AR1-BMW-E: Digital Pre-Amp Interface for BMW vehicles with iDrive: ID7/ID8 and Harman Kardon

2019-2024 BMW vehicles with iDrive version iD7 & iD8 WITH Harman Kardon audio package

The AR1-BMW-E digital amplifier replacement interface for BMW is an advanced electronic device designed to seamless replacement of the factory-installed amplifier in select BMW vehicles. It is engineered to integrate with the existing audio system and provide improved sound quality and functionality without the need for extensive modifications or rewiring.

  • Full frequency digital output
  • Retains all OEM sounds (door chimes, turn signals, Bluetooth etc.)
  • Front and Rear Toslink and Coaxial outputs
  • Toslink and Coaxial Inputs
  • 3 Year Warranty

Key features of the AR-BMW-E, Pre-Amp digital interface are:

  1. Compatibility: Tailored to work specifically with BMW's iD7 and iD8 iDrive infotainment systems equipped with the Harman Kardon audio package
  2. Enhanced Audio Quality: The interface is engineered to deliver superior sound quality by leveraging digital signal processing (DSP) and data controlled functions
  3. Plug-and-Play Installation: Designed for straightforward installation, the interface often requires minimal modifications or wire splicing. It typically connects directly to the existing wiring harness making it a very easy install.
  4. Integration with OEM Controls: It allows seamless integration with the vehicle's original controls and head unit, preserving features like volume control, Bluetooth, and other audio settings.
  5. Customizable Sound Settings: Our interfaces offer customizable sound settings, allowing users to adjust audio parameters such as door chime, Bluetooth, and other audio preferences for a personalized listening experience.
  6. Designed for Aftermarket Upgrades: Optical output and coaxial output provide flat hi bit rate digital signal directly to your amplifier or DSP.
  7. Reliability and Durability: Built to meet high standards of durability and reliability, ensuring long-term performance and stable operation within the vehicle with a 3 year warranty
  8. Compatibility Updates: Some interfaces might come with firmware or software updates that improve compatibility with new technologies or provide additional features over time.

This interface effectively serves as a way to change the factory amplifier, offering significant improvements in sound quality and customization without compromising the original functionality of the BMW's audio system. Users can experience an upgraded audio performance tailored to their preferences while retaining the seamless integration and control offered by the vehicle's original entertainment system.

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Compatibility Chart for BMW

Model Year
BMW 1 Series 2020-2024
BMW 2 Series 2020-2024
BMW 3 Series 2019-2024
BMW 4 Series 2020-2024
BMW 5 Series 2018-2023
BMW 6 Series 2018-2023
BMW 7 Series 2020-2024
BMW 8 Series 2019-2024
BMW M2 2020-2024
BMW M3 2019-2024
BMW M4 2020-2024
BMW M5 2019-2023
BMW M6 2019-2023
BMW M8 2019-2024
BMW X1 2023-2024
BMW X3 2021-2024
BMW X4 2019-2024
BMW X5 2019-2024
BMW X6 2020-2024
BMW X7 2019-2024
BMW Z4 2019-2024
BMW iX1 2023-2024
BMW iX3 2020-2024
BMW iX 2022-2024
BMW i4 2022-2024
BMW XM 2023-2024