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  1. T

    Home Studio Music Mix USB Playback in Tesla Model 3

    I recently got a new Model 3 and decided to see if the USB drive would work for playing music. It works pretty great with a few limitations. I have a home recording studio and so the most common use case for me would be to check my music or podcast mixes in the car using the USB drive. We also...
  2. gaspi101

    Official Tesla USB Needed for Sentry Mode

    I've been using a Samsung USB drive for some time now on both my P3D+ and X. Amazon.com t/B0874YS2N7/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie Over the past year, however, the X's dash screen and GPS would often not turn on at all, or crash mid-drive--It's been a pain in the tuckus. Tesla kept...
  3. S

    Help with 128gb microSD card and reader please, not mounting

    After trying many times with 2 different cards and two different readers I always get a warning that my card is unmountable and should be removed. If I then I go to Safety & Security to have the car format my card it says below: "Plug in only one USB device to format" I'm only plugging in one...
  4. L

    Music on external drive missing

    Hello TMC, this is my first post here and I hope it's the correct location in the forum. I just partitioned an external hard drive to use as storage for both camera footage and music, replacing the "default" USB stick approach. Everything works fine. Dashcam and sentry videos are stored in one...
  5. S

    USB size from Dash Cam and Sentry

    I am trying to see if a Larger USB than he 32G can be used. I have been reading and hearing that only 32 can be recognized. Before I buy a Huge drive just for this purpose in my S 21 model...I would love to get an answer. Thank You guys.
  6. M

    Retrieving Deleted Sentry Videos

    SOS! I had two cameras taken from a 5 star resort valet a few days ago. I pulled my USB drive only to find out that an entire days worth of videos is missing! Is there ANY way to retrieve the videos from my USB? (Yes, I learned a lesson. Yes, I filed a police report. Yes, the resort is...
  7. S

    USB stopped working

    My front USB stopped working this morning. They were working well last night. I got videos from sentry mode on the dashcam this morning but then realised my phone wasn’t charging as usual. Only unusual thing that happened is that the sentry mode stopped because of low battery but it has done...
  8. rogerbohl

    Post-6/2020 Model 3 USB ports

    A friend bought a new Model 3, on 12/30/2020, and I'm puzzled as to where the USB ports are located. The Dashcam icon shows a red dot, but we have not, ourselves, put in a datastick. An aftermarket firm's photos seems to show 2 USB-A sockets and a 12V receptacle, for cars built after June...
  9. theganjaguru

    USB Drive FAILURE

    Had issues (sentry mode screen black for an extended period of time) when trying to view sentry mode events for the last few months. Two weeks ago, the viewer was totally disabled. My only option was to format the USB drive. I did that and sentry mode was working again. Today I jumped in and...
  10. GeoffEV

    Problems getting Jeda USB Hub

    It's getting to be a longtime coming for this Jeda Model Y product. Even though I ordered in early September, queries to Jeda get non-specific automatic responses with no estimated ship date. An honest explanation would go a long way to assuage my concern. Q1: Inside info on the delay? Q2...
  11. 6t8stang

    Tesla Roadie 128GB

    Original Tesla Roadie with 128GB Sandisk memory card. Bought from another member here a few months ago - works great. Software is up to date and memory has been cleared. $90 shipped to Continental US.
  12. R5 Red Five

    Teslacam - SSD Feature

    Hi All, New to the site, I have a M3P in red with white interior. First post so if this is already known...sorry!! I wanted to reduce the USB usage after buying a 500GB SSD drive, I did wonder if you could use the same drive for both? So using basic windows tools I partioned the drive to have...
  13. rich_g

    USB music playing and iPod - has it got any better with new SW releases?

