Model Year 21 Changes

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Re: Model Year 21 Changes

Post by iwarv » Tue Oct 06, 2020 1:18 pm

Zach wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 12:00 pm
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Kingston-Techn ... B010HWCFDA

This should fit the bill.
That looks promising. Thanks Zach.
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Re: Model Year 21 Changes

Post by scratch113 » Tue Oct 06, 2020 9:06 pm

iwarv wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 10:15 am
@scratch113
All good suggestions. it seems you're doing my homework for me :D

One thing though, and this is more for the benefit for others who may take your advice to heart....
scratch113 wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 9:06 am
...and then add any USB-C memory stick, maybe this one from Sandisk:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/SanDisk-Ultra- ... =1-23&th=1
The above is not a USB-C flash drive, but a "reversible" standard USB3 and micro USB drive.
I suspect these are useful for tablets and mobile phones of the non-Apple variety?
They won't help the new Kodiaq owner on its own and would need an adapter.

I too searched Amazon for "USB-C flash drive" and came across the above and got all excited until I realised that the Amazon search goofed.
Ah, you're absolutely right, my bad - I'd searched for USB-C flash drives on Amazon, but that one (the only one from SanDisk) isn't actually USB-C, but micro USB as you say. Plenty of others like the one suggested by Zach, which was also in the results I got. None of them too expensive, so worth a punt.

You could even have one for you and one for your wife so you can swap your music collections...
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Re: Model Year 21 Changes

Post by iwarv » Wed Oct 07, 2020 12:24 pm

scratch113 wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 9:06 am
Does the MY21 retain the 30GB HDD though? Can you use any old USB stick (OK, it would need an adapter to connect to the USB-C) and then just move music onto the onboard HDD?
BTW, I haven't researched this suggestion yet, but if it truly is available to us to do with as we desire then this is definitely the way forward for us.
As long as this it is presented as a possible source for music by the entertainment system.

I am slightly worried that we must keep this storage available for running (map, other) updates.
But as said, I haven't made the time to even open up the manual yet.

Also, you used the word "retain".
Am I to understand that my previous (MY17) Skoda had this onboard storage? All those years...
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Re: Model Year 21 Changes

Post by scratch113 » Wed Oct 07, 2020 8:17 pm

iwarv wrote:
Wed Oct 07, 2020 12:24 pm
scratch113 wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 9:06 am
Does the MY21 retain the 30GB HDD though? Can you use any old USB stick (OK, it would need an adapter to connect to the USB-C) and then just move music onto the onboard HDD?
BTW, I haven't researched this suggestion yet, but if it truly is available to us to do with as we desire then this is definitely the way forward for us.
As long as this it is presented as a possible source for music by the entertainment system.

I am slightly worried that we must keep this storage available for running (map, other) updates.
But as said, I haven't made the time to even open up the manual yet.

Also, you used the word "retain".
Am I to understand that my previous (MY17) Skoda had this onboard storage? All those years...
Yes, the MY17 Kodiaq certainly had this (although I think it's probably only the Columbus system, not sure about the Bolero that's on the SE or Amundsen that's on the SE Drive, but suspect not). AFAIK it's a 30GB SSD, although I think roughly 2/3 of it is allocated to the system and maps and only around 1/3 (or just over) is available for you to upload music to. On that basis, it's not that much, but probably enough for most users.

When you select Media on the home page of the Columbus, it then gives you the option of which source you're playing from. I guess for MY21 the SD1 and SD2 options are gone (as they're not fitted), but SSD, USB or Bluetooth should still be available.

Of course the other option is to play music via Apple CarPlay or Android Auto, both of which are included in the Smartlink.
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Re: Model Year 21 Changes

Post by Zach » Thu Oct 08, 2020 3:41 am

Yep my MY20 has the SD/SIM/CD slots on the head unit along with the onboard 'jukebox' although I never used the jukebox.

I don't think the MIB3 system has the onboard storage for music, I'm not sure why they've locked the system down so much.
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Re: Model Year 21 Changes

Post by Pat_D » Sat Oct 17, 2020 2:33 pm

I took delivery of my L&K this week, which I believe is MY21. No SD slots, HDD, optical drive, SIM slot. Can’t find a way to upload POI as the required menu options have disappeared.

If anyone knows how to get around the POI problems I’d love to hear how. I’ve seen suggestions that they can be uploaded via connect, but I can’t find an option to do so.
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