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Old 05-02-2002, 01:12 AM
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In another thread someone had mentioned they didn't think the hard drive would stand up to the pounding of a boat in a mp3. Is this true? Was wondering about mounting in the engine compartment, will the heat bother it more?
And what about the cd, won't it get the bejesus rattled out of it. I only want to spend money once on this.
Can anyone help answer these. This is in one of those 40' tanks (scarab)
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Skip it! Go with the XM radio No more skips no hard drive to deal with, just clean clear digital feed. Just did mine last week its awesome!!!
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Jrocket....whats the cost on that.....fill me in on this....never heard of it before....
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Take a look at Sony CD changers...They have built memory that stores several of seconds of music so you won't hear any skips....Also, I believe the new changers can play MP3 files that are burned onto CD's...No hard drive to worry about...Also, they have cool wired remotes
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I think that a hard drive is only an issue if you're using a laptop to play mp3 files. Like Greg said, most head units that play mp3's play them from a CD. You basically can get 100+ songs on a cd in mp3 format instead of 10-15. Many of the portable units use compact flash memory (or something like it) that I think is unaffected by bouncing around.
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Just installed Pioneer 740 Premeir series the head unit is a CD player w/ 50 x 4 amp in unit, mounted four Alpine 6by Marine speakers, the XM feature is satelite feed digital radio w/ vitualy no commercials can pick over 100 channels of music weather channel , ESPN, NASCAR, CNN love it pay $9.95 a month can do it by year or at 3 month intervals. sounds better than CD with no skips at 20mph 0r 70mph Sounds Great!!!!!!
also comes with great remote! shoots into cabin from driverseat

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Oh yea! cost, I put about $350 in the headunit the XM reciever is about the same as unit give or take $50, Antenae $60 to $100
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I have a Sony 10 disc changer mounted in my boat and it has skipped twice in 2 years! And their newer stuff is even better.
 
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I have a similar set up pioneer 7400, eclipse,babbs. I was rockin out at 100 mph without a skip in the beat,

XM Rocks!!!!

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I have 4 babbs-I guess 934's and need to replace them as the cones have broken. Do you know of any deals on Babbs? Which speakers do you have. Are Babbs fairly decent? Also, I am looking to spend around $350 on a stereo/cd. Any recomendations?
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