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TRDOTC Mar 22, 9:21am - #423117 

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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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Marlyman Mar 22, 9:35am - #423118 

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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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TRDOTC Mar 22, 10:19am - #423119 

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cool, thank you thumbsup anyone elses opinion? I have 1 for alpine, any for pioneer?
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bmw52786 Mar 22, 10:57am - #423120 

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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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Stun Mar 22, 10:59am - #423121 

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Alpine thumbsup Just take a look at my Audio/Video setup...

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dansgts Mar 22, 1:54pm - #423122 

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pioneer sounds great thumbsup
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chrissi24 Mar 22, 2:55pm - #423123 
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I've got Alpine in my car too. Between the two, I'd go with Alpine.
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Zero Mar 22, 3:11pm - #423124 

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He thumbsupre is my list: Alpine, JL, Infinity, Eclipse.

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TRDOTC Mar 22, 3:33pm - #423125 

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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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Zero Mar 22, 3:46pm - #423126 

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no it wont.

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TRDOTC Mar 22, 3:48pm - #423127 

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Zero, thanks again! and thanks to the rest of you rice thumbsup
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lpfan076 Mar 23, 11:01am - #423128 

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50% any alpine amp? spineyes spineyes spineyes
i could have a field day at wherever your buying from grin

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CelicaRyder Mar 23, 11:19am - #423129 

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I'm strictly pioneer thumbsup
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JettaMan Mar 23, 12:09pm - #423130 

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All i have in my car is alpine and infinity.. can't beat the sound

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GTS02 Mar 23, 12:18pm - #423131 

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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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TRDOTC Mar 23, 2:26pm - #423132 

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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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Celica2k Mar 23, 2:53pm - #423133 

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i'd definitely say alpine over pioneer
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unstopable Mar 23, 11:24pm - #423134 
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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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Zero Mar 24, 12:34am - #423135 

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im going all Eclipse. DSM baby! thumbsup spineyes

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zugzug12 Mar 24, 5:22am - #423136 

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Alpine w/Infinity speakers! smokin

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TRDOTC Mar 24, 8:11am - #423137 

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thanks and that link
(http://www.onlinecarstereo.com/CarAudio/ProductDetail.aspx?ProductID=14534)
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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Zero Mar 24, 9:47am - #423138 

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JBL is a very decent product thumbsup

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verano Mar 25, 7:44am - #423139 

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Pioneer HU and Infinity Speakers for me thumbsup
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zugzug12 Mar 25, 8:58am - #423140 

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Here's mine...HaHa!
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CelicaRyder Mar 25, 9:04am - #423141 

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^^^ spineyes rofl rofl rofl
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TRDOTC Mar 25, 1:53pm - #423142 

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lpfan076 Mar 25, 2:14pm - #423143 

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hhahaha. thats great, ive never seen that one before rofl rofl rofl

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Originally Posted by lpfan076
hhahaha. thats great, ive never seen that one before rofl rofl rofl


It's from an electronics installation school, I guess they were saying "Don't be this guy!" spineyes thumbsup

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Meryem13 Mar 25, 3:19pm - #423145 
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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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gtsbill01 Mar 25, 3:54pm - #423146 
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I've been using Alpine for 5 years. No problems thumbsup
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TRDOTC Mar 25, 5:44pm - #423147 

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thank you thumbsup
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veilside_gt Mar 25, 5:53pm - #423148 
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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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Sancho Mar 26, 11:51am - #423150 

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Both are really good. Alpine does better with car audio and Pioneer does better with home audio. happywink

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crystalalien87 Mar 30, 8:55pm - #423151 
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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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