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Sony App Remote
by John Pollard

For years, the industry has focused on controlling smartphones with stereos. Now Sony has taken the next logical step forward with their new CD receivers equipped

Pioneer's unique MIXTRAX technology emulates techniques used by DJs to provide you with uninterrupted entertainment as you drive. MIXTRAX links together songs from you

If you're installing a car stereo, you need the Bojo Trim Panel Tools set. It includes everything you need to remove doors, carpeting, panels, and trim.

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.

Brittany purchased this 2010 Dodge Charger just a few months ago. She loved the car immediately, but she quickly grew tired of the underpowered factory stereo. With

Crutchfield Advisor Kramer equipped his 2009 Honda Element with a budget-friendly sound system.

Elliot C's 1990 Mazda Miata
by Dominic Devito

Elliot C's sweet, low-mileage 1990 Mazda Miata needed new speakers, so he upgraded the whole system, including a new receiver and a powered subwoofer.

Car audio for the first-time buyer
by Charlie Pastorfield

Buying car audio gear for the first time? Here are some tips to help you find the right stereo equipment for your car or truck.

Rich H's 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe
by Dominic Devito

Rich H's 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe was in need of a sonic upgrade after he determined its factory Monsoon system wasn't up to par. He added a new JVC double-din receiver

Waldo M's 1997 BMW Z3 Roadster
by Dominic Devito

Waldo M. from Centreville, GA, wanted to outfit his 1997 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8 with a stereo to replace his tired one. He added the JVC KD-R730BT CD receiver

Alpine puts pro-level audio tuning in the palm of your hand with TuneIt, a smartphone app designed exclusively for select Alpine receivers.

The top end of Alpine's 2013 CD receiver line gives you exciting features, like Bluetooth, App Direct mode, and the ability to tune your sound using your smartphone.