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Old 05-31-2009, 11:42 PM   #1
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2 Issues with the stereo..

They are minor but...

1) "Random" Play does not save after a re-key. Every time you stop/start your car, you have to put RANDOM play back on as it doesn't save. Slightly annoying... I want shuffle play on ALL the time.

2) When you start the car up and play a song (from USB flash drive) ...sometimes it displays the wrong song name.... even counts down as if it were that song but it's not. Moving on to the next song fixes the issue.

Wish they woulda fixed these....
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Old 05-31-2009, 11:45 PM   #2
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1. annoying oversight. I plan on using a USB drive on shuffle pretty much all the time so this will definitely affect me. oh well.

2. LOL @ legit bug.

Maybe they'll release a firmware update to fix this kind of stuff?
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Old 05-31-2009, 11:49 PM   #3
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1. annoying oversight. I plan on using a USB drive on shuffle pretty much all the time so this will definitely affect me. oh well.

2. LOL @ legit bug.

Maybe they'll release a firmware update to fix this kind of stuff?
That would be nice...wonder how that would be installed? Through USB port maybe?

Bootable via flash drive? Hmmm....
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Old 05-31-2009, 11:55 PM   #4
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That would be nice...wonder how that would be installed? Through USB port maybe?

Bootable via flash drive? Hmmm....
codeman mentioned that they could update at it via USB.
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Old 06-01-2009, 12:10 AM   #5
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Cool, I hope he reads this then....
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Old 06-01-2009, 12:16 AM   #6
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you know what's my issue with the radio?


It's not in my camaro yet. .. :(
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Old 06-01-2009, 08:08 PM   #7
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you know what's my issue with the radio?


It's not in my camaro yet. .. :(
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Old 06-02-2009, 12:20 AM   #8
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They are minor but...

1) "Random" Play does not save after a re-key. Every time you stop/start your car, you have to put RANDOM play back on as it doesn't save. Slightly annoying... I want shuffle play on ALL the time.

2) When you start the car up and play a song (from USB flash drive) ...sometimes it displays the wrong song name.... even counts down as if it were that song but it's not. Moving on to the next song fixes the issue.

Wish they woulda fixed these....
Noticed this also.

But my big complaint is to why it always switches to USB even if I was on FM or XM last time I drove
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Old 06-03-2009, 09:02 AM   #9
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I dislike the fact that if you're playing by artist, it forgets that as well. Also I hate how you can't scroll through the menu's with the wheel controls! All fixed with a simple firmware update... which I hope they do!
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Old 06-03-2009, 09:09 AM   #10
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I dislike it will not play songs that have been gotten from Napster. I have a Creative Zen X-FI and have to use the headphone jack. On USB it see's the songs but will not play them.
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Old 06-03-2009, 09:14 AM   #11
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I dislike it will not play songs that have been gotten from Napster. I have a Creative Zen X-FI and have to use the headphone jack. On USB it see's the songs but will not play them.
Blame that on Napster. The songs are DRM protected and cannot be played without the proper licenses.
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Old 06-03-2009, 10:22 AM   #12
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wait is this illegally downloaded songs all together or just napster songs?
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The best way to grab songs is to use a software which records everything that runs through your soundcard. The drag is that you have to play them to record them but you will not have any playback issues.
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Old 06-03-2009, 10:51 AM   #14
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Noticed this also.

But my big complaint is to why it always switches to USB even if I was on FM or XM last time I drove
Yeah, my wife hates that too, since she does not like the songs on my Zune.

The one problem I am having is it will not recognize my playlists.
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Old 06-03-2009, 11:01 AM   #15
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Yeah having to select shuffle each time is a pain. Also i've noticed that sometimes when the next song comes on the display shows the last song and the timer is no longer counting. I'm still hearing the music, but I cannot see or change anything. It's like the display locks up, but music still playing. Might be a problem with the individual songs. Untill an update comes out I have switched over to my MP3 player. Works and sounds great, just not quite as convenient as the USB flash.
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Old 06-03-2009, 11:24 AM   #16
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I dislike it will not play songs that have been gotten from Napster. I have a Creative Zen X-FI and have to use the headphone jack. On USB it see's the songs but will not play them.
With a little computer know how, you can reformat all of those songs so that they can play.

Also, why is nobody mentioning the awesomeness of streaming your songs to the radio? I have a Blackberry and I keep almost 1,000 songs in their at any given time and I just stream them straight to the radio. This way shuffle works all the time because I set it up on my phone, rather than in the car...

As far as the OP's complaints go...

1) It's a one button fix. Don't be lazy, just press shuffle when you get in the car. It honestly takes about a second to do.

2) Bug, no doubt. I'm sure Panasonic will have an update for it soon.
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Old 06-03-2009, 01:43 PM   #17
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wait is this illegally downloaded songs all together or just napster songs?
Napster is now a legal form of downloading music. It may not have started that way, but now it is. Don't get the two confused.

But yes, pretty much everything downloaded illegally will work in the Camaro, but when it comes to music purchased and downloaded legally, you're taking pot-luck on whether the Digital Rights Management attached to that song will allow it to be played in your Camaro.
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