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      01-19-2006, 02:28 PM   #1
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CD player: DVD compatible?

Somebody in another thread mentioned that the standard dash-mounted CD player can read DVDs. If this is true, I will be able to burn my entire collection of mp3s to one disk!
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Really??????? I never try.
Let me try it tonight. I will be nice if it could.
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With IDrive, I have a DVD option when I select CD. I have post-Sept production, and can play dvd's with mp3s or wmas loaded on it.
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in the CD player though? i know you can play MP3 DVDs once you take out the navigation disc off of the DVD drive. i really doubt they would put two DVD drives in there.
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Really??????? I never try.
Let me try it tonight. I will be nice if it could.
Please let me know the outcome of the test!
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No..it doesn't work.
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I can confirm it doesn't work
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Pity, but thanks for trying
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ya i tried it also, it only works in the nav slot. You need to make seperate folders inside of the dvd otherwise it doesnt work, i learned the hard way lol Oo also the song names and folder names can only have 8 letters max, again i learned this the hard way so good luck.
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Unfortunately, if the cd player was going to play DVDs, it would be called a DVD player!
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Can't understand why manufacturers don't install DVD-compatible players as standard, as they do on PCs nowadays. I mean, how much extra would it cost? $1? Then they could do away with CD changers all together.
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Cars with Navigation have DVD Drives

Professional Nav ( standard in USA ) has
1)CD
2)DVD

Business nav has only 1 drive, its a DVD drive

Only they can play DVD Mp3's
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Can't understand why manufacturers don't install DVD-compatible players as standard, as they do on PCs nowadays. I mean, how much extra would it cost? $1? Then they could do away with CD changers all together.
The price difference between the CD Drive and DVD drive in the Pro Nav cars is about $400

Remember these drives have to withstand and operate in MUCH worse conditions than your normal PC drive would ever have to withstand
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