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Subwoofer wiring diagrams
by Buck Pomerantz

Our wiring diagrams will help you find the best way to connect your subs and amps so you'll get the best performance out of your gear.

The radio you have determines which SiriusXM satellite radio plan you can get. Find out what's available for your particular radio, plus check out a channel guide.

When it's time to upgrade your boat's audio system, it's important to look for marine-rated stereo equipment that can stand up to life on the water.

Video: car amplifier channels
by Zak Billmeier, Ken Nail

How many channels you'll need for your amp depends on how you intend to use it, and with how many speakers or subs.

When you're shopping for speakers, don't forget the tweeter. The shape and the material it's made from have a direct impact on how your music sounds.

Bill W. from Upland, CA, added a RetroSound Model One stereo to his 1964 Plymouth Belvedere, so now he can enjoy his favorite music from a thumb drive or MP3 player.

These bolt-in audio component kits from Rockford Fosgate will make your Polaris RZR rock. They let you upgrade your sound without cutting or modifying your ATV.

Looking for a way to add fun and functionality to your ATV? The Power Rail line of accessories is a great way to add lights, speakers, and more.

If you want your music to sound great, you can't ignore your car's speakers. Dollar for dollar, new speakers are one of the best ways to improve your car's sound.

We've learned a lot about marine audio installations over the years. This article contains tips for installing receivers, speakers, subs, amps, and more on your boat.

This Crutchfield video covers the basics of car speaker installation. You'll see that you can do it yourself, have fun, and save money when you upgrade your speakers.

Here we discuss the most popular fixes for an underpowered electrical system: the big 3 upgrade, a capacitor, a high output alternator, and a second battery.

Subwoofer Installation Guide
by Crutchfield Writing Team

This article describes the steps involved in installing a subwoofer in your vehicle.

Video: car amplifier power
by Zak Billmeier, Ken Nail

We describe the basics of deciding how much power an amplifier should have when you're trying to match it to your speakers or subwoofers.

The Harley-Davidson Electra Glide is made for riders who enjoy taking long trips on nice days in maximum comfort. A stereo will make the open road even more enjoyable.

Tuning your subs
by Buck Pomerantz

What does the gain control do anyway? This article describes how to adjust your amplifier so that your subwoofer sounds just the way you want it to.