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Teslacam - SSD Feature

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by R5 Red Five, Aug 19, 2020.

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  1. R5 Red Five

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    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 x 2 ExFat partitions.

    One called Teslacam (with the folder of course named on this driver for Teslacam)
    and one with Music on it.

    I was sceptical that it would work despite the logic saying "it should", but I am happy to say it worked fine.
    Great use of space with around 300 GB reserved for Cam and a large amount for Music via USB

    This of course can then me hidden in the USB hub by various makers, i have the Taptes one and it works fine.

    highly recommended!
     
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    #2 Noodles, Aug 19, 2020
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    Thank you for sharing information! Yeup I did mines some time ago and I do agree with you.

    You can download your favorite song or "next on the list" audio book and play it.
     
  3. Gasaraki

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    Why? Why make is complicated. Just make one exFAT partition and put the TeslaCam folder and a Music folder on it.
     
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    I have tried this and it didn't work for me, I could not load music from my USB drive. I would highly appreciate if someone has working instructions on how to do this
     
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    does that even work?
     
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    Yeah, recommendations are for:

    (1) SSD drive (Name brand)

    (2) SD Card (Endurance or High Endurance)

    A USB drive is not recommended as it has the possibility to fail with all of the reads/writes
     
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    I wonder if they will add support for playing our own media files. Would be great for people that don't have premium connectivity or a bad cell coverage area.
     
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    are you referring to video files? like .avi .mp4?
     
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    Whoops. Yeah, video files.
     
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    Tried this and it didn't work for me, have you tried and did it work or are you assuming it will?
     
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    Did you try this, did this work as rather than make my life complicated i think i would have tried this first, and it didnt work :)
     
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