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What other functions would it have? I dont wanna play mp3's or nuthin, and i dont want a flip down. I figured it would be a good one, especially since im only runnin one 12 and a 400 watt amp.
 

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Id never buy a HU that is under $200 at a circuit city/best buy type store, they are usually quite limited and not very adjustable. goto onlinecarstereo.com or etronics.com and get something atleast in the $150-200 range from a place like that because the same model from them would be 200-250 and maybe higher at places like circuit city
 

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as always , you get what you pay for and places online change like the wind and usually you dont get a warranty because they arent certified to carry some products. Sams club had issues awhile back cuz they had Sony Wegas , but no warranty
 

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So do you think this Hu is not good quality?
of course it is, it's still made by alpine. i think the consensus is that it's just an entry-level unit compared to some of the stuff alpine offers. but for $125 i'd have bought it if that's what i was looking for.
 

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Alpine makes good stuff, I've VERY pleased with that 7998 from them I have.

I'd look online for sure for a higher end HU for the same price. etonics.com I think is where I got my 7998, paid like $550 when it was $800 retail.
 

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goto etronics.com to get one...i was skeptical at first cuz my alpine 9813 MSRP'd at 400$ and they were selling it for 289$...but i bought it and it was brand new and had a factory warranty...i love my alpine and as funk flex says "BE CLEAH FUNK FLEX ALPINE DONT MESS WITH THE BEST...JL AUDIO...ALPINE...TEAM BAUTWELL, YEAAAAA BOOIIII" haha
 

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that 9821 will be fine from circuit city. I work at an authorized Alpine dealer in my town, and that is basically the entry level alpine. In fact, i just put one in my aunt's car. It is great for a basic cd player. it has a preout, so you can use your amp, BUT you may lose your rears, im not sure. Anyways, buy it from circuit city, because if you have any problems, you can take it right back, you wont have to deal with shipping it back to etronics and all that baloney. Trust me, its worth it for a little bit more money to feel safe. -Ryan
 
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