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BreakDaLaw
03-03-2008, 11:31 PM
So I finally got the DD playing in my car sounds good and everything untill the HU I currently owns hits volume 30. It is a kenwood KDC-mp335 and does good for a little while then it will start skipping or cutting out. The only other time it does this is when I hit a large bump so I know its skipping. Now I am looking for another HU because this one really pisses me off. Not looking to spend over $270. Here are a couple Im looking at.

http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_11106_Pioneer+Premier+DEH-P600UB.html
http://www.crutchfield.com/App/Product/Item/Main.aspx?g=300&i=113KDCX791&c=3&tp=5684&avf=N

Both of those are nice.

DD_Dave
03-03-2008, 11:33 PM
both of those will skip

IgnoreMe
03-03-2008, 11:34 PM
is it mounted securely?

i found that when my alpine was mounted in sub par way, any time i hit a bump it would skip. as soon as i mounted it securely so that it didnt budge from the mounting location, i could ****ing do jumps with my explorer and not skip a beat.

IgnoreMe
03-03-2008, 11:35 PM
both of those will skip

yea, my gf isnt having any luck with her pioneer...even when shes not driving at all :laugh:. then again it is a 3900 so its a lower line, but still. shouldnt skip at a stand still.

BreakDaLaw
03-03-2008, 11:38 PM
Im not sure but its really pissing me off. have all this bass sounds good for like ten secounds then click it all cut off and cut back on. its annoying as ****

IgnoreMe
03-03-2008, 11:39 PM
Im not sure but its really pissing me off. have all this bass sounds good for like ten secounds then click it all cut off and cut back on. its annoying as ****

i would try remounting it before i dropped more cash on another unit that just might skip when its mounted the same way.

BreakDaLaw
03-03-2008, 11:40 PM
I also meant that it skips when the bass hits really low. i dont have any trouble with skipping going down the road just when it drops

wheeler8921
03-03-2008, 11:41 PM
Stay away from kenwood ;) Alpine all the way.

IgnoreMe
03-03-2008, 11:43 PM
I also meant that it skips when the bass hits really low. i dont have any trouble with skipping going down the road just when it drops

you said it skips when you hit a bump.

the bass could very well be shaking it just like a bump in the roads does.

snfsh79077
03-03-2008, 11:43 PM
I would try either an eclipse HU or high end Pioneer

path2spl
03-03-2008, 11:43 PM
i have the same prob. i got a 6 disc pioneer changer and never had a prob since

BreakDaLaw
03-03-2008, 11:44 PM
So how should I mount it then?

blackbonnie
03-03-2008, 11:45 PM
i got an eclipse5100 and havent had any skipping problems as of yet

iamamp3pimp
03-03-2008, 11:47 PM
CD Changers have anti skip, or at least suspend the magazine with springs so it doesnt bump around.

same with in dash DVD players.

i use an ipod, and pull the HU oput to compete.

BreakDaLaw
03-03-2008, 11:49 PM
CD Changers have anti skip, or at least suspend the magazine with springs so it doesnt bump around.

same with in dash DVD players.

i use an ipod, and pull the HU oput to compete.


i was thinking about a tv but the good ones cost a penny but the higher model jensen look decent for like $500 or something

yunvme666
03-03-2008, 11:52 PM
fusion 40 second anti skip 58 plus shipping on ebay half cost....

IgnoreMe
03-03-2008, 11:56 PM
So how should I mount it then?

i dont know. i own an explorer.

BreakDaLaw
03-04-2008, 12:02 AM
http://www.woofersetc.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=product.display&product_id=4379

BreakDaLaw
03-04-2008, 12:02 AM
i dont know if i could find a better tv under 400 or not

IgnoreMe
03-04-2008, 12:04 AM
i wouldnt trust a jensen to not skip

BreakDaLaw
03-04-2008, 12:07 AM
i think im going to try the fusion hell for $80 its worth a shot

redrider13
03-04-2008, 12:11 AM
typical of us americans, if it doesnt work, throw money at it until you've spent too much to back out

IgnoreMe
03-04-2008, 12:13 AM
typical of us americans, if it doesnt work, throw money at it until you've spent too much to back out

no doubt. why the **** even waste money on the fusion? you could use that to be 50% closer to buying a battery, or something worthwhile.

BreakDaLaw
03-04-2008, 12:16 AM
well i mean if the POS kenwood wont play 5 secs with out cutting off what do i need a battery for? make it cut off worse...i mean the fusion may not work but i dont really like the kenwood but ill try to work on it tomorrow maybe put some sound deadner around it or try mouting it more secure...Ill let you guys know

IgnoreMe
03-04-2008, 01:41 AM
well i mean if the POS kenwood wont play 5 secs with out cutting off what do i need a battery for? make it cut off worse...i mean the fusion may not work but i dont really like the kenwood but ill try to work on it tomorrow maybe put some sound deadner around it or try mouting it more secure...Ill let you guys know

i meant to make sure you've tried everything else first before dropping cash ;)

MBrock4u
03-04-2008, 12:18 PM
Lets back up just a miniute here. There are various factors in skipping, cutting out ect. I have owned 2 Kenwood Excelons. The X-589, and currently the X-990. I have never had a issue with either one on them. One reason is a good install! Very important! I have hit some mighty big bumps out there with no problem. Any deck will skip if you hit a big enough bump with enough force. Obviously some decks are not very good with bumps. I had a sony like that. Excelons are solid, but you must make sure and do your part. If you are having volume issues you need to look at other equipment issues. There are always exceptions, but install is the key! Good luck to you.

WhoSayWho?
03-04-2008, 12:22 PM
i got an eclipse5100 and havent had any skipping problems as of yet

Eclipse 5000 here, and I have never had it skip on me. Same with my last Eclipse. Betwteen the two of those it has been so long since I had a HU skip that I thought it was no longer a problem for HU's in general.

tsenfw
03-04-2008, 12:27 PM
I have a x791, it has NEVER skipped on me. Cheapish controls on not the most solid faceplate attachment. I'm happy with it though. Sound is great, can turn off the internal amp, ipod controls are great, and has a nice display.

BreakDaLaw
03-04-2008, 04:44 PM
Well its not like skipping like a scratched cd, and it doesnt skip when i hit bumps i was using that as an example. Its just when i turn it up and the bass vibrates the whole car it will start cutting out...like i hit a bump in the rode. Plus i think someone wants to buy it for $60 anyways but if you guys want it ill sel it for $65 thanks

nismos14
03-04-2008, 08:00 PM
Its your amp cutting out not your HU.

BreakDaLaw
03-04-2008, 08:01 PM
then why is it shutting my front speakers off also?

RAM_Designs
03-04-2008, 08:02 PM
I've never had my older eclipse HU's skip on me. Look into the 8053 or 8443 if you want a solid HU that will never skip.

BreakDaLaw
03-04-2008, 08:04 PM
and also its shutting off while the amp is aroun 13.5-13 volts