Many people are comparing Menaco with Medi@skin and Medi@rad. We have also had several customers asking us to restore their system after it was bricked with Mediaskin/Mediarad.
Both offer an add-on to your MediaNAV system and the apps seem alike. But of course there are (fundamental) differences.
So, just to be sure, here is a quick overview of the differences between Menaco and Mediaskin/Mediarad.
|Menaco||Medi@skin / Medi@rad|
|Over 10.000 Menaco users globally||Around 500 users|
|Based on official 4.0.5 firmware||Based on older firmware (4.0.2, 4.0.3)|
|Maximum stability, compatibility||Bugs and crashes, no testing|
|Safe, errorless installation||Buggy installation, unstable|
|Radio, Media and navigation work||Original Radio, Media and Navi unusable|
|Quality quadrophonic sound||Stereo sound, usually with interference|
|Quality video player with OGG/FLAC||X|
|Full joystick support||X|
|Use without USB drive inside||X|
|Auto-start navigation apps||X|
|Full integration with original MediaNAV menu||X|
|Safe auto-start rear-view camera||X|
|Auto-start rear-view cam on signal and even wireless||X|
|View MP3 file info or Radio station info||X|
|Add/install your own apps||X|