Go Back   Team-BHP > Under the Hood > In-Car Entertainment


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 7th November 2005, 19:54   #1
BHPian
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 32
Thanked: 0 Times
Default Which is best JVC HU + Boston or Both Pioneer

Guys I was looking at options for my 800.. Both Headunit upgrade + speakers.

I am looking at an optimum setup.. at a minimal cost as it is just an 800 and not used muchj as it is with parents

When I visited the technician shop found JVC head units (never seen that before).. He suggested JVC + Boston speakers make a good proposition and good sound quality. Only that this combo is 1K costlier than Pioneer family.

option 1- JVC HU 405 (4800 Rs.) + Boston (4500 Rs) + JVC front speakers

option 2 - Pioneer 6570 ( 6000 Rs) + Pioneer 6990 (3000 Rs) + pioneer front speakers.

Help me choose guys.

Thanks.
shan_jp is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 7th November 2005, 20:49   #2
Senior - BHPian
 
aseem's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Delhi
Posts: 1,737
Thanked: 416 Times
Default

I would go for the following setup:

Pioneer HU + Boston speakers + Pioneer front speakers
aseem is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 7th November 2005, 21:00   #3
Distinguished - BHPian
 
jkdas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Thiruvananthapu
Posts: 9,661
Thanked: 1,389 Times
Default

when i hear pio, i am like... which country make ..malaysian,chinese,jap... how wil u guys figure it out?

and mate stick with compos at the frnt. donno abt HU
jkdas is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 7th November 2005, 21:10   #4
Senior - BHPian
 
karthik247's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: BLR, HYD
Posts: 2,708
Thanked: 16 Times
Default

I would say its better gettin a Pioneer HU than a JVC. And stick with the Boston speakers. Would make a great system.
karthik247 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 8th November 2005, 11:32   #5
BHPian
 
Autophile's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: New Delhi
Posts: 930
Thanked: 0 Times
Default

Shan,

Pioneer HU anyday and use boston speakers.

But don't use different brand of speakers in front and rear. Try and use the speakers for same brand and also from the same lineup.
Autophile is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 8th November 2005, 11:34   #6
Distinguished - BHPian
 
Sam Kapasi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Mumbai (but wat
Posts: 6,989
Thanked: 1,453 Times
Default

Out of these choices i would say Pio +boston.
And like JB says, I would stick to the same brand speakers, back and front.
Sam Kapasi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 8th November 2005, 12:47   #7
Team-BHP Support
 
navin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: mumbai
Posts: 22,509
Thanked: 3,885 Times
Default

Hey sam-jb, you can get away with different brand speakers. I have Infinity in the front and a home made 4" component using an Alpine 4" with a Blau tweeter in my wife's sail. I know you guys will argue that the crossovers were customised in this case but I dont thik that is my argument.

If you are bringing the soundstage to the front and the rear is really only so that the people in the rear hear some semblance of balanced sound it can work.

Using same brand is just less stressful I guess. however one has to remember that the front speakers are firing directly at the listener while the rear are often firing at a glass panel or at the roof and are off axis from the listener.

The only rule in audio is Use your Ears. No preconcieved notions.
navin is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 8th November 2005, 15:46   #8
BHPian
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 32
Thanked: 0 Times
Default

Wow..

You all seem to suggest a mix of my options 1 + 2

Boston speakers that I mentioned are 3 way whereas the pioneer is 4/5 way speakers!!

Does that make any difference? and how? I actually dont understand what these ways are.

Please clarify.

Thanks.
shan_jp is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 8th November 2005, 16:07   #9
Team-BHP Support
 
navin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: mumbai
Posts: 22,509
Thanked: 3,885 Times
Default

shan jp i wonder why yu are limiting yourself to these few options. your budget seems to about rs. 11-12,000. rs. 6,000 for the HU and rs. 5-6000 for front and rear speakers. I would suggest you Pm one of the bangalore boys like mclaren or psycho and they'll not only help you choose your components but also introduce you to a good installer.

i am sure there are plenty of good shops in bangalore and a wide varoety of brands are available there.
navin is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Double Din DVD HU Thread: JVC KW-AVX800 \ Alpine IVA-W200 \ Pioneer AVH-P6850 vittalnrv In-Car Entertainment 95 14th April 2015 20:06
Morel+JVC+Pioneer - budget ICE setup in my SX4 ZXi VVT etchemkay In-Car Entertainment 30 6th August 2011 23:18
JVC or Pioneer DVD, Which one to Buy? ibm_jennifer In-Car Entertainment 16 14th March 2010 18:03
Swift VDI, JVC+PIONEER+JBL, ICE upgrade?? srikant In-Car Entertainment 13 12th November 2008 06:49
OHC Vtec vs Baleno (both stock) - which one is faster to the ton and beyond? BlackPearl Technical Stuff 196 8th December 2007 10:43


All times are GMT +5.5. The time now is 17:06.

Copyright 2000 - 2017, Team-BHP.com
Proudly powered by E2E Networks