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Old 11-10-2012, 08:28 PM
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Hey all. I have had Sirius radio before, as a separate unit. An loved it.
On my 2012 Laramie stereo, the Sirius sound is very disappointing.
It has a strange echo, electronic scamble kind of quality to it.
Songs I know very well, sound like they are being played in a tunnel or something. Is this common to others, or just my stereo?
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I've heard only had Sirius in two vehicles - my parents '08 Volvo, and my '12 Ram.

Both sound like AM radio in terms of sound quality. I'm betting on 'normal'.
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I have noticed a sound quality problem with Sirius/XM. I have had it in my 08 Magnum, 2010 Charger and now my 2012 1500. The Magnum and charger had the 430, the 1500 has the 730N.

They all sounded like a very compressed or low bit rate MP3. I have noticed that some channels sound better then others.
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my '09 used to sound sort of like someone went to concert & recorded the music on a hand held recorder

then i went into the MENU & found a sweet spot in the audio settings
now it sounds much better
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I think it has zero sound quality, that's why I never renewed.
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What audio settings are you referring to?
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I believe it is like balance, fade, etc
i only messed with it a time or 2, so i don't really remember

i do that the radio audio settings are there, so are the controls for the Navigation if you have NAV
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I believe it is like balance, fade, etc
i only messed with it a time or 2, so i don't really remember
Most importantly, bass, mid-range and treble.
By default, the radios are set at "0", which is a pretty blah sound.
I'm very happy with the sound quality.
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I have Sirius in my 2012 Ram and it sounds just like CD or HDD. But then I have the MyGig 730 (RHR) radio, maybe that makes a difference.

I had Sirius in all my Dodge vehicles since 2005 and never had a problem with sound or reception.
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The satellite radio in my truck sucks. Sounds very muffled or distant. I do still listen to it when it's free(like right now) I like James Buffet...
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