USB Drive for Car

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by Prior22, Aug 20, 2011.

  1. Prior22
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    Prior22 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Is there a way to connect a USB external hard drive to a car so I can play mp3 files off it? Would much rather do that than burn mp3 files to blank cd's. Thanks.
     
  2. _Chaz_

    _Chaz_ GBAtemp's Official Mook™

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    I'm pretty sure you can connect an MP3 player to your car stereo.
     
  3. Jamstruth

    Jamstruth Secondary Feline Anthropomorph

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    If your stereo supports it then yes. However most External HDDs need more power than you cang et from 1 USB port so you may need to mess around with an extra power cable for it.
     
  4. xist

    xist ΚΑΤΑ ΤΟΝ ΔΑΙΜΟΝΑ ΕΑΥΤΟΥ

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    Get one of those FM transmitters which connect to your MP3 player, lighter socket and use the car radio.
     
  5. Prior22
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    Prior22 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Any particular model you would recommend?
     
  6. xist

    xist ΚΑΤΑ ΤΟΝ ΔΑΙΜΟΝΑ ΕΑΥΤΟΥ

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    The Pure Highway is pretty ok, better if your Stereo has an Aux port.
     
  7. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvert™

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    Yeah I've got an AUX in port on my stereo and just hook my MP3 player into it.
     
  8. Gahars

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    MP3 player or a phone? Yeah, I think you can do that. I'm not sure about the external hard drive, however.
     
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