Buyer’s Guide: Mid Range & Mid Bass

Another intergral part of your car stereo system is your front stage.  After market speakers provide more clarity and power...

Buyer’s Guide: Tools & More

  Keep your voltage up with proper electrical and check your readings regularly. Anytime you change wiring or add equipment...

Buyer’s Guide: Wires & Cables

Power & Ground Wire There are a few options for power and ground wire outside of brand preference.  Most car...

USACI Breakdown

USACI Rulebook: http://www.usaciworldwide.org/Rules/2019USACiRulebookFINAL.pdf USACI has some unique spl formats.  as always, please refer to the USCAI website and rulebook for complete...

Organize your music

Seems obvious right? Make a few folders, download load some music, upload to USBs…what more can there be? By all means...

Subwoofer break in

No, we are not talking about stealing someone else’s car audio stereo lol.  When purchasing new subwoofers it is general good practice...

Buyer’s Guide: AGM Batteries

Buyer’s Guide: AGM Batteries

The following is cited from the XS Power website in the FAQs section: https://4xspower.com/support/faqs/ Here is an example for a 30...

Buyer’s Guide: Tweeters

It’s important that your car audio system is balanced.  Tweeters are perfect for playing high frequencies. The shape of the...

Buyer’s Guide: Amplifiers

Car Audio Amplifier Basics:  Amplifiers do exactly what their name implys, it ampilfies the signal from the signal source such...

Clipping

When an amplifier or signal source (such as a head unit) tries to output more than its power capacity it causes wave distortion...

Bandwidth

In car audio aka the basshead community, Bandwidth is the span of frequencies your car audio system can play most...

Sound Absorption/Deadener

Your vehicle can be a loud place, engine noise, alt whine, rattling and road noise.  This can disturb or even...