Car Adapter to Listen to Music from Mobile Devices - MINI Cooper Forum
Go Back   MINI Cooper Forum > MINI Technical Forums > MINI Interior & ICE > First Generation Interior & Ice


First Generation Interior & Ice
Find Sponsor products associated with this forum
First generation MINI interior 2001 - 2006

Mini2.com is the premier Mini Cooper Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
MCS Engine noise when cold CBCooper Second Generation Faults & Fixes 2341 Jul 6th, 2014 04:23 PM

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old Mar 4th, 2014, 09:46 PM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 4
Local Time: 10:32 PM
Car Adapter to Listen to Music from Mobile Devices

Does anyone know a good adapter for listening to songs from Apple devices in the car? I know that there are special car adapters for this. Can you recommend any? I was searching and the best reviews for connecting Apple devices has AUX Link car adapter. But before purchasing it I'd like to get some more information...Is someone using it? What's your opinion? Any other solutions?
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old Mar 5th, 2014, 03:24 AM
MINI2 Senior
Offline
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Suffolk - UK
Posts: 440
Local Time: 10:32 PM
United Kingdom Male
Try using the apple charge/sync cable.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old Mar 5th, 2014, 07:07 AM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 4
Local Time: 10:32 PM
I already tried, but the sound is bad. Moreover, it works episodically...
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old Mar 5th, 2014, 07:09 AM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 2
Local Time: 10:32 PM
I bought car adapter AUX Link almost one year ago. Totally satisfied. Perfect sound, no technical problems so far. Had to spend more time than I was planning to install it, but finally it worked out well (I did the installation on my own, but at any specialized workshop you can have it done in no time). I was buying in the online store AUX Car Kits. It's official store so they have lowest prices (at least when I was buying it) and free shipping worldwide. As for advantages of AUX Link, it can be also used as a charger and a Bluetooth hands-free car kit. Moreover you can control the music using the buttons on the steering wheel or on the car acoustics system. Highly recommended.
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old Mar 5th, 2014, 07:12 AM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 4
Local Time: 10:32 PM
Quote: Originally Posted by Samtech1 (original)
I bought car adapter AUX Link almost one year ago. Totally satisfied. Perfect sound, no technical problems so far. Had to spend more time than I was planning to install it, but finally it worked out well (I did the installation on my own, but at any specialized workshop you can have it done in no time). I was buying in the online store AUX Car Kits. It's official store so they have lowest prices (at least when I was buying it) and free shipping worldwide. As for advantages of AUX Link, it can be also used as a charger and a Bluetooth hands-free car kit. Moreover you can control the music using the buttons on the steering wheel or on the car acoustics system. Highly recommended.

Thanks! I checked it out. Really good reviews. Did you purchase it together with Bluetooth dongle? To use AUX Link as a hand-free kit...Is it worth it?
Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old Mar 5th, 2014, 07:28 AM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 2
Local Time: 10:32 PM
Quote: Originally Posted by Alex1981 (original)
Thanks! I checked it out. Really good reviews. Did you purchase it together with Bluetooth dongle? To use AUX Link as a hand-free kit...Is it worth it?

I believe it's absolutely worth it. It's a good substitution for a separate hands-free kit. In other words with this AUX Link you get adapter, charger and a hands-free kit. Three devices in one.
Reply With Quote
  #7 (permalink)  
Old Mar 5th, 2014, 07:53 AM
MINI2 Senior
Offline
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Suffolk - UK
Posts: 440
Local Time: 10:32 PM
United Kingdom Male
Ah, I thought you were talking about plugging the ipod/iphone into the USB port.
Reply With Quote
  #8 (permalink)  
Old Mar 20th, 2014, 06:34 PM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 4
Local Time: 10:32 PM
Guys, just wanted to tell you about my experience. Finally made up my mind to buy AUX Link. I was trying to find the best deal and it's really much cheaper to purchase it at the official online store AUX Car Kits. It was delivered in just five days. At first I tried to install it on my own, but experiences some troubles taking out the OEM car stereo. So in the end I had it installed in the nearest service center. It took around 10 minutes. So far totally satisfied with the purchase.

