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  1. Replace existing car stereo with a bluetooth receiver amplifier

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hi there, I have an 2002 Land Rover Defender that I'm currently restoring and I've been wondering if it would be possible to replace the existing stereo with some kind of bluetooth receiver amplifier. I never listen to radio and the perfect solution for me would be just a simple hidden Bluetooth...
  2. Hi

    New Member Introduction
    Hi everyone, I'm new to custom audio setups, but I have a very basic understanding of electronics. I've made a few electronics projects, but not much with audio systems. Currently I'm working on turning my Alpine Car headunit into a portable home sound system. I have 2 head units, CDA-9807...
  3. Bluetooth APTX HD

    Car Pc & Tablet Installation Forum
    I am testing the new APTX HD protocol with my Samsung tablet. It promise to delivery streming audio in 48kHz/24 bit. Technically better than CD. Let's talk about it, could be a good wireless alternative. Someone with experiences out there?
  4. WTB: Pioneer CD-BTB200 Bluetooth Adaptor (P99RS)

    Car Audio Classifieds
    Product Brand & Model: WTB: Pioneer CD-BTB200 Bluetooth Adaptor Condition of all items: Let me know Total Price: You tell me. Shipping Terms: Included Pictures: See attached. Additional info:I am looking for a Pioneer CD-BTB200 that works with the P99rs. Let me know what you have and give...
  5. Fade Distortion

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hi Everyone, I am new to the forum. I have an issue with my head unit, Pioneer AVH-280BT, in that when the sound is faded to the front or back it distorts the speakers. There is no issue with the balance left or right. The distortion increases with an increased level of fade and volume, and...
  6. Double din with bluetooth auto-play

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hi everyone! I just picked up a new car and need to update my audio. I can't figure out how to google this information about any headunit, let alone all of them. My previous ride, I ended up going with a cheapo pioneer MVH-X380BT (can't post the amazon link cause I'm a new user), specifically...
  7. How does Digital to Analog (DAC) process works when stream music through BT reciever?

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    The thing is that I'm running an old shcool Alpine 9815, and I love it... but I really miss the bluetooth streaming feature. (Not for calls, just music). By the way, I haven't changed my HU yet because all the units I have seen (with similar sound features than my Alpine) can stream music...
  8. Connect Alpine F1 Status (DVI-9990) with bluetooth

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Hello guys, I want to connect the HU / player Alpine F1 Status DVI-9990 with a bluetooth device. I intend to answer the phone through the car stereo. I got the KCI-500B decoder (which converts IONBUS interface in Ai-Net). However i've been looking alfum product / bluetooth Alpine component...
  9. Replace cradle with bluetooth

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Please forgive the very Newbie type question but wondered if the following is possible. My son has just brought a car with a wired in phone cradle for a nokia 6310 (yes that old.....). He would like to switch the cradle out and use the wiring controls on a bluetooth solution which he can pair...
  10. Audison Goodies/ Alpine headunit

    Car Audio Classifieds
    Product Brand & Model: 1: SOLD Audison Voce AV5.1k 2: Audison Bit In 3: Audison Voce AV 6.5 4: Audison Voce AV 1.1 5: Audison Bit Ten D 6: SOLD Alpine CDA 117, KCE-400BT, KTP-445A package deal Condition of all items: 1: Used- Cosmetic=9/10 Function=10/10 2: Used- Cosmetic=9/10...
  11. Pioneer DEH-80PRS how to disable bluetooth

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Hi all I just set up my Pioneer DEH-80PRS and I would like to know if there is anyway to disable the Bluetooth completely. I am not talking about Visibility=Off as, as far as I know it does not disable BT. In this case the device just does not publish its name. Even if there is a way to...
  12. Alpine INA-W910 bluetooth menu?

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hello all. Figured I would start with an easy question... I just had an Alpine INA-W910 installed (yea, normally I do this myself but it was for the wife) Works great, BUT there is no bluetooth! My wife has an iphone 4S and it does not even SEE the head unit. I am aware of the setup...
  13. Mazda CX7

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    I have a basic 2011 CX7 (no Bluetooth) what can I do to improve the sound quality using the OEM head unit with minimum installation. I was reading about the JBL MS2, any comments? any other ideas? Also, would like to be able to add Bluetooth capabilities, I have see some kits from china that...
  14. Bluetooth 4.0, Apt-x, and the latest gen smartphones: no more hard wires?

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    I've been a big fan of Bluetooth since its initial launch, but it's always been a mediocre performer. Between compression technologies yielding low bitrates and poor marketing, bluetooth seems like it's only ever been a solution for convenience and not performance (and it's no wonder there's not...
  15. FS: Full Alpine setup flawless

    Car Audio Classifieds
    1. IVA-W505 2. PXA-H100 3. NVE-P1 4. TR7 bypass 5. KCE-300BT Condition of all items: everything 100% working no scratches flawless. When installed (brand new) i had about 20k on the car and now i have 32k. This just shows you how little it was used. Car was garaged the entire time so it...
  16. Pioneer AVH-P8400BH in 2007 Ram 1500 - Can't hear phone calls

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Hello all. I just did my first self install of a Pioneer AVH-P8400BH into a 2007 Dodge Ram 1500 Megacab with with Infinity sound system and factory Nav unit. I've got everything to work as it should, but for the life of me I cannot get the phone call audio to play on my speakers. I have an...
  17. Alpine KCE-400BT Bluetooth Unit and CDA-9857 Head Unit Problems

    General Car Audio Discussion
    So I recently installed my CDA - 9857 HEAD UNIT in my 99 Accord and it works great. I also recently got the kce - 400bt and installed it as well. My problem: it won't connect to my phone. It won't pair. And it also overtakes my hu display with the word INTERRUPT and it won't clear unless I turn...
  18. Best HU for quality Bluetooth handsfree?

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hey Everyone It's been a long time since I've researched my car audio so I'm out of the loop with current standards and technology. I'm looking to upgrade the wife's factory radio in her '08 Nissan Dualis. Originally, she wanted a Parrot bluetooth handsfree unit, but after some initial...
  19. Which touch-screen double-din Bluetooth A2DP HU?

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    I need some advice, I'm wanting to upgrade the Bose "Premium" Audio system in my '03 RSX-S. Seems I'm not using CDs and cassettes like I used to. I have an Ipod Nano and an Android phone which I use for Smart playlists and Internet Radio/Pandora/Navigation respectively. Initially I was sold...
  20. BOSS HU poor bluetooth

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Hi. I have a BOSS BV9562B unit self-installed in Lexus IS300. Bluetooth mic is located on HU driver side. When I make calls thru HU people say that there are to much background noise even with windows closed and car parked. Does anyone hav any ideas why?