Hi there, Ive recently purchased an iPod Mini and very much like the idea of the iTrip. However, it is much publicised that they are illegal in the UK so I was wondering if anyone knows of some sort of similar wireless yet legal alternative? I dont mind paying a little extra. Ideally I want to be able to use it both at home and in the car.
Big ask I know!!
Any help at all, even if negative, would be great.
Anything that uses a radio frequency to transmit your music to a radio receiver is illegal in the UK, this is due to 50 year old broadcasting laws that were put in place to stop pirate radio stations. This gives you two choices 1 use a direct connection (wires to your HiFi or car stereo) or break the law and use a short range radio product like the ITrip. From personal experience a direct connection if possible will give you far better sound quality and will be less prone to interference,and as a plus side you don't have to have a guilty conscience or worry about interfering with anyone Else's radio reception.
Ok, thanks, so there is no bluetooth or similar technology alternative? The only other suitable product I have seen is a Ten NaviPod ex (you can change playlist, album etc using this). Has anyone seen one of these comprehensive remote controls available in the UK? Ive only seen them for sale on US websites.
For example does anyone know how exactly this person has 'added his iPod to his wireless network'? I have a wireless 54G network and would be interested in any addidtional hardware I could buy in order to use my iPod as a kind of wireless controller to listen to my music ('iTrip' style').
Can anyone help me?
This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.