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Need a good FM Transmitter

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2nd January 2011, 06:50 AM   |  #1  
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I would like to hook up a FM Transmitter to my EVO to play music from my phone through my cars speakers. Can anyone recommend a good one? I would like to spend around $20 -$30 dollars.
2nd January 2011, 04:11 PM   |  #2  
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I have this one, I use it in my work truck and it does a pretty good job. One nice feature with this one is that if you start getting interference, you can hit the smart scan button and it will find a clear frequency.

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Griffin+...ract_desc=null

I would only use one of these transmitters if there isn't any other way to get your music to your radio. If you can use an aux jack or a tape deck adapter, those will work better and are cheaper.
3rd January 2011, 01:06 AM   |  #3  
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You could install a FM modulator, it plugs in to your antenna on the back of your radio. It will cut out interference and give better sound.

here is a link:
http://www.google.com/products/catal...d=0CDgQ8wIwAQ#
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Take a look at this.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ola-_-75982214

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3rd January 2011, 02:21 AM   |  #5  
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i read our evo's came w/ an fm transmitter built in to the motherboard. I wish there was some development going on that would allow us to use it for that reason -i would love to "broadcast" my music through my car's radio to the speakers!
3rd January 2011, 03:39 AM   |  #6  
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Thanks for the reply's. I have heard alot about the Motorola T505. Will that work on our evos??
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Just be sure to set your expectations correctly (low). Most people who care about audio quality would never use the terms "good" and "FM transmitter" together. But if it's the only option you have in the vehicle, it's better than nothing.
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Thanks for the reply's. I have heard alot about the Motorola T505. Will that work on our evos??

It does work.

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Thanks for the reply's. I have heard alot about the Motorola T505. Will that work on our evos??

it does. i used it a lot before the new one, the roadster, came out and loved it. the roadster is an upgrade in every way, but if you dont want to pony up the extra money youll be satisfied with the 505
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Originally Posted by kd0axs

I have this one, I use it in my work truck and it does a pretty good job. One nice feature with this one is that if you start getting interference, you can hit the smart scan button and it will find a clear frequency.

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Griffin+...ract_desc=null

I would only use one of these transmitters if there isn't any other way to get your music to your radio. If you can use an aux jack or a tape deck adapter, those will work better and are cheaper.

I bought this little guy and returned him the next day. Quite possibly the worst FM transmitter that I have ever used. YMMV

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