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      03-01-2009, 04:54 PM   #1
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New iDrive - Anyone Know What This Means?

Anyone have any idea what the "-4" and the "-3" mean in the box in the upper right corner of these screenshots from the new iDrive? I have it, and I can't make heads or tails of it.

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      03-01-2009, 05:02 PM   #2
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Anyone have any idea what the "-4" and the "-3" mean in the box in the upper right corner of these screenshots from the new iDrive? I have it, and I can't make heads or tails of it.

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I believe that is the song number of the CD you are listening to.
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      03-01-2009, 06:21 PM   #4
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I believe that is the song number of the CD you are listening to.
Can't be that. There's no disc in the slot.

The "-4" number does appear right next to a USB icon, so it wouldn't be crazy to think the "-4" is related to the ipod that's connected. But I can't figure out something that the number logically refers to. I'll mess with it some more and see what I can come up with.
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      03-01-2009, 06:36 PM   #5
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Is that a USB icon next to the number?
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      03-01-2009, 06:55 PM   #6
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Just a guess: Probably the level of amplification of the signal that is coming in from AUX.
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It has to do with the track that you are listening to, it changes with the song but I dont know where the number comes from, with ipod playlists it just seems like a random number.
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On mine that "-3" means the track list on the IPod playlist that I'm listening to. If it were Sirius you would see the little dog or a CD if it were a CD. I'm not sure about radio though.
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Can't be that. There's no disc in the slot.

The "-4" number does appear right next to a USB icon, so it wouldn't be crazy to think the "-4" is related to the ipod that's connected. But I can't figure out something that the number logically refers to. I'll mess with it some more and see what I can come up with.
The USB icon means your using your ipod. The number is the track number of the playlist you are listening to. When you have a CD in you will notice the USB icon is changed to a CD icon, and the number is the CD track number.
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The USB icon means your using your ipod. The number is the track number of the playlist you are listening to. When you have a CD in you will notice the USB icon is changed to a CD icon, and the number is the CD track number.
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+1

but I have a USB flash drive connected to mine and get the same icon and number, so I guess it can be either one.
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That's the self-destruct timer.

According to your photos, your car will explode in exactly 4 seconds. Good luck.



(or, it could be the number of the song on the album that you are listening to on the USB drive; i.e. 4th song on a 10 song album).
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[quote=Brooklyn;4601739]

I confirmed this is right. Thanks!
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I confirmed this is right. Thanks!
So, your car did blow up when the count down ended?
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What does the "T1" or "Tl" mean in the lower right window after the arrow and dot?
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What does the "T1" or "Tl" mean in the lower right window after the arrow and dot?
Arrow + Dot means that you have a destination set and guidance is on.

TI means that you are getting a Traffic Information feed from a local radio station
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