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Need help finding right head unit

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by ILove2Drive, May 11, 2010.

  1. May 11, 2010 at 9:59 PM
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    ILove2Drive

    ILove2Drive [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys, I've been looking around trying to search a little but haven't found exactly what I'm lookin for so I figured it'd be easier just to ask. I'm lookin for a new head unit for my truck, the biggest thing to me is that it will work with my ipod really well and I can control the ipod from the HU. I don't need nav or bluetooth or anything like that, so I don't wanna pay all that extra to get a unit with features I don't need, I wouldn't mind it being touch screen but like I said as long as it can control the ipod good and I can hook the ipod up in glove box like I've seen done on here i'll be good to go. Thanks in advance guys (and gals) :D
     
  2. May 11, 2010 at 10:03 PM
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    The_Dude

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    Check out the Avic line from Pioneer. Might find something you'll like. Just looked it up myself and the most price friendly one isn't as price friendly as I remembered.
     
  3. May 11, 2010 at 10:03 PM
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    memario1214

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    Check out DNX 6960 from Kenwood
     
  5. May 12, 2010 at 2:39 AM
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    rhodehard09

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    i have a pioneer avh-p4100 dvd. its a double din touchscreen dvd player. it sounds great, is loud and clear and controls my ipod with an awesome on-screen display.
    i am very happy with it.
    around $400 on e-bay
     
  6. May 12, 2010 at 10:52 AM
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    sirsaechao

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    Double-din, single din? How much are you wanting to spend? Do you plan on future upgrades like adding an amp or two?
     
  7. May 12, 2010 at 10:59 AM
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    ILove2Drive

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    Thanks to all of you for the suggestions :). I really appreciate the help, +1 comin to everyone. I'm still open to any other suggestions anyone has.

    @sirsaechao: Double or single din either one is fine with me, if at all possible i'd like to spend under $200 but I know that's probably gonna be tough, and no I'll probably just leave the sound system stock.
     
  8. May 12, 2010 at 11:25 AM
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    I bought a Kenwood MP345u with Ipod controls & like it alot. It was only $105 with a $20 online coupon from crutchfield & came with the metra kit & wiring harness. Kenwood also makes a couple more higher end units under $175. Much better than stock & even I could install it lol :eek:
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  9. May 12, 2010 at 1:34 PM
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    i've got an Alpine....when i picked up a couple of years back, there were said to have the best ipod controls. don't know if that has changed. overall, the ipod controls are similar to the actual ipod, although the actual scrolling is faster on the ipod. i'm pleased. spent 2 bills on the HU
     
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  11. May 12, 2010 at 2:51 PM
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    ILove2Drive

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    what unit is it that you have?
     
  12. May 12, 2010 at 2:52 PM
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    ILove2Drive

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    Awesome! :D how well does it control the ipod? can you keep ipod in glovebox with this stereo?
     
  13. May 12, 2010 at 2:55 PM
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    Alpine ida-x200 (working off iPod in the pic, Newest model is the ida-305S)

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  14. May 12, 2010 at 5:49 PM
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    i've got a cda 9884. it's discountined now, but there current alpine's at that price point are close
     
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