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iPod* PLAYER OPERATION WITH
NAVIGATION SYSTEM (if so
To connect an iPodto the vehicle so that the
iPod can be controlled with the audio system
controls and display screen, use the USB jack
located in the center console. Open the protec-
1on the USB jack in the center
console. Then connect the iPod-specific end of
the cable to the iPod and the USB end of the
cable to the USB jack on the vehicle. If your iPod
supports charging via a USB connection, its bat- tery will be charged while connected to the ve-
hicle with the ignition switch in the ACC or ON
While connected to the vehicle, the iPod
only be operated by the vehicle audio controls.
To disconnect the iPod from the vehicle, remove
the USB end of the cable from the USB jack on
the vehicle, then remove the cable from the
*iPod is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in
the U.S. and other countries.
The following models are compatible:
● iPod 5th Generation version 1.2.3
● iPod Classic - version 1.1.1
● iPod Touch - version 2.0.0*
● iPod Nano - 1st generation version 1.3.1
● iPod Nano - 2nd generation version 1.1.3
● iPod Nano - 3rd generation version 1.1.3
● iPod Nano - 4th generation version 1.0.4
● iPod Nano - 5th generation version 1.0.1
* Some features of this iPod may not be fully
functional. Make sure that your iPod
firmware is updated to
the version indicated above.
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Audio main operation
Place the ignition switch in the ACC or ON
position. Press the DISC·AUX button repeatedly
to switch to the iPodmode.
If the system has been turned off while the iPod
was playing, pressing the VOL/ON·OFF control
knob will start the iPod.
When the DISC·AUX button is pressed with the
system off and the iPod connected, the system
will turn on. If another audio source is playing and
the iPod is connected, press the DISC·AUX but-
ton repeatedly until the center display changes to
the iPod mode.
The interface for iPod operation shown on the
vehicle center display is similar to the iPod in-
terface. Use the touchscreen to control your fa-
The following items can be chosen from the menu
list screen. For further information about each
item, see the iPod Owner’s Manual.
● Now Playing
● Albums ●
● Shuffle Songs
The following keys shown on the screen are also
available: ● Menu: returns to the previous screen.
: plays/pauses the music selected.LHA1397LHA1398
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While the iPodis playing, touch the “Menu” key
to display the iPod menu. Touch the “Play
Mode” key to display the Play Mode screen and
adjust the settings for Shuffle, Repeat and Audio-
books. For further information about each item,
see the iPod Owner’s Manual.
orside of the seeking
button is pressed for less than 1.5 seconds while
the iPod is playing, the next track or the begin-
ning of the current track on the iPod will be
played. When the
orside of the seeking
button is pressed for more than 1.5 seconds
while the iPod is playing, the iPod will play
while fast forwarding or rewinding. When the
button is released, the iPod will return to the
normal play speed.
While navigating long lists of artists, albums or
songs in the music menu, it is possible to scroll
the list by the first letter. To activate letter index-
ing, touch and hold the page up/down arrows on
To exit the scrolling by letter mode, perform one of
the following:● Push the ENTER switch on the steering
● Do not touch the controls for 2 seconds.
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MUSIC BOX(if so equipped)
The Music Box system can store songs from CDs
being played. The system has a 9.3 gigabyte
(GB) storage capacity.
The following CDs can be recorded in the Music
● CDs without MP3/WMA files.
● Hybrid Compact Disc Digital Audio (Hybrid
CD-DA) specification in Super Audio CDs.
● Compact Disc Digital Audio (CD-DA) speci-
fication in CD-Extras.
● First session of multisession disc.
Extreme temperature conditions [below 4°F
(20°C) and above 158°F (70°C)] could affect
the performance of the hard-disk.
If the hard drive needs to be replaced due
to a malfunction, all stored music data will
1. Operate the audio system to play a CD.
For information on playing CDs, see “Com-
pact Disc (CD) player operation” in this sec-
2. Touch the “Start REC” key. REC CD ap- pears on the screen.
NOTE: ● The system starts playing and recording the
1st track on the CD when the “Start REC”
key is selected. ●
Individual tracks from a CD cannot be se-
lected to be recorded to the Music Box hard
● The fast forward and rewind features are
disabled while the CD is recording.
● The recording process can be stopped at
any time. All tracks that were played before
the CD was stopped are stored.
● Individual tracks can be deleted from the
hard drive after the CD is recorded.
● The system records faster than it plays.
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If the title information of the track being recorded
is stored either in the hard drive or in the CD, the
title is automatically displayed on the screen. For
title acquisition from the hard drive, music recog-
nition technology and related data are provided
To view the details of the track, touch the “Text”
key on the screen. The track name and album title
are displayed on the screen.
If a track is not recorded successfully due to
skipping sounds, the
symbol is displayed
behind the track number.
