Aftermarket Upgrade Planning: T.A.Q.S.I – Installing Sound System into #Twizy #ev Brainstormfest #taqsi

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Unlike other folk’s PremiumStill The Cheapest Electric Car Lease: Nissan Leaf Acenta (2014 & premium trim) Deal. Read more ... » #electricVehicle #Twizy23rd April (Today) is the day i get my #Twizy #EV for an extended test drive. Read more ... » modelsAftermarket: Tesla Model S to get wireless charging from April. Read more ... », mine did not come with any Bluetooth Parrot integration, nor speakersCircontrol brings together over a hundred experts from all over Europe to discuss the current situation and future of the electric vehicle. Read more ... ».

All twizy (for the sake for simplicity and design) have the roof-moulder speaker mounds. They are relatively easily exposed with some Torx screws (x2). But lets get hasty, I need to ensure this poor-and-excited-twizy-owner’s-attempt wont bring tears but deliver a goodWhere is solar ev car roof charging options when they can help.... Read more ... » sound upgradeWireless #Twizy #Taqsi Sound Speaker Upgrade solution &works from my laptop's USB. Does Say 6W ...x2. Read more ... » which is well appreciated, especially by moi – the DriverWhat is this Hybrid all about? Hands-on User Experience of Citroen DS5 - #green #hybrid #citroen. Read more ... ».

I also do hope this Sound upgradeUPDATED: Tesla Model S Gets New 90-kWh Battery, 'Ludicrous' Performance Mode. Read more ... » could be a Twizy, Affordable, Quick, Simple, Sound, Install (T.A.Q.S.I) #TAQSIWireless #Twizy #Taqsi Sound Speaker Upgrade solution &works from my laptop's USB. Does Say 6W ...x2. Read more ... »

My RequirementsUK GOV: Lessons Learnt from the Plugged-in Places Projects. Read more ... » and Considerations for aftermarket upgrade are as follows:

Having scouted the ebay and indeed many forums, I found that while everyone had a different approach to this “challenge”, not all was documented enough for me to follow. Some required soldering – which was at odds with my requirement above.

I have also come across numerous “carElectric Vehicle Fast Charger From Australia Makes It To Europe. Read more ... »-kits” which simply wont do in a twizy, whether they are too cumbersome, complicated, or just draw too much power.

What we are after is a Bluetooth’s receiver with Quality Playback(Stereo speakers), which can be charged viaLooking for geeky volunteer-assistance for an EV project #evMapper. Read more ... » the USBWireless #Twizy #Taqsi Sound Speaker Upgrade solution &works from my laptop's USB. Does Say 6W ...x2. Read more ... », – a plug fixed into that cigarette lighter, which i mentioned earlier.

What i have settledJust why am I going back to #twizy commute idea & shocking lease discoveries!. Read more ... » in – and considered – is ordering somethingKeeping up with chargeable electric vehicles and renewable energy. Read more ... » alike Bolse BTS-12  since for £33 odd pounds sterling the unit had a great reviewElectric-only Opel Ampera: Charged up and almost ready to go. Read more ... »: Bluetooth, 6W speakers for Left and Right, delivering some impressive quality playback. It is a nice package, but i feel it may be just as good once i dismantle it for #Twizy’s retrofitting. I know this would go against “non complicated setup”, and alternativeNo Joke: Are AA-battery powered cars the future?. Read more ... » consideration was floating around whether i am able to fit the whole unit somewhere “up there” by the roof’s speaker mounds or not. Things would be much simpler that way.

That remains to be considered seriously. SoEcotricity's Electric Highway Grid in UK is to grow and cover entire UK motorway network. Read more ... » we keep this as Plan B.

 

For Plan A, I intend to go high and low and get the best return-on-investment, saving time3 months to go until my New #EV HP/Lease! Anyone and Everyone with good deals - get in touch hmm. now, EV OR #PHEV? #UK. Read more ... », money and making this installationWhere is solar ev car roof charging options when they can help.... Read more ... » most simplest possible, without undermining the quality of the setup.

 

Having hopped a few stores for hands-on research, i have come across the following speakers;

  • Music Angel Friendz Universal Rechargeable Portable Mini Speaker Pink 6w Output
Music Angel Friendz Universal Rechargeable Portable Mini Speaker Pink 6w Output

Music Angel Friendz Universal Rechargeable Portable Mini Speaker Pink 6w Output

The Best Bit:

You can daisy Chain those – for louder, Stereo playback with a simple

32013 Nissan Leaf first drive review. Read more ... ».5mm audio jack. Sorted. Another “Best Bit”, well, they are £7Here's Everything We Know About Volkswagen's (Not So!) "First" Electric Car. Read more ... ».50 Delivered. Each. peanuts.

