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Old 05-06-08, 08:13 PM   #1
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Default Does The 6-CD Changer Recognize MP3? (99 ES)

Pretty Straight forward question. Did a search and couldn't seem to find anything. I know I could just make an MP3 CD and try it, but I don't want to waist the CD-R.

I have a 1999 ES with the standard Lexus Premium Sound, I believe its the Pioneer system, with the 6-CD changer.

Any help, as always, is greatly appreciated.
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Old 05-07-08, 06:19 AM   #2
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no it wont recognize the mp3 disc
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Old 05-07-08, 07:11 AM   #3
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No. It's a 1999 MY car. I don't know of any car that did in 1999.
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Thank you!
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Old 05-07-08, 08:49 AM   #5
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Hang on a second. My 92 Playes them fine. Try it and see. Not sure if it makes a difference but my burned CD's are all .wma, but like I said they play flawless. Burned CD's require more laser power, so make sure your lens is clean.
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Old 05-07-08, 02:46 PM   #6
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Oh yeah most cars can play burned CD's with no problem, MP3 format though requires an MP3 compatible player because its a specialized format.
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burned wma cds are fine. mp3 format will not be read, unless you have an mp3 read program of some sorts.
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Hang on a second. My 92 Playes them fine. Try it and see. Not sure if it makes a difference but my burned CD's are all .wma, but like I said they play flawless. Burned CD's require more laser power, so make sure your lens is clean.
His question was about MP3 CD's. Your 1992 ES300 will not play MP3 CD's.
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I was in a rush and didnt read it completely. I was under the impression we were talking about burned CDs in general. Wasnt trying to cause a verbal onslaught.

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His question was about MP3 CD's. Your 1992 ES300 will not play MP3 CD's.
No, but it will haul ***.
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I own a 1994 es with the six disc cd changer and I can confirm that it plays mp3's and m4a's fine. I have just double checked..
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are you sure its the stock one, could be an aftermarket 6-Disc changer capable of playing MP3s
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I own a 1994 es with the six disc cd changer and I can confirm that it plays mp3's and m4a's fine. I have just double checked..
You don't know what you're talking about. The stock 1994 ES300 stereo is not capable of decoding MP3's, and that's a fact.
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You don't know what you're talking about. The stock 1994 ES300 stereo is not capable of decoding MP3's, and that's a fact.
Where MP3's even available in 1994? lol
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Where MP3's even available in 1994? lol
I dont think MP3 were invented untill the late 90's, the ipod came out in 01' and they werent far behind the MP3 format
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My 2000 ES plays burned CD-R cd's with MP3 files. It's not a persay "MP3 disc", you know the ones where you can burn only MP3's and have like 80 songs, but a regular burned CD it plays just fine.
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