I am looking at getting a new A3. The standard Concert audio comes with
a single CD. To upgrade to a multi CD I seem to have 2 options.
1/ Add a glovebox autochanger
2/ Upgrade to the Symphony audio with an in-dash CD changer.
The Symphony option is cheaper and frees up room in the glovebox. Is
there any downside to going for the Symphony? I can't see why the
glovebox autochanger would be an option.
The glovebox CD changer makes the glovebox useless. Nothing bigger than
a bag of M&Ms will fit inside. Even the owner's manual doesn't fit!
I'm contemplating taking the A3 3.2 factory CD changer out.
Is there an option for an internal or external MP3 player? The Navi
system takes a pair of SD cards to play MP3s.
I had a Symphony radio in a loaner for a few days, and found two
incredibly annoying things about it, which may be configurable.
1. The often-changing FM radio text display showed at the top of the
cluster display, constantly, just inside my peripheral vision,. Very
distracting, and unnecessary.
2. When manually tuning, the instant you stop turning the knob, the
frequency display on the radio is replaced by text that says "Rock" ,
"classical", or whatever category of stuff the station transmits. As
a result, it's nearly impossible to see what direction you're tuning,
and whether you're getting close or not, or what station it;'s tuned
If these "features" can't be disabled, I'd never consider the Symphony
(I have the NAV system in my car.. Nice radio & MP3 player, lousy GPS
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Some folks have brains that are simply single-threaded ;-)
To disable the Symphony's Radio Data System that has proven to be oh so
distracting to you, just press the RDS button...
'00 s4 6spd - doesn't suffer any problems with RDS on ;-)
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