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Aston Martin DB11 2021 DVD Video Media User Guide

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The Now Playing screen initially shows video in full-screen mode. Press ENTER to bring up the basic DVD information bar which shows media source, track/title number, scene number and playtime. Press ENTER on Menu to show the upper and lower information bars. Media playback will continue. To return to full screen display, push up or down on the CONTROL DIAL to highlight the display area and press ENTER on the full-screen symbol Aston Martin DB11 DVD Video Media 2021 User Guide 01.

Media Sources
Press MEDIA or select Media from the main menu with to show the available media sources. Rotate the CONTROL DIAL and press ENTER to select a media source.Aston Martin DB11 DVD Video Media 2021 User Guide 02

Select from the following media sources:

  • Disc
  • Memory Card
  • Media Register
  • USB 1
  • USB 2
  • Bluetooth Audio
  • Alternatively, select a media source from Devices(Refer to ’Devices’, page 8.15).

Media Formats and File Systems Media Formats

  • MP31
  • WMA23
  • CD-A
  • AAC formats4
  • arc
  • mp4
  • m4a
  • m4b
  • It is recommended to use tracks of at least 128 k bit/s bit rate and 44 kHz sampling rate to prevent a loss of sound quality.


  • DVD-V
  • MPEG
  • WMV
  • M4V
  • AVI (up to 720p)
  1. Fixed and variable bit-rates between 32 k bit/s to 320 k bits/s. Sampling rates between 8 kHz and 48 kHz
  2. Fixed bit-rates between 5 k bit/s to 384 k bits/s. Sampling rates between 8 kHz and 48 kHz
  3. DRM encrypted files, variable bit rate, WMA Pro and 5.1 Surround files are not supported.
  4. Copy-protected iTunes® music files with the .m4p file extension are not supported.

File Systems


  • CD-R
  • CD-A
  • CD-RW
  • DVD-R
  • DVD-V
  • DVD-RW
    USB and SD Memory Card
  • FAT16
  • FAT32
  • exeats
  • NTFS

Media Menu

On the lower bar of the Media screen there will be several options:

  • Options
  • Play/Pause
  • Search
  • Devices
  • Sound


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  • Play similar tracks
  • Play mode
  • Direct track entry
  • Skip to time
  • Select active partition
  • Save files to Media Register
  • Manage Media Register
  • Show track information

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  • Skip to time
  • Direct track entry
  • DVD functions
  • Video settings
  • Show track information
  • TA

Play Similar Tracks
Play tracks that are of the same genre.

Play Mode
Select from Normal Track Sequence, Random Track List or Random Media.

Direct Track Entry
Manually enter the track name.

Skip to Time
Rotate the CONTROL DIAL to select a set time in the track. Press ENTER to play.

Select Active Partition
(USB devices only)
Select which partition to use if more than one partition is available.1

Save Files to Media Register
Save the current file or files to vehicles internal hard drive. Manage Media Register Opens the Media Register options menu. (Refer to ’Media Register Options’, page 8.16)

Video Settings
Opens video settings menu2.

Show Track Information
Set whether artist and track information is shown in the display screen.

DVD functions
Opens the DVD function menu.

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  • Return to full-screen display.
  • Pause playback.
  • Stop playback.
  • Select Language.
  • Subtitles.
  • Change aspect ratio.
  • Return to the start of scene or chapter.


Search for a media file from a list of the below information fields:

  • Current track list
  • Folder
  • Select by cover
  • Keyword Search
  • Albums
  • Tracks
  • Genres
  • Year
  • Composers
  • Videos
  • Photos

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Opens a list of available media devices.

Opens the Sound menu screen (Refer to ’Sound’, page 8.17).

Media Register

The media register can be used to store music, picture and video files directly on the vehicle’s hard drive. Storage capacity for the media register is approximately 10.8 GB, enough to store approximately 10000 minutes (166 hours) of music, 4700 pictures or 1300 minutes (21 hours) of video1.

Media Register Options
Select the Manage Media Register option in the Options menu. Choose from the following options:

  • Rename/Delete Files
  • Edit
  • Delete
  • Delete All Media Files
  • Memory Info

Bluetooth Audio

Bluetooth Connection
Bluetooth audio must be paired to the vehicle independently from the Bluetooth® hands free connection.

  1. To select a Bluetooth1. Make sure Bluetooth is activated on your device and in discoverable mode2.
  2. Select Bluetooth Audio as a media source.
  3. In the Options menu, select Bluetooth Audio Devices.
  4. Select a device from the list of available devices (previously paired devices will be shown with a tick symbol).
    For new devices:
  5. Select the device from the list to begin pairing.
  6. A code will be shown on the infotainment display. If this code matches the code shown on the device select Yes to complete pairing.
  7. Select No to cancel pairing the device. audio device:


  • Bluetooth Audio Devices
  • Play mode
  • Volume

Bluetooth Audio Devices
Opens menu to manage Bluetooth devices. Play Mode Select from Normal Track Sequence, Random Track List or Random Media.

Adjust volume of the vehicle speakers. Volume can also be controlled on the Bluetooth device. To maintain a volume level similar to other media sources, adjust the volume on the Bluetooth device before adjusting volume for the vehicle system.


The Sound menu screen can be accessed from either the Radio or Media screens.

  • Equalizer
  • Balance/Fader
  • Surround
  • Sound Field/Sound Focus
  • Adjust the Treble, Mid-tones and Bass frequencies between -10 and 10. Balance Fader Adjust the Balance (left to right) and Fader (front to rear) sound distribution between -10 and 10 (0 is equal distribution). Surround (Bang & Olufsen only) Adjust level for surround sound from -10 to 10.

Sound Field/Sound

Focus (Audio Level Dependent)
Changes the optimization of the speakers depending on if how many occupants are in the vehicle. Select from:

Automatically adjusts the speaker focus for the number of occupants in the vehicle. The media system detects occupants from which seat belts are engaged.

  • Driver:
    The sound is optimized for the driver only.
  • Front:
    The sound is optimized for both the driver and front seat passenger.

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