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Pilot USA BluLink Cell Phone to Aviation Headset Adapter

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BluLink enables you to use your Bluetooth cell phone and any music source wirelessly in the cockpit. You can use your existing general aviation, helicopter or BOSE panel mount aviation headset with BluLink. No more tucking your cell phone under your headset or using cell phone adapters with various cords and additional adapters. The BluLink will work with any cell phone with Bluetooth.

The BluLink is great for filing a flight plan, checking weather, calling for fuel, getting a clearance at an uncontrolled field, calling for a taxi.

Just use a mobile phone with music streaming capability or add a Bluetooth dongle to your portable music player. Make sure the Bluetooth enabled phone or adapter has Bluetooth
A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) and Bluetooth AVRCP (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile). These Bluetooth technologies allow the device to work with BluLink.

Battery life:  Approximately 15-20 hours
Battery type:  2 AA alkaline batteries
Standby time:  Over 100 hours
Weight:  4.2 oz. (including batteries)
Bluetooth Profiles:  Handsfree, Headsets, A2DP, AVRCP
Bluetooth Specifications BT 2.0+EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
 

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Pilot USA BluLink Cell Phone to Aviation Headset Adapter

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Pilot USA BluLink Cell Phone to Aviation Headset Adapter Overview:

BluLink enables you to use your Bluetooth cell phone and any music source wirelessly in the cockpit. You can use your existing general aviation, helicopter or BOSE panel mount aviation headset with BluLink. No more tucking your cell phone under your headset or using cell phone adapters with various cords and additional adapters. The BluLink will work with any cell phone with Bluetooth.

The BluLink is great for filing a flight plan, checking weather, calling for fuel, getting a clearance at an uncontrolled field, calling for a taxi.

Just use a mobile phone with music streaming capability or add a Bluetooth dongle to your portable music player. Make sure the Bluetooth enabled phone or adapter has Bluetooth
A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) and Bluetooth AVRCP (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile). These Bluetooth technologies allow the device to work with BluLink.

Battery life:  Approximately 15-20 hours
Battery type:  2 AA alkaline batteries
Standby time:  Over 100 hours
Weight:  4.2 oz. (including batteries)
Bluetooth Profiles:  Handsfree, Headsets, A2DP, AVRCP
Bluetooth Specifications BT 2.0+EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
 

 

29 CUSTOMER REVIEWS

  • Pilot USA BluLink Cell Phone to Aviation Headset Adapter

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Works as advertised - volume sufficient but not more

  • By Chris from Boulder CO USA on Sunday, July 15, 2018
  • Pros: worked as advertised out of the box.
  • Review: I use this in a Robinson R22 helicopter with David Clark H10-13H headset and Motorola MotoG 3rd Gen phone. Setup and pairing went smoothly. Sound quality is fine considering the environment. NOTE: muting during radio traffic applies only to music - not phone conversation. Muting of music is complete when phone call occurs, but incomplete with radio traffic (seems about 15-20 dB down - still audible). In this model muting is switched on and off with the phone button (no physical switch) - no way to tell if it's active except by playing some music. According to the mfg. the setting sticks until batteries are changed. Bluetooth requires manual re-connection each time it powers up (why? - my car connects automatically). Volume is adequate but not more. I use it with headphones at max volume and phone at max volume. As others have noted, the cables are long and produce a lot of clutter. The ring indicator for an incoming call is pretty faint - I'll miss it if I'm distracted.

Good Product, sound quality lacking

  • By A Customer from Woodridge IL USA on Friday, July 07, 2017
  • Pros: Easy Use
  • Review: We use Sennheiser good quality NR headsets. The BlueLink works as advertised,easy setup. Sound quality is not what I had hoped for with the money spent.

This product works as advertised and I'd buy it again.

  • By Cessna 182 Pilot from Corona Airport, California on Monday, April 10, 2017
  • Pros: Works very well with my iPhone 7a, just remember to turn the radio volume down when using it. When the BluLink is off the normal communication, radio and intercom, work perfectly through the BluLink with no distortion.
  • Review: I use it only to contact ATC to pick up my IFR CLEARENCE from non towered airports. The sound is very clear and I haven't had any complaints from the other end. Since I only use the BlueLink on the ground I haven't found it to be combersome, to use, at all. In flight that might be a different story.

It'works only with iphone

  • By Arseniy from Moscow Moscow Russia on Thursday, January 23, 2014
  • Pros:
  • Review: It's good but really works with iPhone only :(
    And with iPhone sometimes it is still difficult to answer the phone by pressing the button...

