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SwiftCelGTS Mar 27, 7:08pm - #136501 

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got it narrowed down to two headunits... which one?

http://www.crutchfield.com/S-MVRaXMJOoFL...mp;i=158CDXMP70

or

http://www.crutchfield.com/S-MVRaXMJOoFL...&i=158F7700

i like the way the one opens up with the tray like a pc. but i like the display on the other one a little more. which one would you reccomend? does anyone have either of these?
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celicaTRDgts Mar 27, 7:09pm - #136502 

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they look ugly...go with pioneer

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SwiftCelGTS Mar 27, 7:10pm - #136503 

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Originally Posted by celicaTRDgts

they look ugly...go with pioneer
its gonna be one of those two. i had the same mp3 headunit in my cars for three years and it was great. thumbsup
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VSGTS14 Mar 27, 7:13pm - #136504 

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sony suck, get alpine.

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bmw52786 Mar 27, 7:13pm - #136505 

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id prolly get the second one, even though the numbers are pretty equal, so really its just what do you like better!

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SwiftCelGTS Mar 27, 7:41pm - #136507 

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bought that one. same as the 2nd link but in all blue display.
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celicaTRDgts Mar 27, 7:43pm - #136508 

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it looks cheap...

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SwiftCelGTS Mar 27, 7:54pm - #136509 

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Originally Posted by celicaTRDgts
it looks cheap...
i played around with it yesterday at bestbuy. sounds and looks real good, to me at least. wink

bought it on ebay for $196 cool
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VSGTS14 Mar 27, 7:56pm - #136510 

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well whatever you like.

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Warlord786 Mar 27, 8:04pm - #136511 
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sony= awesome video equipment...bad sound equipment.

Should have gone with a pioneer or alpine

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kimchiman201 Mar 27, 8:59pm - #136512 
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^^ he's right.. thumbsup
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se7enmodgt20 Mar 27, 9:05pm - #136513 
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go w/ pioneer!! thumbsup
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SwiftCelGTS Mar 28, 1:40am - #136514 

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have all of you who say sony sucks actually had sony equipment? i've got sony' black 1600 watt mono amplifier hooked up to two of the pentagon 12s and it bangs the hell outta them. that was in my mustang with 8 gauge power wire and an outdated deck. i will be up around 140 easily.
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Rocketman Mar 28, 3:39am - #136515 

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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
sony suck, get alpine.

EXACTLY!!!!
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MptGlw69 Mar 28, 3:40am - #136516 
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2nd one/
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celicafourotwo Mar 28, 5:45am - #136517 

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pioneer, alpine, kenwood. But def not Sony. i had one that play mp3 or used to, every time i put a disc in it skip while i'm driving down the road. not recom..not to diss Sony or anything. Just the way i see/experienced it. Good luck

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Mizery_Machine Mar 28, 5:59am - #136518 
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I have heard Sony sucks many times... Some of their older head units are good, still used in competitions.. but their newer models have lost the quality somewhere. But all that really matters is that you are happy. So in that case you should be set. thumbsup

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MptGlw69 Mar 28, 6:05am - #136519 
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This is the one I want to get. It's a little expensive there, but other places on the internet and Best Buy have it for about $259. CLICK HERE..
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Mad_Game Mar 28, 6:17am - #136520 
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Sik_Wit_It Mar 28, 6:35am - #136521 

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sony are garbage cd players and subs,everything else is good

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Eyger Mar 28, 6:39am - #136522 

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Sony headunits don't put out enough voltage in a sub/amp system. If you plan on getting subwoofers and amplifiers, get a head unit that has better voltage.

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SwiftCelGTS Mar 28, 7:47am - #136523 

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it has three 4-volt pre-outs
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cycocelica Mar 28, 8:28am - #136524 

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sonys stuff for cars is OK but everything else it makes is great! alpine or pioneer(like everyone else said) is best i think.
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Elec-FuYu Mar 28, 8:42am - #136525 
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Originally Posted by cycocelica
sonys stuff for cars is OK but everything else it makes is great! alpine or pioneer(like everyone else said) is best i think.

they are not OK...they simply SUCK!

why get sony...grrrrrrrrrrrr!? Alpine man!

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RevMonster Mar 28, 9:16am - #136526 

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I had Sony stuff in my Miata (deck, 6's in the doors, 6x9's in back)... the stuff all SUCKED. At the very least, you would think that it shouldn't distort if everything is from the same company and same product line. Well... it did. A lot.

If you really decided that you like the Sony decks, I'd get the second. The preouts are 4 volts instead of 2, which will help some with building a system. I'd really look into anything from Eclipse, Rockford, Pioneer, Kenwood...

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SwiftCelGTS Mar 28, 8:04pm - #136527 

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i have the 1600 watt sony amp, two sony 12s, and now the 2nd headunit i mentioned. in my mustang i set off car alarms a lot with 8 gauge power wire and a 3 yrd old deck. and it wasn't just loud, it was clear and precise.
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theretiredpimp Mar 28, 8:23pm - #136528 

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Originally Posted by MptGlw69
This is the one I want to get. It's a little expensive there, but other places on the internet and Best Buy have it for about $259. CLICK HERE..


I like the Kenwood. If you really want one of those two Sony units, then get the 2nd one. But I think you can find better looks and quality with Pioneer, Alpine, Kenwood, Eclipse, just not Sony.

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Rocketman Mar 28, 8:28pm - #136529 

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Originally Posted by sUpErSwIfTcEliCa
i have the 1600 watt sony amp, two sony 12s, and now the 2nd headunit i mentioned. in my mustang i set off car alarms a lot with 8 gauge power wire and a 3 yrd old deck. and it wasn't just loud, it was clear and precise.


Ok let me lay down the basics...

Your sony "1600 watt amp" is actually probably only 850 watts. Horrible S/N ratio and some of the "dirtiest power" ever. You wanna blow subs? Stick with sony!

Furthermore, your subs... Think about it long and hard and you will realize that a Hexagonal design is totally inferior to a round sub...

Oh, and i guarantee that you are not hitting above 135...
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GraSSRooTs Mar 28, 11:32pm - #136530 

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Sony can't do car audio... I would have gone with an Alpine, Kenwood or Pioneer deck.

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SwiftCelGTS Mar 28, 11:34pm - #136531 

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Originally Posted by Rocketman

Ok let me lay down the basics...

Your sony "1600 watt amp" is actually probably only 850 watts. Horrible S/N ratio and some of the "dirtiest power" ever. You wanna blow subs? Stick with sony!

Furthermore, your subs... Think about it long and hard and you will realize that a Hexagonal design is totally inferior to a round sub...

Oh, and i guarantee that you are not hitting above 135...


maybe not. but if my subs were going to blow up they would have by now. i had the older style sony 12s for over 2 years, then sold them and bought the newere ones which i still have. i've been running those for about a year now.
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