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Sirius SST8V1 Starmate 8 Dock-and-Play Satellite Radio with Vehicle Kit (DISCONTINUED BY MANUFACTURER)

Product Packaging:Standard Packaging Product Description Customize your listening experience with the Sirius Starmate 8. Want to hear something again? Starmate 8 allows you to pause, rewind and replay live satellite radio. Don't like to clash with ...

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Ship

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Quality

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Reviews around display (5.00 of 5)

  • I like the display and user friendliness of the buttons.
  • A good unit and the display was a big upgrade over my old Stratus 4
  • Pros-Better looking display, by default it uses white text with a background blue gradient to black.-The color of the display can be changed to 6 different colors.-You can scan channels
  • installed in less then 5 mins , packing was great and safe, unit works with a nice bright display easy to read and control
  • The display supports multiple colors and the text is easy to read
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Reviews around unit (5.00 of 5)

  • Good unit works with all older accessories such as boombox and home dock
  • A good unit and the display was a big upgrade over my old Stratus 4
  • Luckily my Alpine unit in my boat, where I do use Sirius for music, uses the SCVDOC1 doc and the portable unit is a tuner only, so it is not an issue there.- No time on the unit
  • The unit takes a looooooong time to come on in the morning, like 5 to 10 minutes.
  • installed in less then 5 mins , packing was great and safe, unit works with a nice bright display easy to read and control
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Reviews around screen (5.00 of 5)

  • Nice large screen with controllable backgrond colors and easy view of song information
  • Some radios are hard to read, but this one has large text and color screen is also nice.
  • Otherwise the features are standard, nice screen size, easy to install and use.
  • Working well, put power to it, came right up and initialized very easy, nice screen.
  • The Starmate 8 is soooo very intuitive to operate, and the screen is very easy to see.
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Reviews around song (5.00 of 5)

  • On previous models you could favorite a song, artist or sports team - that feature is completely missing.2
  • There is no option to store favorite songs or artists in order to be alerted when they are on a different station.
  • It has NO clock, only 10 presets, no sports team alerts, no song favorites.
  • however, there is no more favorite sports team, I can't favorite songs and the NFL zone category that used to come up on
  • It had great features....sports team alerts, 30 presets, song favorite alerts, etc.

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Reviews around price (5.00 of 5)

  • It was a GREAT price and my dad uses it in his truck every day
  • They always have what I need at a much better price than anyone else
  • I checked the price in several stores and amazon has the best price by far.

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Reviews around service (5.00 of 5)

  • With the Starmate 8, I can finally get back to enjoying the service without worrying about fixing broken receivers.
  • Service is excellent, shipping is almost always ahead of scheduled delivery (something that I really appreciate and enjoy)

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Reviews around work (5.00 of 5)

  • Downgrades for sure, but I'm just happy to have a durable receiver that works every day.
  • I use this on my Harley Davidson and the vehicle kit mount provided works excellent even under the high vibrations.
  • products are always as described and in good working order

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Reviews around ship (5.00 of 5)

  • Fast shipping, good product that does what it says and is easy to use.
  • The shipping was faster than expected, but the item was not brand new as described

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Reviews around receiver (4.45 of 5)

  • I got refund back from amazon and bought a nice receiver at best buy
  • This receiver is perfect for listening at work/home and the car.
  • Downgrades for sure, but I'm just happy to have a durable receiver that works every day.
  • Sirius has clearly put nearly all of their attention into factory-installed car kits and neglected the portable receivers over the past few years.
  • This receiver succeeds in keeping your account to only one radio
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Reviews around quality (4.21 of 5)

  • The Starmate 8 is a replacement for the work unit that finally gave out and I am 100% happy with it!It works as it is supposed to and transferring and activating the unit was fast and painless!
  • Highly recommended for anyone interested in Sirius radio, I did the research and the features and button setup make this the most affordable yet quality radio
  • I'm giving a 4 star review because while everything works fine, the audio quality of the music channels is not great
  • I'm giving a 4 star review because while everything works fine, the audio quality of the music channels is not great
  • The quality and ease of use of the device was much better than I expected for the price I paid for it through Amazon.
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Reviews around product (4.03 of 5)

  • Fast shipping, good product that does what it says and is easy to use.
  • My opinion of Sirius is that I love their product but hate their hardware
  • My opinion of Sirius is that I love their product but hate their hardware
  • Although the product is great and works really well in my car, activating it was kinda strange experience
  • Which is a shame because the product is great when it decides to work.
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Reviews around reception (4.03 of 5)

  • In addition, the reception on it isn't NEARLY as nice as it was on my old Sportster.
  • The radio works great very good reception and I am happily lisitening to Sirus again.
  • On my 50 minute drive to work, I have to change FM stations at least two times to keep the reception decent
  • Reception is excellent - haven't had any problem with the antenna hood-mounted passenger side in the corner by the windshield
  • I had an old Sirus receiver that needed replacing because of bad signal reception.
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Reviews around radio (3.33 of 5)

