I have repurposed my old 15GB iPod (2nd generation) to my car iPod. I listen to a lot of podcasts on my expensive & long commute to and from work. To connect my iPod to my stereo I use the iTrip by Griffin. This is the original version that mounts on the top of the iPod using both the headphone and accessory port. It looks like a cigar attached to the top of the player.
You download and sync configuration MP3s to the iPod and use these to set the frequency of the FM transmitter.
Overall, this has served a good purpose but if you are buying a used one I would go with one of the modern FM transmitters offered by Griffin.
- Allows me to listen to iPod audio content in my car over FM
- Uses iPod battery power
- FM modulator varies by locations
- Sound quality acceptable for spoken audio, below FM quality for music