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Q&A for Insane Audio's new JK2001

by InsaneAudioSupport » Fri May 19, 2017 7:32 am

Insane Audio's super awesome new JK2001 is available now! Here is a link to some more information -- http://www.insanejeepaudio.com/JK2001_electronic_flyer.pdf

Several customers have been e-mailing us with various questions about this new product so we figured it would be a good idea to start a new topic in our forum. So... ask away!

Have Insane Audio's JK1001 and looking to upgrade? Go here -- http://www.insanejeepaudio.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=4241
 
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Re: Q&A for Insane Audio's new JK2001

by Mike » Sun May 21, 2017 7:42 am

InsaneAudioSupport wrote:Insane Audio's super awesome new JK2001 is available now! Here is a link to some more information -- http://www.insanejeepaudio.com/JK2001_electronic_flyer.pdf

Several customers have been e-mailing us with various questions about this new product so we figured it would be a good idea to start a new topic in our forum. So... ask away!

Have Insane Audio's JK1001 and looking to upgrade? Go here -- http://www.insanejeepaudio.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=4241


OK Support Dudes, you asked for it. So here it comes.

Remember me? I am Mike -- KD5KC, the ham radio operator and electronics tech in El Paso Texas. You certainly must remember some of the detailed test data I provided when we were troubleshooting the JK1001 dead battery drain issue. So pay attention, there will be some test questions here.

#1 -- Right from the start, the flyer is interesting, but lacking in many details and a nice clear photo of the front panel. Even printed on the high-quality color laser at work, it was still difficult to read some of the controls.

Question #1a -- Can you post a high quality photo of the JK2001 front panel?

Question #1b -- Where can we download a copy of the manual for more details?

#2 -- Studying the flyer and trying to compare it to the JK1001, it appears that perhaps the new JK2001 has a slightly larger display. Again, this is hard to judge, but it does appear to me that the controls have moved around some, and perhaps the display has grown some.

Question #2 -- Has the display on the JK2001 increased in size over the JK1001?

#3 -- As I understand it, the JK1001 has a 1.2 GHz 32-bit Duo-Core processor - essentially 2 x 1.2 GHz parallel processors on a 32-bit OS. The JK2001 has a 1.6 GHZ 64-bit Octo-Core processor - essentially 8 x 1.6 GHz parallel processors on a 64-bit OS. I suck at math... but from 1.2 to 1.6 is a 33% increase in processor speed. The 8 core processor is 4 x the 2 core processing ability. And the 64 bit OS should be 2x faster than the 32 bit OS. If I add that up correctly, this makes the JK2001 about 10 x faster than the JK1001 when processing operations. Am I close? The JK1001 boot time was really annoying, although the delay shut-off timer in the later OS update helped a lot in the errand running department. Getting my chosen CLOCK APP running was also annoyingly slow. The faster processing ability should help this a great deal.

Question #3 -- What is the COLD BOOT TIME for the JK2001?

#4 -- If I understood it correctly, while the JK1001 had 16 GB of on-board memory, only 1 GB was allocated to APP storage due to the Android OS limitation. The JK2001 has 32 GB of on-board memory, fully allocated for APP storage. So essentially, the 2001 has 32 X the storage of the 1001. With the JK1001 I quickly ran out of APP storage. Even moving the APPS that could be moved to the Micro-SD card, I am still getting memory low warnings.

Question #4 -- Do I have this understood correctly, 32 X APP storage in the 2001?

#5 -- Blue-Tooth. I have been somewhat disappointed in the JK1001. I have a radio transceiver for Automatic Position Reporting System (APRS-google it). This transceiver is blue-tooth enabled as a SLAVE device. I can connect to it through my cell phone as my cell phone is a MASTER device. As I quickly learned, you can connect MASTER to MASTER. You can connect MASTER to SLAVE. You CANNOT connect SLAVE to SLAVE. I have tried.... I know you have tried.... and the APRS transceiver manufacturer has tried. We have not succeeded. The reason this is desirable is because I can send and receive TEXT messages through the APRS system, and it covers places where cell phones are out of range (like Christmas Mountain in the Texas Big Bend region). The APRS transmitter also sends a beacon every mile, or every turn. So my wife and friends can track me. If I am hours overdue returning from an outing, anyone can check and see where the last JEEP beacon was heard at and how long ago, and dispatch the rescue crew to find me. Running this from the tiny cell phone screen is a PITA, running it from the much larger JK2001 would be much better. I will put more info about APRS below.

