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Dual XHD6425

CD receiver

Item #: 070XHD6425

300 Reviews

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Original Price: $79.99

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Dual's XHD6425 CD receiver provides an amazing variety of listening choices. For starters, a built-in HD Radio tuner lets you enjoy the improved AM/FM sound quality and increased programming choices offered by free HD Radio broadcasts.

Playback options
This versatile receiver also makes it easy to play your entire music collection. You'll find a convenient front-panel USB input, perfect for connecting thumb drives or many portable music players. The CD drive plays your favorite MP3 or WMA files, so you can load a disc with multiple albums or playlists and hit the road. A front-panel auxiliary input bats cleanup, providing a convenient place to plug in your portable player or a Dock & Play satellite radio.

Power and tone
Versatility doesn't count for much if the music doesn't sound good. No problems here — the built-in amplifier boasts plenty of power, and five selectable EQ curves alter the sound with the touch of a button. The two sets of preamp outputs allow plenty of options if you're considering adding an amp or powered subwoofer.

Optional Bluetooth
Have a Bluetooth phone? Add the optional Bluetooth module and you'll be able to answer and place calls using the receiver's front panel controls.

Product Highlights:

    General features
    • CD receiver with built-in amplifier (17 watts RMS CEA-2006/50 peak x 4 channels)
    • plays CDs, CD-Rs, and CD-RWs, including discs loaded with MP3 and WMA music files
    • HD Radio tuner built in, receives multicasting content (where available)
    • detachable face
    • remote control
    Audio features
    • 5 preset EQ settings
    Expandability
    • compatible with Dual Bluetooth adapter
    • inputs: front-panel USB and auxiliary inputs (USB input not compatible with iPod®)
    • outputs: two sets of preamp outputs
    Other info

    Why replace your factory radio?

    Two good reasons - sound quality and cool features. A new car stereo offers power that's superior to most factory radios, along with more sophisticated tone controls. And most car stereos offer built-in or optional features that add safety and fun to life in your car, including inputs for your iPod or MP3 player, Bluetooth connectivity for hands-free cell phone calls, satellite radio or HD Radio reception, and connections for building an audio system in your car.

    Dual XHD6425 Reviews

    Average Customer Review:

    300 Reviews

    Great feature to start. Terrible durability. No customer service.

    Written by: jed from New Jersey on October 9, 2015

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    I have had 2 of the DualAV XHD6425 stereos and 2 additional face plates. I specifically chose these units because of the features. HD Radio, CD / MP3, USB, bluetooth hands free and streaming. It is a great unit, when it is new, for however long that lasts. After a year or so the buttons start doing things that are supposed to be assigned to other buttons. Irritating and frustrating. After a few more months the buttons were so unreliable, especially the main buttons around the volume knob, I purchased another face plate on eBay. That lasted a few months, then it started doing the same thing. The second unit had similar problems. I recently swapped it out of a previous car and into a newly acquired car. I purchased another face plate from a different online retailer. The face plate was super clean on the outside. Functionally the face plate has several buttons that do not work at all. And the main buttons around the volume knob never do what you need. There are some tasks you cannot do, the buttons won't allow it. I have contacted customer service at DualAV on several occasions, when it first happened and when I purchased the new face plates. I have never received a reply of any kind. None at all. Do not purchase DualAV products. The low purchase price will be long forgotten when the unit turns into an irritating paper weight in the middle of your vehicle. HD radios are difficult to find, but don't settle for a DualAV unit. They have zero customer service. Their products have no durability.

    Pros: Great list of features.

    Cons: ZERO customer service. Severe failure rate. Buttons that don't work. Buttons that do things they should not do and don't do what they should do. Intense irritation and frustration for the user. Do NOT Buy DualAV anything.

    Lasted less than 6 years

    Written by: Geo. C from California on January 23, 2015

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    After 13 years - Replaced the original in my 1995 Nissan Maxima with this Dual model in 2008. It work for a while then the button started getting flaky. They are sealed buttons - a good thing, which means there is no way to clean them or spray them - that's a bad thing. Another year went by and the unit started losing all programming. Then it would not tune to the middle portions of the tuner's freq bands. So, after 6 years - I pulled it out and started over with a Kenwood KDC-X599. Much better quality. Certainly better functionality, at least for now.

    Pros: Good functions to begin with. Good looks. More inputs than the original equipment.

    Cons: Just didn't last all that long. 6 years doesn't seem like a long time for a unit like this.

    High quality at low cost

    Written by: Captain Nieves from Oviedo, FL on January 28, 2013

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    I bought this radio for my son's 1997 Toyota Camry. It gave "new life" to my son's car and to its speakers. My son loves the flexibility that it offers through it USB and 3.5 mini din.

    Pros: The radio has worked perfectly for over two years, the sound is great, even with old factory speakers, has "extended" connection, such as USB and 3.5 aux din, has HD built-in, etc. Bluetooth available through Crutchfield (even after being discontinued!)

    Cons: None that I can think of.

    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: stang from iowa on January 23, 2012

    1994 Dodge Ram 2500
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Good stereo for the money

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    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: Anonymous from greer s.c. on January 23, 2012

    2000 Ford F-150
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    great product and very good sound

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    Written by: Anonymous from Ohio on January 22, 2012

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    For the price and function what a deal. Bluetooth works great,sound quality through factory speakers better than factory unit. Plenty of ins and outs. Volume control a little short, hard to turn for bigger fingers, HD Radio kicks in and out from analog to digital, would not be so bad but there is a slight delay between signals sounds like a skip

    Pros: Price and function

    Cons: ergonomics

    The best

    Written by: Elpacha from Boston. MA on January 22, 2012

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    So far for the money it's perfect

    Pros: Very easy to used

    Cons: None

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    Written by: Anonymous from orange ct on January 21, 2012

    1994 Chevrolet G Series
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    I love the HD channels. I get music I never got before and the signal is pretty good around here. All I listen to is hd now,. You do need a good antenna and I was wondering if a booster would work for the really distant stations.

    Pros: Way better radio with features my out set didn't have so I am happy.

    Cons: HD signal has to be strong. I get good signal around here but when I travel you can't expect the best signal. Really upset that after I put it in i eanted to buy another and they had no more in stock. Discontinued them?

    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: Anonymous from lewisville tx on January 21, 2012

    2001 Toyota Tundra
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Good. Product

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    Great unit for the money

    Written by: Bob from Waukegan, IL on January 21, 2012

    2007 Suzuki SX4
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    I am very happy with the money I had to spend that I chose this receiver. The HD radio is a great feature on such a low cost unit. Love the front AUX and USB inputs

    Pros: Low cost and easy to use. Very nice features and functions.

    Cons: No way to turn off HD radio. When using USB and then deciding what I want to see on the display it does not store my choice forever, have to reset everytime I start car.

    Great features and quality for the price!

    Written by: Dan from Orlando, Fl. on June 21, 2010

    1974 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This is the best deal for the money! Dual makes the only unit with all the features I was looking for in a head unit. I installed this in my Vintage Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Convertible. After installation, I tested all the features, but could not get the USB port to read my 1GB flash drive. I talked to some Computer friends, and found out My flash drive was USB 1.1, Not USB 2.0. I got a 8GB USB 2.0 flash drive and the Reciever worked like a charm! I am very happy with this purchase. I have been recomending Crutchfield.com to my customers at work as a great source for Quality Electronics. I would definitely buy from here again!

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    great radio

    Written by: full T. from chicago on June 16, 2010

    1993 Ford Ranger
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    i got this radio and finally got around to putting it in. it is very well priced and works great. the hd radio is amazing and i love the usb input.

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    Great Dual XHD6425

    Written by: Rodney from Otto, WY on June 2, 2010

    1992 Subaru Legacy
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I've had this car reciever for a few weeks now....i havent had any problems yet. i absolutely love this thing. the buttons feel a little funny when you push them, but i can live with it. 200 watts is a huge step from my 80 watt factory stereo. it was very easy to install. Crutchfield sent everything that i needed. Very good head unit for the very low price...if you want a very nice but affordable car reciever, i definately recommend this one.

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    Good for the money

    Written by: David from Lakeville, MA on May 25, 2010

    1997 Toyota Camry LE
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Easy installation and good sound. The only issue seems that the power coming into the radio has some noise so that you can hear a noise/ sound when you speed up or slow down. Was told to purchase another part to solve the issue, had purchased an Aiwa radio from crutchfield which did not have this issue unfortunately that one died and that is why I purchsed this model. All in all this is a good radio for the price.

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    Great Upgrade from previous aftermarket Radio

    Written by: Anonymous from Miami, Florida on May 17, 2010

    1999 Honda CRV
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I have a 1999 Honda CR-V that came with a factory cassette deck. Several years ago I replaced the factory radio with an Pioneer CD/Radio that was better than the factory but did not support MP3 and newer formats. The Pioneer radio was having problems and I wanted to replace it. My car is old so I did not want to spend a fortune and I saw this HD radio and several friends recommended Dual saying they were underrated.

    I got the radio and mounting kit and wiring harness for a great price, including shipping. My previous aftermarket radio was installed by a national electoronics store. For years my AC adapter in front never worked but I made no connection with my radio install.

    First off the instructions were crystal clear. I am mechanically inclinded and this was a snap. I spent the night before soldering the wiring harness and using heat shrink tubing. I could have used wingnuts but I wanted that "clean" look. It took me an hour to install and I found out that the guy who installed my radio had unplugged the AC adapter outlet and the cigarette tray light and had NOT plugged them back in. It was tough for me because I have big hands but I did a more prefessional installation than they did. Everything on the instructions is where they said it was.

    The radio is great. I am enjoying "hidden" HD channels. I listen to a lot of different music and the sound quality across the spectrum is great. Worth the price.

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    good value but with quality issues

    Written by: Anonymous from los angeles, ca on May 15, 2010

    2001 Toyota Camry
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    The features and price point of this head unit can't be beat but it had issues that I
    couldn't deal with and I had to return it. First, the display is too reflective. I had problems
    reading it in the daytime and this is dangerous while driving. Second, the signal to
    noise ratio at 80 dBA is equivalent to "hiss" on cassette tapes. There was also an
    interference issue that created an audible whine from the speakers. I'm not sure what
    caused it but the factory receiver did not have this problem.

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    Love it

    Written by: lee from Seattle, WA on May 14, 2010

    1998 Volvo S70 GLT
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Best upgrade to my car along w/ bluetooth speakerphone. Easy installation. Great sound. Features galore.

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    slick install

    Written by: Anonymous from Peacham, VT on May 3, 2010

    2005 Honda Civic
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Once again, bravo to Crutchfield Team for great installation kit and phone support. The unit is great, especially for the price! It is hard to tell how great it will sound as I have not installed the speakers, amp and subs yet and am playing through standard yukky speakers.

    But features are nice and Crutchfield kit and instructions top notch. I had never bought a Dual unit, but many online sites seem to give them excellent reviews and I don't think Crutchfield would be pushing them if they weren't decent units.

