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    xplod or alpine?

    Ok I either have a alpine cde 9852 and the newer Sony xplod head unit sitting in my room. Which should I put in my car? Heard the newer Sony's were decent but Idk. Don't know what the output levels are on either. Thx broski's.



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    Re: xplod or alpine?

    well, id go with alpine. not sure about xplod head unites but i know xplod subwoofers are awful. A buddy of mine has 2 professionally installed and had it 2 days and had to return one of them, they sound distorted as hell and cant hit lows at all..i know that didn't help you at all




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    Re: xplod or alpine?

    I would do alpine any day.




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    Re: xplod or alpine?

    Are you for real right now?

    It ALL starts at the head. You send a crappy signal to your amps, guess what gets amplified?



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    Re: xplod or alpine?

    Quote Originally Posted by TaylorFade View Post
    Are you for real right now?

    It ALL starts at the head. You send a crappy signal to your amps, guess what gets amplified?
    A Crappy signal? Idk I got it for 5$ bnib. So I looked it up and there was a buncha reviews saying good things so I wasn't sure. Had my alpine in b4 and loved it nit the xplod has the USB that's why I wanted it. Haha



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    Quote Originally Posted by Nugg32 View Post
    well, id go with alpine. not sure about xplod head unites but i know xplod subwoofers are awful. A buddy of mine has 2 professionally installed and had it 2 days and had to return one of them, they sound distorted as hell and cant hit lows at all..i know that didn't help you at all
    I had a Sony xplod for my 1st system ever on a xplod 600 watt amp. Shit was weak. Lol still have my Sony amp.



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    Re: xplod or alpine?

    I've had 400$ systems where 250$ of it was the headunit, rule #1 , don't skimp on the source.



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    Re: xplod or alpine?

    ALPINE MOFO quality is quality and even the cheapest alpine beats the tar out of xplod



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    Re: xplod or alpine?

    Alpine all day can't skimp on the source



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    Re: xplod or alpine?

    Ok thx guys.



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    Re: xplod or alpine?

    The source unit, IMO is the #1 most overlooked component in systems. People will spend $1k on a sub amp and run it with a crap deck.

    But honestly... who cares. It's all compressed and crappy material anyway.

    I just read a study of incoming college freshman. They were given the same track to listen to in various formats. A freighteningly increasing number of people actually PREFER compressed and lossy recordings.

    It's the end of an era. I hope you m'fers are happy.



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    Re: xplod or alpine?

    Fvck Sony!

    Sony is only good for home electronic, not car audio lol



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    Sad thing is... SOny used to make the best siht money could buy.



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    Re: xplod or alpine?

    Sony subs and amps are crap..... but I think some of the decks for the price aren't bad. Call me crazy. Which I probably am.

    Edit - wanna point out I don't run Sony hu's. But ran a few when I started out.




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    Re: xplod or alpine?

    well my alpine 9853 sounded like total ****



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