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unbonyr
01-08-2006, 10:39 PM
which one would you choose alpine cda-7998 or a eclipse cd8454

faulkton
01-08-2006, 10:42 PM
8454...sweet sweet unitl.

alphakenny1
01-08-2006, 10:46 PM
for me there is no question. the 8454. it has tuning capabilities galore. although the 7998 is an awesome unit as well.

unbonyr
01-08-2006, 10:49 PM
thanks man I have the eclipse right now I was just wording if I should trade it for the alpine I heard good things about I'm just looking for a person that has used both and could give me their advice on the situation.

Zxcvtypo
01-08-2006, 10:58 PM
got an eclipse 8445 to replace my alpine 9830, love the eclipse.

--i know it's not the 8454. just sharing my love of the eclipse haha

Fosgate Forever
01-08-2006, 11:48 PM
7998

6spdcoupe
01-09-2006, 12:02 AM
Eclipse.

unbonyr
01-09-2006, 12:08 AM
well he didnt want the trade anyways so I guess I'm sticking with the eclipse.

6spdcoupe
01-09-2006, 12:15 AM
You > Him. ;)

alphakenny1
01-09-2006, 12:21 AM
excellent choice! lol.

mookienyc
01-16-2006, 04:22 PM
I'd go Alpine. I've had tons of problems witht my 8455, what a piece of junk.

JLCivic
01-16-2006, 05:59 PM
The Eclipse, no question.

6spdcoupe
01-16-2006, 06:18 PM
I'd go Alpine. I've had tons of problems witht my 8455, what a piece of junk.


Id call that user/installer error then.

alphakenny1
01-16-2006, 07:01 PM
I'd go Alpine. I've had tons of problems witht my 8455, what a piece of junk.

no problems here :) .

adam71
01-16-2006, 07:46 PM
Eclipse in this case.

Ben_Davis
01-18-2006, 02:53 PM
does eclipse have good sq?

mr4pto
01-18-2006, 03:15 PM
Eclipse ...

JLCivic
01-18-2006, 04:09 PM
does eclipse have good sq?

Best sounding mass marketed decks available, imo.

FoxPro5
01-18-2006, 05:33 PM
does eclipse have good sq?

Nope, they have excellent sq:p:

That 8454 is sweet, I kinda wish I haden't traded it for my new Sony Xpold......60x4 mosfet son!!!:laugh:

adam71
01-18-2006, 05:43 PM
does eclipse have good sq?


They make some of the best sounding decks on the market. Some may argue that point due to different tastes but Eclipse do sound very good.

danteBirosel
01-18-2006, 10:12 PM
just upgraded to an Eclipse CD5435 and so far i love Eclipse very much. I am also thinking of upgrading to 8454 someday.