There’s a good chance if you own a newer model car in the US, you already have a satellite radio included with the automobile. But what if you have an older model car and you’d like to enjoy the convenience of XM and Sirius satellite radio no matter where you travel in your car? The XM Snap SiriusXM Satellite Car Radio is the absolute easiest satellite radio you can find to enable your older model car with satellite radio.
The XM Snap SiriusXM Satellite Car Radio, just like the product name suggests, is an absolute snap to install and setup straight out of the box in your car. You simply plug the XM Snap satellite radio into your vehicle’s cigarette lighter or power adapter socket, connect the antenna and you’re all set! Then you simply tune your car’s FM receiver to a pre-set station and you’re able to listen to the full spectrum of SiriusXM satellite radio stations right through your car’s existing radio. Of course, you’ll also need a subscription to SiriusXM (not included with the XM Snap satellite radio).
XM Snap SiriusXM Satellite Car Radio Features and Specifications
- Super easy to install, simple controls make it a snap to operate.
- Listen to your favorite SiriusXM satellite radio stations through your vehicles existing radio.
- Now you can listen to SiriusXM satellite radio wherever you travel in your car.
- Easily store your favorite satellite radio channels with one-touch access on the display panel.
- The flexible stalk is fully adjustable with a swivel that allows for convenient placement in your vehicle . Makes it easy to place the satellite radio for convenient access to the controls and to view the display.
- You can view the artist’s name, song title, program title and channel information on the easy-to-read, high contrast XM Snap satellite radio display.
- Simply adjust the arrow keys to navigate through the satellite radio categories and the use the rotary knob to change the channels.
- The XM Snap satellite radio requires an FM Radio or Aux-In capability on your car’s existing radio (this covers 99% of all the car radios out there). You can use the included Aux-In Cable if your vehicle radio has Aux-In capability for good performance.
- Power Requirements: 9-16 V DC, 500 mA (max)
- Operating Temperature: -4°F to +140°F (-20°C to +60°C)
- Audio Output: 1.0 VRMS (max)
- XM Magnetic Mount vehicle antenna type
- SMB female, right angle connector
XM Snap SiriusXM Satellite Car Radio Dimensions
- Aux-In Cable Connectors: 1/8 inch (3.5 mm) stereo male to 1/8 inch (3.5 mm) stereo male
- Cable Length: 4 ft (1.2 m)
- Radio Control Unit: 2.7 inches in width, by 3.13 inches in height, by 0.6 inches in depth
- Flexible Stalk: 0.43 inches in diameter by 3.1 inches in length.
- Base/Mount: 1.3 inches in width by 4.4 inches in length
- Weight: 5.3 oz (151 g)
If you’ve been looking for an easy way to provide satellite radio in your car, the XM Snap SiriusXM Satellite Car Radio is the perfect solution.
When the heat waves strike during the summer, all you want to do is to stay put under cooling air conditioning. However, you simply can’t stay indoors all the time. If you have a big and expensive car with good air conditioning, it makes a difference, as you can enjoy cool temperature on the road or when you are just chillaxing in the car. The problem is, you will need a fancy, expensive car to enjoy this luxury. But now, you have a slightly cheaper option – the Water-Cooled Seat Cushion by Thanko, which can keep your car seat cool in the warm months.
The Thanko’s Water-cooled Seat Cushion car gadget is able to reduce the temperature in your car from an unbearable 140 degrees Fahrenheit to a cooling 85 degrees, in just five seconds. With this effective cooling system for your car seat, you can enjoy cooler temperature in your car in a few seconds, which is even quicker compared to the air-conditioning system in a good car that needs at least a couple of minutes to significantly lower the temperature. It also doubles as a seat cover for the car seat.
Although the $245 price tag may seem a little pricey at first glance, however, if compared purchasing a much expensive car with a good air conditioning system, it is considered pretty affordable. The chilled water filled cushion will cool you down in no time. The Water-cooled Seat Cushion works with the help of a water pump and cooler, and it runs on a 12 VDC cigarette lighter in a vehicle.
What do you do when you are feeling low on energy? You turn to that instant source of kick-caffeine. Well, now even your gadgets can turn to your coffee cup for instant source of energy. The Coffee Cup Power Inverter is an easy to use coffee cup that can be used to charge up your gadgets when you are travelling.
This inverter converts your car’s DC power into two 120-volt AC outlets. It can be used to charge up DVD players, game consoles, cell phones and other portable electronics. It also has a USB charging that provides 500mA outlet. This cup gets easily fit into the holders provided in your cars and other public transports.
Coffee Cup Power Inverter Features:
- 200 Watt inverter with 2 AC plugs and USB power port
- Provides 120 Volt AC power from any cigarette lighter socket
- 200W continuous/400W peak
- Fits into standard cup holders
- One year warrant
- Dimensions: 6″ tall x 3.5″ dia
For all you smokers out there, here comes a lighter which can be used much more than to simply light your cigarettes. If you think that electricity and fire cannot go hand in hand, think again!! This lighter comes with an inbuilt flash drive. This flash drive has an ample 8GB storage space. Whats more, this lighter is refillable.
You can slide the USB connector from the bottom of the metal case. A small lever provided on the right side of the lighter case enables you to do so. The lighter has a polished chrome finish and an adjustable flame.
Lighter Flash Drive Specifications:
- Refillable lighter with built-in USB flash drive
- 8GB capacity
- Includes USB cable
- Dimensions: 1.5″ x 2.4″ x .5″ (3.8 x 6 x 1.3 cm).
Thinkgeek has another great gadget for gamers, especially the millions of people who like playing on the Nintendo Wii. This gadget is a portable 16:9 LCD screen with an integrated Wii sensor. Positioned at the rear of the portable LCD screen are cable ports that are compatible with a normal TV screen meaning the Wii can easily be connected.
The latest Wii Accessories screen features a ball and socket design allowing for repositioning of screen for optimum playing and viewing angle. Stereo speakers are incorporated into the side of the screen which prevents the need for headphones.
The Portable LCD Screen for the Nintendo Wii is a smart little gadget which folds down over the top of your Wii not only preventing damage to the screen but also making it more compact and perfect for travelling.
Portable LCD Screen for Ninteno Wii – Product Features
- Portable LCD screen for Wii features a built in sensor bar
- Simply clips on. No modification to your Wii is needed
- Screen: 7 inches TFT LCD
- Resolution: 480(W) X 234(H)
- PAL/NTSC (auto switching)
- Aspect Ratio Adjustability
- Flip picture upside-down for creative mounting options
- Adjustable Picture Settings -contrast, brightness etc.
- Fan Grill Hole so your Wii Won’t Overheat.
- Nintendo Wii Direct AV connection
- Auxiliary Stereo AV Connection (3 x RCA)
- 2 x USB for Nintendo Wii
- Built-In Stereo Speakers
- Power Source: 12 VDC (Car Cigar Lighter Adaptor Included)
- When not using in your car, you can use the standard power supply that came with your Wii
- Dimensions: 258x62x156mm (LxWxD)
Available: Thinkgeek (discontinued)