Re: Dolby-compatible stereo that plays CD-R's?
Clay <email@example.com> wrote in
> Fred Dehl wrote:
>> Clay <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in
>>> Fred Dehl wrote:
>>>> As the new owner of a '99 C70 with the 901 stereo, I am stunned
>>>> that a unit with such advanced features as the station/song text
>>>> mode (I forget the acronym for that at the moment) can't do
>>>> something as basic as play a CD-R!
>>>> What units are out there - Volvo or not - that will interface with
>>>> the C70's wiring harness and Dolby-surround speaker package and
>>>> play CDRs? Thanks.
>>> Are you saying:
>>> A: it doesn't have a CD drive in the radio or
>>> B: it won't play recorded CD's in the CD drive?
>>> I can't help you for A... Don't know what fits your car.
>>> As for B, I haven't seen a CD player made this century that won't
>>> play CD format recorded CD's.
>> Probably so, but as I stated I want one that is compatible with the
>> C70's dolby speaker package, so I need (presumably) a Volvo OEM unit
>> or an after-market one designed specifically for Volvos.
>>> Are your recorded CD's in MP3 format?
>> No. Audio CDs that play fine in every other device I own
>> (standalone, DVD, discman, computer, marine CD unit, even laserdisc
> ...these may all be MP3 compliant devices. Not all that unusual these
> days. Have you looked at the CD's on your PC to see if they are CD
> format or MP3? Where'd you get the CD's? Kids burn them for you? They
> might have grabbed a bunch of stuff (MP3's) for their iPods and put
> them on a disk.
Good grief, get off the MP3 kick, idiot. plonk