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Marine stereo buying guide
by Tim Sprinkle

From sunlight to rain to extreme temperatures, your boat's marine audio system has to endure a lot of abuse. This article will help you choose the right marine stereo.

Installing tower speakers on a boat takes some effort, but the results are worth it. Our guide will show you how to do add these speakers and more fun to your boat!

Helpful tips and step-by-step instructions for designing and building your own custom subwoofer box.

CD receivers buying guide
by Robert Ferency-Viars

With so many CD receivers to choose from, how do you pick the right one? This article will help you narrow your choices and find the right stereo for your car or truck.

This step-by-step guide will help you make sure that your amps and subs are evenly matched and work well together. We explain how to select one to go with the other.

Car speakers FAQ
by Crutchfield Writing Team

What kind of a difference do new car speakers really make? How difficult will my new speakers be to install? Those, and other common questions, are answered in our FAQ.

Video: car amplifier features
by Zak Billmeier, Ken Nail

This video describes some of the common features you should look for when you're shopping for an amp, like a high-pass filter or a bass boost.

What are dual voice coil subwoofers?
by Crutchfield Writing Team

Dual voice coil subwoofers are a popular choice among car audio enthusiasts who want more flexibility in wiring their sound systems.

Subwoofers FAQ
by Crutchfield Writing Team

Which subwoofer will sound the loudest? Or the deepest? Which hits harder: one 12" sub or two 10" subs? How much power do I need? These answers and more in our FAQ.

HD Radio® FAQ
by Ralph Graves

Get the answers to frequently asked questions about HD Radio technology.

Marine audio glossary
by Danae Marshall

When you're shopping for marine audio and electronic equipment for your boat, you run into a lot of jargon along the way. Our Marine Audio Glossary can help.