Radio Replacement

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  1. ShiftZZ

    ShiftZZ Funster Life Member

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    We have a Blaupunkt its old and no Blutooth etc. rather complex etc..

    Thinking of changing it...

    Any suggestions?
     
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    A Blaupunkt with bluetooth :)
     
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    There are vast amount out there that would suffice im sure . Dependant on your budget really. I have just swapped ours from a single din JVC to a double din (Sat nav and ipod /usb/dvd bluetooth etc etc) for a Phillips touch screen jobby! :whistle: To be honest...was not sure about it at the start but funds dictated the purchase as budget was busted with my new van purchase! (y) Having said that...Really looks the part!
    The system cost £255 ! So far chuffed to bits with it. Completed warranty on line and got an extra 2 years so again..quite happy. Sound is really good and quite 'Healthy too' for a minor brand in today's market.
    Satnav is from GPS via a Microsd card IGO . Works well . The other gubbins's like usb and aux work fine too. Loads of different media styles to choose from if you like to store your music that is?
    Im sure though you will find something suitable sir so enjoy the search!
     
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    More info needed

    Is it in your MH, car or something else?

    Does it just need to be a radio or do you want other functions I.e. Satnav integrated?

    Is it double or single din?
     
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    Hi Dave try the cheapo from Aldi 50 quid ish had a couple with decent results-more to do with your speakers as you adjust base and treble to suit -I have one at present in a vehicle and v/happy with it,just not sure what vehicle its in :D
     
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    I might consider one of these. At present I have a cheapo chinese truck satnav (which is surprisingly good). I wonder if it might be possible to transfer the mapping software to allow the vehicle sizing to be accomodated?

    Wyn
     
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    Just bought one of these Dave, and I can only say FANTASTIC! Only takes a few minutes for the valves to warm up when switched on, (engine running first), and the long wave reception is great.(y)

    radio1.jpg
     
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    stereo version
     
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    Not much good for Shifty Vic, that's the model he has now. Their made in Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliog
    Cats trwch blewyn Radio Manufacturing Company Ltd (y)
     
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    If you need to supplement it with the latest 8 Track Stereo player I've got a few in the garage. Hell, one of them might even be working.
     
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    I bought one in 1974. It cost me a fortune. £10. :cry: It broke two years ago after only a miserable 40 years service. Disgusting workmanship. :(
     
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    I know it is a silly question but what is single or double din? Also does £255 include fitting it ... also what can go wrong. I may be left with £500 after the robbing b*** sorry social services take all mum and dad's stuff to pay for care home. A radio would be nice way to remember them.

    Sorry Shiftzz ..hope this not seen as pinching your thread but as 'enveloping' it. X
     
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    Can I interest you in a nice wolf?? :sneaky:
     
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    Is his name Tootles? :*
     
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    It's the space it takes up in the dash in terms of height.

    Single din is "traditional" car radio size, about 2" or so high

    Double din is double the height of a single. These are usually ones with screens.
     
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    It can be...........:)
     
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    Well if you're missing your Best of The Osmonds cartridge you could always upgrade to a cassette player :)
     
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    OK, 40 years..........I suppose I can live with that.....BUT, it melted my Judge Dread 8 track cassette. :cry::cry::cry::cry::cry:
     
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    WOW, you have that as well?? Small world! :)
     
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    Shiftzz ... are you sorry you asked?
     
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