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How good are the Alpine UTE-62 Mechanic-less head units?  are they good sound quality compared to CD-players with the same specs..3-way-xover, parametric EQ,thinking about getting one


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7 hours ago, jrouter76 said:

How good are the Alpine UTE-62 Mechanic-less head units?  are they good sound quality compared to CD-players with the same specs..3-way-xover, parametric EQ,thinking about getting one

4 volt pre-out but only 9 bands of eq. itll sound decent, but the offerings from JVC and Pioneer would be more tunable for the price range

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9 hours ago, jrouter76 said:

How good are the Alpine UTE-62 Mechanic-less head units?  are they good sound quality compared to CD-players with the same specs..3-way-xover, parametric EQ,thinking about getting one

Sound quality is pretty good. I like it better than my Kenwood. Probably depends on what you're used to if you've had a different brand for a long time you may prefer how x brand sounds over alpine. Parametric eq. Vs a standard eq there's a difference. I prefer my 9 band parametric over my 13 band personally I wouldn't say it's  less tunable. You can go to whatever frequency you're trying to adjust and adjust the width but you can only do that 9 x. Idk I'm no expert but I like parametric eqs.


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overlooked the word parametric, my mistake

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2 hours ago, youdoofus said:

overlooked the word parametric, my mistake

I thought you would've know being the fact he was asking about alpine 


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3 minutes ago, fithwheel said:

I thought you would've know being the fact he was asking about alpine 

ive always been a big fan of alpines parametric eqs. i was selling them back in the cda-7998 era and the 5 band para eq on that thing was sweet, especially for the time. Its also very nice to see that they havent suffered the same fate as many other, once prominent brands

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Idk what  they're doing getting away from 3 way crossovers looks like to me. A lot of their single din only have a 3 band parametric eq.and no 3 way. 

Op it's pretty much the same radio as the 163/164 without the cd player. I've got a 163 I was using in my truck and swapped it out with the 62. It's exactly the same other then slightly different cosmetics. Imo it has a better sq then the dd Kenwood I use in my other truck. The compression restore is better in the alpine too. Seems to do a better job in helping Pandora /Sirius/ Amazon etc. sound better. I think it's a good unit in that price range anyway 


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work truck 2017 international pro star Alpine ute62 hu. Amps RF t1000.5ad 4 ch mode infinity k1000  sa 15 3.5 @ 30hz or 2 type s12 6.3 @ 41 hz  or jbl s3 2.0 36hz. or nvx  vcw 10 1.1 @ 32hz  2 8 " eminence pro woofers. 2" Dayton rs52fn midrange. 1 1/8 Dayton dc28f silk dome tweeters.

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1 hour ago, fithwheel said:

Idk what  they're doing getting away from 3 way crossovers looks like to me. A lot of their single din only have a 3 band parametric eq.and no 3 way. 

Op it's pretty much the same radio as the 163/164 without the cd player. I've got a 163 I was using in my truck and swapped it out with the 62. It's exactly the same other then slightly different cosmetics. Imo it has a better sq then the dd Kenwood I use in my other truck. The compression restore is better in the alpine too. Seems to do a better job in helping Pandora /Sirius/ Amazon etc. sound better. I think it's a good unit in that price range anyway 

it would be a hard sell to say anything disparaging about this deck at this price

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2 hours ago, fithwheel said:

Idk what  they're doing getting away from 3 way crossovers looks like to me. A lot of their single din only have a 3 band parametric eq.and no 3 way. 

Op it's pretty much the same radio as the 163/164 without the cd player. I've got a 163 I was using in my truck and swapped it out with the 62. It's exactly the same other then slightly different cosmetics. Imo it has a better sq then the dd Kenwood I use in my other truck. The compression restore is better in the alpine too. Seems to do a better job in helping Pandora /Sirius/ Amazon etc. sound better. I think it's a good unit in that price range anyway 

Yes I noticed that too,Alpine has been downgrading their Parametric eq and it is hit as miss on  some HUs..for instance i love the look of the 149BT hu and it doen`t have the 3-way x-over,but it has  the 9-Band parametric EQ....whish they stop playing games, why not give people what they want Damn it!...Now do you have the 62 UTE-BT or the 162 Head Unit?


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Mids & Highs amp PPI DCX1000.4

Subs 2-12 Si Mags 2nd gen.

Box ported tuned to 34hz 2.17 cu.ft dual chambers

Sub amp Kicker KX2500.1

 

H/U:Alpine 9815

Doors and Trunk are deaden by SS

PPI MAN

 

REFS:2lows10, XylerB, Scoobasteve, Ksin291,TheLow, Amokie , MemphisSoul4u , TheHardKnoxLife , RydHy3845 ,GORDOS420 , Mihklo,Jameseypoo , integra88

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2 hours ago, fithwheel said:

Idk what  they're doing getting away from 3 way crossovers looks like to me. A lot of their single din only have a 3 band parametric eq.and no 3 way. 

Op it's pretty much the same radio as the 163/164 without the cd player. I've got a 163 I was using in my truck and swapped it out with the 62. It's exactly the same other then slightly different cosmetics. Imo it has a better sq then the dd Kenwood I use in my other truck. The compression restore is better in the alpine too. Seems to do a better job in helping Pandora /Sirius/ Amazon etc. sound better. I think it's a good unit in that price range anyway 

Ok i just looked at your signature and see the 62ute Head Unit....my bad... question does it sound just as good as my CDA-9815 HU I currently have I know it has 4 more EQ bands and no CD-Mechancism Transport...what are the limitations of the 62-ute-bt?

