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Mike_E



Member Since: 13 Apr 2017
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United Kingdom 2015 Defender 90 Puma 2.2 HT Aintree Green
Single DIN with 3" screen

I thought this is an interesting solution.... for those not wanting a double din setup or a flip out screen.

Gives you a reversing camera facility as well... decent audio options too such as rime alignment and 13ch eq.

Not as good looking as the LR option at a grand... but it's only 180quid!

https://www.mudstuff.co.uk/products/audio-...61dbt.html

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Grenadier



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I think you’re right. Great alternative as I’m not a fan of either DD or Flip. I’d prefer a stand alone GPS and this acts as a tidy option for reversing. Thumbs Up Monsieur Le Grenadier

I've not been everywhere, but it's on my list.....

2011 Puma 110DC - Corris Grey

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Tribord



Member Since: 20 Apr 2013
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France 2011 Defender 110 Puma 2.4 XS DCPU Zermatt Silver

After 7 years of the original LR unit (most of which it was switched off because of the awful quality) I finally installed a new one - yesterday - and it was the model you point to above! it came with the camera, although I haven't fitted that yet.
I also fitted focal speakers and focal ibus 2.1 sub and the difference is amazing!

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Grenadier



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France 2011 Defender 110 Puma 2.4 DCPU Corris Grey

I've got the same speaker set up. Great. The sub is impressive despite its size. Thumbs Up Monsieur Le Grenadier

I've not been everywhere, but it's on my list.....

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bluebottle



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Even cheaper on Amazon https://www.amazon.co.uk/Digital-media-rec...07QB4CK94/

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capnjapseye



Member Since: 21 Feb 2015
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United Kingdom 2016 Defender 90 Puma 2.2 HT Santorini Black

Fitted one this week
Impressed so far although didn’t bother with DAB as not good in Cornwall 2016 90 Hard Top
2010 90 Hard Top - now sold
Ex mil 90 - now sold
2013 Golf GTD
2005 TTQS - now sold
1971 Morris 1000 pickup - sadly now sold
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The Fox



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United Kingdom 2014 Defender 90 Puma 2.2 XS CSW Corris Grey

This looks good, especially with the very subtle reversing camera. Is it plug-n-play with the factory fitted hands-free mic?

Reviews of the camera are poor, has anyone got a sample from the head unit of the reversing camera in use?

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capnjapseye



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United Kingdom 2016 Defender 90 Puma 2.2 HT Santorini Black

I fitted a reversing camera bought for about £12 from eBay and I'm impressed. Note that the new head unit would not work with my "old" hands free mic, which was connected to the "original" Alpine head unit, so, fitted the mic which came with the new JVC unit and all is well. I concluded that, whilst the small jack plug is the same size, Alpine & JVC seem to wire the plug differently?
Interestingly, this is the only unit I've ever owned which allows search and selection of tracks or albums when connected by Bluetooth. 2016 90 Hard Top
2010 90 Hard Top - now sold
Ex mil 90 - now sold
2013 Golf GTD
2005 TTQS - now sold
1971 Morris 1000 pickup - sadly now sold
1972 Morris 1000 Postal Engineering van - sold
2015 Honda MSX125
Qualcast 35S - out to grass

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Banbury



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United Kingdom 2015 Defender 90 Puma 2.2 SW Santorini Black

The Fox wrote:
This looks good, especially with the very subtle reversing camera. Is it plug-n-play with the factory fitted hands-free mic?

Reviews of the camera are poor, has anyone got a sample from the head unit of the reversing camera in use?

Firstly a big Thank-you to whoever first spotted this DIN unit.

Installed yesterday with non-JVC camera. One that has infra-red and wide-angle. Also installed the Focal speakers.
Plus another camera on the car transporter.

It’s just brilliant. Camera’s work a treat and the sound is better than the Bang and Olufsen stuff in the Wife’’s posh Audi.
Note: truck also has massive sub-woofer and separate amp pre-installed.

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Mike_E



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United Kingdom 2015 Defender 90 Puma 2.2 HT Aintree Green

You're welcome. I've not fitted one yet... but will do soon.

Regards to the two cameras you have fitted... how do you swap between the two?

Mike

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United Kingdom 2002 Defender 90 Td5 HT Caledonian Blue

Just read the spec sheet, such a shame the butttons aren't RGB to allow colour matching to your dash. Unfortunately that's a deal breaker for me Big Cry 2002 90 Td5 Station Wagon
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Banbury



Member Since: 22 Jan 2019
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United Kingdom 2015 Defender 90 Puma 2.2 SW Santorini Black

Mike_E wrote:
You're welcome. I've not fitted one yet... but will do soon.

Regards to the two cameras you have fitted... how do you swap between the two?

Mike

Each camera has it's own 4-pin cable, one from the trailer, and the other from the hitch assembly.

I just reconnect the trailer camera when I need to take transport the car. It takes about 30-seconds - you remove the rubber sheath and unscrew collar and plug in the cable attached to the car trailer. The connections are waterproof and cables are protected when not in use.

Regards the DIN display colour. I thought I would be bothered by this. But the OEM fit Alpine was the same blue hue. Now it is installed all the benefits outweigh the lack of colour matching. TBH - I cannot remember what colour the interior lights are anyhow! Laughing

Some pics below. As I mentioned the sound is fabulous, DAB aerial works even with heated screen, and I can see the tow-ball and behind the trailer when towing the car. So a win-win for me.


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