Honda Accord: Playing Hard Disc Drive (HDD) Audio - Audio System Basic Operation - Features - Honda Accord 2013-2017 Owner's ManualHonda Accord: Playing Hard Disc Drive (HDD) Audio

The Hard Disc Drive (HDD) Audio function plays tracks from music CDs that have been recorded onto the built-in HDD. You can arrange the tracks in playlists or play the tracks using various search methods.

• Recording a Music CD to HDD

• Recording a Music CD to HDD

The songs on music CDs are automatically recorded by factory default to the HDD the first time you play each disc. You can then play the songs directly from the HDD.

You can add tracks to user playlists, where you can

You can add tracks to user playlists, where you can mix and match tracks from other CDs recorded on the HDD.

If you stop the engine or the power system is turned off while recording a CD, there may be pauses between songs when you play back from the HDD.

Repeat, random, and scan functions are not available during recording.

You can play music from other sources (e.g., XM, HDD, etc.) while recording.

Please note that there is no compensation offered in the case of unsuccessful recording of audio data or the loss of audio data due to any cause whatsoever.

Clearing the HDD

Any music tracks stored on the HDD can be deleted.

• Stop Recording

1. Press the MENU button.
2. Rotate Record to HDD, then press . to select Cancel Record to HDD, then press • Recording a CD Manually.

• Recording a CD Manually

1. Press the MENU button.
2. Rotate then press . to select Rec to HDD, then press Use this feature to set up the music search abilities.

Use this feature to set up the music search abilities when using Song By Voice™ (SBV) commands.

• How to Select a Track from the Music Search List

1. Press the MENU button.

1. Press the MENU button.
2. Rotate Search, then to select Music Search, then press 3. Rotate  , move or , then press.
3. Rotate to , move or , then press select a track from the Music Search list. to select a track from the Music Search list.
 - Title information is displayed if found in the Gracenote® Album Info (Gracenote® Media Database) stored on the HDD.
 - The HDD has two types of playlists: original playlists and user playlists. An original playlist is automatically created for each album when a music CD is recorded. You can customize up to six user playlists provided on the HDD by adding tracks from your original playlists.

You can control the HDD audio using voice commands.

Music tracks recorded on HDD cannot be recorded onto CDs or other devices.

Tracks are recorded at four times the playback speed using ultra-efficient compression technology; therefore, sound quality may vary slightly from the original.

If the HDD is ever replaced, all music data is lost and cannot be recovered.

If there is a problem, you may see an error message on the display.

• How to Select a Play Mode

You can select scan, repeat, and random modes when playing a track.

1. Press the MENU button.

1. Press the MENU button.
2. Rotate Random/ to select Scan or Random/ Repeat, then press 3. Rotate  to select a mode, then.
3. Rotate press . to select a mode, then press .

1. Select More.

1. Select More.
2. Select Scan or Random/Repeat.
3. Select a mode.

• To turn off a play mode

1. Press the MENU button.

1. Press the MENU button.
2. Rotate want to turn off, then press . to select the mode you want to turn off, then press .

1. Select More.

1. Select More.
2. Select the mode you want to turn off.

Play Mode Menu Items

Scan

Scan Albums: Provides 10-second sampling of the first track in each album.

Scan Tracks: Provides 10-second sampling of all tracks on HDD.

Random/Repeat

Repeat Album: Repeats all tracks in the current album.

Repeat Track: Repeats the current track.

Random in Album: Plays all tracks in the current album in random order.

Random All Tracks: Plays all tracks in random order.

• Editing an Album or Playlist

Change the playlist name, album name, genre, and track order of the current playlist. You can also delete tracks, playlists, and albums.

• Editing an album

• Editing an album

1. Press the MENU button.
2. Rotate then to select Edit/Delete, then press 3. Rotate  to select Albums,.
3. Rotate then press . to select Albums, then press  - The pop-up menu appears on the screen..
 - The pop-up menu appears on the screen.
4. To edit an album name:

Rotate then to select Edit name, then press  - Enter the name using the interface dial or.
 - Enter the name using the interface dial or the audio with touch screen.

