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Offline pajd

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External Hard Drive
« on: May 06, 2017, 11:55:14 PM »
Hi -  my car doesn't pick my external hard drive which is connectd via MP3. Light on the external drive is on. The external drive works fine on my laptop
Car does however pick up a memory stick.

Any ideas? Thanks

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Re: External Hard Drive
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2017, 09:51:29 AM »
my car doesn't pick my external hard drive which is connectd via MP3.
I assume you mean connected via usb?  Possibly not enough power to drive the hard drive.  Ours barely has enough power to charge an iphone.

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Re: External Hard Drive
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2018, 06:51:22 PM »
System is limited by drive size, recommended is 16-32gb Max I seem to have read.  Power from standard USB connections are minimal unless designated as power providers.  Which most,  but not all are,  in laptops and PCs.
Also the file system when formatted needs to be "Fat32" which is difficult to do on <500GB HDD,  but possible.

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Re: External Hard Drive
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2018, 06:51:22 PM »