[T2] Radios

c.dreike c.dreike at verizon.net
Tue Dec 23 20:08:18 MST 2014

My concern is mostly daytime brightness. My display is nearly unreadable 
if the sun is shining in nearby the display.
Night time, it's quite nice.


On 12/23/2014 2:01 PM, Pat Spragge/RFAN wrote:
> Hey Jon,
> I recently installed a Pioneer...not sure which model number right now.
> The brightness was a concern but this model as most I believe have a
> function that that dims the display when you turn headlights or parking
> lights on as long as you connect the proper wire to the headlight switch.
> Also, in the setup menu there should be a choice of how bright you want
> the display during daylight use.  You could also choose the red LED for
> the display which helps nightvision.
> rgds
> Pat
> From:   Jon <scintilla_22 at yahoo.com>
> To:     type2 at type2.com,
> Date:   12/23/2014 12:59 PM
> Subject:        Re: [T2] Radios
> Sent by:        "type2" <type2-bounces at type2.com>
> snip> On Mon, Dec 22, 2014 at 6:32 PM, c.dreike <c.dreike at verizon.net>
> wrote:
> Howdy collective brain.
> Have any of you volks installed a blue tooth enabled  radio into your bus?
> I'm looking to do just that.
> I installed a couple of Alpine BT heads in my vehicles last year.  One
> with CD player, one with only digital data.  Both work well.  Have
> bluetooth as well as USB and aux on the front panel.  They are almost too
> bright for me.  No way I can find to dim them.  I prefer to drive at night
> with nearly blacked out instruments; getting old, and my eyes don't like
> off-axis light.  Install was smooth and the price (~$100 each) was good.
> Sound fine.  I use a Nexus 7 tablet w. Rocket player as a BT music source
> and it works very well.  I too have had great luck with Pioneer; excellent
> products. jon

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