postcode input (haven't yet tried it on my 08 SLK with Comand NTG2.5, but Blobcat has a similar car and assures me it's correct), but the Comand NTG4 on my 08 S204 will only take 5 character postcode entry. Suspect it's to do with Germany only using 5 digit postal codes!!
 
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Which car? The 2006 SLK, if it has the latest (and last) 2018-19 maps, for which it would need to have firmware update 09/29 installed, should allow 7 character postcode input (haven't yet tried it on my 08 SLK with Comand NTG2.5, but Blobcat has a similar car and assures me it's correct), but the Comand NTG4 on my 08 S204 will only take 5 character postcode entry. Suspect it's to do with Germany only using 5 digit postal codes!!
Ah must update that sold the 2006 now got a 2009
 
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Nope, the older version were limited to 5 digits, there may be an update that can be applied to allow the full 7 but it’s really dependent on the age
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Nope, the older version were limited to 5 digits, there may be an update that can be applied to allow the full 7 but it’s really dependent on the age
2011
 

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some brand new Lexus cars still only get 5 - its a joke - the rest of the world only tries to get the town

5 gets u within 1/2 a mile but many people don't really know their ACTUAL postal address - and if they lie which town you'll never find the road
 

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If your 2009 SLK has Comand NTG2.5, then you may need the firmware update 09/29 to install the latest (and last ever) 2019 maps. The good news is that if you acquire the 2109 DVD's, attempt to run them and 09/29 is not installed, the system will simply say "update cannot be installed" rather than deleting your old maps before attempting (and failing) to install the new ones. Bad news in this case is finding someone to install 09/29 - in my case it was comand.co.uk and cost 3 figures! However, these comments apply to NTG2.5, not Audio 50!

As for the 2011 barge - can't help!
 
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If your 2009 SLK has Comand NTG2.5, then you may need the firmware update 09/29 to install the latest (and last ever) 2019 maps. The good news is that if you acquire the 2109 DVD's, attempt to run them and 09/29 is not installed, the system will simply say "update cannot be installed" rather than deleting your old maps before attempting (and failing) to install the new ones. Bad news in this case is finding someone to install 09/29 - in my case it was comand.co.uk and cost 3 figures! However, these comments apply to NTG2.5, not Audio 50!

As for the 2011 barge - can't help!
No it is my super stylish, useful, spacious, 2011 EClass.
 

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Don't think he has Comand - post 1 says Audio 50.
 

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Oh if it’s a 212 with command then yes you should have 7 digest, my 2010 does
there an update to the comand circa this age that enables the 7 digits

I believe some have hardware that won't take it - the break point was a build point in 2010 - there's also some other stuff with some models having BT music streaming hardware that was not enabled (if brave you can play and get at it in ENG menus) - but I guess it was off as they had bugs they were still working through and if you have DAB too get down and get it Flashed ASAP
 


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