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premium price budget performance

Advantages: would be an amazing piece of kit if it did as advertised
Disadvantages: it doesn't do as advertised

I bought my car last Summer and wanted to upgrade the head unit. I went to Dave Wallis in Ipswich who have always provided my in car systems in the past. I asked them about fitting a Kenwood unit as it had received very good reviews. They advised me that ...

callum_603 25.03.2013 · Read full review

Review of Pioneer AVIC-F940BT

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Premium price for budget build and performance

Advantages: it has pretty buttons
Disadvantages: too many to list here, see above

...I have owned this unit for 8 months and have had nothing but problems with both the hardware and the software. The unit despite Pioneer advertising it as compatible with my car has failed to integrate with the car controls even though it has been back to ...

603callum 17.04.2013 · Read full review
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Pioneer Avic F500bt

Advantages: Good quality nav
Disadvantages: far too fiddly with lots of wires

Good quality nav unit - locates satellites very quickly, dosen't come with a case which is disappointing at this price. Will work with iphone but for control only, no audio via unit or video from iphone. The built in TMC is very good but only works if co ...

akuji69 19.10.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Pioneer AVIC-F500BT / NavGate 500

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Show me the way to go home

Advantages: Good size screen
Disadvantages: Noisey when operational

This unit is very impressive, fairly easy to install and set up. You can change the background images on the screen by using a CD with some JPEG images of your choice on e.g. your favourite family photo which is a impressive feature. The hideaway c ...

SparkyST 01.09.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Pioneer AVIC-X 1 BT

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Great Value Unit for UK and Europe!

Advantages: Cost, Portability, Ease of Use
Disadvantages: Annoying voice, postcode search a bit primitive

We wanted a Sat Nav system that would cover the whole of the UK and Western Europe (all roads), and was portable so it could be used in all our cars. This unit fits the bill exactly, and was also very good value for money! We invested in a few extra po ...

scottcharlton 30.11.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Pioneer AVIC-S2

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