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Mic Location

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by JMO, Mar 13, 2013.

  1. JMO

    JMO Member

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    I wonder about the mic location... when sunroof is open I can't talk on my iPhone using bluetooth and the onboard mic. The wind noise coming in from the open sunroof is too much and people can not hear me.

    Any ideas if this can be fixed?
     
  2. dflye

    dflye S Sig Perf 414, VIN 814

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    About the only thing that can work around the existing mic location is to un-synch the phone and use a headset. Not a real solution, but a hack that could suffice.
     
  3. biggator

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    I've never been in a car where bluetooth was useful with windows/sunroof open.
     
  4. mknox

    mknox Well-Known Member

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    My last car would automatically reduce the HVAC fan speed whenever a voice command or bluetooth call was in progress, then resume fan speed afterwards. Wonder if Model S does this too?
     
  5. Rodolfo Paiz

    Rodolfo Paiz P85 "Plug and Play"

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    Where is the microphone, anyway? :)
     
  6. biggator

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    Yes.. my car does this as well. HVAC fan noise is bad.. open sunroof/windows would be impossible.
     
  7. strider

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    I believe it's behind the grill on the ceiling in between the visors.
     
  8. Princeton96

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    I made a request to Tesla Ownership to add functionality to automatically close the sunroof when a call comes in. Could be a simple toggle switch on the Settings screen.
     
  9. Todd Burch

    Todd Burch Electron Pilot

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    Nice idea.
     
  10. andrewket

    andrewket 2014 S P85DL, 2016 X P90DL (soon 100)

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    I use Bluetooth on my BMW convertible and people can understand me with the top down until about 50mph. It can be done.
     
  11. johnnyS

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    At first the bluetooth worked great. For about the last week, I can barely hear the caller. Is there a way to adjust the voume?
     
  12. ZBB

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    I have an aftermarket kit in my Boxster and it works fine with the top down at anything below freeway speeds. On the freeway it's OK with the windows up, although people ask if I'm in the car...
     
  13. strider

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    I believe while in a call the volume scroll wheel (left one IIRC) will adjust the phone volume.
     

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