Summary: I installed this is my 2005 Jaguar S-Type with a speciality adapter harness from quickharness.com and it was a breeze to install and works flawlessly. I would highly reccomend this for anyone that has a vehicle where replacing the deck is just not feasible.
Summary: Have a 2010 Honda Civic, replacing the factory radio with an aftermarket while doable would have been a long reach to the controls and I have long arms. The Parrot provided a great way to connect my Iphone and use it easily. I bought the installation as the installation process looked more complicated than I wanted to try. Abe at Crutchfield was really helpful.
Pros: Nice way to add Bluetooth to your car stereo.
Cons: Lots of menu options to explore, somewhat intuitive, but not well documented.
Summary: I bought this because it looked like a great alternative to the add-on Bluetooth that was available through my local Honda dealer for about $500. I was a little skeptical, but it works great. I will admit that if the reason you are purchasing is to listen to your mp3 player through the speakers, you may be let down. If you are buying it to have hands free phone conversations, you will be very pleased.
Summary: I bought this unit for a 2005 Nissan Titan with the factory Rockford Fosgate 6cd changer stereo system. If you have the same vehicle make sure you get the installation harness from Quick Connect Products, it's the only harness that works and eliminates the popping sound most other harnesses will leave you with.
Pros: Easy to read screen, plays USB devices, Ipod, and Aux jack components. Bluetooth sound is great, people say they hear me clearly when in use. Control knob functions are simple to understand and use.
Cons: Never been a big fan of having a cable end laying in the console but this one is non intrusive and if installed correctly can be retracted to a very short length. No voice command for dialing by numbers, it has to be done with the control knob and it's a cumbersome task, easier to just dial the number on your phone. Voice command dialing for people in your contacts works awesome though.
Summary: I bought both the MKI9200 Parrot and the Crutchfield wiring harness for my Toyota Highlander. I scratched my head a bit about how to do this, but when I took a look at the connectors provided, there was only one way to put it together and it worked perfectly - the first time. Thank goodness for Crutchfield's expertise and cabling! While the device is great, it would have been a nasty install without the flawless connection. Thanks!
Summary: I used to use the small ear devices for bluetooth. I hate the way they look and feel. I found myself not using it. I then researched factory bluetooth options for my 08 GMC. My dad has a truck similar with the bluetooth. I just thought the quality of the calls were a little poor. After reading about the MKi with the double mic I thought I would give it a try. I would never go back now! The clarity of this is excellent on both ends. The remote is also an excellent idea.
Summary: This is one of the best aftermarket devices I have ever used. The interface is perfect. The voice dial functions and address book synchronization work great. A2DP streamed audio flawlessly from my Android-based HTC Evo phone. iPod interface is a bonus above the bluetooth features. Displays album art while listening and you can browse your iPod from the display.