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No CD, no problem

Alpine's UTE-42BT digital media receiver eliminates the CD slot, but it gives you plenty of other features you can really use. First, the receiver's built-in Bluetooth® capabilities help you drive more safely. You won't have to fumble for a phone in your pocket or purse when a call comes in — just press one button and start talking. You'll see your caller's phone number on the screen, so you'll know who's on the other end.

Mount the included microphone and adjust the mic's gain to best match your speaking voice for the best call quality. You can also tweak the phone output and ring volume, so you won't go diving for the volume knob every time someone calls. This Alpine also supports Bluetooth audio streaming, so you can listen to content on a compatible smartphone without a tangle of wires.

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The UTE-42BT doesn't play CDs, but offers plenty of other compelling features

Plug in and control your iPod® or iPhone®

Next, if you've got lots of tunes on your iPod or iPhone, you can plug into the handy front-panel USB input and use the Alpine's user-friendly controls to navigate your music library. As an added bonus, Alpine's App Mode offers limited control of other popular music apps, and it'll display song and artist info on your screen. You can adjust your sound to taste with one of the equalizer presets or by using the 3-band parametric EQ.

Want to keep your car's steering wheel audio controls?
In most vehicles, you can an adapter (not included) to connect your vehicle's steering wheel controls to this Alpine stereo. Connect a few wires, then program the adapter for your particular car and the Alpine, and you'll retain the convenience of your steering wheel controls.

This digital media receiver will not play CDs. If you want to play CDs in your vehicle, we offer a wide selection of CD receivers.

Bluetooth note: Use of this receiver's Bluetooth features will depend upon your phone's Bluetooth capabilities. Learn more in our article explaining Bluetooth profiles.

Product Highlights:

    General features:
    • digital media receiver with AM/FM tuner (does not play CDs)
    • built-in MOSFET amplifier (18 watts RMS CEA-2006/50 peak x 4 channels)
    • built-in Bluetooth for hands-free calling and audio streaming
    • App Mode for metadata display and basic control of select music apps
    • detachable face
    Audio features:
    • 3-band parametric equalizer with 10 preset EQ curves
    • high- and low-pass filters
    Expandability:
    • inputs: front USB and auxiliary inputs
    • outputs: 4-channel preamp outputs (2-volt front, rear/subwoofer)
    Other features and specs:

    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.

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    Written By Santos, Alexandria,VA on Saturday, May 03, 2014

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    product and purchasing, quality ... and most like me to help you install the equipment yourself.

    best decision ever

    Written By Charlie, Fullerton, CA on Sunday, March 09, 2014

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    I was skeptical about installing but it's so easy. Price-value ratio is perfect.

    Great Bluetooth Stereo!

    Written By Adam, Columbus, OH on Thursday, March 06, 2014

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    This stereo was easy to install and quick to get up and running. I was able to link the system to my phone (Android) via Bluetooth immediately.

    Pros: Bluetooth works (nearly) perfectly and the call quality through the car stereo was decent. Definitely made listening to my personal music in my car much easier.

    Cons: Mostly due to my Android phone's Bluetooth software, the Bluetooth connection doesn't work perfectly. BUT that should improve with an OS upgrade. Other than that, great stereo!

    Ute42bt

    Written By Anonymous, Fort Worth, TX on Tuesday, February 25, 2014

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    Love it!

