Fitting a double DIN radio/sat nav

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    I have a 2008 Peugeot motorhome with the standard basic radio/CD player and am contemplating having a double size colour screen controlled radio/cd/ sat nav fitted. The well known makes cost an arm and a leg but there are several less known makes for sale on EBay. I fancy the XOMAX 2DTSBN6210 which is sold from Germany for around. £200 but would probably have it professionally installed.
    Questions are:-
    Is the space on the Peugeot big enough for a double din device?
    Has anyone fitted a similar item and did they have any problems?
    There is a video input to the screen for a reversing camera which my van has fitted so are the outputs from video cameras all the same ( composite video via the usual yellow phono plug).
    Any other comments?
     
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    The radio comes with a frame and trim so would not need to buy anything hopefully!
     
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    The frame and trim will be to fit a double din standard opening, you don't have one.
     
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    So the plate you sent a link for converts the Peugeot/ Fiat opening to the standard double din?
     
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    Hi, I went down the 'arm and a leg' route and installed Pioneer, DAB radio and sat Nav with rear camera. It's great to have the unit in one piece installed and no leads etc everywhere. One thing and it's been mentioned before when Installed a separate power isolating switch was used, apparently some units still pull power when turned off!
     
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    Yes that's the idea.
     
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    You even need the adapter for a single DIN unit as the fiat radio back then is not a DIN size. I upgraded to a DAB Kenwood from this pioneer
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    Personally I think double DIN sat nav radios are in the wrong position for safe driving.
    We use the 7" Chinese truck sat nav as far forward as possible, both me and the wife can see it clearly without looking down or sideways
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    I am going to get some advice from a mobile fitter before deciding what to do. but any more suggestions will help and thanks to those who have already given advice
     
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