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Old 21st February 2013, 11:46   #136
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Got this link from e-bay. You shall find the features on this site. However, as per my experience it is very clear, easy to connect and one battery charge lasts about a week or more.
Thanks for the details. I guess this costs a lot less than the Jabra or Parrot since it has no voice activated controls for receiving and making calls.
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Thanks for the details. I guess this costs a lot less than the Jabra or Parrot since it has no voice activated controls for receiving and making calls.
Thanks! This definitely justifies the cost.

If someone wants a cheaper option and can live without a Voice activated controls, Nokia HF 210 is worth buying.
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Old 21st February 2013, 15:07   #138
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Just saw this on ebay
http://www.ebay.in/itm/Jabra-NEW-Fre...ht_3699wt_1139

I think Rs 6,325.00 is a very good price and this will bill and warranty .

Hope it helps
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i am scouting for a bluetooth for my swift zdi. confused between some device which can route sound through the car speakers using aux and a stand alone speaker like freeway. what are the pros and cons of both.

i am assuming devices routing it through the car speakers will come in much cheaper. do these use the phone's mic?
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i am scouting for a bluetooth for my swift zdi. confused between some device which can route sound through the car speakers using aux and a stand alone speaker like freeway. what are the pros and cons of both.

i am assuming devices routing it through the car speakers will come in much cheaper. do these use the phone's mic?
Before I started using freeway, I used to connect my phone to the head unit directly via a aux in cable and moment I used to get a call I used use the remote of the head unit and switch it to the aux mode and receive the calls and it used to work perfectly fine with nokia n95 and n8 .
But yes the internal mic of nokia were just too good so the caller used to hear me loud and clear and I was able to hear them via the car speakers, not sure about other phones though .
You can try that , for me it used to work like charm
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Before I started using freeway, I used to connect my phone to the head unit directly via a aux in cable and moment I used to get a call I used use the remote of the head unit and switch it to the aux mode and receive the calls and it used to work perfectly fine with nokia n95 and n8 .
But yes the internal mic of nokia were just too good so the caller used to hear me loud and clear and I was able to hear them via the car speakers, not sure about other phones though .
You can try that , for me it used to work like charm
Thanks for that. will try but not sure of the microphone will catch my voice. Any specific reason you switched to freeway?

i was checking the Jabra site and they have released a newer model Tour in Nov-Dec which has all the features of Freeway but apparently with better sound. any word on that?
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Thanks for that. will try but not sure of the microphone will catch my voice. Any specific reason you switched to freeway?

i was checking the Jabra site and they have released a newer model Tour in Nov-Dec which has all the features of Freeway but apparently with better sound. any word on that?
To be very frank I was really impressed by the reviews of freeway and thought it is must have stuff and also switching to aux mode every time using the remote was not very convenient .
No idea about tour.
But I'm really happy with the freeway , touchwood
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Before I started using freeway, I used to connect my phone to the head unit directly via a aux in cable and moment I used to get a call I used use the remote of the head unit and switch it to the aux mode and receive the calls and it used to work perfectly fine with nokia n95 and n8 .
But yes the internal mic of nokia were just too good so the caller used to hear me loud and clear and I was able to hear them via the car speakers, not sure about other phones though .
You can try that , for me it used to work like charm
This is of course the simpler and cheaper option. My only question is where and how do you keep the phone so that it picks up your voice clearly. I assume the phone would need to be kept as close to you as practical.
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This is of course the simpler and cheaper option. My only question is where and how do you keep the phone so that it picks up your voice clearly. I assume the phone would need to be kept as close to you as practical.
No yaar, that's why I said that the internal mic of nokia's were just too good .
I used to keep the phone in the phone holder itself stuck on the windshield and it used work perfectly.
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Ordered this on tuesday evening and it was shipped out on Wednesday from Delhi.

And in 2 days, it has reached my home address.

Can't wait to get home and check it out.

Will post a detailed write-up shortly.

I was experiencing some discomfort and pain while using the samsung BT headset so this is a welcome change.
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Ordered this ...
Nice! So we can expect a detailed review from you shortly!
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Ordered this on tuesday evening and it was shipped out on Wednesday from Delhi.

And in 2 days, it has reached my home address.

Can't wait to get home and check it out.

Will post a detailed write-up shortly.

I was experiencing some discomfort and pain while using the samsung BT headset so this is a welcome change.

I had the twin brother of this from Nokia - BH-210. Its a nice contraption but this method is kinda strain particularly with the musical traffic in the city.

Many a times I had to crane my neck towards the unit (that was clipped on to the sun visor) and many a times I had to yell into it. Not sure about the Parrot brand but the Nokia was holding the charge very well.

Finally I had to get rid of it and go for ear mounted Plantronics Voyager HD.

Sorry Aditya to have hijacked your post with a unsolicited review of another product.
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...unsolicited review of another product.
Hey Shubz, this thread started off as a review of one product, but the scope of the thread has now been expanded to include all car kits that anyone is interested to post a review of. Would suggest moderators add a link to every review in the first post itself. So let's have a more detailed review of both your Nokia & Plantronics.
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Ordered this on tuesday evening and it was shipped out on Wednesday from Delhi.

And in 2 days, it has reached my home address.

Can't wait to get home and check it out.

Will post a detailed write-up shortly.

I was experiencing some discomfort and pain while using the samsung BT headset so this is a welcome change.
Wow, that's more like it .
I was hoping to give you a demo of the same during Sundays meet :-),but it not needed anymore , lol.
I'm sure you will enjoy answering calls now .
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Look forward for your review, Was scouting for the similar devices to make my every day 140 mile drive alebit easy.

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