View Full Version : alpine cda-9855 vs kenwood excelleron cad-x589
02-13-2006, 05:55 PM
02-13-2006, 09:59 PM
I havent owned the kenwood listed nut my 9855 owns my old kenwood
02-13-2006, 10:00 PM
like above I cant comment on the Kenwood, but I love my 9855, it has features out the ***.
02-17-2006, 02:30 AM
The Alpine CDA-9855 and the eXcelon KDC-X589 aren't nearly the same class of head unit. Much as everyone knows that Prowler loves his eXcelon gear the Alpine wins hands down in this particular incredibly unbalanced comparo...
02-17-2006, 05:59 AM
I dont own a 589,but do own a 789 and an 889
and the both pwn alpine's
I have done a side by side SQ comparison and
Kenwoods easily sound better tyhan the alpine
maybe its the 24bit DACs?
02-17-2006, 08:40 AM
02-19-2006, 08:23 PM
Id go for the 9855
02-19-2006, 10:01 PM
just got the x790 and thats one fu*ki* HU