The worst car product ive ever bought
It disconnects whenever it pleases- have to physically go on my phone when i get a call to reconnect it, the little remote went all gross and sticky
Honestly its talked up way too much by dealers. Its a piece of crap!!!!
Purchased in November 2017 at Mitsubishi Dealers.
Not a functional device
My car came in with a retrofitted one in it, the dealer was so talking it up too. Anyways, here is the list of problems I have:
It randomly disconnects and back on
Remote is sticky and out of work recently
Disappointing voice recognition
Also, it dismantles the car audio system once it's connected to your phone!
Purchased in March 2018.
Great addition to Ford Falcon
This allows me to make phone calls using the car stereo (automatically overrides anything else on the stereo), play music from bluetooth, usb or line in. Interface a bit annoying, but I can live with that. Sometimes it'll stall but easily fixed by holding down the 'back' button. I wish the voice recognition would just use siri on an iphone, but that's really a minor concern
Very average product
I've had this for 2 years now and the thing gives me nothing but troubles. right from the start i had a faulty unit, I took it back and got a new one which had exact same problem. I've contacted support and they were useless same with the store i purchased from (this was installed by a qualified professional). There is a problem with the contact to the screen to the cradle it sits in you have to mess about with it for it to work is what the installer and myself worked out as i got him out to have a look. voice quality is horrible everyone always complains they can't hear me.
DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY ON THIS UNIT
POOR CUSTOMER SUPPORT AND RUDE
Faulty unit made contact on Thursday no response until the following Tuesday very very poor. Blamed auto electrician with out even viewing was installed by a qualified tradesman with 10 years experience. Thanks Josh for nothing but a head ache. Would give zero stars if possible will be going back to where i purchased for a full refund.
Remote fell apart and became sticky. Voice recognition never got the correct name right. Blue tooth would cut out and not go back on unless you turned the phone off and then turned back on and then waited for ages for it to reconnect. One of the worst buys of my life and unfortunately for me I brought two of them and had the same problems with both of them. Thanks Parrot you won't get my money again
The problem is the remote. A few months sun exposure and it goes sticky and starts peeling. You have a punch the buttons to register commands. Voice recognition is crap. The screen is not bright enough to read in the daytime. All in all it is safer just dialing straight from my phone than fiddling with this thing to get it to work. Using remote to play ipod music also makes me cringe as it overides the ipod menu. Hate it. Glad I did not pay to have it installed, it was already in our car when we bought it.
Works for me! Gives my Falcon BA a new twist.
A little on the slow side when connecting but it does work for me. I bought mine forAU$299, still pricey, but hey! It works. So I am happy. Will update this review in a few months.
It's good and has lots of functions
Purchased this unit to replace an older Sony car kit that had sadly died. This unit is a Handsfree car kit (bluetooth) but can also play media via bluetooth streaming. It has a wired screen, and a wireless remote which you stick onto dash or strap to steering wheel. It also has iPod/iPhone connector, 3.5mm headphone plug, SD card and USB flash drive!
So although it has all those options I've just found that they don't always work very well.
First, it takes ages to start up, maybe a minute which may not seem like much but when you are talki...ng on phone and then need to go somewhere while talking it is annoying, my Sony took 5sec to sync phone once car turned on. Syncing hasn't been great, needed a f/w update to reliably sync to my android, and even now 30% of time i need to turn bluetooth off/on (there is a new f/w now that i'll try later v2.20) The remote either chews through the batteries or can't communicate with the main unit which is 20cm away, I find myself button mashing it to get it to do anything. The voice recognition is ok, better than my android just in that the android doesn't announce when to speak, but I did find the apple's one better as it did announce (you can select to use parrot or phone for this).
Painful to use
I have had this product installed and reinstalled twice. Considering it cost $500 for the product it is not value for money, It rarely gets the name correct of the person I want to call and the control pad has fallen apart, piece by piece.
First the knob came off, simply by knocking it with my bag when getting out of the car, then the middle cover and then the outer buttons snapped off after getting caught on clothing, again when getting out of the car. The music sporadically plays via bluetooth. I also think it is dangerous due to not function correct some people could easily be distracted trying to get the thing to work properly. The instruction manual (if you can call it that) is a waste of time.
Complete rubbish - Buy this only under duress
The Parrot Mki9200 disappoints on every level. This is the epitome of mediocracity meeting inadequacy. Absolutely hopeless and quite frankly an insulting product. Now for the details as to why I would recommend you never buy one.
1 - Remote controlled - This product comes with a remote controlled with is so rarely connected to the display that it merely acts as an ornament for the dashboard
2 - Charger - This is incredibly frustrating. The charger will not charge your iPhone for literally hours then charge it for one minute then stop chargi...
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A perfect hard wired bluetooth solution for your car!
I purchased this unit because I was growing tired of having to constantly recharge my handsfree bluetooth device and having to fiddle around with my iPod controls when selecting music (iPod was plugged in to the Aux connection in my car). The voice dial functions on the unit are surprisingly good as I have not had any problems with it. The audio quality is also very decent. When wired correctly the audio will play through all of the car speakers (phone conversations are only played through the 2 front speakers). The Bluetooth Audio Stream funct...ion is also pretty handy as it enables you to stream the audio wirelessly from the apps on your phone to your stereo. The unit comes with: The Screen - a 2.4" full colour screen with an SD card slot on the side. The screen is small enough to be neatly mounted almost anywhere on the dash to be able to see without taking your eyes off the road, yet big enough to be able to clearly see and operate. Apart from displaying all the usual phone related functions it also displays the album cover images from your iPod/iPhone. The screen is detachable not to tempt potential thieves. The Wireless Controller - Small and ergonomic controller with a dial can be mounted absolutely anywhere in the vehicle as there is no wire restricting it's positioning. The battery is a watch-like battery and comes included in the box. The battery life is supposedly approximately a year with regular use. The remote is very easy to operate. The Microphone - Can be mounted above the rear view mirror. No problems with the sound quality.
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My Screen goes off after a few minutes from switch on. My installer says it is a screen saver!!!!! any one else had this issue?
My Screen goes off after a few minutes from switch on. My installer says it is a screen saver! any one else had this issue?
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