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Offline Abarth 595 Competizione

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Sound system help!
« on: June 23, 2020, 12:58:32 pm »
Just a query if I may please regarding the sound system in our Abarths. Mines a series 3.

I have a memory stick plugged in with about 70 songs on it, but after adding the latest song I keep getting a message come over the system saying something about check the amount of items etc, basically I think it thinks there are too many songs on there?

Have I done something wrong? Is there a limit?  They are all MP3 by the way, and not compressed or messed with in any way.

Thanks in advance for any help offered.
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    Offline android_808

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    Re: Sound system help!
    « Reply #1 on: June 24, 2020, 12:04:19 pm »
    Series 3 would be Blue&Me, not UConnect.

    I hit problems with the last generation (2015 180 Comp) Blue&Me system when I got to around 16GB on a 32GB stick of 256kbps m4a tracks. It wouldn't complain but there would be noticeable audio glitches/cracks/pops which sometimes sorted themselves out after a few weeks.

    Rescan would take a while after adding new songs. The more you add, the longer it takes.

    Are they all in one folder? I had everything in folders by artist and album, eg Drive:/Artist/Album/Track Number - Track Name.m4a.  All tracks had metadata. Sometimes it wouldn't read a particular tracks data so I would swap memory stick with a small one with a single album on, let it scan and then swap them back forcing a rescan. One issue with metadata is some long track names it would scroll the display to show it all. Others it would cut off the name. Might be metadata versions/format.

    Didn't use playlists so can't say on that front.

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    Re: Sound system help!
    « Reply #2 on: June 24, 2020, 02:01:12 pm »
    Series 3 would be Blue&Me, not UConnect.

    Thank you for pointing that out :thumb:

    I'll move it  :whistle: