View Full Version : pioneer HU confusion!?!?!?!

03-09-2005, 12:51 PM
im trying to search here and the internet and
all im getting is more and more confused...

pioneer needs to change their naming conventions...

so theres an p80 a p860 a 8600 a 8???

is there any difference between the premeir 8600 and 9600???

im trying to pick a new deck in case i decide to give up
on the alpine... but holy sh1t this is confusing...


03-09-2005, 12:58 PM
[semi-OT] there is a 860MP for sale locally for $275. Not a bad price. [/semi-OT]

03-09-2005, 12:59 PM
pioneers have the extra "0" after the number as opposed to premier. for example, pioneer 8600 vs premier 860. there are slight differences between them, most notable 6.5v preouts, 2 year warranty, and pro-mode. the pioneer only has 4v preouts and a 1 year warranty. the 960 and 860 are identical internally, just different when it comes to display. i would take the 8600 over the 9600, cuz my 960 had mechanical problems with the dual motorized face. if ur gonna go ebay, get the premier over the pioneer cuz theyre about the same price.