I have done a little searching around the forum, but I still wanted to ask. I am interested in getting a new head unit for my car to attach the ipod to. Currently, I use an FM transmitter, and it SUCKS, its such a hassle to try and get a good station, keep it in, etc etc. So I have looked around and have a basic question about head units. Is it better to go with one that has an Aux input and use the headphone jack, or go with one that has the ipod connector with controls and everything right on the head unit? I was looking for something cheap and saw the Alpine CDE-9870 but havent been able to find any more information about it regarding compatibility with the ipod touch. So any suggestions for head units or recommendations as to whether to look for just one with an aux input or the ipod connector would be appreciated. Secondly, I want a car mount for the ipod so it isnt sliding all around my car, possibly a dash mount or anything similar. I just need one that is open at the bottom for both the ipod dock connector and the headphone jack. Any recommendations on this?