About the Parrot CK3000 Evolution
Add convenient Bluetooth to your travels
Add convenient Bluetooth to your travels
Want hands-free phone operation and control of your phone's important features when behind the wheel? Parrot's CK3000 Evolution Bluetooth cell phone car kit connects to almost any car stereo system so you can take calls from your Bluetooth phone through your car's speakers. We carry cell phone kit harnesses that allow plug-in connection of Parrot's Bluetooth car kits in a wide variety of vehicles.
The Evolution's control panel installs beneath the dashboard, so all you see is the small dash-mounted keypad and microphone. Once your car's engine starts, the Evolution connects automatically to your Bluetooth phone. With the external microphone mounted, just say a name and the Evolution takes care of the dialing. The CK3000 can work with up to three Bluetooth phones at one time.
You control your phone's menu functions with the dash-mounted 3-button keypad. From dialing to phonebook to voicemail, the keypad and voice prompts will guide you easily through phone functions as you keep your eyes on the road. You can change the volume with the press of a button.
Works with most phones
The voice recognition software remembers up to 150 names from your phone's address book for dialing (only works with certain phones). Noise reduction on the external microphone lets you carry on a conversation in a normal tone — no need to shout, even in heavy traffic. Most importantly, the Evolution is programmed to mute your car's radio at the onset of an incoming call, ensuring clear sound over your car's speakers.
The Parrot CK3000 Evolution is compatible with all Bluetooth cell phones on the market and installs with most factory and aftermarket car stereo systems. Some factory systems may require an additional wiring adapter.
Access email and text messages with your voice
This device is now compatible with Voice on the Go, a service which allows you to access your email and text messages, all by voice activation. You can listen to, delete, compose, reply, and forward without taking your eyes off the road. Voice on the Go also works with Facebook and Twitter updates, and is compatible with all phones that work with your Parrot device. You get a year of free service from Parrot — after that, you pay $4.99 a month, or $49.99 a year.
Note: This device does not stream audio over Bluetooth. Compatibility of this device may vary, depending on your phone and service provider.
Time-saving connections for your car
Crutchfield carries cell phone kit harnesses that allow easy, plug-in connection of Parrot's Bluetooth car kits in a wide variety of vehicle factory systems. You can also use these harnesses in conjunction with many aftermarket systems in compatible vehicles, as long as the factory stereo connections are available.
- hard-wired Bluetooth car kit includes microphone, dash-mounted keypad, and control unit for hands-free phone calls
- compatible with all Bluetooth phones
- works with most factory or aftermarket car stereo systems (may require vehicle-specific adapters for factory systems)
- automatically mutes your car stereo for phone calls
- works with up to three Bluetooth phones
- 3-button, dash-mounted keypad controls all phone menu functions
- voice-recognition software stores up to 150 names for hands-free dialing (only works with certain phones)
- noise reduction and echo cancellation technology for clear voice transmission
- works with Voice on the Go service (available from Parrot) for hands-free access to SMS text messages and email
- dimensions: 2"W x 1-15/16"H x 1"D (keypad), 6-1/16"W x 1-3/16"H x 2-5/16"D (control box)
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # PF180059
What's in the box:
- Electronic control unit
- Keypad with attached 55" cable
- Microphone with attached 9.5' cable
- Keypad bracket
- Self-adhesive mounting pad (for keypad bracket)
- Visor mount (for microphone)
- Vent mount (for microphone)
- Dash mount (has attached self-adhesive pad)
- Power supply cable
- Mute cable
- User guide
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More details on the Parrot CK3000 Evolution
Overview: The CK3000 Evolution Car Kit connects to your factory stereo system so you can take calls from your Bluetooth phone through your car's speakers. The kit includes an electronic control unit, keypad, and separate microphone.
Note: This device does not stream audio over Bluetooth.
Vehicle Compatibility: The Evolution car kit is compatible with select vehicle factory systems. Installation requires a vehicle-specific adapter. To verify compatibility with your vehicle, please use the Crutchfield Car Selector.
Mobile Phone Compatibility: The Evolution is compatible with most Bluetooth mobile phones on the market including the Apple iPhone. The kit allows you to register up to three different mobile phones. Please visit the following website for specific Bluetooth mobile phone compatibility listings: http://www.parrot.com/usa/compatibility.
Note: Because the Evolution does not feature phonebook sync and the iPhone does not support Object Push or Voice Recognition, the Evolution will work as a speakerphone only when used with the iPhone.
Microphone: The microphone features echo cancellation technology and background noise reduction, allowing conversations to remain clear despite noise in the vehicle.
Keypad: The keypad includes the Answer and Hang Up buttons, and the central button, which allows you to adjust the call volume and access the kit's menu system.
Voice Recognition: Thanks to the voice recognition feature, you can say a name and the Evolution will automatically dial the person's number. You can store up to 150 names in memory.
Note: This function is only available on certain phones.
TextFriendly: A new feature called TextFriendly is available for the CK3000 Evolution through a firmware update. It allows you to receive and answer texts and emails via voice. After a 6-month free trial period for new Parrot customers (or a 3-month free trial period for existing Parrot customers) a monthly fee is required to subscribe to TextFriendly.
Magic Words: Magic words are keywords used to accept an incoming call or end a call, as well as activate the voice recognition feature without taking your hands off the wheel.
Optional Speaker: The optional CK-70003S speaker kit allows you to enjoy hands-free convenience, without having to splice into your car's speaker wiring harness. The speaker has a proprietary rectangular 8-pin (2 pins present) connector that plugs into the supplied wiring.
Optional Adapters Available: An optional, vehicle-specific T-harness adapter may be available to simplify the installation of the Evolution car kit in your vehicle. The adapter plugs into this unit's power and mute cables, and it interfaces with your vehicle's factory wiring. Please, enter your vehicle in the "Outfit My Car" online vehicle selector to see if a T-harness is available for your vehicle.
Installation Location: The electronic control unit mounts under your vehicle's dash and the keypad is mounted to the dash surface. The supplied hardware allow you to mount the microphone on a vent, visor, or on the dash.
Power Cable: The power cable has a 4-pin Molex plug on one end that connects to the electronic control unit. The other end of the power cable has a 9" T-section, which plugs into the optional adapter and interfaces with the factory system.
Mute Cable: One end of the mute cable has a 10-pin Molex plug that connects to the electronic control unit and a 4-pin Molex plug that connects to the supplied keypad. The other end of the mute cable has an 8-pin rectangular male connector and 8-pin rectangular female connector that plug into the optional adapter and interface with the factory system.
Right Side of Electronic Control Unit:
- Power Cable: 4-pin jack for use with the supplied power cable
- Mute Cable: 10-pin jack for use with the supplied mute cable
- Microphone: minijack for use with the supplied microphone
Electronic Control Unit: W=6.054", H=1.181", D=2.265"
Keypad: W=1.967", H=1.887", D=0.998"
Microphone: W=0.551", H=0.552", D=1.091"
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