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    Sorry for the silly question but can someone tell me what a canbus is?
    I see it comes up a lot when talking about new head units.

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    Thanks!!!

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    It's among the most asked question on here m8

    http://www.bridgwater-electronics.co...CAN+Bus%3F.php

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    i remember asking this Q a while ago after seeing the word on here. that link is quite a good one.

    i have often wondered what the benefit of CANbus is to me, the driver. no other cars i've had use this system, and my C doesn't do electiccy things any....er....better than those cars, if you get my drift.
    then i read para a) which reads -


    (a) Significant reduction in wiring leading to:-
    (i) Significant reduction in manufacturing cost and hence retail cost.


    yeah, that'd be right, that's the real bonus of the system i bet....

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    can bus is alot less wiring but alot more trouble when one part goes wrong quite often u get lots of other faults nightmare for techs ,

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    Quote Originally Posted by mark_w View Post
    (a) Significant reduction in wiring leading to:-
    (i) Significant reduction in manufacturing cost and hence retail cost.

    yeah, that'd be right, that's the real bonus of the system i bet....
    yes i bet,

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