Digiana Audiax II - an excellent car FM transmitter for your MP3 player

I recently bought a new car which didn't have a tape deck so I couldn't plug my MP3 player into the car so that I could listen to my latest podcasts. I couldn't live with it like this so I started to research into FM transmitters for my player.

I had heard mixed reviews regarding these FM transmitters, quite a lot of people were reporting that although they were ok, but a large amount of interference was received when travelling in built up towns and cities. Most of these transmitters can only be configured for one, four, or maybe eight different frequencies, meaning that the choice you have is severely limited.



After quite a bit of surfing I managed to stumble upon the Digiana Audiax II. It supports tuning to around 200 different frequencies which covers the full UK radio range, it's really small and comes with a car charger and a battery.

It's incredibly easy to setup and tune, I have mine tuned to 106FM as there is very little around in that frequency range in my area. I've been using it now for about two weeks and it's brilliant, the sound quality is great and it's so small and neat - I can't fault it.

I bought mine from IntoMusic.co.uk for £28.95, I placed the order at lunchtime one day, it was sat waiting for me when I got home the next! Great price and fantastic delivery.

If you want to get you MP3 player working in your car (or anyone vehicle for that matter) then I think that this is the way to do it. I showed it to a colleague, and he bought one that very afternoon - what more can I say?

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6 comments:

Anonymous said...

That's right, it is a great device, I had read bad reviews about some other brands and also talking to people with ipods. This one works, has a range of 10 metres.

However the cord to the earpiece plug is a little light and not really strong enough to support the weight of the device, I'm having the left channel drop out which fiddling with the wire where it joins the device fixes.

Set your device to midway between two commercial stations if there is no free bandwidth. Set the volume on your mp3 player to around 60%. Happy listening.

Davo from Downunder

abeacock said...

Glad you like it too. I'm still really happy with my and use it with the car power adaptor every day. I know what you mean about the cable, it does seem very thin but I wonder if that is because it's also acting as the aerial?

I'm able to have my MP3 player (an Archos Jukebox Recorder 20) on 75% volume.

Anonymous said...

The older model, I think it's the Audiax Unlimited, is much better than the Audiax II. I've used them both.

Andrea said...

Hi Andrew,
Do you know where I can get hold of one? I'm located in Singapore...

My friend has one, but they no longer have stocks here :(

abeacock said...

Andrea,

Sorry but I'm really not sure of the best place for you to even try and source one! Good luck in the search though...

mp3-fm-transmitter. said...

That's right, it is a great device, I had read bad reviews about some other brands and also talking to people with ipods. This one works, has a range of 10 metres.