SD card audio - Chevy Impala Forums
Audio, Video, and Electronics All audio, video, alarms, and all other electronics.

User Tag List

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of (permalink) Old 01-17-2017, 02:35 PM Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
eZAK61's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2017
Location: Illinois
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Lightbulb SD card audio

Here is some information I thought I would share regard my experience with the Bose audio system in a 2015 2LT.

Normally I would be using a Bluetooth MP3 player while in the car.
The problem I have with that is there can be only one Bluetooth device recognized at a time.
A bit of a hassle when answering and receiving phone calls.

Looking through the owners manual and searching online I came across the SD card slot.
Even though some on the internet said it didn't work, or would shuffle. I went out and bought a 64GB micro card w/adaptor.

I downloaded my complete library in Sony's 'MediaGo', over 34GB of music, (took over 4hrs w/ USB 3.0) to a Scan Disk micro SD.
Loaded SD card in slot with car off.
Started car, 'menu', ticked 'shuffle', brought up the SD card, hit 'Play' for any song that comes up and Taa Daa
Replay, pause, skip, works like a charm and sounds great!!!

Now I can also make and receive calls via Bluetooth. Song will pause for the call then resume were it left off when call is ended.
eZAK61 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of (permalink) Old 01-17-2017, 07:09 PM
Administrator

 
retiredpauly's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Cochrane Alberta Canada
Posts: 9,703
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 101 Post(s)
Thanks: 1,308
Thanked 2,310 Times in 1,324 Posts
Welcome to the forum and thanks for posting the info

Some things are better left unsaid, which I generally realize right after I have said them.
retiredpauly is offline  
post #3 of (permalink) Old 01-18-2017, 04:54 PM
Senior Member
 
impaler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2015
Posts: 719
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 73 Post(s)
Thanks: 15
Thanked 123 Times in 103 Posts
Yep, we've had an SD card in there since right after we bought our 2015 2LT.
It's much better than any USB drive as it doesn't stick out at all so it never gets in the way. Works like a charm. I used a G Skill SD card I bought off of Newegg for a few bucks. I can't remember if it's 32 or 64 GB but it held all the music on my computer.

For some odd reason they dropped the SD card slot in 2016.


2015 2LT
Convenience pkg
Advanced Safety pkg
Sunroof
Suntek CXP 50/35 tint

Sent from my custom made computer with Gigabyte Z97X Gaming 5 MB, 4790k cpu, 16gb 2400 DDR3 ram, Nvidia GTX 960, 500gb Samsung SSD using a keyboard to type the response and a mouse to click the submit button.
impaler is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Chevy Impala Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Audio Books on SD Card ionaredbird Chevy Impala 9th Gen Discussion 0 12-04-2015 03:13 PM
HW BASIC CAR- 2010 CHEVY IMPALA - Short Card ( Mint On Card ) RSS Bot Impala Diecast Toys Cars on eBay 0 05-15-2012 05:40 PM
1998 Card # 635 1965 Chevy Impala Lowrider Sweet Graphics Card Varaition RSS Bot Impala Diecast Toys Cars on eBay 0 09-23-2011 06:00 PM
1998 Card # 635 65 Impala Lowrider Card Varaition RSS Bot Impala Diecast Toys Cars on eBay 0 07-27-2011 04:40 PM
1998 Card # 635 65 Impala Lowrider Card Varaition RSS Bot Impala Diecast Toys Cars on eBay 0 07-21-2011 03:50 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome