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Old 06-30-2002, 03:51 PM
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CD Brand

Alright, I'm a little confused on what kind of cd player i have in my 92 400E, after my car accident, Mercedes put in a 6 disc player in 99. I'm guessing it isn't the optic wiring ones they have in now. What was Mercedes putting in back then? Alpine? Becker? Thanks.
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Old 06-30-2002, 09:12 PM
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mercedes was putting 10 disc alpine players. but after time they were failing & then mb went to 6 disc.
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Old 06-30-2002, 10:20 PM
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So all the 6 discs now are Alpine? Well the ones back then?
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Old 06-30-2002, 11:55 PM
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CD Players

The CD player in my 1990 300D is a six-disc Blauplunkt. It still plays fine, but even better is just ripping a dozen or so of the best CD's into MP3's and playing them on an MP3 player. This you can play with an adapter in the form of a cassette that plugs into the cassette slot.

You can get over 10 songs on one disk. the sound quality seems just as good, you aren't i danger of damaging the orginal disks, and there is a readout on the MP3 player that tells you what is playing. No more having to memorize Track 4 on disc 3.

The best MP3 seems to be the Rio SP250, which Amazon will sell you for about $134.00 delivered. Or you could bid on E bay, where someone bid one up to $165.00. This model also has an FM radio, a lighted display panel and rechargeable batteries. I imagine that there are other good MP3's as well.

A note: when it refuses to play, the batteries need recharging. One charge is good for about 10 hours, it appears
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