iPod FM Transmitter Reviews
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iPod FM transmitters can be used in your car or at home, on your boom box or stereo. They are quite handy for listening to your favorite iPod playlists wherever you go.

As things would have it,there are many iPod FM transmitters on the market so we have provided the followingiPod FM transmitter reviews so that you can decide which one is best for you.

1)Kensington FM Digital Transmitter

This transmitter would set you back approximately $80 but when you see what it can do,you’ll realize that this is a fair price.

Kensington in a Nutshell

  • Charges your iPod using the car’s cigarette outlet while you listen to your favorite tunes
  • Transmits your tunes using any available FM frequency
  • Three programmable buttons lock in station presets and a simple up/down button speeds up frequency selection
  • There is a safety fuse that protects the iPod from power spikes
  • The Transmitter has a digital display
  • It is a sleek and attractive device

The Kensington transmitter dimensions are 6.0 x 2.5 x 6.75 inches and the Weight when boxed is 0.40 lb./0.18 Kg.

This product has had a lot of positivereviews from customers and is highly recommended.

2)Harmon Kardon Drive and Play

This one of our iPod FM transmitter reviews covers yet another stylish and attractive device that won’t look out of place in high end motors.

Best Bits

  • You can browse your music without taking your eyes off the road.
  • The display shows you the iPod menu right on your windshield or dashboard where it can be read at a glance.
  • The control knob is identical to iPod’s click wheel so it is familiar and easy to use.
  • The brain is the hidden central hub of the unit.
  • The USA price is approximately $100
  • You can connect the transmitter via the 3.5mm audio line output or via the antenna input.

To help you decide, you can have a more in-depth look at the
features and customer reviews.

3)
iTrip FM Transmitter

Created by Griffin Technology, the iTrip FM transmitter would set you back approximately $70.

In a Nutshell

  • With the iTrip you can charge your iPod while listening to music
  • The iTrip comes with an easy to read LCD back screen
  • The iTrip was specially designed for in car use
  • Control the volume from the car stereo controls
  • Needs a 12V cigarette lighter socket to draw its power
  • Uses the frequencies between 88.1MHz to 107.9MHz
  • Works with 3rd, 4th or 5th generation models

Could have been better

  • There is no cradle for the iPod
  • You cannot preset the FM frequency; you need to tune in every time you use the iPod with the iTrip.
  • The sound quality is good but not as good as CD quality
  • Would have been nice if the iTrip could be used elsewhere beside only in cars

This transmitter is ok, and that is just it. It covers most of what you need but the most annoying factor is that you can’t scroll through preset usable stations to find a playable frequency. In addition the sound quality is a let down. For the price you might want to look at the last option which is the………

4)DLO TransPod

This iPod FM transmitter is proving to be a favorite in the market and here’s why.

  • Costs around $80
  • There is a cradle to store your iPod
  • Programmable preset button to pre-program up to four FM frequencies
  • There is back light display
  • Once docked your iPod would be charged simultaneously
  • Comes with plastic cradle adaptors for the iPod Mini and Nano
  • The strong FM signals gives you static free playback
  • Gives an excellent sound quality
  • CNET editors describe this as one of the best transmitters on the market

There weren’t many faults with this iPod FM transmitter. I liked everything about it especially the adaptability to various iPod models.

Taking into consideration the previous iPod FM transmitter reviews, I’ve found that for a low price I can get great sound quality from this stylish device so I would definitely recommend this product.

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