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Dec 21, 4:16pm - #356063 
Headunit

What headunit(Cd Player) is better JVC, Boss, Pioneer?

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Dec 21, 4:31pm - #356064 
With head units you really want to research the digital to analog (what you hear)conversion. This is where most of the cd sound quality can be lost or utilized! It can make a huge difference.

All those brands are very good, but they will vary... I've always had great results from Alpine. Try to find a good salesman to explain the specks on each.

Best luck!

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Dec 21, 4:35pm - #356065 
pioneer, alpine, eclipse are best


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Dec 21, 4:47pm - #356066 
here's my head unit:

-it's a poineer with built in Equalizer and high/low frequency control.

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Dec 21, 5:00pm - #356067 
wow^^ thats a sweet head unit! My parents told me I can get a head unit and a stero system set-up for my celica and I dont even have it yet im getting it in middle of january to early febuary! grin So that makes me happy and good thing is im not even 16 yet so I have time to work on the car!

Also: I like this set up and I dont just want any little box with a sub in my trunk would this fit the trunk and what amp would I need to run off of this?
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=32823&item=5738604526

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Dec 21, 5:21pm - #356068 
Everyone says bad stuff about sony, but i've never had 1 problem with anything from them. If you know how to eq audio, go with a sony. thier nicer head units have 7 band eq's in them, and you can really fine tune your system with that. That's what i've got, and i could not be more satasfied(except with a flip out screen)

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Dec 21, 5:27pm - #356069 
anything with an equalizer is good


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Dec 21, 5:55pm - #356070 
Alpine CDA-9813

Features:

60W x 4 V-Drive- Amplifier
Bass Engine(R) Pro
6-Channel Digital Time Correction
6-Position HP/LP (24dB/Octave) Digital Crossover
5-Band Parametric EQ
Subwoofer Level Control with Phase Selector
3-way or 2-way electronic crossover with adjustable slope
MediaXpander-
XM Satellite Radio Ready
MP3/WMA/CD-R/RW Playback
CD Text and MP3/WMA Tag Information Display
Quick Search Function
CD Text, CD Text Display, CD Text Scroll
Versatile-Link- Ready
MaxTune SQ Tuner
BlackOut Display
Regulated 1Bit DAC
3 PreOuts (4 volt)
MM Driver (Hard Disc Drive) Ready
MobileHub- Ready
Swing Mechanism with Detachable Face
RUE-4187 Wireless Remote Control Included

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Dec 21, 5:56pm - #356071 
Picture didnt work so heres another one of it! Thats the one I decided to get for christmas!

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Dec 21, 9:13pm - #356072 
like your signature... digiblaph.com... cool stuff!

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Dec 21, 9:26pm - #356073 
Alpine 9833 or 9835~

if you want fancy...idk, sony or pioneer


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Dec 21, 10:34pm - #356074 
I just bought my girlfriend a Pioneer 3600 and it is pretty damn cool. It made her CR-V sound system A LOT better. The improvement was freaking huge. I would vouch for Pioneer.

I myself will be getting an Alpine tho, a lot of people speak highly on them.


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Dec 21, 11:50pm - #356075 
Originally Posted by Polykarb
here's my head unit:

-it's a poineer with built in Equalizer and high/low frequency control.


correction..that's a Panasonic in the picture..not pioneer..just want to point that out if you guy didn't already see it.. thumbsup

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Dec 22, 1:08am - #356076 
O and I used to have a JVC on my Focus ZX3, it was shit (bad type of shit).


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Dec 22, 6:33am - #356077 
Sony is trash..he might've had good luck but the majority of others have not.

Most experts recommend Alpine..though I've never used them.
I've owned 2 Pioneer HU's in previous cars and have loved both..never a skip.

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Dec 22, 7:07am - #356078 
i f i had to pick i would say pioneer-but off of those i like alpine better than them all


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Dec 22, 9:42am - #356079 
kenwood excelon... thumbsup

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Dec 22, 12:38pm - #356080 
eclipse (mine is cd3414)

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Dec 22, 1:00pm - #356081 
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Dec 22, 1:01pm - #356082 
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Dec 22, 1:13pm - #356083 
i've heard pioneer in my bros old tundra and it was a nice head unit..

i love my alpine though


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Dec 22, 1:24pm - #356084 
Awia all the way.

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Dec 22, 1:26pm - #356085 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
pioneer, alpine, eclipse are best


yuuuuup! thumbsup

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Dec 22, 4:31pm - #356086 
Originally Posted by Teknikal
Sony is trash..he might've had good luck but the majority of others have not.

Most experts recommend Alpine..though I've never used them.
I've owned 2 Pioneer HU's in previous cars and have loved both..never a skip.


Yea, see. I personally prefer sony and pioneer over alpine, I know people that have serious issues with alpine not ejecting cd's and other bull shit like that. But sony, I've personally installed 2 (one in my car and one in my sisters), and both work flawlessly. I've also got a sony 6 disc cd changer(great, no complaints) and a 760 watt sony explod amp, and again, no complaints The high pass filter on that also is great. Most of my friends have either sony or pioneer, and no one complains about sony. I know profesional audio engineers that prefer sony, but like i said, the 7 band eq on thier nice ones is amazing. I do, however plan on replacing it with a pioneer, but that's for the 7" flipout touch screen with 5.1 dolby digital sorround(hey, i'm an audio guy, have to have that kind of stuff) For speakers, yea sony is trash, but thier head units are great. Pioneer has some of the best sounding speakers too.

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Dec 22, 4:41pm - #356087 
here's mine
sony cdx-ca712x(i think, don't feel like checking now)-it's not the nicest, but I don't like mp3's(years of editing audio, i can tell the difference in quality) so I saw no reason to spend more for something that I won't ever use.
It's also last years model, thier newer stuff looks crapy and the flip out ones have more to go wrong with(that's probably were everyone hates sony's from)

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Dec 22, 10:57pm - #356088 
Pioneer Avic-N1 thumbsup

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Dec 22, 11:56pm - #356089 
I cant even believe you said Boss, that is one of the worst ever, period.

Also stick with Pioneer or Alpine stuff.

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Dec 22, 11:58pm - #356090 
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Dec 23, 5:33am - #356091 
I cannot even express how much I LOVE my Panasonic deck. Go look at my profile for the exact model and GET THAT ONE. thumbsup


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Dec 23, 10:00am - #356092 
Originally Posted by v4shj16
Awia all the way.

i hope your kidding wtf

i have an eclipse cd3434 i like it

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Dec 24, 2:51pm - #356093 
Here's my alpine one,

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Dec 24, 5:55pm - #356094 
Well this one has me sold so im going to get it!

Panasonic MXE CQ-C8400U CD MP3 WMA Player

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Dec 24, 6:01pm - #356095 
I have the JVC LH3100...its pretty sweet. You can make your own pictures and put them on mp3 cd's and they animate on the deck. It hasn't skipped or anything yet and the MP3's play perfect, i've had it about 6 months. I think the quality of sony, kenwood, alpine, pioneer and JVC are about the same. Then I think Eclipse is above them all.


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Dec 25, 2:40pm - #356096 
Originally Posted by Polykarb
here's my head unit:

-it's a poineer with built in Equalizer and high/low frequency control.


someones listening to the dj in the mix

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