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Old 12-02-2011, 10:50 AM   #1
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Question Adding XM Radio to 550c

I've got a 550c that I use on the GS, the Goldwing and in my truck. I know I can get the XM unit to go with my 550c. What if I want to use XM in each vehicle that I transfer my Zumo to?

Does this mean I must move the Zumo AND the XM antenna, or can I get separate antennas for each vehicle? If I do that will the Zumo recognize the different antennas? Will I need more than one XM subscription?

I already have a Sirrius subscription....does that help?

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Old 12-02-2011, 11:06 AM   #2
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I've got a 550c that I use on the GS, the Goldwing and in my truck. I know I can get the XM unit to go with my 550c. What if I want to use XM in each vehicle that I transfer my Zumo to?

Does this mean I must move the Zumo AND the XM antenna, or can I get separate antennas for each vehicle? If I do that will the Zumo recognize the different antennas? Will I need more than one XM subscription?

I already have a Sirrius subscription....does that help?

Thanks

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You would need a separate antenna and therefore a subscription for each antenna. The 550 will recognize whatever you have, but antennas at 300 + each can be expensive.
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Old 12-02-2011, 11:19 AM   #3
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I see the antennas on ebay and CL in the 100 dollar range..GXM30. Wonder if one of them would work? Any catches I need to be aware of?
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Old 12-02-2011, 03:52 PM   #4
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The GXM 30 is the XM Radio for the zumo 550. If you want to have XM for all of your vehicles you will need to either move the GXM 30 Radio with the zumo 550 or have a GXM 30 Radio for each vehicle. Each GXM 30 requires it's own XM Subscription.

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Old 12-02-2011, 04:03 PM   #5
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That's what I was hoping NOT to hear.

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