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Old 09-19-2012, 05:22 AM   #21
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Betik - How did you go with ordering from Incarmeadia? Any dramas? Take long to get to you?

Lucas (Clickable Automotive)- Please do, you will certainly have my business and many other members on here!

Guys is it still worth getting the android version if I'm not going to use it with the net (mostly for music and TV) and does anyone have any good recommendations on what reverse camera to get?

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Old 09-19-2012, 08:59 AM   #22
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Old 09-19-2012, 09:01 AM   #23
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I've had a dynavin since 2010 and never had any issues works and sound quality the same as the OEM cd player I had before. I never switch it off since I use it for the handsfree phone feature and the reverse camera.
I'm also upgrading to a type r system will this enhance my sound quality?
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Old 09-19-2012, 09:41 AM   #24
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I'm also upgrading to a type r system will this enhance my sound quality?
Afaik, the Dynavin unit is still better than the OEM. So yes sound quality will be improved.
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Old 09-19-2012, 05:19 PM   #25
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I have the Dynavin D90 V5 WinCE unit, works awsome... plays cd/dvd/mp3 , i have a 32gb usb drive plugged in which also plays avi (DivX) video files instead of having to burn DVDs. Bluetooth handsfree and Mic work pretty good, can also listen to music off iphone/ipod via bluetooth. I just upgraded the Maps with speed camera locations etc..

The only downside was the cd/dvd drive failed and the gps receiver stopped working, It was covered under warranty and i had the whole unit replaced by Dynavin a few weeks ago.
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Betik - How did you go with ordering from Incarmeadia? Any dramas? Take long to get to you?

Lucas (Clickable Automotive)- Please do, you will certainly have my business and many other members on here!

Guys is it still worth getting the android version if I'm not going to use it with the net (mostly for music and TV) and does anyone have any good recommendations on what reverse camera to get?

Thanks guys,
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Old 09-19-2012, 09:53 PM   #26
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I'm also upgrading to a type r system will this enhance my sound quality?
you mean alpine type r speakers ? If so definitely will improve sound quality with or without the dynavin. I got JBL splits.
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Old 09-19-2012, 10:46 PM   #27
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Yer type r splits front n back amp n sub $1000 and a dynavin should be half decent sound system
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Old 09-22-2012, 10:13 PM   #28
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so far the dynavin makes a constant ringing sound... and says unable to scan for networks.. the rhs speakers don't work (that could be wiring haven't got it check yet) other than that it every thing pretty much works
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Old 09-22-2012, 10:17 PM   #29
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so far the dynavin makes a constant ringing sound... and says unable to scan for networks.. the rhs speakers don't work (that could be wiring haven't got it check yet) other than that it every thing pretty much works
Check all connections again and make sure you plugged in the USB Wifi dongle to the correct USB port. Btw, do you have an external amp?

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Old 09-22-2012, 10:30 PM   #30
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Old 09-22-2012, 10:36 PM   #31
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Find a local supplier for Focal audio, even their entry level products produce fantastic sound. Much better than Alpine, IMO... just my two cents.
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Old 09-23-2012, 08:43 AM   #32
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you mean alpine type r speakers ? If so definitely will improve sound quality with or without the dynavin. I got JBL splits.
Maybe I'm just picky, but I have JL C5's and they sound average through a Dynavin. I had a Alpine headunit before the Dynavin and the sound was 3x better.

The C5's are running off a JL HD amp aswell.
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Old 09-23-2012, 05:46 PM   #33
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Sound is only as good as it's source. Turd in turd out. The DAC in entry level Alpine will infinitely better than the DAC in the Dynavin. Even so for the OEM Alpine/Blaupunkt units.

But Pants.On.Fire I would be questioning the install of your components if it sounds average but having said those speakers are not exactly well regarded.
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Old 09-23-2012, 10:32 PM   #34
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Sound is only as good as it's source. Turd in turd out. The DAC in entry level Alpine will infinitely better than the DAC in the Dynavin. Even so for the OEM Alpine/Blaupunkt units.

But Pants.On.Fire I would be questioning the install of your components if it sounds average but having said those speakers are not exactly well regarded.
I play flac through CD but what I meant was, that my old alpine headline running the same gear sounded so much better. So they are installed correctly just sound a lot worse. But like i said im picky!

Where did you hear the c5's are not well regarded? I couldn't find many bad reviews on them, and all I did find was that they were better than the type r's. (if you are referring to the Type r's mentioned earlier)

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Old 09-23-2012, 10:53 PM   #35
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I would recommend Focal speakers also over the alpine. You could run a JBL MS8 processor from any radio and dramatically improve the quality of any speakers, including your factory ones. It's not an ultimate solution but does some pretty cool things without all the time and work it usually does...
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Hi all, I got the Hong Kong Ebay special $480, DVD NAV etc, the connections did not match the factory HK system so pulled the whole HK sytem out, speakers amp, nav, Changer the whole lot.
Fitted 5 chanel amp, kenwood splits, and clarion 10 inch sub. All worked fantastic until I started the car, I no longer need the taco as the stereo whirr told me what was happening. After 3 inline and 2 power filters, and being re wired 5 times with different earth/power combinations and $100 in parts, I sent the unit back another $90. I am either getting money back or a new unit. Wish I had known about incar media. If I get my money back will get one of their units. I currently have a Clarion DVD bluetooth unit forced into the hole and it works fine, no whirrrrrrrr. Are you all happy the incarmedia unit is worth getting. The cheap HK unit fitted great and was easy to use and I hope they can replace it but looks like they will give me my money back as they cannot guaruntee it won't whirr. My car had the factory Alpine TV NAV Cassette system with the small screen, the connactions do not seem the same as any other BM??
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Old 09-25-2012, 04:41 AM   #37
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If you ground the headunit to the amp ground point on the car might have fixed the whirr , but yeah cheap units have terrible grinding issues
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Tried that, you name it I tried it, as the clarion unit had no issues no mater how it got wired I am going to blame the Hong Kong unit,
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I play flac through CD but what I meant was, that my old alpine headline running the same gear sounded so much better. So they are installed correctly just sound a lot worse. But like i said im picky!

Where did you hear the c5's are not well regarded? I couldn't find many bad reviews on them, and all I did find was that they were better than the type r's. (if you are referring to the Type r's mentioned earlier)
Yeah I got what you were saying and was pretty much agreeing with you.

In regards to the C5's, i'm not saying they are a bad set, it's just they are not most sonically impressive speakers for the price. Even seen them out placed by DLS RS6's which can be had for almost 200 cheaper street price. Back to back, mounted on axis in a demo car at FCA.

But having said all that, considering what else is out there that you could have bought it's all good
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Yeah I got what you were saying and was pretty much agreeing with you.

In regards to the C5's, i'm not saying they are a bad set, it's just they are not most sonically impressive speakers for the price. Even seen them out placed by DLS RS6's which can be had for almost 200 cheaper street price. Back to back, mounted on axis in a demo car at FCA.

But having said all that, considering what else is out there that you could have bought it's all good
Yeah I realised this after I bought them. I liked the Kappa's I heard. Next time I will definitely buying something more up there.

Nothing really sounds that great in an E46 anyway due to the location of the speakers.
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