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  1. Convert from 320kbps MP3 to FLAC. Any advantage?

    2019+ Mazda 3 Audio & Electronics
    Guys, I have a question for you Any advantage of MP3 320kbps converted into FLAC ? :unsure: When I can't find any song in FLAC format, I'm looking to find it at 320kbps in mp3 format.? But if I convert all MP3 from 320kbps into FLAC, the sound will be different or will be same? Thanks!
  2. USB Playback: Old MP3 Tag Info

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I recently updated the Artist tag info for all of my MP3's, as some was incorrect. However, Mazda Connect keeps showing the old info, not the new. Is there a database stored in the MCU itself that needs to be deleted in order to create a new one from the modified USB stick? I checked the stick...
  3. MP3 Tags - versions supported?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    What tag versions does the Mazda infotainment software read? What tag versions will it not read? And, if multiple versions, what is the order of precedence? The issue I have is the question mark character '?' appearing at the end of my genres, albums, songs, and artists, such that I'll have...
  4. Whice kind of MP3 Tag CMU they support?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Whice kind of MP3 Tag CMU they support? Now the display show as ET language.(Can't Read) i want to know how can setup to made Mp3 Tag (Thai fonts)
  5. Detailed instructions to convert cd's to mp3's properly sorted on a memory stick

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    These instructions cover the nitty gritty of how to get your music cds converted to mp3 files and loaded on a memory stock to listen to them in your Mazda. A quick summary of the steps is: Rip your cds using the windows media player software to mp3 files on a windows pc. Have media player...
  6. 2017 Mazda 3 - USB MP3 Genres - Not displayed as set

    Electronics / Stereo Equipment
    I ripped a varied series of CDs I own. Meticulously cataloged and tagged into their genres, artists and albums. Made sure the files are tagged in both ID3v1 and ID3v2.3. Verified in multiple apps that the tags are set. My genres are as such: Alternate Rock, Ambient, Celtic, Classic Rock...
  7. USB MP3 tag separator character?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hey all... I'm on 59.00.545NA. Has anyone figured out what character should be used for the Infotainment system to recognize multiple artists or genres in MP3 tags? I use ID3v2.3 and have tried ";" and "/" but both are not seen as separators so something like "artist1;artist2" is seen as a...
  8. MP3 Issue

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    MP3 issue I have a UK spec 2017 skyactive 2.0 petrol - 120hp I've currently got 2 different 32gb usb sticks full of MP3s. I've noticed on the SanDisk, which is nearly full, that occasionally the music jumps...
  9. MP3 issue

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I have a UK spec 2017 skyactive 2.0 petrol - 120hp I've currently got 2 different 32gb usb sticks full of MP3s. I've noticed on the SanDisk, which is nearly full, that occasionally the music jumps slightly. If I switch to another source and back to the usb it's fine again. Not sure what...
  10. Showing MP3 pictures that are not present on USB

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I have a huge collection of MP3 on two USB-Sticks in my Mazda 3. Most of those MP3-Files are so old that I hadn't even embedded an album picture at the time I ripped them. I was really 'impressed' that my MZD is showing album art pictures for each album... But where are those pictures coming...
  11. Convert .MP4 to MP3

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    So some of the files on my iPod are .MP4's. Not MP4's but .MP4's. I need to convert these to MP3 so I can listen to them in the car. I am hoping someone in this forum knows how to do this. I am 50 and it is a struggle to learn this crap. So please help Don
  12. MP3 Issues from USB

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hey fellas, I didnt start using my usb stick until a couple of weeks ago when I noticed that my ipod was starting to act a little funny. Anyway I moved all of my songs over to this nice drive and everything was great until I noticed it was not actually.. The first thing I noticed is at least...
  13. Why no mp3 filenames shown on screen?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi! I collected several mp3 music on an USB drive, but I can't allow my MZD connec screen to be shown any filenames? Is it possible at all? My previous 2010 Mazda 3 had got an option to choose if I would like to see folder names, file names or ID3 tags on the screen? So for in my new Mazda's...
  14. USB Audio - Refresh Question

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    On my 2015 M3 I sometimes add songs to the existing USB stick. When I continue to play from the USB it almost always never goes to the newer songs. I have some in different folders and the older songs in folders are play but rarely the new. I've tried renaming the USB stick when adding songs...
  15. USB MP3 Playback order on EU 56.00.230A CMU?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi I recently upgraded my CMU from v30 to v56.00.230A. Prior to the upgrade my MP3 playback would play tracks in the correct order as per the MP3 tags on the files. Since running v56.00.230A, the playback order appears to be all messed up, some album track lists appear to be random, other...
  16. USB MP3 Player- Gracenote looses DB and not restarting where stopped

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi, I had that issue often with V33 EU , now passed on V56.230 EU , nothing has changed. I have my mp3 files on a usb stick (tried 3 different 4 - 16 and 32 GB formated FAT32), when i stop the ignition and restart the car, almost one time each day or sometimes more, i can say it looses the...
  17. Need Help on Infotainment USB MP3 Player

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi All, I'm an audiophile, the Bose sound system sounds great with CD player and AUX with an audiophile PMP plays FLAC. That's all I've been using. Today I ripped some MP3 @ 256bps to a USB flash drive and played them in the system. It sounds pretty bad, which is really surprising. I knew...
  18. Compatibility with Zune MP3 player

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Has anyone tried to get a Zune player to work with our system? I tried and it errors out. I know it might be a stretch to get a Zune to work through the USB port, but I have 2 just laying and I was thinking I can leave a player in the car and not worried about it....
  19. How to block folders on phone for mp3 scan?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hey guys, I don't want to use bluetooth for audio streaming, because you cannot access a tracklist on the screen or change folders. I'd like to use my phone as USB stick. The internal phone memory is connected, but when I want to access music files on it, it takes so much time until the whole...
  20. Tips for crashing USB users, ssh stuff, album art, also Gracenotes 4.0 is out!

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    So I just upgraded to v33 myself and will grab a USB Ethernet adapter to ssh into the system. Hilarious stuff, wonder if/when Mazda will try harder to crack down on this. I believe I read SSH is disabled over WiFi (may have been an EU owner or hacked wifi back on) for v33 so a USB Ethernet...
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