Advantages:

- crystal clear sound
- can be used as a charger
- with Bluetooth dongle works perfectly as a Bluetooth AUX car adapter
- music control with steering wheel buttons and buttons on the car head unit (really convenient)
- suitable for all music formats
- compatible with my iOS gadgets, but there is also a 3.5 mm plug for other mobile devices
- delivery is free and fast
- takes very little space and almost invisible
- now I can listen to all my favourite compositions without carrying piles of CDs.

Disadvantages:

- relatively expensive as I also purchased additional Bluetooth dongle
- could't easily extract the head unit so had to go to service center

But taking everything into account, I believe it's a good price-quality ratio. So all in all it's worth it.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply
Tags: , , , ,



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
MCS Engine noise when cold CBCooper Second Generation Faults & Fixes 2341 Jul 6th, 2014 04:23 PM

» Recent Threads
phone function SMS question
Today 08:49 PM
by nimpy
Last post by nimpy
Today 08:49 PM
0 Replies, 6 Views
Fault code
Today 08:06 PM
Last post by Caveman
Today 08:19 PM
1 Replies, 23 Views
Blower controls
Jan 25th, 2014 01:36 PM
by andykb
Last post by Restyle
Today 07:50 PM
5 Replies, 703 Views
Too good to be true?
Nov 24th, 2010 08:06 PM
Last post by mjbb
Today 06:41 PM
5 Replies, 1,315 Views
Charge air pressure control deviation 2884
Feb 10th, 2012 05:37 PM
Last post by gloria
Today 05:07 PM
3 Replies, 2,692 Views
Mini Cooper N/A rally build
Apr 10th, 2012 02:08 PM
Last post by Rally370
Today 04:33 PM
91 Replies, 33,949 Views
Celebrate this Mother’s Day in a unique way with this gift
Today 11:55 AM
Last post by flowersusa
Today 11:55 AM
0 Replies, 102 Views
Engine overheating problem when idle
Jul 21st, 2014 05:58 PM
Last post by kelv1962
Today 10:24 AM
2 Replies, 322 Views
Countryman one petrol needs more power!
Yesterday 07:51 PM
Last post by davidscott
Today 09:03 AM
1 Replies, 189 Views
How much do you pay in insurance?
Jul 24th, 2010 03:01 PM
Last post by bennyjs123
Today 06:46 AM
81 Replies, 28,251 Views
Strange noise after dealer ecu (dme) flash
Aug 25th, 2013 10:56 PM
Last post by Wirthmo
Today 03:32 AM
1 Replies, 1,094 Views
New Feature Validation Project
Today 03:02 AM
by ATak623
Last post by ATak623
Today 03:02 AM
0 Replies, 164 Views
Mini Monstah Night
Today 02:24 AM
Last post by auburnmarie
Today 02:24 AM
0 Replies, 143 Views
automatic transmission fix
Today 01:45 AM
Last post by pforbes54
Today 01:45 AM
0 Replies, 171 Views
ClubMINI QLD Cafe Run 27 July
Yesterday 11:12 PM
by mowog
Last post by mowog
Yesterday 11:12 PM
0 Replies, 134 Views
Harman Kardon Stopped working!!!!
Aug 15th, 2009 04:53 PM
Last post by jimb2469
Yesterday 10:59 PM
20 Replies, 1,424 Views
Pre-Road Trip Tips please!
Jul 21st, 2014 10:49 PM
Last post by mab01uk
Yesterday 10:48 PM
1 Replies, 596 Views
r56 springs
Jul 9th, 2014 08:48 PM
Last post by SteveM3
Yesterday 08:29 PM
1 Replies, 313 Views
Tyre pressure warning light
Jul 15th, 2014 10:16 AM
Last post by steamraiser2
Yesterday 07:52 PM
4 Replies, 577 Views
NAM down?
Yesterday 03:09 PM
by cristo
Last post by Angib
Yesterday 06:45 PM
1 Replies, 186 Views
» Premium
» Auto Insurance
» Wheel & Tire Center

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.1

All times are GMT. The time now is 09:32 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2