Aftermarket Head Unit For New Tata Nano


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Hi All

Friends as you know I am own a Maruti Alto LXI and a Nano LX 2012 and this query about Nano ICE.

I was in TASS for the first service and asked about after market ICE, they insisted to fit stereo or anything from outside it will void warranty, I don't want that costly/creepy Tata head unit.

I just thinking about connect a usb stereo from cigaret lighter point and it will be easy to remove before giving to TASS for service.[clap]

suggestions please.
 

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It would be better if you mention a budget, it would help us recommend you the best for your buck.
 
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I was in TASS for the first service and asked about after market ICE, they insisted to fit stereo or anything from outside it will void warranty.
[surprise] I don't face such issues with MASS. All our previous cars (M800, Alto, Wagon-R) had aftermarket HU, remote locks, Horns, 100/90 headlamps but availed all kind of warranty from manufacturer. I hope to make a quick money, dealer is insisting to get the stuff done at his end rather getting a VFM & quality product outside. Do check with other dealers too.
 
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If your installer doesn't cut any wiring and uses a harness to connect the aftermarket HU to cars wiring then no warranty is void buddy. Mention your budget so as we can suggest you a HU.

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i have the same question.
my budget is 8 to 10 k.

and cd player can be avoided, only USB / AUX / FM / Bluetooth will be ok for me.

also, if i get 4 speakers, then it will be good.
 
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i have the same question.
my budget is 8 to 10 k.

and cd player can be avoided, only USB / AUX / FM / Bluetooth will be ok for me.

also, if i get 4 speakers, then it will be good.
HU : JBL X333 or Pio 1490UB - Price around 4K - I'll prefer X333 as it has 3 pre-outs whereas Pio has 1. Also, soung o/p quality of X333 is faaaar better that Pio 1490UB.
Rears : Pioneer TS-A6960E - Price around 2.2K - Awesome bang for the buck.
Fronts : Pio 4" coax (forgot the model number, some 14XX) - Around 1.2K - Nice crisp vocals for the price.
Wiring - Although decent wiring comes with the speakers so for a budget setup we can skip expensive speaker cables. [;)]
Installation - Max 1K

Total - 8.4K

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HU : JBL X333 or Pio 1490UB - Price around 4K - I'll prefer X333 as it has 3 pre-outs whereas Pio has 1. Also, soung o/p quality of X333 is faaaar better that Pio 1490UB.
Rears : Pioneer TS-A6960E - Price around 2.2K - Awesome bang for the buck.
Fronts : Pio 4" coax (forgot the model number, some 14XX) - Around 1.2K - Nice crisp vocals for the price.
Wiring - Although decent wiring comes with the speakers so for a budget setup we can skip expensive speaker cables. [;)]
Installation - Max 1K

Total - 8.4K

freakdude.
thanks for reply bro,
but i think x333 dont have bluetooth. now a days, bluetooth is very important feature in daily city driving.
can you suggest any other HU??
 
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thanks for reply bro,
but i think x333 dont have bluetooth. now a days, bluetooth is very important feature in daily city driving.
can you suggest any other HU??
Buddy it would be quite tough to source a decent branded BT HU in this budget, one option could be Sony BT2600, should be around 7K or so. But I don't prefer Sony at all in car audio. Else, you can use a cheap BT earpiece and pair it with your cell phone and use when driving. Thought I don't support taking calls when driving be it via earpiece of HU.

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Buddy it would be quite tough to source a decent branded BT HU in this budget, one option could be Sony BT2600, should be around 7K or so. But I don't prefer Sony at all in car audio. Else, you can use a cheap BT earpiece and pair it with your cell phone and use when driving. Thought I don't support taking calls when driving be it via earpiece of HU.

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Thats considerable. But what is use of preout??

Thanks
 
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Thats considerable. But what is use of preout??

Thanks
Pre-outs or pre-amplified output is the output from the inbuilt feeble amp of the HU (normally rated around 50x4 max) which is used to feed a low-strength signal from HU to the external amplifiers. The amplifiers strengthen the i/p signal and deliver the high-strength signal to speakers/woofers.

So, more the pair of pre-outs more are the possibilities of future expansions. For eg : a 3 pre-out HU can send dedicated signals for front pair/rear pair and a sub-woofer, where as in a 2 pre-out HU either you can drive all 4 speakers or front speakers and sub or rear speakers and sub.

I hope I have not confused you. [;)]

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thanks for the links, i got good review of JBL 333 from there

Pre-outs or pre-amplified output is the output from the inbuilt feeble amp of the HU (normally rated around 50x4 max) which is used to feed a low-strength signal from HU to the external amplifiers. The amplifiers strengthen the i/p signal and deliver the high-strength signal to speakers/woofers.

So, more the pair of pre-outs more are the possibilities of future expansions. For eg : a 3 pre-out HU can send dedicated signals for front pair/rear pair and a sub-woofer, where as in a 2 pre-out HU either you can drive all 4 speakers or front speakers and sub or rear speakers and sub.

I hope I have not confused you. [;)]

freakdude.
thanks freakdude, you have cleared my doubt buddy.
will update here what i have installed.
 
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done.
i have installed these

HU - Pio 1490UB - 2950/-
rear - JBL speakers - 1650/- (tried Pioneer TS-A6960E also, but JBL was good for me, also Pioneer TS-A6960E is cheaper about 1200/- for pair)
Front - 4" JBL - 1100/-
two twitters from dapic (Chinese one)

and some bucks for rear trey, front speaker box etc, so total cost is 6700/- with fitting.

and sound is very clear, usb recognization is in no time if its pen drive, and my android is detecting after about 20 ~30 sec.
 
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Pre-outs or pre-amplified output is the output from the inbuilt feeble amp of the HU (normally rated around 50x4 max) which is used to feed a low-strength signal from HU to the external amplifiers. The amplifiers strengthen the i/p signal and deliver the high-strength signal to speakers/woofers.

So, more the pair of pre-outs more are the possibilities of future expansions. For eg : a 3 pre-out HU can send dedicated signals for front pair/rear pair and a sub-woofer, where as in a 2 pre-out HU either you can drive all 4 speakers or front speakers and sub or rear speakers and sub.

I hope I have not confused you. [;)]

freakdude.
OT: I am pretty late to this thread, that is one of the cleanest explaination I have ever heard about Pre-outs. Thanks a lot.
 

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done.
i have installed these

HU - Pio 1490UB - 2950/-
rear - JBL speakers - 1650/- (tried Pioneer TS-A6960E also, but JBL was good for me, also Pioneer TS-A6960E is cheaper about 1200/- for pair)
Front - 4" JBL - 1100/-
two twitters from dapic (Chinese one)

and some bucks for rear trey, front speaker box etc, so total cost is 6700/- with fitting.

and sound is very clear, usb recognization is in no time if its pen drive, and my android is detecting after about 20 ~30 sec.
Hey congrats.. Pls share some pics of HU, how the front and rear speakers are in nana [ actually wanted to see it ]
 
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