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Old 11-30-2003, 10:30 AM
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Want to put xm on my boat. Use it out of San Carlos, Mex. where you can receive xm but not siruis. However, I don't have a lot of room in my electronic box. Does anyone know of radio/amp/with built in xm receiver? Most I've seen say they are xm ready, but you still need to buy a xm receiver. I'm look for a unit that has everything built in.
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Old 11-30-2003, 12:26 PM
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I just look as well. No such thing as of yet. The xm receiver is still a seperate unit. And of course they aren't gonna tell when it might be all integrated.
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Old 12-03-2003, 03:12 PM
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you might want to look at the delphi skifi boombox. portable and works great

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Old 12-04-2003, 03:50 AM
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I purchased the Delphi Skyfy Boombox last Spring, and it performs terribly. The fidelity is bad, and it eats the heck out of batteries.
Maybe the newer model is better, but stay away from the original copy, from first hand experience.
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Old 12-04-2003, 01:23 PM
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quote:Originally posted by abacodan:
I purchased the Delphi Skyfy Boombox last Spring, and it performs terribly. The fidelity is bad, and it eats the heck out of batteries.
Maybe the newer model is better, but stay away from the original copy, from first hand experience.

It's not a $10k stereo system but for a $100 boom box it sounds pretty darn good.

Armand - why don't you use the Delphi receiver and a car kit with a car stereo? I've seen several people do that. Also check out xmfan.com for some install pics.
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Old 12-04-2003, 03:37 PM
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I'm with sailor. For what it is the skyfi sounds good. Even better in both cars with the car kits. Just moving the little receiver and plugging it is sure beats buying multiple units


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Old 12-06-2003, 04:14 AM
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I have no problem with the receiver. I think its a great idea to utilize car kits and even the home kit to get more utilization out of the single XM subscription. I'm just saying that even for $100, Delphi could have done a much better job with the boombox unit.You can get one heck of a boombox for $100 these days. I would gladly take get my $100 back if I thought I could get it. They obviously received similar feedback, as I saw a brand new boombox design in the new Crutchfield, in addition to a new receiver design, I think its called the Commander, which I'm debating whether to install in my F-150. Apparently the new commander model will fit in the ash tray.
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