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How to transfer music onto SD Cards?

gaz j Dec 2, 2008

  1. gaz j

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    Just got my new car and it has got RNS-e with SD card slots. Can someone please tell me how to put music onto SD cards from i-tunes? I've read a few posts and understand you can only use standard SD and not the shdc ones. Thanks for any assistance.
     
  2. Richardesty

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    Yes - you need a standard SD card, and indeed a card reader of some sort, so that you can connect the SD card to your computer.

    Once you've got that - it's just a case of transferring MP3 files onto the card via windows explorer.

    :beerchug:
     
  3. NHN

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    if you dont have a reader handy then see if you have a device that takes sd then plug in pc & see if it recognises the device with card in as a hard drive then can transfer files to that drive then insert card into the rns & should work, with some devices like cameras they can show up in xp/vista as an actual drive aswell as a camera which is handy should no reader be about
     
  4. gaz j

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    I've managed to get music off iTunes onto SD card (which is a 256mb standard SD ) but when I put card in RNS-e it comes up corrupt on screen? Yet when I put SD card back in my pc it plays the music off it, so the music has gone onto SD card. Any suggestions?
     
  5. NHN

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    In which format, needs to be mp3 not m4a apple format, this could be why its saying corrupt
     
  6. JohnC

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    I used to use CDex (as opposed to iTunes) to copy CDs onto the SD cards when I had my S4 so I may be completely barking up the wrong tree here, but are you using the FAT32 file system? I seem to remember this being necessary for it to work.
     
  7. gaz j

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    How do i convert to mp3? And how do i know if it's fat32? Thanks
     
  8. NHN

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    Good point, but defaults to fat32 anyway & unless you're in IT 99% of users dont even know of different types, but could be though, I am thinking its the faudio format personally.
     
  9. NHN

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    So was it m4a then & not mp3?

    I would say the card is already fat32 mate, but you can insert into pc & then note the drive letter & then go into windows explorer under accessories & right click the drive letter on left under my computer & select format, then make sure it says fat32 then click start, this will make sure its on fat32, then rip mp3 tunes to it & should work fine.
     
  10. gaz j

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    You've lost me, im a complete novice with this. Can i convert them from mpeg4 to mp3?
     
  11. gaz j

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    Thanks NHN, will try it now.
     
  12. gaz j

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    Still won't work. How do i convert from mp4 to mp3? Has anyone else took there music off itunes?
     

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