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    There are better options

    Written by: Craig from Ohio on April 25, 2010

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I bought a 6425 for my car and it was great except that no matter how many songs I put
    on a USB drive, it only played about 40. I called Dual and they said to return it so they
    could replace it. As it turned out there was nothing wrong with the unit. Dual tech support
    had no idea how their unit worked. You had to put music files on the USB drive like data
    and not with Windows Media Player. The subfiles exceeded the capacity of the unit. The
    replacement they sent me has horrible HD radio reception. The local HD stations keep
    cutting in and out even when the car is not moving! My wife just replaced the 6425 in her
    car becasue the display went blank and the volume control went haywire. She replaced
    it with a Sony and the HD reception is great. I will be making the same move soon.

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    Great product so far

    Written by: Gary from Bloomsburg, PA on April 25, 2010

    1996 Dodge Ram 1500
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Recently purchased this receiver for my 1996 Dodge Ram truck. Still had the original receiver unit installed and it was to the point of non-functional...Searched the Cruhtfield site and found this Dual XHD-6425 unit. It has the features I was most interested in ( Aux & USB) for a fair price that I was willing to pay. The installation was quite easy with the Crutchfield installation package, everthing was included for mounting (except for wire crimps). Complete installation took a few hours and looks great. The standard radio function is fine, but points to my need to also replace some speakers...The HD radio has limited use in my rural area; looking forward to a drive to an area which offers HD stations to check out this feature. The Aux jack works great with my iPod shuffle. Haven't yet used the USB connection. Overall quite satisfied so far...

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    great HD radio and sound, better than Sony for the price

    Written by: Riley from Phoenix, Arizona on April 24, 2010

    This was first installed in a Buick Regal and then changed into a Toyota Solara. I like most everything about the unit. The only cons are that sometimes I can't read the display because of the glare from the shiny display plastic or from the sun washing out the blue digital display (I think that this will happen with any unit unless it has an LCD display). Also, I think the power to the power antenna should only activate it to go up when the radio is on and not when the DVD player is on. The power antenna goes up as soon as you turn the unit on and stays up all the time until you turn it off.

    I have the Bluetooth module installed and it works well. No complaints other than the price was 40% of the unit's price. I love the remote, the presets are normal, 5 for each band, 3 FM bands and 2 AM bands, power is plenty, and this unit has many features. HD radio is nice and sounds better than regular radio and gives many more channels to choose. I shopped locally and the only units with built-in HD tuners cost much more, especially Sony's, which I did not think was worth paying twice the price of this unit for.

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    Good Sounds

    Written by: Ornery from Colorado on April 14, 2010

    2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500/3500
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I really like the sound from this unit. Bought to replace my factory radio. The HD is nice
    becasue there are hidden HD stations. It was fairly easy to install but there was some
    soldering for the interface harness (GM door open alarm).
    One thing I noticed is that certain stations will "skip" if you get in a weak reception area.
    It reminds you of a CD skipping. I guess there must be a delay in the broadcast of HD
    stations.
    The othere thing is I wish the Volume control knob stuck out farther, it's a bit low profile
    and not as easy to adjust as I would like.

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    Great stereo for the money!

    Written by: Mick from Elsmere, KY on April 13, 2010

    2004 Pontiac Vibe
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Well lit display, great sound, great features. What else can I say.

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    Written by: Dan from Tampa, FL on March 22, 2010

    2000 Mazda Miata
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I ordered the radio and received it 2 days later by standard delivery. I was already impressed. I had no installation problems what so ever. I was concerned because I had read many blogs on the Miata.net site about guys having problems with the replacement of the Bose system with a non Bose system and I had never installed a radio before. It was a breeze. Everything worked the first time. I have had the unit installed just a few weeks but have really enjoyed the HD radio and the usb input the most.

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    Written by: Bill from Cincinnati Ohio on March 21, 2010

    1994 Mazda Miata
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I ordered this from Crutchfield on 3/3/2010 at about 6 pm. The car stereo was on my door step when I got home from work on 3/5/2010. Talk about fast service. I had the stereo installed the next morning in about 2 hrs. The Crutchfield supplied wiring harness made installing a breeze. I had a little problem with the mounting kit, but I was able to get it to work. The HD radio is the reason I bought this model, and it works well. The only problem with digital signals is going through tunnels, under bridges, etc. You will lose the signal, instead of an analog signal just fading. I've had it installed for over two weeks now and am very happy with the extra radio stations this unit receives.

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    Deck was basically DOA..

    Written by: Will from Idaho on March 17, 2010

    1985 Cadillac DeVille
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Having never purchased a brand new reciever before, I was reluctant to spend even $100 on a brand I wasn't familiar with, but felt that everyone deserves a fair shot. I wish I had trusted my gut! I got this unit and struggled with it from the start. After installation It powered up and appeared to work correctly. After about 15 minutes of play the unit would lock up no matter if on the radio or inputs. I couldn't determine if it was overheating, or what. After 15 mins the deck would become completely unresponsive, even when pushing power on the deck, or remote. Even after I had removed the faceplate THE DECK STILL CONTINUED PLAYING. After I turned the key to the off position, the lights on the deck remained lit, but music no longer played. After the reciever was unresponsive I'd have to reset the deck, then it would only work when it wanted to, and for less than 15 mins. It did have great sound and features for the price, but I'm not gonna deal with Dual again. I'm going back to Sony and Pioneer. Yikes. Sent back and ordered the Sony MEX-BT2800. Also, I did check all the voltages and everything going to the deck from the car and found nothing out of the ordinary. I assume I just got a bad deck due to the number of great reviews on this product. Don't let this discourage you. It had a great sound to it. I was pretty impressed! Too bad it didn't work. :-/

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    Written by: dave from Texas on February 2, 2010

    i own the Dual XDM6400BT bought it about 1 1/2 years ago, it still works perfectly, no issues of any kind. The difference between my stereo and this model (Dual XHD6425) is the HD radio, for the price of DUAL's, they're well worth it!!!!

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    Don't discount poor reviews

    Written by: Tom from CA on January 29, 2010

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I really haven't had any problems with items I have purchased. And I have never given a review, good or bad.

    I have owned it since Oct 2008. However, my Dual unit mode switch has stopped working as of yesterday. The USB and AUX options are no longer available. CD and Radio still work but what I liked was the USB and AUX options.

    This Christmas I nearly invested in the BTC60 adapter.

    I haven't decided if I want to keep it or change brands. I am not likely to replace it with a new unit by DUAL.

    I called DUAL for out of warranty service providers and there are none. So if you still want to buy the unit you may want to purchase an extended warranty.

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    HD Receiver is not good

    Written by: Manik from San Diego, CA - 92126 on January 14, 2010

    2002 Toyota Camry
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    The HD receiver is too finicky. It looses reception even with a slight change in driving altitude or entering/leaving a car port with front and back sides open. Since, I'm driving in San Diego with quite a bit of undulating terrain the HD radio volume never stays the same, it goes higher, lower, sharper, mild etc., It's really irritating.

    But the USB input and MP3 CD player is working well for the past month that I have used in 02 Camry. May be OK for the price I paid.

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    After 30 years...

    Written by: Barry from Albuquerque, NM on December 12, 2009

    2002 Honda CRV EX
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I got about 18 months out of the XHD6425. Last week, the output just went totally quiet... in any mode. Took it out of the dash and heard something rattling inside. Turns out a tiny internal screw came loose. I speculate that it shorted something out as it rolled around at the bottom of the unit and main PC board. Since the repair will cost a substantial amount of the retail price, I asked Crutchfield for a deal on a replacement unit. I asked for just a replacement head, no wiring harness, no mounting kit, no instructions... Crutchfield denied my request. I've been a loyal Crutchfield customer for over 30 years. My first car stereo install was an 8-track into a '74 Capri. Yes, the unit is out of warranty, but you would think Crutchfield would offer up some wee token deal. Guess it's time to move on...

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    Written by: Steven from Gatesville, TX on November 16, 2009

    2000 Hyundai Elantra
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    What a great device! The sound is great and the features are too. The initial set-up and the optional items were very easy to perfrom. The manual is well written and the remote control is a really neat component that I wasn't sure I would use in the car, but it is just right for a shirt pocket while comuting to work and makes it easy to control the receiver while not destracting your control of the car. I received a call the other day and used the mute feature instead of needing to turn the receiver down or off while talking and with a push of a button I resumed right where I left off. Speaking of that, the MP3 song will pick right up after you turn off the car and restart as well as continuing the play instead of going to the start of the tracks.

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    Nice in-dash set - I really like that USB port!

    Written by: Andy from Kensington, MD on October 2, 2009

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I subtracted a star only because even tho I can easily reach the faceplate
    in my car, the controls are a little difficult to read (day or night) and
    manipulate. This means that it is easier to use the remote, which seems a
    little silly to me.

    But, it sounds great for the use I put it to,which involves two kinds of
    driving. First, tooling around the WashDC 'burbs listening to the HD radio,
    which is great until I get amongst the tall buildings and then the HD might
    cut in and out - not really the fault of the unit.

    But I often drive out to West Virginia near the U.S. Radio Quiet Zone (look
    that up if you don't know what it is!) and I can pretty much forget about
    ANY radio reception. There, on the more rural roads the USB feature is
    great - with no moving parts to skip! The same goes for the speedhumps
    (no, that wasn't a typo!) that are proliferating in the burbs. With the
    equivalent of a 40-60 CD changer on each thumb drive I have with me, I
    seldom bother with CDs (audio or MP3) anymore.

    Some have complained about "loading time" for USB drives. With 4GB, 8Gb
    or even 16GB drives, I have not experienced any serious delay. The
    biggest challenge is organizing one's music (or audiobooks) on each drive,
    but that's something to do back at the computer.

    There are one odd thing about the USB feauture. It will play one's "folders"
    in the order in which they are copied to the thumb drive - NOT in alpha-
    numeric order. HUH?!?

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    Quality Control & Customer Service...

    Written by: Andy from Tri-Cities, WA on September 9, 2009

    2003 Toyota Camry
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    After using this stereo for around six months, the CD player stopped reading CDs of any kind. No problem, these things are bound to happen occasionally. I contacted Dual about it and received no response. Contacted them again, and again no response. I contacted Crutchfield, and they were great handling the return on Dual's behalf. The new stereo went in and worked great... for about 4 months. Then the volume knob started to "spin free" without making any adjustment to the volume. This time I went straight to Crutchfield for warranty support (still within my year of warranty). My third stereo is on the way now and I hope it lasts longer than the first two. It was installed in my wife's 2003 Camry, so it isn't being subjected to any sort of adverse conditions, and while it can get hot here in eastern Washington, there are certainly hotter places it could be in operation. If I hadn't also installed the blue-tooth adapter, I would be looking for another brand, but I sort of locked myself in to the Dual brand by buying it, so I just hope this third unit is a charm...

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    Written by: Brad from Bartlesville, OK on September 7, 2009

    1993 Dodge Dakota
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This is a sweet product. I never heard HD Radio till I got this installed and it was worth buying. It is just like listening to a CD over the airwaves. Crystal clear, no static whatsoever !!!

    This unit is very easy to setup and use. I just bought a mp3 player for 50 bucks and it plugs directly into the USB port on the front of this receiver and it is so simple to use. The CD Next and Previous buttons change the songs on the MP3 player so you dont have to look at the mp3 player to actually use it.

