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Kenwood DPX501 won't play mp3s that are burned onto disks

I recently installed the Kenwood DPX501. It has the USB input on the faceplate, and that works nicely. I can play mp3 and WMA files off of my thumb drive. Playing regular CDs and CDs with WAV files also works fine. However, when I try to burn mp3s or WMA files onto a disk the Kenwood does not recognize them. The Kenwood is supposed to support this fomat of playing mp3s and WMAs directly off a disk, they even supplied the software to make the disks on my computer. My CD burner is 6 years old. Any ideas?

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  • helpmerhonda Aug 13, 2007

    I'm using CD-R disks. The manual said nothing about using one kind of disk or the other...

  • helpmerhonda Aug 14, 2007

    I fixed it myself. All it took was a reset of the receiver, now my mp3 CD-Rs are playing perfectly!

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    display indicates that it plays but no sound
    (cds or thumb drive mp3s

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