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DNX-7100 My GPS in the unit cannot find sattelite. It stays in the acquiring mode indefinatley and then asks indoors or in another state. Still no luck.

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  • espy1899 Nov 24, 2007

    Thanks I actually figured it out. It was the connection to the antenna. They grey plastic pieces that clip together with the metal inside. I guess the plug on the HU side had come apart so I could actually pull the plastic off of the metal causing it not to connect to the other side securely. I tested by putting it together without the plastic and it was good. I just put it together better.

  • puzzledgav Feb 17, 2008

    My dnx7100 cannot connect to satellite either. It just keeps saying acquiring satellites, but never moves on. I checked my connections, wiggled them around, checked the wire, tugged on things, anything I could think of, but nothing works. I bought this online, so I can ship it back for warranty repair, but I only just got it yesterday, and if I can fix it, I will be out of a radio completely until they fix it. HELP



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Got the antenna plugged in to the head unit? It's the little 1" square black thing with the mini USB plug on it.

If you do have it plugged in then you may want to test the antenna by making sure it isn't being blocked by metal in your car. Just hold the antenna outside the car and see if you get reception then. If you do than you will have to relocate the antenna.

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