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    21 August 2019
BMW in for High End Audio Install with some Security and Safety Upgrades

BMW XFIRE Audio Upgrade - BMW Security and Safety Upgrade - XFIRE Speakers - XFIRE Amplifier - XFIRE Subwoofer - XFIRE Soundproofing - Target Blu Eye - Thinkware Q800 Pro - Autowatch GHOST - Clifford Alarm - Global Vehicle Tracking


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This lovely red German BMW drove in to B&B Audioconcepts for a package of Audio, Security and Safety Installations. After our free consultation and discussion period it was still going for the Audio, Security and Safety Upgrades but the Audio Install ended up being of EPIC proportions. XFIRE Audio was the brand of choice for this red BMW, and it certainly wasn't going to disappoint  in the music department. The Audioconcepts team are fully qualified and have the correct skillsets to install the vast array of audio equipment for this BMW Audio Install.

In addition to the EPIC Audio Install, the BMW was also booked in for Target Blu Eye to ensure awareness of approaching emergency vehicles (side effect being you avoid penalty fines). We added Clifford Alarm for some top flight security with Global Tracking for 365 days a year Vehicle Monitoring. The popular GHOST by Autowatch was fitted for some Next Generation Anti-Theft protection. Finally our team installed the new Thinkware Q800 Pro Dash Cameras, allowing QHD recording from the front dash camera and cloud storage features so you never loose your recordings. This truly did end up an install of EPIC proportions.

We never rush any job whether small or BIG but we are also aware our customers need their vehicle so they can get on with their daily doings. We offer a B&B Audioconcepts courtesy car so you are never without a vehicle to keep you on the move.

List of what the B&B Audioconcepts Team installed:

>>> Xfire Speakers
>>> Xfire under seat Subwoofers
>>> Xfire Amplifiers x2
>>> Xfire 8” Subwoofer
>>> Xfire Dsp
>>> Xfire Soundproofing

>>> Target Blu Eye
>>> Clifford Alarm
>>> Thinkware Q800 PRO
>>> Global Vehicle Tracking


XFIRE Audio Upgrade

XFIRE Speakers

XFire BMW 42S Speaker Upgrades are specially developed for BMW and are 100% custom. BMW standard audio system vary from ‘Base’ delivered without tweeters and woofers are small Or ‘Hifi’ with tweeters but with small woofers. The result is dull noise and reduced dynamics. The lack of clarity and volume is to most the disappointment you would expect with a premium car brand.

XFire BMW 42S Speaker Upgrade is made as a factory replacement, but without any compromises. Only the finest materials are chosen to ensure a true enhancement of your audio experience. Whereas the standard system will use common materials in midranges such as ferrite motors, XFire opted for neodymium.

Neodymium is a lightweight design, yet costly, but more powerful than standard magnets. One of the benefits, besides less weight, is also the increased performance in both audio reproduction and sensitivity. In addition we increased the thermal capacity of the speaker by using a vented pole, this will minimize both distortion and impedance rise, that way you are sure you won’t have as much loss of power sent from your factory amplifier system.


XFIRE BMW Subwoofer

Xfire Audio OEM Series Components redefine the boundaries of sonic euphoria with lush, crystal clear image and dynamics the way music was meant to be heard

Specially formulated glass-fiber cone coupled with ASV voice coil
Ultra shallow mount 8" woofer with OEM steel chassis
Xfire Inverse neodimium motor structures
Resin fiber surround


XFIRE EFX Amplifier

Sleek, Stylish, Aggressive! The result of XFIRE AUDIO’s commitment to design and build sleek, elegant, yet seriously powerful amplifiers able to fit into any audio application with ease. With their stunning cosmetic design, LED backlit XFIRE logo combined with outstanding technologies like Full Range Class D we’ve raised the bar on audio amplification and done it with style. EFX Series Amplifiers are sleek and modern but don’t be fooled by their sophisticated allure, these powerhouses crank out a deadly punch in knockout fashion. No filler, 100% killer. Are you ready to rock?

