Tag: car audio

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3
Jan

3 Factors That May Be Impacting Your Speaker Quality

One of the first things a person will usually want to change when they upgrade a car stereo system is the speakers. This may be simply to get clearer or more powerful sound. However, it may also be because the old speakers don’t sound right anymore. They may make a cracking or popping sound, be too quiet, or perhaps make

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2
Nov

Car Audio Talk: Is a Head Unit Same Thing as a Receiver?

The world of car audio systems uses a lot of terms that are unknown to people outside of the sector. So we wanted to dedicate an article to clear up two words that are frequently confused. A head unit and a receiver are actually very similar, so the confusion is understandable. Here’s the short version: All receivers are head units,

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7
Apr

Frequently Asked Questions About Speaker Wire

When you are thinking about a new car stereo system, the wiring is probably more of an afterthought when compared to the head unit or subwoofer. However, the details matter when you want great sound quality, so here are the answers to a few common questions. Is It Always Better to Use Lower Gauge Wire? Not necessarily. A lower gauge

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3
Feb

Why Do My Car Speakers Sound So Bad?

Is your factory stereo system in your car starting to sound worse and worse? It’s probably a good time to upgrade your car stereo system. Whether the sound is distorted, the speakers are cutting out intermittently, or certain speakers are no longer working at all, there are usually a few factors in play. Here are the most likely things that

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8
Dec

What Is the Difference Between a Receiver and a Head Unit?

A couple of words that you are going to hear tossed around when you want to upgrade your car stereo system are “receiver” and “head unit”. We will discuss the difference so you can make an informed decision about the components of your car stereo. Head unit – This is the control unit of your car stereo system. It is

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