The Cheapest Way to Upgrade your Car Stereo
:: 6.5. Avoid Buying Needless Features

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An expensive receiver may contain some needless features for your low cost stereo system.

For example,

CD Text Wow! Cool! It displays the title of the song. What will they come up with next?

Multi Color Display who cares!

Built in Equalizer Same as Presets for your bass and treble controls

Digital Sound Adjustment Whatever!

CD Changer Control - if you are not going to install a CD changer in your car, you don't need a CD changer control receiver which requires that you buy the same brand of CD changer.

Wireless Remote Control why do you need a remote for something that is right in front of you?

Fold Down Face Blah! Blah! Blah!

You know, that's exactly why I bought my receiver, even tough the one next to it was much cheaper and sounded a hell of a lot better.

As a matter of fact, there was nothing wrong with the one in my car I was infected by the SOI Virus.

Subwoofer output Only necessary if you plan to add a subwoofer without an equalizer

Needless features may trigger the SOI Virus

Save your money

Buy what you need

Buy it used from a friend if you have to

Hey, Buy it on eBay

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