The Alpine CDA-9885 combines attractive styling and an easy-to-use music search interface with a host of expandability options, including HD Radio capability. However, those upgrading to HD Radio will have to deal with a clunky module and a hefty price tag.
Price: $300.00 Pros: AI Net for backwards compatibility, all the other modules you can add! Cons: I hate the fact that the illumination is either blue buttons and red, or all red. It would be nice to have the all blue option as well. Recommended? Yes
Comments: The CDA-9885 has tons of flexibility with the available modules, and it is backward compatible with most legacy AI Net components. I have my old XM module hooked to it. Also the BT-350 for streaming audio from my Blackberry and hands free cell use.
Comments: You couldnt ask for more. I can plug my iPod in through the glove box and control it through my radio face. I can even scroll through playlists. Its easy to control and it even wishes you a happy birthday. Its pretty much capiable to do anything.