  • I was shocked to find that this radio was about the best I could do.
  • Back to speaking for hours (literally) and was told my radio was defective and would need to be replaced and I could buy one from them and they could make a better deal, never mind Amazon
  • For the price it seems it would have been a better radio
  • I bought this for my wife to replace her dead Sirius radio.
  • Some radios are hard to read, but this one has large text and color screen is also nice.
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  • Product Packaging:Standard Packaging Product Description Customize your listening experience with the Sirius Starmate 8
  • Want to hear something again? Starmate 8 allows you to pause, rewind and replay live satellite radio
  • Don't like to clash with your dash? Screen color options and a selection of trim rings are included to match your vehicle's dash lights - or your mood
  • You'll also be able to browse other channels while listening to the current one; and store your favorite channels for one-touch access
  • It comes with everything you need to listen in your vehicle with easy, do-it-yourself installation
  • And with optional accessories, you never have to miss your favorite shows
  • Simply take it with you to listen at home, at the office, in multiple vehicles and outdoors all with just one subscription.Pause, rewind and replay up to 30 minutes of live satellite radio.Choose from six different display colors to match your dash lights, and personalize with the trim rings.View artist name, song title, and channel information on the large color display.Listen at home, at the office, outdoors or in multiple vehicles with optional accessory kits - all with just one subscription.Hear SiriusXM through your existing vehicle radio with easy, do-it-yourself installation.*Browse other channels while listening to the current one.Store up to 10 of your favorite channels for one-touch access.Lock and unlock channels with mature content using easy-to-use parental control.Optimize PowerConnect performance with easy FM tuning.One-Touch Jump to traffic and weather for the city of your choice, or back to your previous channel.Includes PowerConnect Vehicle Kit.Supports A La Carte programming selection.Works on the Sirius network. From the Manufacturer Customize your listening experience with the Sirius Starmate 8
  • Want to hear something again? Starmate 8 allows you to pause, rewind and replay live satellite radio
  • Don't like to clash with your dash? Screen color options and a selection of trim rings are included to match your vehicle's dash lights - or your mood
  • You'll also be able to browse other channels while listening to the current one; and store your favorite channels for one-touch access
  • It comes with everything you need to listen in your vehicle with easy, do-it-yourself installation
  • And with optional accessories, you never have to miss your favorite shows
  • Simply take it with you to listen at home, at the office, in multiple vehicles and outdoors - all with just one subscription.Satellite Radio with Custom Colors, Replay, and More The Starmate 8 offers much more than traditional radios
  • This slick device shows artist name, song title, and channel information on a bright display
  • With the included Vehicle Kit, you can easily connect this receiver to your car speakers
  • The device lets you browse and explore other songs and artists without leaving your current channel
  • Pair the Starmate 8 with a Sirius subscription plan that best suits you and start enjoying all your favorite music, talk, and entertainment at the touch of a button.Hardware FeaturesPause, rewind and replay up to 30 minutes of live satellite radio
  • Choose from six different display colors to match your dash lights, and personalize with the trim rings
  • View artist name, song title, and channel information on the large color display
  • Listen at home, at the office, outdoors or in multiple vehicles with optional accessory kits - all with just one subscription
  • Hear SiriusXM through your existing vehicle radio with easy, do-it-yourself installation.* Browse other channels while listening to the current one
  • Store up to 10 of your favorite channels for one-touch access
  • Lock and unlock channels with mature content using easy-to-use parental control
  • Optimize PowerConnect performance with easy FM tuning
  • One-Touch Jump to traffic and weather for the city of your choice, or back to your previous channel
  • Includes PowerConnect Vehicle Kit
  • Supports A La Carte programming packages
  • Works on the Sirius network
  • *FM radio required, or use the included aux-in cable if your vehicle has aux-in capability
  • Will also work with cassette adapter (sold separately).Welcome to the World of Satellite Radio Only SiriusXM brings you more of what you love, all in one place
  • Enjoy commercial-free music from nearly every genre - including artist-dedicated channels
  • Get live sports play-by-play and 24/7 expert talk
  • Enjoy exclusive entertainment and comedy
  • Plus world-class news, local traffic and weather, and more
  • Choose between the Select, Premier or All Access programming package
  • Docking speaker sold separately.Subscribe to the All Access Package It doesn't get any better than this - get every channel in the XM Premier package, plus listen anywhere with over 130 channels of SiriusXM Internet Radio on your computer, smartphone and tablet.* Simply ask for the All Access Package when you call to activate your radio.See What's OnSirius Channel GuideWhat's in the Box Starmate 8 Radio, PowerConnect vehicle kit, aux-in cable, magnetic-mount antenna, user guide, and quick start guide.IMPORTANT SUBCRIPTION NOTE: Hardware and subscription sold separately
  • Service will automatically renew and bill at the rates in effect at the time of renewal until you call us at 1-866-635-2349 to cancel
  • See our Customer Agreement for complete terms at www.siriusxm.com
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  • All fees and programming subject to change
  • Our satellite service is available only to those at least 18 and older in the 48 contiguous USA and DC
  • Our Sirius satellite service is also available in PR (with coverage limitations)
  • Our Internet radio service is available throughout our satellite service area and in AK and HI
  • Certain channels are not available on our Internet radio service, including MLB® play-by-play
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