Category Archives: Car Stereo

Christmas Gift Ideas for Car Lovers

  

  When it comes to getting a gift for someone this Christmas, whether a friend or loved one, you may not have thought of something for their car. However, since we spend so much of our time driving, it’s a perfect thing to consider. Here we list our top 5 Christmas gifts for car lovers to make sure you give… Read more »

The Car Stereo History: How has it evolved?

  

Where are we today in the world of car stereos, how much has our car stereos evolved from the old days to the modern era? The changes to the systems have changed considerably, and we will take you on a small journey through the life and evolution of the car stereo system. Back in the days many people who owned… Read more »

The New Car Stereo: Your Mobile Phone

  

Car stereo has evolved; technology is becoming harder to keep up with and the automobile industry is also rapidly changing – speeding side by side with new technology. The latest car stereo news brings our attention to the XPS-N1BT, a smartphone Cradle Receiver launched by Sony India in New Delhi.   The idea is quite inventive indeed, and perfectly fitted… Read more »

Great Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

  

Father’s Day is coming up, which poses the difficult question: what do you buy your dad? While Mother’s Day comes with obvious gift ideas such as jewellery or bath products, finding a gift for your father is slightly more difficult. But fear not, at Car Audio Centre we have tonnes of great gadgets your dad will love. Here is our… Read more »

How Bluetooth can change bad driving habits

  

Busy times can sometimes lead to breaking rules, such as talking whilst on the phone. As we all know it is prohibited to use a mobile during driving a car, van or any other vehicle as this can ultimately lead to an accident. The police have become stricter on this rule recently and legal action can be taken against those… Read more »

The wonders of a radio cassette CD player

  

Cassette player? You must be thinking we’ve gone bonkers here at Car Audio Centre. But, you’re either here because you are also one of the many people that still like to have the option to play your old cassettes or you’re here because – you’re curious. Either way, we’re taking it back old school! Jump on board and I’ll share… Read more »

How to upgrade your vehicle in four easy steps

  

Not so long ago, what you saw was pretty much what you got when you purchased a new car. Unless you were a self-confessed petrol head, custom-car enthusiast or boy racer, you could pretty much guarantee that the car you bought home from the showroom or forecourt would effectively stay the same for the entire period of time you owned… Read more »

5 ways to help your car radio stay tuned

  

We’ve all been there, singing along to a great tune on our favourite radio station when suddenly the tuning goes skew-whiff and inexplicably gives you a blast of intermittent static (or worse, BBC Radio Three). If this happens to you on a pretty regular basis, then it is more than likely you have a problem with your radio’s ability to… Read more »

5 reasons your car needs marine speakers

  

If you’re fortunate enough to own a convertible car then you will no doubt be beside yourself with excitement now that summer is on the horizon. Indeed, there is nothing quite like having the wind blow through your hair as you cruise along a scenic A-road listening to some rocking tunes scream out of your car stereo. Unfortunately, it is… Read more »

The Idiot’s Guide to In-Car Speakers and Amps

  

Installing in-car speakers and amps can sound intimidating and although it may seem complicated, it isn’t! With a basic understanding of what you need to do you can install your equipment yourself. In order to complete the project, you will need a wrench, power cable, fuse, speaker cables and RCA cable. Now, here’s what to do … Step 1: Disconnect… Read more »