    I am so glad I bought this receiver and I strongly recommend it to anyone who is interested in this unit.

    Have a nice Day,
    BRAD

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    Written by: 1031982 from Chicago suburb, IL on August 17, 2009

    2001 Honda CRV
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I had this radio professionally installed, and I can honestly say I really like it.
    I got it for the HD signal, front auxiliary input, and easy tuning. When I am in range of HD signals, it's extremely clear. Regular analog radio signals are good as well, but they were better on the previous radio. Not by much, but to me it's noticeable.
    The auxiliary input is solid, and is crystal clear as expected.
    The simple audio tuning (Base, treble, balance, fader) made this very easy to fine tune, and the pre-set equalizers corrected anything else. But if you use an equalizer settings, it sets the base and treble settings back to default.
    For the price and features, I find it to be an extremely good easy to sue radio.
    The only issue I have is that it does not read scratched disks well. I have a CD that can be read in any other player I put it in, but this radio skips multiple songs and has some trouble loading it. But I am not going to use the CD-player to much, so it doesn't bother me.

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    Has this happen to anyone else?

    Written by: Chris from Apopka Florida on July 2, 2009

    2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I bought this unit back in Feb. of this yr. It worked great until a couple of days ago. I had my brother make me a CD-RW, but when i went to put the CD in the CD player it read loading and then eject with an error code of Error-02. But if I play with it long enough it will eventually start reading it, But at first I thought it was just the type of CD but now when I go to put in a regular CD in it wont even read it. So up till now it was a really good Unit, but i also have a really good speaker system and when i turn my bass up (when my CD player worked) it would skip. So I would still rate it high.

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Not Bad but.......

    Written by: Lee from Michigan on May 12, 2009

    1997 Nissan Hardbody
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I bought this stereo for the UTSB and Aux input. The power and sound is okay, has a nice faceplate.

    A few things I don't like compared to my JVC in my family sedan.
    1. Only has bass and treble controls. Not many choices in sound customization. At this price, i'd expect at least a 3-band EQ.
    2. after putting in a disc or thumbdrive, it will not revert back to the time clock automatically. Just shows the elapsed time of the song. have to push "display" button twice to get back to the clock. very irritating.

    I will end up uninstalling this out of my truck and give to my sister and purchase a JVC or Pioneer with all the same inputs but with better sound customization and time clock always on.

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Great at the Price

    Written by: John U from Seal Beach, CA on April 30, 2009

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I was looking for a receiver that would give me a digital input. I ddi not buy it primarily for the HD. But the HD is becoming one of the nicest features of the receiver.

    I live about 35 miles from most of the LA FM transmitters. In the time that I have had it, listening to HD and HD-2 I have experienced only one digital signal droput. For those who posted that sensitvity is not all that great, I have not had that problem. But be sure sensitivity is set to 'DX'.

    I plugged a flash drive into the front panel USB input (nice feature) and it came right up. A good feature is the abilty to randomly play all the tracks in all the folders on the drive.

    The CD player also came right up when I put an MP3 disk in.

    Sound quality is a giant step above the factory installed unit that came out.

    A great receiver with lots of features for a really nice price

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Excellent Value & Quality

    Written by: saul from Los Angeles, Ca on April 29, 2009

    2001 Dodge Neon
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great product!

    PROS
    Offers more features for your dollar than similar radios costing much more.

    Bluetooth - Great for cellphone use clear both ways and easy to pair with my Tmobile shadow. It will also accept streaming wireless music from my cellphone to my car radio. Bluetooth a must have!

    USB - Don't have music on your cellphone to send via bluetooth to car radio? No problem the USB feature is easy to use just plug in.

    HD Radio - Want better reception with fuzzy FM signals.

    Auxiliary Plug - Want to have your sons protable DVD movie heard in the back speakers of your car or your IPOD. Just use the Aux plug in front of the radio.


    CONS
    Buttons are very small but easily solve using the wireless device that comes with the radio.
    HD radio will bounce between FM and HD making it annoying. But heck it the signal is bad in FM and HD just change the channel.

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Great Radio, Awesome sound

    Written by: medman25 from Springfield, Ohio on April 25, 2009

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This was a real easy install on a dodge dakota. The radio works great, is easy to set up and the sound is awesome. I did not think I would use the USB port, however I have used it a couple of times now. I like that fact that I can listen to the songs on the mp3 player while also charging it. With all the free stuff you get with it, you just can't beat the deal. Then add in the Crutchfield support, you simply won't be able to do better. The radio has all the high end ones have at a big box store price, lol. It looks factory installed after getting the install kit.

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Good deal for the price.

    Written by: David from St. Louis, MO on April 22, 2009

    2002 Saturn L200
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Like several people have already said, the price is difficult to beat with all this unit has to offer. I have a Saturn L200 and the installation went very smooth.

    My experience so far...

    The HD radio works pretty well. I love having the new stations.

    The CD works great, but I wish the "skip track" buttons were bigger.

    I've had a few problems with the USB port. I have an older iPod (iPod photo), and it isn't playing the files on my device... It just makes a huge playlist. I don't know what the problem is but I hope I can figure it out.

    Because the USB port doesn't allow you to use the iPod controls, it's nice to have the AUX port.

    Overall I'm very happy with my unit. The Crutchfield service was great.

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Worth the Money

    Written by: Jeremy from Franklin, MA on April 18, 2009

    2007 Dodge Caliber
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    The stereo works great and it was well worth the money. It's awesome having the Aux jack right in the front for my Sirius receiver. The one problem is the capacity of the USB port. If your like me and you have a pocket drive with a lot of music (I have about 60 gb), don't expect to just plug it in and go. The stereo can't handle more than 127 folders, so essentially I had to spend about a week extracting all the songs from their folders. Even doing that though, I am within the 40,000 maximum files allowed and the stereo still has a serious problem reading my drive. I've also tried converting everything from wma to mp3 and still have not had success. I guess I'm going to have to pony up the cash for a 120 gb Zune (seeing as the stereo can't read AAC files off an ipod. Overall it was worth it though. A significant upgrade from my factory deck.

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Great Stereo, HD radio is a major plus

    Written by: Mark from Lutz, FL on April 16, 2009

    2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Cheapest stereo with built in HD radio tuner. HD radio sounds great, no static and major improvement on sound quality for both AM and FM. Simulcast broadcasting is a very nice feature.

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: Harold from La Feria, Tx on April 13, 2009

    The stero works great, along with the bluetooth adapter makes a good combination. The stero puts that extra umph in my ride. The USB is awesome, I feel like im a portable DJ.

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Nice budget HD radio

    Written by: Matthew from Avon, IN on April 10, 2009

    1998 Ford Econoline
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Every thing works well. Remote is really nice (I generally find remotes in the car to be a silly "show-off" item). Charging from the USB is really nice. Did not purchase the bluetooth adapter so I don't know about that part.

    Only two real complaints... the buttons are a bit tough to easily navigate due to their small size and close proximity and the screen does not scroll through artist - title - station - frequency. You can pick any one of those or use the clock.

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: Scott from Indiana on April 8, 2009

    1999 Ford F-150
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I got this to replace the stock radio in my 1999 F-150 (the tape player had stopped working). The HD tuner works well and gets the staions I listen to in town. The HD enables me to pick up stations I couldn't get before. The remote is nice to have since I can change staions or modes without taking my eyes off the road. The CD player works very well and the USB has been great to have. I haven't used the AUX port yet. All in all, a good value for the price paid. The wiring harness and installtion kit fit perfectly and it looks good in my truck.

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: Dave from Kansas on April 7, 2009

    2002 Nissan Frontier
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I bought this radio for my Nisan Frontier hoping to improve the sound and the reception because I live in a rural area. The quality of the radio is good but the reception is poor. It has a very good fm sensitivity rating but performs worse than the factory radio that I had. If it wasn't so much work, I would probably put the factory radio back in because I have to manually tune in stations, the seek will not work for the stations that I listen to. The bottom line is that it hasn't been a good experience for me.

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Great Radio and features

    Written by: RichManFL from Port Charlotte, FL on April 7, 2009

    2004 Toyota Matrix
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    After buying this radio for my Toyota Matrix, I was surprised that the setup of the radio and installation was effortless. The included kit was a piece of cake, and the instructions clear and concise. Now that the unit has been in the car for 4 months, I can say that everything works well with the exception of very weak AM reception. I have tried to listen to sports broadcasts, and get little luck. My factory radio was much better, but the HD radio and the MP3 and USB features make this unit rock. I have even used my MP3 with 30GB of music.... and it works like a dream! NOTE: the USB is not capable of charging your unit which is attached, so that is another downfall.... but no biggie!!!

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Great head unit for the price. HD is awesome

    Written by: sprinkler268 from St. Louis, MO on April 4, 2009

    1998 Lincoln Navigator
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Gets a thousand stations, but doesn't get the one station that i listen to(the point). USB in the face is great. Works great with my ipod or even a thumb drive. The only bad thing was the dash kit that crutchfield sent with it didn't fit in my dash, had to do some cutting of the dash to make it work. Other than that everything was fine.

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Great radio for the price

    Written by: Brad from Detroit, MI on March 25, 2009

    I am very happy with this radio, the install was easy and took about 1 hour total time. The only concerns I have are the buttons are small and I need to steady my hand on the dash to turn the volume knob with any control. If you are considering the optional BTM60 Bluetooth adapter, I would look at the Dual XHD7714 with built in Bluetooth for about the same price as this model with the adapter.

    Overall very happy with this radio, I love the HD tuner.

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: Raul from Fort Worth, TX on March 24, 2009

    1995 Dodge Ram 1500
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    WoW... Buttons are a little small but for the money it's a good deal. I use the remote more than the buttons on the face plate

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: Steven from Western NY on March 17, 2009

    1997 Subaru Legacy Outback
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I purchased this to replace the stock stereo in my '97 Outback. I was very impressed with the great easy to follow instructions and the included wiring harness. This was my first time replacing a car stereo and in all it took me about an hour and a half - that's including the harness connection soldering time.
    As for the stereo itself, it was a great buy. The sound is excellent and it picks up local HD stations very well - especially considering that most the stations I listen to are 30-40 miles from where I live. It may drop HD signal occasionally, but that's to be expected in this area. I love the MP3 input and use it a lot. It does take a bit for it to index a new flash drive but once it does there's only a small initial delay. I find the remote a nice addition as well - greatly reduces fumbling with the stereo while driving. The buttons on the remote are also a bit bigger making it much easier to control the stereo.
    The only thing I wish were different is the fact that you have to alternate display settings for station info or track settings. I'd hoped it would be more of a streaming information setup. Definitely not a deal breaker though.

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: idkyplayer from Carpentersville IL. on March 17, 2009

    2002 Ford Econoline
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I bought this unit dual xhd6425 a week ago and install into my for truck this radio receiver is great with usb and cd but when you use a regular radio its horrible it has to be a hd to get a descent station so I call the crutchfield and support me they saying it might have been the factory defect so I made an exchange with their help I'm so happy thx so much cruthchfield more their technical support is awesome u guys know what you doing keep it up peace you.

    Pros:

    Cons:

    A satisfying experience and bang for the buck!

