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    Icon32 DVD-ROM, MP3, Aux-in...what HU?

    Anyone know of any HU that has these features:

    1. Supports DVD-/+R discs. Just the DVD spec for optical drives, not DVD as in a screen playing movies. Just think of it as a normal HU but instead is a DVD-ROM drive instead of a CD-ROM drive. Of course those with screens have DVD-ROMs, but are there any HUs that have a DVD-ROM but NO screen. No TV is watched in my car.

    2. Supports MP3 & OGG formats on a DVD or data-mode CDR/RW. When I bought my current HU, 100% of my music was MP3. Now 80% of my music is Vorbis/OGG and the rest, MP3. Vorbis is not a must (as it is very uncommon in HUs). However, if #1 is met, you can skip the OGG support - I'll just have to transcode.

    3. Has an RCA aux-input (1 pair).

    4. Separate sub & mids/highs preamp outputs. (So 2 pairs minimum)

    I'm not looking for any HU with all the bells & whistles. My current HU (Clarion DXZ545MP) was pretty decent. It supported #2, #3, and #4 of what I just listed minus the OGG support (but WMA was supported, which I hate). I use my mp3 player hooked to the aux-in 95% of the time, but since I just had to return the mp3 player 'cause of a bad hard drive, I'm forced to use the CD. Now the CD drive won't eject CDs unless I physically assault the drive til the disc comes out. And when I finally get a CD in, an audible noise that corresponds with the turning of the disc is heard.

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    Re: DVD-ROM, MP3, Aux-in...what HU?

    I think that the JVC KDDV5100 has what u need...



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    Re: DVD-ROM, MP3, Aux-in...what HU?

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    Re: DVD-ROM, MP3, Aux-in...what HU?

    Thanks so far...

    However, are there any out there who have DVD-ROMs but no video playback support whatsoever? 'CAuse I can see myself buying one of these come to find out when I throw 4gigs of mp3s on a DVD, when the HU loads it, it might say "no videos found" or something of that nature. I need an HU that knows what a DVD-ROM drive is but doesn't know anything about video...that's what makes it hard.

    One important thing I forgot to mention was budget...after you guys' $400 & $600 links...

    <= $200.



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    ^^^ wow thats like near impossible...




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    Re: DVD-ROM, MP3, Aux-in...what HU?

    What my budget or the feature I want? Everybody knows you start low....you never give your "real" budget off the top.



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    build one? lol




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    Re: DVD-ROM, MP3, Aux-in...what HU?

    Quote Originally Posted by DBfan187
    build one? lol
    Man I wish...That's months & months of work...maybe even years. But anyone ever hear of anyone doing a drive swap on a HU? I'm in the process of disassembling my current HU as now it's pretty much useless...won't load or eject CDs. So out of the aux-in (mp3), CD player, & radio, I'm stuck with the radio. Then again I don't have an external antenna so even that sounds like crap.



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    Re: DVD-ROM, MP3, Aux-in...what HU?

    SAVE UP AND DO THIS?




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    Re: DVD-ROM, MP3, Aux-in...what HU?

    I looked at that first pic & already knew I didn't wanna dwelve into that whole carputer concept. Way too serious for me.

    ...all I just want is my music



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