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Need solution for car with no aux port

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Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:13 pm

My car doesn’t have an auxiliary port or any Bluetooth network to connect music from my phone to the car. I searched the car dashboard and yep there’s nothing. My car does have a CD player and radio.

What can I buy that will send my phone’s music to the car speakers? The car is pretty old with a high mileage so I’d rather not install anything new & costly at this point.


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Wed Sep 18, 2019 7:12 pm

Yeah you're going to need a FM transmitter that plugs into the cigarette lighter or power socket. !shocked

This lets you charge your phone while you play music

BTFreq™ Handsfree Car Kit with FM Transmitter

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Thu Sep 19, 2019 6:56 am

Oh dear, I have the same problem. I’ve resorted to CDs for car trips, I can’t find a better way around it!


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Thu Sep 19, 2019 1:37 pm

FM transmitter is your only option.


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Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:39 pm

iRory wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:13 pm
My car doesn’t have an auxiliary port or any Bluetooth network to connect music from my phone to the car. I searched the car dashboard and yep there’s nothing. My car does have a CD player and radio.

What can I buy that will send my phone’s music to the car speakers? The car is pretty old with a high mileage so I’d rather not install anything new & costly at this point.
Does your car have a cassette player? It's easier to transmit music to a car with a cassette player than it is by using the radio with an FM transmitter.

You place a dummy cassette into the system with the attached auxiliary plugged into your phone. If, however, you have a new phone without a 3.5mm headphone jack, you'll require an adaptor.

I've used car cassette adapters before like this one:

Insignia - 3' 3.5mm Cassette Adapter - Multi

They work brilliantly.

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Sun Sep 29, 2019 8:10 pm

loller wrote:
Thu Sep 19, 2019 6:56 am
Oh dear, I have the same problem. I’ve resorted to CDs for car trips, I can’t find a better way around it!
My slim PC doesn't have a CD burner :/


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Sun Sep 29, 2019 8:35 pm

influx wrote:
Wed Sep 18, 2019 7:12 pm
Yeah you're going to need a FM transmitter that plugs into the cigarette lighter or power socket. !shocked

This lets you charge your phone while you play music

BTFreq™ Handsfree Car Kit with FM Transmitter

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My car radio pick ups hardly any radio stations, it's old


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datsgucci wrote:
Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:39 pm
iRory wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:13 pm
My car doesn’t have an auxiliary port or any Bluetooth network to connect music from my phone to the car. I searched the car dashboard and yep there’s nothing. My car does have a CD player and radio.

What can I buy that will send my phone’s music to the car speakers? The car is pretty old with a high mileage so I’d rather not install anything new & costly at this point.
Does your car have a cassette player? It's easier to transmit music to a car with a cassette player than it is by using the radio with an FM transmitter.

You place a dummy cassette into the system with the attached auxiliary plugged into your phone. If, however, you have a new phone without a 3.5mm headphone jack, you'll require an adaptor.

I've used car cassette adapters before like this one:

Insignia - 3' 3.5mm Cassette Adapter - Multi

They work brilliantly.

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It doesn't have a cassette tape player but I wish I did now :)


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Sun Sep 29, 2019 8:45 pm

Huge thanks everyone. I've come to the conclusion that my vehicle is too old. CDs are my only real option.



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Thu Oct 17, 2019 4:45 pm

Would you get a new stereo??
These are the guys on the Gold Coast who just installed new speakers and a reverse camera for me
Plus they are a mechanic as well
https://www.goldcoastcarcare.com.au/


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Fri Oct 18, 2019 11:15 pm

mobilebeauty wrote:
Thu Oct 17, 2019 4:45 pm
Would you get a new stereo??
These are the guys on the Gold Coast who just installed new speakers and a reverse camera for me
Plus they are a mechanic as well
https://www.goldcoastcarcare.com.au/
Could install a new stereo, Bought a burner, been using CDs..lots and lots of CDs

and these thingos
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