2013 KIA Optima — Owner's Manual – Page #220

Posted on 22 May, 2015
Model: 2013 KIA Optima
Pages: 382

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Features of your vehicle
To use an external USB device,
make sure the device is not con-
nected when starting up the vehi-
cle. Connect the device after
starting up.
If you start the engine when the
USB device is connected, it may
damage the USB device. (USB
flashdrives are very sensitive to
electric shock.)
If the engine is started up or
turned off while the external USB
device is connected, the external
USB device may not work.
It may not play inauthentic MP3 or
WMA files.
1) It can only play MP3 files with
the compression rate between
2) It can only play WMA music
files with the compression rate
between 8Kbps~320Kbps.
Take precautions for static electrici-
ty when connecting or disconnect-
ing the external USB device.
An encrypted MP3 PLAYER is not
Depending on the condition of
the external USB device, the con-
nected external USB device can
be unrecognizable.
When the formatted byte/sector
setting of External USB device is
not either 512BYTE or 2048BYTE,
then the device will not be recog-
Use only a USB device formatted
to FAT 12/16/32.
USB devices without USB I/F
authentication may not be recog-
Make sure the USB connection
terminal does not come in contact
with the human body or other
If you repeatedly connect or dis-
connect the USB device in a short
period of time, it may break the
You may hear a strange noise
when connecting or disconnect-
ing a USB device.
If you disconnect the external USB
device during playback in USB
mode, the external USB device can
be damaged or may malfunction.
Therefore, disconnect the external
USB device when the audio is
turned off or in another mode. (e.g,
Radio, SIRIUS or CD)
Depending on the type and capac-
ity of the external USB device or
the type of the files stored in the
device, there is a difference in the
time taken for recognition of the
Do not use the USB device for pur-
poses other than playing music
Use of USB accessories such as
rechargers or heaters using USB
I/F may lower performance or
cause trouble.
If you use devices such as a USB
hub purchased separately, the
vehicle’s audio system may not
recognize the USB device. In that
case, connect the USB device
directly to the multimedia termi-
nal of the vehicle.

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