New portable Sirius radios!

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  1. Joshua Clinard

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    Sirius has recently announced two new units, and I wanted to share them with everyone. The first is the Kenwood Here2Anywhere, and it looks really sweet. This will be out sometime this month. This looks like is should REALLY give the SKYFi some competition!! I would love to have one of these.
    • 24 stream presets
    • Stream lock (for locking out streams you don't want your children to hear)
    • Home and Car Docking Kits
    • Ability to search for artist or song title. Instant playback when query is found.
    • Song title and Artist recall (up to 24)
    • Remote control
    Kenwood Here2Anywhere Web site

    The second is the AudioVox S.R.S. Satellite Radio Shuttle. It has some similar features to the Here2Anywehere. One additional feature that I really like is that you can program 10 favorite songs into the radio, and it will search streams, and prompt the listener when found. It also has 4 FM transmitters built into the car docking station, so you can listen anywhere.

    Both of these units expected to retail for 99 dollars!

    For those of you new to Sirius, read the Sirius FAQ

    For you guys that love Siruis head to Sirius Backstage
     
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    I don't like it... Not as well designed as the Sky-Fi

    But that's just my opinion... Thanks for sharing the info
    with us! [​IMG]
     
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    For those of you that don't like the Here2Anywhere, take a look at the Audiovox Satellite Radio Shuttle. It looks very similar to the SkiFI, but it has similar features to the Here2Anywhere.

    Audiovox SRS
     
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    Has anyone here tried anyone of these units?
     
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    Doesn't look as compact as the XM Delphi SkyFi
    units. I did see a smaller unit for Sirius made
    by AudioVox that almost looks as nice as
    the SkyFi unit.
     
  6. Brett DiMichele

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    The AudioVox unit looks much better than the Kenwood IMHO.
    Still the AudioVox unit doesn't exude "elegance" that the
    Delphi SkyFi does (Delphi's ergonomics and design team did
    a fantastic job) but none the less these new units will be
    well recieved (pun intended) amongst the Sirius users!
     
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    I bought the Kenwood H2A this past weekend. This is my first piece sat radio equipment. I'll try to sum up what I like and don't like about it.
    PROS:
    Easy to use.
    Easy to relocate.
    Can change size of text.
    Convenienly fits in that dash shelf located underneath the radio in most cars.
    Hardly any dropouts.
    Sort by genre, artist, or song title

    CONS:
    I don't have one of those convenient dash shelves so it's temporarily on top of the dash.
    Can't see the smaller text too well and when you switch to the large text, you have to wait for the info to scroll across.
    Buttons are a little small, especially when driving

    Overall I really like it, but I think the Audiovox that will be coming out will work better for me. Plus the Audiovox will have a wireless fm modulator.
     

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