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Mar 30, 2006 (7:49 pm)
Beats me - Amazon sells this gizmo.
You may want to ask in the specific make/model car discussion too.
#32 of 50 Re: [steve_]
Mar 31, 2006 (5:20 pm)
Many thanks for your response. I was afraid this forum might be "abandoned" when I noted the length of time since the last post before mine. Since posting, I have discovered that Belkin makes an FM broadcasting device that most any brand MP3 player (and lots of other kinds of electronics) can be plugged into. It then uses battery power to broadcast the signal to your car sound system. Of course, the car unit must be set to receive the same FM frequency that you set the Belkin unit to send on.
Mar 31, 2006 (6:17 pm)
People sometimes complain about the quality of the sound when using the FM transmitter things, so you check that out. Some of the XM/Sirius units work that way so you may want to browse this discussion:
XM & Sirius Satellite Radio
#34 of 50 Harman Kardon Drive+Play
Apr 01, 2006 (1:06 pm)
Hi, has anybody tried the Harman Kardon Drive+Play,
I'm thinking of buying it for my 2002 S60, but I really don't have a clue in electronics (woman ) nor anything. I don't like FM transmitters (already overspent in those cheap tricks), and I've been doing some researcch on it, but I really value more user comments. Also do you have any other cheaper options??
Apr 30, 2006 (5:06 am)
Audi has been on the list for 2006 models to get ipod integration; so far, nothing has happened. Does anyone have any info on Audi models and plans?
#36 of 50 Re: Audi [wbwynn]
May 18, 2006 (3:49 pm)
When I looked at Audis a year ago, they had an iPod interface well-integrated, with a connection in the center console and an iPod display read-out on the dash.
(BTW: I ended up with an Acura and just found out Denison, who has been selling the ice-link, has discontinued that in favor of the new DICE. According to the salesdroids, it does everything smoothly for $159. YMMV)
#37 of 50 Re: iPod and Volvo V50 [kosherbacon]
May 25, 2006 (5:16 pm)
Not sure if that's what you need, but this Volvo adapter is using CD changer's connector. But if you have the changer it has to be disconnected.
#38 of 50 Re: Audi [ovrpar]
May 26, 2006 (1:04 pm)
Thanks for the info, but Audi dealers don't seem to know anything about an ipod interface, and I have talked to several. I did hear that they were going to make an announcement in June on the ipod interface...hope this happens, as BMW & MB are way ahead of them on this.
#39 of 50 installed ipod2car in 2005 4runner
Jul 16, 2006 (4:43 pm)
Well, finally had my ipod2car installed. I would rate this product Fair. The steering controls don't activate as soon as you start the ipod--you have to skip down and then up, and then you can fwd/bwd w/out problems. Another disappointment is the volume. It goes through about 20% quiter. So If normally I would listen at level 30, I now have to turn it up to level 40. I did have the DIP #6 changed to on position as suggested on online forums. (without it I had to turn the volume to 60 before I can hear things).
Overall satisfaction is FAIR. It beats going through the CD's.
#40 of 50 Ipod Integration Options for Honda
Jan 04, 2007 (10:01 pm)
(I'm new here, so please excusee me if I don't follow standard etiquettes re: postings.)
Anyways, I'm currently doing research into the best way to link my Ipod into a Honda Accord 07' EX-L with Nav. So far, read rather bad reviews about the Honda Music Link, and the DICE. Currently, looking into the USA SPEC, but can't seem to find any comprehensive reviews. Does anyone have any experience with the USA SPEC on a Honda Accord with Nav??
Or can anyone tell me if I have the option to just simply hook up my Ipod directly thru an aux port in the back somewhere and forget this whole "integration" mess. I just want to be able to play my Ipod .