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What H/U to go with???

My local audio place has these companies to choose from
-Audiovox/Jensen
-Clairion
-Eclipse
-Kenwood

what is the best brand to go with????
I'm thinking about ordering mine from Crutchfield instead so I can buy an Alpine or Pioneer
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my favorite out of those is clarion/eclipse/kenwood/not jenson at all

eclipse is one of the best sq decks on the market
dont really know much about kenwood
check bestbuy or might try going to Jimmy's he has pretty cool stuff
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I'd go pioneer or alpine also. other than that eclipse
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ECLIPSE hands down..
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Alpine!!!!!!
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eclipse
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eclipse
i second that..Eclipse has the best features, best warranty deal, best securty features, awsome specs..




Alpine
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Alpine or Eclipse... depending on how much of an Audiophile you are. The 5 volt pre-outs on the Eclipse deck (or 8 volt, if you've got alot of money) will make for a SWEET sounding system.
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Eclipse man thats what i got Eclipse CD8445

High 8V preamp output
Advanced 2-mode Sound Control DSP:
Circle Surrond II
Area Shot
Memory Stick..

but like Kyle said if you want to spend the money then go with Eclipse you cant go wrong
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I'm liking the Eclipse any one got some pics of it in their ranger???
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My friend had it in his f-150. The display isn't very flashy, but oooo lordy did it sound amazing!
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well Insurance isnt paying for it so I guess I'm stuck with the f'ing stocker...
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thats mine kinda a bad pic..

i didnt know if yous till wanted a pic
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I have a Kenwood. It's my second Kenwood deck. I like it, but to be honest, were I to do it over again, I'd have gone w/ an Alpine this time around. Very similar features, very similar prices, yet the Alpine just rubs me better.

My #1 complaint w/ my new Kenwood is that they dropped the mute/ATT button! This is idiotic. Having a mute button that works in any source (CD/Tuner/Satelite) is imperitive. My last Kenwood (in my '99) had such a feature. The new one has the feature, but there's no button on the face for it, only on the remote. There is a pause button for the CD.. but then that only does the trick when in CD. What's retarded is they could have made the pause/play button do the mute/ATT function in other sources too. It wouldn't have been that complicated.

That feature alone would drive me to another brand.
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pioneer thats all i run and thats all i wil run...
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Pioneer! but you know if your looking for clearity sony or clarion!! fuc*ing nice. but i got the pioneer tho!
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did you just say sony for sq?!?!?!?!

my clarion is one of the better sq decks that i know of, sounds great
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d?!?!?!

my clarion is one of the better sq decks that i know of, sounds great
Clarion is also good but it wasnt one of the choices lol...

but again for like the 5th time ECLIPSE

see its kinda like this..

Zach Will stand by KCs all day long
Evan Will stand by Eclipse all day long... :)
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it all depends which model you get... the brand really makes no difference...
id go with kenwood or alpine... my freind just got a kenwood and it sounds really good
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you can make pretty much any HU sound good just needs some eq-ing
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Alpine!!!!!!

Alpine!!!!
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if you need the power, go with eclipse.. it wont let you down. i've got one of ther 8volt preouts.. its amazing. if you dont need that much, go with one of the cheaper ones you've listed..
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