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Wiring question

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by lm546, Mar 27, 2022.

  1. Mar 27, 2022 at 10:19 PM
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    lm546

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    I’m hoping someone can help me out with some wiring and what my options could be. I have been working on cars for years no, but was never one that put too much time into auto systems. I’m looking to modify the dash of my 1st gen, and I would like to install a big unit like: https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B08B5SW9RM?smid=AUKL07CLL1SI2
    Where I’m lost is that I installed new speakers and they are all powered from them am, so my current head unit has 4 channels. This new unit looks to only have the two channels. How could I make this work, or does anyone know of a 10” unit that would be compatible that I can modify the dash for? Thank you in advance. I hope I did not post something that has already been asked, I did some searching but did not exactly know how to describe my issue.
     
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  2. Mar 28, 2022 at 6:56 AM
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    ZMan2k2

    ZMan2k2 “Hold my beer and watch this!”

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    @lm546 Honestly, I’ve never heard of that brand, and this subforum is a lot of talk about Android HUs. I’d look for the main ones mentioned here, Joying, Aucar and Daisaita. They’re all similar, if not the same, but usually come with everything most people are looking for in a HU.
     
  3. Mar 28, 2022 at 7:10 PM
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    except good audio
     
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    Granted. But I’m working with what I’m given.
     
  5. Mar 29, 2022 at 4:22 AM
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    I’d just rather we not encourage the use of these shitty units at all. Also, mono? That’s ridiculous. Why someone would even consider a piece of shit for their car “home entertainment system” is beyond my comprehension.

    The one thing that every aftermarket radio needs to be, first and foremost, is a solid audio source.

    It’s not a TV, PC, or game console. It’s a stereo. All these morons loading up their cars with units of mass distraction need to calm their tits on all the bullshit and keep it focused on car audio. A good sounding unit with Carplay/Android Auto is all you need.

    Focus on the road.
     
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    :amen::thumbsup::fistbump::cheers::drunk::applause emoji:
     
  7. Mar 31, 2022 at 12:11 AM
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    Honestly, most of these Chinese Android units are feature rich but fragile produce low quality sound. A friend had a cheap unit like this and it lasted about a year...Now he's putting in a Sony.

    If you need help finding the right wiring, this database may help you:
    https://www.autoharnesshouse.com/mycar.html
     
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