Has anyone got any information on HomeLink in Australia?
Was it omitted the same as the browser?
I'd love to be able to open my gate/garage without relying on remotes, especially once they have the software ready for the car to park itself.
Home link simply are not in this market and there is strong resistance to even buying aftermarket in the States or Europe and importing. Pathetic! I too would much prefer it over using my old tech remote control.
True about the frequencies, but home link Europe uses the same frequencies we do at 433. Same as the fob.i think the other frequency is 318 but that could be wrong. Actually some controllers in this country are on the lower frequency.For starters the frequencies used by the doors are different, and the encoding is also different. Even if you had a HomeLink module in the car it wouldn't be able to operate the door. Many countries licence different parts of the spectrum to different applications - eg the key fob in our cars and European ones are different to the U.S. versions - different frequencies.
I wonder whether the hardware is actually installed in our cars, but not activated. A bit like the 40 - 60 KW battery thing, or the supercharger hardware. I am fairly sure a browser lurks there somewhere and could be activated except for regulations here.
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True about the frequencies, but home link Europe uses the same frequencies we do at 433. Same as the fob.i think the other frequency is 318 but that could be wrong. Actually some controllers in this country are on the lower frequency.
Fascinating, Tim. The research i did on this as an aftermarket option returned some VERY negative results and responses from both the manufacturer and various distributors in both the USA and Europe. They simply flat out refused to supply on any basis.
Do you actually have a Range Rover with this working? If you do, then I am definitely going to pursue the matter. What year model is your Rover? Need as much ammo as i can get. In fact, if I do pursue the matter, I will enlist the entire forum to assist. The more letters and pressure we apply, the greater the likelihood of success!
We were NOT given a rebate on the tech package to account for it's absence. I do suspect that you are right and that the hardware is there for the enabling. It is actually worth some money to me to get it up and running.
Went through the range rover web site, all models including build your own and could not find a homelink option there anywhere. So, if you have it, it must have been restricted since that time.
Your systems must be quite old - I haven't seen those old remotes for a long time. The b and d controllers are all individually identified and registered to the controller - like a tesla fob..My garage door and gate are on fixed code device. I believe that they are on 318 MHz. Set by DIP switch.
Regarding the other types of control you mention, I do not have the technical expertise to set them up. Do you know anyone in Sydney who does?