Question #5 -- Is the JK2001 Blue-Tooth capable of operating as a MASTER?

#6 -- The JK2001 doesn't have a CD/DVD player? My first thought was - what were they thinking? But I read on.... and learned that the JK2001 is now IP66 waterproof. So what dos that mean? I looked it up. WOW! https://sigmaluminous.com/what-are-ip65-ip66-and-ip-67-ratings/. There will not be any worries about getting caught in the rain anymore. And after about the first 2 weeks, I really never used the CD/DVD player anyway. Once I got a Micro-SD chip and loaded all my music on it, I didn't need the CD/DVD player at all. I will not miss it. HOWEVER..... I do not remember the max size of the Micro-SD that the JK1001 was limited to.... but the JK2001 can support up to 256 GB in a Micro-SD card. Holy cow! So I looked up Micro-SD cards, and saw that they run anywhere from $40 to $250. If I have to buy it, I would prefer the $40 one, as long as it works.

Question #6 -- What CLASS rating does the Micro-SD need to be in the JK2001?

#7 -- The Insane Navi-engine. Sorry guys, but I find the HMI (Human Machine Interface) of the Navigation Engine to be difficult to manulipate. So much so that I often take a big screen Garmin GPS along simply because I can work with uploading TRACK LOGS and WAYPOINTS from my preferred program (ExpertGPS) to the Garmin. The JK1001 Navi-engine just isn't as user friendly. I am working on a permanent mount for the Garmin GPS. I will gladly abandon this effort if the Insane Navi-Engine HMI has improved to allow easier use and TRACK LOGS.

Question #7 -- Have improvements been made to the JK2001 Navi-Engine HMI?

#8 -- I (like many I suppose) have an external SIRIUS-XM satellite radio connected to the A/V input of the JK1001. If I add the forward looking Rock Cam, the only way to use it is to switch to the A/V input, limiting my choice of audio programming to the satellite radio only. It looks like the JK2001 will have a separage APP to allow the use of the forward looking rock-cam and still listen to other audio devices (radio or music player).

Question #8 -- Is it true we will be able to watch rock cam video and listen to other than A/V input audio on the JK2001?

#9 -- I am almost certain the JK2001 will retain the TORQUE application. It would be foolish to delete it. But I am looking farther ahead on this, to something else perhaps more useful. Many companies make interface devices to connect through the OBDII to the JEEP computer, and allow manipulation of certain parameters within the computer. For example, the ability to use your axle lockers in the 4X4 high range - that is a big one for guys who operate in a lot of mud. Considering that the JK1001 (and 2001?) already have an OBDII connection.........

Question #9 -- Does the JK2001 have an APP, or are you working on an APP that will allow limited control through the OBDII?

#10 -- The flyer made no mention of a built-in Sirius-XM satellite radio. Presently, anyone listening to satellite radio needs to have an external unit with inputs to the A/V input of the JK1001 as in #8 above. This isn't a question - but rather I applaud you for sticking to your guns on the SIRIUS/XM issue. I do not want or need a satellite radio integrated into the JK2001. I do agree that out here in the western wilderness, sometimes the only radio signals available are weak and distant AM stations, no FM coverage for miles and miles. In those cases a satellite radio is the only way to get news or alternate programming other than your Micro-SD chip. I have a very small SIRIUS receiver, and I take it from vehicle to venicle as needed. I have a car kit in the JEEP, in the Dog-Show van, and in my little Toyota sports car. I also have a docking station in the house. I move the satellite receiver to where I need it, and I only have to pay for one subscription.

