Digital Lifestyle Outfitters
(DLO) on Monday announced the availability of its Volvo FM Transmitter. The device sells for $139 (sans installation) and is available through Volvo car dealerships.
The Volvo FM Transmitter enables iPod users to transmit their iPod’s audio through their Volvo’s FM radio. It’s a secure powered cradle that was developed in conjunction with ProClip USA, and is designed specifically to provide a custom look for Volvo S40, V50 and XC90 models.
The device is mounted on the dashboard and is hard-wired to the Volvo’s power system; it also has fuse protection. The Volvo FM Transmitter features a dock connector, and is compatible with all dock connector-equipped iPods. It has an auxiliary input which can be used to let other audio devices like game systems or portable DVD systems to play their audio through the FM radio.
The Volvo FM Transmitter is listed at authorized Volvo dealerships and service centers as part number 8640109. Installation is performed by authorized dealers only.
DLO’s Web site had not been updated with information about the new kit as
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