Music Box® (if so equipped)

Music Box® (if so equipped)  - Audio system - Monitor, climate, audio, phone and voice recognition systems - Infiniti QX Owners Manual - Infiniti QX

The Music Box® audio system can store songs from CD being played. The system has a 9.3 gigabyte (GB) storage capacity. The following CDs can be recorded in the Music Box® audio system.
► CDs that contain uncompressed audio files
► Hybrid Compact Disc Digital Audio (Hybrid CD-DA) specification in Super Audio CDs
► Compact Disc Digital Audio (CD-DA) specification in CD-Extras
► First session of multisession disc

Extreme temperature conditions [below −48F (−208C) and above 1588F (708C)] could affect the performance of the harddisk.

NOTE:

If the audio system needs to be replaced due to a malfunction, all stored music data will be erased.

Recording CD

1. Operate the audio system to play a CD.

1. Operate the audio system to play a CD. For the details of playing a CD, see “Compact Disc (CD) player operation” earlier in this section. 2. Select the “Start REC” key.

NOTE:

► The system starts playing and recording the 1st track on the CD when the “Start REC” key is selected.
► 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 disk drive after the CD is recorded.

If the title information of the track being

If the title information of the track being recorded is stored either in the in-vehicle memory or in the CD, the title is automatically displayed on the screen. For title acquisition from the in-vehicle memory, music recognition technology and related data are provided by Gracenote®. If a track is not recorded successfully due to skipping sounds, the mark is displayed behind the track number. The Music Box® cannot perform recording under the following conditions.
► There is not enough space in-vehicle memory
► The number of albums reaches the maximum of 500.
► The number of tracks reaches the maximum of 3,000.

Automatic recording:

If the “Automatic Recording” function is turned to ON, recording starts when a CD is inserted. (See “Music Box® settings” later in this section.)

Stopping recording:

To stop the recording, select the “Stop REC” key button by touching the screen or using the INFINITI controller. If the CD is ejected, the audio system is turned off or the ignition switch is pushed to the OFF position, the recording also stops.

Playing recorded songs

Select the Music Box® audio system by

Select the Music Box® audio system by using one of the following methods.
► Push the audio source switch on the steering wheel repeatedly until the center display changes to the Music Box® mode. (See “Steering-wheelmounted controls for audio” later in this section.)
► Push the DISC·AUX button repeatedly until the center display changes to the Music Box® mode.
► Give voice commands. (See “INFINITI Voice Recognition system” later in this section.)

Stopping playback:

The system stops playing when:

a. another mode (radio, CD, DVD, USB memory, iPod® or AUX) is selected.
b. the audio system is turned off.
c. the ignition switch is pushed to the LOCK position.

Forward/Rewind: Next/Previous Track and Fast Forward/Rewind:

When the more than 1.5 seconds while a track is button is pushed for more than 1.5 seconds while a track is being played, the track will play while fast forwarding or rewinding. When the button is released, the track will return to the normal play speed. When the less than 1.5 seconds while a track is button is pushed for less than 1.5 seconds while a track is being played, the next track or the beginning of the current track will be played. When the rewind button is pushed for less than 1.5 seconds within 3 seconds after the current track starts playing, the previous track will be played. The INFINITI controller can also be used to select tracks when a track is being played.

Play mode selection:

The TUNE/FOLDER knob will skip from album to album unless it is playing “All Songs” from the Music Library menu. When playing “All Songs”, the knob will change the track instead of the album. The upper right corner of the main screen will indicate if the TUNE knob is changing by track or album.

When the button is pushed while aPlay pattern change:

When the button is pushed while a track is being played, the play pattern can be changed as follows: (Normal) - 1 Album Repeat - 1 Track Repeat - 1 Album Random - All Random - (Normal)

Tag Track:

Select “Tag Track” key on the screen when a track is being played. A menu will show the 5 available playlists. Select one of the playlists to add the current song to that playlist. If a playlist is not selectable (text is grayed out), it means the song already exists in that playlist.

There are some options available by

There are some options available by selecting the “Menu” key on the screen during playback. Select one of the following options that are displayed on the screen if necessary.

Now Playing:

Displays a track list to choose a preferred track for playback.

Music Library:

There are some options available during playback. Select one of the following options that are displayed on the screen if necessary.

Artists

Play tracks by an artist whose music is currently being played. The artists are sorted in alphabetical order.

Albums

Play tracks in each album. The albums are sorted in alphabetical order.

All Songs

Play tracks from all recorded tracks. The tracks are sorted in alphabetical order.

Genres

Play tracks by a selected genre.