    Hi all, as a newbie I will be getting my M3 SR+ on 25th June. Looking forward to it but was wondering about the music situation. I have an archaic iPod nano 3 which I naively was hoping just to plug into the USB and listen to music, like on my Nissan Leaf. It is windows formatted so I...
  14. T

    Sentry Mode/Dashcam recording USB for AP3/MCU1

    What exactly are most people using for a USB these days? Are there certain manufacturers that tend to work better? I'm not looking for an SSD for the moment - just a larger USB stick if possible. What throughput threshold should I be looking at? I've recently been upgraded to AP3 but still using...
  15. R

    Dashcam card/stick

    Hi folks, A while back I bought a memory card to use for sentry mode/dashcam. After reading on here that the best thing to use is a high endurance MicroSD card with a USB adaptor I ordered a SanDisk High Endurance 100MBs Micro SDXC Card and put it in a USB adaptor. It didn't work, however I...
  16. Vincent_P

    Bijna was ik de held van de buurt ware het niet voor weer een "bug".

    Soms denk ik dat ze dit automerk beter de Bugla noemen, man ! Sentry modus stond vannacht aan. Vandalen (of 1 vandaal) hebben in mijn buurt wel 30 auto's gronding gekrast van voor naar achter inclusief de mijne. Ik "geen nood jongens ik heb sentry modus aanstaan". Spring ik in de wagen staat...
  17. J

    Jeda USB Hub - Model 3 - $80 OBO

    Inadvertently ended up with 2 USB hubs as I received one as a gift. Brand new, sealed, unopened. If you aren't familiar, you can get more info here: Jeda Products | Tesla Model 3 USB Hub From Jeda it's $89 shipped anywhere in the US. I'm eating the shipping cost which I expect will be around...
  18. enolam

    "USB too slow for dash cam" error message

    Yesterday my Dash Cam icon was indicating that it wasn't recording (grey X) This happens every few months. As I've done in the past, I removed the properly formated USB, deleted all the files and kept the Tesla Cam folder in it. This AM after replacing it, there was a red circle where it's...
  19. B

    Installing sentry SSD in glovebox

    I relocated the factory USB hub below the HVAC blower, and plugged a USB hub into one port and extension cables into the other port, and was able to plug the T5 SSD into USB hub and route the wire up into the glovebox. This way it's safely locked away and out of sight when the car is locked...
  20. DucaTinus

    Ampère op voorste USB poorten

    Heb een wireless charger aangesloten maar bemerk dat de doorgegeven Ampere's beperkt zijn op de voorste USB poorten.Lees dat het maximaal haalbare 2.1A per voorste USB poort is maar dat er eeen grote kans dat die 2.1A niet gehaald wordt in de praktijk. Mijn telefoon wordt niet bijgeladen tijdens...
  21. Hated

    Making Dashcam/Sentry work with Jeda V2 wireless charging pad.

    I purchased a small USB hub after I got my Model 3 so I could hook up the Jeda V2 wireless charging pad and still use my Sandisk 128GB USB 3.1 memory key to store Dashcam/Sentry video. This worked fine for a while, but once we hit the V9 (2019.32.x) builds I started to have lots of errors saying...
  22. B

    Sentry Mode USB flash drive failure costing me thousands

    My 5-month-old blue Model 3 was just scraped by a white pickup in the post office parking lot. My wife was inside at the time and I was home. When she came out 2 people shouted that a white pickup had scraped the side of my car and then took off. They didn't get the license # but she didn't...
  23. T

    v10 TeslaCam- supposed to overwrite, do I even need > 16GB USB now?

    I got the v10 SW update on my LR3D on 10/2/19. I've been plagued with USB for TeslaCam issues since about August. I bought the Samsung BAR 128GB in June and partitioned/formatted it to work with TeslaCam, but after 3 months it gave the Write Speed Too Slow warning and won't work now for...
  24. A

    Upgraded USB hub with data and power for model 3?

