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The XD5125 is a lower-end in-dash receiver from car audio manufacturer Dual.

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Detachable faceplate drastically reduces likelihood of unit theft or vehicle break-in - disengages quickly at the user's convenience

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Stripped-down feature set is well-suited to the sub-$100 price point - provides decent capabilities with suitable sound quality amongst auxiliary and CD material

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Auxiliary input is a major selling point - allows users to connect CD players and portable media devices via 1/8" stereo mini jack

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Preamp output enables high-quality external connectivity - excellent feature for users hoping to add a subwoofer or other type of additional speaker

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Manual radio tuner is a surprising and ultimately disappointing feature - analog knob-based control is at odds with all other digital features

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AM/FM radio tuning is inconsistent - playback quality may be low-quality and sporadic in nature regardless of vehicle antenna and proximity to station

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Radio doesn't incorporate preset capabilities - puts unit at a severe disadvantage compared to similar models from Supersonic and Pyle

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The XD5125 is a lower-end in-dash receiver from car audio manufacturer Dual. It supports 100 W of total output power, distributed among four channels. To the XD5120's standard AM/FM/CD feature set, the XD5125 adds DVD playback and extra connectivity in the form of an AUX input and 1-pair preamp output. Other features include a bass boost option, and an anti-shock mechanism which minimizes CD skipping. Unlike the XD5110 and 5120, the XD5125 features a detachable faceplate. But like the lower-end models, the XD5125 lacks many features common in today's in-dash receivers, like USB connectivity and support for iPods and satellite radio. It is no longer manufactured by Dual.


  • 100W peak power (25 W per channel)
  • CD/CD-R/RW/DVD playback
  • AM/FM tuner
  • Compatible with US and European frequencies
  • 30 presets
  • 5 EQ presets
  • Bass boost
  • Anti-shock
  • Detachable faceplate
  • AUX input
  • Preamp output

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