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    becker or jvc

    Hi all, originally posted in B5 forum, but thought I would move the thread over here to get some technical opinions I am looking for a new stereo for the car and am stuck between 2 at the mo. One is the Becker and the other is the JVC.....Becker sat nav, jvc dvd which one would you guys on here have? or maybe a different HU completely. Don't know if it makes any difference but I have a Bose set up at the moment





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    Becker everytime. Doubt the JVC would even fit, looks too fat to be standard DIN size and looks very fiddly to control.

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    from the two you suggested the becker unit would be my choice
    but personally i would go with nakamichi for sound quality (cd)and alpine for ease of use and any from of screen such as for navigation or dvd
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    Becker, the jvc is all show and not a lot of go. Oh, and not a nak they are far too delicate for my liking.
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    Becker for me - since i got my grand prix i have not looked back nor miss my old gimicky alpines i used to buy!

    the telephone equipment is excellent and combined with my sound system the becker's sound quality is truely awesome!

    i got my becker GP and ipod adaptor, facia and autoleads sub lead for £340 fitted

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    So generally the Becker seems the better choice. How would it fir in with the std Bose system though. Have heard some hu's cause crackling and popping etc. I guess I would also need a faceplate adapter and connector?
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    Most Beckers are a straight swap as they use the same bizarre mini-ISO connector for the active system, but some need a slight mod to trigger the Bose amp. Should just need fascia adapter and antenna adapter.

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    So what does this slight mod involve. I am a total dunce when it comes to wiggly amps and anything I can't physically see move
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