Funkwerk Dabendorf ego Cup FM

The word “Cup” in name of Funkwerk Dabendorf ego Cup FM (84 euro) it indicates: this plug &-play hands-free kit will find their place in the Cup holder of the car. The car kit with the Sony Ericsson W890i was tested.

  1. Funkwerk Dabendorf ego Cup FM
  2. Data sheet
  3. Rating

Therefore, a mounting adapter for the Cup holders, but also a judge system adapter, allows you attach the handsfree, for example, on the windshield is located in the carton. However, an additional suction is necessary for this variant.

The facilities include an FM transmitter and an LC display. The razor sharp screen next to the battery charge status and the registered mobile phone the phone number of the caller displays. Use the small handsfree can be six touch-sensitive buttons.

Small multimedia experience

Thanks to integrated FM transmitter, A2DP profile and 3.5 mm stereo Jack is the car-kit to the small multimedia experience: it can receive music from your mobile phone via A2DP profile, but play music from the MP3 player via the audio input. Via FM transmitter, you can then transfer the sound to the car radio, and then enjoy from car speakers in radio quality.

Also the ego Cup FM has a multi-point function on deck: the handsfree can manage calls from up to two phones at the same time. There is some criticism for the average sound quality – because the microphone and speaker are close to each other, the calls in the fixed network have been disrupted by noise and echoes.

The built-in speakers sounded somewhat tinny and coarse. As soon as you but put the phone on the car radio via FM transmitter, a more pleasant tone was right. The echoes and the noise disappeared, only a faint whistle was still audible.

Recommended suction cup

The cruising speed barely failed to impress the little handsfree. Even at speeds of 120 on the highway was the sound quality almost like in city traffic. As well, the interlocutor understands a landline, significantly depends on the position of the car kit.

You mounted the ego Cup FM in the Cup holders, the microphone – is relatively far from the speaker depending on the position of the holder – including speech intelligibility suffers. To increase this, recommends buying a sucker with the car-kit closer can be attached to the speaker.

Funkwerk of Dabendorf of new handsfree scores with snazzy multimedia goodies, and ease of use. Although it can be in the discipline of sound quality points are, however, is a decent plug &-play Kit.

Data sheet

Electronics box (W x H x D in cm) 7.6 x 8.5 x 6.4
Mobile holder passive / charging /
Microphone / speaker integrated /.
own telephone book (number of entries) 0
Transfer phonebook from phone
Color display
to display SMS read / write /
own volume control
Lighting display / remote control /
automatic call acceptance
Radio mute
Voicemail (voice recorder)
Dictate number / name store (number) / 0
Select voice dial / name from phonebook /
Read SMS Virgo.
Read the telephone book entries
Helper / keyword detection /
Profile rSAP / handsfree / headset / /
SIM card reader / antenna /
Data interface Bluetooth
Universal micro input / audio output /
Relay / ISO connectors /
Optional: VDA connection


FACILITIES within 120 sufficient (63)
Comes with 20 12
Comfort features 40 28
Voice control 15 2
Connectivity / compatibility max. 45 21
HANDLING maximum 180 well (140)
Operating 65 39
Installation 50 50
Voice control 20 12
Processing 45 39
TRANSFER up to 200 satisfactory (145)
Sound fixed 80 52
Sound 80 car 68
Behaviour at high speed 40 25
JUDGMENT Max 500 348 satisfying


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