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Porsche Communication Management (PCM)

Cayenne

Porsche Communication Management (PCM)

PCM is the central control system for all information and communication functions. It is powerful and versatile, yet easy to use.

Key features include a 7-inch high-resolution touchscreen display. As before, you can also operate PCM using the rotary push-button control. The menu layout is extremely clear, with no more than five entries per page enabling fast and accurate operation. A help function is displayed at the bottom of the screen for further guidance in specific situations.

Radio functions comprise 42 presets, an FM twin-tuner with RDS frequency diversity, which continuously searches the airwaves for the best possible signal from the selected radio station, and dynamic autostore.

The CD/DVD drive plays CDs and audio DVDs and is MP3-compatible. Audio playback of video DVDs is also supported. An optional integrated six-disc CD/DVD autochanger is available for PCM. The universal audio interface can be used to store and play up to 5,000 MP3 music files on the 40 GB hard drive integral to PCM.

A navigation module with high-speed hard drive is included with PCM. The map display offers a conventional 2D layout as well as a perspective view. In some regions, even topography with superimposed satellite map and buildings can be displayed in 3D. In split-screen mode, you can view the current map section together with a list of icons for the next manoeuvre. The route is calculated based on official traffic reports (TMC) and data from further traffic flow sensors (TMC Pro).* The system also indicates the respective speed limit for the roads covered in the database via PCM or the TFT display in the instrument cluster.

In conjunction with the optional online services, online destinations can also be easily imported into the navigation system.

Standard on the Cayenne Turbo. Optional for all other Cayenne models.

* TMC Pro is supported in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

TV tuner

The optional TV tuner receives unencrypted analogue and digital television signals.* For your safety, these can only be viewed via the PCM display when the vehicle is stationary. In conjunction with the Porsche Rear Seat Entertainment package, TV broadcasts can be received on the rear screens while the car is in motion.

Optional for all Cayenne models.

* Suitable for receiving analogue and digital TV signals (DVB-T in MPEG-2 standard) – where available.

Telephone module

This optional quad-band GSM telephone module combines ease of use with optimised sound quality. Simply insert your mobile phone SIM card in the slot in PCM to make calls via the hands-free facility or optional Bluetooth® handset. For even greater convenience, you can use a Bluetooth® SIM Access Profile (SAP)-compatible handset. Once connected, the GSM antenna on the mobile phone is disabled to prolong battery life and the external vehicle antenna is utilised instead. Depending on the phone model, you can access contact details on the mobile phone SIM card and internal memory and perform all operations via PCM, voice control or the multifunction steering wheel, which means your phone can remain in your pocket.

In addition, the telephone module enables you to establish a Bluetooth® connection to a mobile phone that only supports the Hands-Free Profile (HFP). In this case, the GSM connection to the mobile phone network is via the handset antenna. PCM acts as a hands-free system.

A cordless handset with keypad and display is also available as an option. This is stowed in the centre console. However, the handset cannot be used to establish a Bluetooth® connection using the Hands-Free Profile (HFP).

Standard on Cayenne Turbo models, optional for all other Cayenne models.

Electronic logbook

This optional addition to PCM enables you to automatically record on every journey the mileage, route distance, date and time as well as starting location and destination. Data can be downloaded from PCM via Bluetooth® or a USB port and processed on a PC using software included with the package.

Optional for all Cayenne models.

Digital radio

This option enables you to receive digitally broadcast radio channels in DAB, DAB+ and DMB Audio format with significantly enhanced sound quality.* The system automatically switches between digital and analogue to ensure optimum reception of the selected channel.

Optional for all Cayenne models.

* Reception subject to local digital network coverage.