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Sweet Deal on an Alpine 6.5" touchscreen Stereo

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by imsikotic, Jun 3, 2010.

  1. Jun 3, 2010 at 9:26 AM
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    imsikotic

    imsikotic [OP] If u cant stand behind our troops. Stand in front

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  2. Jun 3, 2010 at 10:02 AM
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    Nice looking out on the good deals Randy! Are you back yet? What the F@*K, lets hit some trails! That is a nice stereo for the price, especially if you dont get he bluetooth or Navi right away!:D
     
  3. Jun 3, 2010 at 10:37 AM
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    i have a w505 and it's the tits
    Alpine ftmfw
     
  4. Jun 3, 2010 at 10:56 AM
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    I was checking this HU out and noticed the preamp voltage is rated @ 2.0v instead of 4.0v like most high-end HU's... what difference would 2.0v vs. 4.0v make? I also noticed that there are no EQ adjustments!? I don't think I could live w/o the EQ. From what I understand you have to use Alpines "Imprint" which I've read mixed reviews on plus the "Imprint" is additional $'s...
     
  5. Jun 3, 2010 at 12:54 PM
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    i do not think the imprint is available on the 203, only the 505

    edit: imprint also gives you 4v pre-outs. (which isn't a big deal at all unless your building an audio competition car)
     
  6. Jun 3, 2010 at 3:14 PM
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    BigRedToy

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    Voltage is almost a gimmick because they only list the highest voltage output. Which means if you have all of the settings and volume turned all the way up. I have heard around .25v is all the amp really needs to function properly.
     
  7. Jun 4, 2010 at 5:32 AM
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    Thanks for the education guys... so basically with or with out, 4.0v preamp outs shouldn't be a deal breaker when choosing a HU.
     
  8. Jun 7, 2010 at 5:30 AM
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    I just ordered and installed the w203. It's my favorite mod yet. Very user friendly. I'm still running the stock speakers and a friend of mine thought I had a full system. I almost ordered the Nav from crutchfield too but I found a brand new one on ebay for $180 shipped. Total savings of $470 for a killer DVD w/nav setup. Pick up a TR7 bypass also and you're good to go.
     
  9. Jun 7, 2010 at 5:38 AM
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    AndrewFalk

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    I was going to order this until I saw that it didn't have USB input. :(
     
  10. Jun 7, 2010 at 8:23 AM
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    You can get a cord for 10 bucks that will allow a usb input
     
  11. Jun 13, 2010 at 8:10 AM
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    Does this Alpine allow complete control of an iPod touch?

    What is a TR7 bypass?

    What cord is the part number for the cord for USB input?

    Anything else, I need to buy for this Alpine?
     
  12. Jun 13, 2010 at 8:47 AM
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    clarion makes one you can get from crutchfield for 400 with nav built in already, full eq and usb inputs and whatnot
     
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