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sixxmum

macrumors 6502a
Original poster
Aug 15, 2010
601
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I currently have a motorola speaker, but it doesn't work the best with Siri due to ambient noise.
 

SpyderBite

macrumors 65816
Oct 4, 2011
1,262
8
Xanadu
The Bluetooth built in to my Bimmer works just fine during my daily commute for voice, text and music.
 
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theman510

macrumors 6502a
May 13, 2009
627
114
New Jersey
Ordered this from newegg although they don't seem to have it on their site anymore

http://www.amazon.com/Belkin-Blueto...d=1349117615&sr=8-2&keywords=belkin+bluetooth

I must have gotten lucky because they were selling it for $55. I've had it for two days so far and love it. No wires and connects right into my aux jack. Not sure if this is what you were looking for but I HIGHLY recommend it. Awesome quality and the phone stays in my pocket
 
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sixxmum

macrumors 6502a
Original poster
Aug 15, 2010
601
56
If only my vehicle had built in Bluetooth, I would love to use it. But, alas. So, I need a different system.
 
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Natesac

macrumors 6502a
May 29, 2008
816
47
Dallas,Tx
I use a Scala Rider G4 in my motorcycle helmet. Worked great with my 4S. Have yet to try it with the iPhone 5.
 
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bdoople

macrumors member
Apr 18, 2012
69
0
Cincinnati, OH
My $100 JVC headunit has front and back USB ports (if I want to go that route, I usually just leave a 32GB thumb drive loaded with music plugged in) and bluetooth, so I use that. Works with music, XM app, and Pandora (doesn't allow controls on the XM app but still plays audio). Works great. Came with a mic and plays the calls through your car speakers.

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Only issue is it doesn't play CDs, but I don't care between my phone and portable devices. Also supports my 250GB portable hard drive.
 
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docprego

macrumors 65816
Jun 12, 2007
1,208
61
Henderson, NV
My 2012 civic coupe has a great BT system integrated. It's much better than the system in my previous car, a Hyundai Genesis.
 
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db67fm

macrumors regular
Jul 5, 2010
172
21
Los Angeles, CA
I use a Plantronics M25. Got it at walmart for $28.

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Its the first bluetooth I have used so I don't have anything to compare it to but I am happy with it. I primarily use it to listen to music and podcasts while driving my truck and Siri works well about 90% of the time.

I drive semi trucks so its very loud in the cab. People I am talking to can hear a lot of engine noise but can still hear me well. And the volume level is good enough to hear with the engine revving and jake brake rattling away...

I also love the features of Bluetooth V3 and A2DP that lets me listen to podcasts and music through the earpiece.

The battery life is pretty good. I can listen to podcasts for a whole 10 hour shift and take a few calls and the battery has about 10% left. BTW, with BT v3 the iphone 5 shows the battery level on the iphones screen.
 
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geko29

macrumors 6502
Nov 10, 2008
290
1
handsfree built into my BMW's headunit (2011 E90 335d), Blackberry Music Gateway tucked away in the center console for A2DP streaming. This combination works like a champ.
 
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