tsam19 Posted March 16 Share Posted March 16 (edited) Hello all, See if i can get any info on this question. Behind the head unit front facia there is a HDD with a firewire 400 / 4 pin socket. After much research I bought the firewire to firewire cable. Firewire socket on the head unit connect to firewire on the laptop. Also tried firewire socket on head unit to thunderbolt/firewire adapter to macbook thunderbolt. Tried the Mac Osx desktop and the Windows desktop environments. (Firewire to usb cables are a con they don't work) Turned the ignition on to power up head unit (Panasonic nhzn w57) Can anyone tell me is there is a software program that will recognise the head unit HDD and show it on the computer desktop, like an external drive? So i can transfer files straight to the head unit HDD? It is, after all a hard drive in a head unit. No different to one in a laptop or desktop machine. Or plugging in an external HDD to your machine. You can transfer files from a cd / dvd / sd card to it. So theoretically connecting a laptop should work too. Implications of cd data is 700mb, dvd data is 4.7gb and max sd card this unit takes is 2GB. The Toyota dealers must have some basic windows based software that recognises its connected to the vehicles head unit, otherwise there would be no firewire connector on the head unit. Thanks for reading. Edited March 16 by tsam19 Info clarity Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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