All About Symbian - Nokia (S60) and Sony Ericsson (UIQ) smartphones unwrapped

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Old 21-06-2009, 10:20 PM
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FM Transmitter performance

Just ran a test of my N97 NAM with the FM transmitter.

I had tried in my truck to receive the signal and was unsuccessful, so I ran a test using a clock/radio.

It appears that the range is not 6 feet, but more like 6 inches. And you'd better be real close to the antenna side of the radio.

Anyone else with observations?

http://europe.nokia.com/get-support-...m-transmission

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Old 21-06-2009, 11:35 PM
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I've given it a go on my mini hi-fi at home, but it's connected to the aerial on the top of the flats so it didn't pick up the N97 very well. Thankfully I'm on the top floor so at least I heard *something*.
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Old 22-06-2009, 05:33 AM
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Yeah, six inches sounsd about right. Get an awful lot of buzz and static without. Poor FM Transmitter.

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Old 22-06-2009, 08:49 AM
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I tried my UK spec phone in the car this weeked, the aerial is located above the rear windows so there was some distance between it and the N97. I found the transmision from the N97 seems very directional depending on how it was held resulted in anything from no signal all the way to a clear audio.

Also if you equipment can recived RDS signals the N97 once tuned in displays as "NOKIA" on my radios display.

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Old 24-06-2009, 11:08 AM
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FM Transmitter+Loudspeaker

Can the FM Transmitter work along side Loudspeaker mode?

That is, can I take a call, listening to the caller over FM Radio, and speaking back to then over Loudspeaker mode wothout a feedback loop kicking in?



Is FM Transmitter+Loudspeaker combo a viable Car Kit replacement?

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Old 24-06-2009, 03:29 PM
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Tested this for the first time today and was pleasantly surprised. Aerial for the car stereo is just above the front windscreen in the centre (i.e. very close to the phone). Reception was absolutely crystal clear. Looks like I'm the lucky one judging by everyone elses comments. I did wonder whether it would be worth using because the one built into my TomTom is useless, but it looks like I can go ahead and stick some music on my N97 after all.
 

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