#10 -- Thanks for not making me pay for something that would be useless for my needs, built in satellite radio.

This is how my little satellite receiver rides in the JEEP. Knowing it is a very small unit, I picked up 2 spares on E-bay just in case I break one. The satellite receiver is the little blue display in the upper right. The display next to it on the left is the VHF/UHF 50 watt Ham Radio.

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This URL will give you an opportunity to see my APRS track. The JEEP ICON is a little green jeep. If no track shows, it is because the JEEP has been put away while I drive the Toyota sports car to and from work etc. You may need to change the SHOW LAST: time and SHOW TAIL LENGTH: time to a longer period to see anything, but make it too long and it may get confusing. You can zoom in or out in the map for more or less details.
https://aprs.fi/#!call=a%2FKD5KC&timerange=86400&tail=86400

Well SUPPORT DUDES, I guess that is all the questions I have - for now.Now I just need to convince the wife to fit this in the budget..... right after we get back from visiting the in-laws and all my ham radio friends in Germany.

Last - please excuse any typos. My right arm is in a soft cast, and typing isn't easy. I corrected all typos that I found...... What did I do to my arm? Well, it was a long-range Rifle match at Fort Bliss, which I won with a 1944 M-1 Garand modified to shoot 7.62mm cartridges, and a lot of wind..... when we were putting the targets away the wind tried to rip one out of my hands, and tore the tendons of my right elbow. Not detached, just torn. It hurts anyway.

Looking forward to answers here. Perhaps others will think of things I haven't thought of yet. Thanks much.

Mike -- El Paso, Texas.
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Re: Q&A for Insane Audio's new JK2001

by InsaneAudioSupport » Mon May 22, 2017 6:29 pm

Mike wrote:Question #1a -- Can you post a high quality photo of the JK2001 front panel?


Here 'ya go --http://www.insanejeepaudio.com/PRODUCT_DATA/PRODUCT_IMAGES/JK2001/JK2001_MAIN_IMAGE.jpg

Mike wrote: Question #1b -- Where can we download a copy of the manual for more details?


We'll let you know when we write it. :D

Mike wrote:Question #2 -- Has the display on the JK2001 increased in size over the JK1001?


Yes. It's about 1/4 inch bigger.


Mike wrote:#3 -- As I understand it, the JK1001 has a 1.2 GHz 32-bit Duo-Core processor - essentially 2 x 1.2 GHz parallel processors on a 32-bit OS. The JK2001 has a 1.6 GHZ 64-bit Octo-Core processor - essentially 8 x 1.6 GHz parallel processors on a 64-bit OS. I suck at math... but from 1.2 to 1.6 is a 33% increase in processor speed. The 8 core processor is 4 x the 2 core processing ability. And the 64 bit OS should be 2x faster than the 32 bit OS. If I add that up correctly, this makes the JK2001 about 10 x faster than the JK1001 when processing operations. Am I close? The JK1001 boot time was really annoying, although the delay shut-off timer in the later OS update helped a lot in the errand running department. Getting my chosen CLOCK APP running was also annoyingly slow. The faster processing ability should help this a great deal.


Yes -- the JK2001 is much faster and it's got a lot more hardware. Your math isn't entirely correct (i.e. 64bit doesn't necessarily mean it processes twice as fast but really means that you can address and process larger chunks of memory faster) but you get the point. It's fast. Damn fast. :)

n.b. We're not sure what clock app you are running but we can't imagine that it would be doing anything that would require a faster CPU. Sounds like this may be an issue with the app you are running. By point of comparison, even on the JK1001, Insane NavEngine is rendering full USGS topography on the fly in high def with no latency.. that's got to take more processing power then a clock app..

It's also worth noting that CPU power, while important, isn't the only factor involved in booting your JK1001. The reality is that there is a lot going on during boot such as system integrity checks, reading files, indexing and writing them to memory, etc. This happens at boot for pretty much any operating system (windows, iOS, android, etc) and CPU is rarely the bottleneck. But... we've done something pretty cool with respect to this one....

