Cheap way to have XM in the home (with a Roady)

Discussion in 'Mobile Phones / Entertainment' started by Joe McCabe, Sep 19, 2004.

  1. Joe McCabe

    Joe McCabe Second Unit

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    Some of you may have already known about this, but I stumbled across it, and thought some might get some use out of it.

    I recently needed to get a home charger for my cell phone, so I picked up one of these from Best Buy ($19.99), so I could just use my car charger in my house.
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    It then dawned on me, that I could plug my Roady FM modulator into this thing, and tune my house radio or boombox to the selected FM station, and recieve XM in the house without a home kit.

    The cool part is, you can leave the XM in the best reception area of your home, and take the boombox to the second floor, or another room, and it still comes in clearly. The only problem is that you need to go back to that room to change the channel.

    But at any rate, it's a quick, cheap way to have XM in the home.
     
  2. Rob.melone

    Rob.melone Stunt Coordinator

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    What range (in feet) would you say the FM signal has?
     
  3. Ralph B

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    I think fm signal is good to 25ft ?

    walmart also has a ac/dc universal powerd adapter for $14.99 and it can be used for tons of devices and will run much higher mah for tv's and such.

    I use mine on my sirius radio and it works great.
     
  4. Doug Miller

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    That's a damn good idea, Joe.

    Doug
     

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