Tip & How-To about GPS

Use Your Car's Speakers

Why listen to directions (and MP3s and phone calls) on the speaker tinny little in your GPS? Many high-end GPS receivers are equipped with an FM transmitter to send audio to speakers car stereo. This may work in rural areas where the FM band is not as crowded, but to find a free frequency, will be a challenge in cities.

One possibility is to use the headphone / audio jack, you can also find an average level of GPS units. Connect the cable car stereo aux patch, and the bliss of static-free sound.

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no sound ? does it have sound with turn by turn? can you hear sound with a headset plugged in..


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now if that is all ok then try..... Tools.... Settings....Language.... under Voice tab select one that ends with ( TTS ) text to speech

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