FAQ's

What are Mimi Head Units basic features?

  • Smart Touch Screen
  • Radio
  • CD/DVD/MP3/MP4 Player
  • USB Port
  • iPod Connectivity
  • Built in GPS
  • Bluetooth (Music & Phone)
  • AV Input
  • SD Card Slot

 

What Optional Extras Can I have?

  • Digital TV (DVBT)
  • Headrest Monitors
  • Reverse Cameras

 

Will It Fit My Car
Q: Will it work with my steering control?
A: Yes.

Q: Will all my buttons on my steering control work?
A: Features will vary according to modes e.g. DVD/MP3/iPod.

Q: Will it work with my on board computer?
A: Yes, your OBC will continue to work.

Q: Will my on board computer info display on the unit?
A: Functionality varies depending on the unit, see item listing
for confirmation

Q: Will standard AUX input still work?
A: No, it will become obsolete due to the many media utilities available.

Q: Will my standard Bluetooth Kit still work?
A: No, you will have to disconnect your Bluetooth, as the unit features
its own Bluetooth and may cause conflicts.

Q: Will the existing CD changer still work?
A: Functionality varies depenidng on unit, see item listing for confirmation

Q: Will my existing parking sensors still work?
A: If they are factory fitted or installed by a third party you will still hear the
audio beep. If you have a seperate display for your sensors, you will still
require this if you still want the visuals, this cannot be integrated into the unit.


Q: Will it work with my headlights?
A: Yes, the unit will illuminate with your headlights.

 

Reverse Parking Camera
Q: Will I get a visual display?
A: Yes, the Mimi’s sixth sense feature will allow you to get a visual
proximity display.

 

Radio
Q: Will it display the station names?
A: Yes.

Q: Does it have RDS?
A: Yes.

 

CD/ DVD/MP3/MP4 Player
Q: What formats does it play?
A: All major current media applications.

Q: Will it play MP3/MP4?
A: Yes.

Q: Can I plug my hard drive into it?
A: Yes, depending on the size of the hard drive, if it’s too big
the unit won’t be able to process the vast amount of information.
Estimated size upto 500GB

 

 

USB Port
Q: Can I plug my USB stick into the unit?
A: Yes, Mimi offers USB reader compatibility. However it depends
on the USB size, if it’s too large the unit won’t be able to process
the vast amount on information. Estimated size upto 500GB

 

IPOD Connectivity – (made for the iPod works with iPhone)
Q: Will it charge my iPod?
A: Yes.

Q: Can I control my iPod from the touch screen?
A: Yes.

Q: Can I get my iPod menu on the touch screen?
A: Yes.

Q: Can I change tracks on iPod using steering controls?
A: Yes.

Q: Can I watch a movie from my iPod?
No, you cannot watch movies from the iPod Dock connection, but if you
use and AV input then you can relay video and audio.

Q: Does it work with the iPhone?
A: Yes, But if the software on the iPhone changes or does not support sync
it is not due to the unit as the unit is advertised as made for the iPod and not
the iPhone (it is better to stream music).


 

Digital TV (DVBT)
Q: What channels do I get?
A: All Freeview channels.

Q: Can I control the channels by using the touch screen?
A: Yes, and with the remote control provided.

Q: Do I need aerials?
A: Yes, you need two aerials.

Q: Where will the aerials go?
A: The first aerial is a discrete di-pole which mounts on the front windscreen;
the second aerial is transparent and is mounted on the rear windscreen.
Signal strength and reception quality varies in different areas.

 

Built in GPS Receiver
Q: What software does it use?
A: Please see the Satnav Software sections for availability.

Q: Can I perform a postcode search?
A: Yes.

Q: Does it locate speed cameras?
A: Yes.

Q: Will I get voice instructions?
A: Yes.

Q: Can I watch a DVD whilst using navigation?
A: Yes, by using the MIMI tunes feature, but when being instructed on directions
via GPS, the screen will flip back to your GPS route.

Q: Is there an option to change the voice?
A: Yes.

Q: Does it have European Maps?
A: If you purchase the full European software. See the stores Satnav
Section for availability

Q: Do I need an antenna?
A: Yes.

Q: Where does the antenna go?
A: Mounted on the top right/left hand side of the windscreen.


 

Bluetooth Function
Q: Will my phone calls come through my car speakers?
A: Yes, your audio will mute and the call will come through your normal speakers.

Q: Can I still transfer calls to my handset?
A: Yes.

Q: Will my calls come through even when watching a DVD or listening to music?
A: Yes, through MIMI box features.

Q: Can I dial from the on screen keypad?
A: Yes.

Q: Will my names and numbers be displayed?
A: Depends on the compatibility of the handset.

Q: Will I get my phone book contacts displayed?
A: Depends on the compatibility of the headset.

Q: Can I stream music?
A: Depends on the compatibility of the headset.

Q: Will my phone connect automatically when I get into the car?
A: Yes, once paired for the first time, it will automatically connect.

Q: Does it come with an external microphone?
A: Yes, some units feature external microphone. Please see item listing for details

Q: Where does the external microphone go?
A:  All vehicles where the units are fitted low around the dash area have an
external microphone running through the roof console to the courtesy light.

Q: How many phones can be paired at one time?
A: one phone at a time