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Introduction to Car Stereo

 August 23, 2016

Why a New Car Stereo?

A stereo is the main component of any car audio system. It is often called the radio, receiver, or head unit. To understand how a stereo functions, it's helpful to think of a car in-dash stereo as having three different parts: source, preamp, and amplifier.

The source is the part that lets us choose what we want to hear. Sources may include a standard AM/FM tuner, CD or DVD player, satellite radio, iPodĀ® or smartphone, or a USB input. The Preamp is where all sound adjustments are made. A preamp includes controls ranging from simple volume, balance, fader, source selection, and tone adjustments to sophisticated crossovers, equalizers, and time correction. The amplifier section boosts the small (low-voltage) audio signal coming from the preamp section…

Introduction to Car Stereo

August 23, 2016

A car stereo is the centerpiece of any car audio system. Also known as a radio, receiver, or head unit, today's car stereo performs a variety of complex functions so that we can better…

5 Things to Know About Remote Starters

August 11, 2016

The 5 things you should know before purchasing a remote start including: range, damage myths, installation, warranty and programming. Remote starts are very convenient and are great…

Upgrading Your Boat's Stereo System

July 05, 2016

When adding a stereo system to your boat there are a few crucial components to consider. We recommend proper planning on the front end to ensure that all of your products will work…