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  1. Best sound resolution from an iPad to a HU via USB? Can you do 24/96?

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hello People, What's the best quality of music you could get out of an iPad? I managed to get 24/96 Apple Loos-less files onto an iPad (Using copytrans, iTunes won't let you copy more than 24/48 - but does recognize the 24/96 files once you've got them on the device). I plug my iPad to the...
  2. Brand New Build 2006 Subaru Forester

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Evening everyone, I am attempting to figure out all the different components for my vehicle I need to buy (obvious). My goal is SQ above any other concern except cost. I expect to spend at least 2k and possibly up to 3k. (all installation will be done by myself and an ex-coworker who's second...
  3. Nakamichi CD-500

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    Product Brand & Model: Nakamichi CD-500 Condition of all items: Mint Total Price: $400 Shipping Terms: Free to USA and Canada Pictures: see below Additional info: Payment by PayPal only ** DO NOT DELETE ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE OR THREAD WILL BE DELETED **...
  4. FS: Pioneer AVIC-D3 Head Unit

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    Product Brand & Model: Pioneer AVIC-D3 Condition of all items: Used and in good condition. It is currently installed in one of my cars. All connections and CDs are still in the box. Total Price: : $375 shipped Or Best Offer Paypal or Cash Shipping Terms: : Included Local pickup or...
  5. Pioneer, Alpine.... Best sound quality head units?

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hi, I'm looking for a new head unit. Im looking for a single din. I am looking for the best sound quality units. I see that pioneer has the DEQ-P99 for $1200. McIntosh units have jacked up in price since they are not making these units anymore so I'm mot interested in that unit. Is seams the...
  6. Help me pick a new head unit

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Let me start by describing my current system. I've got a Sony DSX-310BTX running to an Audison BitTen D, into Alpine MRP-M500 and MRP-F300 amps, into a 2-way active Rainbow/CDT front stage with a JL 12W6v2 in the back. I used the Sony HU for a while and always thought it could be a little...
  7. Pioneer Brain Ache

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    Hi Guys I need help if you can all send me a tenner....lol no I have just fitted a pioneer stereo into a caravan it plays cds which tells me neg and pos and speaker wires all connected correctly however when I try to tune the radio in it turns itself off almost as if its shorting out the unit is...
  8. 2-DIN slot, DIN head-unit. Any idea for empty DIN slot?

    Fabrication, Tools & Tricks of the trade
    Hi, I've got a 2-DIN head unit that I'm replacing with a single din unit. Now I understand the common practice is to place an adapter with a storage function on the empty DIN slot. However, it bugs me a lot that we actually lack any creative use of the empty DIN slot! Okay some people find...
  9. Head unit for an Audison Bit Ten D

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    I've got my bit ten d up and running and want to pick a head unit that will compliment it, preferable something that looks clean, I've been looking at the nakamichi mb-x for a little while now and can't find anything that seems to be a better fit. Anyone have any suggestions/experience with...
  10. FS - Image Dynamics, JL, Pioneer, Orion, and more

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    Product Brand & Model: 1. Image Dynamics IDMAX 12” (2) 2. JL 300/4 V2 3. Pioneer AVIC-D3 4. Pioneer DEH-P6800MP 5. Rockford Fosgate P310D4 10" (2) 6. Orion 600D 7. Pioneer components TS-C160R 8. Kicker 6X9 KS690 9. Kicker 12 Gauge Speaker Wire SW1220 Condition of all items: 1. New, both...
  11. gear motor broken? plz help

    General Car Audio Discussion
    so I have kenwood kvt-516 Kenwood KVT-516 | eBay head unit... when it was comin out of my dash a while back I was leaning forward to grab something off the floor and nailed it as it was coming out and now every time that it folds down and goes back into the dash the motor gears make this awful...
  12. Speaker Crackling...

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hi, I've got a setup in my truck with two 4" front speakers in the doors, and two 8" subs along with two 4" speakers hooked to an amp in the back. The door (front) speakers are running off of the head unit, and they crackle at mid-high volume (crackling starts with volume at 27 out of 45). What...
  13. Pioneer p99rs ATT problem!!

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Guys my new pioneer p99rs is stuck on ATT, I don't have the remote and can't find anywhere to turn it off :/ if I try and go into audio and ATT flashes! What's going on really need help!
  14. 2001 BMW M5 - better ideas for me?

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    I have a 2001 BMW M5 with the factory M-audio setup which includes double DIN size GPS, 2 open air subs and a DSP (digital amp). I bought a Kenwood DNX9980HD 7" Double-DIN GPS Nav. I will have to cut the HVAC duct because the factory screen is not a true double DIN size. I also have 2 JL...
  15. How do I install a head unit in my car?

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hello again, I have a 2004 Mercury Sable LS with the Mach Audio System. The factory head unit is a radio and climate control fused together. I assume that I can not just rip this out without disabling my climate control. I have read something about integration units but I have no idea what that...
  16. Hifonics Amp Kill Switch

    General Car Audio Discussion
    So i have seen a couple people put a kill switch on their amps and today i chose to do the same. I know it can be bad for the amp and all that but whatever. I was told that you put the switch through your remote wire between the head unit and amp. I purchased a regular toggle switch from my...
  17. Head unit upgrade = better SQ output?

    General Car Audio Discussion
    I have an Alpine CDA-105 (essentially Alpine's entry level headunit) Since I bought it, I've added a JBL MS-8, Focal front stage speakers, and sound deadening. All of the high end receivers (such as the Pioneer Stage 4) promote their internal crossover etc controls. The MS-8 can do all of...
  18. Shallow head units (<6" deep), vintage or modern. Anyone know of any?

    General Car Audio Discussion
    I'm looking for a head unit, vintage or modern, that's DIN in width and height, that must install in less than 6" of depth. I've searched the hell out of this to no avail, so I hope someone here has some ideas. Apologies if I'm posting in the wrong place or to the wrong crowd... it's been a...
  19. New Head Unit Advice for SQ Build

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    I need to replace my head unit soon and am after some recommendations. I am mid-build on an SQ setup for my 2003 350Z http://www.diymobileaudio.com/forum/build-logs-project-install-gallery/118508-350z-sq-install.html. The head unit for this build (Pioneer MVH-P8300BT) was the first thing I...
  20. 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...
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