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Ebay Cheap No-name Stereo?

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by WV_Tacoma, Jul 23, 2009.

  1. Jul 23, 2009 at 11:00 AM
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    WV_Tacoma

    WV_Tacoma [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Not enough
  2. Jul 23, 2009 at 12:23 PM
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    Brunes

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    Anything that promises to do all that for 1/2 the price of reputable name brands...Ehh..that whole too good to be true thing.

    I'd be VERY weary of something like that unless you gat hands on a units before you buy...
     
  3. Jul 23, 2009 at 12:24 PM
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    Hootbro

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    They are a pig in a poke. I bought another "like one" and the motorized faceplate was just to big for the METRA install kit and interfered with closing. Also, the TOM TOM GPS software that was included was non-licensed counterfeit and TOM TOM will not help you if you wish to update the maps.

    Some of these Chinese so called "double din" are just a smidgen to large to be true double dins.

    I eventually recovered most of my upfront cost by selling back on Ebay, but I value my time and would have been well ahead of the game and money spent by buying a known quality unit.
     
  4. Jul 23, 2009 at 12:27 PM
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    stucksucksnayota

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    I bought something like this ( the China super cheap stuff) It worked good everything thing was there I had no complaints, got it hooked up and everything worked fine.

    But the only thing I hated was the display screen and all the options and everything were just so cheap looking. The display screen was all white with times new roman bold font that told you the time and track number.

    So I took it back and got my money back.

    Bottom line is its kinda 50 50 with that china stuff so you would probably be better off the spend the extra money and buy the real deal. But on the other hand thats $400 you could be spending on more china stuff haha

    Good Luck
     
  5. Jul 23, 2009 at 2:38 PM
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    Thats what I kind of thought..The display screen did look pretty cheesy....The price is just so damn cheap.....Had to think about it...Thanks for your input....
     
  6. Jul 29, 2009 at 4:25 PM
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    I bought a double din one of ebay before for 250 bucks had it in my cobra for 2 years with no problems. Only down side was it didnt have a aux. jack in the front.
     
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