Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2002 12:01:39 -0000
From: "JRD" <>
Subject: Re: Nokia 8210 car kit for 2002 9-3

Hi, Not too sure if my comments will help the mic problem but here goes. I have just removed a THB carkit for a siemens S35i from my 2000 9-5 estate and replaced it with a CARK-91 for a Nokia 6210. The installer who did the original install said that the built in mic was 'CRAP' and fitted the THB one. So I had a black mic sticking out on the right side of the main cabin light (I never liked that really) .The mic in the centre console (actually setup for LHD) has got two connections on it 1 for Nokia Mic's and the other for Motorola. You might try the other connection to what you have which may improve the sound quality for you as well as the person on the other end. HTH JRD find that the I initially tried the "Rob" <> wrote in message > "Simon Crabb" wrote ... > > > THB Comfort > > I've seen this kit, and didn't like the look of the spiral cable, I mean do > > I need the ability to talk with the phone in my hand on the end of a cable? > > We are afterall installing it for hands free functionality! I guess the > > passenger can use it privately then though... > > > > 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. > > > > Biggest problem was the pre-fitted microphone in the 9-3: I couldn't > > > get the impedence matched correctly and ended up using the microphone > > > in the THB kit. > > > 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. > > > I spoke to my dealer (Saab City in London) and they told me that Nokia *do* > > do (do do?) a kit for the 8210, and when fitted just a short section of wire > > is visible. I failed to get the part number from them, but they told me it > > was about 150, with the bracket being about 15 (they were of course > > offering to fit it for me, 325 inclusive.....) > > 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. > > Rob.

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