>>> Class-D topology design.
>>> Sonic sculpting contours.
>>> LP crossover.
>>> Switchable subsonic filter.
>>> Bass boost.
>>> Design your soundstage.
>>> Small, sleek, blacked-out all aluminum chassis.
>>> “Direct Device Mount” component pc boards assuring the ultimate in quality and performance.
>>> Tight tolerance components for improved signal to noise ratios for superior musical reproduction from the very first note.
>>> ISOTEK protects against thermal overload, low voltage and short circuits.
>>> XFIRE EFX-K1 bass remote included.



All the controls at you finger tips with the DSP PRO Digital Sound Processor. Create your Ultimate Car Audio system with the userfriendly iPad app or with the same userfriendly PC Software. Have your system up and running in less than 15 minutes.

6 IN and 8 OUT DSP, choose High Level inputs (with auto sensing and remote output) or RCA inputs with AUX or Optical as secondary input.

DSP PRO is the ultimate integration tool to connect your aftermarket system to the original system of the car. 
Aftermarket or OEM integrated system the DSP PRO will be the control center, the heart of any car audio system.

Make the difference, stand out from the crowd, XFR DSP PRO will take each car audio system to the next level.


XFIRE Soundproofing

Good car audio begins with properly treated doors and panels. Flexing metal panels and expanses of plastic cause a myriad of issues with car sound from bass cancelling road noise to annoying shakes rattles and vibrations. A flexing metal panel can effective sap the energy away from your speakers by creating inter-cancellation at the rear of your speaker while other surfaces can produce unwanted nasty resonances which colour the sound. Our sound deadening and panel lining products go as far as possible in eradicating these products while our wave diffuser will absorb the sound issuing from the rear of your speakers to prevent that sound reflecting back into the speakers. The importance of sound treatment such as the XFIRE range should never be underestimated.


Target Blu Eye

Target Blu Eye is based on TETRA technology, in the UK it is known as the Airwave Network which is widely used for the communication between different emergency/Police vehicles. Target Blu Eye is able to warn you in advance of approaching emergency services, such as Police cars - both marked and unmarked, Police motorbikes, fire engines and ambulances.

Target Blu Eye explained
Target Blu Eye is an in-vehicle device that informs you when there is an emergency vehicle close by - often long before you hearing it approaching emergency/Police vehicle when the sirens are being used.

Using TETRA (Terrestrial Trunked Radio)technology, the Blu Eye alerts the driver there is an emergency vehicle in the area such as Police cars, Police vans, Police bikes, fire engines, ambulances, etc. This is thanks to fact that all emergency/Police vehicles in the UK use TETRA radios as standard. The Target Blu Eye will also warn to both marked and unmarked Police vehicles.

The Target Blu Eye will alert you via a 'control panel' (pictured below) installed on your vehicles front console, dashboard, windscreen, etc when there is an emergency vehicle within a kilometre radius, whether they are using their sirens or not. The Target Blue Eye promotes a safer driving attitude and ensures you will not need to make any dangerous maneuvers when an emergency vehicle is nearby.

On screen visual and audible tone alerts you to the type of vehicle within 1km of your vehicle. You can then move safely out of the way knowing you are not obstructing an emergency vehicle. There are two sensitivity modes, these are Highway and City mode.

Highway mode has the longest detection range which is ideal when travelling at high speed on a motorway for example.

City mode reduces the range of detection and is recommended for use of the Target Blu Eye in urban areas. The maximum range is approximately 1 kilometre.

Using this device will improve the safety of your driving in relation to emergency vehicles.

Completely legal
Target Blu Eye is completely legal to use in the as it simple tells you when there is an emergency vehicle close by. It cannot differentiate between police cars, ambulances and fire engines so you will only know there is an emergency vehicle approaching and you will not know the type of vehicle.


Clifford Cat1 Alarm

Clifford's Thatcham Category-1 system meets and exceeds the highest standards of the UK insurance industry, and installing one may qualify you for discounted vehicle insurance as a result.

The Clifford has built-in tandem immobiliser circuits are passively armed soon after you park so that your vehicle always remains protected, and these main electronics also reside in an armoured-steel enclosure as an added security measure.



