Belkin F8Z441-P Tunebase FM with Handsfree
Belkin F8Z441-P Tunebase FM with HandsfreeLess
Sound quality is decent for an FM transmitter. There’s a standard 3.5mm stereo output built into the pillar. You can use that to connect to the stereo if you have that input jack. There’s also a USB socket for more charging options.
Calls work OK if you’re already tuned in to the channel the device is broadcasting on. If not, you’ll have to switch to it, and it takes a few seconds for the Tunebase to be “picked up” by the stereo. If you’re making a lot of calls, and regularly listen to FM radio, this may not be optimal.
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The Belkin TuneBase FM is easy to use, thanks largely to the ClearScan technology, which takes out a lot of the finger-work for establishing an FM link by automatically selecting suitable FM frequencies. It comes with a handy cradle too, that has an innovative, flexible-steel neck for easy repositioning, making sure that your iPod sits securely in your car.
Hooking it up to the lighter socket will not only charge the Belkin TuneBase FM, though. It also charges the attached iPod, which is a neat touch. A not-so-neat touch, though, is the inclusion of just two presets. What’s th... Full review
Performance-wise, it’s hard to fault the TuneBase. The ClearScan function chose a clear FM frequency for me first pop, and the quality of transmission is equal to other transmitters I’ve tested. The display is easy to read and most of the time you won’t need to use the tuning buttons. Even in metro Sydney I found I wasn’t needing to re-tune as often as I did on my old unit – it seems that TuneBase does a better job of optimising your iPhone / iPod over weaker external radio signals. I particularly liked the fade down on receiving a phone call and fade up again... Full review
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