Info display for FM radios

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  1. blind gaze

    blind gaze New Member

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    The Jag my uncle drives has this feature on the FM radio where it shows, in this console, the call letters of the station (KXXX), the type of music that the station plays, and scrolls the artist and name of the song. Does anyone know what this is?

    I looked at www.visualradio.com and it's similar to that, but not the same thing.
     
  2. StealthMode

    StealthMode Active Member

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    One of my friends had that in her Alero...and it was the factory hu...:dunno: Wish I had that on my Alpine..
     
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    it's called Radio Data Service (RDS). My stock GM headunit also has this.
     
  4. WannaZO6

    WannaZO6 There are 10 types of people in the world, the one

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    i have it in my ranger, its kinda buggy though
     
  5. blind gaze

    blind gaze New Member

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    Thanks!
     
  6. XR250rdr

    XR250rdr OT Supporter

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    And its completely ignored by the aftermarket...in the US anyway. Their Euro markets get it though. :squint:
     
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    Eh, Kenwood got into it a little bit, don't know if they still do or not, but it is pretty tight.
     
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    That's okay... I think I've decided to stick with stock head units from now on. You can always add amps and change speakers -- but you can't beat the looks of a stock HU... And with integrated onstar, XM, in-dash 6-cd changers, etc, you just can't match their features, anymore, either. Oh, and did I mention they look like they BELONG in your dash ;)
     

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