VAUXHALL has launched its range of hands-free kits in direct response to the recent legislation on mobile phones. Designed for use in any Vauxhall fleet car, the kits will not interfere with the car's existing electronics.
Available for all major mobile phone brands, the hands-free sets have digital signal processing to eliminate background noise, automatic volume control and a PC adaptor.
THE Parrot CK3000 hands-free kit works with no headset, wires or phone holder. Linked into the car's stereo system, the CK3000 uses Bluetooth technology to connect to the phone, which can be in a bag, pocket or on the back seat of the car.
The system automatically mutes the stereo and also features voice recognition, multiple phone usage, noise reduction and audio volume control.
SIMILAR in design to the Pama Roadster, the Parrot DriveBlue is a single hands-free unit which fits into a cigarette lighter powerpoint.
Adaptable with Bluetooth phones, the system has voice recognition dialling, noise reduction and single button call handling.
Additional features, depending on the user's phone, include redial, dual call, caller ID and a DriveBlue menu on the phone display.
Motorola Bluetooth HS800
MEASURING less than 5cm in diameter and weighing no more than 28 grams, the Motorola Bluetooth Wireless Headset HS800, works without leads.
The kit fits over the ear and can communicate with Motorola phones up to 10 metres away. Features include noise reduction, four hours talk time, 70 hours of standby time and a one-touch control.
Pama Plug N Go Roadster
THE new Plug N Go Roadster hands-free phone unit has been designed to slot into a 12/24-volt power- point, with the phone then sitting in the unit.
Fully portable, the Roadster also acts as a battery, charging the phone while in use. The kit also includes an optional fixing which utilises the car's air vent system.
Pama Plug N Go 4
PAMA's latest addition to its Plug N Go range is its Bluetooth-enabled kit. The Plug N Go 4 works with any Bluetooth voice-enabled phone, eliminating the need for wires.
Fixed to the dashboard or the windscreen, the Pama kit has a separate microphone and is simple to use, with just two buttons controlling the system. Features include a voice dialling function, noise suppression and a talk time of five hours.