    Great in my 2005 Jeep Unlimited Rubi

    Written By Life Unlimited, East Tennessee on Friday, February 21, 2014

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    My wife got the Alpine UTE-42BT for me for my birthday. I use my Samsung S4 and Rhapsody to listen to my music. I have been using an aux input and my OEM stereo was on its way out. I haven't used a cd in a long time so "mechless" seemed the way to go, especially in a Jeep. I installed it with the Metra 99-6504 kit (wanted the little cubby storage area even though its too small to fit much). Installation was straight forward. Instructions were right on the mark. Soldering the radio harness plug to the Jeep harness adapter took the longest part of it. I was excited enough about it, I installed it in the dark with a rechargeable flash light for light (like I was a teenager again!) All together maybe 1.5 to 2 hours. Granted this isn't my first time, it is simple to put in. Setting it up and pairing with my S4 was even easier. It sounds good and works smooth. Granted this is a "low budget" unit so it doesn't have a lot of bells a whistles but all I wanted was a unit that would play music from my phone. The appearance is rather subtle and not at all flashy, so it fits my Jeep well. Well worth the money!

    Pros: Simple to use. Has a clock on the display even while playing music (such a simple thing that seems to get lost in so many other units) Pairs easily (works great with S4 running Rhapsody app) Great value for price!

    Cons: No "toys" or bells and whistles (if that's your thing).

    Who needs a CD Player

    Written By Josh, San Diego on Monday, February 17, 2014

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    This head unit was perfect for my needs. I have not used a CD player in over 5 years.

    Pros: Price and Features

    Cons: Display is a little dated and I would pay more for the same set up with XM and Sirius

    Car audio for BMW 325ci convertible

    Written By Kent, Kansas on Saturday, February 15, 2014

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    Wanted to update radio with bluetooth and get iPhone input. Seems to work fine. A little interesting getting all wires back in cavity. Too cold to see how it works with top down.

    Pros: Fits, looks good enough, original unit slants backwards a little, this one is vertical. Updated features are exactly what I needed.

    Cons: Sent wrong antenna adaptor first time, but sent another free. Didn't want to pay excessive for steering wheel control features, but, I really wish I had it for phone answer and hangup.

    Alpine Car Stereo, a must have

    Written By Klaus, Wauchula on Thursday, February 13, 2014

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    I am using Alpine Car Stereo's for over 30 years now. They just work and look very cool as an added bonus. I have checked prices on all kinds of websites, but I always come back to Crutchfield for their excellent website, product availability and service. They think of everything you might need for do-it-yourselfers. Thanks Crutchfield

    Pros: Great look and functionality. Bluetooth works great. Sound is excellent.

    Cons: Could not find any.

    Love It!

    Written By Ry Guy, Banning, Ca on Wednesday, February 12, 2014

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    Luvin' this Receiver. The Bluetooth to My iPhone is Awesome.

    Pros: Easy Install

    Cons: None.

    car radio

    Written By Alpine UTE-42BT, Santa Rosa, Ca. 95401 on Sunday, February 09, 2014

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    So far I am enjoying my new radio. I especially like the fact that I can talk on the phone without using my hands and also get radio stations that I like.

    Pros: Easy to use.

    Alpine UTE-42BT

    Written By Anonymous, grants pass on Tuesday, February 04, 2014

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    Exactly what I was looking for.

    YAYYY!!!

    Written By CHRISTINAH, MARYLAND on Wednesday, January 29, 2014

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    I just hooked my radio up myself with my husband and it was very easy to do by ourselves. Look up your car first to make sure you know where everything goes and most everything else is self explanatory. We had a couple of wires that weren't quite matching the old wires, but we called tech support and had that solved within minutes. Definitely worth the money.

    Pros: plays my music on my phone. good sound

    Cons: big difference in volume between bluetooth and tuner.

    Alpine UTE-42BT

    Written By Anonymous, greenville,sc on Saturday, January 18, 2014

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    met expectations

    GREAT !!!

    Written By CL Judy, Elkins, WV on Saturday, January 18, 2014

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    Got this for my son for his truck, 1997 Toyota Tacoma. This radio sounds great!! Easy install, Bluetooth works great with his Galaxy S III and looks cool in his truck. He is really pleased with how it works and was all smiles when we cracked it up the first time. Crutchfield shipping was FAST!! I will be buying other products from them for my own car.

    LOVE IT!

