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#43569 21-Oct-2009 07:22
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Any recommendations on BT Sun-Visor type car units?
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  #265530 21-Oct-2009 08:27
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I recall seeing an Ad on tv where they were reviewing and comparing several of these units. Sorry i cant remember when or what channel, it looked like a target/fairgo type program, and may have already been on, someone else maybe able to shed some light.

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  #265541 21-Oct-2009 08:48
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Have just bought a blueant supertooth st3 having tried a friends for a few weeks
not as good as old hard wired ones or the installed parrot one my parents have but move between 3 vehicles so seems the best solution.

have also tried parrot easydrive and driver headset did not always connect.

I have a treo 700wx and have been told not always great with bluetooth and that the mic does not switch off.who knows but the st3 does the job for now.


 
 
 
 


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  #265545 21-Oct-2009 09:02
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Ive got a Jabra SP5050 for 1.5 years now.. Good. Reliable. Amazing battery life (I use it 1 hour a day and charge it every 2-3 weeks). No issues pairing with Okta Touch, Iphone, Nokia 6120c, Sony Ericsson W995... and a few other handsets Ive had a play with.

However I will be swapping it out as soon as the latest Jabra speakerphone is available in NZ...
The SP715 (aka Cruiser).. check it out.. http://www.jabra.com/Sites/Jabra/na-us/Headsets/Pages/JabraCRUISER.aspx

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  #265550 21-Oct-2009 09:10
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TV3 last night - Target - reviewing hands free solutions. I recorded it but havent watched it yet.
Weve got a few of those Blueant units here and seem pretty good.




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  #265578 21-Oct-2009 10:36
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Just bought a Jabra SP700. Works well and easy to setup. Can't comment on battery life yet though.

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  #265579 21-Oct-2009 10:38
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Parrot are by far the best bluetooth car kits you can get. I use the Parrot Minikit which attaches to my visor. The sound quality is fantastic and I haven't charged it for weeks.




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  #265581 21-Oct-2009 10:39
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I have the Blueant Supertooth and it's very easy to use with good sound...




 
 
 
 


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  #265611 21-Oct-2009 11:43
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The Target put a $150 uniden model 1st, 2nd was the $80 DSE model, 3rd was the Blueant $170 one and last was a pink jobby I can not remember the name of, and can't find a picture of on any online sites.


The bluant is the only complete handsfree unit, but there were many issues with the voice recognition, it also needs to be charged via AC.


The Uniden was the clearest model for both listening and speaking overall


The DSE had the best clarity when listening, but when you talked it had echo.


Side note, the Blueant supertooth freitasm talks about had $50 off at Dick smiths this week







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  #265612 21-Oct-2009 11:46
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Yeah we have the Blueant ST3 - charges via car charger or USB :)
Noone ever calls me tho so havent tested it majorly myself, but the boss has one and says its fine.

I purchased a Motorola bluetooth headset a couple of years ago, seemed to work well for a few months and then people started complaining it was badly echoing when I spoke - at my end it was fine. Havent used it since...........




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  #265616 21-Oct-2009 11:57
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I guess the main thing is whatever you buy give it a try straight away and see how both partys clarity is. If it sucks, bring it back. Most big retailers have at least a 7 day return policy for change of mind, so give a product a trial period







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  #265652 21-Oct-2009 13:48
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pebbles: The Target put a $150 uniden model 1st, 2nd was the $80 DSE model, 3rd was the Blueant $170 one and last was a pink jobby I can not remember the name of, and can't find a picture of on any online sites.


The bluant is the only complete handsfree unit, but there were many issues with the voice recognition, it also needs to be charged via AC.


This means you will still get a fine for the others then as they are not handsfree?




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  #265659 21-Oct-2009 14:01
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No fine for using the others. The new law states that you are allowed to touch your mobile briefly (ie to dial or answer) but it must be in a fixed cradle.




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  #265661 21-Oct-2009 14:05
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Blueant st3 $179 at warehouse stationery this week

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  #266596 24-Oct-2009 20:03
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Free2Talk BC900 - small, good voice clarity. Biggest plus is it's solar powered, you never need to charge it. Can't comment on its voice dialing since the bloody iPhone doesn't allow voice activated dialing!!!

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  #266608 24-Oct-2009 20:46
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hi guys i am selling sun visor bluetooth handsfree kit for $55 and handsfree headset at good rates. check this out on www.wicomm.co.nz, it's best price in market place. Please have a look you won't regret it.
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