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Overnight energy usage

This morning I pulled out a thumb drive from my MS and it was extremely hot. I guess I shouldn't be surprised since it will play through a bunch of MP3s overnight as well (even though I pause it and the car is off). I understand this to be a bug related to scheduled charging. But the hot thumb drive really illustrated how much energy it is probably wasting every night in my garage...


(S85-3/2/13 traded in) X LR: F2611##-3/27/20
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Mar 8, 2012
OT, but are people usually using thumb drives for music instead of streaming via bluetooth from their phone?
Absolutely. With thumb drives you can play lossless music--and it actually sounds good. Tesla's audio system is very much GIGO.

Also it's a pain to stream from the phone because you have to tell it to stream every time you get in the car.


Still in love after all these miles
I don't have this problem. Songs start where they left off when I shut her down. I wonder what's causing that.

Until 6.X the songs stayed where they were. It's a bug--and quite an annoying one.

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I use both Slacker and Tune-in streaming and USB, but more streaming than USB. I don't stream from my phone due to poor quality via Bluetooth. So I can't comment on that.

OT, but are people usually using thumb drives for music instead of streaming via bluetooth from their phone?
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