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Anker ROAV - SmartCharge F2 FM Transmitter - Black-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars with 334 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best $30 for an old car.

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    Robert
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    Just buy this. If you want to know more, read on. I've tried at least half a dozen of these over the years, ranging from battery powered to USB to car 12V. I've always had issues getting a strong enough signal that actually sounded good and solid and that didn't need to be retuned every ten miles. I'll just explain the setup and controls now. Find an empty frequency on your receiver, preferably with a weak or no signal on either side to avoid bleed over. Plug this in, set transmitter to same one. You instantly hear the static go to silence on the radio. Find the transmitter on your phone or device BT and pair. Done. Obviously this was done on an old car and I couldn't tell the difference between this, regular radio, and CD in sound quality. You can skip forward and back with the arrow buttons and the little phone icon button serves as play/pause when music is going. This, paired with two USB chargers, one being 2.4A and the ability to connect a USB flash drive to this directly makes it the best $30 upgrade you can do to an old car.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect for older cars.

    Posted
    Jfbrazenhead
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    I've had a couple versions of FM transmitters over the years and they've always had issues with frequencies strength or battery life. This little unit does exactly what it says it does flawlessly. Set up was quick and easy and there's an accompanying app for your phone which had some great usability but I disabled it to avoid the notifications. The sound quality is the best I have experienced with this type of equipment and I really appreciate the tactile controls for songs skipping and the multi function button for pause, play and answering phone calls. Using these is much less awkward than trying to access these functions on the touch screen of my phone while driving. The dual USB ports is also a nice feature an oddly seems to charge my phone faster than the one that came with it. I love my old car and I'm not ready to give up on her just yet and this really helps bridge the gap between her and the conveniences of newer automobiles.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great gadget for the price

    Posted
    John
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    Simple, reliable Bluetooth adapter for older vehicles. Wireless connectivity from your Bluetooth device to your FM radio. Nice small unit that's not obtrusive poking out of your dashboard. Pairs easily, and the FM side puts a good signal out, very stable. Important note - before you buy, be sure you can find an unused FM frequency in your area - if you are in an area that has a crowded dial it may not be easy or possible at all. Having accomplished that, the operation is very easy. The digital tuner makes it simple to tune to your selected frequency. Bluetooth pairing is easy and reliable. I haven't experienced any dropouts as I've seen with some devices. Added bonus is the two USB charging ports, easy to access right up front. In fact, it would be easy to mistake this for just a dual charger- and it charges very fast. For 30 bucks it's pretty hard to go wrong with this one.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A MUST

    Posted
    Brandon
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    This is an amazing product. You plug it into the cigarette hookup and it immediately looks for a bluetooth device. As soon as you go to bluetooth on your phone all you have to do is click on the transmitter and you're done. It sounds great, there's no static and it is very easy to use. It sounds way better than the insignia wired transmitter I had (which I exchanged for this!) I love it and I would recommend this for anyone who doesn't already have bluetooth in their vehicle. The only small issue I have is the charging feature doesn't support Samsung fast charging but that's no big deal. Great product

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Small size but BIG on features

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    Eddie
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    I was looking for an upgrade to my ancient wired setup that I had been using for 2 years for my pickup truck. After looking at a few choices and watching video reviews and reading user reviews here on best buy I made my decision to go with this Anker ROAV. I have to say I made the right choice. The BEST feature by far is the app for it which allows you to save your parking spot, select 3 radio presets and gives you current battery voltage. It does include 2 usb ports which auto detects the charging voltage for your specific phone. I highly recommend this and would not hesitate to buy another one.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    WORKS PERFECTLY!

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    1Soweezy
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    My aux end broke off inside the port, leaving me unable to retrieve it and (more importantly) unable to stream my music. Aside of getting a new car radio, I decided to get the Anker and I'm so glad that I did. I can still stream my music, the sound is pretty darn good (once you find a decent station w/o much static) and the ease of the charging port keeps me charged up and rolling along, jamming to my music. Glad this works for me! SO GLAD!!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Solution for no bluetooth in car

    Posted
    konovo
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    I have an older car and the head unit doesn't support Bluetooth. Purchased the Anker Roav SmartCharge F2 and it works great. Simple to pair and use. Mostly used for music because my car's cigarette lighter socket is low and the mic doesn't pick up my voice well for hands free phone calls. Mic picks up voice commands for Android Auto perfectly fine though. Definitely recommend for anyone looking to add Bluetooth in car for streaming music.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works Perfectly

    Posted
    RNS1
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    I've had this transmitter for about a month and it works great. On occasion there will be some static, but it clears up quickly. It's also great while talking on the phone hands- free, but I believe it still uses the mic on your phone when you talk. I've had friends ask me when I got the bluetooth on my car and they can't believe how great this transmitter is when I show it to them. The USB ports for charging are great as well. Definitely would recommend this item.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love it!

