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i have a suzuki ignis 2017, with pioneer F80DAB.

I try to run DAB+, but doesn't work, DAB+ work's with you ?

thank's a lot !

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Welcome to this forum.

To be honest I've never heard of DAB+ so have had to Google it:

What is DAB+?

DAB+ is an upgrade of the current DAB system, the main advantage being that it is three times as efficient meaning that it can carry far more stations and at a far higher audio quality than on DAB.

Other benefits include transmission costs being far lower; less spectrum being required; reception quality is far more robust; and DAB+ is a much greener technology because the overall transmission power required is far lower.

DAB+ is also the current standard across much of Europe so if you are to travel, the radio travels with you.

How do I get access to DAB+ stations?

Firstly make sure you have a radio that is capable of getting DAB+. You can view our latest DAB+ digital radios or if you have an existing Pure digital radio check our list of DAB+ compatible radios to see whether it is DAB+ ready or has an upgrade available.

Retune your radio!

If you know you have a DAB+ compatible digital radio, you may need to retune your radio to find the new stations. Typically this can be done by either pressing a re-tune or auto-tune button or by going in to the menu and selecting scan, re-tune or auto-tune.

One you have re-tuned, if you can see Mellow Magic or Virgin Radio on your set, but can't find Jazz FM, Fun Kids or Magic Chilled your radio may not be yet DAB+ compatible.


Support for AVIC-F80DAB

High-end navigation AV system with 7-inch Clear Type Resistive Multi-touch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Bluetooth, CD/DVD and DAB+ radio

When it says "I try to run DAB+" do you need to "run" it - it's it just inherent to the machine?

I couldn't find anything in the manuals - download link:

(My car has the newer Bosch unit BTW)
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