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Connecting MP3 player in car...

How can I use my MP3 player in my car. I've heard that the easiest way is to buy some sort of adapter that plugs into your tape deck and allows you to play the songs off your MP3 player through your stereo. Is this the best way, and where can I find this at?


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cassette tape adaptor

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They are called cassette tape adaptors they plug into the head phone jack of your mp3 player and the other end to your tape player in your car. You can find them at almost any electronics store.

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It's easiest if you have a cassette player

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FM transmitters are iffy: Whether it works well could depend on brand, where you live, where your car antenna is, etc. Some people have great success with one brand (Belkin, for example), while others are frustrated with that brand.

If your car stereo has an aux input, then you can easily connect your player. You use a cable and plug one end into the headphone jack of your player to the aux input of the stereo. If you don't have one, then you could either replace your stereo with one that does or have your car audio place install some sort of connector to the back of your stereo.

So, if you have a cassette player, the cassette adapter is the easiest and cheapest option.

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Another alternative mightbe...

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A portable amplified speakers.

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