Category Archives: Speakers

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 »

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 »