Does what it claims, but it can't spin gold out of straw

  • By East Tex Steve from Carthage TX USA on Friday, December 27, 2013
  • Pros: Does what it says, excellent TX/RX phone sound
  • Review: Mine works great. But, I only use it as a cell phone interface. I fly a late model Cessna 172R, and use the BluLink with a variety of headphones and a Motorola Razr. Everyone who calls me while I'm using it says the quality of sound is great. However, like others have pointed out, cell phone service tends to fade away once you hit 2,500 ft AGL and higher. That's not the fault of the BluLink though. I set my cell phone where it can "look" out of a side window. That seems to help sometimes. Though, I'm usually flying too high to get cell service, it comes in handy because I travel a lot, and I can now call when I reach 2,500 ft on decent and tell my ride I'm X minutes away. I only have two squawks. My phone uses the Google contact list to make phone calls, and when I issue a voice command to "call Joe Smith" it won't just do it unless I respond to a query on the phone screen first. But, I can tell it to "dial xxx-xxx-xxxx" or "redial" and it jumps right to it. And, the odd shape makes it hard to mount or place in the cockpit. All in all, it's worth the bucks to me. Utilizing your headset to talk on the cell phone is the way to go.

Works perfectly. Ready to buy another!

  • By Peter from Bend, Oregon on Saturday, October 19, 2013
  • Pros: Bluetooth!
  • Review: I purchased the BluLink to use primarily for cell phone calls as I often fly at uncontrolled airports. I also wanted to be able to listen to music from time to time on longer flights. The blulink allowed both phone and music to be streamed to my headset and the audio quality is fantastic. I also like the fact that when I have passengers I can pass on the blulink to any of them to use with the other headsets in my aircraft. We have now tried the blulink with my Bose, a Clarity Aloft headset my wife uses, and the 2 older David Clark's I have in the backseats. It works very well with all of them and makes our flights much more enjoyable. Now it's time to buy another so I don't have to give mine up to my wife all the time!

very flakey product, hostile cust svc from mfg

  • By Brian Meyette from Cornish, NH on Monday, October 14, 2013
  • Pros: nice to have music, on the rare occasions when it works
  • Review: The Pilot BluLink does not work as advertised.

    At best, it is very finicky about what headphones, aircraft, and radios it will work with. In extensive testing with multiple copies of this product, I found that, in a majority of combinations of headphones, radios , and aircraft, it did not work at all.

    The customer service attitude of the manufacturer, Pilot Communications USA, is quite belligerent.  See my detailed review at www.meyette.us/BluLink.htm

    Response from BluLink Manufacturer
    As with all of our products, the BluLink adapter has a 30 day money back guarantee. It also comes with a 1 year warranty covering the product from any manufacturer defects. We do not recommend waiting over a year to report any problems as this customer decided to do. To view some reviews from a reputable source such as The Aviation Consumer, please visit www.pilotblulink.com/Reviews.html

Works as advertised - volume sufficient but not more

  • By Chris from Boulder CO USA on Sunday, July 15, 2018
  • Pros: worked as advertised out of the box.
  • Cons: price, clutter, need to re-connect manually at powerup; ring indicator is faint
  • Review: I use this in a Robinson R22 helicopter with David Clark H10-13H headset and Motorola MotoG 3rd Gen phone. Setup and pairing went smoothly. Sound quality is fine considering the environment. NOTE: muting during radio traffic applies only to music - not phone conversation. Muting of music is complete when phone call occurs, but incomplete with radio traffic (seems about 15-20 dB down - still audible). In this model muting is switched on and off with the phone button (no physical switch) - no way to tell if it's active except by playing some music. According to the mfg. the setting sticks until batteries are changed. Bluetooth requires manual re-connection each time it powers up (why? - my car connects automatically). Volume is adequate but not more. I use it with headphones at max volume and phone at max volume. As others have noted, the cables are long and produce a lot of clutter. The ring indicator for an incoming call is pretty faint - I'll miss it if I'm distracted.
  • Was this review helpful to you? Yes No 2 Other people found this review helpful.

Good Product, sound quality lacking

  • By A Customer from Woodridge IL USA on Friday, July 07, 2017
  • Pros: Easy Use
  • Cons: Poor sound quality for music.
  • Review: We use Sennheiser good quality NR headsets. The BlueLink works as advertised,easy setup. Sound quality is not what I had hoped for with the money spent.
  • Was this review helpful to you? Yes No 2 Other people found this review helpful.

This product works as advertised and I'd buy it again.

  • By Cessna 182 Pilot from Corona Airport, California on Monday, April 10, 2017
  • Pros: Works very well with my iPhone 7a, just remember to turn the radio volume down when using it. When the BluLink is off the normal communication, radio and intercom, work perfectly through the BluLink with no distortion.
  • Cons: Finding a place to park it when not in use could be a problem.
  • Review: I use it only to contact ATC to pick up my IFR CLEARENCE from non towered airports. The sound is very clear and I haven't had any complaints from the other end. Since I only use the BlueLink on the ground I haven't found it to be combersome, to use, at all. In flight that might be a different story.
  • Was this review helpful to you? Yes No 0 Other people found this review helpful.

