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So I was playing around in Engineering Mode on my radio and I found screen calibration. Well stupid me opened and started playing around, but I couldn't get out of it so I just pressed Menu. Well when I turned it back on the touchscreen was all messed up and I mean messed up. So I tried to reflash it with the same software version which was successful but didn't fix the calibration. I read where you can press Media/Seek Up/Audio and it will bring up the calibration screen. Well it didn't work. Thinking I was screwed I took it to the dealership down the road and they redid it with some very old software and they couldn't get it to calibrate. So when I got back to work I tried the Media/Seek Up/Radio and low and behold it brought the screen up. I used a stylus to calibrate it (don't use your fingers as its not precise enough). Then it worked great!

In case anyone needs the touch screen recalibrated you can try the following:

1. Press Media/SeekUp/Audio buttons simultaneously. This should launch a black screen with some crosshairs.

2. You will notice + +1 and +2. Start with +1 then +2 then +. You will need a stylus from a PDA or something. Don't use your finger. Drag the line next to the crosshair with the stylus until it turns green. Then move to the next set of crosshairs. Make sure you go in the order stated above.

3. Press Menu when finished or turn the radio off with the volume knob and then turn it back on.

If you don't get the calibration screen you may need to reflash the software with an older version. I had 9.112 installed when it worked. If I had the latest version those button combinations to get the calibration screen up didn't work.

You can get the MYGIG software from Here. The Caliber has a REN (MYGIG w/o NAV) so make sure you use that unless you have the NAV MYGIG installed. Be sure to read the instructions on how to let this update. Its apparently VERY important you say no after its finished and asks you if you want to update BEFORE ejecting the CD.

You will need 1 blank CD for this update. Extract the zip files into a folder and then use your CD burning program to burn the CD. Make sure you name it whatever it tells you to and ONLY burn the files it says to. There should only be 3 files to burn.

The update won't take very long. No more than 5 minutes to extract, flash software, and restart the radio. Make sure you DO NOT turn off the radio in any way during the installation or else you are very screwed!!!!

Updating the OS doesn't effect any of your songs, pictures, presets, SIRIUS, etc. It just flashes the software with the version on the CD.

The website above has all kinds of information about MYGIG radios.

Just thought I'd post this for possible future information for someone else. It may keep you from either going to the dealership and/or purchasing a new radio.
 

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you know i was wondering how long until i found a thread from you about "I was playing around in the engineering screens..." :lol:

glad you got it all figured out. I've never ventured in there for that very reason lol
 

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I was a little scared for a bit. I didn't want to have to fork out $500 for a new mygig (ebay). I'm also glad I got it back. Most of the things in that menu won't hurt it. Just stay out of the calibration option.
 

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yeah thankfully it all worked out for you.

i think i remember reading elsewhere about somebody playing around in there, and had a "oh crap" story
 

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When I was searching google for a solution there were plenty of oh crap stories.
 

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same thing happened to my wife's mygig.... taught me a lesson! luckily, i found the old iso online and burned a cd and 20 minutes later, updated it back to the latest version. never touched engineering mode again :)
 

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So I was playing around in Engineering Mode on my radio and I found screen calibration. Well stupid me opened and started playing around, but I couldn't get out of it so I just pressed Menu. Well when I turned it back on the touchscreen was all messed up and I mean messed up. So I tried to reflash it with the same software version which was successful but didn't fix the calibration. I read where you can press Media/Seek Up/Audio and it will bring up the calibration screen. Well it didn't work. Thinking I was screwed I took it to the dealership down the road and they redid it with some very old software and they couldn't get it to calibrate. So when I got back to work I tried the Media/Seek Up/Radio and low and behold it brought the screen up. I used a stylus to calibrate it (don't use your fingers as its not precise enough). Then it worked great!

In case anyone needs the touch screen recalibrated you can try the following:

1. Press Media/SeekUp/Audio buttons simultaneously. This should launch a black screen with some crosshairs.

2. You will notice + +1 and +2. Start with +1 then +2 then +. You will need a stylus from a PDA or something. Don't use your finger. Drag the line next to the crosshair with the stylus until it turns green. Then move to the next set of crosshairs. Make sure you go in the order stated above.

3. Press Menu when finished or turn the radio off with the volume knob and then turn it back on.

If you don't get the calibration screen you may need to reflash the software with an older version. I had 9.112 installed when it worked. If I had the latest version those button combinations to get the calibration screen up didn't work.

You can get the MYGIG software from Here. The Caliber has a REN (MYGIG w/o NAV) so make sure you use that unless you have the NAV MYGIG installed. Be sure to read the instructions on how to let this update. Its apparently VERY important you say no after its finished and asks you if you want to update BEFORE ejecting the CD.

You will need 1 blank CD for this update. Extract the zip files into a folder and then use your CD burning program to burn the CD. Make sure you name it whatever it tells you to and ONLY burn the files it says to. There should only be 3 files to burn.

The update won't take very long. No more than 5 minutes to extract, flash software, and restart the radio. Make sure you DO NOT turn off the radio in any way during the installation or else you are very screwed!!!!

Updating the OS doesn't effect any of your songs, pictures, presets, SIRIUS, etc. It just flashes the software with the version on the CD.

The website above has all kinds of information about MYGIG radios.

Just thought I'd post this for possible future information for someone else. It may keep you from either going to the dealership and/or purchasing a new radio.
Having the same problem a few years later...trying to go to the earliest version, so as I can use the buttons' combination that you mentioned. I have to press yes/no to confirm the update (but i cannot do that since I ruined the touch thing with the wrong equilibration and it doesn't respond at all rn) Any ideas?
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