BMW BM53 Radio Detailed Information

BMW BM53 Radio Detailed Information

Starting with the 09/01 Production date, BMW switched vendors on their Navigation Radios.  BMW changed from Alpine to Becker.  These Becker radios have been through 11 generations starting with the first gen BM53 radio which did not have Aux, Sirius, or MP3 ID# tag support. Each of these generations of BM53 radios have been upgraded with new features and functionality.  The Latest US Radio (BM53) now supports, Aux input, Sirius Satellite Radio and Now MP3 Audiotext.  BMW Navigation Radio details

The following photos are using the BMW Radio part number 65 12 6 988 276 installed in a 07/00 manufacture date 7 series.

BMW Bluetooth E38 E39 E46 X5 Navigation Sirius Hands-free

MP3 ID3 Audiotext

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BMW Bluetooth E38 E39 E46 X5 Navigation Sirius Hands-free

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ID3 Audiotext shows Artist, Song Title and Album if MP3 is formatted with ID3 info
BMW Bluetooth E38 E39 E46 X5 Navigation Sirius Hands-free

Search options
BMW Bluetooth E38 E39 E46 X5 Navigation Sirius Hands-free

Enable/disable Audiotext
BMW Bluetooth E38 E39 E46 X5 Navigation Sirius Hands-free

MP3 Folder 1 / Track 1 / CD 1
BMW Bluetooth E38 E39 E46 X5 Navigation Sirius Hands-free

CD Text is not on the Cluster but only on the nav display

BMW Bluetooth E38 E39 E46 X5 Navigation Sirius Hands-free


Auxiliary Input support for any standard audio input

BMW Bluetooth E38 E39 E46 X5 Navigation Sirius Hands-free

BMW Sirius Satellite Radio using BMW Sirius receiver and new BM53 radio

BMW Bluetooth E38 E39 E46 X5 Navigation Sirius Hands-free

BMW Bluetooth E38 E39 E46 X5 Navigation Sirius Hands-free

BMW Bluetooth E38 E39 E46 X5 Navigation Sirius Hands-free

BMW Bluetooth E38 E39 E46 X5 Navigation Sirius Hands-free

BMW Bluetooth E38 E39 E46 X5 Navigation Sirius Hands-free

Audio Configuration while listening to Sirius

BMW Bluetooth E38 E39 E46 X5 Navigation Sirius Hands-free

BMW Sirius while in full screen mode

BMW Bluetooth E38 E39 E46 X5 Navigation Sirius Hands-free