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Mercedes Benz Handsfree Bluetooth Car kit Viseeo Guide

For Mercedes Benz there are few Bluetooth handsfree car kit available in the market and choosing the appropriate product for your Mercedes Benz has never been easier. We have designed the below method that will help you to choose the right product based on the following option:

Product selection by :

All this is with the aim to make it easy for you to choose the best handsfree carkit for your Mercedes Benz.

SELECT BY CRADLE TYPE or CONNECTION (UHI or MHI):

Mercedes Benz with cradle compatible with Nokia 6150, 6210, 6310 or 6310i with curly cord.

Product recommended: Viseeo MBU 3000

This cradle is normally found in the dashboard or in the arm rest , below some pictures on how this cradle looks like. Please note there are other models of cradles available, like cradles for Nokia 6250 or Motorola phones, so make sure your car has the same cradle mentioned before or similar to the pictures below. Also make sure your cradle has a curly cord or wire that connects to your car (see pictures below) . If your car has a Nokia cradle without a curly cord you might notice the cradle can be removed and probably the best product for you is the MB-4 or the MB-3. When the Nokia cradle does not have a curly cord , this can be detached or removed. This type or cradles are called UHI or MHI cradles , because they are connected to the Mercedes Benz via the UHI or MHI connection. for more information check Select by connection information below. Please note The Viseeo MBU 3000 allow you to make and receive calls via Bluetooth from any mobile phone using your Mercedes Benz dash board and steering wheels buttons, this product does not play music from your phone.

Nokia cradle for nokia 6150 and 6210

Nokia cradle for nokia 6150 and 6210

Nokia cradle for nokia 6310 or 6310i

Nokia cradle for nokia 6310 or 6310i

Mercedes Benz with UHI or MHI connection (see pictures below)

Product recommended: ViseeO MB-4 and ViseeO MB-3

Mercedes Benz manufactured from 2004 onwards now come with the UHI or MHI interface, this type of interface is universal and originally was designed to accommodate different types of cradles for different mobile phones. Viseeo has created the Viseeo MB-4 and MB-3 that connects to the same interface and can pair via Bluetooth with any mobile phone device. The UHI interface is normally located in the arm rest box, so you have to open the lid and there it is , sometimes covered with a black plastic cap like the pictures below.

UHI or MHI interface

UHI or MHI interface (sometimes it has a plastic cap)

Some cars are sold with a Cradle already connected to the UHI, but the easiest way to find if your car has a UHI is checking if your cradle does not have a curly wire (cable) connected to the car. So if your car has already a Cradle and does not have a curly cable, simply remove the cradle pressing the top left button on the cradle and slice down. I will be making a video to show you how and put it on YouTube. Once the cradle has been removed then you will find the UHI connection where you can connect the MB-4 or the MB-3 very easily

Another frequent question is what is the What is the difference between the MB-4 and the MB-3. The main difference is the MB-3 allow you to play music from your phone to your FM car radio. That means the music travels via Bluetooth from the phone to the MB-3 and via FM Transmission from the MB-3 to the car radio. You need to select an FM Channel without much interference to have a clear sound. I use it every day to listen music and podcast and although the quality is not 100 crystal clear , it does a really good job. Also you can play music from applications like Pandora or Spottily and videos, sound from Navigation apps, etc.

You can control the volume from the Mercedes Benz steering wheel controls or the radio but to stop, play, forward and backward the songs The MB-3 comes with a hand wired music control that connect directly to the unit. Also the MB-3 comes with a iPod standard 32 pin connector so you can play music directly from iPod devices that don’t have Bluetooth. Finally comes with an standard audio jack so you can plug in any music device and play music to your car radio.

In addition to phone calls via Bluetooth, the MB-4 and MB-3 allow you to charge your phone, has a standard USB connection where you can plug your mobile phone cable directly. Remember MB-4 does not play music from your phone.

SELECT BY MODEL

Mercedes Benz Bluetooth Hands Free Car Kit Compatibility Chart

Car Model Year Connection or Radio Type Product
C-Class W202 1999 – 2000 Nokia 6150 / 6210 cradle with curly wire MBU 3000
C-Class W203 2001 – 2002 Nokia 6150 / 6210 cradle with curly wire MBU 3000
CLK-Class W208 1999 – 2002 Nokia 6150 / 6210 cradle with curly wire MBU 3000
E-Class W210 1999 – 2002 Nokia 6150 / 6210 cradle with curly wire MBU 3000
CL-Class W215 2001 – 2003 Nokia 6150 / 6210 cradle with curly wire MBU 3000
S-Class W220 2000 – 2003 Nokia 6150 / 6210 cradle with curly wire MBU 3000
ML-Class W163 2002 – 2003 Nokia 6150 / 6210 cradle with curly wire MBU 3000
C-Class W203 2003 – 2005 Nokia 6310 / 6310i cradle with curly wire MBU 3000
CLK Class W208 2003 – 2003 Nokia 6310 / 6310i cradle with curly wire MBU 3000
CLK Class W209 2003 – 2005 Nokia 6310 / 6310i cradle with curly wire MBU 3000
E Class W211 2003 – 2005 Nokia 6310 / 6310i cradle with curly wire MBU 3000
CL Class W215 2003 – 2005 Nokia 6310 / 6310i cradle with curly wire MBU 3000
S Class W220 2003 – 2005 Nokia 6310 / 6310i cradle with curly wire MBU 3000
SL Class R230 2003 – 2005 Nokia 6310 / 6310i cradle with curly wire MBU 3000
G Class W463 2003 – 2005 Nokia 6310 / 6310i cradle with curly wire MBU 3000
M Class W163 2003 – 2005 Nokia 6310 / 6310i cradle with curly wire MBU 3000
All Models 2004 – UHI or MHI Interface (Connection) MB-4 or MB-3

 

SELECT BY MANUFACTURING YEAR

Mercedes Benz Manufactured from 1999 to 2005

Products recommended: for Mercedes Benz equiped with a Nokia cradle compatible with Nokia 6150, 6210, 6310 and 6310i with curly wire – we recommend the Viseeo MBU 3000.

Mercedes Benz manufactured from 2004

Product recomended: for Merecedes Benz with UHI Connection we recommend the Viseeo MB-4 or Viseeo MB-3