How to Get Rid of Static Noises On FM Transmitter

Posted by WestWei on 12th May 2019

How to Get Rid of Static Noises On FM Transmitter

FM Transmitter Static Problem?

Do you drive an older car without the latest Bluetooth technology for iPhone / smartphone integration.

Most cars older than 2008 do not come with Bluetooth connection or AUX input. To stream music thru your car your options are limited to either a brand new head unit or a Bluetooth FM Transmitter.

Did you recently purchase a new bluetooth fm transmitter for your old car? Does your fm transmitter suffer from humming, hissing and static noises? Did you find yourself constantly adjusting and readjusting your wireless transmitter trying to find the best frequency for your fm transmitter? Are you looking for a way to boost fm transmitter signal? Hoping that you can mask the skull penetrating noise with louder volume?

Why do I get static noise from my Bluetooth fm transmitter?

As new car technology continue to improve and evolve, the fm transmitters technology has not. It is an old tech with limited capability, hence the Bluetooth technology. 

Manufactures of the fm transmitter continue to use the same old fm transmitter technology that was first introduced back in the 1980's. The looks and packaging may be updated, but the technology remind the same. 

why is my bluetooth fm transmitter static?

The newer cars has new electronic device and gadget are added to cars as technology advances. All these gadget and devices require electricity, which interferes with the fm receiver and distorts the fm transmitter transmission and the sound quality you hear. This is why even your new bluetooth fm transmitter still sounds static

The issue is that anything that generates any kind of an electrical field can introduce unwanted noise into your audio system, and there are a lot of different things in your car that generate electrical fields. Everything from your alternator, to your windshield wiper motor, to the actual components in your sound system, can generate different levels and types of noise and static.

How to make your fm transmitter louder?

You may find that your fm transmitter actually sounds better when you hold the transmitter, but the static noise return when you let go. This is because when holding the transmitter, you become an extension of your antenna, it boost the radio signal strength and reduce the static noise, but return when you remove your hand. 

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Are you tired of the static noise from your fm transmitter?

In cases where the noise is only present when your engine is on, and it changes in pitch along with the RPM of the engine, then the problem probably has to do with your alternator. This type of car speaker whine can usually be fixed by installing some kind of noise filter. If the noise is present regardless of whether the engine is running, you’ll want to make note of what audio sources are associated with the noise and move on.

If you only hear the static when listening to the radio, and not when listening to CDs or any auxiliary audio sources, then the problem is either with the antenna, the tuner, or some external source of interference. To determine the source of the interference,

Before you begin, it’s important to note that if you are suffering from a noise that has to do with your antenna, you may want to pay attention to whether the static changes as you drive around. If it only shows up in some places, or it’s worse in some places than others, then the source of the problem is external.

How to boost fm transmitter signal?

After you have made sure that the problem isn’t external to your vehicle, the next step in finding the source of AM/FM car radio static is to check the head unit’s ground connection.

In other cases, you may find that you hear static regardless of which audio source you select. If you hear the noise when listening to the radio, CD player and auxiliary audio sources, then you could still be dealing with a ground loop problem, or else noise is being introduced somewhere else in the system. 

It’s also important to make sure that the head unit is not grounded in the same place as any other component since that can create a ground loop.