It'works only with iphone

  • By Arseniy from Moscow Moscow Russia on Thursday, January 23, 2014
  • Review: It's good but really works with iPhone only :(
    And with iPhone sometimes it is still difficult to answer the phone by pressing the button...
  • Was this review helpful to you? Yes No 4 Other people found this review helpful.

Does what it claims, but it can't spin gold out of straw

  • By East Tex Steve from Carthage TX USA on Friday, December 27, 2013
  • Pros: Does what it says, excellent TX/RX phone sound
  • Cons: Pricey, and the odd shape makes it hard to place in the cockpit
  • Review: Mine works great. But, I only use it as a cell phone interface. I fly a late model Cessna 172R, and use the BluLink with a variety of headphones and a Motorola Razr. Everyone who calls me while I'm using it says the quality of sound is great. However, like others have pointed out, cell phone service tends to fade away once you hit 2,500 ft AGL and higher. That's not the fault of the BluLink though. I set my cell phone where it can "look" out of a side window. That seems to help sometimes. Though, I'm usually flying too high to get cell service, it comes in handy because I travel a lot, and I can now call when I reach 2,500 ft on decent and tell my ride I'm X minutes away. I only have two squawks. My phone uses the Google contact list to make phone calls, and when I issue a voice command to "call Joe Smith" it won't just do it unless I respond to a query on the phone screen first. But, I can tell it to "dial xxx-xxx-xxxx" or "redial" and it jumps right to it. And, the odd shape makes it hard to mount or place in the cockpit. All in all, it's worth the bucks to me. Utilizing your headset to talk on the cell phone is the way to go.
  • Was this review helpful to you? Yes No 4 Other people found this review helpful.

Works perfectly. Ready to buy another!

  • By Peter from Bend, Oregon on Saturday, October 19, 2013
  • Pros: Bluetooth!
  • Cons: Wish it was less expensive so I could buy 4
  • Review: I purchased the BluLink to use primarily for cell phone calls as I often fly at uncontrolled airports. I also wanted to be able to listen to music from time to time on longer flights. The blulink allowed both phone and music to be streamed to my headset and the audio quality is fantastic. I also like the fact that when I have passengers I can pass on the blulink to any of them to use with the other headsets in my aircraft. We have now tried the blulink with my Bose, a Clarity Aloft headset my wife uses, and the 2 older David Clark's I have in the backseats. It works very well with all of them and makes our flights much more enjoyable. Now it's time to buy another so I don't have to give mine up to my wife all the time!
  • Was this review helpful to you? Yes No 0 Other people found this review helpful.

very flakey product, hostile cust svc from mfg

  • By Brian Meyette from Cornish, NH on Monday, October 14, 2013
  • Pros: nice to have music, on the rare occasions when it works
  • Cons: multiple units I tried have multiple problems
  • Review: The Pilot BluLink does not work as advertised.

    At best, it is very finicky about what headphones, aircraft, and radios it will work with. In extensive testing with multiple copies of this product, I found that, in a majority of combinations of headphones, radios , and aircraft, it did not work at all.

    The customer service attitude of the manufacturer, Pilot Communications USA, is quite belligerent.  See my detailed review at www.meyette.us/BluLink.htm

    Response from BluLink Manufacturer
    As with all of our products, the BluLink adapter has a 30 day money back guarantee. It also comes with a 1 year warranty covering the product from any manufacturer defects. We do not recommend waiting over a year to report any problems as this customer decided to do. To view some reviews from a reputable source such as The Aviation Consumer, please visit www.pilotblulink.com/Reviews.html
  • Was this review helpful to you? Yes No 8 Other people found this review helpful.

5 QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

  • Previously Asked Questions

  • Sunday, November 25, 2012

    Q: Will this unit work with my lightspeed xl15's and my iPad2 so I can get audio from my iPad2 with runway excursion warnings?

    A: Yes you can stream Music/Audio with BluLink from an iPad or any Bluetooth audio device.

  • Wednesday, October 13, 2010

    Q: I have a Bose X panel mounted with the six pin. Will I need to purchase any extra cable to use with Blulink? If so which one and how much is it? If not satisfied with this product can I return it for a full refund? Thanks

    A: When you are ordering this, you will want to select "Bose Panel Powered" under "Select Headset Type:" to make sure you get the right product.  Yes, we have a 30-day return policy.

  • Thursday, May 06, 2010

    Q: Yes I have a bose Aviation x headset (str cord) (AA battery powered) n T mobile G1 cell with Bluetooth... what model would you recommended?

    A: You would want to choose the Fixed Wing version.

  • Monday, April 12, 2010

    Q: Do you need extra cables for the Helicopter blulink, or is it included in the package?

    A: If you order the helicopter model, it will have everything you need to connect it to a standard helicopter headset with a single U-147/U plug.

  • Tuesday, March 23, 2010

    Q: Will the Pilot USA Blulink work with an iPhone 3GS?

    A: Absolutely, it will work with any phone that has a Bluetooth connection.

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