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The_Grimy_One
09-10-2011, 06:19 AM
Ok, so I do not need a new deck, but like everyone else, I want one. Haha. My question is, what is the best New deck, in your opinion, that has a rear USB/ipod cable. I guess this isn't a must, BUT I do love putting my iPod in the glove box...

Please exclude the pioneer dex... Of course I want that a lot. Haha. I want a new-in-box deck, though, cuz I feel decks are the most used devices we have, and they really take some abuse. They usually go out quicker than say a normally ran amp or something.

Also, what is the best bang for the buck in flip outs. I doubt ill get one, but I've always wanted one...

Bassin Buick
09-10-2011, 06:37 AM
alpine cda-9835 , 9853 , 9855 are among some of my favorites.

Bettr n' Revrse
09-10-2011, 06:40 AM
Yep ^^^

The_Grimy_One
09-10-2011, 06:53 AM
And where would I find these new in box?

Bassin Buick
09-10-2011, 06:57 AM
And where would I find these new in box?at the alpine warehouse about 5-8 years ago

The_Grimy_One
09-10-2011, 06:59 AM
Exactly... So that doesn't fit my criteria. :(

Bassin Buick
09-10-2011, 07:04 AM
just found this beauty. Sucker is FLAWLESS!! can you tell it's 8 years old?? Alpine CDA-7892 - Car Audio Classifieds (http://www.caraudioclassifieds.org/forum/head-units-processors-eqs/97165-alpine-cda-7892-a.html)

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i'll have it later this week already worked out a deal on it.

The_Grimy_One
09-10-2011, 07:15 AM
U r the man sir.

Bassin Buick
09-10-2011, 07:18 AM
she's a real beauty. already have the aux input adapter in my ebay watch list , and tomorrow i'll be redoing my doors so i can get a lil louder. actually they are gonna be pretty god awful loud. LOL

The_Grimy_One
09-10-2011, 07:25 AM
Welp, thanks for showing off. Nothing new. Lol. I will continue on my deck hunt. Full USB connection is a must for me tho. :/

Bassin Buick
09-10-2011, 07:31 AM
Welp, thanks for showing off. Nothing new. Lol. I will continue on my deck hunt. Full USB connection is a must for me tho. :/my dad has a x494 and its AWESOME!!! , can be had for around 100. USB/Aux jack on front , 3 sets of 4v RCA's , crossovers , really great deck for the money.

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And i'm not showing off. you gotta have new expensive stuff to show off

The_Grimy_One
09-10-2011, 07:37 AM
I have what's in my Sig. Lol. They are good decks, just clip early. And no, old school is beautiful.

Bassin Buick
09-10-2011, 07:40 AM
I have what's in my Sig. Lol. They are good decks, just clip early. And no, old school is beautiful.i overlook sigs a lot. If i would have seen that i would have never offered you a downgrade. LOL. Sorry bout that.

Joseph7195
09-10-2011, 08:48 AM
I am in the same boat as you grimy. I have been reluctantly looking at the Alpines (I have just heard SO many good things about them.) But, I really can't seem to let go of my Kenwood. I've had it for 5 years now and it's time for a new one. I guess my only worry is that I won't find one that has all the features and is so user friendly.

Bassin Buick
09-10-2011, 08:52 AM
I am in the same boat as you grimy. I have been reluctantly looking at the Alpines (I have just heard SO many good things about them.) But, I really can't seem to let go of my Kenwood. I've had it for 5 years now and it's time for a new one. I guess my only worry is that I won't find one that has all the features and is so user friendly.my brother did a direct swap from a x990 to a alpine 9855. FELL IN LOVE! Now , guess what brand touchscreen he is getting for the GTP he just bought??? You guessed it. ALPINE!!

Joseph7195
09-10-2011, 09:23 AM
I have tons of friends that run the 9885 or 9886, which are the ones that caught my attention. I think the newer versions of those is the Alpine CDE 123 and up to the 305. I was thinking of trying the 123. I figure if I don't like it, i can just send it back and put the ole Kenwood back in lol

Bassin Buick
09-10-2011, 09:34 AM
I have tons of friends that run the 9885 or 9886, which are the ones that caught my attention. I think the newer versions of those is the Alpine CDE 123 and up to the 305. I was thinking of trying the 123. I figure if I don't like it, i can just send it back and put the ole Kenwood back in lolyeah , but the 9885,86 are very lame featureless decks compared to the 35,53,55. The tuning potential there on those decks is **** near endless.

psychoacoustics
09-10-2011, 10:11 AM
the clarion slider its a bad *** read a 250 gig hdd
31 band per channel
3 way active
all 6 channels had time alignment
all 6 had level control

The_Grimy_One
09-10-2011, 04:29 PM
I've wanted an alpine cda 117, but haven't heard too much good stuff...

And is that clarion an old one or what? Since u speak in past tense. Lol.

The_Grimy_One
09-11-2011, 12:53 AM
Up

psychoacoustics
09-11-2011, 01:08 AM
sorry been out all day didnt get time to answer

the clarion is an older model about 4 years some pop up every now and then

now if you want an all analog deck with no crap DSP to make it sound like crap i have 2 of the best ever made for sale denon dct r-1 and a sony cdx c-90

The_Grimy_One
09-11-2011, 01:10 AM
sorry been out all day didnt get time to answer

the clarion is an older model about 4 years some pop up every now and then

now if you want an all analog deck with no crap DSP to make it sound like crap i have 2 of the best ever made for sale denon dct r-1 and a sony cdx c-90

Are these fully integrated to play and charge iPods? And I bet you want a pretty penny+ :/

The_Grimy_One
09-11-2011, 08:01 AM
Boom

psychoacoustics
09-11-2011, 10:28 PM
they can play anything on the rca inputs

they have no capabilities to control them

you can charge them with an ipod charger

both decks were made before the ipod was made

the denon is a bit pricey but it comes in a crazy combo with signal meters and a changer

the sony is virtually new has anti shock and a wired and wireless remote

both have copper chassis and rca ins and outs

the denon has a deflatable internal amp the list of reasons goes on and on for what makes either deck better than anything available under 500