Sena audio multitasking with BMW Nav5

Discussion in 'Mapping & Navigation' started by Teeonethousand, Aug 10, 2018 at 8:51 AM.

  1. Teeonethousand

    Teeonethousand Adventurer

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    Hi..I recently bought a Sena 20S Eve and paired it to my iPhone 5s and BMW NAV5. The audio multitasking does not work ie the GPS voice cuts out the intercom instead of overlaying as per the multitask description.

    I have paired it several ways and according to the specific instructions but no joy.

    Has anyone got it to work lease?

    Thanks
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  2. PTJCAL

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    Hi. It might not work because, as far as I know, the gps speaks directions using hfp Bluetooth phone profile, instead the a2dp Bluetooth music/hf audio stream profile. The audio multitasking works with a2dp profile, not with a phone call (hfp), which has the greatest priority. The bmw navigator can stream audio with both profiles.

    If you might connect the navigator declaring it as a gps, maybe the 20s can mix it somehow. There are several ways to connect a gps within a sena device.

    I hope it helps.
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  3. Teeonethousand

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    Hi thanks.....it does help in that it is consistent with what everyone is saying only I cannot get my NAV5 to connect with only GPS...each time I pair it as a GPS device it pairs with full media functionality. I believe that the GPS overlay only works if the device is paired as a GPS only but I can’t seem to get mine to pair like that. Sena support here I come.

    Thx again
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