GO2405 Bluetooth LG Rumor

Discussion in 'Bluetooth/Phone Connectivity' started by coopertowle, Jul 23, 2011.

  1. coopertowle


    Jul 23, 2011
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    Hi, I just bought the 2405 for my Wife. I am trying to pair it with her LG Rumor, when I search for new phone, it finds the Rumor, I then put the 4 0's in the phone, but the 2405 just keeps trying to connect, timing itself out, but the phone shows paired..any help with this?
    coopertowle, Jul 23, 2011
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  2. coopertowle


    Jul 24, 2011
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    I had the same problem with the 2505 and LG Rumor. It took a few tries but it finally connected and is working fine now.

    Here is a hint.......place the TomTom about 12" from the phone.
    mslavin, Jul 26, 2011
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  3. coopertowle

    canderson Moderator

    Dec 28, 2007
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    Colorado, USA
    TomTom Model(s):
    GO720, GO740TM Live, GO 1535 Live, Via 1535, Via 1605, GO 52, GO 600, GO 620, GO 630, TomTom Bridge
    You bring up a good point with your 12" comment. Not all Bluetooth hardware is created equal. While some hardware includes firmware that manages power levels, some hardware does not even support power level control, and it really is possible to get two devices so close together that the transmit power from one swamps the receiver of the other. I'm pretty sure that the TomTom is itself a Class 2 device, capable of comms at distances of up to 10m.

    A reasonable bit of separation can be a good thing regardless of the phone in question.
    canderson, Jul 27, 2011
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