The Music Box audio system cannot perform
recording under the following conditions:
● There is not enough space in the hard drive.
● The number of albums reaches the maximum
● The number of tracks reaches the maximum
If the “Automatic Recording” function is turned to
ON, recording starts when a CD is inserted. For
more information, see “Music Box settings” in this
section. Stopping recording:
To stop the recording, touch the “Stop REC” key
on the screen. If the CD is ejected, the audio
system is turned off or the ignition switch is
placed in the OFF position, the recording also
Playing recorded songs
Select the Music Box audio system by using one
of the following methods:
● Press the SOURCE select switch on the
For information, see “Steering wheel switch
for audio control” in this section.
● Press the DISC·AUX button repeatedly until
the center display changes to the Music Box
● Give voice commands.
For information, see “NISSAN Voice Recog-
nition system” in this section.
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The system stops playing when:● Another mode (radio, CD, USB, Bluetooth
Audio or AUX) is selected.
● The audio system is turned off.
● The ignition switch is placed in the OFF
side of the seeking button while
a track is playing to return to the beginning of the
current track. Press the
side of the seeking
button while a track is playing to skip to the
beginning of the next track.
If you press and hold the
side of the seek-
ing button or the
side of the seeking button
for more than approximately 1.5 seconds; the
track will play while rewinding or fast forwarding.
side of the seeking button or
side of the seeking button is released,
the track will return to the normal playing speed. TUNE/FOLDER knob:
The TUNE/FOLDER knob skips from album to
album unless it is playing “All Songs” from the
Music Library menu. When playing “All Songs”,
the TUNE/FOLDER knob changes the track in-
stead of the album. The upper right corner of the
screen indicates if the TUNE/FOLDER knob is
changing by track or album.
Music Box menu
There are some options available during play-
back. Select the “Menu” key, then select one of
the following that are displayed on the screen, if
necessary. Refer to the following information for
each item:● Now Playing
Lists the tracks stored in the Music Box
system. Touch the name of the track to begin
playing that track.
● Music Library
Lists the songs in the Music Library. Tracks
can be searched by Album, Artist or Genre.
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Displays the playlists stored in the system.
Touch the “Edit” key next to a playlist to
perform the following operations for that
– Add Current Song - adds the song cur- rently playing to the playlist.
– Add Songs by Album - adds songs to the playlist by album.
– Add Songs by Artist - adds songs to the playlist by artist.
– Edit Song Order - edits the order of the songs in the playlist. – Edit Name - changes the name of the
– Delete Songs - deletes songs from the playlist.
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Alters the play mode of the playlist. Touch
the key of the mode you wish to apply. The
modes change the play pattern as follows:
– Normal - no play pattern is applied.
– 1 Album Repeat - the songs in the current album are repeated.
– 1 Track Repeat - the current track is re- peated.
– 1 Album Random - the songs in the cur- rent album are played randomly.
– All Random - all songs are played ran- domly. ●
Edit Music Information
Edits the information of the songs in the
– Edit Information of Current Song
– Edit Information by Album
– Update Gracenote from USB Device
– Transfer Missing Titles to USB
– Update Gracenote from HDD The “Transfer Missing Titles to USB” and “Up-
date Gracenote from HDD” options can be used
to update the titles of songs in the Music Library.
Visit www.nissanusa.com/gracenote for detailed
instructions on how to update the Gracenote
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Music Box settings
To set up the Music Box system to your preferred
settings, touch the “Menu” key during playback,
then touch the “Music Box Settings” key.● Music Box Used/Free Space:
Displays the number of tracks and albums
stored on the hard drive. The percentage of
hard drive space taken up and the amount of
remaining recording time left are also shown.
● Automatic Recording:
When this item is turned to ON, the Music
Box system automatically starts recording
when a CD is inserted. ●
Delete Songs from Music Box:
Delete music data stored on the hard drive.
● Recording Quality:
Set the recording quality of 105 kbps or 132
kbps. The default is set to 132 kbps.
● CDDB Version:
Shows the version of CDDB (Compact Disc
Data Base) .
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NOTE:● The information contained in the
Gracenote Database is not fully guaran-
● The service of the Gracenote Database on
the Internet may be stopped without prior
notice for maintenance.
End-User License Agreement
USE OF THIS PRODUCT IMPLIES ACCEP-
TANCE OF THE TERMS BELOW.
This device contains software from Gracenote,
Inc. of Emeryville, California (“Gracenote”) . The
software from Gracenote (the “Gracenote Soft-
ware”) enables this application to do online disc
identification and obtain music-related informa-
tion, including name, artist, track, and title infor-
mation (“Gracenote Data”) from online servers
(“Gracenote Servers”) and to perform other func-
tions. You may use Gracenote Data only by
means of the intended End-User functions of this
device. You agree that you will use Gracenote Data, the
Gracenote Software, and Gracenote Servers for
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