Whose Lexus is it in the pictures? wink

What model is it?

Posted by wco81 on January 26, 2006 at 10:54 PM (PDT) Comment 1

I have the iTrip Nano, which I love. I too was disappointed when I saw that Tuneflex (which looks pretty cool) isn't compatible with it. However, in practical use, I haven't yet found not having a charger a big deal with my iTrip -- I use it driving around town, tucked into a slot on my dash, for a couple of days, and then charge it at home.

If I was planning a longer trip, I'd have to choose a charger.

Posted by phenager on January 31, 2006 at 12:25 PM (PDT) Comment 2

No mention of the quality of sound coming out of the Tuneflex + Smartdeck combination?

Posted by Michael Chang on February 9, 2006 at 4:45 PM (PDT) Comment 3

I am the project manager for the TuneFlex. Unfortunately, iLounge received an early article that had incorrect resistor population. As a result, the attenuation circuit did not function correctly.

Every shipping unit will have proper level correction without bass distortion. That should bring the grade up to an A-, right??

Posted by rocketjosh on February 21, 2006 at 3:27 PM (PDT) Comment 4

Can this be used with a silicone case?

Posted by sasasa on February 23, 2006 at 8:13 PM (PDT) Comment 5

Do we know exactly when this is suppose to ship in Canada? Every online retailer has it pre-order or not available grin.

Posted by p_boucher on February 27, 2006 at 12:02 PM (PDT) Comment 6

Will this work with a Scosche FM transmitter that plugs into the headphone port and a nano?

Posted by steve_eddy on February 27, 2006 at 12:46 PM (PDT) Comment 7

I finally got my TuneFlex after 1.5 months on backorder with MacMall. After just a few days of use, I've found that whenever the iPod is playing, it makes a background whine that is very noticible at any but the highest volume on the nano and the stereo. Especially annoying during podcasts and pauses between songs.

I love the line-out port location, auto-pause when turning the ignition off, and sleek looks, but if I was willing to settle for mediocre audio quality, I would have just got a FM transmitter. I'm contacting Griffin Support.

Posted by markayak on April 19, 2006 at 7:05 PM (PDT) Comment 8

sasasa: no, the nano won't fit with a silicone case on it.

Posted by markayak on April 19, 2006 at 7:16 PM (PDT) Comment 9

steve_eddy: I'm not familiar with the Scosche, but the TuneFlex blocks the headphone port on the bottom of the nano, so I expect a transmitter that uses an 1/8" minijack would not work with it. However, it does replicate the dock port, so most accessories with a dock plug should work.

Posted by markayak on April 19, 2006 at 7:21 PM (PDT) Comment 10

I contacted Griffin about the whining issue, and they suggested I make sure my car's 12v outlet and the stereo share the same ground. This required my center console and half my dashboard, and still didn't fix the problem. I think the TuneFlex has a serious problem running on a noisy power feed. Maybe the Lexus iLounge tests it on has a nice, smooth, constant +12V, but I suspect there are plenty of other cars that would run into trouble here.

Posted by markayak on June 4, 2006 at 8:26 PM (PDT) Comment 11

Will the new nanos fit?

Posted by russellps on October 1, 2006 at 8:42 AM (PDT) Comment 12

This does not work with the new 2nd Gen Nanos. I found one for $14 so I bought it with the idea of modifying it to fit. All I needed to do was sand down a small lip on the right side of the cradle and it fit perfectly. I like the sound and I definitely notice a difference between the Lo and Hi setting. Overall I am satisfied.

Posted by eckodog on November 28, 2006 at 8:49 AM (PDT) Comment 13
related reviews

Apple TV adds FOX Now, CNBC channels
Popular Bitcoin wallet app Blockchain returns to App Store
Report: Apple Stores to support carrier early iPhone upgrade programs
Report: Apple buying talk radio app Swell
Congress passes bill to legalize phone unlocking
Bose sues Beats over noise-canceling patents
iLounge Game Spotlight: Modern Combat 5: Blackout
Apps of the Week: ShipAntics, Modern Combat 5, This American Life 3.0 + more
Report: Apple could launch own mobile wallet this fall
Report: Apple ‘tentatively’ plans mid-September iPhone event

related reviews

Kenu Airframe+ Portable Car Mount
Incipio offGRID Smart Bluetooth Low Energy-Enabled Portable 6000mAh Backup Battery
Divoom Voombox Travel Rugged Portable Wireless Speaker
Logitech protection+ for iPhone 5/5s and +trip
Beats Powerbeats2 Wireless
Incipio Steno Ultra-Thin Bluetooth Keyboard Folio for iPad Air
OtterBox Resurgence Power Case for iPhone 5/5s
Gumdrop Cases FoamTech Case for iPad Air
Ztylus Camera Case + RV-2 Revolver Lens for iPhone 5/5s
JBL Synchros Reflect In-Ear Sport Headphones

related reviews

What’s New in iTunes 12
iLounge Picks: Five Great Summer Party Speakers
Editorial: Endings And Beginnings
Live From CE Week 2014: Brand New iPad, iPhone + Mac Accessories!
What’s New In iOS 8 For iPad, iPhone + iPod touch
iLounge Multi-Editorial: WWDC 2014’s iOS 8, OS X Yosemite + More
The Complete Guide to Apple TV Channels
iHistory: From iPod + iTunes to iPhone, Apple TV + iPad, 2001 to 2010
iHistory: From iPod + iTunes to iPhone, Apple TV + iPad: 2011 to Today
Viewing only downloaded iTunes Match tracks