Advanced Car Mount System FM Transmitter & Charger for ANDROID PhonesAccessories


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    Bug Splat Well-Known Member

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    I don't think there is anyway to get around not plugging in USB and audio unless you go with Bluetooth or someone comes up with a car dock, but if you are looking for an FM transmitter I'm guessing you don't have bluetooth.

    I used an FM transmitter for years and hated every second of it. I could never get a clean signal and driving from city to city sucked because I had to change stations every 10 minutes to cut down the static which never fully went away. Honestly I think you are better off saving up for a new head unit that has an AUX input or Bluetooth.
     
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    mjbiren Member This Topic's Starter

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    Good points. I guess I'm mostly interested in the power part. With a short cable it might not be too bad.

    FM sucks - yep. I, don't laugh, have a car old enough (2001) to have a tape player. I use that.
     
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    Thanks for posting this. I purchased and will give my opinion when it arrives.
     
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    Have a similar. It is cheapo and just for occasional use, is what I think
     
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    I received my Go groove FLEX SMART mount today. I payed $27.99 and received free shipping.

    First impressions
    Looks to be well made for the cost
    Holds phone very well
    Good access to all ports and buttons (I have a Seidio Active case on my phone)
    Comes with cables to work with Micro and Mini USB ports
    Flex mount is pretty solid (my 12V port moves a bit from the weight but this would be car specific)
    FM transmitter works very well (I've only had one other FM transmitter experience and this one works a lot better. So far all audio/video applications work well)

    Things I'd change

    I'd like the USB cables and audio cable to have 90* bends (But I can see how that would not work with some phones)


    I'll report back after some real use. So far, for the price it's a great unit. I would love to have a dedicated mount with direct connection to charging and my stereo. But, the cost and work involved for that is not feasible for me at this time.
     
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    +1 on the Go Groove mount

    I too have some issues with the 12v plug moving a bit on bumps/corners in my truck (Dodge Durango), so that's my biggest issue I have with this. It hasn't fallen out yet, but I feel like I keep checking it by pushing it back in and adjusting it from time to time when driving.

    Another small issue, that is annoying, is I need to crank the volume on my car and phone for the sound to be loud enough to hear thru the speakers. Not that big a deal, except when you forget you cranked the phone volumn and start playing music on headphones, or unplug the mount without turning down the car stereo...
     
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    Yep.... It aint cheap.....

    But, I can say this.... I have a 2000 Acura TL.... I went this way for a mobile mount because no options were out there 2 months ago....

    And it is awesome.... The mount for the car is specific to the car and provides a rock solid, no vibration mount....

    The only issue I am not happy with is the the fact, I do have to remove my phone from it's innocase... But to be honest, it's a 1 hour drive to work and 1 hour home... So, it's worth the 30 seconds it takes to remove the thing and put it back on...

    Plus, when the time comes and I upgrade to something different, proclip will have the proper mount for my new phone and I can then just replace the phone mount piece...

    With this mount and the integrated power plug.... it also keeps my battery going all day long...

    Lego!
     
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    dont know if anyone is still looking but its on sale for 30.00
     

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