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Articles & Videos: Car Audio, Video & GPS

Harry from Pioneer Electronics came to visit us here at Crutchfield and showed us some of the great features available on their DEH-80PRS CD receiver.

Doug F's 2001 Ford Explorer
by Matt Freeman

Doug F, a retired chemist from Mesa, AZ, installed his very first stereo in his 2001 Ford Explorer.

All about subwoofers
by Buck Pomerantz

All the information and links you'll need to plan, install, tune, and enjoy a subwoofer system in your car or truck.

1821-up Flying Sleigh
by Jon Paulette

Our profile of the 1821-up Flying Sleigh discusses what you need to know about replacing the stereo and speakers, and adding an amplifier, subs, or other stereo gear.

Factory speakers tend to be made from materials that can't handle the extreme conditions found in a car. Aftermarket speakers are built to withstand these elements.

Gettin' the jams in a Ram
by Dave Delamere

Gary learns how to install a receiver and speakers in his Dodge Ram by using Crutchfield MasterSheet instructions and tech support.

Raise the soundstage
by John Pollard

Installing tweeters in your doors will give you better stereo imaging and raise the soundstage in your car. Here, we describe your options for mounting tweeters.

Video: Sound Ordnance Subwoofers
by Zak Billmeier, Jo Greene

Car audio systems need a subwoofer to fill out the bass in your music and give it a full-bodied sound. Watch this short Crutchfield video to learn about the subwoofer

BassLink
by Charlie Pastorfield

Bass takes space. That's the immutable law of nature that has frustrated mankind for years. The Infinity BassLink sets out to prove that you can have bass AND space.

Building a great car stereo doesn't have to be an "all or nothing" proposition. With a plan and a budget, you can build a great audio system one step at a time.

Pioneer's 2013 navigation receivers give you great sound, smartphone connectivity (including iPhone 5, with an adapter), and snappy, accurate navigation.

Undercover subwoofers
by Buck Pomerantz

Three of us here at Crutchfield installed subs that added punch and presence to our music without losing cargo space in our cars.

The top end of Alpine's 2013 CD receiver line gives you exciting features, like Bluetooth, App Direct mode, and the ability to tune your sound using your smartphone.