Items tagged with transmitter

FM transmitters have been around nearly as long as the iPod itself; for awhile, it was the primary way to transfer audio from a media player into a car stereo. But now, many head units have aux inputs, and a bunch also have Bluetooth capabilities. But what if your car still doesn't? There's an app (and a device) for that. New Potato Technologies, a start-up from North Carolina, has just released their TuneLink Auto. It's a unique Bluetooth-to-FM transmitter, but it requires an iOS app to control it. That keeps the cigarette adapter more compact, giving users control over the FM station right on... Read more...
If your up for starting a quick little project, Hardware Secrets can show you how to build your own IR transmitter for the PC. As the article clip states, if you can use a solder iron, you can build the device. "Several motherboards have the necessary hardware for the installation of an infrared transmitter/receiver, requiring only the installation of a module containing the infrared sensor. The great problem, however, is that this module is not easily found in the market and, when it is, its price is high. In this tutorial we will show you how... Read more...