Mike wrote:Question #3 -- What is the COLD BOOT TIME for the JK2001?


We haven't measured but it's faster then the JK1001... but we should probably tell you about our new advanced hibernation mode. :) Most customers will boot their JK2001 once. That's right -- once. On install. We have a new sleep mode that hibernates indefinitely and draws negligible current from your battery. So after you install it and boot the first time, every other time you get in your Jeep it'll boot instantaneously! Our guys are pretty proud of this one.

Mike wrote: #4 -- If I understood it correctly, while the JK1001 had 16 GB of on-board memory, only 1 GB was allocated to APP storage due to the Android OS limitation. The JK2001 has 32 GB of on-board memory, fully allocated for APP storage. So essentially, the 2001 has 32 X the storage of the 1001. With the JK1001 I quickly ran out of APP storage. Even moving the APPS that could be moved to the Micro-SD card, I am still getting memory low warnings.

Question #4 -- Do I have this understood correctly, 32 X APP storage in the 2001?


Yes! You understand that correctly. We doubled the memory and with Android 6.0 we were able to fully allocate it for app storage. You've got 32GB of usable flash memory for app storage on the JK2001. That's a heck of a lot of space for apps!

Mike wrote:Question #5 -- Is the JK2001 Blue-Tooth capable of operating as a MASTER?


Yes! Please also keep in mind the JK1001 was designed for handsfree calling and bluetooth media streaming. You mentioned above that you were disappointed with the way it behaved but keep in mind that it's working exactly as designed.

The JK2001, on the other hand, is designed for more. It's got BT 4.0LE and not only works great with bluetooth phone and audio streaming as a slave.. but also has an intelligent switch that will operate accessories as a master device.

For example -- it works great with Switch Pros SP8100 switch module. (that should be big news for some of our customers) We've also connected a bunch of other accessories here at the lab and have yet to find one that won't work. For example, we just connected a bluetooth breathalizer device just for fun. Of course, that then led to a drinking competition at our shop which we're pretty sure wasn't what that little gizmo was made for.. :)


Mike wrote:Question #6 -- What CLASS rating does the Micro-SD need to be in the JK2001?


We recommend a Class 10. For the record -- your JK1001 supports up to 256GB as well. It just needs to be formatted properly (we recommend FAT-32).

Mike wrote:#7 -- The Insane Navi-engine. Sorry guys, but I find the HMI (Human Machine Interface) of the Navigation Engine to be difficult to manulipate. So much so that I often take a big screen Garmin GPS along simply because I can work with uploading TRACK LOGS and WAYPOINTS from my preferred program (ExpertGPS) to the Garmin. The JK1001 Navi-engine just isn't as user friendly. I am working on a permanent mount for the Garmin GPS. I will gladly abandon this effort if the Insane Navi-Engine HMI has improved to allow easier use and TRACK LOGS.

Question #7 -- Have improvements been made to the JK2001 Navi-Engine HMI?


Insane NavEngine is the same on the JK2001.

You can easily import waypoints to NavEngine but not track logs. There are lots (and lots) of apps that do this (Gaya, Backcountry Navigator, etc) so we're not sure why you would be lugging around an external unit. Have you tried some of the other apps out there? NavEngine was designed to be stand alone and simple and admittedly isn't your best option for loading routes or track logs.

Mike wrote:Question #8 -- Is it true we will be able to watch rock cam video and listen to other than A/V input audio on the JK2001?


Yep. AVIN is still there and that app will display the VIDEO IN port and the AUDIO IN jacks. In addition to that, we added a new video only input -- RockCam IN. So you can run that while listening to any audio source at the same time. We created a new app (RockCam) that will display the camera input and also lets you toggle the reverse cam if equipped. Lastly, it's worth noting that we also include a RockCam power input on our accessory harness so that can be used to power your front camera. When the app is launched, it turns on your camera.. when you exit, it turns it off. So no more needing to tap into a switched 12v power source for your front camera!

