Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2002 15:26:26 -0000
From: "Simon Crabb" <lists-news1nopsamncrabb.com.S-P-I-M>
Subject: Re: Nokia 8210 car kit for 2002 9-3


"Rob" <robwremovethisnopsammaster.co.uk> wrote > > > THB Comfort > > I've seen this kit, and didn't like the look of the spiral cable, I mean do > > How have you found it in use? > > I don't use it. In fact I've routed the cable (which comes out of the > bottom of the phone clip) straight back into the saab 'blob' and into > the side of the centre console: the spiral cable all staying inside > the console. There is only a few inches of wiring showing. I'll > take a picture of it tonight and put it on a website somewhere for you > to see. Ahh right, a nice way of doing it, just tuck the cable out of the way, yeah I'd love to see a picture or two of this, and I'm sort of coming round to thinking it might be a useful feature to have the phone on the end of a wire anyway maybe, for stationary / passenger use. > > Is there something about having to drop the microphone out and change a wire > > over or something? > > Yes. I did try this, but it wasn't very successful and infact I ended > up destroying the Saab mike. Unk, another poster mention that it's possible, so maybe it's worth a go. > If the dealer really is talking genuine nokia kit they are keeping it > *very* quiet. I looked extensively in the past (both on- and off-line) > and found nothing. Yeah, tell me about it - I still haven't gotten around to calling them. But, I did contact the Dashmount (www.dashmount.co.uk) people and they will come and fit an 'aftermarket' kit for 189+vat, which is significantly cheaper than the dealer price - I'll try and get details of what that kit is - it's probably a THB one! All the best, thanks for the info everyone. Simon.

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