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What do you think about this head unit for my car's stereo?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by jellyrole, Apr 9, 2010.

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What do you guys think?

  1. Get it.

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  2. Get something else.

    55.6%
  3. I still like pie!

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  1. jellyrole

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    Fitseries3 Eleet Hardware Junkie

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    i have an alpine unit that does everything.

    and a secret tip about alpine...

    all their XM units are unlocked so you dont have to pay for service.

    ;)
     
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    erocker Super Moderator Staff Member

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    For real?! That is awesome, I'm going to go look at Alpine's now. :toast:
     
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    Would you guys mind recommending something that's a double decker and has similar or better specs for around the same price? I want to get from Crutchfield btw.
     
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    bump
     
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    Corduroy_Jr New Member

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    haha never heard of it dude, and i know alot of cars, alpline is da shit, but there also is also of other head units that are also good
     
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    What kind of mustang?
     
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    There aren't really a lot of dual-din style stereos out there. It's not really worth the premium when units half their size are capable of doing as much, if not more. With that, a lot of single din models should more than adequately meet your needs -I have an alpine head unit in my car in the states that I don't ever drive, but it's a really nice system. I don't know about the xm trick that fitseries3 mentioned, but Alpine=awesome.

    As far as the one you gave the link to, it's not a bad unit, but a single din alpine at the same price probably has a better quality sound and additional features. I've had plenty of stereos that went into slots twice their size (like 90% of Japanese cars) and the extra slot consisted of an adapter that served as a CD holder, or I could keep my sunglasses inside it -or cigarettes if that's your thing.
     
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    if u need any info about car cd head units i am da man
     
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    BUCK NASTY F@H Mod & 4P Enthusiust Staff Member

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    Never been a fan of the Double Din head units, but you have to fill the void with something. I have been using Kenwood head units for 25+ years and have not a single regret. If your more of an audio purist, I would suggest looking into the Kenwood Excelon line. Are you going to power your speakers from the head unit or from Amps?

    Here is the unit for $234.00
     
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