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The Belkin TuneCast Auto Live is an FM transmitter for the Apple iPhone released in mid 2009.

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Pros

charges your iPod

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compatible with all iPod models

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"ClearScan" technology finds the cleanest frequency to transmit over

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ideal for cars without stereos with auxiliary inputs

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FM frequency can be controlled directly from the iPhone / iPod Touch application

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backlit display for use at night

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affordable compared to a gaudy deck or built-in compatibility from the manufacturer

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Cons

ClearScan Live requires an iPhone / iPod Touch (runs an application)

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waste of money - simply doesn't work

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FM transmitting is a dirty low-fi way of listening to your iPod in a car - vastly inferior to a direct connection

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poor build quality - breaks down after a few months

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poor reception - constant static

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The Belkin TuneCast Auto Live is an FM transmitter for the Apple iPhone released in mid 2009. This device is powered by a standard 12-volt lighter outlet, and connects to an iPhone or virtually any recent iPod. The TuneCast Auto Live uses “ClearScan” technology, a feature that will automatically find the strongest FM station for the device to use. A free iPhone application for this product will visualize FM settings and capture GPS coordinates to determine the clearest FM station within proximity. Those who use the GPS functionality will also receive results from other TuneCast Auto users in the same geographical area. Frequencies may be changed manually, as well as saved to the device as favorites. The Belkin TuneCast Auto Live has an MSRP of $79.99.

Features
  • Specifically compatible with iPhone OS 3.0
  • ClearScan Live application available free via the iTunes store
  • Also compatible with the iPod Classic and nano
  • ClearScan one-push station locator
  • Additional settings to optimize audio and volume
  • Two programmable preset buttons
  • High-contrast backlit display
  • In-car charging
Post Review
Argblatz
12/24/2010 10:44

brand new. sealed package. broken out of the box. so much for quality control.

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