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Mar 27, 12:08pm - #136501 
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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Mar 27, 12:09pm - #136502 
they look ugly...go with pioneer


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Mar 27, 12:10pm - #136503 
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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Mar 27, 12:13pm - #136504 
sony suck, get alpine.


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Mar 27, 12:13pm - #136505 
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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Mar 27, 12:41pm - #136507 
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bought that one. same as the 2nd link but in all blue display.

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Mar 27, 12:43pm - #136508 
it looks cheap...


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Mar 27, 12:54pm - #136509 
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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Mar 27, 12:56pm - #136510 
well whatever you like.


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Mar 27, 1:04pm - #136511 
sony= awesome video equipment...bad sound equipment.

Should have gone with a pioneer or alpine

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Mar 27, 1:59pm - #136512 
^^ he's right.. thumbsup

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Mar 27, 2:05pm - #136513 
go w/ pioneer!! thumbsup

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Mar 27, 6:40pm - #136514 
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 that was in my mustang with 8 gauge power wire and an outdated deck.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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Mar 27, 8:39pm - #136515 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
sony suck, get alpine.

EXACTLY!!!!

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Mar 27, 8:40pm - #136516 
2nd one/

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Mar 27, 10:45pm - #136517 
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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Mar 27, 10:59pm - #136518 
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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Mar 27, 11:05pm - #136519 
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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Mar 27, 11:17pm - #136520 
2nd one

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Mar 27, 11:35pm - #136521 
sony are garbage cd players and subs,everything else is good


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Mar 27, 11:39pm - #136522 
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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Mar 28, 12:47am - #136523 
it has three 4-volt pre-outs

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Mar 28, 1:28am - #136524 
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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Mar 28, 1:42am - #136525 
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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Mar 28, 2:16am - #136526 
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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Mar 28, 1:04pm - #136527 
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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Mar 28, 1:23pm - #136528 
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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Mar 28, 1:28pm - #136529 
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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Mar 28, 4:32pm - #136530 
Sony can't do car audio... I would have gone with an Alpine, Kenwood or Pioneer deck.


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Mar 28, 4:34pm - #136531 
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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