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|Written by Nicholas McClanahan|
|Tuesday, 09 October 2012 09:53|
Tips on using Music Mode with the Car Kracker 3
In the Kustomizer, set the default boot mode to 'Music Player';
In the Music tab, you can remap the CD change buttons on the radio to do other things;
Using Bluetooth Audio
Here's a video walkthrough on setting up Bluetooth Audio;
Any Bluetooth Audio adapter should work, I've been using this one, but there are many choices. In the Kustomizer, set your audio source to 'Just open Aux-in'.
The Car Kracker 3 also offers 5V power to keep the Audio Adapter powered up. All the adapters I've found use 5V to charge — look for one that comes with a USB 'charging cable'.
Playing audio from the SD card
You can also play audio files directly from any microSD / SDHC card. 44kHz and 48kHz wav files are supported, which is CD quality, although MP3, AAC, and WMA files will need to be converted. Audacity is my preferred program for conversion and it's free. Here's how to convert files;
You can use the buttons on your radio to move between albums and tracks, be sure to map them in the Kustomizer. Albums are grouped by filename, your SD card should look something like this;
Put everything on the root of the card, no need to use directories. Most radios support 99 tracks per album. My radio supports several dozen albums, although the display doesn't count past 9.