    Written By T.H, Hudson, oh on Thursday, January 09, 2014

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    Excellent value for the money. The Bluetooth hook up is excellent. My wife doesn't mind talking to me in the car! Can't say the same about my old headset. Sound quality is great, much better then the Sony head unit that came with the car. Very happy!

    Pros: Can control music on my Iphone 5 through the head unit, even Pandora. Bluetooth mic included. Great sound quality. Great value.

    Cons: Voice Controls through Siri don't always work. Wiring Harness to plug into factory harness not included. (use to be included with all headunits) Mounting kit not included. (use to also be included)

    does a lot for really low price

    Written By BIGGWALLY, San Francisco on Tuesday, January 07, 2014

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    A friend of mine wanted this for Christmas and asked for my advice.I looked it over and for the price it appeared to be a great value. I made sure he realized it did not play cds and he said thats fine he had converted all his CDs to mp3 on his ipod so we got it. When i installed it for him it seemed nice and does everything he wants and he says he can't hear the difference between an mp3 file and a CD so its perfect for the application

    Pros: it has handsfree for your smartphone built in and will control an ipod through the usb jack

    Cons: no CD -ok sound

    Very impressed

    Written By Zach, Jacksonville, Texas on Saturday, January 04, 2014

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    I love everything about this head unit. It provided the power for my speakers to sound much better. It's so easy to use, no intelligent life required. The red backlight looks good, in fact I've been distracted by it driving down the road at night. I chose this over the CDE unit because seriously, who used CD's anymore? I haven't tried the bluetooth or voice control yet, but the other feature are very convenient.

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    Written By sparkingscrew, Summerfield, NC on Thursday, January 02, 2014

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    Bluetooth was easy to set up, as it's for a teen daughter it's nice having hands free calling and she can scroll through songs on the receiver without ever having to look at the phone. Bought it as an upgrade, but the features mean her eyes are on the road more which is a bonus.

    Pros: The GUI's on Alpines are always intuitive, this one is no different.

    Cons: Now her sister wants one ;)

    Alpine

    Written By Qid, Stony Point NY on Saturday, December 28, 2013

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    It was easy to install sounds great

    Pros: Easy. Can use my Ipod

    Cons: Doesn't have rear Ipod input

    Nice head unit

    Written By Michael, Greensboro, NC on Wednesday, December 11, 2013

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    Easy to install with suggested harness. I really was impressed with the website auto selecting the required accessories so I didn't have to worry about getting later somewhere else. For someone who is willing to ditch CDs as their preferred media, its pretty flawless and works exactly as I expected via bluetooth or directly connected USB.

    Pros: Very cool and easy to install and setup. Wife is very happy! Exactly what I was looking for.

    Cons: No remote, but I don't really need one. It also didn't interface with my Honda's steering wheel buttons, but I didn't expect it to and its not a big deal breaker.

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    Written By Dennis, Maryland on Wednesday, November 27, 2013

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    Nice unit easy to install with the harness

    Excellent priced media player for the features.

    Written By Ron I, Flathead Valley, MT on Monday, October 28, 2013

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    CD's are dead, this Alpine media player works great, and has bluetooth playback via Pandora, Apple Music app, Spotify etc. AM/FM sounds great, easy to install. Good fit and finish.

    Pros: Easy to use, great Bluetooth connectivity, great build fit and finish.

    Cons: No remote.

    Great Deck

    Written By Waldo, Albuquerque, NM on Saturday, October 26, 2013

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    For what I paid for it, it is totally worth it. I was not looking for many options. Just I wanted the iPod computability because my factory deck did not have the option. I was not really planning on using my iPhone, but the Bluetooth connection sound amazing and it works with iTunes Radio just like it does with Pandora.

    Pros: Bluetooth sounds fantastic. The over all sound is great. I still am only using my factory speakers, but the sound sooo much better now. The controls are super easy to use as well.

