Belkin’s New TuneBase Products Let You Answer Your Calls Hands-Free on Your iPhone and Play Music in the Car

belkin-tunebaseBelkin’s new TuneBase FM and TuneBase Direct allow you to pick up a call on your iPhone while in the car, hands-free. The thoughtful design of these two products lets you use them without removing your iPhone or iPod from its case. The TuneBase cradle easily repositions your iPhone horizontally to view turn-by-turn directions and videos.

Newer cars include an auxiliary input jack to connect different audio sources to the car’s stereo. Using a 3.5mm cable, TuneBase Direct connects to your car stereo through the auxiliary input, so you can play the music from your iPhone or iPod while in the car. TuneBase Direct also charges your iPod so the battery doesn’t run out while you’re on the road.

Belkin TuneBase

TuneBase FM lets you listen to music from your iPhone or iPod in your car while simultaneously charging it. Its ClearScan feature automatically searches for the clearest FM frequency.

Belkin TuneBase

How to Answer Calls in the Car

* Listen to music from iPhone in the car
* When call comes in, TuneBase FM and TuneBase Direct fade out music
* Answer the call by simply pressing a button on the TuneBase
* The call’s audio will come through the car stereo
* Safely talk using speakerphone feature

AVAILABILITY

* TuneBase FM – Available in mid-July 2009 in the US
* TuneBase Direct – Available in early June 2009 in the US
* Both available in mid-May in the EU

TuneBase FM with Hands-Free (F8Z441) – $89.99

* Features push-button call pickup and speakerphone
* Features ClearScan technology
* Transmits audio wirelessly on multiple FM channels from 88.1MHz-107.9MHz

TuneBase Direct with Hands-Free (F8Z442) – $69.99

* Features push-button call pickup and speakerphone
* 3.5mm cable included

Source: Belkin

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