    Written by: Dan from Detroit, Michigan on March 10, 2009

    2005 Ford F-150
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Purchased this unit to replace the factory premium radio (not an audiophile) on a 2005 Ford F-150 based upon the many positive reviews. After installing it and a pair of Polk db571's, I was not sure whether I would like the looks of the blue colored buttons and white dot matrix display since the dash illumination is a lime green, but after having used it for the last three weeks, I've come to accept it due to the positive features of this inexpensive unit. If you're looking for a good HD radio, you won't find another at or near this price point. However, I don't like the fact that when you're tuned to an HD station, you must manually push the Display button to show the different informational data being transmitted such as; Artist's Name, Song Title, Station Call Letters, Frequency and Time. It would be ideal if the unit would continuosly cycle or step through the above rather than lock into only one piece of information at a time. Also, as other reviewers said, the buttons are small but usable. In addition, the sound output is much better when you leave the Loudness function "on" for all volume settings. Most of the HD signals in the greater metropolitan Detroit area are strong enough to stay locked in when you're 30 miles out or so, however, as they get weak, they do drop out. Annoying, but not that annoying to make or break a purchasing decision. If it gets too bad, simply insert a CD or thumb drive. You'll be impressed!

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: Javier from Bay Area, CA on March 5, 2009

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Very easy to install in my '05 Altima did it in just under 2 hrs. The kit makes a perfect fit and it looks great in my car. HD sounds good in the Bay Area. When you tune to your fav station its standard at first, then it takes about 2-3 seconds to find the HD signal. Once it finds it, you can switch between HD1 and HD2. Aux input works good. Haven't tried the USB yet. Havent tried all the functions yet, but so far a STEAL for the features it has.

    Pros:

    Cons:

    no complaints here

    Written by: Tony from Marlborough, MA on February 28, 2009

    2009 Nissan Versa
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    First off, this is my first purchase of any type of Dual product. This is a brand I've always considered only a step above that awful big box brand of electronics, but I was sold on the array of product features. I have to say all the reviews on this product are accurate, and it is worth repeating a few things: The controls on this thing are not particularly intuitive; the buttons are very small and hard to read if you need reading glasses like I do but can't drive with them on; the remote control is pointless unless a passenger wants to use it. Having said that, I consider the XHD6425 a benchmark for all car stereos under $150 because of its high utility. HD radio has to be heard to be believed. The USB input, meanwhile, coupled with an 8MB thumb drive, gives me access to almost 2,000 mp3s that I had no problem moving from my computer. I put a CD into the unit just to see what it sounds like, but I probably will never use it again. I cannot stress the benefit of the HD tuner enough, though. You can save 18 FM stations, but there are clearly more HD stations worth listening to in the Boston area than that. Regarding the price: I've seen this unit advertised for less, but Crutchfield threw in all the installation hardware for free, which I needed for my 2009 Nissan Versa. P.S., don't forget to ground the black wire, LOL.

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Do not buy!!!!! HORRIBLE TUNER!!!!

    Written by: Jason from Austin, TX on February 27, 2009

    You get tons of features for the price with this reciever....the only problem is that most of the features don't work well at all!!!! So where do I start....how about the worst thing first.

    1. The tuner on this radio is HORRIBLE!!! I live near Austin, TX and have never had any problem picking up radio stations. This one barely picked up 1. And yes I did have it installed correctly. Also if the radio did pick up an HD station it would fade in and out from HD to analog....so annoying. When it did pick up an hd station (which was rarely) the sound was good. DO NOT BUY THIS RECIEVER IF YOU EVER PLAN TO LISTEN TO THE RADIO. YOU WILL BE DISAPPOINTED!!!!!

    2. There is a HUGE difference in volume from the cd to the radio. You will probably blow your speakers if you are not careful.

    3. cd or mp3 disks would sometimes lose its place. Its not that bad when you are listening to a regular cd, but when you are listening to mp3 and you're on track 95 out of 180 it's a pain.

    4. It takes forever to start reading a burned disk of mp3s. It took over a minute for me one time.

    I rarely ever write reviews about products, but I felt compelled to after having such a negative experience with this one. Stick to the major name brands. I ended going with the JVC KD-r200. The radio works great and everything preforms as expected.

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Nice

    Written by: RAUDAA from detroit on February 22, 2009

    I bought this as a replacement for the JBL radio in my 14 y/o Lincoln. All I can say is why did I wait sol long. HD radio sounds great, the USB option is Awesome, I plug in my flashdrive and it plays with no problems. I am very happy with this purchase. The only reason I gave it 4 stars is because I found it very complicated to operate. Everything works it just takes a little while to figure out all the functions.

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Great stock replacement

    Written by: Michael from Phoenix, AZ on February 21, 2009

    2005 Honda Civic
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    For my 2005 Civic, the little trim piece that was part of the install kit looks better than I thought it would. The radio sounds great and I wish I had the same problem with the display being to bright! The Arizona sun makes it unviewable. Other than that, great!

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Great Choice!

    Written by: Steve from San Antonio, TX on February 17, 2009

    2003 Dodge Neon
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I knew nothing about the Dual brand when I bought this radio in November. I based my purchase on the reviews and on Crutchfield's return policy, in the event I didn't like it.

    I installed the unit in a little over an hour. It would have taken less time if I didn't have a three-year-old boy who was "helping" daddy. The installation kit and instructions provided made the install a breeze. Just for the record, I probably haven't installed a head unit in 20 years, so this isn't something I do a lot of.

    Sound quality is very good. I love the USB feature, and rarely listen to anything else anymore. It took a little while to get all of the music organized so the folders worked out for me, but it was worth it.

    If you are looking for a reasonably priced unit with a lot of features for the money, you can't go wrong with this one.

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Great value

    Written by: Harry from Fresno, CA on February 6, 2009

    2004 Scion xB
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    As other stated this is a great value. There is an HD Seek option, where it will scan for only HD stations. I noticed a short repeat when driving in the City on HD when it buffers the higher quality data. It's a slight HD fault, not the receiver's fault.

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: Marek from Houston, tx on February 2, 2009

    1999 Nissan Altima
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great stereo, sounds much better than original in Honda Odyssey. The kit from Crutchfield is great - very easy to upgrade.

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: Bob W from Barneveld WI on February 2, 2009

    This has been in my truck for about a month now, I've had only one issue with it to date. The USB connection doesn't seem to want to charge my portable device when I'm not using the USB function of the radio. pretty minor though. For the price, I don't think a guy (or gal) can go wrong.

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Great value!

    Written by: Team Four from Madisonville, LA on January 30, 2009

    2008 Ford F-150
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I replaced my stock AM/FM receiver in my 2008 Ford F150 with this unit. The installation kit that was included worked perfect and installation was easy. I spent about 1 hour on the install. I took time to properly ground the unit and therefore have experienced no engine noise or outside interference on the AM band. Sound is incredible. The USB feature works fine except for lack of detailed navigation through tracks. The HD channels I receive sound great. Overall, this is a great value if you are looking to just improve over the stock head units found in regular vehicles.

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Great product for the price

    Written by: Christie from Tyler, Texas on January 29, 2009

    1994 Ford Ranger
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I do not buy radios very often, unlike some others but my decision to buy this radio for my husband was one of the best decisions I made for Christmas! The radio fit perfectly into the truck without the need for any additional assistance. Even if it hadn't the instructions that came printed with it was very well laid out and I have no doubt that they would have helped with the installation of it. Now, as for the HD channel part of it I cannot comment. Living out here in the middle of the country I am pretty sure we would not get this sort of thing so we have never really searched for it. Fact is, the HD radio part of it was the lowest thing on the list for wanted features. My main want in a radio was the handy aux port to be accessible without having to uncover or move anything. It works as perfectly as it should on this radio. The USB port was an added bonus that I will now look for in other radios that I buy! The fact that you can arrange things on a thumb drive in folders and be able to sort through them (though the search feature is a little fandangled, admittedly) is a bonus.This radio lived up to all my expectations. We use our Sirius satellite radio with it, so we really do not do much channel surfing with it, but each station that we would normally listen to comes in loud and clear without issue. Over all I am very satisfied with this radio, and have no complaints except perhaps the smallness of the buttons. Yes, they are a little on the small side... but eh.

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Good Unit

    Written by: scheibel from St. Louis, MO on January 25, 2009

    1997 GMC Sonoma
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I bought this unit as a replacement for the factory AM/FM unit in my 97 Sonoma pickup. Overall the unit is excellent. Only minor annoyance is that, even though I live in a metropolitan area, the radio will sometimes loose the HD signal. When it does, the volume and clarity change. Otherwise a good unit, lot's of features, great sound quality.

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Great For The Money

    Written by: cabexbx from Pittsburgh, PA on January 24, 2009

    2004 Honda Odyssey
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I bought this as a replacement tuner/cd player for my wife's car. This is a great product, especially for the price. I was willing to spend more money on another unit, but after finding this on Crutchfield.com and reading the reviews I was willing to give it a shot. Now, I'm sold on what a great little unit it is.

    The USB is the absolute best. The HD works well and my wife has already found a few favorite channels that wouldn't otherwise be available.

    The minor negatives are that the buttons are a bit small and there doesn't seem to be a good way to search/seek on just the HD channels.

    If you're thinking about buying one, I don't think you'll be disappointed.

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Tuner problem explained?

    Written by: Paul from Greenfield, Ma on January 17, 2009

    2008 Kia Sedona
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I assembled the wire
    harness before
    installation. The
    instructions for the
    harness had the blue
    wire from the radio
    go to a blue or a
    blue/blk wire on the
    adapter. The blue
    wire was for "power
    ant" and the
    blue/blk was for
    "amp". I have a
    window antenna so I
    choose to connect it
    to the "amp" wire. I
    ended up getting
    really poor
    reception like some
    other reviews have
    noted. I decided it
    had to be a faulty
    tuner to be that
    bad. I decided to
    give
    Crutchfield a call
    to see if they
    agreed this was a
    faulty unit or just
    a bad tuner. The
    technician asked me
    which of the two
    blue wires I hooked
    up and then directed
    me to hook up the
    other one. It seems
    my antenna does have
    a powered amplifier
    for the antenna.
    Once I corrected
    that the tuner is
    fine. I was
    surprised to find
    more HD stations
    available than I
    would have expected
    for my area and they
    sound great.
    The usb input is
    fantastic. I bought
    a 5 pack of 1 gig
    sticks and loaded
    them with cds.
    Navigation was easy,
    with the cd name
    displayed on the
    unit. I think the
    smaller stick is the
    way to go to help
    the navigation.
    My XM radio is
    plugged in to the
    aux jack and had a
    ground loop caused
    by the 12v outlet.
    Bought an isolator
    to fix this and it's
    all good now.

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Tuner is no good, but USB is awesome.

    Written by: Rebecca from Washington, DC on January 13, 2009

    2005 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I bought this to replace the factory radio in a Subaru. I love the USB port and aux jack and use them about 90% of the time. The tuner is terrible. I can no longer get stations that are more than 10 miles away, it seems. I have to be within DC limits to get anything with HD and it cuts in and out. I see other reviews mention the same problem so my unit was probably not a dud as I hoped. Also, I have not had the unit for more than a year and the face is "loose" so the display sometimes goes wacky or disappears even though I never remove it. The CD player is adaquate, but a little sensitive to lightly scratched CD's. I would probably go for the higher end Dual HD in the future or a different brand with HD. I could never live without the USB port though!