To delete an album:

Rotate then press . to select Delete, then press To edit track information or delete a track:.

To edit track information or delete a track:

Rotate then to select List Tracks, then press The maximum number of songs in each of the six.

The maximum number of songs in each of the six user playlists is 999. Adding new songs overwrites the oldest songs.

The maximum number of original playlists is 999 with a maximum of 99 songs in each playlist.

Each album CD counts as an original playlist. Adding a track from a user playlist into the same user playlist will cause the track to appear twice in the playlist.

Deleting an album (original playlist) also deletes the album tracks you have stored in any user playlists.

Deleting a user playlist or deleting all tracks from a user playlist does not remove the playlist folder.

The folder retains the playlist name and artist information.

• Editing a playlist

1. Press the MENU button.

1. Press the MENU button.
2. Rotate then to select Edit/Delete, then press 3. Rotate  to select  Playlists,.
3. Rotate then press . to select  Playlists, then press  - The pop-up menu appears on the screen..
 - The pop-up menu appears on the screen.
4. To edit an album name:

Rotate then to select Edit name, then press  - Enter the name using the interface dial or.
 - Enter the name using the interface dial or the audio with touch screen.

To delete an playlist:

Rotate then press . to select Delete, then press To edit track information or delete a track:.

To edit track information or delete a track:

Rotate then to select List Tracks, then press • Creating a new playlist.

• Creating a new playlist

1. Press the MENU button.
2. Rotate then to select Edit/Delete, then press 3. Rotate  to select  Playlists,.
3. Rotate then press . to select  Playlists, then press 4. Rotate  to select Create New.
4. Rotate Playlist, then to select Create New Playlist, then press  - Enter the name using the interface dial or.
 - Enter the name using the interface dial or the audio with touch screen, then select tracks from the Music Search list.

• Editing Track Information

Change the track title, artist name, genre and composer. You can also delete tracks.

1. Press the MENU button.

1. Press the MENU button.
2. Rotate then to select Edit/Delete, then press 3. Rotate  to select Tracks,.
3. Rotate then press . to select Tracks, then press 4. Rotate  to select a track you.
4. Rotate want to edit to select a track you want to edit or delete, then press  - The pop-up menu appears on the screen..
 - The pop-up menu appears on the screen.
5. To edit track information:

Rotate then to select Edit name, then press  - Enter the track name, track artist, etc..
 - Enter the track name, track artist, etc.

using the interface dial or the audio with touch screen. Move to, rotate select OK, then press press . to select OK, then press press To delete a track:.

To delete a track:

Rotate then press . to select Delete, then press • Displaying Music Information.

• Displaying Music Information

Music information (album name, artist name, genre) can be acquired by accessing the Gracenote® Album Info.

1. Press the MENU button.

1. Press the MENU button.
2. Rotate then to select Edit/Delete, then press 3. Rotate  to select Albums,.
3. Rotate then press . to select Albums, then press 4. Rotate  to select an album you.
4. Rotate want to to select an album you want to edit, then press  - The pop-up menu appears on the screen..
 - The pop-up menu appears on the screen.
5. Rotate then to select Edit name, then press 6. Move  to select Get Music.
6. Move Info, then to select Get Music Info, then press  - The system starts to access the.
 - The system starts to access the Gracenote® Album Info.

• Updating Gracenote® Album Info

Update the Gracenote® Album Info (Gracenote® Media Database) that is included with the navigation system.

1. Insert the update disc into the disc slot or

1. Insert the update disc into the disc slot or connect the USB flash drive that includes the update.
2. Press the SETTINGS button in the HDD mode.
3. Rotate Settings, then to select Audio Settings, then press  - Repeat the procedure to select.
 - Repeat the procedure to select
Gracenote Album DB Info Update. 4. Rotate CD or to select Update from CD or Update from USB, then press  - The system starts updating and the.
 - The system starts updating and the confirmation message appears on the screen. Press To acquire updated files: to finish.

To acquire updated files:

• Consult a dealer.
• U.S.: Visit automobiles.honda.com.
• Canada: Visit www.hondanavi.ca.

Once you perform an update, any information you edited before will be overwritten or erased.

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