Alpine's New IPOD specific head unit

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Alpine's New IPOD specific head unit

Post by sirwilliam » Tue May 15, 2007 9:56 am

Okay, saw this in the Crutchfield big book (very evil, evil book :lol: ).

Anyway, it is the Alpine IDA-X001...and it is freakin' sweet!

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Did I also mention it has bluetooth capability? :D
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Post by Sabre » Tue May 15, 2007 12:10 pm

While I LOVE the screen... I just can't bring myself to pay that much for something without a CD/DVD drive :(
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Post by chicken n waffles » Tue May 15, 2007 12:12 pm

if i'm shelling out $400 to put a head unit in my subie, it damn well better be double din.
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Post by Mr Kleen » Tue May 15, 2007 12:18 pm

have you seen an isometric view? the giant knob in the center sticks waaaay out. :shock:

Eclipse has a new 2xDIN with a detachable TomTom nav unit. it doesn't have an optical media bay either...


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Post by sirwilliam » Tue May 15, 2007 12:24 pm

Mr Kleen wrote:have you seen an isometric view? the giant knob in the center sticks waaaay out. :shock:

Eclipse has a new 2xDIN with a detachable TomTom nav unit. it doesn't have an optical media bay either...


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Yeah, I didn't even notice that this didn't have a CD/DVD drive b/c I was only interested in the IPOD interface/display and bluetooth...guess I was wow'd by the beauty....

Yeah, that Eclipse unit is pretty sweet.

There is also the new Blaupunkt head units that do bluetooth and ipod that are fairly cheap and look real nice.

Also, I like the new units that just have a SD card slot for MP3's and such but I am still waiting for a chance to make my $25 ipod interface mod for my stock XT 6-disc HU.

If I could have my wish list:

-DDin Alpine DVD 7" touch panel w/ removal face piece (or false front stealth cover) w/ IPOD interface and bluetooth adapter
-Infinity Kappa components F&R
-Infinity Kappa 10" sub in small sealed box.
-2 alpine digital amps (4 channel and 2 channel)

That would be good enough for me (I know you can get better but that is good on a budget).
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Post by Cereb Daithi » Tue May 15, 2007 12:30 pm

i really don't care about cd/dvd anymore. as long as the storage space is big enough im all for the move to digital media. companies like Microsoft are already pushing to do that anyways.

as for the head unit. it does indeed look cool. but it's useless to me since i don't own an ipod. (<3 iRiver) I'm robably the only guy on the face of this earth that is a mac user but wont buy an iPod

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Post by Mr Kleen » Tue May 15, 2007 4:04 pm

Steve's AVIC-D2 is sweet, and the tC has a 2xDIN cover. I'd rock a D3 if I wasn't so paranoid. :?

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Post by snaab » Wed May 16, 2007 5:48 pm

I just got the Alpine CDA-9857 which has iPod integration. I'm able to cycle through folders (artist, album, etc) and select songs alphabetically while still being able to play CD's and for over 100 dollars less...
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Post by Phibs » Wed May 16, 2007 10:46 pm

Paranoid how (re: D3)?

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Post by WRXWagon2112 » Thu May 17, 2007 7:13 am

Phibs wrote:Paranoid how (re: D3)?
It's kind of difficult to hide an expensive double-DIN head unit. So I'm guessing he's paranoid about someone seeing the D3 in his car and breaking in to steal it.

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Post by Mr Kleen » Thu May 17, 2007 8:19 am

WRXWagon2112 wrote:
Phibs wrote:Paranoid how (re: D3)?
It's kind of difficult to hide an expensive double-DIN head unit. So I'm guessing he's paranoid about someone seeing the D3 in his car and breaking in to steal it.
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Post by izzy death » Wed Sep 05, 2007 6:03 pm

Mr Kleen wrote:have you seen an isometric view? the giant knob in the center sticks waaaay out. :shock:

Eclipse has a new 2xDIN with a detachable TomTom nav unit. it doesn't have an optical media bay either...


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you got a model number for that eclipse?
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Post by Mr Kleen » Thu Sep 06, 2007 9:25 am

no, but Google does. :wink:

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Post by izzy death » Thu Sep 06, 2007 11:59 am

dang... wayyyy outta my proce range
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Post by sirwilliam » Thu Sep 06, 2007 4:35 pm

izzy death wrote:dang... wayyyy outta my proce range
How is $500 shipped for a in dash dual din w/ removable hand held NAV system and blue tooth out of your price range? :shock:



...okay, $500 may be a little high for some to spend but still that is a seriously sweet price!!!
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Post by snaab » Thu Sep 06, 2007 6:40 pm

A nav system alone would be over 500

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Post by sirwilliam » Fri Sep 07, 2007 8:33 am

snaab wrote:A nav system alone would be over 500
^^You have much to learn young jedi!
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How is $500 shipped for a in dash dual din w/ removable hand held NAV system and blue tooth out of your price range? :shock:

Go to crutchfield. The end.
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Post by chicken n waffles » Fri Sep 07, 2007 9:20 am

sirwilliam wrote:
sirwilliam wrote:
How is $500 shipped for a in dash dual din w/ removable hand held NAV system and blue tooth out of your price range? :shock:



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Post by sirwilliam » Fri Sep 07, 2007 9:25 am

chicken n waffles wrote: did i miss something, or did you just quote, and talk down to, yourself?
Yeah, thanks...my son got sleep last night but I didn't :(
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Post by Libra Monkee » Fri Sep 07, 2007 3:55 pm

chicken n waffles wrote:if i'm shelling out $400 to put a head unit in my subie, it damn well better be double din.
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I can do without the DVD but I don't want to have to a gaping pockekt where the rest of my radio should be.
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Post by snaab » Sat Sep 08, 2007 11:19 am

Libra Monkee wrote:
chicken n waffles wrote:if i'm shelling out $400 to put a head unit in my subie, it damn well better be double din.
QFT

I can do without the DVD but I don't want to have to a gaping pockekt where the rest of my radio should be.
Duh, put a wonderfully useful three-jewel-case-holding slot there. GENIUS.

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Post by sirwilliam » Sun Sep 09, 2007 9:30 am

snaab wrote:
Libra Monkee wrote:
chicken n waffles wrote:if i'm shelling out $400 to put a head unit in my subie, it damn well better be double din.
QFT

I can do without the DVD but I don't want to have to a gaping pockekt where the rest of my radio should be.
Duh, put a wonderfully useful three-jewel-case-holding slot there. GENIUS.
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Post by chicken n waffles » Sun Sep 09, 2007 9:58 am

i think you 2 missed his point. he knows there would be room for a pocket there, but he (and i) are of the opinion that a double din slot occupied by a single din head unit and a gaudy plastic pocket = fail.
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Post by snaab » Sun Sep 09, 2007 11:20 am

snaab wrote:Duh, put a wonderfully useful three-jewel-case-holding slot there. GENIUS.
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Post by Mr Kleen » Mon Sep 10, 2007 8:30 am

chicken n waffles wrote:...he (and i) are of the opinion that a double din slot occupied by a single din head unit and a ... plastic pocket = fail.
i can has fail? :(

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