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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by TobesEtc, May 27, 2011.

  1. TobesEtc

    TobesEtc Android Enthusiast
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    Has anyone else got the official Samsung Vehicle Dock for the Galaxy S2? Mine arrived yesterday and initially I was delighted because as well as the dock having a mUSB power socket it also has a 3.5mm audio-out port.

    However, enthusiasm waned when I connected it up. The sound is awful. Lots of crackle and tonnes of "phone intereference" (you know the sound when you place a mobile near a speaker). Quite a dissappointment. Means that to listen to music without going insane you'd probably have to turn it to Flight Mode to kill the phone...kinda negating the point of having a vehicle dock!

    Any solutions? Anyone else found the same? Anyone else found no interference?

    Any chance Samsung could create a firmware fix? The audio must be coming out of the mUSB as no where else connects.
     



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  2. TobesEtc

    TobesEtc Android Enthusiast
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    All sorted! The bad sound was caused by a poor power connection with the cigarette lighter. Wired in properly and now seems to work much better!
     
  3. Tye

    Tye Well-Known Member

    Hi Tobes, glad to hear you got the problem sorted. Do you have a link to the dock because I'm thinking about getting one. Cheers.
     
  4. TobesEtc

    TobesEtc Android Enthusiast
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  5. mrvirginia

    mrvirginia Android Expert

    yeah the dock looks great. just waiting for them to get it here in the US :(
     
  6. Tye

    Tye Well-Known Member

    Cheers for providing the link.
     
  7. ahearth

    ahearth Lurker

    Thanks, I also have the same problem. What do you mean by hard wired? Did you readjust the positioning of the plug or by pass the plug all together?

    Thanks
     

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The Samsung Galaxy S2 release date was April 2011. Features and Specs include a 4.3" inch screen, 8MP camera, 1GB RAM, Exynos 4210 Dual processor, and 1650mAh battery.

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