    Cons: If there is a way to dim the display, I have not figured it out yet. However, it is not really a problem so I have not looked into too hard.

    Crutchfield response on Monday, October 28, 2013 We forwarded this review to our Technical Support team for follow-up. Lifetime tech support comes with every Crutchfield purchase.

    Great media center

    Written By Joe H, Nottingham, MD on Thursday, October 10, 2013

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    AWESOME SOUND!!

    Pros: Sounds great and easy to use front auxiliary and USB Much better sound than the stock unit

    Cons: Have none

    Great Little Unit

    Written By djterry, Dacula, GA on Wednesday, October 09, 2013

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    I mainly want to review this from an installation perspective first. Will review actual product quality later once I've had a chance to test it out with road noise and top down. Being a Jeep it was easy to take the console apart. Had no problems with taking the factory receiver out. The 10mm bolt behind the factory receiver was surprisingly easy to get out but I'm a female and have small hands so that could be it. The factory antenna is very short so when I pulled the receiver out it came loose as well but it was easy to tell where it had come from behind the glove box. Wire harness matched perfectly with factory harness wires so no confusion there. One thing that caused an issue, there's bracket in the rear of the receiver area that wouldn't allow the receiver to go all the way in. Looking at the info on Crutchfield now I see it says the REAR bracket will need to be unbolted or cut. I thought this was referring to taking out that notorious 10mm bolt which I already anticipated. Taking out that rear bracket was more work than I had time for. I was able to bend the bracket to get the receiver in. I'll go back later and take it out. Fit against console is good, no noticeable gaps. Once in sound was GREAT. Phone paired with receiver, making calls, and streaming music from phone to receiver in under 4 mins. Figured out functions without looking at manual in about 7 more mins. Total install time about 1.5 hrs because of rear bracket issue. All in all not bad and I'm happy.

    Pros: Easy install, made specifically for digital media, bluetooth, easy to use functions, simple manual, so far great sound quality

    Cons: Having to take out rear bracket but my fault for not understanding

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    Written By Dave, Hampton virginia on Friday, September 20, 2013

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    For the price i paid for this unit i am totally satisfied. Quality alpine head unit with everything i really needed.

    Pros: Easy to set up the options like Bluetooth. No crazy digital eq to mess with. High-mid-low level controll is the way to go for me and this unit had it. Im going to buy another unit for my other vehicle. Great unit great price.

    Cons: Didnt come wih a remote. That's it.

    GOOD UPGRADE VALUE

    Written By BJAM-2003 toyota matrix XR, SATX on Wednesday, September 18, 2013

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    Good audio performer & sound upgrade

    Pros: Good value for OE replacement-HU lightweight

    Cons: Install kit required extra trim not noted beforehand

    Excellent entry level HU

    Written By Trevor, Albert Lea,MN on Monday, September 16, 2013

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    Great entry level head unit!

    Pros: Price and performance

    Simple to use - ended up buying a second one

    Written By Ordinary Bob, Oradell, NJ on Sunday, September 15, 2013

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    I purchased this for my Accord to keep me entertained on a long commute for a new job. Within a few weeks, my wife asked me to get one for her car. I have an iPhone 4S, and it's a breeze to use with Bluetooth. When the phone rings, the music fades, the caller name comes up on the stereo, and I'm communicating.

    Pros: Simple, easy, no minimal learning curve

    Cons: Occasionally needs to be reconnected to the phone via Bluetooth. This may be due to both cars having the same stereo model.

    Alpine is the best

    Written By Anonymous, Naalehu, HI on Sunday, September 15, 2013

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    Best low priced digital receiver ever.

    Pros: No need for extra amp to push door speakers. This receiver pumps up at low volume. Fine tune your bass to your flavor. External mic is better than built in mics.

    Cons: Uhhhh, hmmmmm?????? None...

