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Since it doesn't look like our CrossTours have A2DP audio streaming, what kind of solutions have people come up with?
 

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What solutions are you looking for? I just plug in my iPod or iPhone to the USB port to listen to my music. With any other device, I would just plug in to the audio AUX in. I wouldn't bother with bluetooth streaming myself.
 

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What solutions are you looking for? I just plug in my iPod or iPhone to the USB port to listen to my music. With any other device, I would just plug in to the audio AUX in. I wouldn't bother with bluetooth streaming myself.
I did that for a while but wanted to do something that didnt involving plugging and unplugging all the time.

I came across this surfing last night and there are some good reviews on it at Amazon.

http://www.amazon.com/BlackBerry-Remote-Stereo-Bluetooth-Gateway/dp/B00170KUM0/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1292701441&sr=8-1

Best Buy had good reviews but I dont see it listed on their website anymore.
Just ordered one to see how it goes. Pretty cheap.
 

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The slight convenience of avoiding plugging and unplugging an iPod in exchange for the tremendous inconvenience of not being able to control my music from the vehicle's controls makes anything but an iPod connected to the USB port a bad idea, in my opinion. (I'm not talking about CD, radio, or satellite... just the AUX input). But, if streaming is what you want, I hope it works out. I have a feeling that it isn't going to work quite as seamlessly as you expect, though.
 

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I plug in regardless, even if just for the charger, so I don;t see any extra steps that I could avoid.
 

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Exactly. Normally, I have an iPod plugged in all the time (I don't take it with me when I get out of the car). However, if I need to charge my iPhone, I exchange the iPod for the iPhone and start driving. When I get where I am going, I swap back and take the iPhone with me.
 

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Just an update. I got that BB gateway Monday.
I have a TouchPro2 phone which links to the car via BT to make calls and links to the gateway for audio streaming. The BB gateway is hooked up to the USB port to keep it charged.

So, far after 2 days- things are working great. I turn on the car, hit the audio program on the phone and everything gets connected and music stream through the speakers.

It sounds complicated but isnt really and best of all, no messy wires.
 

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Just an update. I got that BB gateway Monday.
I have a TouchPro2 phone which links to the car via BT to make calls and links to the gateway for audio streaming. The BB gateway is hooked up to the USB port to keep it charged.

So, far after 2 days- things are working great. I turn on the car, hit the audio program on the phone and everything gets connected and music stream through the speakers.

It sounds complicated but isnt really and best of all, no messy wires.

I've done this as well. However, it seems every other time I go to stream from my Motorola Droid (either MP3 or Pandora), nothing happens. If I hit the AUX button on the Dash, the display says USB - NO DATA. Sometimes if I unplug/replug the aux cable it will fix it. Sometimes I have to disconnect/reconnect the phone from the Gateway and HFL. I cannot figure out why this is happening and if it is because of my Droid, the BB Gateway, or the car. IT DRIVES ME NUTS!
 
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