“Nearly three million motorists are now recording their journeys with dash cams, according to a new RAC study, and with more motorists starting to see the value of dashboard cameras, it is an important time for THINKWARE to bring the latest innovation to the dash cam industry” stated Joey Won, THINKWARE DASH CAM’s General Manager of UK Development. “An increasing number of insurers are accepting footage when reviewing claims and offering discounts to those with dash cams installed. By incorporating cloud connectivity into our dash cams, we are moving one step closer to offering insurers and drivers more streamlined insurance claims.”

Users can easily control and manage their Q800 PRO dash cam with CLOUD connectivity and built-in WiFi via an iOS or Android smart phone, providing a truly convenient way to view, download, access or delete recorded footage as well as enable firmware and safety camera updates via the app. The Q800 PRO is an update of the F800 PRO, doubling the definition of the front camera. The THINKWARE CLOUD features include Vehicle Location, Geo-Fence alerts, Impact Notification and video upload when there is an impact greater than 3G in intensity.

Equipped with Sony Exmor R Starvis sensors for both front and rear cameras and the powerful Ambarella A12 processor, the Q800 PRO offers crystal clear QHD footage for the front camera and 1080p for the rear. As with the F800 PRO, the Q800 PRO is equipped with Super Night Vision 2.0 which means clearer night time footage both while driving and when parked with up to 10 times the brightness in dark environments.

Users will benefit from different recording modes; motion and impact detection or Time Lapse Photography at two frames per second for up to 72 hours. If a driver is leaving their car for a longer period of time, they could use the Energy Saving Parking Recording where the Q800 PRO will sleep until an impact is detected and will wake up within a second, to record for the next 20 seconds. The current drain in this mode is reduced by two thirds.

The Q800 PRO comes with a polarising filter to reduce dashboard reflections. It is packed with useful features including built-in A-GPS for embedding speed, time and location data into recorded videos. The location is remembered so it achieves instant GPS lock when switched on. There is also the option of connecting an external GPS antenna, to get around the shielding effect of heated or sun reflective windscreens.

The location data is used to provide safety camera alerts, which include speed cameras, red light cameras, average speed zones and mobile speed camera zones. The European version of the camera provides “Danger Zone” alerts in France, as well as safety camera alerts in the rest of Europe.

Format Free 2.0 Technology eliminates the need for manual reformatting of recorded video files on the micro SD memory card, extending memory card life and improving reliability.


Global Telemetrics CAT5 Tracker

Global Telemetrics is the billing and monitoring platform behind successful Award Winning Stolen Vehicle Tracking brands such as SmarTrack and Autowatch UK. Always creating new ideas for the future of vehicle tracking, using cutting edge technology.

Global Telemetrics is a UK based company founded by James Mather and was formed in 2009 by the SmarTrack (SVRS) Stolen Vehicle Recovery Service group of specialists. These award winning, industry leading people make a real difference in supplying the best quality GPS – GPRS – GSM – LBS tracking service within modern day financial constraints. All of Global Telemetrics' concepts are born within the company. Our goal is to supply the very best by only using the most successful cloud based products like Salesforce.com and Google API Integration.

We are a 24 hour Secure Control Centre operating the use of tracker telemetry to supply a secure API of tracking platforms to many companies across the world.

Global Telemetrics specialise in monitoring stolen vehicle tracking devices. The Secure Control Centre is managed by fully trained Security Liaison Officers (SLO), 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
The team monitors vehicles for illegal movements (vehicle moving without the ignition turned on). The SLO will call the customer to confirm the vehicle is safe. They also monitor vehicle battery levels and will contact the customer if the battery is running low or has been fully disconnected.

Global Telemetrics' fully trained SLOs have the experience of working in many areas and also include former police officers, with many years of experience.
BS7858 – all security staff are screened to the highest British standard.


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Certified Clifford Install at B&B Audioconcepts Cardiff
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Audioconcepts Authorised Dealers in Global Telemetrics 24 hour security
Thinkware Q800 Pro Installed in BMW by Audioconcepts Team

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