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      01-05-2012, 04:35 AM   #1
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media pack hard drive

How big is it? for example, how much music can you put on it?
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      01-05-2012, 04:47 AM   #2
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About 13GB I think it is. You can check it on the system though, in Music collection I think.
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      01-05-2012, 05:30 AM   #3
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The 'user' area for your music is about 12GB ish.

Obviously the drive is a lot bigger as it holds the NAV DVD data etc.

But it's monstrously slow to upload to from the USB port, and you can't control the file / folder structure that it creates for you.
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Yes, I spent hours uploading music to the HDD and then discovered it was better to run the i-Pod and / or memory stick from the USB in the armrest anyway. I think it's only worth uploading via the glovebox USB if you don't have the armrest USB at all (from which you can stream and control devices).
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      01-05-2012, 06:56 AM   #5
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I found it useful. Yes it takes a while to load but once you get the hang of the directory structure (and wait for the upload) it does work well. I then hardly used the USB interface.
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Yes, I spent hours uploading music to the HDD and then discovered it was better to run the i-Pod and / or memory stick from the USB in the armrest anyway. I think it's only worth uploading via the glovebox USB if you don't have the armrest USB at all (from which you can stream and control devices).
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Yes, I spent hours uploading music to the HDD
I found the car shutting down mid upload a real PITA.
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      01-05-2012, 09:27 AM   #8
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Even with its quirks, I personally still think its a great piece of kit... So glad I ended up buying an LCi with this version fitted
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It's a brilliant bit of kit, but if you have the full package (i.e. with 6FL USB in the armrest) then controlling USB devices is sometimes more convinient than the built-in HDD. I still put all the music on the HDD though so I'm not reliant on the i-Pod.
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