    Great unit for the money

    Written By Brian B, Oregon on Saturday, September 07, 2013

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    This was perfect for what I wanted it for. I got new Bluetooth hearing aids and want to stream music through them. It works great. Very easy to pair with the stereo and my phone, and streaming music from my phone is a snap.

    Pros: Easy to use

    Cons: I don't see a down side

    Great price

    Written By lupe, Victoria, tx on Tuesday, September 03, 2013

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    Couldn't ask for a better stereo , alpine did good on this , for the price I payed I felt like I stole it cause it's worth way more than I payed , love it

    Pros: Great price

    Cons: None

    Great Value

    Written By jay, Dry Ridge Ky on Monday, September 02, 2013

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    excellent unit, up to date features, since I do not use CD's and I prefer flash drives or other sources like a sandisk to listen to music and audio books.

    Pros: has multiple auxiliary plug ins and blue tooth, controls are easy, owners manual is very simple for operation of unit.

    Cons: none at this time, still very new.

    Another winner from Alpine

    Written By Willy, Leesburg Fl on Saturday, August 31, 2013

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    This is the 5th Alpine head unit I've owned. I switch cars a lot. I haven't played a CD in years so this unit is perfect for me. The BT ties into my Galaxy S III perfect. The phone call quality is awesome. Keep in mind my install is in a Dodge diesel quad cab so ambient noise is a factor. Alpine has included echo cancelling or noise cancelling or both in the phone settings. The audio adjustments go way further than bass and treble. There are enough settings so that you can match the head unit to the speakers and the vehicle acoustics and your liking. I will be buying another one soon for my wife's Acura MDX. Only draw back is if you want front, rear and sub pre amp outputs this unit will make you select between rear or sub outputs. For me my amp has RCA output/pass through.

    Pros: Price, quality, sound, awesome blue tooth phone integration

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    Written By Skark R, Chicago on Monday, August 26, 2013

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    Put it in my 20 year old car (SAAB 900) and it sounds better than most new cars. Deliriously happy. Can listen to my iPod while I motor around. Yeah!

    Pros: Sounds exquisite. Husband- not known for handyman abilities installed in one sweltering afternoon. Was inexpensive, but adds so much value and driving pleasure for so little money.

    Cons: Now I need new rear speakers... They're 20 years old too:(

    Great Product

    Written By TimC, MA on Saturday, August 24, 2013

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    Excellent system for my truck great sound easy to operate and love to bluetooth.

    Pros: Easy installation great sound ease of operation just an all around great system. My friend want this system for his vehicle.

    Cons: none that I can see

    Great for the price

    Written By Nymariarya, Jacksonville, FL on Thursday, August 22, 2013

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    This is my second Crutchfield installation for my car and it went smoothly. The bluetooth is something I did not have before so it is a good upgrade.

    Pros: Bluetooth.

    Cons: The microphone installation is a bit clunky in that the wire comes out the back of the unit and so you have to pinch the cord between the housing and the dash. The call quality for the person on the other end of the phone isn't great so it may be worth an upgrade to the microphone itself.

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    Written By mike c, kentucky on Monday, August 19, 2013

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    good radio for money easy to install

    Good quality, lots of options

    Written By JK, Burbank, CA on Monday, August 19, 2013

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    Good quality build, small power upgrade from the stock head unit definitely shows. Things sound much more robust. For a small head unit this thing is packed with plenty of options, Bluetooth, USB audio, and cellphone integration. Not a bad little unit.

    Pros: Lots of options, good build, simple to use.

    Cons: Red/Blue color scheme is a bit strange.

    Great Product for the price!

    Written By Acongo, La Jolla, CA on Monday, August 19, 2013

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    Despite the low price, this Alpine UTE-42BT has alot of practical features that even more expensive models like my Alpine 147-BT are lacking. I particularly enjoyed the ease of use of the Bluetooth audio and phone feautures. It is very easy and it performs greats everytime. The sound quality of mp3 and other compressed files is amazing fo someone that only liked CDs and WAV format with least compression. This radio does not disapoint in look either.

