FM transmitter


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FM transmitter

A device that adapts an MP3 player or other portable audio source to a car's audio system via the FM radio. It retransmits the analog output of the headset jack as one of several FM channels, which is picked up by the car's antenna. Also called an "FM modulator." See MP3 car adapter and iPod car adapter.
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Setting it apart from other FM Transmitters on the market, the X2 features Multi-Point support allowing two people to take turns DJing, or enabling a single user to stream audio from one device and take calls from another.
During the interview to Flare, he informed that the demand of FM radio transmitters in India increase day-by-day and our company provided upto 10 KW FM transmitters to the Indian customers.
One ..it is the 1st Dual SIM and two..it is the 1st tablet PC to have FM transmitter function.
The tablet which runs on the Ice Cream Sandwich platform also claims to be the first tablet to house the FM transmitter which will give the users a unique platform to be a broadcaster of their own in a limited area.
The completed waveforms can be uploaded to the analyzer's generator section and then output directly to an FM transmitter.
The Nokia N85 has a 2.6" OLED screen and boasts N-Gage gaming, music with in-built FM transmitter, 5 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics and geotagging capabilities, among other features.
The Auto Kit includes a full spectrum FM transmitter, 20-foot phone extension cord and a 12-volt converter.
The FM transmitter plays your voice on the radio, so you can sing alone or perform for adoring fans.
Best Buy: Belkin TuneBase FM Transmitter for iPod Mini, $79.99
The powerful amplifier can drive headphones, an external speaker or FM transmitter. Specially designed circuitry is optimized for pipeline pigging frequency range, and--with very low background noise--it is described as being able to hear pigs at a greater distance than any other unit on the market, and at a lower cost.
The control houses the FM transmitter, which broadcasts to the 1.14-metre twin-engine boat model that is powered by a 12-Volt sealed gel battery.
Both versions are very stable; temperature drift is only -0.02 MHz/[degrees]C, They can also (with -0.5 [V.sub.t]) cover the 88 to 108 MHz FM broadcast band, providing the basis for a very low noise, low cost FM transmitter for state-of-the-art audio.