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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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Top Reasons to Buy an Aftermarket Car Stereo System

While manufacturer car stereo systems are better than they were 20 or 30 years ago, they are never going to catch up to aftermarket systems. Here are some of the top reasons to buy a custom car stereo system. Quality – A better amp, speakers, and head unit add up to quality you can never get from a factory system.

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Tips for Massive Improvements to Your Car Stereo Sound Quality

Getting quality sound out of your car stereo is about more than just increasing the wattage of your speakers. Here are a few tips to help you get the most enjoyment from your music experience while on the road. Invest in a subwoofer – If you don’t have a sub installed, there are sounds in your music that you are

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Car Stereo Upgrades: Three Crucial Considerations

When you want to upgrade your car stereo system, you need to do your research in advance so that you get the best sound quality for your money. Here are three crucial considerations that will help you to be satisfied with the results. Set Your Budget – You can’t start upgrading the sound system in your car until you set

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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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