    I was looking for something similar to this, does anyone know of a similar product or guide for providing more power than the existing ports do? My current setup is a taptes dual wireless charger for my phone, and a 1-to-2 usb splitter thing for the flash drive for dashcam. When playing...
  25. K

    MASTER THREAD: USB drives that work with Sentry and TeslaCam

    A few days ago this message showed up: “Dashcam: USB drive is too slow to save-please use a drive with higher write speed” Then I tried to format the usb stick but it still didn’t work. The worked flawlessly for months until now. Any suggestions? Thanks.
  26. K

    front usb slots and using splitters

    I have the nomad tesla model 3 wireless phone charger it comes with a usb splitter for each usb slot on one splitter i have a flashdrive for my teslacam i tried to add another flash drive to the other usb splitter for music, but it would not read. however, if i plug in my phone to that slot...
  27. Chrisizzle

    Tesla Dashcam destroying USB drives

    Hello, I suspect my Model X dash cam may be destroying USB drives in short order. I started with a MicroSD card in a mini-USB reader. It was something I had, was compact, and thought it would perform better than a USB stick. It worked for... let's say two weeks before the webcam icon would...
  28. T

    How to format a large capacity USB flash drive, FAT32, Windows

    Hello! I tried to find a "how to" post on formatting large capacity flash drives but I can only find links to external utilities or programs to purchase. Now that we have Sentry Mode on all the time (except when we're home!) and, since I like to save clips especially on beautiful days - I'm...
  29. shantanuthatte

    Designing a new USB Hub for Model 3

    Hi, I'm a month old SR+ owner. I really like how Tesla has data enabled front USB ports for connecting your phone or storage device (for Sentry). However I realized that the front USB ports do not allow for fast charging (Limited to USB 2.0 standards of 0.5A each). I recently came across the...
  30. shantanuthatte

    Designing a new USB Hub for Model 3

    Hi, I'm a month old SR+ owner. I really like how Tesla has data enabled front USB ports for connecting your phone or storage device (for Sentry). However I realized that the front USB ports do not allow for fast charging (Limited to USB 2.0 standards of 0.5A each). I recently came across the...
  31. rudholm

    Maximum Number of Audio Tracks on USB Drive

    I realize there has already been a lot of discussion of the various shortfalls of playing music from a USB drive, but there's one issue I'm having that I haven't been able to find in a prior thread. I have about 400GB of music files --about 20,000 tracks (mostly FLACs from when I ripped my CD...
  32. justinchu77

    What usb drive GB do you use for dash cam?

    The normal dash cam mode rewrites every 2GB I think? So I guess Sentry Mode is the one that's truly occupying. Anyway, lets hear it!
  33. V

    [Mac] How to Format USB into 2 Partitions for DashCam and Music

    Since we already have one for PC. I thought I'd write one for Mac as well. Here you'll find step by step instructions to format and partition 1 memory card or usb drive to use for both Dashcam and Music. Background Info To use 1 card for both Dashcam and Music, you'll need to virtually "split"...
  34. S

    New Model 3 front USB ports no power and data w/direct wired

    Well I don’t know what to say, I was pretty happy that the new software upgrade fixed my autopilot calibration issue (New Model 3 autopilot calibration stuck at ~3% after 151 mixed miles), but then I found my front USB ports do not work, at all. This is my first try on front USB ports since I...
  35. evM3Sekar

    Mac: divide USB into 2 partitions (for dashcam and music)

    Inspired by the detailed post: [V9] How to Format USB into 2 Partitions for DashCam and Music [Windows] by @SomeJoe7777, I have created this post for mac. I did start out with windows, was able to create the 16gb partition for TeslaCam, and was unable to format the remainder for music because of...
  36. enolam

    USB for dashcam exFAT vs FAT

    I'm sure this has been asked and answered but I can't find the answer here. I searched for a good USB for dash cam and Sentry according to recommendations on this forum. I don't need it for music. I ended up purchasing a 64 GB thumbdrive...
  37. N

