Chevrolet Spark Owners Manual: Pictures and Movies (Movie System)

The infotainment system can play movie files stored on a USB storage device and devices that support Media Transfer Protocol (MTP).

Movie System Information

Caution for Using Movie Files

  • Available resolution: Within 720 x 576 (W x H) pixels.
  • Frame rate: Less than 30 fps.
  • Playable movie file: .avi, .mpg, .mp4, .divx, .xvid, .wmv. The playable movie file may not be played according to the codec format.
  • Playable codec format: divx, xvid, mpeg-1, mpeg-4 (mpg4, mp42, mp43), wmv9 (wmv3).
  • Playable Audio format: MP3, AC3, AAC, WMA.
  • Max video bitrate:

mpeg-1: 8 Mbps

mpeg-4 (mpg4, mp42, mp43): 4 Mbps

wmv9: 3 Mbps

divx 3: 3 Mbps

divx 4/5/6: 4.8 Mbps

xvid: 4.5 Mbps

  • Max audio bitrate:

mp3: 320 Kbps

wma: 320 Kbps

ac-3: 640 Kbps

aac: 449 Kbps

  • Movie files to which Digital Right Management (DRM) is applied may not be played.

Playing a Movie File

  1. Connect the USB device to the USB port.
  2. Press the screen to open to full screen. Press the screen again to return to the previous screen.

If the USB device is already connected:

  1. Press .

  2. Press picture & movie.

  3. Press Source.

  4. Press USB movie.

Movie is not available while driving.

Viewing a Slide Show

From the picture screen, press .


  • The slide show will start to play.
  • Press the screen to cancel the slide show during the slide show playback.
  • The last played audio source will play as background music during the slide show playback.

Pause

  • Press   to pause.

  • Press   to resume.

Changing to Next/Previous Movie

  • Press to change to the next
    file.
  • Press within five seconds of
    the playback time to play the previous file.

Returning to the Beginning of the Current Movie

Press after five seconds of the
playback time.

Scanning Forward or Backward

Press and hold or
during playback to rewind or fast forward.


Release the button to resume playback at normal speed.

Viewing Full Screen

Press from the movie screen.


Press again to return to the previous
screen.

Using the USB Movie Menu

  1. Press MENU from the movie screen.

  2. Press the appropriate menu:
  • movie file list: lists all movie files.
  • clock/temp display: allows selection of On or Off to show the clock and temperature on the full screen.
  • display settings: adjusts for Brightness and Contrast.
  • tone settings: shows the sound setup. See “Tone Settings” under “Radio Controls with Touchscreen” in Operation on page 7-6.
  1. Press to exit.

Subtitle Language

If the movie file has a subtitle language, it can be viewed.

  • Press from the movie screen.

  • Press   or
    on the pop-up screen.

  • Press to close the pop-up screen.

If there is only one subtitle language, it can be set to On/Off.

Audio Language

If the movie file has an audio language, it can be used.

  • Press from the movie screen.

  • Press
    or
    on the pop-up screen.

  • Press  to close the pop-up
    screen.

An audio language can be set only when supported by the DivX movie file.

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