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    Icon14 Picking up a Clarion HU for mom's car: please HELP picking the right one...

    hey i'm narrowed between these hu's, does anyone know the difference between each one, and which one is better and why?

    - Clarion DB345MP



    - Clarion DB355MP



    - Clarion DXZ555MP




    anyone has experience with any to tell me???

    and which has the better SQ? we're talking about SQ, im not paying more for cosmetic effect or useless gimmicks...

    help me making the right decision heh







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    Re: Picking up a Clarion HU for mom's car: please HELP picking the right one...

    i'd go off whatever is the most simple to operate which would probably be the first one



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    Re: Picking up a Clarion HU for mom's car: please HELP picking the right one...

    don't know anything about them.. but the 1st one looks better.




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    Re: Picking up a Clarion HU for mom's car: please HELP picking the right one...

    the goddam Clarion doesnt show me the right specs for their hus... i need to know what sort of EQ each hu has, if they have internal active xover, loud, etc...

    not even pre-out voltages they are telling us... wtf...

    any help digging up more information about these hus?




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    Re: Picking up a Clarion HU for mom's car: please HELP picking the right one...

    well, what is pro audio or what does it stand for?

    thx for the link and btw what is "Z-Enhancer Plus Equalizer"?

    they don't help much by giving us the particular names they call their features... i want a list for example:

    EQ - how many bands? +-db possible? width possible? if and which center frequency available for each band? etc...

    built-in x-over - available or not? slope? atenuation? cut frequencies possible?

    even if it has only retarded Bass/Treble control, i could settle with it, but it's not helping much by telling it has "***** power black xpload EQ", they're just giving us powerful names for their shitz and no explanation for what it is

    ooh mannn




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    Re: Picking up a Clarion HU for mom's car: please HELP picking the right one...

    Quote Originally Posted by Slaugh
    hey i'm narrowed between these hu's, does anyone know the difference between each one, and which one is better and why?

    - Clarion DB345MP



    - Clarion DB355MP



    - Clarion DXZ555MP



    anyone has experience with any to tell me???

    and which has the better SQ? we're talking about SQ, im not paying more for cosmetic effect or useless gimmicks...

    help me making the right decision heh
    The first two are basically the same unit, it's just that the DB355MP is the 05' model and the 345MP is the older unit.
    The DXZ555MP has : 2-band Parametric EQ (Z-Enhancer Plus)
    : Plays MP3- and WMA-Encoded CDs
    : 212 watts (53 watts x 4) max of course
    : 4 channel RCA line level
    : Screen saver with user programmable message
    : CD text, CD titling, Station titling
    : IR remote
    : Retractable rotary volume control
    : CD and DVD changer controls
    : Sirius satellite ready
    : Flip down detachable face
    : One set of 2-channel aux inputs
    : iPod control (with CeNet iPod interface)
    : CeNet control
    : Plays CD-R/RW

    The DB355MP has : Z-Enhancer
    : Plays MP3 Encoded CDs
    : Plays CD-R/RW
    : Magna Bass EX
    : 204 watts (51 watts x 4 channel)
    : 2-Channel RCA line level output
    : IR remote
    : detachable face

    I'm a big fan of Clarion equipment and I would go with the 555MP......hope that helps.......



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    Re: Picking up a Clarion HU for mom's car: please HELP picking the right one...

    thanks dude you're helping me a lot really...

    but i still wanna find out more about the other 2, i dont know if my mom will let me buy the most expensive one yet heh... is there a big sq difference from the 555 to the 355 ?

    2bands EQ is still VERY retarded thou




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    Re: Picking up a Clarion HU for mom's car: please HELP picking the right one...

    Quote Originally Posted by Slaugh
    thanks dude you're helping me a lot really...

    but i still wanna find out more about the other 2, i dont know if my mom will let me buy the most expensive one yet heh... is there a big sq difference from the 555 to the 355 ?

    2bands EQ is still VERY retarded thou
    I chose the 555 because it has more features that "I" would use.
    Sonically I'm sure you won't even notice a difference between the two, when I was looking through my Clarion book I couldn't find any info about the line level voltages, so I can't say if one is stronger than the other.......



    Just when they though it couldn't get any worse, in came the Lord of Kaos, the Darkhart has arisen from his century long slumber..
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    refs:
    Type-S Texan ............Xtremebass5
    NE14MX ........Grinder1989
    NJack2AF
    .............Jameseypoo
    Randyrsx ..........Bagdntagd
    M3Transporter......Teggybwoy
    RJ Sclafani...........Zeuslicious
    Saltyreefguy........Qkassidyw
    Qtrhorse..............Nismos14
    Pistonsfan70........4nine
    SlainNothing.........Orangelss
    M3@Apex............Louisiana_CRX
    SW9152..............DukeNut

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