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Mr Christmas Fm Transmitter

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Hello All,

Im interested in hooking up  a fm transmitter to my Mr Christmas this year due to the fact the guy across the street took me to court last year about the sound. Anyway I was wondering if anyone could provide some insight as to if this transmitter will work. I like it bc it has a auto off function but im not sure if that will work with my box? Thanks!

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Belkin-TuneCast-II-FM-Transmitter-F8V3080-for-All-iPod-iPhone-MP3-Player-/250952196155?pt=US_FM_Transmitters&hash=item3a6deaa03b

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Does your Mr. Christmas have a speaker jack? Most fm transmitters plug into the speaker jack on computers. EDM makes a good fm transmitter.

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I've seen the Mr Christmas before, I believe it is just a speaker but what you can do is open the me. Christmas and take the speaker wire off the internal speaker and cut the jack off of a pair if headphones and wire the jack into the speaker wire. This shuts off the sound from the speaker and you plug the headphone jack into an FM transmitter and there you go! I've seen people splice that wire and add a speaker out on the lawn. Shouldn't be too hard

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That should work. You will need to do what sk8erkid said above. Make sure your volume on the Mr. christmas is turned all the way down when you hook it up, you don't want to blow the recevier amp in the FM transmitter. Once verything is connected slowly turn the volume up to no more that 25%. Let the FM transmitter do the rest.

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alright now i really need help.I bought the fm transmitter linked above,cut the wires to the speaker and soldered the orange to one half of a 3.5mm audio jack and a stereo speaker and the white to the other half of the audio jack and speaker. Plugged the 3.5mm audio jack into the audio outlet on the fm transmitter and now i get a terrible feedback on the speaker and the radio. What did i do wrong?

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you should have the speaker output from the Mr Christmas joined with one wire to the inside wire and 1 wire to the shielding. that plug should plug into either an input on a stereo to do speakers or the input of an FM transmitter. it's important to use the shielding on the 3.5, that might be causing the feedback.

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Maybe the signal is way to loud? I know that when I build my fm transmitters and hook it to my phone or ipod it can just send static to the radio if the volume is to high. I also wish I was a memeber sooner cause you can build your own fm transmitter at home if your pretty handy with a soldering iron and someone explained it good enough to you.

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you should have the speaker output from the Mr Christmas joined with one wire to the inside wire and 1 wire to the shielding. that plug should plug into either an input on a stereo to do speakers or the input of an FM transmitter. it's important to use the shielding on the 3.5, that might be causing the feedback.

does the shielding end connect to the orange or the white?

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does the shielding end connect to the orange or the white?

Not sure what the color designations are on the Mr. Christmas.  I would say try both and see which one works.

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