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best double din for the money

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by j1999t, Oct 11, 2009.

  1. Oct 11, 2009 at 11:56 AM
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    j1999t

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    im looking to buy a double din dvd/nav deck and i was wondering what you all thought would be a good one to buy for the money, through your own experiences
     
  2. Oct 11, 2009 at 12:12 PM
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    johnecon2001

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    Can't really answer this without knowing what features are important to you.
     
  3. Oct 11, 2009 at 12:17 PM
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    i found some real good deals on ebay. i got a dnx-6140 for pretty cheap (brand new). it is not the top of the line or anything but it sure is nice. it's got every option i could ever need. garmin gps, blue tooth, dvd,back up camera hook ups, ipod connection, also plays movies from ipod, and more.
     
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    If you're serious about going with a DDin, I would go with an Pioneer Avic-D3. The're a little dated but probably the best bang for your buck and there is a wealth of knowledge on Avic411. Just to give you an idea it is a DVD Multimedia AV Navigation Server. The Navigation works great, I use it all the time up here in Dallas with no problems and Pioneer updates the Nav disc every year, you can get them on ebay for $25. You can still retain the steering wheel controls using the PAC-SWI PS, all generation ipods work with it (ipod 5.5, nano, touch, etc.) of course you need to buy the ipod cord. You can hook up a rear camera, bluetooth, sirius satellite. Plays WMA, MP3, AAC, etc. You can control your subs, etc. There is a really great brake bypass DIY on AVIC411 so that you can control the NAV and watch DVDs while driving. You can also watch ipod video but only with the generation 5.5 ipods.

    But IMHO the best feature is the fact that you can change the 3 different background screens with your own pictures. There is a splash screen when it first boots up, there is the Nav background screen and then AV screen. So for example if you are listening to the radio, you could have a picture of your truck or whatever in the background. This makes it really cool because you can customize it however you like. And there is a whole bunch of stuff and DIY steps on AVIC411.

    So get an AVIC-D3 (probably can get one now for around $250-$350) and check out AVIC411 for all your install needs. Why pay someone else to do something you can all by yourself.

    Oh yeah I absolutely love this radio, it really looks great. (I used to have an Alpine CDA 9883).
     
  7. Oct 19, 2009 at 11:38 PM
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    Kenwood DDX512...under $300 on ebay with a TON of features.
     
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    17in fj cruiser wheels satoshi grille with devil horns emblem Single in double out 50 series flowmaster with stainless tips Kenwod ddx512 double din touch screen DVD reciver with a single Rockford fosgate 12 in sub with an alpine amp tinted tail and third break light silverstar head and fog lights k&n drop in Billy 5100's on all 4 corners with a 2"AAL
    That's what I got. It's alright .
     
  9. Oct 22, 2009 at 10:23 AM
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    What's AVIC411?
     
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