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DIN Sleeve?

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lawman5050

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Does anybody have a picture of the DIN sleeve for a BCT-15?

I just ordered a BCT-15 last night to put in my government vehicle (I work as a narcotics investigator) and I am trying to determine the different ways to mount the scanner. I will be assigned a different vehicle next week and I don't knolw what it will be yet so I have to leave my options open until I know what type of vehicle I get.


Thanks in advance.
 

Thayne

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Most of the time you are better off to not use the din sleeve if the vehicle is designed for din or double din. Your scanner will actually mount the same way a stock radio mounts.

one reason some would rather use the din sleeve is that if someone wants your radio(s) they won't tear it up so much during the theft.
My experience has been that they just break anything in the way so I would rather make it harder such as by mounting it in the normal way and then using allen or torx screws instead of the usual phillips head. Then they might give up stealing the radios if it would take too long. Then again,if they are pissed they might set the whole thing on fire:mad:
 

nexus

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hahahahah.... That'd be me....

*Trying to get the scanner out of the dash* damn it #&*^$*&%_@(^%$% COME ON GET THE *^*_(^%(^#&% OUT OF THERE! crap! TORX!!!!!!!!!!! ARGH! AHHHH F*IT! *lights up some loose papers and chunks them under the seat and walks away empty handed*

*shakes fist at now fully engulfed vehicle* that'll teach you to use torx and make it difficult for me to take your scanner!
 

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Out of the box, the BCT15 doesn't have a DIN sleeve. It does come with a nice heavy duty mounting bracket that is nice and wide. You can order a DIN sleeve if you want from Uniden. I heard they are about $15.
 
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