Date: Sat, 4 Nov 2000 22:19:06 +0300
From: "**.**" <>
Subject: Re: Car Audio

> >Hello Mike, > > > >The problem arrises from the fact that the head unit (radio) is made by > >Goodmans and is therefore of p**s poor build quality, > > OK, I get the message! Everyone has been telling me that my car stereo > sucks dead rats through a straw, so I went out yesterday and bought a > reconditioned Philips R682 Radio-Cassette with RDS. I have a high > regard for Philips, and strongly doubt whether this unit is going to > suffer from poor build or sound quality - does anyone have one already? > What do you think of it? I am not a car audio fanatic, and don't > require state-of-the-art sound quality, and since I have several hundred > cassettes and only a couple of dozen CDs, I didn't bother with a CD- > changer. I also splashed out on a new pair of speakers, since I'm > fairly sure that the old ones are on their last legs. If what you've got fulfills your needs then thats all you need. If you get what I'm saying. The Philips will be much better than the Goodmans ever was. > > This is all very strange to me - I remember when even having a MW/LW car > radio was considered rather flashy... I've got 143db of Speakerage, a Sony Playstation One, An Alpine Fold Out TV, lots of flashy bits. I was beaten at a local competition by a Mini. Louder, more screens and a PSX/N64/Dreamcast. > > ATB > -- > Mike > > "His wish was to become a historian - not to dig out facts and store > them in himself... but to understand them, call the dead back to life > and let them speak through him to their descendants. She sometimes > wondered who would pay for it and who would heed." > - from "Harvest of Stars" by Poul Anderson.

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