Yesterday's late lunch took an unexpected turn, and along with giving me a rock-solid excuse for hanging around in my car listening to music, it was also the perfect demonstration of why...
Pioneer's DEH-X8600BS lets you tune into the wide variety of SiriusXM satellite radio with the addition of an optional tuner. But it does a lot more too. There are iPod®/iPhone® controls, Android™ music file playback via USB, plus built-in Bluetooth® for hands-free calling and audio streaming with compatible devices. Check it our in action in this demo video.
Pioneer's DEH-X7600S CD receiver offers almost everything you could want in a car stereo - powerful sound, multi-color display, iPod®/iPhone® controls, Pandora® control with your iPhone®, and Android™ music file playback. Add an optional satellite radio tuner and you've got a great system. Check it out in this display and controls demo video.
The CDE-SXM145BT CD receiver gives you the great sound you expect from Alpine, plus SiriusXM satellite radio's amazing variety of music, sports, news, and entertainment (subscription required).
SiriusXM's compact SXV200V1 tuner lets you receive satellite radio programming in your car. You can pause, rewind, and replay up to an hour of live broadcasts, plus see alerts when your favorite song, artist, or team is playing on another channel.
I put in a plug-and-play satellite radio recently, connecting it to my Dual XHD-6425 head unit through its aux input. With channel guide in hand, I began flipping stations in earnest, ready to...
Pioneer's AVH-X3700BHS DVD receiver adds the convenience and safety of Bluetooth® to your car - plus the advantages of a touchscreen receiver. And you'll also enjoy the great sound and features of an HD Radio tuner. Take a look at that and more in this demo video.
Pioneer designed the DEH-X9500BHS CD receiver with all the convenient features you want in a modern car stereo: Bluetooth® for hands-free calling and audio streaming, an HD Radio™ tuner for improved AM/FM, Pandora® Internet radio control, and dual USB inputs. You'll also find sophisticated sound controls and a variable-color display, along with the crowd-pleasing MIXTRAX feature, in this impressive car stereo. Take a look at it in action in this demo video.
With iDatalink's Maestro radio replacement package, you can install a powerful Kenwood navigation receiver and keep your familiar SYNC features intact.
Whether you're fishing, waterskiing, or just cruising around, boating is even more enjoyable when you have a quality marine audio system. Here's how we outfitted two different boats belonging to Crutchfield employees.
Bluetooth compatibility has become a top priority for shoppers when deciding on a new car receiver. We tested six receivers in the Crutchfield Labs to find out which ones made the most of this convenient technology.
JVC's KD-AR959BS CD receiver lets you customize the illumination color in three different areas of the faceplate for any combinations you can think of. Combine that with super-clean CD playback, a USB input for charging devices and playing your music files, and Bluetooth for hands-free calling and audio streaming, and you've got a complete entertainment console for your car. Check out some of the features in this demo video.
I’m insane about college football ... and based on the thousands of screaming fans packing stadiums around the country each weekend, I’m not alone. For us, going to the game is a...
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.
Brandon Z. from Maryville, TN, bumped up the audio in his 2005 Nissan Altima with a Pioneer DVD receiver, Kicker amp, and some new speakers and subs.
One person's experience with factory AM/FM antenna replecement.
How to get the best sound quality from your portable music player when connecting it to your car stereo.
Dolly, Mac and Tara discuss the features available in home theater receivers, and the best way to choose one that's right for you.
Robert Ferency-Viars, Ken Nail
You don't need to feel like you're stuck with the few features that happen to be built into your factory stereo. In this short video, Crutchfield experts explain how easy it can be to add the options you want, like iPod control or hands-free calling, to your factory stereo.
Crutchfield Writing Team
New to automotive audio? Here's a glossary of terms you'll need to know when you're shopping for an aftermarket CD player, nav receiver, or digital media receiver for your car or truck.