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Which one: BT35-Toy or PA15-Toy

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by jeratbp, Mar 19, 2012.

  1. Mar 19, 2012 at 10:47 AM
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    jeratbp

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    Mods: feel free to delete my other thread "Need Solution...."

    It looks like the best options for what I want are either of these two. Which would you suggest?

    How easy is it to install - just plug in and go? I understand the need to run the cables with the PA15-Toy, and I really like the way Whippersnapper installed his into the center box. I have no issues taking things apart. Just don't want to have to splice cable.
     
  2. Mar 20, 2012 at 10:29 PM
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    I just put a pa15-toy in my 1st gen. Super easy plug n play. Took 15-20 mins? Got it from a buddy for free not sure what the other option adds or does differently. Didn't look it up. I can tell you the pa15-toy charges your iPad or iPhone when connected and also adds another RCA input for another source. Disk changer, Sat radio, DVD player, ps3? Lol whatever you want I guess.
     
  3. Mar 21, 2012 at 4:48 AM
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    Here's the info fromt the USA Spec site:
    BT35-Toy allows streaming your favorite music apps (such as Pandora, SiriusXM Radio, iHeartRadio, etc.) from your Bluetooth* device but also taking phone calls all through your vehicle’s sound system.
     
  4. Mar 21, 2012 at 6:54 AM
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    After I posted I went and checked it out. Seems cool adds Bluetooth functionality so you can take calls. It looks plug n play also so it just comes down to how much you wanna spend lol
     
  5. Mar 22, 2012 at 7:06 AM
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    on Amazon, they're only a few dollar or so difference:
    PA15 - $122 to $124
    BT35 - $129 to $149
     
  6. Mar 22, 2012 at 7:14 AM
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    I have the PA15-Toy and its and easy plug-n-play. Can't go wrong.... It's been in my truck for 5 years now.

    The BT sounds interesting especially if you have a need for all that (which, I do not at this time).

    Just a little FYI - The newer ipod adapter units may not work with older ipods/iphones.
    My 5-year old PA15-Toy will not work with my 1 year old iphone. It won't even recognize that it was plugged in.....This could be a hardware connection issue or a programming issue - I'm really not sure.
     
  7. May 31, 2012 at 8:37 AM
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    Looking to buy and install a BT-35. Anyone installed one themselves? If so, where did you locate the device and mic when installing? Thanks
     
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