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Mar 22, 10:21am - #423117 
What is better for system: Pioneer vs. Alpine...

Hi all,

I can get a deal (50% off) Pioneers and Alpines. I am looking at decks, 4 speakers, and a 4 channel amp. What is your opinion on which is better for sound quality and product quality.

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Mar 22, 10:35am - #423118 
Alpine's sound quality is unriveled in my opinion. i have the IVAD300R installed for the last 3 months and its amazing. BTW Alpines new elite range - called F1 i think is not actually made by alpine themselves - its made for them by someone else.

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Mar 22, 11:19am - #423119 
cool, thank you thumbsup anyone elses opinion? I have 1 for alpine, any for pioneer?

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Mar 22, 11:57am - #423120 
all i have is alpine in my car! i wouldnt go with anything else other then JL <--- but they are out of my price range


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Mar 22, 11:59am - #423121 
Alpine thumbsup Just take a look at my Audio/Video setup...


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Mar 22, 2:54pm - #423122 
pioneer sounds great thumbsup

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Mar 22, 3:55pm - #423123 
I've got Alpine in my car too. Between the two, I'd go with Alpine.

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Mar 22, 4:11pm - #423124 
He thumbsupre is my list: Alpine, JL, Infinity, Eclipse.


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Mar 22, 4:33pm - #423125 
cool, thanks! alpine speakers and amps...one last question, i really like the pioneer deck better than the alpine (the look of it)...will that cause any problem because of mix matching the deck from the speakers and amp?

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Mar 22, 4:46pm - #423126 
no it wont.


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Mar 22, 4:48pm - #423127 
Zero, thanks again! and thanks to the rest of you rice thumbsup

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Mar 23, 12:01pm - #423128 
50% any alpine amp? spineyes spineyes spineyes
i could have a field day at wherever your buying from grin


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Mar 23, 12:19pm - #423129 
I'm strictly pioneer thumbsup

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Mar 23, 1:09pm - #423130 
All i have in my car is alpine and infinity.. can't beat the sound


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Mar 23, 1:18pm - #423131 
between the two i would choose alpine but i do have a little pioneer in my cat also.

I have alpine deck - the best IMO

Focal componet speakers - best speakers i have ever had, but a little $. Way better than the pioneers i used to have.

Infinity subs - have no complaints, sound great.

a planet audio amp powering subs and a smaller pioneer amp powering front two focals.

I love all the parts i have so any of these IMO is good. But overall i would take alpine products over pioneer products.

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Mar 23, 3:26pm - #423132 
sweet thanks everyone! I thought a lot about what to get after all of you have given me your input and since I can get half off at Best Buy and the best htey have is Alpine and Pioneer, I think i will go with Alpine speakers and amp (waiting to get subs and another amp), but i love the look of one of the best pioneer they have a lot better than the best alpine they have so I think i will get that deck. My girlfriend has an Eclipse mono amp and has a jl audio sub in an enclosure so i might buy that cheap off of her later on too. Thanks so much, any more info anyone can come up with, feel free to share with me smile thanks so much!

PS I used to have a pioneer in my first car and i loved it but it was with stock speakers rolleyes Thanks again, i really appreciate it grin

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Mar 23, 3:53pm - #423133 
i'd definitely say alpine over pioneer

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Mar 24, 12:24am - #423134 
hey man gotta go with alpine and the deck are you talkin is it this one? http://www.onlinecarstereo.com/CarAudio/ProductDetail.aspx?ProductID=14534 if so and you can get it or if they can order it do it! very nice headunit!!! hope this helps Chad

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Mar 24, 1:34am - #423135 
im going all Eclipse. DSM baby! thumbsup spineyes


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Mar 24, 6:22am - #423136 
Alpine w/Infinity speakers! smokin


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Mar 24, 9:11am - #423137 
thanks and that link
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is the one i am going to get smile I love the look of it and i would go with JBL or infinity or other stuff but Best Buy here doesn't carry those anymore and only carry alpine and pioneer (best they have).Thanks! I love that head unit

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Mar 24, 10:47am - #423138 
JBL is a very decent product thumbsup


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Mar 25, 8:44am - #423139 
Pioneer HU and Infinity Speakers for me thumbsup

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Mar 25, 9:58am - #423140 
Here's mine...HaHa!

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Mar 25, 10:04am - #423141 
^^^ spineyes rofl rofl rofl

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Mar 25, 2:53pm - #423142 
rofl

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Mar 25, 3:14pm - #423143 
hhahaha. thats great, ive never seen that one before rofl rofl rofl


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Mar 25, 3:39pm - #423144 
Originally Posted by lpfan076
hhahaha. thats great, ive never seen that one before rofl rofl rofl


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Mar 25, 4:19pm - #423145 
I like Pioneer's decks more than Alpines, though Alpine has a lot of new ones with color change led's and stuff. I have never used Pioneer's or Alpines speakers/amps... I'm a JL fan myself but I guess I'd go with Alpine in your case and Pioneer for the deck.

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Mar 25, 4:54pm - #423146 
I've been using Alpine for 5 years. No problems thumbsup

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Mar 25, 6:44pm - #423147 
thank you thumbsup

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Mar 25, 6:53pm - #423148 
alpine thumbsup

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Mar 25, 11:15pm - #423149 
id take alpine over jbl. I got all jl audio speakers and 13"w7 and jl 1000by 1 and a panasonic in dash dvd, cd player. Will post picks when finished. See ya guys

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Mar 26, 12:51pm - #423150 
Both are really good. Alpine does better with car audio and Pioneer does better with home audio. happywink


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Mar 30, 9:55pm - #423151 
No the pioneer will overise all?! i like pioneers better because they were my first speakers i had ever gotten?! thumbsup I have hope for pioneer because they sound really good with the right setup.

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