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1.Operate the audio system to play a CD.
For information on playing CDs, see “Compact
Disc (CD) player operation” in this section.
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 selected
to be recorded to the Music Box hard drive.
● 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.
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
by Gracenote. 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
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
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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.
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.
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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.
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.
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●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
database.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.
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●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) .
● 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
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You agree that you will use Gracenote Data, the
Gracenote Software, and Gracenote Servers for
your own personal non-commercial use only. You
agree not to assign, copy, transfer or transmit the
Gracenote Software or any Gracenote Data to
any third party. YOU AGREE NOT TO USE OR
EXPLOIT GRACENOTE DATA, THE
GRACENOTE SOFTWARE, OR GRACENOTE
SERVERS, EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PERMIT-
You agree that your non-exclusive license to use
the Gracenote Data, the Gracenote Software,
and Gracenote Servers will terminate if you vio-
late these restrictions. If your license terminates,
you agree to cease any and all use of the
Gracenote Data, the Gracenote Software, and
Gracenote Servers. Gracenote reserves all rights
in Gracenote Data, the Gracenote Software, and
the Gracenote Servers, including all ownership
rights. Under no circumstances will Gracenote
become liable for any payment to you for any
information that you provide. You agree that
Gracenote, Inc. may enforce its rights under this
Agreement against you directly in its own name.
The Gracenote MusicID Service uses a unique
identifier to track queries for statistical purposes.
The purpose of a randomly assigned numeric
identifier is to allow the Gracenote MusicID ser-
vice to count queries without knowing anything
the Gracenote MusicID Service.
The Gracenote Software and each item of
Gracenote Data are licensed to you “AS IS.”
Gracenote makes no representations or warran-
ties, express or implied, regarding the accuracy
of any Gracenote Data from in the Gracenote
Servers. Gracenote reserves the right to delete
data from the Gracenote Servers or to change
data categories for any cause that Gracenote
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Gracenote Software or Gracenote Servers are
error-free or that functioning of Gracenote Soft-
ware or Gracenote Servers will be uninterrupted.
Gracenote is not obligated to provide you with
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Music recognition technology and related data
are provided by Gracenote. Gracenote is the
industry standard in music recognition technol-
ogy and related content delivery. For more infor-
mation visit www.gracenote.com.
CD and music-related data from Gracenote, Inc.,
copyright © 2000-2007 Gracenote. Gracenote
Software, copyright © 2000-2007 Gracenote.
This product and service may practice one or
more of the following U.S. Patents: #5,987,525;
#6,061,680; #6,154,773, #6,161,132,
#6,230,192, #6,230,207, #6,240,459,
#6,330,593, and other patents issued or pend-
ing. Some services supplied under license from
Open Globe, Inc. for U.S. Patent: #6,304,523.
Gracenote and CDDB are registered trademarks
of Gracenote. The Gracenote logo and logotype,
and the “Powered by Gracenote” logo are trade-
marks of Gracenote.
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(if so equipped)
If you have a compatible Bluetooth audio device
that is capable of playing audio files, the device
can be connected to the vehicle’s audio system
so that the audio files on the device play through
the vehicle’s speakers.
Connecting Bluetooth audio
To connect your Bluetooth audio device to the
vehicle, follow the procedure below:
1. Press the SETTING button on the instru- ment panel.
2. Select the “Bluetooth” key.
3. Select the “Connect Bluetooth” key. 4. A screen will appear asking if you are con-
necting the device to use with the hands-
free phone system. Select the “No” key.
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5. Enter a PIN of your choice. It will be neededby your Bluetooth audio device to com-
plete the connection process. See the
Bluetooth audio device’s owner’s manual
for more information.Audio main operation
To switch to the Bluetooth audio mode, press
the DISC-AUX button repeatedly until the
Bluetooth audio mode is displayed on the
The controls for the Bluetooth audio are dis-
played on the screen.
Bluetooth audio settings
To adjust the Bluetooth audio settings, follow
the procedure below:
1. Press the SETTING button on the instru- ment panel.
2. Select the “Bluetooth” key.
3. Select the “Connected Devices” key.
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4. Select the “Audio Player” key.5. A list of the connected Bluetoothaudio
players is displayed. Select the name of the
device you wish to edit. 6. The Device Name and Device Address are
displayed on the screen. Select the “Select”
key to make this device the active
Bluetooth audio player. Select the “Edit”
key to edit the details of the player, such as
Device Name. Select the “Delete” key to
delete the device.
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