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Alpine CDA-9883

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Overall 10
10

Alpine (Need I say more)

nashcat1, Ebay
4 January 2013
  • Summary: This Alpine CDA-9883 reciever is the best alpine model I have owned to date. I believe in the Alpine line of products and feel any Alpine model will give the most satisfaction for the money. This model 9883 reciever has the most used features, ipod,phone,HD radio ready plus your sub control with settings. You don't need any more than this unit to get the best sound and features in your ride.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great!

rheadavis83, Ebay
5 September 2010
  • Summary: The product was in good condition and exactly what I needed. Took a couple weeks to arrive, but it was worth the wait!
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Overall 8
8.0

A great Alpine except.......

uncle mozo "uncmozo", Amazon
30 March 2008
  • Summary: This is my 3rd Alpine, and I don't think I'd ever buy another brand. The looks, ease of installation and sound quality are all first rate. The iPod interface to me is exceptional, even considering the connector cable isn't cheap. I strongly suggest if you're going the iPod route, to buy the cable with the head unit, since the cable attaches to the rear of the unit and requires it to be out of your dashboard to attach the cable.
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Overall 4
4.0

Love the Features, Hate the UI

Silicon Valley Mom, Amazon
11 March 2008
  • Summary: I bought this unit for the iPod integration, and haven't been disappointed. It is very easy to plug in, and sounds great. BUT the user interface is horrible. I have had it installed for six weeks, and still have to pull over (or wait for a traffic light) to switch CDs or iPod playlists. I have a MyFi unit for my XM satellite radio that operates on an unused FM frequency, and getting an unused FM frequency is near impossible on this Alpine.
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Overall 10
10

Great item.I love it. A++++ seller.

Keun Hyuk Lee, Amazon
29 February 2008
  • Summary: The item is so good, I love it. Shipping was fast, and after installed stereo, it is fantastic. Thank you.
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Overall 10
10

Very Good Product

Atulya Bhimarasetty, Amazon
28 January 2008
  • Summary: I wanted to buy a CD reciever (head unit) for a long time and since being a student, I was on a limited budget. I actually zeroed on three units - two of being pioneer ($180 and $160) and the other being the Alpine CDA -9883. This is radio has 3 RCA outputs (for amplifier, subwoofer(s)), is HD radio ready, SAT radio ready and of course plays mp3's and AAC's. The best thing I like about this product is its integration with the IPOD.
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Overall 8
8.0

Very good product.

G. Rubel, Amazon
21 January 2008
  • Summary: As always, alpine delivers with great overall sound quality, and awesome fit, finish, and fitment. The full speed Ipod controls work well, and are intuitive after a minute or so. The percentage search function works well for scrolling through large libraries (this is helpful for me considering i have over 1700 songs). My only quarrel is that the bluetooth module costs an additional 165 dollars on amazon. Other than that, highly recommended and a great value.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sounds good, looks good, but cumbersome to use.

Michael Burchett, Amazon
9 October 2007
  • Summary: I suppose the reviewer before me has had bad experiences with other head units, and while I sympathize, I can't exactly say that this thing is easy to control. Yeah, the heiarchy system does its best to emulate the style of iPod control, but it takes a bit of getting used to. And I think that the rotary dial is relied on heavily, so much that it reduces the practicality of what a scrollwheel was intended for in the first place.
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Overall 10
10

Best iPod navigation I've seen, by a long shot

Mick Guitar, Amazon
4 October 2007
  • Summary: I initially was going to buy the similarly-priced SONY competitor unit. But then I started looking closely at the iPod navigation procedure on the SONY, compared to the Alpine, and quickly realized that there was absolutely no contest. The Alpine system is INFINITELY superior, in terms of ease of iPod navigation, than anything else I've seen (SONY, Pioneer, and others).
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Overall 10
10

Mi nueva radio en mi nuevo coche

Ciao
21 April 2008
  • Excerpt: Calidad de sonido excepcional. Extremadamente fácil de utilizar. Funcionan los mandos del volante y la pantalla del coche tras comprar el adaptador compatible. Este es el resumen de esta fuente que ha sido actualizada por la 9884r creo, pero que si tenéis posibilidad de pillarla en stock no lo dudéis. Es muy fácil de instalar, es sacar la radio original del coche y meter ésta.
  • Pros: TODAS
  • Cons: Adaptador para mandos originales del coche algo caro .
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