FW: [200q20v] RKE question

Bernie Benz b.benz at charter.net
Tue Jun 1 18:42:08 EDT 2004

> From: Bernie Benz <b.m.benz at prodigy.net>
> Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2000 09:07:38 -0700
> To: Craig Angus <crangus at rof.net>
> Cc: 200q20V mailing list <200q20v at audifans.com>
> Subject: Re: [200q20v] RKE question
> Craig,
> I used a Directed Electronics Inc. model 711 series remote keyless entry (RKE)
> system in my 200Q-20V <www.directed.com>, only because the PO of my 90Q-20V
> had installed a DEI alarm system (another story), and I wanted to use the same
> remote for all three of my cars.  A great feaature where they are garaged and
> not requiring to be locked at home, inasmuch as there is only one remote key
> to carry for any of my cars.  But any RKE will work with a few constraints.
> Don't buy an alarm system,  Better intergrate the RKE into the Audi alarm
> system.  
> The RKE system needs to have Lock and Unlock relay outputs (SPDT contacts) and
> a selectable output pulse width, 3 to 3.5 msec required for the Audi pneumatic
> door locking system.  They can be seperate relays, but wiring is much simpler
> and neater if they are built into the RKE. Don't let anyone sell you door lock
> actuators, as they are not needed or desireable.
> If you have the Bentley wiring diagrams and are into do it yourself wiring, so
> do.  I spent more time stripping out the PO's professionly installed alarm and
> repearing the wiring damage done by those butchers than installing the RKEs on
> all three cars.  Let me know if I can help with the details.
> Bernie
>> From: Craig Angus <crangus at rof.net>
>> Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2000 20:06:06 -0700
>> To: Bernie Benz <b.m.benz at prodigy.net>
>> Subject: Re: [200q20v] Heated locks?
>> At 07:09 PM 12/18/00 -0800, you wrote:
>>> I haven't put the key in a door lock for two years, not since I installed a
>>> remote keyless entry system.  Great feature!
>> Bernie, 
>> What brand of entry system did you use?? Cost??
>> Thanks, 
>> Craig in Colorado 

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