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Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by circleswim, Jul 4, 2010.

  1. circleswim

    circleswim Lacks Car Funds...

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    I would like to fit a Bluetooth solution for my car, currently got a symphony II headunit & BOSE with no plans to change, dont have MF steering wheel, my phone is currently a iPhone 3G but getting an iPhone 4 shortly.

    just interested into finding out what others in the same situation have done, i would like an OEM option ideally however it is a bit pricey, any other options out there?
     
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  3. HIGGINS

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    Ive just copied the below off my progress thread off another forum:

    Parrot mki9200 Fitted, Its fantastic. With the control on the steering wheel, I can play songs off my ipod which i leave in the glovebox and it charges etc so i never have to touch it. I can also ring people off the control as it is connected to my iphone via bluetooth and play songs off my phone. It takes sd cards and usb etc.
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  4. NHN

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    Depends what you call pricey, but if you want oem fitment give me a shout as I can arrange this mate, where abouts are you based?
     
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    ive also made a few changes to it, to make it look more oem such as where it says parrot I dissolved the lacquer and sanded down to get rid of the parrot logo than re painted with the audi logo.
     
  6. tux

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    I have a Parrot 3200LS Colour in the Goof and can confirm it is superb. I think anything from the "fitted" Parrot range would be similar. Without a doubt the best and clearest hands free unit I have ever used bar none. Problem free in the two years it has been fitted too and with me covering 50,000 miles a year it gets some hammer.
    BTW, no, I don't work for Parrot! :lmfao:
     
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    I had a Parrot with Audi MFSW interface fitted, and it was great while I had the Symphony 2+ head unit.

    I only felt the need to upgrade when I retrofitted RNS-E navigation... because of the dialing from the head unit etc.

    The Parrot was plug & play, the OEM needed much more work, but is excellent once fitted & finally working.

    Plugging in the Parrot:
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    Wiring up the OEM retrofit:
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    Keith
     
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  8. tspar

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    Well if you dont mind a visor bluetooth device then ive just bought a "Supertooth buddy". Daft name i know but it really is good. Paired with the IPhone in seconds. I know an OEM phone kit would be better but they are quite expensive. £50 is all it costs and at least you can move it to another car should you need to :cool:
     
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    Can't fault the RNS-E's bluetooth in anyway!! Works everytime!
     
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    I have a sonyericsson bluetooth kit for sale now as fitting oem into missus car if anyone's interested, HCB-300 kit, PM if interested.
     
  11. Sarah's A3

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    What kind of price are you looking at for the OEM to go with RNS-E??? When someone says dear, how dear??? I currently have a Nokia but want the OEM really.
     
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    depends, i went oem by using my current phone prep and pluging in a rasp, rico has one for sale but if you dont have that youre looking up to 350 quid id say
     
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    Cheers Phil, may PM him.

    Yeh the only thing mines missing is OEM phone prep!
     
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    i dont know whats involved with retroing phone prep (in the armrest of course) wait for the guru to stop by :)
     
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    haa haa hes busy wiring as we speak! But yup will get his thoughts later.
     
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    Sarah if you want oem BT then give me a shout on the chatline girl. :)

    Thats auto lights, rain sensor, light sensor, dimming rear view, sharkfin, rns-e, facelift console trim/buttons done & now doing ch/lh, brb, she better appreciate this I tell yer
     

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