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Does this drive anyone else crazy?

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Does this drive anyone else crazy?

Post by callahanoffroad » Sat Mar 09, 2019 2:02 pm

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Notice how close the volume knob is to the power button. When I'm driving and I turn the volume up, I some how always bump the power button and turn off the stereo. Maybe I'm just clumsy. What are your thoughts?


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Re: Does this drive anyone else crazy?

Post by ecbsykes » Sat Mar 09, 2019 3:32 pm

Ditched the stock headunit for a fancy double DIN years ago. :mrgreen:
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Re: Does this drive anyone else crazy?

Post by precopster » Sat Mar 09, 2019 3:42 pm

It's worse when on a bumpy/ undulatimg road.
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Re: Does this drive anyone else crazy?

Post by abscate » Sat Mar 09, 2019 4:11 pm

Are you hitting the power button or PAUSING it with the volume button?
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Re: Does this drive anyone else crazy?

Post by callahanoffroad » Sat Mar 09, 2019 4:22 pm

abscate wrote:
Sat Mar 09, 2019 4:11 pm
Are you hitting the power button or PAUSING it with the volume button?
The power button of course. :lol:


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Re: Does this drive anyone else crazy?

Post by BEJinFbk » Sat Mar 09, 2019 9:46 pm

SC-901... :)


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Re: Does this drive anyone else crazy?

Post by Stu70 » Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:06 am

^+1

I think the worn knob would do my head in more :mrgreen:


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Re: Does this drive anyone else crazy?

Post by raivis_rsn » Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:59 am

You need this.
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I'm still trying to find one of these but no luck.



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Re: Does this drive anyone else crazy?

Post by matthew1 » Sun Mar 10, 2019 3:36 pm

I used to always do this in my 850. Agreed, poor placement..


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Re: Does this drive anyone else crazy?

Post by wizechatmgr » Sun Mar 10, 2019 6:40 pm

Explains why I haven't fixed my power button yet =)


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