Category Archives: Speakers

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 »

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 »

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 »

In-Car Entertainment Myths That We All Believe

  

Some may think car entertainment systems are simple: install, turn it on, and enjoy the music. This is so far from the truth. Where there is entertainment, electrical currents or a need for a crisp sound, there are also myths and complications. Here’s a few of the common myths we all believe about in-car entertainment but which need to be… Read more »

A novice’s guide to in-car amplifiers

  

Chances are that you have an in-car stereo that you are perfectly happy with. It sounds ok and allows you to play your favourite CDs or MP3 Files. The reception on Radio 2 could perhaps be better in remote locations but, all in all, you have no complaints. The truth however is that your car stereo probably doesn’t sound as… Read more »

Tips to protect your hearing while driving

  

Cars have given us some of the most recognisable sounds known to people. The rich, fat burble of an idling exhaust on a supercar. The vroom everyone made as a child discovering the Doppler Effect. Or, if you’re unlucky, the coughing fit and possible explosion that tells you it might be time to visit a garage. All these, and many… Read more »

Top 5 musical gadgets for your car

  

Trying to get the best from your music while you’re in your car can seem to be a bit of a daunting task. Speaker combinations, integrated entertainment set-ups and radio options are myriad and overwhelming the more you try to understand. Fear not good reader because we can help you! The gadgets below are those that best compliment your in-car… Read more »

What in-car gadget to get for Mother’s Day

  

Do you remember car trips with your parents? Your endless demands for being entertained by the same three songs over and over again until you fell asleep? Waking up and demanding juice, a biscuit and crisps, several games of I-spy, more singing and the possibility of pulling over to go to the loo on the busiest stretch of motorway going?… Read more »