Mike wrote:Question #9 -- Does the JK2001 have an APP, or are you working on an APP that will allow limited control through the OBDII?


Working on it, but our partners are somewhat constrained for bandwidth at the moment... no ETA. :(

Mike wrote:#10 -- Thanks for not making me pay for something that would be useless for my needs, built in satellite radio.


We certainly agree with you on this one, Mike. We do not have plans to ever integrate SiriusXM and force folks to tie a subscription to our device (thus increasing the base price of the unit). As you pointed out, you can easily connect an external receiver through the aux input and that receiver can then be moved between vehicles or even brought inside your house all on the same subscription. The last time we checked, the OnyxEZ was $30 on Amazon.com.

Mike wrote:Well SUPPORT DUDES, I guess that is all the questions I have - for now.


Feel free to ask away. In the meantime, we'll work on updating our manuals. It's also worth pointing out that we've added lots of fun things here and there to the JK2001. It's a pretty awesome product!

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Re: Q&A for Insane Audio's new JK2001

by InsaneAudioSupport2 » Tue May 23, 2017 7:12 am

Here is a little more info on the new RockCam app on the JK2001.

As mentioned, we've added a new video input to the accessory harness as well as a dedicated power circuit.

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The power circuit is designed to power your camera and the app itself will act as a switch to turn your camera on and off. Now you don't need to find a separate switched 12v source for this camera and it won't be needlessly powered on when you aren't using it.

The app itself comes pre-installed on Insane Audio's new JK2001

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Launch the app and it will power on your front facing camera and display it through the Rock Cam Video IN. This doesn't effect audio so you can continue to listen to whatever you were listening to at the same time!

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Re: Q&A for Insane Audio's new JK2001

by Mike » Tue May 23, 2017 10:09 am

WOW! So, shut up and take my money already. Working out the details now, gotta fly to Germany in two weeks, be gone 3 weeks. Hope to mail in the JK1001 before we fly. More below in BLUE.

InsaneAudioSupport wrote:
Mike wrote:Question #1a -- Can you post a high quality photo of the JK2001 front panel?


Here 'ya go --http://www.insanejeepaudio.com/PRODUCT_DATA/PRODUCT_IMAGES/JK2001/JK2001_MAIN_IMAGE.jpg

NICE! Looks like the knobs may be a bit smaller too. But I rarely used the knobs anyway.

Mike wrote: Question #1b -- Where can we download a copy of the manual for more details?


We'll let you know when we write it. :D

Very well. As an electronics tech, I place a great deal of value on manuals (paper or PDF).

Mike wrote:Question #2 -- Has the display on the JK2001 increased in size over the JK1001?


Yes. It's about 1/4 inch bigger.

Bigger is usually better. Almost always better in display size.

Mike wrote:#3 -- As I understand it, the JK1001 has a 1.2 GHz 32-bit Duo-Core processor - essentially 2 x 1.2 GHz parallel processors on a 32-bit OS. The JK2001 has a 1.6 GHZ 64-bit Octo-Core processor - essentially 8 x 1.6 GHz parallel processors on a 64-bit OS. I suck at math... but from 1.2 to 1.6 is a 33% increase in processor speed. The 8 core processor is 4 x the 2 core processing ability. And the 64 bit OS should be 2x faster than the 32 bit OS. If I add that up correctly, this makes the JK2001 about 10 x faster than the JK1001 when processing operations. Am I close? The JK1001 boot time was really annoying, although the delay shut-off timer in the later OS update helped a lot in the errand running department. Getting my chosen CLOCK APP running was also annoyingly slow. The faster processing ability should help this a great deal.


