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How to convert US firmware to EU? (RNS850)

So I almost bought an SD card from ebay before I found out that you can't install a EU firmware on a US firmware. My car is imported from US, I now use it in EU and I kinda need the navigation.
Is there a way I can convert the firmware from US to EU by myself or do I need to go to the dealer and is it just a matter of working with software or the whole module needs to be physically replaced to a EU one?
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EU versions are easy to find. US versions are rare.

The best way out might be to buy a used EU version and sell the US version. There is a chance that the US version will sell for more, so you might net a slight profit.

I am not a 850 guy, but there are some here. Let them verify this. If I remember correctly, we never had any luck cross flashing. They really wanted it to work, but there was a difference on the physical motherboard that prevented cross flashing.
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EU versions are easy to find. US versions are rare.

The best way out might be to buy a used EU version and sell the US version. There is a chance that the US version will sell for more, so you might net a slight profit.

I am not a 850 guy, but there are some here. Let them verify this. If I remember correctly, we never had any luck cross flashing. They really wanted it to work, but there was a difference on the physical motherboard that prevented cross flashing.
Is it possible to just install EU maps from sd card and leave the firmware as it is?
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