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New Head Unit for the Tahoe - Sony RSX-GS9

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Last week i was desperately trying to find this new deck i really wanted but even knowing some pretty key people, i couldn't get my hands on one.  At least not in the time frame i was wanting it....which is NOW.  So i jumped up on @SonicElectronix just to see.  They had one in stock! So i decided to order it. It came pretty fast! It was actually sitting next door for 2 days i didn't know it (damn me for leaving the shop early) :D

 Fast forward a few days to today....:D

Finally took out my old Pioneer and dropped in the Sony RSX-GS9.  I don't necessarily need the highest quality SQ deck on the market for the Tahoe...i know this.  The Tahoe sounds great but she is definitely not "staged" to win any SQ contest.  It has great midbass, very clear highs, time alignment has been played with....but lets face it she is a ground pounder.  In other words, i didn't buy this deck thinking it was the only thing i need to do to get quality sound.  I really just wanted the Toslink (Optical) output. There are very few single din head units out there that have that.  I can't really think of one built in recent years that has that.  My original setup that i used to run before installing this Ipad Pro was a Mac Mini (if you don't already know). That Mac Mini was on and optical cable ran back to my 3sixty.3.  I REALLY love the way it sounds on that cable.  I didn't want to give that up.  So yes, i went over the top, but i ain't mad at myself.  I love this deck!

 

Here are some pics.  Video tomorrow. (to see the Ipad Pro install pics, click below) 

 

This is the original trooper...my pioneer.  I forget the model number.  It's actually a decent head unit. Never gave me any trouble. Just doesn't do what i need it to do.

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It looks basic and simple...but i like that about it.  Also, the new Ipad Pro can control it....several functions will be on my giant monitor.  Keep scrolling, you will see!

 

 

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This is just SOME of the choices you have...of course you can scroll down for more stuff (you will see in my video)

 

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A lot of people ask me where my hvac controls are....they are in the center console. Here is a shot.

 

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also, because several people have asked, this is how music will be played.

 

Ipad pro to Sony RSX-GS9 Head Unit via Lightning Cable (which also is able to charge that beast too!)

From Sony Head unit to Rockford Fosgate 3sixty.3 via Toslink (fiberoptic) cable.

From 3sixty.3 to amps

from amps to speakers.

from speakers to my ears.

:D

 

the only thing i am using bluetooth for is the communication between the head unit and the ipad (for changing functions (sources, radio stations etc).  Bluetooth sounds great, i have nothing against it, but i am not using Bluetooth to transmit audio.

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So from your speakers to your ears that's a wireless connection right??

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here is a link to more product info  >> Sony RSX-GS9 info and specs

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Very clean looking headunit.


2007 Ford Ranger

(ALL YET TO BE INSTALLED - DUE TO WORK SCHEDULES)

K&N Performance Air Intake

Massive Audio D2400 Mono Amplifier

2 Custom Built 8" Subwoofers in Ported Enclosure

Pioneer AVH-P4400BH In Dash Double Din DVD Player (Video Bypassed)

4 - Pioneer TS-A6886R 6" X 8"

2 - SMD Heavy Duty Single ANL Fuse Blocks

2- Stinger SPP1200 Dry Cell Batteries

JL AUDIO Interconnects

2/0 Gauge Big 3

ILL Customz 8 Spot Flat Lug Style Bolt Down Terminals

ILL Customz 1/0 to 4 Gauge Power / Ground Reducers

Factory Alternator

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2002 Cheverlot Monte Carlo SS - (Deceased)


2 - Rockford Fosgate Power 1501BD
1 - Rockford Fosgate Power 851x
Rockford Fosgate Power 6 1/2 Components
Rockford Fosgate Power 3 way 6x9
2 - JL Audio W7 13.5" Subwoofers (Sealed)
Pioneer AVH-P4400BH In - Dash DVD Player
Pioneer AVIC - U250 - Add-on GPS Navigation System
Audio Control 6XS 4 Way Crossover / Line Driver
Ohio Generator 200 Amp Alternator
3 - Stinger SPP1200 Batteries
1 - Optima D34/78 Battery

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I love it. It's simple but does so much in it 


That's why they don't deliver.

Yer ass better go sit along the side of the road and wait.

You can't expect them to travel up some dirt road in a hick / back woods town. Thats how horror movies start :D

I explain things very simply and use analogies in terms of Pickles, and grape drink, pool noodles and jackhammers...if you can't put 2 and 2 together there man, There simply is not much more I can do.

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2 hours ago, oldsoundguy said:

So from your speakers to your ears that's a wireless connection right??

the original wifi.

 

Steve the dash really pops in a few of those photo's from the flash.

how long will it take you to retune your amp gains?

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8 hours ago, neuspeedescort said:

the original wifi.

 

Steve the dash really pops in a few of those photo's from the flash.

how long will it take you to retune your amp gains?

i probably won't have to do any tuning.  I was already on an optical input before and now that i have the Sony, i still am.  

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