Yes -- the JK2001 is much faster and it's got a lot more hardware. Your math isn't entirely correct (i.e. 64bit doesn't necessarily mean it processes twice as fast but really means that you can address and process larger chunks of memory faster) but you get the point. It's fast. Damn fast. :)

Hmmmm... Well, if one can process a block of 32 bits and another can process a block of 64 bits, I assumed that if both processed the same file, the 64 bit processor would be twice as fast. I am just a high school drop-out who studied and worked hard to get where I am. My field is electrical (power industry) and electronics with much experience in RF. Computer science..... not much experience here.

n.b. We're not sure what clock app you are running but we can't imagine that it would be doing anything that would require a faster CPU. Sounds like this may be an issue with the app you are running. By point of comparison, even on the JK1001, Insane NavEngine is rendering full USGS topography on the fly in high def with no latency.. that's got to take more processing power then a clock app..

If you look at the photo I imbedded above, the large bold clock screen is clearly visible on the JK1001. I like it because you can see it clearly at a quick glance. Perhaps I wasn't totally clear - the clock app is slow starting up. Once it is running, I too am certain it has low overhead when running. It is just the last thing to load on a cold boot. Minor inconvenience.

It's also worth noting that CPU power, while important, isn't the only factor involved in booting your JK1001. The reality is that there is a lot going on during boot such as system integrity checks, reading files, indexing and writing them to memory, etc. This happens at boot for pretty much any operating system (windows, iOS, android, etc) and CPU is rarely the bottleneck. But... we've done something pretty cool with respect to this one....

Mike wrote:Question #3 -- What is the COLD BOOT TIME for the JK2001?


We haven't measured but it's faster then the JK1001... but we should probably tell you about our new advanced hibernation mode. :) Most customers will boot their JK2001 once. That's right -- once. On install. We have a new sleep mode that hibernates indefinitely and draws negligible current from your battery. So after you install it and boot the first time, every other time you get in your Jeep it'll boot instantaneously! Our guys are pretty proud of this one.

THAT IS COOL !!!!! I imagine as in any computer, it will need a reboot every now and then anyway. I assume some method of forcing a reboot is available, like the little PB switch under the Micro-SD cover on the JK1001?

Mike wrote: #4 -- If I understood it correctly, while the JK1001 had 16 GB of on-board memory, only 1 GB was allocated to APP storage due to the Android OS limitation. The JK2001 has 32 GB of on-board memory, fully allocated for APP storage. So essentially, the 2001 has 32 X the storage of the 1001. With the JK1001 I quickly ran out of APP storage. Even moving the APPS that could be moved to the Micro-SD card, I am still getting memory low warnings.

Question #4 -- Do I have this understood correctly, 32 X APP storage in the 2001?


Yes! You understand that correctly. We doubled the memory and with Android 6.0 we were able to fully allocate it for app storage. You've got 32GB of usable flash memory for app storage on the JK2001. That's a heck of a lot of space for apps!

OUTSTANDING! Even with all the stuff I do, I cannot imagine needing more than 32GB of APP storage. But then, I remember a quote Bill Gates made many years ago. But 32GB is light years ahead of the storage on the JK1001.

"640K ought to be enough for anyone" -- Bill Gates. ".

Mike wrote:Question #5 -- Is the JK2001 Blue-Tooth capable of operating as a MASTER?


Yes! Please also keep in mind the JK1001 was designed for handsfree calling and bluetooth media streaming. You mentioned above that you were disappointed with the way it behaved but keep in mind that it's working exactly as designed.

The JK2001, on the other hand, is designed for more. It's got BT 4.0LE and not only works great with bluetooth phone and audio streaming as a slave.. but also has an intelligent switch that will operate accessories as a master device.

Yes - I was fully aware that I was taking the JK1001 beyond what anyone else had considered, and I was likely the only one who would even think of this. Had it worked out, it would have been the ultimate in coolness. I still may have gotten it to work, I was "THAT CLOSE".

For example -- it works great with Switch Pros SP8100 switch module. (that should be big news for some of our customers) We've also connected a bunch of other accessories here at the lab and have yet to find one that won't work. For example, we just connected a bluetooth breathalizer device just for fun. Of course, that then led to a drinking competition at our shop which we're pretty sure wasn't what that little gizmo was made for.. :)

I am soooooo looking forward to this - it sounds like the master mode will solve all my problems. Thanks for doing it that way.

