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    So i'm disappointed with my HU...

    Ok so I'm a little disappointed with my HU at the moment and I'm looking to change to Alpine. I really dont want to deal the with Pioneer's horrible iPod interface and the alt whine that I just can't get rid of. So I'm lookin in to the CDA's more specifically the 9885, 9886, and 9887. Does anyone know the real differences between them? Thanks.



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    Re: So i'm disappointed with my HU...

    9885 and 9886 are the same just '07 and '08 models, the 9887 is a nicer headunit with alot better sound processing capabilities, if your dissapointed with the pioneer get the 9887 and alpine definately has a better ipod interface



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    Re: So i'm disappointed with my HU...

    yea thats what i've heard

    main reason i'm tired of it is the **** alternator whine that i've tried just about everything to get rid of



    HU: Alpine iVA-w505
    Processor: Alpine PXA-H701
    Front Doors: Shok Comps
    AMP Speakers: Diamond Audio D7104
    AMP Subs: American Bass VFL 150.1 gold
    Subs: 2 Custom Sundown Z12s. Dual 2
    Kicker 1/0 wire (soon to be Shok 1/0)
    Stinger SPV44 and a XS Power 5100

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    Re: So i'm disappointed with my HU...

    from what i understand that can be common with pioneer, fee free to correct me if im wrong



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    Re: So i'm disappointed with my HU...

    9885 and 9886 are not the same.






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    Re: So i'm disappointed with my HU...

    differences are?



    HU: Alpine iVA-w505
    Processor: Alpine PXA-H701
    Front Doors: Shok Comps
    AMP Speakers: Diamond Audio D7104
    AMP Subs: American Bass VFL 150.1 gold
    Subs: 2 Custom Sundown Z12s. Dual 2
    Kicker 1/0 wire (soon to be Shok 1/0)
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    Re: So i'm disappointed with my HU...

    lol if i wanted to read i would have already... i was hoping someone could just point out the noticeable differences instead of all that technical **** i dont understand lol



    HU: Alpine iVA-w505
    Processor: Alpine PXA-H701
    Front Doors: Shok Comps
    AMP Speakers: Diamond Audio D7104
    AMP Subs: American Bass VFL 150.1 gold
    Subs: 2 Custom Sundown Z12s. Dual 2
    Kicker 1/0 wire (soon to be Shok 1/0)
    Stinger SPV44 and a XS Power 5100

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    Re: So i'm disappointed with my HU...

    i still dont see a difference in the 9885 and 9886 except the updated display for 08, what am i missing?



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    Re: So i'm disappointed with my HU...

    9886 can be used with the imprint. Built in ipod on 9886, no usb on 9886, 9886 has 2 band eq, can be ran active using the pxa-h100






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    Re: So i'm disappointed with my HU...

    What about the 9884 (besides the remote)?




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    Re: So i'm disappointed with my HU...

    Quote Originally Posted by nismos14 View Post
    9886 can be used with the imprint. Built in ipod on 9886, no usb on 9886, 9886 has 2 band eq, can be ran active using the pxa-h100
    didnt realize it could use imprint, the 2 band eq is basically bass and treble adjustments though, they both use full speed ipod controls too, not trying to argue but ive had personal experience with both.



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    Re: So i'm disappointed with my HU...

    so then what makes the 9887 that much better?

    and by that much i mean more $$$



    HU: Alpine iVA-w505
    Processor: Alpine PXA-H701
    Front Doors: Shok Comps
    AMP Speakers: Diamond Audio D7104
    AMP Subs: American Bass VFL 150.1 gold
    Subs: 2 Custom Sundown Z12s. Dual 2
    Kicker 1/0 wire (soon to be Shok 1/0)
    Stinger SPV44 and a XS Power 5100

    refs: http://www.caraudio.com/forum/showthread.php?p=5007514#post5007514

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    Re: So i'm disappointed with my HU...

    My Pioneer is fine. I have a 690UB and it's nice. I guess the ipod thing could be a problem, but I only use it to charge my ipod. But if you use it a lot i can see how this could be a problem.



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    Re: So i'm disappointed with my HU...

    Quote Originally Posted by andrewmoore13 View Post
    so then what makes the 9887 that much better?

    and by that much i mean more $$$
    it has a 7 band eq as well as time correction and the crossover allows you to run active( 2 or 3 way)
    if ur looking to step up SQ or run acitve components, i would get the 9887



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