    Dashcam Model X APH4, 2019.5.17

    I just got a new Tesla Model X which has HW3.0, APH4 but running software 2019.5.17. My VIN is in the 157xxx range so definately in the latest production batch. I can't get Dashcam to work. I've even acquired a BRAND NEW USB drive, which is FAT32 formatted and I just created 1 folder called...
  38. Edgewood Dome

    New 512GB USB causing music to skip on 2019.5.15

    I used to use a Patriot Rage2 128GB thumb drive formatted into 2 Fat32 partitions, one for my FLAC music and the other for the TeslaCam. With the new software 2019.5.15 adding the Sentry Mode I noticed the drive for the TeslaCam filled up and stopped recording so I went out and purchased a...
  39. Agassi

    Disabled Touch Screen

    Hi All Recently, after the latest software update, my touch screen was disabled. It still did show everything but it would not respond to any inputs. I did try restarts and all and actually called support. But no use. I had to learn to use the car without the middle screen for a week or so...
  40. RobertSeattle

    Cost to fix busted/bent USB outlets?

    My X is heading into its 3rd year of service and the 2nd row USB outlets have taken a beating from various yanks over the years. Curious about repair and costs.
  41. Eevee

    TeslaTari Game Controller

    I read that the most recent update (2018.48.12) allows people to play the video games via an XboxOne or PS4 game controller when plugged into one or the USB drives. This sounds great to me as I have a video-game obsessed kiddo and we have multiple gaming systems at home. I MUCH prefer handing...
  42. SWCrypto

    Streaming Audio and Error Loading

    I posted this in another area but thought it might be better here..... I solved my streaming issue, but I'm not sure why.... Since my update to V9, my streaming music would do mini drops or error loading..then after loading it would skip through the songs. This has been quite annoying. I tried...
  43. judyjetson

    USB Splitter for Dash Cam & charging dock

    I purchased this splitter from Amazon and it seems to work for simultaneous charging of your phone from the console dock and USB recording of dash cam footage. I actually didn't think it would work to do both but it does. Using my USB multimeter charging my iPhone 7: Plugged directly into M3 USB...
  44. M

    Dashcam - Setup and more -- Ring capabilities?

    So after we setup the Dashcam and was 'lucky' enough to witness and capture this accident, we were discussing the benefits of the Dashcam and the Model 3's other cameras-- 8 outside, 1 inside. We LOVE our Ring and it really does make a difference in our home monitoring and telling UPS to put...
  45. SomeJoe7777

    [V9] How to Format USB into 2 Partitions for DashCam and Music [Windows]

    Introduction I find the requirement for a separate USB drive for music and the v9 dashcam feature to be annoying. Without some type of work-around, that would use both USB ports in the front of the car, leaving you with no USB port for phone charging. It's been reported that you can partition...
  46. X

    USB corruption for dashcam recording

    After a couple of hours using dashcam, it stops working. The "dashcam" icon on the main display now includes an "X" instead of a red dot. Looks like the file system got corrupted. Plugging and re-inserting the drive didn't help. When I swapped in a new drive as the current one, the dashcam icon...
  47. M

    Work around for albums being Split on USB Flash Drive Music

    This isn't the first time I've had to "tweak" my music library for a new car or Radio. I have about 10,000 songs 600 albums on a 128gb USB 3.0 Drive. There is a "bug" in Tesla Model 3 that splits Albums if the Artist Tag is different between tracks within an Album. I have lots of "compilation"...
  48. B

    Front USB completely not working?

    Anyone else have there front USB ports both store working completely?
  49. R

    USB port management if the Dashcam update in Rev 9 takes 1 port

    I know in the "interior and exterior" area of the forum there was a lot of talk about the possibility of adding a hub, but as far as I can tell, the majority of the users were looking at hub management for phone charging purposes. This seemed more of a connectivity issue. Now that there is...
  50. MTN Ranger

    Tesla Model 3 - iPod vs USB Flash Drive

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