There is no car audio topic more confusing and inconsistent than speaker power ratings. The fact is, the methods developed to test speakers are quite simple and reliable. If the speaker passes the test, print the number. A long time ago, some unknown manufacturer felt it was … [Read more...] about But the Box Power Ratings Say This Subwoofer Will Handle 1,000 Watts!
Classic Car Audio
You have worked long and hard to get your pride and joy rebuilt. The paint is buttery smooth, the engine purrs like a kitten, and the interior smells of fresh carpet and leather. You stand back, enjoying her beauty. It’s time to go for a cruise. Roll down the windows, pull out on … [Read more...] about 7 things to Consider When Improving Your Classic Car Audio
In the “old days” if you wanted to buy something, you went to a store. Now, with the increasing popularity of online shopping, mobile electronics enthusiasts have a seemingly unlimited number of options where they buy the audio gear they want. In this article, we will discuss … [Read more...] about It’s Smart to Purchase Your Audio Gear From the Shop Installing It
The stereotypical image of a “Woody” station wagon with a surfboard on the roof is missing one critically important element to make it part of the perfect day on the beach: an audio system. In the 1960s, the aftermarket car audio scene was weak. Compared to now, there weren’t any … [Read more...] about Hot Rod, RestoMod, and Restoration Source Unit Options
Most people understand the importance of amplifier power specifications. In most cases, more power is a good thing, that is, until you reach the thermal or suspension limits of the speakers you are using. One specification that is also very important in a mobile electronics … [Read more...] about What Is Signal-To-Noise Ratio, And Why Does It Matter?