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Well built unit, especially for the price

    Written by: Kristian from Los Angeles, CA on January 9, 2009

    2002 Nissan Frontier
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I ordered this for myself for Christmas. I waited until the very last minute
    but was surprised to find that Crutchfield was able to get me the unit by
    Christmas Eve regardless. The included instructions, double-DIN mounting
    bracket and wire harness made installation was a snap in my '02 Frontier.
    Overall it took just about 45 minutes to install.

    The radio itself is pretty solid. Reception has been very good. The overall
    sound quality is a bit better than the stock head unit, but without an
    upgraded amp or speakers it is hard to tell of any significant change. The
    one area that I was truly surprised by was the difference in range and
    clarity between regular and HD radio stations. The most notable of these
    are AM stations in HD. At least one sports station in LA is broadcasting in
    HD on AM and once that digital signal locks in, it sound just about as clear
    as FM. Music on FM really takes advantage of the increased highs and lows
    HD has to offer. Overall a good value.

    *Special Note - Although the instructions warned about possible hazards to
    the airbag system, there were no further details and I went about my
    business without regard. As it turns out, the King Cab has a switch for
    disabling the passenger airbag on the console, which if disconnected when
    the ignition system is on flags an error in the on-board computer.
    This will cause an airbag warning light to flash until you have a technician
    go in and clear the error.

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Great!

    Written by: Mr. Lowe from Santa Fe, NM on January 5, 2009

    I would have given it 5 stars but nothing is really that great so a 4 will do. Overall, the installation and quality of the system is great. I'm still a 'tape' guy but am in the midst of recording my rare recordings to digital (mp3, cd, wma) and this receiver is great for using these different options for listening. The HD is cool too.

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Very nice unit with great features

    Written by: treliam from York, PA on December 31, 2008

    1994 Ford Explorer
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I bought this to replace the original in dash am/fm tuner / cassette player. This unit sounds great and has lots of features found on more expensive units only. I was specifically looking for CD / HD Radio / MP3 and this has it all. The HD radio sounds great and the MP3 player with USB face plug-in is easy to use. I also like the removable face for anti-theft. A great little storage case comes with it for safe keeping. The remote is cool althought I don't know how much it will be used. Crutchfield supplied everything needed for removal and installation. Thanks Crutchfield.

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Good value

    Written by: Ron from Peoria, IL on December 29, 2008

    2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    The stereo sounds great, but lacks bass. Even with the bass setting to +6
    and on the 'loud' setting, it still doesn't have as much bass as my original
    04 silverado truck stereo. It does sound a lot clearer and is louder though.
    The USB port is OK, the menu options for scrolling through the songs is a
    little clumsy. I also bought the Bluetooth add-on but can't get it to pair up
    with my Blackberry Curve. The HD signal clarity is amazing, that alone
    makes this stereo worth it for me.

    I'll probably add an small subwoofer to make up for the lack of bass. I
    would recommend the stereo and would purchase it again for the price.
    One last thing, the door chime harness is worth purchasing just so you can
    splice to the receiver pigtail where it is convenient. Then you can plug and
    play once you install the stereo. It would be nice if a harness was offered
    that connected the stereo harness to the vehicle harness, but alas, you
    must solder them together yourself.

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    DOES EVERYTHING

    Written by: PRNTTEK from TAMPA FL. on December 25, 2008

    Got this as Christmas gift 2 days ago took about 3 hours to install and this thing is Great. I really like the HD radio it is cool.
    During the install had 1 ? called Cruthfield and was answered really fast (Thanks for the quick response).
    I have not tried the Blue tooth but will get to that this week.

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    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: Dave from Warwick, RI on December 22, 2008

    1997 Ford Explorer
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great Stereo. No fade of stations and my daughter loves the USB so she can plug in her own music. She's 13 now and quickly moving away from my music.
    I added the Bluetooth option and it works great with my Samsung Cell.
    Buy it if you want a great stereo at a great price!!

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    As expected

    Written by: CHARLES from Cape Cod on December 22, 2008

    2002 Chrysler Sebring
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Fisrt let me say that Crutchfield is an oasis in a desert of incompetence.
    These days you expect to be dissapointed. Products are misrepresented,
    shipping is slow and customer service is anything but. In 30 years of
    buying products and recomending to friends, Cruthfield has never
    disappointed. This is great stereo for the money. The tuner is better than
    the factory radio, the controls are well thought out and the media options
    cover just about every possibility. Installation was fast and easy as usual
    with Crutchfield. Mark me down as completely satisfied and that is a rare
    thing these days

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    Great value of features Vs Price

    Written by: dickey from Bessemer, Al on December 18, 2008

    This was bought from Crutchfield by my wife for my birthday. Install was quick and painless with Crutchfield's install kits and instructions. At first it didn't sound that great to me till I learned how to adjust the audio tone and turn on loudness. Sounds great now! Love the HD stations and the USB input. I like to listen to audio books back and forth to work. The USB input is the main reason I took the great sounding stock radio out for this unit. It turned out to be a good choice. Sounds as good as stock with more adjustment features for tone. Now I can listen to whatever I want from my memory sticks without fumbling around with a CD changer. For the price this is a great choice.

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    On balance, very nice

    Written by: Stephen from Webster, NY on December 11, 2008

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    HD Radio is actually very good! While some complain that HD cuts in and out when signals fade, I didn't find this to be true. It simply drops to an analog signal, and it's synced almost perfectly to the HD stream. Around the Roch NY area, there's many HD channels, and most come in as nicely as their analog.

    The USB socket is what I bought this for, and I wasn't disappointed. There is no comparison to playing mp3's directly from a head unit, rather than via an AUX plug (which this also has, but I doubt I'll use it). Sounds GREAT, and no fumbling with wires!

    I was a little surprised at the volume out of the box, which was good in comparison to other HU's I've had. Very strong sound, beats the Infinity stereo that came with the car, for sure.

    If I were to list some CON'S: The display is somewhat spartan. But it does what you need it to. The blinking light when you remove the faceplate announces "here's my stereo" to thieves, and I don't think you can disable it. I wish there was a little more "umph" to the bass, even on +6 and the "Rock" EQ, there's still not as much punch as I would like. Included dash kit didn't QUITE fit, but I was able to modify it.

    Sadly, for me, the HD radio is also useless for AM. It does pick up the clear HD stream, the second I start my car (or worse, turn on my headlights) then the AM signal suffers so much that HD can't be picked up anyway. (FM worked great however).

    On balance, for price vs. performance and features, this is a decent choice.

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    Cheap sounding

    Written by: Joe from Charleston, SC on December 7, 2008

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This receiver doesn't sound nearly as good as my factory 01 Silverado receiver did. The HD radio is nice as is the bluetooth, but the bluetooth doesn't always automatically switch back to the radio. Overall I am pretty dissappointed with this unit as the advisor told me it would sound as good as my factory stereo did.

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    Best car stereo I've ever purchased

    Written by: Kevin from Portland, OR on December 5, 2008

    I wanted an HD radio that could double as a handsfree device, and the XHD6425 had the most features for the money. I purchased the Bluetooth accessory at the same time.

    HD station reception is excellent. Who knew Portland had so many HD stations? Ditto for the performance of the Bluetooth device. People on the other end can't even tell I'm in my car, and that's with the microphone mounted on the dashboard (not on the sun visor).

    Having a USB port for plugging in flash drives is a cool idea. Beats lugging the iPod around. This feature wasn't even on my radar, but it's the reason I bought the 6425 and not the 6420.

    I haven't had any problem with engine noise (whine) coming through the radio. From what other reviewers wrote, my guess is that if the black wire is the only connection to ground, the ground path has too much resistance. It needs to be as close to zero ohms as possible to prevent engine noise from getting through. Solution: Be sure to use the backstrap, and be sure to attach it to metal (not plastic) that is grounded to the car's chassis. The backstrap will provide an excellent path to ground that will keep your radio whine-free. I found that the backstrap which came with the radio was too short to reach a metal surface, so I bought a super-long one (3 feet long) and trimmed off the excess.

    Overall, a terrific value for the money. I would buy another one of these in a minute if I had another car to put it in.

    Pros:

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    COMPARE TO MORE EXPENSIVE STEREOS

    Written by: Brad from Salem, Utah on December 3, 2008

    1992 Dodge Caravan
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I bought this stereo because a friends wifes stereo bit the dust, so I donated my old (less than 1 year) XHD6420 to their cause. I put this one in my RV and it compares to my Kenwood (in my car) in goodies. HD, USB, MP3 and WMA were all selling points but at a good price. My Kenwood was $769! I've had a few stereos in the last 7 years and this is a top rated product, I'm impressed. I've recommended this stereo to all my friends and recommend it to you!

    The only con I can think of is its one line display (7-8 character). My Kenwood has 4 lines (26 characters each line), so you see my delema.

    But It does include a wireless remote. Not bad!

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    Great Radio

    Written by: Jeffrey from Okeana, OH on November 25, 2008

    2005 Saturn ION 2
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I bought this radio for my son's ION because the factory cd changer jammed up. The HD radio is amazingly clear. I wanted a builtin HD tuner with plenty of power. This radio looks like it has the same specs for the amp as the more expensive model. The installation was easy and looks great. I am thinking about replacing the factory radio in my F-150 with this model.

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    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: No from California on November 18, 2008

    Excellent value for money. Sound quality is very good. Even though it does not have dimmer controls the lights are very subtle and did not distract me at all at night. No cons at all.

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    Great Upgrade Deck

    Written by: Nicholas from Charlotte, NC on November 15, 2008

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This deck works wonders as an upgrade. I purchased this deck for the HD Radio feature since at the time Charlotte had an old school hip hop station in HD. The Dual XHD6425 picks up the HD Radio signals without a problem and I appreciate the song artist/title information it displays from the HD broadcast. The USB front face input is great since I have thumb drives, but no ipod. It has allowed me to put off the purchase of an ipod indefinitely. It does sometimes have a problem with reading the thumb drive if it is left in the player; but I simply take it out and plug it back in and it reads properly. I purchased the Bluetooth adapter which was a simple install and that works really well. Callers at the other end are easily heard through the car's speakers and they can easily hear me when I talk. When I make a call, which is rare, the hang-up process in tedious since you have to hold the mute button in for 3 seconds. When people call me though, when they hang-up, the deck automatically returns to the mode it was in when the call came in whether that's in the middle of a CD or USB track or the radio. All of the features, functions, and benefits easily outweigh the minor imperfections. I would definitely buy this CD player again!

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    A good commuter's toy at a great price!

    Written by: Howard from Vacaville, CA on November 14, 2008

    2001 Saturn L200
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Not the best, but great for the money. Radio reception leaves a bit to be desired, though not a huge difference or big deal to me. HD radio is a nice feature, but again, reception can be dodgy when you get outside the metro area of the originating station. HD-2 stations don't transmit staticky mono sound, so you'll hear either your station or nothing at all, which can get a bit annoying.

