Category Archives: Cars

New Pioneer Navigation Headunits!

  

More Units?! Luckily, Pioneer haven’t release these units to go with the current line up. The AVIC-Z730DAB, AVIC-Z830DAB and AVIC-Z930DAB units on the way are replacing the outgoing AVIC-Z720DAB, AVIC-Z820DAB and AVIC-Z920DAB. The new units aren’t much different from the current range, only that the internal components will feature newer technology so you can expect a more responsive unit. The… Read more »

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 »

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 A great customer of ours gave us the privilege of upgrading their outdated system in their Mercedes SL500.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 »

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 »

Changes to the driving test – how to navigate things cheaply and easily

  

You might not have heard about it, but the practical element to a driving test is just about to change dramatically and sat-navs are a big part of it. According to carkeys.co.uk, there are four new additions coming to the practical driving test, which acknowledge new technology and more realistic driving scenarios and manoeuvres, with particular attention being paid to driving… Read more »

Dash Cam Road Safety Benefits

  
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Dash Cam In Car Cameras Car camera recorders and accident cameras can have many benefits, to monitor driving, to record accidents and to prevent fraud and corruption. With car accidents on a rise, a dash camera would be the perfect bit of equipment to have handy in the car – especially if you are accident-prone! Having a recording of a… Read more »

“It’s a Volvo”

  

Those words probably didn’t send a jolt a fear through you, but to any car audio professional it’s a nightmare inducing phrase. Not because it’s a bad car, by all accounts, most Volvo’s are pretty nice. Even the speakers are pretty good – so why do car audio fitters and specialists everywhere pull a face like they’ve just smelled something… Read more »