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hey all,

looking to upgrade the audio system in my Pro-4X and need advice/input from my fellow forum members.

these are the components i am looking at:
Nissan Frontier Kit Fits 2009-up models — chassis sizes E and DD at Crutchfield.com

Pioneer SiriusConnect™ Adapter Control a SIRIUS dock-and-play radio or universal tuner from your Pioneer stereo (Model CD-SB10) at Crutchfield.com

PAC SWI-PS Steering wheel control interface for Pioneer, Jensen, and Sony at Crutchfield.com

Pioneer CD-IU50V iPod® interface cable for select Pioneer multimedia receivers at Crutchfield.com

Pioneer AVH-P3200DVD DVD receiver at Crutchfield.com

Pioneer GEX-P20HD HD Radio™ add-on tuner for select in-dash Pioneer receivers at Crutchfield.com

but i have a few questions for all the auto audiophiles out there:

is there anything else i need to at least get this system working SUCESSFULLY in my truck?

i am assuming that the Sirius connect takes the place of an add-on radio since i have something similar to it in my home theater..

i plan on upgrading speakers later but want to at least get the head unit & other things in first - really dont need an in-dash NAV unit since the Garmin i have is fine for my needs

any help would be appreciated

THANKS
 

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damn !

i thought the SB-10 acted as the tuner :(

i have something similar hooked up to my Pioneer Elite home receiver and dont need an additional tuner !

this is gonna be more expensive then i thought
 

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Talk to one of the advisors at Crutchfield. I just changed out the unit in my truck and found them to be very helpful. Just tell them what the end result is that you are looking for and they will find all of the correct components.

Once he found out that I had already had a log-on name with them, he e-mailed me a link so that everything showed up already in a online cart for me.

I noticed that you already own a garmin. Why not look into getting the in-dash nav. holder built specifically for our trucks. I did mine at the same time and love the way it looks. It also then eliminates the need for a dangling power cord.



 

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thanks guys !

may have to call Crutchfield Monday after work.

after 2 orders with Nissan i DO have the OEM nav housing (first 1 didnt fit - have a post up about it) and am extremely how it looks & functions !

figure this setup is gonna run me @ 700 w/o install but there is a shop around the corner from where i work that does an awesome jobs & gives discounts to the employees

now just wondering if the stock speakers will handle what i will be sending through them ?
 

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now just wondering if the stock speakers will handle what i will be sending through them ?
My new Kenwood has 22 watts RMS and for normal listening the factory speakers are fine. However I will be updating it with new speakers this summer just to enhance the sound.
 

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thanks guys !

may have to call Crutchfield Monday after work.

after 2 orders with Nissan i DO have the OEM nav housing (first 1 didnt fit - have a post up about it) and am extremely how it looks & functions !

figure this setup is gonna run me @ 700 w/o install but there is a shop around the corner from where i work that does an awesome jobs & gives discounts to the employees

now just wondering if the stock speakers will handle what i will be sending through them ?
you are in ft wash pa? pm me if you need help installing/choosing components.

i am an installer:hi:
 

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installing isnt that bad i got mine the first time i did it. and if your looking to save some cash shop around there are other sites other then crutchfield.
- i bought mine from amazon and had send it back one time due to my error but they sent me money becuase i needed it at the time and bought the same one a few months later.
-but also check out sonicelectronixs i cant spell but do a search not hard to fine
-crutchfield has good support but if you are looking to save a few or maybe even a hundred bucks check out some other sites
 

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I just had this installed.
Clarion VX400 DVD receiver at Crutchfield.com
It's 499 at Crutchfield but you only need one Sirius add on (not 2) and you dont need the 20 dollar install kit because it bolts right in. It also comes with the IPOD connector so you don't need to buy that either. Bluetooth is also built in. The screen is 6.5 inches and looks factory. Overall it will cost you less because you don't need as many add ons.

I just looked at the specs for the Pioneer head unit and its's double din so I don't think you need the install kit in your first link.
 

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thanks all,

after ALOT of searching & reviewing the setup on the web , i ordered my stereo setup from Amazon this morning with 2 changes:

- i didn't get the Ipod interface cable - should be able to use the stock AUX input in my '10

- ordered the Pioneer 4200DVD instead of the 3200

everything i read leads me to believe this system should rock my KC (i listen mostly to rock & metal) without having to use an amp or sub FOR NOW :laugh:

what do you guys think ?
 

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if its the AVH-4200DVD then it has USB and aux inputs but they are on the rear, not front. as jimmy said, the factory aux input wont work. now, if you can remove the wire from the harness and wire in an extension with the correct plug on it you can just plug that into the deck and you can still use the factory plug. or you can just remove it and install a USB plug or your own 3.5mm jack. its not hard but it will take some time to do it right.
 

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i am probably gonna have a local audio & security place do the install so i am wondering if there is a way to route a 3.5 jack from the back of the unit throught the vent on the drivers side since that is where i plan on keeping my ipod

or should i just spend the money & get the Ipod cable for the HU itself ?
 

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wire through the vent would require you to drill a hole in the vent to run the wire through. thats going to be a LOT of work but doable.
 

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Everyone,

THANKS FOR ALL THE INPUT :)

but.... do i need to order the Pioneer specific ipod cable for this? i have read everyone's posts and went to the Pioneer site and STILL cant figure out whether i need this or not - i have a 120GB classic since i have a tons of cd's and not into the whole video on Ipod thingy.

also - i have been looking on Pioneers website to see if any of their cd changers will work with this HU and according to them they wont- would like to put either a 6 or 12 cd changer under the passenger seat, will another brand work ?

thanks again !
 

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if you want to use the Pioneer's onscreen menu to acces you ipod controls, as well as charging the ipod, you will need the cd-iu50v

If you want to be able to control the ipod with your hand, and no charging, just get a mini to mini plug
 

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Yes you will need the pioneer ipod cable to give full functionality. I just ordered a Pioneer AVIC X710BT and was told I need the proprietary cable.
 

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again - THANKS ALL !

guess i gotta hit up amazon for the cable !
 

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one last ?

Hey all,

Finally getting my audio stuff delivered and realized i didnt get a wiring harness (ordered mostly from Amazon) and was just on Metra's website and not sure which harness i need :(

My '10 has the 6CD changer with the 6 speaker (i think) setup - what harness do i need

edit...... *** FOUND WHAT I NEED - THANKS ANYWAY***
 
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