Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




86 posts

Master Geek


Topic # 51543 28-Nov-2009 18:15
Send private message

Hi 


I had a JVC KD-R606 head unit installed in my car a couple of weeks ago to use with my iPhone 3GS. The box was marked "iPhone ready".


I was initially impressed with how perfectly it worked with my iPhone. That was until today. The iPhone has been working fine in my car with about 500 songs on it. I installed another 10 today. Now when I plug my iPhone in, the JVC unit pops up with "CANNOT PLAY".


I removed the new songs. Still no go, so I removed all songs except for a few purchased through iTunes. Still no go! Arghhhh!


My wife's iPhone still works perfectly with the JVC unit. Yell


The manual says that this error will appear if the songs are in the wrong format, or there are no songs detected. I have also heard it will appear if the song names or folders are too long. But I have removed everything! The only songs left are iTunes songs, and they have definitely played ok before.


Does anyone know, if you remove music of your iPhone, by un-selecting a Playlist. Is the music actually removed or are the references to it just removed. I'm wondering if the JVC unit is still seeing the new songs I put on it, even though the iPhone can no longer see them???


Anyone have any other ideas, this is really pissing me off... it will be going back to the shop if I can't find a solution.


Cheers
Rayden












Create new topic

Ham

462 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 13


  Reply # 277361 28-Nov-2009 23:45
Send private message

Do a full restore of the iPhone through iTunes, that should sort it.



86 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 277453 29-Nov-2009 13:05
Send private message

Yea it works.

Re-added all the playlists/music, and it still works. Which is kind of annoying as it appears it was just a random event, meaning it can and probably will happen again sometime in the future.

Oh well, at least I know how to fix it, cheers!

 
 
 
 


27 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 277542 29-Nov-2009 18:20
Send private message

I have a JVC KD-R805, never had anything like that though

1103 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 101

Subscriber

  Reply # 277958 30-Nov-2009 16:48
Send private message

Slightly off topic but you can hopefully answer my question. I assume you have the iphone hooked up with an aux cable ?

If so what happens when a call comes in? Does the call come through your speakers and the iphone picks up your voice normally from within the cabin ?

Just a random thought whilst I look at buying an iphone. Im using the AUX for my ipod now, but wondered what happens with a phone call on an iphone.



86 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 277964 30-Nov-2009 16:57
Send private message

I'm connecting using the iPhone sync-usb cable so it charges whilst connected.

To be honest I haven't actually received a call whilst connected, but I have received TXT messages and the "beep/alert" plays over the car speakers, so I'm assuming a call would also???

I should try it.


Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Intel reimagines data centre storage with new 3D NAND SSDs
Posted 16-Feb-2018 15:21


Ground-breaking business programme begins in Hamilton
Posted 16-Feb-2018 10:18


Government to continue search for first Chief Technology Officer
Posted 12-Feb-2018 20:30


Time to take Appleā€™s iPad Pro seriously
Posted 12-Feb-2018 16:54


New Fujifilm X-A5 brings selfie features to mirrorless camera
Posted 9-Feb-2018 09:12


D-Link ANZ expands connected smart home with new HD Wi-Fi cameras
Posted 9-Feb-2018 09:01


Dragon Professional for Mac V6: Near perfect dictation
Posted 9-Feb-2018 08:26


OPPO announces R11s with claims to be the picture perfect smartphone
Posted 2-Feb-2018 13:28


Vocus Communications wins a place on the TaaS panel
Posted 26-Jan-2018 15:16


SwipedOn raises $1 million capital
Posted 26-Jan-2018 15:15


Slingshot offers unlimited gigabit fibre for under a ton
Posted 25-Jan-2018 13:51


Spark doubles down on wireless broadband
Posted 24-Jan-2018 15:44


New Zealand's IT industry in 2018 and beyond
Posted 22-Jan-2018 12:50


Introducing your new workplace headache: Gen Z
Posted 22-Jan-2018 12:45


Jucy set to introduce electric campervan fleet
Posted 22-Jan-2018 12:41



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.