Summary: excelent machine, nice modern design, sound quality very good, easy to operate, good MP3, very good CD, the only downside is that it has a very small control button to turn the volume up or down, and it's a bit bulky, otherwise four star product, lot's of fun!!
Summary: The sound quality is just superb for the price! The usb port is very handy and the only fault i can think of (and even then, like the BMW's i-drive system, it is probably a matter of opinion) is the joystick, which is not the mnost intiuitive gadged I have used, but then again, I never read a manual. I cannot give it less than 5 stars, simply because I believe that one needs to keep in mind the price.
Summary: Unfortunately so far after fitting I've had problems as it keeps turning off however it could be the wiring although it was proffesionally fitted. However the seller has said to me that the guarantee should still be applicable.
Summary: Superb value for money, the sound quality is way above anything in this price range, MP3's files are handled really way with good seperation of bass,mid and tops - front aux input would have achieved 5 stars.
Excerpt: This radio is very nice. I like it. I actually have one in my car, and it has great sound quality. I connect my ipod to it, and play it in my car just as easily as I play a cd. It sounds better than having headphones in. It has a real nice face, and it has a great security measure tha lets you remove the face of the radio when its not in use, so it won't be stolen from your vehicle.
Pros: Sound Quality, Appearance, Ease of Operation
Excerpt: I've just picked this up for £29.99 from Argos Clearing House. It's an absolute bargain. Sound quality is great and despite what some other users have said you can save FM presets (up to 18). The USB input only supports MP3/WAV and isn't really designed for IPods - you need a different model for that. However, you can connect your IPod easily to the rear AUX input (which is what I have done by running a short 3.5mm jack wire into the glove compartment).
Cheap effective does the job if you like putting your songs on a usb otherwise not as good
16 May 2009
Excerpt: I have had the head unit since January cost me around £75 from Argos although similar and like for like products can be found in Halfords or upland outlets. The overall quality of the head unit is real good however it does have a few drawbacks. The first drawback is that it's pretty tricky to fit into a car if you not familiar with the installation. The idea of this head unit is to link or adapt your iPod/mp3 through the usb port in the front.
Excerpt: Well from what i've heard i've been lucky with my ipod, i can connect it to the usb port and it plays all audio files but it functions as a normal usb key...have to control music from the cd player. Controlling music from the usb on the cd player itself is actually very inconvenient...not only is it often hard to find the right folder but somehow the folders do no seem to have any order..
Pioneer DEH4000UB Fantastic, a real bargain if you shop around.
2 April 2009
Excerpt: I bought the Pioneer DEH-4000UB recently as a replacement for the standard radio/cassette in my BMW 3 series. I have never been impressed with the BMW stereo (Phillips), and assumed that perhaps the speakers were as much to blame as the head unit. I toyed with the idea of fitting a CD multi player in the boot, but they can be very expensive.
Pros: Impressive for the money, especially through 'Twenga' .