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TaoTronics TT-FT02 FM Transmitter Review

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The TaoTronics TT-FT02 is a dedicated in car FM transmitter that plugs into the cars lighter socket and connects to your mobile via Bluetooth.  Once connected it allows you to stream music to your car via an FM signal, and also allows for calls to be answered while out and about.

The design is an interesting one as it comes in two parts.  The base of the TT-FT02 is what you’d plug into your car and on the top of the base is a USB charger, allowing you to use this and still charge gadgets such as mobiles or sat navs.  The base has a ‘branch’ with a magnetic top and this is used to attach and charge the second section of the device, the FM transmitter.  Once assembled it’s a tall standing bit of kit, which is good as it is easy to find without looking, but does mean you need to position it carefully so as to not get in the way of other car controls or your/you passengers coat/jacket.

The FM transmitter is a tubular section with all the controls you need.  The top acts as a button allowing you to play/pause/answer calls, there are skip forward/back buttons and towards the base is a rotatable ring which is used to alter the FM frequency being transmitted.

TT-TF02

Setup was very easy, plug the TT-FT02 into your car, pair a phone, set the FM frequency, tune in to the frequency and away you go!  Sound quality was very good and the ability to charge a mobile at the same time is very useful if you’re heading off on a long trip and don’t want a low mobile battery when you arrive.

The controls are fairly easy to use, the ability to remove the top section means a passenger can make adjustments if required, but this would probably benefit from switching the FM dial and skip track buttons.  When driving around if you want to skip a track you don’t look at the TT-FT02 and the skip track buttons are fairly small, the FM ring would be much easier to find without looking, and in some cases it was knocked while attempting to skip track meaning the FM frequency suddenly changed and the music was lost.

A nice dedicated in car solution, the TT-FT02 is available to buy on Amazon now: http://goo.gl/B1ysc2


TaoTronics Wireless Audio Adapter [2020 Upgrade] Bluetooth 5.0 Super Low Latency Transmitter & Receiver 3.5mm AUX SPDIF IN/OUT Dual Link Music Streaming 24H Playing Time

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Features

  • Dual Mode Wireless Adapter: Use Transmitter or Receiver mode to add wireless connectivity to your wired device and stream music wirelessly
  • Seriously Accurate Sound: Bluetooth 5.0 and Low Latency codec provides high fidelity lag-free audio as clear as the wireless source (Note: Only TX mode supports Low Latency codec)
  • More Flexible Connection: 3.5mm audio jack and digital optical jack for audio input and output connects to a multitude of compatible devices like wired/wireless headphones, speaker, amplifier, TV, laptop, gaming console
  • Dual Link Music Streaming: Connect two phones to one wired speaker to switch music source or connect two wireless headphones to the same TV or laptop to share the music you love
  • Constant Streaming: Rechargeable battery stores up to 24hrs of use from one charge, great for several days use; connect the wireless adapter to the power source to stream music while charging

TaoTronics Bluetooth Transmitter, Bluetooth 5.0 Transmitter/Receiver, 2-in-1 Wireless 3.5mm Adapter (Low Latency, Pair 2 at Once, For Home and Car Sound Systems)

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Features

  • BLUETOOTH TRANSMITTER AND RECEIVER: Transmitter function transforms 3.5mm audio-out media devices into a Bluetooth device capable of streaming Bluetooth audio; Receiver lets non-Bluetooth devices like car or home stereos receive high quality audio.
  • INSTANT SOUND: Enjoy a latency lower than 95% of other devices with the newest audio codec; end-to-end lag time is now 40 milliseconds so high-definition video is transmitted without problems in Transmitter mode.
  • A 2 FOR 1 CONNECTION: Two Bluetooth headphones or speakers can pair at once so children can watch in silence and give parents a needed break.
  • FULL CONTROL: During receiver mode you have full control of the music including play / pausing, track selection, and volume control with buttons on the adapter controls. The adapter can connect to traditional device like wired headphones or speakers so they can receive Bluetooth music direct from phones and tablets.
  • ALWAYS READY: With 20 hours of continuous audio, battery protection, charging during operation, and pairing memory functionality, you’re always ready for fun.

Bluetooth Receiver, TaoTronics Bluetooth Car Kit, Bluetooth 4.1 Hands-Free Audio Adapter (Built-in Microphone, cVc 6.0 Noise Cancellation, 3M Magnetic Base, Air Vent Clip, Dual 2.1A USB Car Charger)

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Features

  • Safe Phone Calls while Driving: Make hands-free phone calls that are clearer and better with cVc 6.0 noise cancellation and enjoy music with less static. No need to turn on the receiver again when you are back to the car next day! The receiver fully reconnects automatically.
  • Universal Car Compatibility: With the dual mounting option you can fixate the receiver via the magnetic base that is mountable with 3M adhesive tape or the integrated air vent clip
  • Double Connectivity for Twice the Freedom: Connect up to two Bluetooth compatible devices with the receiver and enjoy music or answer phone calls from either devices
  • Straightforward Controls: We doubled up your safety while driving with the extremely user-friendly controls that are backlit and clearly separated from each other
  • Complete Car Kit: The free dual USB car charger (5V 2.1A) can take care of up to two power hungry devices and charge them simultaneously while you are driving

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Mark J Draper is a self-confessed gadget lover who forged a career in the telecommunication and utility industry while maintaining a hobby of writing and filming reviews that are published on YouTube and Reviewify.co.uk.

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