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Old 12-01-2012, 01:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Dirtbag View Post
Just purchased used; thought I had performed the due diligence with all the reading I did - and still disappointed. Truck runs and drives very well but the entertainment group is ridiculous. Mine is not a base vehicle, but the radio, etc. sure in the he!! is. Single disc cd player, no sat, and now I discover that the only way to utilize the Ipod is with the headphone port. I don't beleive I was mislead as I'm finding it difficult at best to find answers or information on just what BMW offers in it's options. I knew the vehicle did not have multiple disc or sat and went on the assumption we could utilize the Aux function for the Ipod to take the place of both as driving from Montana to the Washington coast is generally an 8 to 9 hour drive with long stretches between major radio markets. Live & learn!
I plug a USB stick loaded up with music into the USB port and then listen to all my music from there (AUX input). Not sure which vehicle you have and if you have a USB port but if you do that's the way to go.

The only reason I can think to want a multi-disc player is because you have a bunch of CD's you don't want to convert into MP3's. Even the single disc player can read MP3 recorded discs giving you ~100 songs per CD or ~600 on a DVD.
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