MPOW Streambot Y FM Transmitter

This inexpensive gadget connects your Bluetooth phone to your car's old FM radio.

Published:Caption:Photo:Antuan Goodwin/CNET
1
of 9

MPOW Streambot Y FM Transmitter

The Streambot Y's design features two parts connected by a flexible arm.

Published:Caption:Photo:Antuan Goodwin/CNET
2
of 9

MPOW Streambot Y FM Transmitter

The main part contains the radios for the FM transmitter and Bluetooth receiver.

Published:Caption:Photo:Antuan Goodwin/CNET
3
of 9

MPOW Streambot Y FM Transmitter

I liked seeing metal used for the volume knob. This knob surrounds an illuminated multi-function button.

Published:Caption:Photo:Antuan Goodwin/CNET
4
of 9

MPOW Streambot Y FM Transmitter

The base of the Streambot Y is where you'll find the connection for the 12-volt power point in your car's dashboard.

Published:Caption:Photo:Antuan Goodwin/CNET
5
of 9

MPOW Streambot Y FM Transmitter

A 1-amp USB port allows the paired phone to charge while in use.

Published:Caption:Photo:Antuan Goodwin/CNET
6
of 9

MPOW Streambot Y FM Transmitter

The two parts connect at the top of the mounting arm with a magnetic click.

Published:Caption:Photo:Antuan Goodwin/CNET
7
of 9

MPOW Streambot Y FM Transmitter

The flexible arm offers a few degrees of adjustment. Care must be taken not to tug the transmitter free of the arm when moving it.

Published:Caption:Photo:Antuan Goodwin/CNET

MPOW Streambot Y FM Transmitter

A red illuminated display shows the currently transmitting frequency.

Published:Caption:Photo:Antuan Goodwin/CNET
9
of 9
Up Next

How to connect an Android phone to your car with Bluetooth