My Playlists:

Displays the Playlist and edits the Playlist if necessary.

Select the “Edit” key.

The following items are available

Add Current Songs

Add a current track to the Playlist.

Add Songs by Album

Displays a list of albums in alphabetical order. Selecting an album displays all of the tracks in the album. Select tracks from the list to add to the Playlist.

Add Songs by Artist

Displays a list of artists in alphabetical order. Selecting an artist displays all of the tracks by the artist. Select tracks from the list to add to the Playlist.

Edit Song Order

Reorder the tracks in the Playlist by selecting a track and specifying the order.

Edit Name

Edit the name of the Playlist using the keypad displayed on the screen. (See “How to use INFINITI controller” earlier in this section.)

Delete Songs

Delete tracks in the Playlist by selecting from the displayed song list.

Play Mode:

Choose the preferred play mode from the following items.

► Normal
► 1 Album Repeat
► 1 Track Repeat
► 1 Playlist Random
► 1 Artist Random
► 1 Album Random
► 1 All Track Random
► 1 All Random

Edit Music Information:

Displays the following information about the Music Box® to edit if necessary.

Edit Information of Current Song

Edit the “Track”, “Artist” and “Genre” information of the current track using the keypad displayed on the screen. (See “How to use touch screen” earlier in this section.). Edit the “Mode” information by selecting from the list.

Edit Information by Album

Edit the displayed name and of a selected album and the track information in the album.

Update Gracenote from USB Device

Update the in-vehicle Gracenote Database using a USB memory. Search the title from a information acquired on the Internet. Visit www.InfinitiUSA.com/music-update/ for details.

Transfer Missing Titles to USB

Transfer the information of an album recorded without titles to a USB memory. Visit www.InfinitiUSA.com/music-update/ for details.

Update Gracenote from HDD

Search the title using the database in the hard disk drive.

Music Box® settings

To set the Music box® to your preferred

To set the Music box® to your preferred settings, select the “Menu” key during playback, and the “Music Box Settings” key with the INFINITI controller, and then push the ENTER button.

Music Box Used/Free Space:

Information about “Saved Album”, “Saved Track” and “Remaining Time” is displayed.

Automatic Recording:

When this item is turned to ON, the Music Box® automatically starts recording when a CD is inserted.

Delete Songs from Music Box:

Deletes the current song, selected songs or albums by choosing from the list, or all songs/albums in the Music Box®.

Recording Quality:

Set the recording quality of 105 kbps or 132 kbps. The default is set to 105 kbps.

CDDB Version:

The version of the built-in Gracenote Database is displayed.

Gracenote

NOTE:

The information contained in the Gracenote Database is not fully guaranteed.
The service of the Gracenote Database on the Internet may be stopped without prior notice for maintenance.

End-User License Agreement

End-User License Agreement

USE OF THIS PRODUCT IMPLIES ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS BELOW.

Gracenote® MusicID® Terms of Use

This application or device contains software from Gracenote, Inc. of Emeryville, California (“Gracenote”). The software from Gracenote (the “Gracenote Software”) enables this application to perform disc and/ or file identification and obtain musicrelated information, including name, artist, track, and title information (“Gracenote Data”) from online servers or embedded databases (collectively, “Gracenote Servers”) and to perform other functions. You may use Gracenote Data only by means of the intended End-User functions of this application or device. 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.

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You agree that your non-exclusive license to use the Gracenote Data, the Gracenote Software, and Gracenote Servers will terminate if you violate 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 service uses a unique identifier to track queries for statistical purposes. The purpose of a randomly assigned numeric identifier is to allow the Gracenote service to count queries without knowing anything about who you are. For more information, see the web page for the Gracenote Privacy Policy for the Gracenote service. The Gracenote Software and each item of Gracenote Data are licensed to you “AS IS.” Gracenote makes no representations or warranties, 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 deems sufficient. No warranty is made that the Gracenote Software or Gracenote Servers are error-free or that functioning of Gracenote Software or Gracenote Servers will be uninterrupted. Gracenote is not obligated to provide you with new enhanced or additional data types or categories that Gracenote may provide in the future and is free to discontinue its services at any time.

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Copyright:

Music recognition technology and related data are provided by Gracenote®. Gracenote is the industry standard in music recognition technology and related content delivery. For more information, please visit www.gracenote.com.

CD and music-related data from Gracenote, Inc., copyright © 2000-2009 Gracenote. Gracenote Software, copyright © 2000- 2009 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 pending. Some services supplied under license from Open Globe, Inc. for U.S. Patent: #6,304,523.

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