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portable CD player?

Discussion in 'Model X: User Interface' started by AustroTom, Oct 3, 2016.

  1. AustroTom

    AustroTom Member

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    Hello All,
    New to the forum and loving it!

    We are about to order our MX and were wondering if there is any way to connect a portable CD player to the speaker/entertainment system? (we are old fashioned audio book lovers from our local library and would like to continue our dinosauric behavior) :D:rolleyes:

    Thanks,
    Thomas
     
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  2. Mr So Chill

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    Presumably the old FM radio dongle would work.

    I haven't looked for them, but I suspect folks might be making a Bluetooth version for slightly better sound quality.

    Edit: like the one the guy above linked while I was typing. They do exist. :)
     
  4. gfb107

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    I'd try ripping the CDs to a USB stick, although I've heard there are issues where the Model X doesn't play all that nicely with USB sticks.

    Can also rip and playback over Bluetooth from a smart phone
     
  5. Canuck

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    That's how I listen to Sirius in my car. I have a portable radio with a lifetime sub and a built-in FM transmitter.

    But it really is nuts how Tesla doesn't have a 3.5 mm input jack. If you use a Bluetooth dongle, you have to charge the battery or plug it into a power source in any event, so just give us a direct plug.
     
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  6. pthill65

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    I'm an audiobook guy too. Assuming you have a smartphone, check out an app called "Overdrive". It lets you check out audiobooks (and e-books) from your local library without a physical copy. It's pretty cool.
     
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  7. AustroTom

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    Thank you guys for your helpful replies.
    Thiscertainly gives us enough options to enjoy all sorts of entertainment.
    BTW: I too have a mobile XM radio that would be neat to connect to the X
     
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    I wonder if a 3.5mm headphone to usb cable would work? I have seen cables to back up portable devices to pc before
     
  9. Vern Padgett

    Vern Padgett Proud and Grinning Model S90D owners

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    Thomas, Yes. I had my audiophile buddy set it up for me. I'll post full details in a new topic.
    Vern
     

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