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Too quiet; poor sound quality
on December 29, 2012
Hoping that somewhat higher price would result in higher quality I was looking forward to receiving the BT 311. In addition, I knew that Blaupunkt is a German company so I was expecting a quality product.
Setting up the unit at home was easy enough. Once in the car, however, things were different. Our car is a Honda fit, a small, compact car, and by no standard a loud one. Still, the quality of sound was poor: at anything but full volume setting, it was very hard to hear; at full volume, the sound coming from the speaker had no bass, and had a crackling, irritating, sound, as if the volume was too high for the speaker.
I'm giving this product two stars: the software is good and the interface is user-friendly, but the speaker is quite poor. Car speakerphone producers need to realize that they don't need to be stuck in the under-$50 price-tag category - customers would happily pay more for a high-quality, long-lasting, product.