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09-28-2019 10:15 PM
LOmarG So, anyone figure this out yet? Called Toyota, and they don't even know how to update the firmware or map....
01-20-2017 01:45 PM
davect01
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Originally Posted by miguelito loveless View Post
After reading the posts on this forum and visiting the Pioneer website, the best solution would be to replace the pioneer avh-2558 with another Pioneer unit. It would be plug and play. There are comparable units for a reasonable price on EBay. The back-up camera, antennae would all connect.

I mention this because I was surprised how many Scion owners replaced the factory unit with an aftermarket unit (usually Pioneer). Before buying my I/M, I shopped for a used XD. But I got the I/M because I had driven the Auris in Europe and really liked it.

Good luck with whatever solution you choose.
The stock unit is pretty good, but some people want more.
01-20-2017 12:49 PM
miguelito loveless The 2017 Toyota I/M uses the same unit
01-20-2017 12:28 PM
miguelito loveless After reading the posts on this forum and visiting the Pioneer website, the best solution would be to replace the pioneer avh-2558 with another Pioneer unit. It would be plug and play. There are comparable units for a reasonable price on EBay. The back-up camera, antennae would all connect.

I mention this because I was surprised how many Scion owners replaced the factory unit with an aftermarket unit (usually Pioneer). Before buying my I/M, I shopped for a used XD. But I got the I/M because I had driven the Auris in Europe and really liked it.

Good luck with whatever solution you choose.
09-21-2016 10:23 PM
Aprime I'm going to have to partially retract myself but it doesn't change that there's no inter compatibility between the units. I was reading the software license and yeaaaaaa, it's running on a Linux base. I doubt anyone's willing to invest any time hacking through the system the way they have on Mazdas, though (different units running somewhat similar software throughout the entire Toyota lineup as opposed to 100% the same throughout for Mazda).
09-21-2016 01:58 PM
Nick Prescott NO I'M NOT. Google it.
09-21-2016 11:18 AM
blueBallz
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What is it that you do? That is a terrible analogy. Excel is notorious for compatibility issues when moving files between OSX and Windows operating systems... macro issues, table corruption, incompatible formulas.

The update you're trying to flash is for a Mazda 2... I mean Scion iA infotainment system. The files used may be in a completely different file format than what the Scion Pioneer Headunit needs to read. For instance just doing a little looking around; other Mazda models update using just one *.up file where as other Pioneer Headunits update using 6 different files *.txt, *.idx, *.inf, *.mdt,*.udt,*.mdx
you're talking about a software update, i'm talking about a gracenote database update which uses the same exact file type but is still not compatible with our headunit for some reason.
09-21-2016 09:11 AM
Nick Prescott
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jeez you guys are acting like you've never flashed anything in your life lol.


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it's not software, it's a database, that's like copying an excel sheet from your windows pc to a mac.
What is it that you do? That is a terrible analogy. Excel is notorious for compatibility issues when moving files between OSX and Windows operating systems... macro issues, table corruption, incompatible formulas.

The update you're trying to flash is for a Mazda 2... I mean Scion iA infotainment system. The files used may be in a completely different file format than what the Scion Pioneer Headunit needs to read. For instance just doing a little looking around; other Mazda models update using just one *.up file where as other Pioneer Headunits update using 6 different files *.txt, *.idx, *.inf, *.mdt,*.udt,*.mdx
09-20-2016 06:03 PM
blueBallz it's not software, it's a database, that's like copying an excel sheet from your windows pc to a mac.
09-20-2016 02:49 PM
davect01
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jeez you guys are acting like you've never flashed anything in your life lol.

Ya, but I don't try and install Apple software onto my Android phone. The headunits you are discussing are totally different.

If we are missing something, then perhaps you did not explain well what you are trying to do.
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