    CDs sound good. Detachable faceplate and remote are nice conveniences. Aux input and Bluetooth capability are good to have though I haven't used them. HD sound, when reception is strong, really is great, and display settings (I like this song, who sings it again?) are cool. Preset EQ settings are nice, if you're not too particular an audiophile. Two AM and three FM bands make plenty of space for favorite stations; handy if you have a long commute. You can set favorites near home on one band and near work on another.

    Where the XHD6425 really shines is accessibility. The USB input alone is worth the cost for me. I can stick a $10 flash drive right into the USB input and have hours' worth of music at my fingertips.

    The only other caveat I'd offer is that the control buttons are REALLY small with miniscule labeling, so memorize them on the console and the remote BEFORE trying to figure out changing modes, stations, and settings while driving!

    All in all, you can get a great setup for less than $200, or add a decent set of speakers and still come in under $400.

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    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: Chris from Plano, TX on November 14, 2008

    2004 Dodge Ram 1500
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I have only had this stereo for about 3 or 4 days and it has been the best purchase I have had with car stereo players. The installation instructions were well layed out and had no problem installing the stereo and aftermarket speakers I purchased locally. I save at least $100 by doing it myself. Plus in my mind this the best bang for your buck. I got a quote from a national car stereo dealer and they quoted me $240 with installation kits, tax and everything!!! Buying this on Crutchfield saved me over $100!!! Plus the satisfaction of saying I installed this myself. Also the customer support group is second to none!!! Thanks Crutchfield...

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    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: e299 from Millville, NJ on November 11, 2008

    1996 Nissan Altima
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I was pleasantly surprised with the amount of bass it added compared to my car's factory stereo. If your car has factory speakers installed be careful not to blow them by having the bass or volume all the way up as tempting as it is. I also liked all of the features it came with for the price.

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    Excellent Stereo!

    Written by: Azhriaz from Normal, IL on November 11, 2008

    1995 GMC Yukon
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I replaced my old factory stereo with the Dual XHD6425 and can I say WOW! I have an 8 gig usb stick that most of my music is downloaded onto, that's all I have to take with me. The sound is incredible, the menus & remote are easy to use. This unit also has independant bass and treble in addition to the preset eq bands. I would highly recommend this unit. The additional Blue Tooth accessory has made my life so much easier with the connecting capabilities with my cell phone. Once the initial partnership is made I don't have to reconnect, it's all automatic. It pauses the music when I have an incoming call so I never miss a call if I've got the volume cranked. People no longer struggle to hear me on the phone, it doesn't pick up the road noise in the mic. I control the phone volume through the stereo so everyone sounds crystal clear/loud enough. Extremely satisified with this stereo!

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    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: Thomas from Atlanta, GA on November 9, 2008

    I got this to replace a factory radio in my wife's Ford Five-Hundred company car to gain an AUX port. I got the dual because of the price, features, and HD-Radio was a bonus.

    The HD was a nice option to have. The overall tuner was not good. I missed stations in Atlanta that are stations that should come in on any radio's scan. That was the reason I eventually returned it. The great folks at Crutchfield sent me a new one to see if it was specific to the unit - it was not.

    I did not buy for the USB port and did not test it. I tried to use it to charge my iPhone like I would in a PC, but it did not work (probably wishful thinking). I also did not have a chance / need to test the CD-R mp3 capability.

    Usability - the buttons and volume dial were crowded and small, but nothing different than many of the peer radios in this group.

    Installation - great stuff from Crutchfield with the install kit, wiring harness, and instructions. Really easy.

    Good bang for the buck, if you have better success with tuning radio stations than I did. From a feature standpoint, it hits everything you would want. Just did not work for me.

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    Great Radio

    Written by: Van from Memphis, TN on November 8, 2008

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Crutchfield sent me this radio as a replacement for the JVC AHD39 HD Radio, which I had multiple problems with (stay away from the JVC HD radio!). The Dual is simpler to use, seems to be better built, and does the same function, at a lower price. The Dual looks great in the dash, with a simple, blue elegant display. Thanks to Crutchfield for all of the help in getting my problems squared away, and standing behind their products!! The pre-paid install kit was easy to use, and the shop did a perfect job installing it. Crutchfield's extended hours are super-convenient. I will definitely make my future electronics purchases from Crutchfield!

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    Good Value for the money but be advised...

    Written by: Echoes1 from Lansdale, PA on November 6, 2008

    2003 Dodge Neon
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This is my first radio that receives the new HD Radio signals. I only rated this reciever 4 stars because of the HD Radio. As long as you are driving around in one of the major cities, the HD Radio's reception is just fine, BUT travel just a minimum of 10 miles outside of that city, and worse as you get further, and the HD radio signal constantly goes in & out continously. That gets quite annoying. I would have liked the radio better if there were some type of an ON/OFF switch for the HD part of the radio's reception, to stop the annoying in & out of the HD radio trying to hold the HD signal. My old analog radio never had these types of issues holding onto a signal with any of the major radio stations during my trips to & from work everyday. I don't know if this radio (because of price) just has a cheap tuner built into it, compared to the more expensive HD radio's that are out on the market. I did some research on the internet regarding my issue with this radio, and other people are also complaining about the same problems with this HD receiver as I am. They stated as long as you live within the city limits, HD is good, but if you live anywhere like 10 to 30 miles outside of the major city limits (like me), you can forget about listening to the radio as the constant in & out of the receiver gets terribly annoying. I guess that is why it has the other input options so you can turn the radio part OFF when it gets annoying to listen to.

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    My first install & very pleased.

    Written by: Kristine from Central Jersey on November 4, 2008

    2005 Ford Focus ZX4

    I love it! Now, this was my first time doing any kind of car (or audio) work so I was having trouble just figuring out how to get the brackets on and still be able to fit in the housing.. wasn't gonna happen, so I didn't bother with them. It fit nicely and Afterward I contacted Crutchfield and they said I wouldn't need 'em (go figure!). Also, it took only 2-3 days to receive it! I wasn't expecting that lol.

    I noticed a significant difference in the volume. I like the little case that comes for the (detachable) face =] The button LEDs are blue, looks great! It's cool that each Mode has it's own Equalizer settings. And, the HD works like a charm. I would have rated this a 5, but my Zune [30GB] wouldn't work in the USB, so I had to go buy an aux cable (but that's just Microsoft's fault really). I was hoping I could at least charge it at the same time by the USB when listening through AUX, but that didn't work. Lastly, all the directions to set it up are kinda vague if you don't know what you're doing; but that's why you just call or email Crutchfield! =)

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    Best Head Unit for the Price

    Written by: Rhino from Savage, MN on November 3, 2008

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Very nice head unit for the money! Comes with all the bells and whistles and yes even HD!!! The Sound clarity is so clean, and if your hooking it up to an amp you get 2 sets of rca outputs. I give it 4 out of 5 because it doesnt have subwoofer settings

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    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: Jim from Charlottesville on October 23, 2008

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This receiver is packed full of features for the money. The HD radio sounds great when it locks on to an HD station. Its kind of like when you hear an FM station lock in as stereo, but to a whole new dimension. The FM sensitivity is pretty good. It picks up a distant station that I like noticeably better than before.
    I have been experiencing a small glitch with the USB feature. If I leave the stick in and turn off the receiver and I turn it back on, it tries to read the stick, and says "No File". I then scroll the mode to AUX, Radio, and back to USB and it works. Wierd. But then again, I am using one of those SD to USB adapters.
    The receiver has ample power to drive my Sony speakers up front and my Alpine S series in the rear. My little Escort wagon rocks!

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    Great bang for your buck

    Written by: Rob from Dundalk, MD on October 21, 2008

    2001 Jeep Cherokee
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great receiver for the price. HD radio is awesome. Installation was so easy thanks to the wiring harness and instructions. Had to call tech support once and Allan was great with the help, very knowledgeable. If your looking for a receiver with all the bells and whistles at a great price look no further this is the one you want "guaranteed". Service goes beyond all expectations. I'm a customer for life. Thanks Crutchfield.

    -Rob G.

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    Good Choice for an upgrade/replacement

    Written by: jcavuotisr from Houston, TX on October 20, 2008

    1993 Mazda MX3
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    The factory radio in my 1993 Mazda finally gave up the ghost.. I had been using a XM receiver with a cassette adapter to catch the satellite service... so when I went shopping I looked for a unit that had an aux input... I found this Dual XHD-6425 - figured I'd go CD and HD also... with an USB port.... I am extremely pleased with the results.. the addition of the necessary adapters to match my Mazda was a big plus.. now I am going to upgrade the speakers because I want to take advantage of all the performance this unit can deliver. Try it.. you'll like it!!

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    Pretty Nice

    Written by: Oleg from San Jose, CA on October 16, 2008

    2007 Toyota Tacoma
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    First off, I have to say how impressed I am w/ Crutchfield service. My dash kit was missing a small piece, and they overnighted me a whole new kit, free of charge, no questions asked. I am very happy I chose to purchase this through Crutchfield.

    The unit itself made my stock speakers in my Tacoma truck sound much better. The HD radio feature is nice, and the USB port is great at this price. The only thing I don't like about the stereo is the screen scrolls the track titles, and you have to take your eyes off the road to read them. a multi-line display that could fit the track info on one screen would be nice. Definately not regretting that I bought it, though. Install was fairly simple and it's pretty easy to use.

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    Great unit for the price

    Written by: Gene from Cleveland, OH on October 15, 2008

    2000 Ford F-150
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This system has all the bells and whistles most people need and great sound for the price. I am very happy with this unit.

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    Excellent value

    Written by: Pat from Glen Carbon, IL on October 15, 2008

    1995 Saturn SL2
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    HD Channels come in very clear. There is a slight (3-4 sec) linking delay when selecting a new HD channel, as others have noted. The USB port works great with a thumb drive. I have not had the opportunity to use it with my ipod yet.

    I also purchased the BT-60 bluetooth kit and it works great. Calls are crystal clear and no one can tell I'm speaking into a mic.

    There are things I wished this radio had (dimmer, etc), but for the price you can't complain.

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    Great for the price

    Written by: Travis from Brandon, FL on October 13, 2008

    2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    For the price this is a great unit. HD channels come in clear (it is nice to
    have many more stations to choose from now), the USB port works great,
    although it is annoying that you can only have 255 songs in a folder.
    Controls work great. Quick install. It only took about 20 minutes to install
    into my 2004 PT Cruiser.

    Overall great buy for the money.

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    First HD car stereo

    Written by: EVK110400 from Staten Island, NY on October 13, 2008

    2000 Dodge Caravan
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I am extremely pleased with this purchase. The reception is very good and the adapters cructhfield sent me worked flawlessly. A complete moron could install this product with instructions i was given.

