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baronfootballer
06-27-2005, 11:01 PM
i was wondering if it is worth it to spend an extra 150 on an alpine 9853 when i could get a diff hu for aroundz\z\ 150 . will it make a big diff in sound? im in a delema so please help thanks

chinny
06-27-2005, 11:02 PM
what other hu?

JAZN
06-27-2005, 11:39 PM
you have to tell us what the other HU is...

baronfootballer
06-28-2005, 06:58 PM
what im asking is does the headunit make that much of a difference in sound?

Prowler573
06-28-2005, 07:01 PM
what im asking is does the headunit make that much of a difference in sound?

In a word, Yes.

bimma85
06-28-2005, 07:02 PM
what im asking is does the headunit make that much of a difference in sound?
nah just go pick up a jensen at waltmart, yes it matters :crazy: . There are many features such as the amount of ouputs and inputs. What format does it recognize. Is it realiable? I could go on forever... but I need to find some food. :p:

newtitan
06-28-2005, 07:06 PM
if you have to ask

id say get a kenwood excelon x889 for like 250 off ebay


nice starter deck for sure :)

Prowler573
06-28-2005, 07:20 PM
Bimma's response was actually a lot more on target than mine so I'll elaborate ~

# of inputs shouldn't be more than two (on a non-DVD unit) if that many, I wouldn't think? A brand-proprietary input for CD changer or other same-brand gear and an RCA for auxiliary audio input would be it for most units that have any at all.

Differences (and differences in pricing) will result from number of preamp outputs and the output voltage that they are rated for, S/N ratio on the tuner and CD sections, resolution for the D/A converter(s), internal amplifier output, display information/picture capability, how involved the internal crossover network is (or isn't) if there's one at all, etc, etc, etc.

The main difference in price, however, will be the differences in the internals used to build each respective unit. There's a reason that the top-end Jensen/Dual/Audiovox/etc and the top-end Eclipse/Alpine/Premier/etc have a vast difference in price. The latter group simply make better decks than the former group. Better in quality, reliability, and overall sound.

99StangGt
06-28-2005, 08:09 PM
I wouldnt get a 9853, I dont like the 2v outputs.

baronfootballer
06-28-2005, 10:06 PM
o ok thanks.... i was thinking of geeting an 9853 or an excelon not sure which one

baronfootballer
06-28-2005, 10:06 PM
exceleron

Prowler573
06-28-2005, 10:11 PM
exceleron

^^^ wtf is that?! :laugh:
Is that something akin to the 'independence' rise that was mentioned in another thread?

94CamryBumpin
06-28-2005, 10:13 PM
haha independence rise....

cjjackson85
06-28-2005, 10:15 PM
:woot:

baronfootballer
06-28-2005, 10:29 PM
do u know if the pioneer premier deh-p860mp is a good one

jsloan10
06-28-2005, 10:35 PM
do u know if the pioneer premier deh-p860mp is a good one
Awsome. Has all the features you could ever want and looks good.

cjjackson85
06-28-2005, 10:36 PM
Awsome. Has all the features you could ever want and looks good.
Liar.

baronfootballer
06-28-2005, 10:37 PM
the only thing is its a litle expensive

Prowler573
06-28-2005, 10:39 PM
In most aspects of life the old adage "You get what you pay for" will hold true, baronfootballer. Car audio equipment is no different.

jsloan10
06-28-2005, 10:40 PM
Cheapskate!!
Its worth the money, go sell yor *** on the street to horny old gay men, you won't regret it.
I didn't..... :naughty:

baronfootballer
06-28-2005, 10:45 PM
i just might i got money but dont wanna waste

cjjackson85
06-28-2005, 10:46 PM
Put it in a bank then...

jsloan10
06-28-2005, 10:47 PM
i just might i got money but dont wanna waste
Oh, so you already sold yor ***, ok go buy a really nice Excelon or Premeir, I like their stuff.

damanTO81
06-29-2005, 02:28 AM
get an eclipse 5v model there not that expensive