[maemo-users] FM Transmitter Sends Sounds But Not Music

From: Xavier Bestel xavier.bestel at free.fr
Date: Mon Mar 1 15:09:17 EET 2010
On Mon, 2010-03-01 at 12:05 +0100, Andre Klapper wrote:
> Am Montag, den 01.03.2010, 10:21 +0000 schrieb Chris Ross:
> > The FM Transmitter feature on my N900 is very useful to me as my car's 
> > built-in stereo doesn't support Bluetooth, but this weekend it just 
> > stopped working. I can set the TX frequency and tune the radio to it, 
> > enable the FM Transmitter in Media Player and all seems well. The static 
> > is replaced by quiet, I can hear the clicks and other system sounds as I 
> > select things through the car speakers, but when I press play I get 
> > silence. It's good silence, like properly transmitted silence, but 
> > obviously what I wanted to hear was the music.
> This also happened to us yesterday in the car, however it worked after
> rebooting the N900.

The FM transmitter never worked for me (tried in different cars), it
only emits a faint static sound with a very very faint music, even with
N900 and car's volume crancked up.
I always thought it was just a marketing gimmick. Is it supposed to work
well ?
Maybe I should try to hear the clicks and other system sounds.


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