Author Archives: Curtis Stewardson

VW Golf MK 7.5 Focal Upgrade

  

VW Golf MK 7.5 Focal Upgrade A customer of ours was very disappointed by the basic sound quality in their Golf 7.5. They decided to opt for a more advance and better sounding system. As well with the Golf 7.5, for their year you would expect a decent sound proofing system to be in place from factory. In this instance,… Read more »

Hi Res Audio Bundle Deal

  

Pioneer Hi Res Audio Bundle Deal At Car Audio Centre we know our customers love a good deal. So we have put together a bundle for you audiophiles! The bundle features the Pioneer TS-Z range speakers and the GM-DX874 amplifier. (with a wiring kit of course). This bundle is made for that high fidelity audiophiles seek, made with advanced material… Read more »

Fibre Optic Mercedes SL500 Stereo Upgrade

  

Fibre Optic Mercedes SL500 Stereo Upgrade, an amazing install for a low price! A great customer of ours gave us the privilege of upgrading their outdated system in their Mercedes SL500. The customer requested something basic with Apple Car Play and DAB radio, they were given the most popular options, the  JVC KW-M745DBT or the Pioneer SPH-DA130DAB, they preferred the look of… Read more »

Review – InPhase SPX-17C Component Speakers

  

The InPhase SPX-17C InPhase has been quiet over the last few years when it comes to developing their own products, so today we have a throwback Thursday… The InPhase SPX-17C Component Speakers aren’t like any other speaker component kit to come from InPhase. Usually, they pride themselves on providing high-quality audio at low prices. This speaker is slightly different. It… Read more »

Does Your Car Radio Lose Its Memory?

  

Stereo Memory Thousands of calls a year come into our technical lines here at Car Audio Centre, everything from “my radio doesn’t turn on” to “what are the voltage of the preouts on the latest Pioneer radio.” You name it, we have heard it, yet the most common one is “I have fitted my car radio and everything is fine until I… Read more »

What Are WiFi Stereos?

  

WiFi Stereos WiFi in stereos is becoming such a sought after feature for car stereos. But many people ask, what are WiFi stereos? What does this mean? If you have seen our multimedia range, you will know that a lot of the units have Apple Car Play and Android Auto. If you don’t know about our multimedia units with Car… Read more »

VW T-5 Headunit Upgrade Guide

  

Where to start?!  VW T-5 Headunit Upgrade Guide I think this article has been a long time coming. This is aimed at current and prospective VW Transporter owners. We have experienced a massive surge in the last few years of prospective and current Transporter owners looking to upgrade their headunit and have done eventually. The standard offering by VW is rather… Read more »

Sound deadening- Is it worth it? YES, YES, IT IS!

  

Sound Deadening, one of the most forgotten about components when installing new speakers or building a big set up. Sound deadening from my experience is not even considered by non-car audio folk. I have noticed when speaking to people about upgrading their audio, they seem so sound surprised at the prospect of sound deadening being needed in the vehicle. It… Read more »