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    Great Head

    Written by: Paul from Centerville, Pennsylvania on October 13, 2008

    1998 Ford F-150
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This a great head for the money. It was easy to install with the installation kit that came with it. Crutchfield is the best online company I have dealt with. Recommend them both highly

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    Loved most of it

    Written by: MARTY from Salt Lake City, UT on October 13, 2008

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I really like this stereo it has great sound for the money and a lot of options. The HD works well and the HD search saves you time in finding stations in your area.
    I am sad to say that I can only give it a 4 out of 5 star because some of the buttons, the ones around the volume are very hard to get to when driving. It is a good thing it comes with a remote. I also wish the backlight would dim with the dash.
    As for the service, it is A+ great info on the web site so you can be sure if it will work before you order and they also tell you what other parts you will need for the install (if you enter your vehicle information).
    I will return when I have the money for new speakers
    Thanks Crutchfield Team

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    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: Brad from Dallas, Tx on October 13, 2008

    Love the radio. Installation was a snap and the sound quality is excellent. All HD signals are very strong. I am very happy with my purchase!

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    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: Mike from Rochester, NY on October 11, 2008

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Do not buy this receiver at any price. Very poor reception, HD constantly comes and goes or is not picked up at all. Analog much worse than stock radio. Controls very small. Finally returned. Plan to buy another brand.

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    !!!Sick!!!

    Written by: Anonymous from FL on October 11, 2008

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This Radio is Sick... I bought it to go in my '92 Volvo 240. It is amazing! I love the aux jack and the usb. I have a pair of Kenwood 4" up front and a pair of Pioneer 5 1/4 in the rear deck. It's the best radio for the money. I highly recomend the radio to anybody who wants Sick radio.

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    Nice deck for a great price

    Written by: Jim from Rutland, MA on October 11, 2008

    1998 Honda Civic
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I bought this deck for my son's 1998 civic. The deck along with four Blaupunkt speakers make a world of difference! The HD radio is amazing and there are a lot of great features for such a reasonable price. The only reason I didn't give five stars is that occasionally CD's will skip. Other than that, I couldn't be happier! My son and I installed this radio and four speakers in about 2.5hrs.

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    Can't be beat for the price

    Written by: romeo from New Orleans, LA on October 11, 2008

    1997 Jeep Wrangler
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    You can't ask too much from a CD player that has HD radio, and plays plays MP3's/WMA's right out of your USB thum-drive. And you REALLY can't beat if if it costs less the 150 Dollars. This system does all that, with a clean sound, and has enough toys built in to keep even ME happy..

    The only flaw I found in this unit, is that if you take the USB drive out, and turn off the system and then re-insert the drive and turn on the system again, you start from the beginning of the drive..

    So, taht's basically it. Like I said... For the money, it can't be beat...

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    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: danny from San Diego on October 7, 2008

    2003 Honda Civic
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This is a very good stereo...
    I was skeptical about it , because it is priced so much lower than other brands, but after installing it and using it, I am very happy with the purchase.

    As always, crutchfield provided all the needed hardware to make installation easy and very clean. The stereo works great! HD radio is awesome, it is just like listening to CDs. The blue tooth option work really well, and its very easy to setup. The USB is also a very cool feature.

    I recommend this product to anyone looking for a qulity system at a
    reasonable price.

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    NICE AN EASY

    Written by: MARK from SOUTH STRAFFORD, VERMONT on October 6, 2008

    1986 BMW 325E
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    ALL FEATURES ON UNIT WORK AS ADVERTISED--RECEPTION IS GREAT IN THIS VERY RURAL MOUNTAINOUS AREA AND INSTALLATION TOOK 30 MIN AT MOST--VERY IMPRESSED WITH INSTRUCTIONS AND ASSEMBLY KIT---1ST TIME PURCHASE FOR MYSELF FROM CRUTCHFIELD--THEY ARE NOT THE LEAST EXPENSIVE BUT THE DIFFERENCE IS WORTH IT--WILL RECCOMMEND AND USE AGAIN
    MC

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    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: David from Clearwater, Fl on October 5, 2008

    2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    For the price I don't think you can beat the value. Unit works great, sounds great, and was a very easy install. I just ordered the Bluetooth adapter to interface my cell phone. Love HD radio!

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    Love the HD and the bluetooth phone

    Written by: Steve from Seattle, WA on October 4, 2008

    2005 Subaru Forester
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This is a great deck. I bought XM radio separate and it is not necessary the HD is so good. Sound incredible improvement in the car. For some reason the bass is much cleaner and stronger. I bought the bluetooth accessory and have FINALLY solved the problem of cell phones in the car. I've tried several other bluetooth devices and haven't liked any of them. Crutchfield has been very helpful with the installation. There is a problem with the head unit and they are sending out a replacement.

    This is a great unit, a great deal and Crutchfield just makes it even better.

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    It works

    Written by: Nick from Derby, KS on October 3, 2008

    2003 Toyota MR2 Spyder
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I don't have any complaints regarding this radio. It certainly isn't the best radio I've ever owned, but isn't the worst either. It's a good middle of the road deck at a decent price. The only issue I have is that a local station is broadcasting silence on the HD channel, so when changing to that station I get 2 seconds of analog broadcast followed by silence when it tunes the HD station. There is apparently no way to force the radio to use the analog signal over the digital one. I have the Bluetooth module for this also and I am pretty happy with the performance of that as well.

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    Outstanding value - hard to see display in sunlight

    Written by: Kevin from Northern California on September 30, 2008

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Picked up this unit to replace a worn out OEM double din stereo (1997 Toyota Landcruiser). I wanted a Bluetooth capable head unit with a remote microphone and wanted to be under $250. The Dual was about the only unit that fit the bill. Install was a breeze with the provided harness. The Bluetooth syncs up flawlessly with my Motorola cell phone and call quality on handsfree is excellent - still sounds "handsfree" to the other person, but is perfectly understandable at freeway speeds. Mounted the BTM-60 microphone between the front sun visors on the headliner. Works great there. For the price and the BTM-60 it's a no-brainer! Display is tough to impossible to see in sunlight. Placing a piece of black plastic underneath the unit that sticks straight out about 2 inches cuts the reflection into the display and greatly increases visibilty. The remote control is a nice "extra" and works well. Due to the close proximity of some of the buttons on the head unit, I find the remote is a nice alternative. Velcro it to the center console with line of sight to the head unit and it works great. Will buy a second one if this one holds up ok. Way to go DUAL - nice unit for a cheap price!

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    ONE DRAWBACK....BLUETOOTH ISSUES

    Written by: dunvarna from KELLER, TX on September 29, 2008

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    My previous radio was the Blaupunkt MP 35. It cratered so I purchased this along with the bluetooth adapter. My phone, VERIZON LG eNV VX-9900. Does not connect very well with this radio. Once connected it will work but if i go out of range or turn off the radio, it will not connect back. I have to delete the radio from the blue tooth device menu and then re-pair it with the radio. go figure. It appears it is a problem with the phone.

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    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: Jean from Lincoln, NE on September 25, 2008

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Really a nice deck and very easy to use. Easy installation. I have used a few other decks, and they are often hard to figure out buttons, etc.... I really like the ease of use with this deck. It is nice looking and seems to have all the features most of us would want.

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    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: Jim from St. Louis, MO. on September 21, 2008

    2004 Pontiac Vibe
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Too easy to install. Works fine. I am happy so far.

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    All around good stereo

    Written by: qwabazz from Pittsburgh, PA on September 18, 2008

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Bought this stereo to replace my factory Head unit. Did alot of research and found this to suit my needs, especially with all the positive reviews. Installed very quickly and worked like a charm. The USB and Aux input were extra selling points. Excellent HD. I liked it so much that I went out and replaced all my factory speakers as well. Will probably buy a second one for my other car.

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    Replacement for Honda 6CD Changer Device

    Written by: JRS from Louisville, KY on September 18, 2008

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Very Happy with the XHD-6425 HD Radio/CD Receiver Device - I replaced the factory 6CD changer on my Honda 2002 CR/V - I spent 4 or 5 hours dedicated to installing this new device - Eleven (11) wires to solder or crimpt and great crutchfield instructions for both mechanical and electrical - you will be pleased - I was Shocked with the performance of the HD Receiver and the CD player - If you Install it yourself take your time - take it slow for perfect install. Thanks, JRS

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    Worth the money

    Written by: Tony from Reading, MA on September 18, 2008

    1997 Nissan Altima
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This is an excellent radio for the money. It was easy to install and has some nice features.

    The problems with the radio are all in the design. They are more an inconvience than anything. The display always defaults to the track number and for some reason the cd player doesn't always pick up where it left off. I did find a work around, I use a flash drive in the usb port.

    Overall I would recommend this radio.

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    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: Denny from Point Pleasant,West Virginia on September 16, 2008

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    works great!!!!!

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    Very Nice

    Written by: vronj from Rosemount, MN on September 16, 2008

    2003 Jeep Liberty
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This CD receiver is very nice. It has wonderful sound and a myriad of ways to play music. The HD radio works great. I mostly listen to the HD radio or tunes off of my USB flash drive.

    The user interface to the folders and files on the flash drive is a little funky. I wish it sorted the folders by name.

    I highly recommend the Dual XHD6425.

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    Great features, tuner is lacking

    Written by: David from Meadow Vista, CA on September 15, 2008

    2005 Subaru Forester
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I find that on this unit, I love the USB port for playing tunes from my thumb drive. I really like the front panel AUX jack for plugging in my XM tuner. I bought the optional bluetooth unit, it is outstanding. Power output is far more than I need. That all being said, the AM/FM tuner just plain sucks. You cannot disable the HD. If you are in a fringe area, it comes in and out of HD, and the audio is not always time aligned between the analog and the digital on these stations. Drives you nuts. Overall sensitivity seems quite low compared to the stock low end tuner that came out of my Subaru Forester. On AM, it is far less sensitive than my old stock unit. Also, as the signal levels vary on AM, like going under power lines, overpasses, etc, the tuner varies the bandwidth, sounding like someone is cranking the treble control up and down. Very annoying. It also seems more prone to hear ignition noise than the unit it replaced.
    I am a broadcast engineer by trade, so the tuner is very important to me. This tuner gets a total thumbs down. If the tuner is not that important to you, then all the other features are actually pretty great.

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    A Dud

    Written by: Keith from San Jose on September 15, 2008

    1987 Dodge Dakota
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    My radio failed after 6 months. The tone controls were never very good, so
    the sound quality wasn't up to what I'm used too with my old Panasonic
    radios.

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    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: Matt from Memphis, TN on September 15, 2008

    2004 Chevrolet Astro

    HD Radio blew my mind! My local radio stations actually broadcast dual playlists, the extra channels run with alot less commercials ! I haven't tried out the USB feature, which was ironically a selling point for me. The AUX front input is great, only drawback is there is no input signal amp. adjustment, a feature that is on the CD player in my personal truck, but hey, this price for a unit to replace a GM factory unit w/out CD or Cassette, this was a solid buy!

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    Good gear for the cash

    Written by: Keith from Leominster, MA on September 14, 2008

    2002 Nissan Frontier
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I bought this unit to replace a defective factory unit and I have been very pleasantly surprised! For the small cost, the features are large and performance is fantastic. I would recommend this unit to anyone!

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    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: bobby from alabama on September 13, 2008

    2004 Hyundai Elantra
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great radio and easy install with the supplied installation kit. You have to love Crutchfield.

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    Nice overall, but a few problems

    Written by: Nicklesh from all over on September 13, 2008

    2001 Honda Civic EX
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Good: Cheap, multifuctions (USB, aux port, HD, optional bluetooth), comes with remote.

