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Frijoles24
03-12-2010, 02:26 AM
hey guys. seems like ca.com reset its search fields and the posts i have done? i dotn know. but i couldnt find the page where somebdoy suggested some good head units for an active setup

i looked at the newer pioneer models, but since theyre new, doesnt seem to have many reviews from true audiophiles. i know the 880prs has gotten the best so far, and the other post about how its still unbeaten..

any suggestions on which i should invest in?

DonH
03-12-2010, 02:38 AM
Eclipse CD 7000

Frijoles24
03-12-2010, 03:57 PM
oooh thats a nice one. its a possibility!

any other suggsetions?

tsenfw
03-12-2010, 05:11 PM
Alpine 9887

Horsemanwill
03-12-2010, 05:40 PM
pioneer p99rs this is the one the true audiophiles are after.

clarion drz9255 this one two

eclipse cd7100 great unit i ran it myself

Frijoles24
03-13-2010, 12:41 AM
oh snaps im really liking the alpine 9887

haha that pioneer p99rs.. i came arcross that when i was looking for a unit.. and snaps. i wana hear that. way outa my price range tho =p maybe later when i get my doctorate =]

mm nice choices. img ona look into them more after i eat my meatloaf my wonderful gf made me ;)

thanks guys!

RAM_Designs
03-13-2010, 12:45 AM
Eclipse 8053. I've used many, and came back to this.

The 880prs is a joke IMO, couldn't stand it. I also hate pretty much any Alpine deck minus the 7998 and H701 combo. Pioneer P9 would be my "affordable" dream HU.

Frijoles24
03-13-2010, 04:46 PM
anybody know about usb sourced headunits and the quaility of sound?

i was gona assume that newer units will be able to produce what i want, but seems like many people are liking older model head units. which dont come with the usb

anybody have experience with usb units running active?

shattered_dream
03-13-2010, 06:46 PM
I would suggest the P99RS, if you can get it in the USA.... DOnīt know, cause the P880 is no longer available as fas as I know, the Premier brand will no longer exist....

nineball
03-13-2010, 06:58 PM
jvc kd-sh1000 if you can find one. active, usb and sd slots.

Frijoles24
03-13-2010, 10:19 PM
do the jvcs sound good?
i haven't read anything about jvc head units yet, so its still unfamiliar to me


and that many people already has heard the p99rs? didnt it just come out?
i am envious of you people whose heard p99rs.
=p

plugitin
03-13-2010, 10:23 PM
i have a eclipse 8443 and love it for the SQ side of things...it could be for sale too :D

Horsemanwill
03-13-2010, 11:28 PM
the p99 are in europe and asia already. i have the jap version the p01

same unit jsut the jap one has no chassis or trim it's an iso mount and it comes with a 6 channel amp

Frijoles24
03-14-2010, 12:20 AM
oh.. haha how does everybody know about how the quality actually is? just reading other reviews?

Horsemanwill
03-14-2010, 12:22 AM
ppl that acutally have them posting the info and letting other close by hearing them. hell there's a few ppl in ur area tha have em

Frijoles24
03-14-2010, 12:26 AM
oohh. i want to find them and listen =p

any other suggestiosn?
im lookign into eclipse and im kinda liking what im reading

Horsemanwill
03-14-2010, 12:27 AM
before i got my p01 i ran the 7100 it's the exact same specs as the 7200 but no bt copper chassis and the 7100 has power in the head. great unit.

Frijoles24
03-14-2010, 12:29 AM
u talking about pioneer?

Horsemanwill
03-14-2010, 12:31 AM
ya the p01 is the pioneer the 7100 is the eclipse as is the 7200

Frijoles24
03-14-2010, 12:35 AM
ooh okay thanks.

still gota see the p01

Frijoles24
03-14-2010, 12:36 AM
oh hahaha im dumb u jsut said its japaense vrsn of p99

Horsemanwill
03-14-2010, 12:38 AM
Unboxing of the Pioneer DEH-P01 (DEX-P99RS) - DIYMA.com (http://www.diymobileaudio.com/forum/diy-mobile-audio-sq-forum/65941-unboxing-pioneer-deh-p01-dex-p99rs.html)

Frijoles24
03-14-2010, 12:43 AM
haha yea i just found that site. **** that is one **** unit.

i am going to go to japan on the 2nd of april... gona go visit my grandpops.

hmm... maybe?

haha =p

im also likign the eclipse7200


decsions desiions

Frijoles24
03-14-2010, 05:34 AM
seems ilke the one mentioned in the first post, the DRZ9255 seems to have many people favoring clarion over eclipse.

anybdoy have experience with clarions drz?

*edit. its unable to read mp3s unless i get ipod stuff. do not want

Frijoles24
03-15-2010, 02:48 AM
i guess so far, the units with usb interface ive come across are
Eclipse 7100
eclipse 7200mkii
Clarion dxz785usb
Clarion dxz775usb
jvc shx-850
jvc kd-sh1000
jvc ar8500

i know theres a few more with usb with 3way actives. but i gota sleep. work early in the morning

of these, anybody have comments about each? experiences? pros n cons

much appreciated!

papermaker
03-19-2010, 05:57 PM
if i where to go fully active kenwood x993 excellent h/u...
then the AC DQX with the dash display..
the x993 is a very clean basic h/u thats easy to use and has an excellent usb input.. the ac dqx is imo the best electronic xover, extremely clean easy to use and enough options to please anyone.. id put that combo up aginst the pioneer any day..

Zxcvtypo
03-19-2010, 06:03 PM
I can vouch for the Eclipse CD7000's, used to own one and absolutely loved it..also used to own an Alpine 9835 and currently am using a 9855 (the three active deck's I've owned) and I am actually starting to like the 9855 better than the previous 2 after just about a week of it being installed..many people say the glide touch is horrible but I love it. The Alpines are definitely worth looking into, I wouldn't count them out until you actually try some

nismos14
04-29-2010, 12:11 PM
if i where to go fully active kenwood x993 excellent h/u...
then the AC DQX with the dash display..
the x993 is a very clean basic h/u thats easy to use and has an excellent usb input.. the ac dqx is imo the best electronic xover, extremely clean easy to use and enough options to please anyone.. id put that combo up aginst the pioneer any day..


KDC-X993 does NOT run active, shame since it would be awesome-r if it did. I guess adding the DQX makes up for the lack of bandpass but way too costly of a combo

nateberrier
04-29-2010, 05:17 PM
I love my p860mp and i believe you can get a usb ipbus adapter CD UB100 for like 20 bucks. they are sick units. 6.5v six channel