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Re: Whats the diffrence in Nav radios?

On a sidenote, is it possible to upgrade the sound system in an Overland? The subwoofer in the back looks so puny.
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Re: Whats the diffrence in Nav radios?

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Perhaps I am in more trouble than I thought, I just shot an email to my deal and asked if I have a 730 or 430 coming in my Overland, (since when I ordered it back in june there was no choices). His reply was "I dont understand the question?)

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Ya, I hate it too when you know more about the specs of your vehicle than the actual salesperson.
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Re: Whats the diffrence in Nav radios?

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On a sidenote, is it possible to upgrade the sound system in an Overland? The subwoofer in the back looks so puny.
I wouldn't think it sucks based on looks, i'm sure you'll be surprised at its capabilities

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Ya, I hate it too when you know more about the specs of your vehicle than the actual salesperson.
This will always happened, aside from the fact that salemen are generally stupid, it would be very difficult for them to know nearly every specification for every vehicle, unless they were really dedicated like they should be.



On the NAV unit, You shouldn't think the 730 is such an old POS like some would have you think. It came out only 2 years ago in 2008 (not 2007) and its interface is great. It updates the map instantly (not every 1 or 1.5 seconds like some shitty NAV units) and I personally perfer the graphics over the overly-cartoony looking Garmin graphics on the stand alone units(and 430). I haven't seen the 430 but if I had to choose I would stick with the 730 which I have had a lot of experience with in a 2008 Charger and 2010 Dodge Ram.
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Re: Whats the diffrence in Nav radios?

The 730 is now standard on the Overland. It is part of the standard features as listed on the window sticker....
Came standard in mine when I did not check the upgrade box as well.
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True, and not to mention the limited music selection when using those formats. Pretty cool though that it is an option considering that home players for these Hi-Fi formats range from several hundred to several thousand dollars.
The thing is, it doesn't cost THAT much for the equipment to play the format; licensing costs probably make up the majority of the actual costs. Many of the home players cost so much because only real audio enthusiasts were interested in them. That sometimes means higher quality componentry (like power supplies and such), but it always means higher profit margins (heck, some people pay for cables that cost a couple hundred bucks per foot... you can sell ANYTHING to those people ). Had one of of the formats won out and gained mainstream acceptance, you'd have seen players going for $50.

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Perhaps I am in more trouble than I thought, I just shot an email to my deal and asked if I have a 730 or 430 coming in my Overland, (since when I ordered it back in june there was no choices). His reply was "I dont understand the question?)

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If you didn't specify a 730N, then it's probably the 430N. My salesman told me they made that shift in early July- by the time I ordered on July 10, the 430N was standard in the Overland. I would expect that most folks with the 730N at this point have either specifically ordered that unit or they have already had the vehicle delivered.
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Re: Whats the diffrence in Nav radios?

yes, I know that SACDs can be inserted for play, but they will only read the CD stereo layer of those high def discs if they are hybrids. I'm most interested to see if the DVD-A discs play in multichannel mode. I have a large collection of both formats since my home system can play them. I think this can happen, but need to find out for sure. If you want to hear something great, play the Beatles' Love album in multichannel format...you'll be seeking these out via the web after auditioning that one! I'm also not sure the harddrive can be loaded with this format and it play from there.
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On a sidenote, is it possible to upgrade the sound system in an Overland? The subwoofer in the back looks so puny.
If youve driven jeeps prior to owning a 2011 you will be happy with the sound system as it is much better than any jeep ive ever owned, and I've had a few. it has something like a 500 watt amp and can really thump. If you are used to a 1000 watt system that rattles houses a mile away then you will need to upgrade. But trust me, there is nothing puny to the sound system in the 11 overland.
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The 730 is now standard on the Overland. It is part of the standard features as listed on the window sticker...
The 730N is optional on the Overland, the Garmin 430N is Standard. This took effect last month.
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Re: Whats the diffrence in Nav radios?

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The 730N is optional on the Overland, the Garmin 430N is Standard. This took effect last month.
In my case, since I ordered in June and its suppose to be shipped this week...would you assume 430 or 730?? I know its all speculation but what would be your assumption since there was no nav options back then?
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Re: Whats the diffrence in Nav radios?

They state the amp is 506 watts with 12 channels, but yet, there are 10 speakers total. What are the other two channels for? And that 506 watts...it sure isn't RMS the way a true Alpine amp would be stated. Continuous power with no distortion level nor frequency bandwidth! Possibly 1/3 that total with all things considered if the headunit is capable of full 20-20k frequencies! Still, it's a lot more impressive than former offerings.
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Re: Whats the diffrence in Nav radios?

The sub is a dual voice coil so it is probaly getting 2 of the 12 channels.
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Re: Whats the diffrence in Nav radios?

Dual voice coils are a wiring scheme, not meant to be taking two channels at the same time, but I guess you could feed a signal that way in some form of bridged configuration.
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