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Old 10-21-2006, 07:57 PM
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was on a 24 foot CC this week that had a really nice sound system comprised of Infinity speakers and a Sony head unit. When I started my usual preaching about adding a MP3/iPod for additional tunes selection, he pointed out that since the Sony head unit played MP 3 CD's he had >500 songs avail with 4 CD's....had essentially 4 "playlists" and the Sony was less than 200 bucks and a marine unit....

a great point if you have a smaller system and have to mount the head unit above... vs a remote/head unit/MP 3 below...

hey Clarion - a CMD-4 with MP 3 playing capability please....
Old 10-21-2006, 11:43 PM
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yes, polyplanar needs to step up to the plate too. hopefully it wont need another box
Old 10-22-2006, 09:48 AM
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I bought my Sony MP3-capable unit (CDX-F50M) on eBay for about $100.00... not a bad unit at all. Just make sure to install it in a sleeve or make sure the back of the unit is completely sealed. Mine has been on the boat for about 6 months (and inside the console where there's very little water, obviously) and it's already starting to show signs of corrosion... I've covered the back of the unit with corrosion-x, and it doesn't appear to be getting any worse, but they're not very "marine grade" IMHO...

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