Mike wrote:Question #6 -- What CLASS rating does the Micro-SD need to be in the JK2001?


We recommend a Class 10. For the record -- your JK1001 supports up to 256GB as well. It just needs to be formatted properly (we recommend FAT-32).

GOT IT! The $40 256GB Micro-SD claims to be a class-10. To start, I will likely just use the 64GB that I have in the JK1001 anyway.

Mike wrote:#7 -- The Insane Navi-engine. Sorry guys, but I find the HMI (Human Machine Interface) of the Navigation Engine to be difficult to manulipate. So much so that I often take a big screen Garmin GPS along simply because I can work with uploading TRACK LOGS and WAYPOINTS from my preferred program (ExpertGPS) to the Garmin. The JK1001 Navi-engine just isn't as user friendly. I am working on a permanent mount for the Garmin GPS. I will gladly abandon this effort if the Insane Navi-Engine HMI has improved to allow easier use and TRACK LOGS.

Question #7 -- Have improvements been made to the JK2001 Navi-Engine HMI?


Insane NavEngine is the same on the JK2001.

You can easily import waypoints to NavEngine but not track logs. There are lots (and lots) of apps that do this (Gaya, Backcountry Navigator, etc) so we're not sure why you would be lugging around an external unit. Have you tried some of the other apps out there? NavEngine was designed to be stand alone and simple and admittedly isn't your best option for loading routes or track logs.

OK. Disappointing, but no worse than it is now. It isn't a deal breaker..... and perhaps improvements will be made in the future.

Mike wrote:Question #8 -- Is it true we will be able to watch rock cam video and listen to other than A/V input audio on the JK2001?


Yep. AVIN is still there and that app will display the VIDEO IN port and the AUDIO IN jacks. In addition to that, we added a new video only input -- RockCam IN. So you can run that while listening to any audio source at the same time. We created a new app (RockCam) that will display the camera input and also lets you toggle the reverse cam if equipped. Lastly, it's worth noting that we also include a RockCam power input on our accessory harness so that can be used to power your front camera. When the app is launched, it turns on your camera.. when you exit, it turns it off. So no more needing to tap into a switched 12v power source for your front camera!

This is great. I will likely need to rewire my backup camera, as it currently is switched on via the B/U light power. Easy enough to fix that.

Mike wrote:Question #9 -- Does the JK2001 have an APP, or are you working on an APP that will allow limited control through the OBDII?


Working on it, but our partners are somewhat constrained for bandwidth at the moment... no ETA. :(

COOL! I have not -YET- needed to alter any of the JEEP computer parameters. By years end I hope I will need to recalibrate the speedometer. Perhaps you'll have that worked out by the time I can afford wheels and tires.

Mike wrote:#10 -- Thanks for not making me pay for something that would be useless for my needs, built in satellite radio.


We certainly agree with you on this one, Mike. We do not have plans to ever integrate SiriusXM and force folks to tie a subscription to our device (thus increasing the base price of the unit). As you pointed out, you can easily connect an external receiver through the aux input and that receiver can then be moved between vehicles or even brought inside your house all on the same subscription. The last time we checked, the OnyxEZ was $30 on Amazon.com.

Again, in the embedded photo I placed above, you can see I have a Stratus-7, very small profile. It and the control head for the V/UHF ham radio do not block vision of any part of the road. Any larger unit and it would have blocked vision.

Mike wrote:Well SUPPORT DUDES, I guess that is all the questions I have - for now.


Feel free to ask away. In the meantime, we'll work on updating our manuals. It's also worth pointing out that we've added lots of fun things here and there to the JK2001. It's a pretty awesome product!

I'm certain I will have a few more questions as I dig deeper into it. But it sounds pretty awesome...... can't wait to get mine. Right after we come home from Germany. I will have a German beer in your honor.

