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Belkin FM Transmitter

Belkin TunecastBELKIN -- One of the least expensive ways of operating a pirate radio station is to bolt a low-cost ($40) transmitter onto your MP3 player. Belkin has a solution that fits every budget. The Belkin F8V3080-APL snaps onto your iPod, PDA, MP3, CD, cassette player, PC, or laptop and lets you listen to your favorite tunes through any FM stereo receiver. The Belkin TuneCast II Mobile FM Transmitter wirelessly connects portable music players to your car or home stereo quickly and easily using FM radio waves. You simply plug the TuneCast II into the headphone jack of your iPod, PDA,MP3, CD, or cassette player or connect it to your PC or laptop computer. Tune your car stereo or receiver to any clear FM frequency, and enjoy your iPod music experience with more sound and fewer wires. The only problem is that the component is available for sale in North America. It works well in Ireland.

Some details:

  • Transmits on FM channels 88.1MHz-107.9MHz
  • Memorizes up to 4 FM frequencies
  • Powers on and off automatically
  • Features low-battery LED indicator
  • Includes DC cable for optional battery-free operation (but only works with the Belkin Mobile Power Cord for 3G iPod)
  • Operating Range: 10-30 feet (a distance of 10 feet or less will minimize interference and provide the strongest signal)
  • Includes 2 AAA batteries so you can play your music anywhere
  • Audio Frequency Range: 50Hz to 15Khz

Belkin Power Cordis part # F8V7067-APL ($25).