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iPhone/GSM Speaker Buzz Solutions

June 26th, 2008 1 comment

Some speakers are better than others at dealing with the interference caused by GSM mobiles.  This article documents one bloke’s extended quest to solve the problem.

Executive summary is:

  • The interference affects the amplifier, not the speakers or the cable (most computer speakers have the amp built-in to one of the speakers) so the solution is a well shielded amplifier.
  • Cheap solution is DLO Portable Speakers for iPhone (Apparently these are now distributed by Philips)
  • More expensive solution is Sonic Impact T-Amp with high sensitivity (90dB) bookshelf speakers
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FM Transmitter

January 12th, 2007 Comments off

On December 8th 2006 the UK law regarding low power FM Transmitters was changed, so they are now legal in this country (providing they are CE Certified

There are loads available now, just look here.

I’m planning to get one soon and will post a review here.

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