ION In Car Bluetooth Cassette Adapter

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• Transforms your car’s cassette deck into a Bluetooth music receiver
• Streams music wirelessly from any Bluetooth music player or phone
• Turns on and off automatically when inserted and ejected from deck
• Built-in microphone allows for hands-free phone calls using your car’s speakers
• Built-in rechargeable battery lasts up to 6 hours
• USB charging cable included

With this Bluetooth cassette adapter your car’s cassette player instantly becomes a wireless Bluetooth receiver. Just like that, you can stream music from any Bluetooth music player or phone. No complicated installation. No cables. No tangled or snagged tape. Just pop it in and it automatically turns on. This adapter contains a long-lasting rechargeable battery for even the longest road trips. Plus, you now have a hands-free solution for phone calls, thanks to the built in microphone.

Now, you can use your car's speakers to hear phone calls and music without having to buy a new stereo head-unit. Both of your hands stay safe on the wheel while your audio source stays in your pocket. This is the last cassette you’ll ever need and the first and only step to bring your favourite music, podcasts, and audio books into your car.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect I've been using a wired cassette adapter for years in my Audi and really wanted to get a bluetooth upgrade to connect my iPhone. I thought I'd try this out as for £29 it's way cheaper than getting a parrot system or replacing the head unit. Anyway, plugged into my car cassette and worked first time, sound quality is excellent and the microphone worked fine for handsfree calls. Haven't had long enough to comment on battery life but the claimed 4 -6 hours should be plenty (unless I forget to charge on that long journey home, but I have the wired one as spare). Highly recommended
Date published: 2015-05-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Bought as I couldn't afford a new headunit As title says, I was a little dubious as I had seen negative reviews on other websites. My fears were unfounded, the sound quality is good to excellent. I'd suggest setting the volume level to medium on your phone/player and then adjust to suit on your headunit After using the microphone for a phone call, it apparently muffled my speech but not so it was inaudible. As long as my wife could hear that I was homeward bound I wasn't fussed. I'm not expecting high quality anyway In conclusion, I'd recommend this if you have a need for it. Just don't visit the store if you're also keen on purchasing a drone, I very nearly spent nigh on 800 quid on one courtesy of a very knowledgeable sales assistant in the Milton Keynes store!
Date published: 2015-05-29
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good but beware Works very well and easy to set up. Beware though, if you have a cassette that is behind a flip down front, the mic lead, which is actually nice and flat, is far too short to protrude to the front of the radio, another centimetre would have done the trick. Shame...
Date published: 2015-05-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Yes Finally!!! I have owned a wired MP3 to cassette adapter for a while now and although it is great all the wires were a bit of a pain. Now because of this bluetooth adapter I can stream my music direct from my iPhone. Because it also has a built in mic I can also make hands free calling. If you have a cassette player this is a must!!! Even better then a FM transmitter
Date published: 2015-05-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really great if you have a classic car with a tape deck. Buy two if you can afford to. It's annoying when it runs out of juice, and it does this after 4 hours of use. If you have 2, one can be on charge whilst the other is in use. The sound quality (in my tape deck at least) is great. I wouldn't say perfect but it's really good. The hands free facility is blinding. You can answer calls by squeezing the retractable microphone that hangs out of the mouth of the player. It picks up your voice perfectly even with a lot of background noise. The voice of the person you are talking to is played back through your car sterio's speakers so no more straining to hear. If you already have hands free and don't want to use this, the mic has its own little compartment that it can be left in so that it doesn't get in the way.
Date published: 2016-08-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Impressed! Just tried this and the sound quality is much better than I had hoped for. Really great cheap way of converting a radio cassette player to a Bluetooth receiver and hands free phone kit. My one criticism (which lost this one star) is that the mic cable is so short. Adding this on a reel that you could extend with a suction cup/clip would make it easy to put the mic closer to the driver. Another suggestion would be to use the rotating spools as a dynamo to power/charge the unit making it fully autonomous.
Date published: 2017-06-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does exactly what is says on the box and does it very well! Love this product. I was thinking of buying a new head unit and adaptor kit for my 2003 Ford Galaxy and this has solved that problem with less hassle and greatly reduced cost. Great sound too
Date published: 2015-06-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brill. Brill got a new car but couldn't use my phone for music and hands free easy to use just turn on and put in
Date published: 2016-01-29
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Can it be charged at the same time as playing music?

Asked by: Dave
Unfortunately not this is not listed as a feature of the item
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2017-09-12

How long does it take to fully charge up 

Asked by: 65 andyl
The charge cycle takes around 2 hours to complete
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2017-09-12

In the pictures only show it inserted into the player sideways, is it still compatible being inserted from the front?

Asked by: chris
No this would not be suitable.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-07-19

How do you answer phone calls using the device?

Asked by: Dr1234
You would do it from the phone as normal and the audio would simply be provided by the car.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-05-30

How many bluetooth devices can pair with this item?

Asked by: andrew
This would generally be a one item connection.
Answered by: darren cordon
Date published: 2017-02-28

Which version of bluetooth will this work with

Asked by: Shelby
This will work fine with all types of Bluetooth capable of streaming music. (has to be A2PD compliment)
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-12-01

The last one of these that I bought, had dreadful interference but it was a cheaper version. I do not want this to happen again. Is there a possibility of this happening?

Asked by: Ronnie
It could have been something environmental that caused that interference. This is a great product and after testing I haven't noticed any interference at all.
Answered by: DaveB
Date published: 2016-07-06

Where is the microphone that's in the pic 

Asked by: Sarah
on the top of the cassette there should be a part that lifts up to revel the microphone.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-08-04
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