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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.

New marine speakers in your boat will give you an immediate upgrade in sound quality, but you'll also need a marine amplifier to get the best sound over open water.

A home stereo system built around an integrated amplifier is perfect for a serious music lover. Learn what to look for as you shop.

Intro to live sound equipment
by Robert Ferency-Viars

Whether you only need a single mic and a speaker or a full kit for your band, it pays to know how a PA system works. This article explains each piece of the system.

Car amplifier buying guide
by Buck Pomerantz

How much power and how many channels are right for you? This guide will help you choose the right amplifier for your car's sound system.

Read tips on how to buy the right headphones and distribution systems for your home recording studio.

Life with a factory stereo
by Charlie Pastorfield

Many new vehicles make it difficult to install a new stereo. This article covers some of your options for improving the sound without changing the stereo.

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.

Confused about wiring your subs and picking the right amplifier? Crutchfield will get you on the fast track to big bass with this simple guide.

You can connect speakers to an amp by wiring the amp's output wires to the harness behind the stereo, where all the speaker connections are accessible in one place.

The CTS proved that Cadillac was serious about reclaiming its "Standard of the World" title. Comfortable and fun to drive, it's a great home for a new audio system.

Denon HEOS Amp and Link
by Video Team

The Denon HEOS Amp and HEOS Link let you integrate your existing home audio system with a wireless Denon HEOS multi-room audio system.

This Beetle is longer, lower and wider than any before, but it's still a very cool small car. If you want a bigger, bolder, better stereo, you're in the right place.

If you're a real audiophile, Sony's Hi-Res Audio system can bring listening-room sound quality to your daily drive.

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.

2007-2011 Honda CR-V
by Jon Paulette

The third-generation CR-V is an excellent choice for all sorts of drivers, but if you care about sound, you'll definitely want to install an aftermarket stereo.

2006-2011 Honda Civic
by Rick Carlton

The Civic has evolved from its humble sub-compact beginnings to become a leading luxury compact. Here's what to expect when you replace your car's factory stereo.

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.

Amplifier installation guide
by Crutchfield Writing Team

Here's a step-by-step car amplifier installation guide, including troubleshooting when things don't work perfectly.

The Sony MEX-XB100BT CD receiver includes a small hideaway amp that delivers 40 watts RMS per channel, which is double the power output of similar receivers.

Kicker's CompR and CompRT subwoofers, plus their KX amplifiers, give you the sound and performance you expect from Kicker when you're building a car audio system.

Amps make music fun
by Buck Pomerantz

When you add an amp to your system, the sound becomes higher, wider, and more realistic — like the band's in the car and you're in the front row.

Car amplifiers glossary
by Crutchfield Writing Team

Car amplifier audio terms - like watts, volts, and efficiency - are explained.

Crossovers FAQ
by Crutchfield Writing Team

What is a crossover and do I need one? What's the difference between passive and active? How hard is it to install a crossover? These answers and more in our FAQ.

Car amplifiers FAQ
by Buck Pomerantz

Our Amplifier FAQ answers many common questions like: How can I add an amp to my system? Where should I mount it? What wiring do I need? What size fuse and power wire?

Capacitors FAQ
by Buck Pomerantz

What is a capacitor? Can it help my stereo system sound better? How do you hook it up? Get the answers to these and other questions here in our Capacitors FAQ.

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.

Upgrade your car's sound
by Buck Pomerantz

Factory stereo systems leave a lot to be desired. The four upgrade systems we discuss in this article improve the factory sound of different vehicles in different ways.

Amplifier wire gauge chart
by Buck Pomerantz

Need to know know which size of wire you should use when installing an amplifier? Use our handy cable gauge chart to find out.

2007-2014 Cadillac Escalade
by Jon Paulette

Even in a parking lot full of SUVs (i.e., most parking lots), an Escalade stands out. If you want a stereo that's just as distinctive, you've come to the right place.

Andrew W's 2007 Toyota Tacoma
by Dominic Devito

Andrew W. from Charlotte, NC, loaded up his 2007 Toyota Tacoma with a Kenwood navigation receiver, some Alpine speakers, and a pair of Rockford Fosgate subs.

Eric C's 2008 Saturn Vue
by Dominic Devito

Eric C. of Streamwood, IL, boasts a well-hidden system in his 2008 Saturn Vue XE, with a Pioneer DVD receiver, Infinity speakers, MTX subs, and a pair of Pioneer amps.

2006-2010 Hummer H3
by Jon Paulette

The Hummer H3 isn't for everyone, but if it's the truck for you, you're really going to enjoy it. With an upgraded stereo system, you'll enjoy it even more.

Eric G., a true DIY car audio enthusiast, tested several ways to improve the sound of his 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix GXP before settling on JL Audio and Pioneer components

Video: Focal FPS amplifiers
by Zak Billmeier

For the best amplified sound in their cars, audiophiles turn to Focal. This brief video introduces the Focal FPS series of amplifiers.

Kenwood Excelon line of amplifiers - three models featuring a small footprint, clean design, and covered by a reassuring 2-year warranty.

The Alpine PDX-V9 is the 5-channel version of their popular PDX amps. It's small, stackable with other PDX amps, and gives you serious power, with a tiny footprint.

Alpine's V-Power car amplifiers are smaller than ever, and they employ smart digital technology that makes them incredibly versatile.

Sony's efficient GS car amplifiers give you clean, effective power to make your car audio system sing. There are two GS models: a 4-channel, and a mono subwoofer amp.

Adding an amplifier to your car is a fun project. This article presents five important tips to help achieve a successful and problem-free installation.

We're passionate about car audio. Our Mobile Audio Listening Lab lets us get hands-on experience with all kinds of car audio gear, from speakers and subs to

Ben H's 2003 Toyota Camry LE
by Dominic Devito

Ben H. added two pairs of Sony speakers, a Kicker amplifier, and an enclosed subwoofer from Boston Acoustics to his 2003 Toyota Camry LE, plus new interior lighting.

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