Mono Amplifiers: Articles & Videos

Duke's 2008 Toyota Yaris

Duke's 2008 Toyota Yaris

by Lynn Thorne

Crutchfield advisor, Duke, drives a 2008 Toyota Yaris. While its size and gas efficiency make it great for road trips and long drives, its factory system was lacking. When one of his back speakers blew, he knew it was the perfect time to address his sound system.

 
How To Diagnose and Suppress Noise

How To Diagnose and Suppress Noise

by Buck Pomerantz

An interactive flowchart to help you diagnose and cure the most common noise problems found in car stereo systems.

 
Make Your Music Sound Fantastic with an Amp

Make Your Music Sound Fantastic with an Amp

by Buck Pomerantz

An amplifier is your key to enjoying the best musical experience you'll ever have in your car. Installing one is a cool project - getting to know your car inside and out is often fun and satisfying. This article presents five important tips to help achieve a successful and problem-free installation.

 
Daniel M's 2002 Mercury Cougar

Daniel M's 2002 Mercury Cougar

by Dominic Devito

Daniel M. from Delmont, PA, added a new Kenwood stereo and Infinity speakers to his sleek 2002 Mercury Cougar. After he discovered his speakers were underpowered, he went whole hog and added a 4-channel Kicker amplifier, plus a pair of Rockford Fosgate subs, each with their own Kicker amp.

 
James G's 2012 Ford Mustang

James G's 2012 Ford Mustang

by Dominic Devito

James G. from Bentonville, AR, revved up the sound on his 2012 Ford Mustang with a new Pioneer DVD receiver in the dash. A JL Audio system with two 10" subs, some Evolution speakers, and an amplifier rounded out his installation.

 
Review: Rockford Fosgate C.L.E.A.N. Amplifier Gain-setting System

Review: Rockford Fosgate C.L.E.A.N. Amplifier Gain-setting System

by Buck Pomerantz

Rockford Fosgate's C.L.E.A.N. gain-setting system on their Punch amps makes setup as easy as playing an audio track and adjusting a couple volume knobs.

 
Video: How to Install a Car Amplifier

Video: How to Install a Car Amplifier

by Zak Billmeier

Adding an amplifier to your car audio system doesn't just make it louder - it makes every instrument sound clearer, it makes subs hit harder, and helps raise your soundstage to head level. Check out this overview of a typical installation to see the steps involved when you install an amplifier in your vehicle.

 
Mike S's 1965 Shelby Cobra Replica

Mike S's 1965 Shelby Cobra Replica

by Dominic Devito

Mike S. from Cape Coral, FL, wanted to add premium sound to his Backdraft Racing Roadster, which replicates the iconic looks of the 1965 Shelby Cobra. He tricked out his car with a 12" Polk Audio DXi subwoofer, some Polk Audio component speakers, and a pair of Polk Audio amplifiers.

 
Ben H's 2003 Toyota Camry LE

Ben H's 2003 Toyota Camry LE

by Dominic Devito

Ben H. from Palm Harbor, FL, wanted to get the most out of his 2003 Camry LE, so he pumped up his sound system with two pairs of Sony speakers, a slamming enclosed subwoofer from Boston Acoustics, and a powerful Kicker amplifier. He also tricked out the car's interior lighting.

 
Jad  F's 2004 Ford Mustang

Jad F's 2004 Ford Mustang

by Joshua Crane

Jad's Mustang explodes with sound from a great combination of Crutchfield products, hard work, and an imaginative install design.