    Pros: Esae of use, sounf of mp3 files and lots of cool features for the price.

    Cons: I would have liked a case for the removable faceplate.

    Great sound & value

    Written By jeffdiego, San Diego, CA on Sunday, August 18, 2013

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    Very pleased with this deck. I'm mostly using Pandora via Bluetooth. I should've gotten a model with Pandora built in. It's a hassle to change stations, etc using the phone. You can pause and skip tracks using the deck, though! If you have a sub, this has ample power for the other spkrs in your system.

    Pros: Great sound for under $100! Well built.

    Cons: None.

    Pretty good

    Written By Adam, Austin TX on Saturday, August 17, 2013

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    Installation went smoothly enough. I had to remove the decorative bezel to get it to fit in my dash opening (on a '02 Subaru WRX), but this was the only minor glitch.

    Interface is reasonably intuitive, has a useful and mostly obvious set of controls, and is not distractingly flashy. It generally seems to do reasonable things when you guess at pushing buttons.

    Although it does play from iDevices just fine via Bluetooth or USB , it does not support AAC audio files (the format Apple uses for the iTunes music store) *when they're on flash drives*. This may be an edge case, but it's disappointing.

    You can pair up to 5 bluetooth devices with this, but switching from one to another is not intuitive (unless I'm missing something), which could get annoying when you and your SO both have smartphones. Ideally each bluetooth device would be a separate source device you could iterate through with the Source button.

    The owner's manual is only provided as a PDF on a CD, with a short booklet in paper form to get you started. They're both mediocre translations, but this seems to be a problem endemic to the industry.

    I'm giving this a middling "coolness factor" rating. Trying too hard to be cool would be bad.

    Pros: Straightforward interface Good price

    Cons: No support for AAC files on flash drives No easy way to switch between active bluetooth source devices

    Ditch the CD's !!

    Written By Kwok, San Francisco, CA on Wednesday, August 14, 2013

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

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

    I've only had it a couple weeks but i am very happy so far. Buying from Crutchfield is great because they provide everything you need to install it. I was done installing it in less than 2 hours start to finish. It sounds much better than the factory radio. It's bluetooth ready and was able to pair it to my phone for handsfree talking during my commute to and from work. I can listen to music from my flash drive via the front USB port. Stuck in a 4GB flash drive in there with about 500 songs. Extremely easy to navigate which folders and songs to listen to but i usually just shuffle all anyway but you can also shuffle individual folders if you like. Also, if i want to stream music from my phone i can just plug into the aux input. I don't miss having a CD player at all. So much better not having CD's laying around the car and trying to decide which one to listen to and change CD's while driving. I think this receiver takes full advantage of the car's factory speakers capabilities much better than the stock radio. I can actually crank up the volume pretty high without the sound getting too distorted. I did kinda wish it came with a remote control standard so i can control it when i'm napping in my car but that is the only flaw i can think of.

    Pros: Easy to install. Great sound. Easy to control. Bluetooth ready works great. Love the front USB and Aux inputs, no need for cd's!

    Cons: Doesn't come with a remote control

    So easy to install.

    Written By John, Virginia Beach, VA on Monday, August 12, 2013

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

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

    Arrived very quickly. Was very easy to install. One minor issue was that the instructions for my make of car left out that I needed to put the electronics to sleep. I did not know this so I ended up having to have my air bags reset.

    Pros: Reasonable cost. Easily installed. Lots of features. Great sounds.

    Cons: Instructions for installation let out one important step.

    Nice Receiver!

    Written By Tyler B., Terrell, Texas on Saturday, July 20, 2013

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

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

    Good receiver, does what I want it to. It looks nice in my truck, great upgrade to the stock 96 Chevy radio. Sounds great with the Alpine speakers I put in the doors and rear. Overall I couldn't have gotten a better deal then on Crutchfield.

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