For music in the car, some folks tether their iPod or phone to the auxiliary jack, but that is a poor choice as it means touching a handheld device while driving.
Over the last 10 or 12 years, car manufacturers have seen the need for MP3 audio integrations through the factory car stereos. The car stereos are much more capable than ever.
Early attempts at MP3 integrations were weak, and had very specific USB hardware support, resulting in stuttering audio or USB device restarts, playing music from the beginning, starting at track 1 again. Vehicle restarts would start at track 1….AGAIN! Random, being not really all that random. These quirks are really frustrating and somewhat distracting for the driver.
Continue reading “RCD-310 with MDI/USB”
If you were a visitor at Bug Out or a sponsor of Bug Out – thank you for supporting us. We produce the event in association with the K-W Optimist Club. They are a fantastic supporter of youth in our community and it is a pleasure to host our event at their facility in beautiful Heidelberg, Ontario.
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Here are the results of Bug Out 37:
Continue reading “Bugout 37 Results – July 8th 2018”
The radio in my VW Golf MKVI goes crazy sometimes. It is a North America Delphi RCD-310. There are also European and Asian variants of this radio (perhaps other regions as well). Continue reading “Repair: RCD310”
On my daily driver, a 2013 Golf I suddenly had very little output from a normally good rear washer nozzle. I didn’t think much about it other than “it must be clogged – I’ll worry about it when I get home”. When I reached the house, I was in for a surprise. The windshield antifreeze had filled up the inside of the hatch. So – when I opened the hatch “it started raining” into the car. Not all that nice….
Continue reading “Repair: MKVI Golf Rear Window Washer Leak”