Citroen Conservatoire Visit

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Citroen Conservatoire Visit

Post by jamescarruthers » Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:58 am

Hello XMers, hope you are good. Just wanted to say hi and post my XM pics from a recent little trip to the Citroen Conservatoire in Paris last week. 

They have three XM: a S1, S2 and Multimedia‎. The colour of the multimedia really made it stand out!

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Re: Citroen Conservatoire Visit

Post by Jan-hendrik » Sun Feb 23, 2020 1:41 am

Nice photos. I have a Multimedia in that colour - but it's a 1/18 model :-)
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Re: Citroen Conservatoire Visit

Post by Dieselman » Sun Feb 23, 2020 8:06 am

Multimedia look great and are really nice to drive being a late V6.
Citroen should have made more than 49 of them given that cars are now sold on infotainment packages and connectivity instead of driving dynamics, packaging, and general ability.
A car 15 years ahead of it's time for communication ability, though not the first multiplexed Xm...they were early Series 1 cars.

I like the minky colour of that Series1. That was never available in the Uk.
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Post by xantia_v6 » Sun Feb 23, 2020 6:04 pm

The Multimedia was not multiplexed.

They were produced just a bit too soon for the mobile phone networks. In 1998 GPRS had not been rolled out, and the only mobile connectivity generally available was dial-up CSD (circuit switched data) with a maximum usable data rate of 9.6 kbps, which was slow (and unreliable) compared to home modems which by then were generally 56 kbps.
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Re: Citroen Conservatoire Visit

Post by sageman » Sun Feb 23, 2020 6:07 pm

I know very little about the multimedia what exsacly did they have
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Re: Citroen Conservatoire Visit

Post by jamescarruthers » Sun Feb 23, 2020 7:24 pm

It tell what it did have one it's screens! The biggest bezels I've ever seen!
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Re: Citroen Conservatoire Visit

Post by xantia_v6 » Sun Feb 23, 2020 8:01 pm

sageman wrote:
Sun Feb 23, 2020 6:07 pm
I know very little about the multimedia what exsacly did they have
http://www.citroenet.org.uk/passenger-c ... xm-13.html

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