Category Archives: Car Audio Centre

What is the difference between component and coaxial speakers?

  

Car manufactures make different speaker models which aim to satisfy the individual preferences of every user. When looking for aftermarket speakers, you will typically get asked whether you are after component or coaxial speakers however, do you know the difference between them? Coaxial Speakers You have more than likely experienced the feel from coaxial speakers as most factory car audio… Read more »

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 »

What is ISO?

  

What exactly is ISO you may ask? ISO is an acronym for “International Organization for Standardization”. The distinctions between “ISO” are usually by their designated numbers. Created in 1995, ISO 10487 is a standard connector that allows you to connect an aftermarket headunit into your car with ease. It consists of two side-by-side eight pin connectors, these connectors fit into… 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 »

Differences between our head Units

  

With so many head units to choose from, it can be difficult to decide which one to buy. Read our guide to understand the key differences between our head units. Differences Between Our Head Units Over the past few months, the SPH-DA230DAB, SPH-DA250DAB, SPH-DA130DAB and the DMX5020DAB have become very popular products among our customers. However, we frequently get asked… Read more »

Top 5 Features of The DMX5020DABS

  

As the majority of people in the United Kingdom are currently in lockdown and are only allowed to leave their houses for essential reasons, why not consider using your spare time wisely by treating yourself (and your car) to a brand new head unit! With the modernisation of in-car connectivity currently on the rise there are many reasons as to why… 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 »