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Old 06-26-2013, 06:55 PM   #5
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I was leaning that way. Unfortunately they seem to be in the middle of a model changeover. Previous model was a KW-R800BT, then they added HD radio in the unit, so it became the KW-HDR81BT. There is a 900 unit that has 5v pre-outs and a slightly better CD player. I think I'm going to see how this one works in the wifeys car first then either get one or wait for the HDR91BT. HD radio seems cool, although I rarely listen to the radio.

One drawback- in order for the steering wheel controls to work, it takes up the USB. IDK if I could get a universal adapter to work or not. I'm off to do more research. I might have to let that go.

It's been a while since I looked at car audio stuff, so I'm seeing internal antennas, maybe a shark antenna- dunno. I'm going to look around. I was happy to see some good stuff from Metra- 2 different kinds of steering wheel controls. One is a stalk.

I'm also going shopping for a USB drive that is powered off the USB.

Do any of you know which stereo wiring adapter I should get?

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