Author Archives: Curtis

Need a budget amplifier setup? What to look out for!

  

Where Do I Start With An Amplifier? Buying an amp will improve even the most basic of systems. For those who don’t know the amplifier boosts low-power electronic audio signals such as the signal from radio receiver to a level that is high enough for driving door speakers or subwoofers. Normally stereos come with an amplifier built in. But this is only 50 watts peak… Read more »

New Universal Fit XTC17.2CF Speakers

  

In Phase XTC17.2CF Universal Fit Speakers Land at Car Audio Centre After months of development, COVID and Brexit delays, the In Phase XTC17.2CF speakers have landed with us. Offering premium quality without breaking the bank. These speakers can be installed in over 300 different models of vehicles. The high-strength bracket supplied is built to last from special thermoplastics. So you don’t… Read more »

DAB Radio, to be standard for new cars?

  

New cars that are sold from December 2020 must be fitted with a Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) compatible radio, according to new legislation. This means, the UK is compliant with European Electronic Communications Code Directive, which was originally introduced by the European Union. Only five percent of all new cars do not have DAB. As a result of this, DAB… Read more »

Installations COVID-19 Update

  

Installations COVID-19 Update! Just to let you keen Audioheads an update, our stores are booking installations. Please be aware, we will be following government advice and maintaining certain measures. Please get in touch with our stores for installation queries and more info!I Car Audio Centre Ilford- 0208 599 2368 ilford@caraudiocentre.co.uk 743-745 Eastern Ave, Newbury Park, IG2 7RS Car Audio Centre Tooting- 0208 971 9181… Read more »

WiFi Stereos…Useful? Or a Battery Draining, Data Eating Gimmick?

  

WiFi Stereos…Useful? Or a Battery Draining, Data Eating Gimmick? In the last year, Pioneer and Kenwood have locked horns over the battleground for Wireless connectivity, whether it be Apple Car Play or Android Auto. Both brands offering a Navigation option with WiFi. These examples have proven very popular, but is the WiFi feature really worth it? Using your phone as a… Read more »

BMW Audio Upgrade Recommendations

  

  BMW Audio Upgrade Intro If you’re a lover of music, you will want to FEEL your music, not just hear it. The BMW later models have similar sound systems. Normally, there is a pair of 6″ woofers under the front seats and 4″ mids in the doors. Sometimes, there is 4″ mids in the rear. (this depends on the… Read more »

Toyota GT86- A beautiful Car and a Host of Available Audio Upgrades!

  

We can all agree, the Toyota GT86 is a beautiful car and a real specimen for modern JDM lovers around the world. Boasting a front-engine and rear-wheel-drive layout, drifters and general speedsters are not left feeling unfulfilled. The design was hugely inspired by the AE86 and was manufactured at Suburu’s Gunma plant (who are part owned by Toyota). This machine is capable of launching… Read more »