Also They are USB chargeableKeeping up with chargeable electric vehicles and renewable energy. Read more ... », with small on-board batteryAnother Volvo Success: Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid - highest safety score ever for an electrified car in Euro NCAP. Read more ... » offering additional nn-hours playback (double digits – more than i need – enabling me to chargeWhere is solar ev car roof charging options when they can help.... Read more ... » phone if i need to do so While i listen to music)

So, now i thought i had speakers, as nice as they were, i still needed an Bluetooth reciever, – and with good old fashioned ebay to the rescue, – i found some;

  • USB Bluetooth 3.5mm Stereo Audio Music Receiver Adapter for Speaker iPhone Mp3
USB Bluetooth 3.5mm Stereo Audio Music Receiver Adapter for Speaker iPhone Mp3

USB Bluetooth 3.5mm Stereo Audio Music Receiver Adapter for Speaker iPhone Mp3

Simple installation: USB plug-and-play + 3.5mm jack

Quick and Simple to install. Good reviews and with a costElectric Vehicle Fast Charger From Australia Makes It To Europe. Read more ... » of < £5How many Renault Twizy 's #ev are left in the wild?. Read more ... » delivered. no brainer.

 

Finally, for the last bit, i need power. Twin USB source to power my contraption. Sorted:

The Good bit:  it can draw enough power to charge an ipad. this means the daisy chained speaker set could very likely share the single usb power (which i’d split later too)

 

Oh Yes, i may just may require some extras:

USB splitter/Hub to share power from for Individual Speakers (Bus Powered)

Its Ipad*(more amps)-powered connection which is then split via such a hub to provide individual power to each of the speaker.

 

 

3.5mm 2 Male to Female Y Splitter Audio CableUK: Motorways to have charging stations for electric cars to encourage more people to switch to battery-powered vehicles. Read more ... » For iPhone,iPad,Speaker,ComputerSolar Roof for Auxiliary charge is a must. Read more ... »

3.5mm 2 Male to Female Y Splitter Audio Cable For iPhone,iPad,Speaker,Computer

3.5mm 2 Male to Female Y Splitter Audio Cable For iPhone,iPad,Speaker,Computer

This will enable My single bluetooth adaptor “playback” to each of the speakers individually. CostsHow Improved Batteries Will Make #ElectricCar Competitive: Grand Plan. Read more ... » about £1-£5 (depending where you order from. Cheaper from Hong Kong)

 

 

3.5mm Jack Male to Male Stereo Audio AUX Cable Cord For iPhone iPod phone #C BG

3.5mm Jack Male to Male Stereo Audio AUX Cable Cord For iPhone iPod phone #C BG

3.5mm Jack Male to Male Stereo Audio AUX Cable Cord For iPhone iPod phone #C BG

This 3.5mm jack extension will connect to bluetooth adaptor, for extra length, which I intend to run behind plastic interior into the Speaker Moulds. This will then be connected to the 3.5mm splitter, which THEN be connected to each individual Speakers.
Costs about a £1, if ordered from Hong Kong. You can vary the prices and indeed qualities with your local supplier as well.

 

Wow. I ordered the lot23rd April (Today) is the day i get my #Twizy #EV for an extended test drive. Read more ... ». Now we gotta sit tight, waitVolkswagen Golf Plug-in Hybrid review (due 2014/2015). Read more ... », and see if my plans yield to any fruition.

Ok Wish me luck, leave commentsThen and Now. Recapping history, admiring Renault #Twizy. How i came to own one.. Read more ... » and questions below or tweet @evmeerkatOn Hold: London to Amsterdam by #EV #electricCar #green "Proof of Concept". Oh Brave #evMeerkatTrip Leg 1&2. Read more ... » for of the same!

Plan A estimated costNissan Carwings APP Stats: Jan 2016 #EV #electricCar Miles travelled 500, electricity cost estimated £15 - typical cost of electric car "fuel". Read more ... » is about £25:

If this works. Its better than a BargainRenault Twizy with 477 Miles on the clock. battery dead. bids and offers are welcomed. Read more ... ».

Thank me with a Pint Later (Twizy Ride to Hampstead anyone?), or;

If you need a good cause to donate – Donate some some to EVDA-UK – EVElectric Vehicle Fast Charger From Australia Makes It To Europe. Read more ... » Drivers Association could really do with some support.
PSTrip to Scotney Castle (National Trust). Read more ... ». #TAQSI is the new hashtag for this event – spread the love

UPDATENissan Carwings APP Stats: Jan 2016 #EV #electricCar Miles travelled 500, electricity cost estimated £15 - typical cost of electric car "fuel". Read more ... »:

  • Y-splitter is not required at all actually.

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