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Old 10-27-2012, 05:50 PM   #1
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radio replacement for magnadyne

radio and cd player not working, what will fit in the space?
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Old 10-27-2012, 08:19 PM   #2
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Most of the ones I have seen are 1.5 DIN. If you have room to make the opening a little larger top/bottom or both the any Double DIN unit would fit. I replaced the one in our Tiffin with a JVC KW800BT CD Receiver. I think I only had too enlarge the opening by 1/2" an inch.
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I recently replaced the Magadyne in my Southwind with a Pioneer DEH-4400HD. Absolutely love it. It is 1 DIN so it fit my existing space perfectly.

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Old 10-28-2012, 10:44 PM   #4
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hit the road......Just so you know, the Magnadynes had an issue with the power lead where the two connectors come together at the back of the radio. The leads make a poor connection and cause the radio to lose power and the CD skip from loss of power.

I tossed mine and put in a Pioneer Avic (many levels of the Avic) AM/FM/XM/CD/DVD/GPS. It has a large screen and plays the voice directions through the stereo speakers.

The Magnadyne is a 1.5 DIN. Radio openings come in 1.0, 1.5 and 2.0 DIN. The size refers to the height of the opening. The width is standard. I enlarged my Monaco to a 2.0 DIN to install the Pioneer. It's just a matter of cuttig the dash panel opening a little larger and then slide in a new frame which will come with the new radio.
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