iPod FM Transmitters

  bremner 10:43 05 Jun 2010

Have recently bought a second hand car that only has radio/cd player and no line in so can't connect an iPod to it.

A few years ago in a similar situation I tried a Griffin iPod FM Transmitter and found it rubbish.

Can anyone say whether they are now better and can recommend one.


  superhoops 18:09 05 Jun 2010

I gave up using my Belkin one as I got totally fed up with the crackling hissing sound and constantly trying to retune it to get a reasonable sound. I wouldnt bother.

  bremner 22:01 05 Jun 2010

Thanks that is exactly what the one I had was like.

  john bunyan 11:51 06 Jun 2010

Some car audio places will fit an iPod line in to some systems.

  onthelimit 11:53 06 Jun 2010

There are options (depending on the make and model of car), to wire an adaptor into the back of the set - it emulates a DVD drive. Bit pricey at around 80 quid though - some ideas here click here

  bremner 12:03 06 Jun 2010

Thanks to both of you.

I will explore whether this is possible for my car.

  [email protected] 00:23 10 Jun 2010

simply replacing the head unit in your car.

For example, click here, for £40 has an aux in.

Or these, click here or click here have dedicated iPod connections so that it can be controlled through the head unit itself.

  [email protected] 00:26 10 Jun 2010

Just realised the last 2 links I gave are out of stock, so you would have to look at something like this instead click here.

  bremner 11:14 10 Jun 2010

Like many car now the head unit is unique to the car and your sugegstions simply won't fit in the car.

  [email protected] 00:04 11 Jun 2010

Which car is it?

Usually you can buy a fascia so that it will fit.

  bremner 11:19 12 Jun 2010

It a 2004 RAV4

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