Buying becker sat-nav/radio/cd head unit from Germany - advisable?

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  1. nickg

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    I'm thinking of buying Becker Indianapolis 7920 head unit for my SL. It retails at around £900 in the UK but I've seen it advertised for about €850 ( c£550)on a german website.
    Anyone know if the settings would be different i.e. for radio tuning, and therefore could it be used as per a UK model?
     
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    Only difference would be that the nav disk would be for Germany - and possibly major roads of Europe. You would need to factor the cost of the UK disk into the price, but should still be worthwhile.
     
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    I have Becker Audio 30 UK version and it has one CD for all the roads of Europe... About 15 countries...
     
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    Has anyone else out there bought (or considered buying) from Germany and specifically either of these 2 websites:

    www.carstereocomponents.de
    www.rso-shop.de

    Given that prices are 40% cheaper than UK it seems like an interesting option for sat-nav kit.
     
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