Summary: I ordered this for my dad because he loves cassette and satellite radio and is anti CD. It says its XM ready but it does not have a place to plug in the XM adapter so its not. I ordered this and it is not compatible SiriusXM SXV200v1 Connect Vehicle Tuner for SiriusXM-Ready.
Summary: This is a great purchase for those who want to maintain a cassette library. Every thing performs well with few problems. I was wondering where I could find instructions for connecting a multi disc player as the manual indicated that this radio is designed to control one. It would be helpful if Amazon would offer offer that player as well.
Summary: It's getting very challenging to find new cassette players nowadays, but Pioneer seems to be the only real game in town anymore. There are some cheaper brands still available out there that I wouldn't waste my time & money with, and there's always used, old stock, custom, or foreign options on the web (Sony still makes units for overseas markets), but you can't go wrong with this unit if you're a stubborn old audiophile like myself holding onto too many tapes to just...
Summary: The reason i choose is because I have always trusted this product I gave me good sound and it is RELIABLE. I also like cassettes be cause I can put my own music on it if you have a cassette recorder. I bought this stereo in 2006 and have not have any problems with it.
Summary: Yes, there are still people who listen to cassettes. We still have so much great music on cassettes that it would be a shame not to be able to listen to cassettes in the car. The deck is relatively easy to use while driving, although if someone wanted to make adjustments to the sound other than volume it would be better to do that while the car is stopped.