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10 Apr 2019 05:15 #205791 by Lambert
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Fitting the Sony mex-g820bt went well. As expected in a 4x100 unit it drives the rest of the system quite hard. Lots of bass which suits me and my raver music. Good bluetooth connection for music streaming but a slightly delayed audio if you watch a video on the phone with the car giving your audio but not irritating. One quite clever thing is the ability to synthesise a higher sound structure as in it can lift the sound focus out of the foot well and into the middle of the windshield without separate tweeters. I suspect that with a set of component speakers it could do magic! It has a downloadable app for the phone but I haven't been there yet. All buttons and screen colours are customizable to suit your dash colour. Generally speaking a good upgrade to my pioneer.

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10 Apr 2019 10:21 #205801 by Andy2640
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Lambert wrote: Fitting the Sony mex-g820bt went well. As expected in a 4x100 unit it drives the rest of the system quite hard. Lots of bass which suits me and my raver music. Good bluetooth connection for music streaming but a slightly delayed audio if you watch a video on the phone with the car giving your audio but not irritating. One quite clever thing is the ability to synthesise a higher sound structure as in it can lift the sound focus out of the foot well and into the middle of the windshield without separate tweeters. I suspect that with a set of component speakers it could do magic! It has a downloadable app for the phone but I haven't been there yet. All buttons and screen colours are customizable to suit your dash colour. Generally speaking a good upgrade to my pioneer.



Raver music......Hhahahaahahahaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!!

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10 Apr 2019 10:41 #205802 by Lambert
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Big fish. Little fish. Card. Board. Box!

If you can't feel it in your chest, it isn't LOUD ENOUGH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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10 Apr 2019 10:52 #205803 by Andy2640
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You be down with the crew boi! RESPECT.... BOOYaakassha :-)

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10 Apr 2019 11:03 #205804 by Lambert
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Innit braa!

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10 Apr 2019 11:06 #205805 by Lambert
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Oh and the best bit about being a raver; if you can remember it, you obviously weren't there!

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10 Apr 2019 20:13 #205843 by Daniel30
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Yeah the Sony is a good upgrade I have a double din Sony unit and there is a lot of customisation on it... You have to get the composites next ;)

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11 Apr 2019 04:25 #205851 by Lambert
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While I am very tempted Ermintrude is still a works van and not my private car so I have to at least try and moderate my spending to suit. Hence single din and not full double touch screen etc etc.

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11 Apr 2019 11:42 #205877 by DinoF
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I have a Sony head unit with remote control in mine. Single DIN size. Was thinking about putting a double DIN touchscreen model in. Has anyone had issues with all the shaking and rattling that goes on breaking the display?
I have this Kicker speaker set up in the back. The pumping bass gives me about 2mph quicker on the motorway.

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11 Apr 2019 11:57 #205878 by Lambert
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Have to say I have yet to shake my system to bits but I don't drive that hard off road. Plus the hu is bolted into the dashboard so it should be reasonable for rigidity.

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