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Best Double Din head unit

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by TonkaToyTaco, Nov 17, 2011.

  1. Nov 17, 2011 at 1:07 PM
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    TonkaToyTaco

    TonkaToyTaco [OP] Hope you can run faster than 965 FPS

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    Im currently looing at the pioneer 4300 Double din. Havent heard to much about it but what I have heard was good. I want some help and pics of your double din and how u like it. I dont really need a GPS in it but if it comes with it I wont cry. Here is what im looking for:

    7 inch monitor double din.
    MP3, DVD, and all that good stuff
    Able to connect it to my steering wheel controls
    Sat. radio being able to hook up to my stock antenna
    Ipod hook up (would like for that to be able to hok up to my AUX port)
    USB hook up if possible

    I want one that is reliable and just over all good quality. Price wise I wanna stay around $500-$700.. Post pics if your able to. Thanks guys
     
  2. Nov 17, 2011 at 1:08 PM
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    TonkaToyTaco

    TonkaToyTaco [OP] Hope you can run faster than 965 FPS

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    What model? the 4300?
     
  3. Nov 17, 2011 at 1:19 PM
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    hookedontronics

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    I highly recommend Alpine, you're going to pay a little more than a pioneer but your getting a much nicer unit as well. The one thing i have never liked about pioneers is that their user interface is not as friendly as the Alpine units, they also give you quite a few warning screen and make you wait which i do not like. I personally have a w505 (which meets all of your needs listed) and love it. Alpine has a couple newer units out now you might want to look into. You can probably pick up a used w505 for a really great price on ebay. The navigation is very good as well.

    run down on the Alpine IVA-W505

    7 inch monitor double din. Yes
    MP3, DVD, and all that good stuff Yes
    Able to connect it to my steering wheel controls Any unit can do this, you just need a Pac controller (about 60 bucks)
    Sat. radio being able to hook up to my stock antenna Any unit can do this as well, TSS-radio makes and adapter for this (about 60 bucks)
    Ipod hook up (would like for that to be able to hok up to my AUX port) Yes (will play ipod video as well and display all album art which i like. Also is very VERY user freidnly to scroll through or search for songs artists playlists whatever)
    USB hook up if possible Yes

    You'll need a NVE-P1 for the alpine nav, and this has bluetooth built in as well

    I'm an audio guy, check my build thread for pics and everything. The w505's strongpoint is the imprint sound processor, if you've ever heard one you'll never want to listen to anything else.
     
  4. Nov 17, 2011 at 1:34 PM
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    TonkaToyTaco

    TonkaToyTaco [OP] Hope you can run faster than 965 FPS

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    That looks great. Would you be able and wiling to direct me in everything I need to get for it?
     
  5. Nov 17, 2011 at 6:34 PM
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    TonkaToyTaco

    TonkaToyTaco [OP] Hope you can run faster than 965 FPS

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  6. Nov 17, 2011 at 9:32 PM
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    what the preout volts on those? Pioneer has one of the best tuning systems
     
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