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Articles & Videos: Car Amplifiers

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.

One of our employees shares the excitement of having an amplifier in her car for the first time. We installed the Rockford Fosgate Punch P400-4 amplifier in her car,

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.

Different amps with the same wattage ratings can have wildly different prices because not all watts are created equal - some are better due to the amp's build quality.

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.

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.

A Rockford Fosgate system gave the family minivan a major audio overhaul while still keeping the manufacturer's dual DVD players intact for the kids.

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

Pioneer's versatile 2013 car amplifiers help you get needed power to your speakers. They're compact, powerful, and even 1-ohm stable so it's easy to match subs.

Check out this overview of a typical installation to see the steps involved when you install an amplifier in your vehicle.

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.