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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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    Advantage Torza top (tri-fold), Husky floor mats, RuffTuff seat covers, C2C hood struts, Homelink mirror, USA Spec PA15-Toy (120gig Classic & 8gig nano), Garmin Nuvi 660, Protecta Bed mat, Pop-n-lock, TSB Springs, Scangauge II, Heated drivers seat, Fumoto drain valve, Aries pushbar, PIAA 540 fog lights, Hood scoop grahics, Flowmaster 50 series dual catback exhaust, RainX Latitude windshield wipers, Husky rear floor liner (ontop of folded down seats). Console Vault.
    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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