3 Features to Look for in the Double DIN Head Units
Start writing a post

3 Features of the Double DIN Head Unit

A new double DIN head unit can be the way to upgrade the media system of a car. It can come under various designs with various features. The list is long for the double DIN head unit. However, a few characteristics are worth considering above all.

3 Features of the Double DIN Head Unit

Brightness control

One of the most undervalued characteristics to consider comes with brightness control. It is not a complicated feature but it is still not available in many double DIN head units. But having the ability to diminish the brightness can actually be considered as a safety feature.

With dim lights, the driver is not as distracted by what's going on inside the car, placing more attention on the road. For this reason, it is important to keep an eye on brightness adjustment. The function is normally adjusted inside the menus. But in rare cases, it can also come with a physical control button, which is recommended for faster adjustments.


USB connectivity is still one of the best methods to transfer data to the double DIN head unit. Although Bluetooth connectivity is also valuable, it may not be as reliable as USB connectivity. In most situations, it is recommended to use USB data transfer to also keep an eye on the road. Selecting new songs to form the smartphone is actually deterring the attention of the driver from the road.

USB connectivity can also come with impressive audio quality. Unlike the audio quality from the radio, which may as well be HD quality, USB audio quality is superior. In many cases, the audio quality improvement is at the root of the double DIN head unit upgrade.


SD cards

SD memory cards have evolved considerably over the years. They have are now faster, more durable and better suited for quality audio data transfer. Many double-DIN head units come with included SD card readers. For this reason, they are recommended for a large number of audio files. At the same time, they can work for another type of data, such as maps.

Double DIN head units are also recommended for other functions, such as answering the phone. But it is important to look for the basic characteristics which can simplify the life behind the wheel and make the most out of the entertainment options.


The best double DIN head unit is often the one which works well from the user's perspective. Most users want solutions which are intuitive and easy to use as a result. The market is filled with sub-standard double DIN detachable face head units. From poorly working remote

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.

Heart on a Wet Sleeve

No one prepares you for the honeymoon phase wearing off

Heart on a Wet Sleeve

Let's start off with the simple fact that God made everyone differently. That statement could not be more evident. We try to embrace our differences and set ourselves apart from the rest of the world. What that doesn't prepare us for is when we yearn for a characteristic of someone else. For example, have you ever met someone who can experience this great heart ache and hardly shed a tear? This person just had their heart ripped out and they find a way to carry themselves through it with great composure. Well, not all of us have that desirable trait. Some of us wear our hearts on our wet sleeves. When a person has their heart on their sleeve, it can be viewed as a good thing, that the individual isn't shallow. However,

Keep Reading... Show less

Panic! At The Disco Announces Breakup After 19 Years

Band Makes Breakup Announcement Official: 'Will Be No More'

panic at the disco

It's the end of an era. Originally formed in 2004 by friends in Las Vegas, Panic! At The Disco is no more.

Brendon Urie announced on Instagram that the band will be coming to an end after the upcoming Europe tour. He said that he and his wife are expecting a baby, and the life change weighed heavily in his mind to come to this decision. "Sometimes a journey must end for a new one to begin," he said.

Keep Reading... Show less
Content Inspiration

Top 3 Response Articles of This Week

Odyssey's response writer community is growing- read what our new writers have to say!


Each week, more response writers are joining the Odyssey community. We're excited to spotlight their voices on as they engage in constructive dialogue with our community. Here are the top three response articles of last week:

Keep Reading... Show less

To Mom

There are days when you just need your mom

To Mom

There really is no way to prepare yourself for the loss of someone. Imagine that someone being the one who carried you for 9th months in their belly, taught you how to walk, fought with you about little things that only a mother and daughter relationship could understand. You can have a countless number of father figures in your life, but really as my mom always said, " you only get one mom."

Keep Reading... Show less

The Way People In Society are Dating is Why I Don't Date

I need someone to show that they want me for me, not that they're using me to chase the idea of being in a relationship.

The Way People In Society are Dating is Why I Don't Date

You hear your phone go off. He's asking you to hang out. Then, of course, you get the advice of your friends to decipher this text. Is it just hanging out or is it more than hanging out? You've probably done this at least once in your life or at least seen a tweet where someone posted their screenshots with a potential love interest.

Keep Reading... Show less

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Facebook Comments