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Old 25th February 2005, 01:27   #1
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Hi friends,

I am currently in europe and soon be reutrning to aamchi mumbai and pune...on the car side I am thinking of Alto or Zen.

I am just wondering if I can buy a music system here? Will there be any difference in specs voltages etc?

Are there any things that I must check in Technical specifications?

I am thinking of CD/MP3 head unit

Please help me
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Old 25th February 2005, 03:06   #2
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not a problem, however i can bet u will get unofficial stuff cheaper here! what brand r u lookin for exactly? how much they costing. thoda details to to bhaiya
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not a problem, however i can bet u will get unofficial stuff cheaper here! what brand r u lookin for exactly? how much they costing. thoda details to to bhaiya
these are my next questions give me some advice on this too
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hey it all depends on how much u want to spend...you have to give us a budget so that we can help you out with the best that you can get in that budget...cheers...!
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hey it all depends on how much u want to spend...you have to give us a budget so that we can help you out with the best that you can get in that budget...cheers...!
rightly said dragger, it all depends on ur pockets. give us a budget & atleast some idea on the brand u lookin for!
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I want to spent minimum and looking for good MP3/CD Player. I went thro sony india site and was thinking of CDX F5500x that will also give you idea on my budget
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Hey Pingme,

Its not a problem to get a system from abroad. Everything is pretty much universal.

Just make sure you are getting a good price!
I bought my MP3 cd player online in the states and got an awesome deal!

FYI - i believe customs isnt allowed to hassle you if the worth of your goods is less than 12k INR.

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I got my Jeep single cd player from the States too - dirt cheap. 18 months up without a single issue. The wiring and all is pretty standardised.

The only thing you have to watch out for is the FM frequency range from country to country.

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Hey Pingme,

Its not a problem to get a system from abroad. Everything is pretty much universal.

Just make sure you are getting a good price!
I bought my MP3 cd player online in the states and got an awesome deal!

FYI - i believe customs isnt allowed to hassle you if the worth of your goods is less than 12k INR.

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Conversely a MP3 CD player bought in India should also work in US right? might sound silly but I've an extra one lying at home, thats why.
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Yessir,

Although GTO brings up a point i had forgotten to mention. FM frequencies will go in different steps so you might never get the "perfect" tuning on some stations.

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hey what rehaan said may just be the issue but you can even get that sorted over here...well besides that i would advise you to spend a little more and buy quality so i am sure a alpine head unit would do the trick for you..i mean sumthin like a 9827,9830,9833..amazing performance..and polk mom speakers and components..would sound class..you can use an alpine amp to drive the entire setup..to max performance...cheers...
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Hi friends,

I am currently in europe and soon be reutrning to aamchi mumbai and pune...on the car side I am thinking of Alto or Zen.

I am just wondering if I can buy a music system here? Will there be any difference in specs voltages etc?

Are there any things that I must check in Technical specifications?

I am thinking of CD/MP3 head unit

Please help me
Well I was about to write the same stuff as I am in the same situation.

I was hunting for Sony CDX-F5500, CDX-R3300 and Panasonic DEH-5650. I managed to find out all 3 models but I believe Europe is way costly when it comes to Electronic items. I don't see any cost benefit of buying a car audio system here.

Anyway would like to know if my choice is OK? I haven't really done any research on Alpine yet.

The car I am aiming for is Petra/Petra/Petra/Petra/Petra/Petra/..../Indigo.
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FYI - i believe customs isnt allowed to hassle you if the worth of your goods is less than 12k INR.
As far as I know the limit is 25K if your stay outside India is more than 3 days. Correct me if I am wrong.
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As far as I know the limit is 25K if your stay outside India is more than 3 days. Correct me if I am wrong.
u are right it is 25k
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