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Alpine CDA-9857R

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Reviews and Problems with Alpine CDA-9857R

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Overall 8

"Great sound, Easy navigation, Intuitive controls."

SnarkyOne, CNET
22 August 2007
  • Pros: Great sound, Intuitive Ipod controls
  • Cons: Equalizer could be better but still not bad.
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Overall 7

"Better than the competition but lacking some features"

Reznuel, CNET
12 May 2007
  • Pros: HD Radio & Satellite-ready, great quality, sound, and faster iPod search feature verus competitors at this price.
  • Cons: weird ipod search function, no song memory feature, 2-band EQ
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Overall 5

"Alpine could do better"

riveraudio, CNET
16 April 2007
  • Pros: Build quality, ipod interface, display, ease of use
  • Cons: Tuner reception, Blue leds at night , lack of features.
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Overall 7

"Flexibile head unit with add-ons"

alrock, CNET
4 March 2007
  • Pros: Good 2 line screen, works well with XM
  • Cons: Bit pricey; bluetooth option too expensive
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Overall 9

"Very Nice Ipod Feature"

fictionalfv, CNET
1 February 2007
  • Pros: Ipod Integration, Sirius Integration, everything that I was looking for!!!!
  • Cons: Lack of Scrolling Ability with Remote Control
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Overall 5

"Try the controls before buying!!"

Jkneer, CNET
4 December 2006
Overall 9

"Crystal clear sound and all the whirly gigs to boot!"

ewestet, CNET
14 September 2006
  • Pros: Wide linear amplifications range, easy to navigate, beautiful deck and finish
  • Cons: Haven't explored all the options that this deck has to find its weaknesses
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Overall 3

"Needs mid-range control, not enough characters displayed for SIRIUS"

spyder180, CNET
12 September 2006
  • Pros: iPod control, power, sound
  • Cons: lousy AM/FM tuner, not enough characters displayed for SIRIUS, no mid-range control
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Overall 5

"Not good for a large Ipod library."

alecasa, CNET
9 August 2006
  • Pros: Lightweight
  • Cons: Poor audio customization. Slow ipod searching.
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Overall 9

"A must have for Ipod users! A great head unit !"

mikeg922, CNET
13 June 2006
  • Pros: Full speed Ipod link cable available, although some shops include. All in all a great all arround stereo with all the options needed.
  • Cons: A bit tricky to use at first, but picked it up pretty quick. May be over some peopls heads as far as all the setting opions.
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