 


Active Front Tweeters:Seas Neo Alumn.

 

Midbass:ID OEMs

Mids & Highs amp PPI DCX1000.4

Subs 2-12 Si Mags 2nd gen.

Box ported tuned to 34hz 2.17 cu.ft dual chambers

Sub amp Kicker KX2500.1

 

H/U:Alpine 9815

Doors and Trunk are deaden by SS

PPI MAN

 

REFS:2lows10, XylerB, Scoobasteve, Ksin291,TheLow, Amokie , MemphisSoul4u , TheHardKnoxLife , RydHy3845 ,GORDOS420 , Mihklo,Jameseypoo , integra88

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4 minutes ago, jrouter76 said:

Ok i just looked at your signature and see the 62ute Head Unit....my bad... question does it sound just as good as my CDA-9815 HU I currently have I know it has 4 more EQ bands and no CD-Mechancism Transport...what are the limitations of the 62-ute-bt?

 

I've already dug my way out of your vortex 

Just Google it figure it out for yourself 


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1 minute ago, fithwheel said:

I've already dug my way out of your vortex 

Just Google it figure it out for yourself 

Hey what the hell are you saying dude I asked as simple question , but you what  screw it   really a Vortex ,wow sorry if i butt-hurt you.


Active Front Tweeters:Seas Neo Alumn.

 

Midbass:ID OEMs

Mids & Highs amp PPI DCX1000.4

Subs 2-12 Si Mags 2nd gen.

Box ported tuned to 34hz 2.17 cu.ft dual chambers

Sub amp Kicker KX2500.1

 

H/U:Alpine 9815

Doors and Trunk are deaden by SS

PPI MAN

 

REFS:2lows10, XylerB, Scoobasteve, Ksin291,TheLow, Amokie , MemphisSoul4u , TheHardKnoxLife , RydHy3845 ,GORDOS420 , Mihklo,Jameseypoo , integra88

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6 minutes ago, jrouter76 said:

Hey what the hell are you saying dude I asked as simple question , but you what  screw it   really a Vortex ,wow sorry if i butt-hurt you.

Lol sorry man thought you were someone else. 


2006 ridgeline hu:KW ddx9903s morel 5.25 maximo comps 6.5 maximo coaxial 2 Dayton ultimax 8s 1.65 @35 amp Rf t1000x5ab

work truck 2017 international pro star Alpine ute62 hu. Amps RF t1000.5ad 4 ch mode infinity k1000  sa 15 3.5 @ 30hz or 2 type s12 6.3 @ 41 hz  or jbl s3 2.0 36hz. or nvx  vcw 10 1.1 @ 32hz  2 8 " eminence pro woofers. 2" Dayton rs52fn midrange. 1 1/8 Dayton dc28f silk dome tweeters.

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Limitations as far as what? Are you trying to run active 

22 minutes ago, jrouter76 said:

Ok i just looked at your signature and see the 62ute Head Unit....my bad... question does it sound just as good as my CDA-9815 HU I currently have I know it has 4 more EQ bands and no CD-Mechancism Transport...what are the limitations of the 62-ute-bt?

 

 


2006 ridgeline hu:KW ddx9903s morel 5.25 maximo comps 6.5 maximo coaxial 2 Dayton ultimax 8s 1.65 @35 amp Rf t1000x5ab

work truck 2017 international pro star Alpine ute62 hu. Amps RF t1000.5ad 4 ch mode infinity k1000  sa 15 3.5 @ 30hz or 2 type s12 6.3 @ 41 hz  or jbl s3 2.0 36hz. or nvx  vcw 10 1.1 @ 32hz  2 8 " eminence pro woofers. 2" Dayton rs52fn midrange. 1 1/8 Dayton dc28f silk dome tweeters.

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15 hours ago, youdoofus said:

4 volt pre-out but only 9 bands of eq. itll sound decent, but the offerings from JVC and Pioneer would be more tunable for the price range

paremetric is totally different from graphical. the 9 band parametric is every bit as good as the 13 band graphical IMO.


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If you are just using bluetooth, I'd skip all that head unit bullsh*t alltogether and get a dayton dsp with a bluetooth dongle.    SQ wise out the box is already better than my 80 prs tuned. With proper tuning it just get massively better.


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Headunit: Pioneer 80PRS......Mids/Highs two pioneer gm 8604 bridged, one at 4 ohms bridged one at 2 ohms bridged, one ppi 600.2 for tweets.

Front stage: Two PWX 10s per door midbass only....... PRV 6MR500 midrange....... Massive CT 2 german tweeters.

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On 2/6/2019 at 12:41 AM, Jeffdachef said:

If you are just using bluetooth, I'd skip all that head unit bullsh*t alltogether and get a dayton dsp with a bluetooth dongle.    SQ wise out the box is already better than my 80 prs tuned. With proper tuning it just get massively better.

This is prob the best choice. However, to answer the OP, the HU will only be as good as its source unit, so if you have a shitty file or storage unit, then no matter how much money you spend, the HU will still output shitty sound.

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