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HELP which head unit for what i need?

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by schiz94, Jun 13, 2010.

  1. Jun 13, 2010 at 8:11 PM
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    OK FINAL verdict. what head unit should i get between alpine and pioneer brands? i want ipod controls. i want an aux for my droid, and it needs to work with iphone 4. i wanna be able to add speakers and subs and stuff like that later. what should i get off crutchfield for around 200?
     
  2. Jun 13, 2010 at 8:19 PM
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  3. Jun 13, 2010 at 8:53 PM
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    Me myslef i hate pioneer! Alpine or sont buddy! just get something with a ipod and usb port!
     
  5. Jun 13, 2010 at 8:56 PM
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    why do you hate pioneer?
     
  6. Jun 13, 2010 at 9:02 PM
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    Dont like the look of the head unit and i feel the sound is just not as good! Plus i like the colors that sony is using and they have better controls! also most of the new sony stuff comes with bluetooth that eather has a mic that you can mount by you in the a piller or one in the head unit and the talking plays in the truck speacker cool shit! and its clear as hell!
     
  7. Jun 13, 2010 at 9:25 PM
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    Ya but get the upgrade! he got the cheap one get the unit with the better display and the flash drive on the front! You should keep your droid!
     
  9. Jun 13, 2010 at 9:37 PM
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    pay 140 bucks more so that i can see my contacts. i think not haha. i will stick with the lower end bluetooth one.
     
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    Dude that guy was playing some gay ass music! O and he looks like his neck is eating his head haha~
     
  11. Jun 13, 2010 at 9:39 PM
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    dude. i fucking live in the pac nw.i know frys is hellla the shit but there arent any near where i live
     
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    I'm not a huge fan of Sony's HUs, but that looks like a pretty good unit. I just like the control schemes of Alpine/Pineer/Kenwood better... That one we were talking about or even that one if you REALLY need to play music through your bluetooth :rolleyes: I thought that's what we buy ipods for?
     
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    haha but it would be nicer to be able to expand. plus i remembered my dad had an old sony in his old civic. and the cd player lasted longer than the car did
     
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    I know alot of people with sony and it is just as good as alpine but you dont have to pay so dam much for just the name! My girl had a sony in her last car and that shit was lound made the stock speaker sound so much better!
     
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    I'm sorry, but from personal experience, all of Sony's products are garbage except for their Trinitron T.V.s, 3CCD cameras, and SOME of their laptops.

    I've personally had a Sony head unit. It was the first one I ever got. Moving over to Alpine and Pioneer was a smart move. The controls and menu systems are much easier in the Alpines and Pioneers. If you are going to be using your Android phone, 90% of head units now come with a 3.5mm jack either on the front or rear. I am not going to be 100% sure with the iPhone OS 4 though. It should work as of now. Bluetooth audio streaming currently sucks and is not much better than listening to your MP3 player through an FM transmitter.

    Spend $209 on an Alpine and you will be happy.

    http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Alpine+-+50W+x+4+Apple%26%23174;+iPod%26%23174;/Satellite+Radio/HD+Radio-Ready+In-Dash+CD+Deck/9215413.p?skuId=9215413&id=1218060486350
     
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    Link fail i like alpine to but i have not seen them for that price!:eek:
     
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    i love how easy the alpines are to operate. everything is right there for you, with the alpines you have to do searching for what you need
     
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    ok now im thinking screw bluetooth and get an alpine cda 105 and call it a day. looks simple. has both features. and i can get it on crutchfield
     
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