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Subject: Re: JukeBox in the car
From: Chris Holt (amiga2k_at_cox.net)
On Thu, 15 Jan 2004 22:28:37 -0500, SteamShip wrote:
> Just out of curiosity Glenn, why do you want to go to all that trouble
> when you will get the same FM quality sound using the $30 broadcasting
> module that I mentioned? I have enjoyed being able to take it with me
> in anyone's car. Maybe you have a high quality multi-component car
> system, but my experience traveling in most cars where you need to hear
> sirens and other outside noise, leads me to the conclusion that it
> would be hard to get significantly better sound while on the road.
I've not found that to be true at all. I find significant and very
audible differences between the FM radio (including transmitters), the
JBR20 connected via cassette adapter and CD. (worst to best in that
order) No high end system here, simply the upgraded factory system in a 98
Dodge Durango 4x4 (read: significant 5.9L engine and 31" tire noise) and
some Audiovox speakers to replace the horrid paper cone Infinity speakers.
The speakers were like $40 a pair and the system probably produces no
more than 100w total.
Were it not for the 3 way head unit, I would have likely shelled out the
$100-$150 or so for an Audiovox with the front panel 3.5mm aux jack and
have been done with it.
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