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DarrenE46
07-18-2009, 08:44 PM
I hate to start another one of these threads but I did search and couldn't find exactly what I'm looking for. First, I am coming out if a Alpine 9815 so I need something equally as nice. The new deck has to have all of the sound shaping features, active capable, time alignment 3+ Volt RCA's, EQ, etc... iPod connectivity/interface is important. Here's the curve ball: It needs to be able to tilt. The deck is real low in my Tacoma and it's hard to see flushed in. I am really open to anything. By budget is south of $300.

I appreciate your help!

ejschultz
07-18-2009, 08:54 PM
Try to find an Alpine 9835, 9853, or 9855. The 9853 and 9855 don't have the tilt option on the face or the remote like the older one you have/had, but it's in the menu. They've all got 3 way active capabilities, TA, 5 band parametric/7 band graphic EQs. The 9853 has 2 volt pre outs but the others have 4 volt. I love my 9855 I'm using in my truck. I think you can find them on eBay for pretty cheap, at least in your price range.

ejschultz
07-18-2009, 08:55 PM
Oh, lastly, the iPod interface for them isn't the best, but it does offer it. I've got the module for it (KCA-420i). If you end up getting one of these units and want the module, let me know. I'll probably let it go for a good price.

DarrenE46
07-18-2009, 09:12 PM
Thanks for the help. I have considered another older Alpine but I think I want something new.

alexregalgs
07-18-2009, 09:13 PM
i think any eclipse above the 3200 has everything you want

DarrenE46
07-19-2009, 08:43 AM
i think any eclipse above the 3200 has everything you want

I checked eclipse's website and couldn't find anything that said they have tilt faces.

Rollout5243
07-19-2009, 09:02 AM
I checked eclipse's website and couldn't find anything that said they have *** faces.

*** FACES YEAH

DarrenE46
07-19-2009, 09:21 AM
*** FACES YEAH

Freudian slip! :p:

FJF
07-19-2009, 11:43 AM
I hate to start another one of these threads but I did search and couldn't find exactly what I'm looking for. First, I am coming out if a Alpine 9815 so I need something equally as nice. The new deck has to have all of the sound shaping features, active capable, time alignment 3+ Volt RCA's, EQ, etc... iPod connectivity/interface is important. Here's the curve ball: It needs to be able to tilt. The deck is real low in my Tacoma and it's hard to see flushed in. I am really open to anything. By budget is south of $300.

I appreciate your help!

http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_5378_JVC+Arsenal+KD-AR8500.html

This deck fits all of your requirements. I have a brand new one for sale at a price much lower than you expect. Please PM if interested.

nineball
07-19-2009, 12:21 PM
if you can find one look at the jvc kd-sh1000. it can do everything you listed including a front panel usb port. it will not work with the newer iphone/touch though. it may play them (not too sure) but it won't charge due to their changes.

http://resources.jvc.com/Resources/00/00/91/GET0364-001A.pdf

alexregalgs
07-19-2009, 12:53 PM
I guarantee they are tilts...i own one and have seen the 3100, 3200, 5100, 7100 all in person and they all tilt

ejschultz
07-19-2009, 01:00 PM
if you can find one look at the jvc kd-sh1000. it can do everything you listed including a front panel usb port. it will not work with the newer iphone/touch though. it may play them (not too sure) but it won't charge due to their changes.

http://resources.jvc.com/Resources/00/00/91/GET0364-001A.pdf

It will play all iPods, but it will not charge the 2nd generation iPod Touch or the 4th generatio iPod Nano. Apple changed the charging voltage for these 2 models for some reason. Scosche has an adapter that costs about $25 that will fix that for most HUs. As far as I know, there are no issues with the iPhone and charging, at least for the first gen and the 3G. I haven't tried anything with the 3GS yet.

only126db
07-19-2009, 01:02 PM
IMO the new Eclipse head units dont compare in SQ to the Alpines.

ejschultz
07-19-2009, 01:06 PM
I switched out an Alpine for a Pioneer and it's way better as far as SQ goes compared to the Alpine I was using. The only Alpine I'd like to try would be the 9887 because it does have that 24 bit DAC. None of the others do.