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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.

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.

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.

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?

Car amplifiers glossary
by Crutchfield Writing Team

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

Subwoofer wiring diagrams
by Buck Pomerantz

Our wiring diagrams will help you find the best way to connect your subs and amps so you'll get the best performance out of your gear.

Matching subs & amps
by Ken Nail

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.

If you ask us, a car stereo system should include much more than a stereo and a pair of speakers. Adding components like satellite radios, subwoofers, amplifiers,

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.

Daniel M's 2002 Mercury Cougar
by Dominic Devito

Daniel M. added a new Kenwood stereo and Infinity speakers to his sleek 2002 Mercury Cougar, then added three Kicker amps and a pair of Rockford Fosgate subs.

Top-quality power wire is key to getting the best performance out of your amplifier. Kicker power wire transfers power efficiently to your amp for best performance.