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Quick question. I am looking at getting the nav for my 2005.5 b7 s4. The new US RNS-E version F seems to be available. I currently have the Symphony/Bose system (I guess Symphony II) and Sirius.

My question is, will Sirius work with the RNS-E or do I have to buy a seperate Sirius receiver and plug that into the adapter for the RNS-e unit. I am not sure if Sirius is built into the existing head unit or not. I am obviously hoping that no additional hardware is needed, but I am not sure.

If I do need something else to continue to have Sirius with the new nav system, how much does it cost.

Thanks in advance for your help.

BTW I do not have OnStar or the Tire Pressure Monitoring system.
 

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Sirius and XM are separate receivers in the trunk, connected via CAN-BUS and CDC Audio to the head unit. The RNS-E "E" unit requires a new version of the SAT receiver, which costs between $450 and $550. Nobody has reported testing the "F" RNS-E so far, therefore there are no information available about compatibility issues between the 2nd generation SAT receivers and the "F" RNS-E.

My guess is that the "D" Sirius receiver will work fine if the "F" RNS-E is just an "E" unit with updated software. But until someone actually gets an "F" RNS-E and tries the "D" Sirius tuner, we won't kow...
 

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I will check out the receiver in the trunk to see what model I have. Thanks for the info!
 
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