Articles & Videos: Sound Deadening

Adding Dynamat sound damping to your car quiets noise and vibration, giving you a quieter ride. This short video presents an overview of what Dynamat is and how it makes your music sound better.

How to choose vibration damping
by Crutchfield Writing Team

These days, many vehicles are very tight and wind- and road-noise is minimal, giving you a quiet ride and nice listening environment. However, many cars don't have that dreamboat feel to them - but that doesn't mean you can't make any car quieter!

Cutting down resonance and road noise
by Crutchfield Writing Team

A sound damping product like Dynamat can drastically improve your sound system's performance. We put it to the test by installing a door kit in a noisy 2002 Nissan Xterra.

So all the gear I needed is installed; the car has been treated liberally with Dynamat ; and we've recently taken delivery of the finished Sokoband CDs. ( Go back to the first couple of...

In Part 4 of our series on improving the sound in a Ford F-150, we install Dynamat in the interior. Dynamat minimizes vibrations, blocks road noise, and ensures that you get to hear every last detail of the system you've built.

In our final installment in the Car Stereo Proving Ground series, we examine the effects of Dynamat on sound quality. We had better-than-expected results, achieving an incredible 9dB drop in road noise in most situations, and better results over noisy terrain. The Dynamat greatly reduces noise, which in turns makes our music sound more detailed and present.

Stephen D's 2003 Jaguar X-Type
by Dominic Devito

Stephen D. from Farmington, NM, added a pair of hard-hitting 12" JL Audio w3v3 subwoofers and an Alpine DVD receiver to his 2003 Jaguar X-Type sedan to get more sonic miles per gallon.

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