    Bad: Bluetooth set is kinda pricey if you pay full retail. Display has no dimmer. Display is very difficult to see in sunlight/most of the day. Buttons on the unit itself are difficult to use because of placement. For example, the next track/next station button is right of the volume knob so it is a little difficult to reach while driving. I've been trying to get around this by learnign the remote without having to look at it.

    Bottom line: Great bang for the buck. Lots of features, most of which I imagine most people will not use. Would be a lot better with a brighter display for daytime that was able to dim for night, which I consider the biggest way to improve this unit.

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    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: mike from Orlando, FL on September 13, 2008

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    this was my first cd reciever i bought and the first time i installed one. the installation was harder than i thought, very confusing. i had to call tech support twice. they were very helpfull, and made me understand. then i finished installing it and it didnt turn on so call tech again we went through all these steps to see if it was really working, but wasnt so i had to return it and had it replace. once i got the new one installed, it was really worth it. i love it, sounds great, i can finally play my mp3 player in my car. but there are some things that dont work. when you use the usb drive it doesnt play, but a 'professional' told me most cd players are like this. so i use the aux. input. but you cant use the stereo or remote to change songs or view song titles, like it says you can do in the manual. so i have to change the next track using my mp3 player, which is so unconvienant. but other than that, like the HD radio and other features it works great, and i really like it. maybe all these problems i'm having is just mine, but i still need to figure stuff out. i would recommend it though cause its not the cheapest and its not no $500 player. a good player for the money.

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    Not sure

    Written by: Chris from Plainwell,MI on September 13, 2008

    2003 Pontiac Vibe
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Lets start off by saying crutchfield service was great, great price, quick shipping and almost fits perfect. Install went fine only problem was my fault.

    The radio, Its sound great, controls are ok and lots of input choices. The radio receiver is my only problem it seems to be weak on HD and regular stations. Maybe it where I live but the HD stations cut in and out. Not a big problem unless the station in not in sync, but that not really the radio's problem, I think.

    Would I buy another Dual, not the next time. I will try a different brand to see if it's the area for the stations or the radio. After that I will see.

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    Decent and Affordable

    Written by: Sanfam from Rochester, NY on September 12, 2008

    1988 Volvo 740
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    My twenty year old tape deck finally died and this provided a simple solution that has performed above my expectations for a full month (as of this post). It is driving two Infinity Reference 5002i speakers in the front and two stock Volvo paper cones in the rear. It cannot adequately reproduce much of any bass on the more power hungry infinity drivers. If this is among your requirements, then a low-end (40-50 watt/channel) amplifier should more offer more punch and improve sound quality all round.

    My biggest complaint has to be the unreliable USB power levels. It seems as if, depending on vehicle voltage and only during Aux mode, +5v power to the USB port is switched on or off without warning. Nothing terrible, but it can be annoying if your device alters brightness based on power. Other complaints include the equalizer, which is lacking any real use. Neither the LCD nor key backlights dim. It will not interface with an iPod over USB, but it never said it would (Use Aux input for that).

    HDRadio tuning is a fantastic plus. While it doesn't really seem to offer improved literal audio quality, it does certainly improve selection.

    The rotary encoder (volume knob) is a leap beyond most products in this price range. I've had to quickly adjust volume on the road with up/down
    buttons before and it has never been something I felt comfortable doing while driving.

    It's not for audiophiles, but it doesn't try to be.

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    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: Ken from Independence, Mo on September 12, 2008

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Works great.

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    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: Peter from IA on September 12, 2008

    2002 Honda Accord
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This product improved the sound in my stock speakers greatly. Only con is that the HD radio wasn't as good as I expected. Hopefully more radio stations will be switching to HD soon.

    I would definitely buy this again.

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    Dual XHD 6425

    Written by: Richard from Pittsburgh PA on September 12, 2008

    2003 Kia Sorento EX
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I bought this radio to give me an aux input jack for my Sirius radio and it does a great job of simplifying that connection.
    The bonus features of this radio are HD radio - it's great, and the USB slot on the front. I can load a USB memory key with MP3's and this will last me for the longest drive i'll ever have. I've played a couple of CD's on it and they sound great, but the USB feature will mean that I'm going to be using it that way in the future.
    The radio took less than an hour to install in our Kia Sorento and it sounds great. The supplied adapters were easy to use - I highly recommend this radio.

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    HD is great

    Written by: Doug from Twin Cities on September 11, 2008

    1996 Chevrolet Suburban
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This is the first radio I installed myself and it went very smoothly thanks to Crutchfield's installation gear and instructions. I grew tired of CDs in my 1996 Suburban so I wanted a radio with a front USB port. After installation, however, I was completely blown away by how good HD radio sounds on my stock speakers. The terrain in the Twin Cities is flat so the HD stations come in loud and strong. I'm enjoying HD radio more than the USB port. I've tested my 1 gb flash drive in the USB port and it worked great. The radio sees the "folders" for each album and captures the tagging info. The radio lets you bounce from song to song or album to album.

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    Bang for buck

    Written by: Jeffrey from Irvine, CA on September 11, 2008

    1999 Toyota Camry Solara
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    There's 2 things it lacks: Ipod connector, and built-in bluetooth.

    However, it's got USB, which will read Ipod like a harddrive.

    Highlight of the deck is built in HD receiver. I just went to 3 Big-Box chain electronic stores and most of their radios don't have it built in.

    I get a whine from the output relative to RPM, so I'm going to re-ground with a separate wire to the chassis.

    The cd laser sucks at reading mildly scuffed/scratched CDs.

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    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: TIMMY! from Raleigh, NC on September 11, 2008

    1995 Dodge Neon
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Excellent product. I love the USB port, It's alot easier to deal with than
    having to put music on a disc. It's installed in my work vehicle and makes
    the day go by much easier. The HD radio is also a nice touch. More stations
    in the area are switching to HD so there are more music to choose from.
    This is a quality product and the price can't be beat!!!! Also very easy to
    install, took only 20 minutes.

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    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: Dennis from New york - Long island on September 10, 2008

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    The XHD-6425 is a great radio with easy to use features , I installed the
    radio along with the bluetooth module and I couldnt be more happy -

    Bluetooth volume could be louder but not enough to be a defect... Superb
    buy and very recommended.

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    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: toydoctor from Memphis, Tn on September 8, 2008

    1994 Mazda MX3
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I put this in a Mazda MX3 and I am very happy with this product. Easy to read display; functions easy to use. Here in Memphis and suburbs reception of stations (regular and HD) are very good. Installation was a breeze.

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    Good product, great price

    Written by: Eric from Pittsburgh, PA on September 8, 2008

    2002 Toyota RAV4
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Fine product for the price. Installed incredibly easy with the included installation kit. The USB port is great although quirky, just need to learn how to work around the quirks. Feel I don't really need the Aux port with the USB port, but I'm sure something will come around and I'll be glad to have it. Some of the things I don't like are how it displays the information playing from the tracks. I believe more options should be available on how the unit displays this information.

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    Built in HD reciever

    Written by: piston55 from Houston, Texas on September 7, 2008

    2005 Chevrolet Aveo
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Radio was easy to install. It gives great reception and clear HD Channels. Looking to purchase another in the future for my other vehicle. Easy to use Aux and USB port for other devices. An outstanding buy at a reasonable price.

    Thanks

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    Great Value!

    Written by: Guy from Eugene, Oregon on September 4, 2008

    1991 Volvo 240 Series
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I remember when Dual was known for making great automatic turntables - back when you stacked vinyl LP's for automatic play. I didn't know that they made car stereos, but this one was a bargain. It works great and sounds wonderful. I'm still pinching myself over the price! Haven't tried anything other than the HD radio, but it is clearly a big improvement.

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    Great value for your money

    Written by: Ryonald from Shaker Heights, OH on September 4, 2008

    2000 Toyota Sienna
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    - Easy to install
    - Great if you want to upgrade to HD radio for a considerable price
    - USB input's just great. You dont need an Ipod, etc. just plug it in and
    enjoy. when you turn-off the radio it goes back to your last track.
    - optional bluetooth capability for your cellphone.
    - Regarding the reception- same with satellite radios, it depends on your
    location.

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    Dual HD Radio

    Written by: Gary from Underwood, Iowa on September 1, 2008

    2006 Toyota Corolla
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    The radio installed easily and the installation kit worked great.

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    Great For The Price

    Written by: Bill from Gaithersburg, MD on September 1, 2008

    2005 Saturn ION 2

    I recently purchased this radio and it is great. The HD-Radio sound quality is better than my cds. I wish that the USB port would play my Zune files. It says that they need to be .mp3 or .wma files. THEY ALL ARE!! I have no idea why it won't work but the AUX port is great and i just use that. The faceplate itself feels a little cheap, with all the plastic, but it really looks cool at night with the blue lights. If you want to see what song is playing on the radio, you have to hit display until it shows you everything else that it can do and it doesn't scroll through the info like i want it to. The remote is kind of useful and above all else it is a pretty cool device.

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    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: Everett from Dallas, GA on September 1, 2008

    2003 Toyota Camry Solara
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This is a great HD radio head unit. I especially like the USB and AUX inputs so I can hookup my portable MP3 player. This unit sounds much better than my factory installed head unit. The installation of this unit in my 2003 Solara was a breeze. I reccomend this unit to anyone looking for HD Radio.

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    Dual, what is a Dual?

    Written by: Jared from San Antonio, TX on September 1, 2008

    2001 Isuzu Rodeo Sport

    The head unit came fast and the optional Bluetooth connector came faster than advertised since it was backordered a few days. I'm extremely happy with the radio, and the bluetooth and usb options work well.
    I have the simpletech blueberry, 2.5" usb powered hard drive. The drive came with NTFS and wouldn't work, so I tried FAT32 and it worked!!! So format your hard drives to the old FAT32.
    The instructions for installation were excellent for the radio. The DD pocket instructions weren't. It isn't a perfect fit, but with trial and error I was able to find a solution. I will recommend this to a friend.

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    HD reception not great

    Written by: Scott from Rochester NY on August 29, 2008

    2005 Pontiac Sunfire
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This radio went in easy, with excellent directions and support. Works really nicely, but HD reception is simply not all that great, at least around here. I think it's the medium, and not the radio. Before buying a radio with built in HD, I recommend searching about reception before making a decision. HD-1 channels revert to analog radio (eventually) when HD blinks out, but HD-2 and HD-3 don't. When you have reception, it sounds great.
    This isn't a knock on this radio, which I like, but HD in general.

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    Dual XHD6425

    Written by: Chris from Lansing, MI on August 26, 2008

    2005 Hyundai Elantra
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This is a great radio! MP3 CD, HD Radio, USB, AUX, equalizer, loudness boost, and many other great features! It may not have the outputs that other radios have but gotta sacrifice something to get all those imputs i figure and keep this low price. I highly recommend it to anyone as long as the lack of outputs doesn't bother you.

    Been using it for a month or so now and no real complaints about it. Interface is easy to use once u get used to it. Buttons are easy to press and the remote works great as well. Was also very easy to install. Recommend you solder the connections for optimal sound. Check out the Crutchfield site for info on how to install it. They are really helpful.

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    Great Radio