    Posted
    Rere
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    My son introduced me to this wonderful piece of technology. Depending on my mood, I prefer to listen to one of my Spotify playlists. I was using an inexpensive Bluetooth speaker, but wasn't getting the sound quality I would have liked to. With this device, it connects my phone through Bluetooth to my car speakers and it sounds just like I'm listening to the radio. It also has 2 USB ports for charging.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Very reliable

    Posted
    hightechguy
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    Ive had a few fm modulators over the years and this one is very reliable. It rarely gets any interference. It has a small foot print. 2 usb ports for charging. After setting up pairing with my phone once it does it automatically. only downside to this was it had to be unpaired for a passenger to use it, but no big deal there. I would have to replace this if anything happened to it, it's great!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love this thing!

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    Ridingfool
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    This little do-hicky works great. I just plug it in and listen to my music thats stored in my fone plus i can charge my fone at the same time. When my fone rings i can answer it and hear the caller clearly thru my car speakers. But If somebody is in another vehicle within about 60 yards and has their radio on the same station iv programed this for they can hear my music.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Gadget to add bluetooth to your vehicle!

    Posted
    jcinapex
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    I accidentally got an input stuck in my aux jack of my car and I was really bummed. This lil doo-dad plugs into your lighter port and makes your car hands free bluetooth-sounds great with my iphone music or podcast! Easy set up to the radio station it tells you to-super easy! I love this thing, It was inexpensive and was exactly what I needed to keep the tunes rolling! Check it out!

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Nice... Works great, but...

    Posted
    GaryI
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    I live in Hawaii, near Honolulu, the main capital. The tuner comes initially set at 107.5 which conflicts with an existing station. No problem, because the instructions say to hold down the setting button (looks like a call button) until the numbers flash, then use the ff/rew buttons to pick a station. Once I toggled it to 107.1, the sound came in crystal clear! Very nice....

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Pretty slick

    Posted
    zrickety
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    I bought this for my Ford work van, which only has AM/FM radio. Replaced an old Belkin transmitter that stopped working. This one is awesome!! Very loud and clear, Bluetooth connects quickly, and usb charging is a plus. It's smaller than it looks in pictures, which I like. I use it mostly for music and navigation, handsfree calls are another plus!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent performing product that works perfectly

    Posted
    Evildroid
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    This is an excellent Bluetooth receiver FM transmitter. It has a powerful transmitter and with the app that goes with it you can pick the right station for your area and get no static at all. The charger works great. It looks really nice too. Super easy to set up and the app is designed pretty well, could use a little polish but overall it's not bad.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works very well

    Posted
    smeltn
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    After finding a channel that was pretty silent I turned this on and set it to that channel and it works great. No static, no loss of signal, works great!! Definitely a great investment if you want bluetooth in an older vehicle and with 2 USB ports you are able to charge your phone and another at the same time.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Quality Transmitter

    Posted
    EvaB
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    Before the Anker Roav FM Transmitter I had an FM transmitter from Five Below, and let me say leveling up has been an amazing experience. It was very easy to set up and I got my music to start playing through my car speakers in minutes. I highly recommend this to anyone who is in need of a reliable, quality audio FM transmitter.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A must need for music lovers

    Posted
    Lowc3
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    This product helps me stay enjoying music in older cars or newer ones helps keep the device charged & great phone mic . It has so many features like helping find your car when you park . This is a must grab if you change up cars & cant always use usb or auxiliary . It also charges 2 devices really fast

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Amazing

    Posted
    Daniel
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    This thing gives crystal clear play through the radio of your car, but it also tells you the health of you car battery and helps you find where you parked your car. It has a mic to talk to people on the phone while you drive with having to hold the phone. You can also pause/ play and skip music with it too.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Easy Setup, Great Product

    Posted
    Cesar
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    It was an easy sync with my phone, but there's instructions if needed. The sound will be based on your car stereo and speakers, so don't blame it on the product if you don't like the sound. I like being able to charge my phone and listen to my music (since there's no headphone jack on my phone).

    I would recommend this to a friend