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Old 02-19-2013, 10:50 PM
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Where is the mic at for the UConnect speakerphone? I have looked everywhere and cannot figure it out.
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The 2009 - 12 microphone are in the rear view mirror
the worst place for them to be, it picks up the blower fan noise & it gets the cross wind from the side windows being open
It is Not a noise canceling microphone either

a much better place is up against the headliner, poking out from the overhead console on the drivers side, above & forward of your right eye
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Thanks man! I agree the mic sucks, it seems so far away from me. I feel like I have to almost yell in order for it to pick me up. At least now I know where to yell.
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you can buy a standalone mic and unplug the middle plug on the radio and plug the stand alone mic and put it where you want.
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If you do, see if you can get a Noise Cancelling Microphone
it doesn't pick up noises like the fan

in the manuals, it reads

Voice Training
session should be completed when the vehicle is parked
with the engine running, all windows closed, and the
blower fan switched off
.


Performance is maximized under:
• low-to-medium blower setting,
• low-to-medium vehicle speed,
• low road noise,
• smooth road surface,
• fully closed windows,
• dry weather condition.

Far End Audio Performance
• Audio quality is maximized under:
• low-to-medium blower setting,
• low-to-medium vehicle speed,
• low road noise,
• smooth road surface,
• fully closed windows,
• dry weather conditions, and
• operation from the driver’s seat.
• Performance, such as audio clarity, echo, and loudness
to a large degree rely on the phone and network, and
not the uconnect? phone.
• Echo at the far end can sometimes be reduced by
lowering the in-vehicle audio volume.
• In a convertible vehicle, system performance may be
compromised with the convertible top down.

When using this system, you should speak clearly and at
a normal speaking volume.
The system will best recognize your speech if the win-
dows are closed, and the heater/air conditioning fan is
set to low.
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This is true only if he has a Harman radio (730 / 730N).
If he has a different radio, that connector is the audio input lines to the radio from the Uconnect module.





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This is true only if he has a Harman radio (730 / 730N).
If he has a different radio, that connector is the audio input lines to the radio from the Uconnect module.
I have the REN radio. Not sure what number it is. I assume this connector is on the back of the radio.

Thanks for the suggestion rick980 on the noise cancelling microphone, I may look into this more when it gets warmer.
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