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#1 of 2 OFFLINE   Tom June

Tom June


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Posted September 24 2004 - 11:30 AM

Hi Guys, I'm looking to purchase a Sony CDX-F5700. It's "XM Ready", which I've taken to mean that you still need to buy a tuner and antenna. Here's where the confusion begins for me. Is a tuner something like the Roady2? I'm thinking not, because I thought the Roady was everything you need for XM. Can anybody point me towards a decent tuner? I know that there's an Alpine unit that has this built in, but as far as I know it doesn't have MP3 playback capability and that's important to me. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

#2 of 2 OFFLINE   TheLongshot



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Posted September 25 2004 - 04:52 PM

The manufacturers used to make their own tuners, but they discontinued that practice when XM announced the XM Direct.


This is what I think you need to get XM to work with that head unit.


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