Stern Show Can anyone recommend a Bluetooth device for cars?

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  1. oldpaddy

    oldpaddy Well-Known Member

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    Hi all, I don't feel like ripping apart my dashboard and installing a Bluetooth stereo in my new to me truck. Especially since I got rid of my satellite radio last year and will never get a subscription again.
    I need a decent Bluetooth device with a fm transmitter for making calls and playing media through my factory stereo. Can anyone recommend one?

    Thanks
     
  2. SlipperyVic

    SlipperyVic In Gord We Trust Gold

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    Just get a bluetooth ear piece. They would much better than any car stereo system.

    I use a Plantronics Voyager Legend and have been for years. I'm on the phone alot for work and it's been flawless. I average ~600mins a month.
     
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    Fuck Bluetooth. Anytime I get a rental car it takes 30 fucking minutes to get the shit to work
     
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    oldpaddy Well-Known Member

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    Mine used to connect about 30sec after I turned the truck on. I have the stereo, but I'd rather keep the factory stereo so the kids can work it from the rear of the vehicle.
     
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    oldpaddy Well-Known Member

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    I have one and I hate it.
     
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    That's why I love these people who say all of the Sirius 39 million subs are free trial. Then themselves all pay to hear Howard. Do they know how fucking tedious the free trial shit is?
     
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    yeah get a new car.. any other device is complex shit and not worth the hassle
     
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    Huh? I was talking about the Bluetooth. My factory stereo isn't satellite ready. I had an aftermarket satellite stereo in my old truck. Unfortunately I never had a free trial. I paid for mine from 05-15. Once I got rid of it they keep sending me free trials, but I'm not interested. There's nothing on Sirius for me anymore.
     
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    I've been driving rentals for the last month at work and I can honestly say I'm not crazy about newer vehicles. Too much filler. I just want to drive with my seatbelt off without the damn thing chiming non stop. I don't need all the bells and whistles and I like having an ashtray. I recently bought myself my second first generation ford expedition and I'm loving it. Except that I need Bluetooth.
     
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    a purist, I dig it.
     
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    What do you hate about it?. Your going to hate one of those cheapo plug in transmitters even more.
     
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    I had big hopes for Ford's Sync system but mine sucks.
     
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    Does your factory radio fave an aux plug in.

    I wouldn't recommend using any of the fm transmitter types.

    I have a brightplay car hd in my silver-Ray-doe. Works great. Amazon. 10 bucks.
     
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    This just plugs into the auxiliary input? If so I need one badly! Tired of the audio cable!
     
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    Yes.
     
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    I use this one in my truck and it sounds better than anything I've heard that was built in.

    http://www.amazon.com/Kinivo-BTC455-Bluetooth-Hands-Free-Input/dp/B00JK0G8KC/ref=sr_1_2?s=wireless&ie=UTF8&qid=1464013264&sr=1-2&keywords=Kinivo BTC450 Bluetooth Hands

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    I don't like the way it's in my ear and that I spend time looking for it because the damn thing fell between a seat or out of my pocket.
     
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    FM Transmitter? Is it 2003?