Show Me Your Head Unit!

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Show Me Your Head Unit!

Post by Risocco » Sun May 06, 2012 7:39 pm

Don't half fancy a new one, one that feels a little more period and less colourfull. Got my heart seat on Nakamichi, but Spurs scoring from a set piece would be more likely. Lets see what ya got!


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Post by ianaudia4 » Mon May 07, 2012 9:30 pm

Nate wrote:http://www.caraudiocentre.co.uk/product ... -26747.htm

got this in the van. love it
Same as I have in the Scala, bought it as I wanted Bluetooth and green illumination.


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Post by Nate » Mon May 07, 2012 11:13 pm

my only complaint is that every few weeks, it will either unpair itself from my phone, or turn off the internal amp. neither of which is a big issue, it's just annoying


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Post by fonzooorooo » Tue May 08, 2012 8:17 am

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Thing with Alpine is you can't really tell how old they are - this is old enough not to play copied CDs(!) but still has a changer socket so you can pop an adapter in and get a line in... Proper line outs front and rear and a dedicated sub out, Internal amp's good - I've got it in my B4 estate driving alpine comps in front, infinity comps in the rear and feeding a cheap amp running a 12" RF ... Complete install for under £100



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Post by the edmundator » Tue May 08, 2012 8:51 am

Panasonic (who seem to have stopped making ICE) and Blaupunkt are obviously your only choices for an OEM-ish look. Their recent stuff has also been fairly plain, which might be what you want.

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Re: Show Me Your Head Unit!

Post by Nate » Tue May 08, 2012 10:31 am

fonzooorooo wrote:Thing with Alpine is you can't really tell how old they are - this is old enough not to play copied CDs(!) but still has a changer socket so you can pop an adapter in and get a line in... Proper line outs front and rear and a dedicated sub out, Internal amp's good - I've got it in my B4 estate driving alpine comps in front, infinity comps in the rear and feeding a cheap amp running a 12" RF ... Complete install for under £100
think i've got a changer for this unit in the shed if you're interested... Image


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Post by fonzooorooo » Tue May 08, 2012 12:30 pm

Nate wrote:
fonzooorooo wrote:Thing with Alpine is you can't really tell how old they are - this is old enough not to play copied CDs(!) but still has a changer socket so you can pop an adapter in and get a line in... Proper line outs front and rear and a dedicated sub out, Internal amp's good - I've got it in my B4 estate driving alpine comps in front, infinity comps in the rear and feeding a cheap amp running a 12" RF ... Complete install for under £100
think i've got a changer for this unit in the shed if you're interested... Image
But then I'd have nowhere to plug my [I can't believe it's not an] i pod in...



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Re: Show Me Your Head Unit!

Post by Risocco » Wed May 09, 2012 8:31 pm

Ta chaps, but I have decided to go down an alternate route
the edmundator wrote:Panasonic (who seem to have stopped making ICE) and Blaupunkt are obviously your only choices for an OEM-ish look. Their recent stuff has also been fairly plain, which might be what you want.
Found a rather lovely Panasonic unit on clearance on eBay, fairly period looking as you suggested, will be the back up plan, cheers mate.


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Re: Show Me Your Head Unit!

Post by Nate » Wed May 09, 2012 8:50 pm

for anyone near gloucester, harry buckland has a 90s passat in with a vintage blaupunkt cassette head unit


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Re: Show Me Your Head Unit!

Post by AndyRocco » Wed May 16, 2012 10:08 pm

Risocco wrote:Don't half fancy a new one, one that feels a little more period and less colourfull. Got my heart seat on Nakamichi, but Spurs scoring from a set piece would be more likely. Lets see what ya got!
Only just got rid of my Nakamichi too :( let it go cheap too