Rooted Fm Trnsmitter on droid

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  1. thericksonebay

    thericksonebay Member

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    I was wondering if there is any way possible that the Droid has any kind of radio to transmit audio out wirelessly. This way when i hop in the car I can transmit to the radio or hop in a friends car i can do the same without having to carry wires or being able to be compatible with every radio. also if i am at the beach to send out one signal to several different radios at once. I dont even know if this is possible, and if not is there a Fm transmitter that will hook up to the usb and use the phone to power the device. This may not be reality but maybe just my dream.
     
  2. Big Lou

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    Well, some devs are pretty close to getting FM receiving on the Droid. I'm pretty sure a couple of them got it to work, they just need to iron some things out and get a GUI to the public.

    As for transmission, it's possible, but it's a whole other story. I'm sure we will get it eventually.
     
  3. natediddy1120

    natediddy1120 Silver Member

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    Maybe.....I know something FM Radio related will be around soon...just be patient
     
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    You probably won't be able to use the USB for this, but you could search around for a FM Transmitter that will allow you to connect to it either via an audio input jack or bluetooth.
     
  5. xliderider

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    The Jabra BT speakers do this. My sp700 has a BT connection to my Droid and can output via fm to my car radio.
     
  6. thericksonebay

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    Thank you guys for the quick responses this would be awesome to have soon as for now the bluetooth fm transmitter seems like the thing to do.
     
  7. ChefZiggy

    ChefZiggy New Member

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    Does an FM Transmitter Exist?

    Do we know for sure that the Droid has transmission circuitry? If not, no amount of hacking will get it.

    Just sayin'.
     
  8. BabaGanoush

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    Last edited: Feb 10, 2010
  9. Big Lou

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    Yes, as Baba stated, the hardware is there. Motorola shut down the abilities to tx/rx in the firmware. They have gotten around this, they just need a GUI.
     
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    have we gotten any new news on this yet did they get the kernel running?
     
  11. thericksonebay

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    sorry to bump, but has anyone herd about any progress or beta testers for this
     
  12. haythem1992

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    I bought a monster 3.5mm fm transmitter for fifteen including shipping off ebay it works like a charm in my town, my only issue is that has preset channels only but out doesn't affect me much.
     
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