Well, I didn't get the install done Thurs as expected. The unit I ordered arrived damaged and was sent back. A blessing, as I ordered it without consulting my resident audio geek. Who delighted in telling me that the application I intended would not work without other changes that would break my beer budget.
So, with a little in-depth discussion, (don't you hate it when your kids talk to you like you're a kid?) revealing that all we REALLY wanted was hands free, I installed a 1.0 din JVC am/fm/cd/bluetooth/hands free/and more that patches into our 5.1 surround sound nicely. Even without the DVD player it is a several generation upgrade. A little lagniappe is that the JVC hands free remote mic snapped right into the dash hole left from removing the Magnadyne IR sensor. And, SWMBO loves it because the JVC is so much lighter she can bring more shoes!
Liked the JVC so much, we ordered another and installed that one in our main dinghy (1998 Ford Ranger XLT). Radios are so complex these days, hopefully, standardizing will flatten the learning curve.
NOW, on to the next head scratcher.
Fair Winds and Following Seas