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New range of Power Caps in this week:

  

Power capacitors or stiffening capacitors are used to assist a car that has a problem with dimming lights (voltage sag) or to help tighten up the bass. These capacitors store a large amount of power and then release it very quickly when the demand is the greatest from the amplifier. These capacitors release the current much faster than a battery… Read more »

VW T25 Camper Van Gets some upgrades:

  

Richard popped in looking for some upgrades to the audio in his T25 VW Camper Van, he was after good SQ on a fairly modest budget so I put together this little system for him: Pioneer’s DEH-4200SD 50w x4, CD/MP3/WMA/AAC playback from the CD deck, USB/ipod input and SD card input and 3 pairs of 4volt preouts for the later… Read more »

Alpine INE-S900R Firmware Update ‘Service Pack 1’ is now available

  

 Alpine have released a firmware update for the INE-S900R that enables video playback in the side window, improved management of USB audio files, directional safety camera database compatibility and an improved GUI for postcode input on the navigation. To take advantage of this for your vehicle simply use the following link and download… the Service Pack. http://www.alpine-electronics.co.uk/support/navigation-update/ine-s900r-service-pack-1.htm  

Honda Civic Type R custom built facia for New Pioneer AVH-3200BT Car Audio Centre Leicester

  

On Christmas Eve we had a lad who wanted a double din radio/dvd player fitting to his 2004 Honda Civic, to do this you need a special double din fitting kit, which is pretty hard to come by especially on christmas eve!! so how do we tackle a problem like this at the Car Audio Centre Leicester????…..yep thats right we… Read more »

HID Kits

  

Now that the dark nights are well and truly here why not treat your self to a set of fantastic HID Headlights, High Intensity Discharge offers a much brighter white to blue light that allows you to see further up the road, making night time driving a pleasure. At car audio centre Leicester we are offering a super Christmas deal… Read more »

Mondeo + 2 x AW1500V + IPA2001D= Ringing Ears!

  

Darren came down to the Birmingham store after a subwoofer solution for his Mondeo hatch back and he wanted something BIG! A quick chat about equipment and it was apparent Darren wanted to really move some air, but was on a tightish budget. Fortunately we’d got the AW1500V’s on offer, £100.00 each for 800wrms 15″ with 4ohmDVC, so £200.00 for… Read more »

Suzuki Swift + SXT 6.1C + XTB10A

  

Mohammed had already been down to the Birmingham store and upgraded his factory stereo to the JVC KW-NT1 Navigation System and despite the obvious improvement in sound still wanted more from his front speakers and needed a serious bass injection. The doors on the Swift are pretty shallow, just over 2.5″ of mounting depth before you hit the glass, so we… Read more »

KW-AVX830 into Golf MKIV

  

Lee called me up yesterday about getting a double din AV centre for his car. He was interested in the KW-AVX830 and wanted to know if we had one on demo. We had one in stock so I told him to come up and I’d set it up for him. 10.00am today and Lee arrived after driving up from London!… Read more »

Clarion VZ409 in a Mercedes A Class @ Leicester Car Audio Centre

  

Here we have a clarion motorised dvd player fitted by car audio centre leicester to a mercedes A Class, as you can see it looks fantastic, this radio has DVD/DIVX playback, full 7 inch touch screen, front mount usb and an Aux input. this Radio could be fully fitted to your own car for as little as £330!! call Stuart… Read more »