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Re: new head unit
« Reply #15 on: 04 December 2018, 19:30:42 »

I've fitted an Aux in to my NCDC 2013 in the 3.2, I personally find the audio fine.

My Omega is 15 years old and has wind noise and engine noise to match, so don't personally find any impedance issues.

I use an iPhone with Spotify linked up, music turned up sounds far, far better than radio and make full use of Bose and bass. Huge improvement.
As Zirk says, the iPhone is particularly shite at directly pumping in music.  The tones aren't massively out (to my tone deaf ears), still noticeable, but the volume levels are complete wank.

You need the iPhone at absolute full volume, and the stereo cranked up a bit to make it audible.  And then shit yourself if you have a travel announcement or satnav come through.

Not a problem, as I use phone for sat nav and traffic.  :y
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Re: new head unit
« Reply #16 on: 04 December 2018, 19:43:20 »

Using a Bluetooth head unit as the input source negates line volume issues as they have internal setting to optimise the source levels.  ;)
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Re: new head unit
« Reply #17 on: 05 December 2018, 17:18:58 »

Using a Bluetooth head unit as the input source negates line volume issues as they have internal setting to optimise the source levels.  ;)
thanks bluetooth is what i am looking at :y
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Re: new head unit
« Reply #18 on: 06 December 2018, 18:17:03 »

I've fitted an Aux in to my NCDC 2013 in the 3.2, I personally find the audio fine.

My Omega is 15 years old and has wind noise and engine noise to match, so don't personally find any impedance issues.

I use an iPhone with Spotify linked up, music turned up sounds far, far better than radio and make full use of Bose and bass. Huge improvement.
As Zirk says, the iPhone is particularly shite at directly pumping in music.  The tones aren't massively out (to my tone deaf ears), still noticeable, but the volume levels are complete wank.

You need the iPhone at absolute full volume, and the stereo cranked up a bit to make it audible.  And then shit yourself if you have a travel announcement or satnav come through.

Not a problem, as I use phone for sat nav and traffic.  :y
I nearly lost an iPhone X in the states, because of its fickin' hopeless nav.  In 2 weeks, we must done around 150 u-turns.

The phone's saving grace was it wasn't mine.
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Re: new head unit
« Reply #19 on: 15 December 2018, 15:04:54 »

I have a Eonon unit in my car. It works with any Android app and have Bluetooth phone access and built in radio plus navigation with Google maps or any other navigation app for Android.

It will need a adapter harness to get to the steering wheel buttons but it is not hard to find.

http://www.omegaowners.com/forum/index.php?topic=136202.msg1748266#msg1748266

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Re: new head unit
« Reply #20 on: 15 December 2018, 15:20:04 »

I have a Eonon unit in my car. It works with any Android app and have Bluetooth phone access and built in radio plus navigation with Google maps or any other navigation app for Android.

It will need a adapter harness to get to the steering wheel buttons but it is not hard to find.

http://www.omegaowners.com/forum/index.php?topic=136202.msg1748266#msg1748266
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Re: new head unit
« Reply #21 on: 15 December 2018, 15:45:42 »

Sony do a nice 7" touch screen unit that does Android and Crapple CarPlay... Uses a single din slot so could be fitted using the regular Omega adapter with a bit of care.  :y
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Re: new head unit
« Reply #22 on: 15 December 2018, 17:17:59 »

Sony do a nice 7" touch screen unit that does Android and Crapple CarPlay... Uses a single din slot so could be fitted using the regular Omega adapter with a bit of care.  :y

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Re: new head unit
« Reply #23 on: 17 December 2018, 14:53:33 »

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Re: new head unit
« Reply #24 on: 17 December 2018, 15:46:57 »

thanks for the price might be worth a look :y
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Re: new head unit
« Reply #25 on: 17 December 2018, 17:40:32 »

Sony do a nice
That's an oxymoron.  Sony don't do anything nice.

Besides, I think Sony now buy in cheap Chinese tat and rebadge, rather than design their own.
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Re: new head unit
« Reply #26 on: 17 December 2018, 17:52:44 »

Sony do a nice
That's an oxymoron.  Sony don't do anything nice.

Besides, I think Sony now buy in cheap Chinese tat and rebadge, rather than design their own.
But you don't like anything ::)
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Re: new head unit
« Reply #27 on: 17 December 2018, 18:21:39 »

Sony do a nice
That's an oxymoron.  Sony don't do anything nice.

Besides, I think Sony now buy in cheap Chinese tat and rebadge, rather than design their own.
But you don't like anything ::)
I disagree. There are some fine systems out there. Just Sony ain't one of them. May as well buy Goodmans or Alba, and get better quality ;).

Some of the stuff by Alpine and Clarion are pretty decent
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Re: new head unit
« Reply #28 on: 17 December 2018, 20:41:19 »

I have a Eonon unit in my car. It works with any Android app and have Bluetooth phone access and built in radio plus navigation with Google maps or any other navigation app for Android.

It will need a adapter harness to get to the steering wheel buttons but it is not hard to find.

http://www.omegaowners.com/forum/index.php?topic=136202.msg1748266#msg1748266
thanks :y
Wont work with an existing Bose setup unless all the Bose Stuff, Bose Loom, Amp and Speakers are ripped out and start all over again.
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Re: new head unit
« Reply #29 on: 17 December 2018, 21:27:48 »

I have a Eonon unit in my car. It works with any Android app and have Bluetooth phone access and built in radio plus navigation with Google maps or any other navigation app for Android.

It will need a adapter harness to get to the steering wheel buttons but it is not hard to find.

http://www.omegaowners.com/forum/index.php?topic=136202.msg1748266#msg1748266
thanks :y
Wont work with an existing Bose setup unless all the Bose Stuff, Bose Loom, Amp and Speakers are ripped out and start all over again.
looks like i stuck with the original set up for now then, and maybe in the new year will look at getting it all replaced or replace the car for something newer :(
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