-Mike -- El Paso, Texas-


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Re: Q&A for Insane Audio's new JK2001

by Mike » Fri Jun 02, 2017 9:11 pm

Hey guys - just an update. Today before going to bed at noon, I took the JEEP into the garage and removed the JK1001. I took it in the house and carefully wrapped it, then double-boxed it. It is ready for shipping. My wife will get it off to you on Saturday while I am sleeping.

The JEEP will sit locked in the garage for the next 3 weeks anyway. I have to run the western power grid for the next 3 nights, then we fly to Germany. I was a soldier there for 8 years, and I have many friends there.... as well as importing a wife. Trust me, she is better then an imported BMW. But shortly before we leave Germany after 3 weeks I'll contact John D and let him know we are on the way so the new one can get mailed. I wouldn't want it to sit on my doorstep for 2 weeks while we are gone, and I don't trust the USPS to hold it.

QUESTION: I imagine the installation is exactly as the 1001 was..... but since there is no manual or quick start guide yet, I'm asking. Anything in the install that us users need to be aware of etc ?????

Take care. I'll force myself to drink a German beer for you.

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Re: Q&A for Insane Audio's new JK2001

by InsaneAudioSupport » Tue Jun 06, 2017 3:34 pm

Mike wrote:QUESTION: I imagine the installation is exactly as the 1001 was..... but since there is no manual or quick start guide yet, I'm asking. Anything in the install that us users need to be aware of etc ?????


Au contraire mon frère! JK2001 Quick Start Guide is now available here -- http://www.insanejeepaudio.com/IA_2000S ... urrent.pdf

The install guide is coming soon, but in the meantime installation is very similar to the JK1001 so this should suffice -- http://www.insanejeepaudio.com/InsaneAu ... s_v1.1.pdf
 
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Re: Q&A for Insane Audio's new JK2001

by GordonSmith » Tue Jun 20, 2017 1:48 pm

Question... I saw that you added a Rock Cam app for a front mounted rock camera. I'm curious about using it for multiple purposes. I'm toying with the idea of having it aim straight and act as a dash cam on highways (writing to external storage so it won't burn out the internal flash) and then when rock crawling, aim it downwards and use the Rock Cam app. The question is - do you know of a good app that can leverage the camera for dash cam purposes (runs in the background when Rock Cam doesn't have control of the camera)?
 
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Re: Q&A for Insane Audio's new JK2001

by Mike » Tue Jun 20, 2017 8:31 pm

GordonSmith wrote:Question... I saw that you added a Rock Cam app for a front mounted rock camera. I'm curious about using it for multiple purposes. I'm toying with the idea of having it aim straight and act as a dash cam on highways (writing to external storage so it won't burn out the internal flash) and then when rock crawling, aim it downwards and use the Rock Cam app. The question is - do you know of a good app that can leverage the camera for dash cam purposes (runs in the background when Rock Cam doesn't have control of the camera)?


Good morning from Northern Bavaria. The easy answer for your need is to just switch power to the cameras. Apply power to the camera you want turned on. and leave the other cameras off. Google JK A-pillar switches, it will give yo power control to 4 items. Of course you will need to add an appropriate Y-cable.

I do not know of an Android APP that will record video.

Just a thought.... the Go-Pro Hero sessions was on sale at Christmas for a good bit under $200. It may be even cheaper now, and is probably a better camera overall. I have one- love it.

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Re: Q&A for Insane Audio's new JK2001

by Mike » Thu Jun 29, 2017 11:06 am

HEY SUPPORT DUDES....... what do I do now???

I bought a really BIG micro-SD card for my new JK2001. Something in my head says it needs to be formatted in FAT32 to work with the JK2001. But FAT32 is not a format option in WIN-7 (64 bit). It came in exFAT format. I can format exFAT and NTFS.

In simple terms that even a caveman can understand (ya never know, a caveman may be reading this).... in what format does the Micro-SD for the JK2001 need to be? And if not NTFS or exFAT, how do we do it?

Thanks much.

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