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Old 11-04-2012, 09:35 PM
jean d jean d is offline
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Location: Manchester, NH
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
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Mein Auto: 2008 X5 3.0i
Yeah, they installed it.

Your right. It takes over the CD player. I was told the BMW could only have X many sources, so they had to use the cd player in its place.

So, now I have to select CD to get the iOS device. Once selected, I have to choose which disc to play. (the manual says this info but Disc 1 is sort by playlist, disc 2 is sort by artist, disc 3 is album, disc 4 is genre, no disc 5, disc 6 seems like disc 1). anyway,
  • it takes FOREVER to load if you have a large library.
  • It always starts at "A" so scrolling to "Z" will take you forever.
  • Starting and stopping the car will continue from last position played.
  • Once you choose artist, or whatever "folder" (i.e. CD1, CD2, CD3) it will only show you songs in order of album, not a sub-folder of albums, and then songs. ( i.e. If you choose Disc 2, you can scroll to an artist (like Dave Matthews Band), then it shows you songs in order of release. (so first track you see if the first track of the alphabetical listing of the album titles loaded on iOS device.

Annoying as ****! If your a music junkie, then get a 2010 BMW or newer.
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