When you upgrade the audio gear in your vehicle, you'll treat yourself to better sound quality. And when you install it yourself, you'll feel pride and satisfaction from a project well done. If you're reasonably handy and can follow directions, you can do it too, with our help.
Satellite radio gives you four things that earth-bound radio can't: mind-boggling program variety, nationwide reception, amazing personalities, and commercial-free music. We asked some of our biggest in-house satellite radio fans to list their favorite channels and the reasons they love SiriusXM.
The portability of an iPod® or iPhone® makes it a great source of music when you exercise. Just strap one on your arm (or clip it to your belt), connect the headphones,...
Crutchfield Writing Team
Check out our daily updates from the Crutchfield Video Team at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Crutchfield Writing Team
When thinking about resolutions for the new year, we looked for ways that electronics can make the time spent doing other things even more enjoyable.
When did home theater really start to take off? We dug through the Crutchfield archives to find out.
With subwoofers, size matters. If you want big bass in your system, and you've got plenty of room in your vehicle, it's a good idea to start with a large sub. But subcompact cars and...
When using an iPod in the car, USB is the way to go My old iPod® mini died a couple of weeks ago. No need to mourn, it had a good life. But when I purchased a new 8GB iPod nano...
Steve, Crutchfield A/V Editor, gives us a tour of the Crutchfield Labs. He talks about why we built the Labs and how they can help us find you the right gear.
We're passionate about car audio. Our Mobile Audio Listening Lab lets us get hands-on experience with all kinds of car audio gear, from speakers and subs to amplifiers and receivers.
Crutchfield has long been an advocate of standardizing specs for fair product comparisons.
What is Apple AirPlay?
Apple Airplay® is a feature of Apple’s iTunes® program (version 10 or later). It’s a way to wirelessly stream content from an Apple portable...
Loren Barstow, Matt Freeman
At Crutchfield, we're proud that so many of our employees stay with us for so long. Here are some of their stories.
The mobile audio/video section of the Crutchfield Labs lets our writers, researchers, and advisors get hands-on experience with the latest car audio products.
The holidays present interesting challenges for the photographer. Three of Crutchfield's most experienced photographers discuss their approaches and tips for great seasonal images.
A great TV and surround sound system can make a big difference in your videogame experience. Here's how to feel like you're part of the action.
The inCarBite is one of the most elegant in-car video solutions I've ever seen. It installs easily, and it's a sturdy, well-built accessory that holds your iPad secure so that your passengers can watch movies in comfort.
It's fun and gratifying to hear about people discovering just how satisfying doing it themselves can be. Recently, two customers shared their first time experiences with us.
While many home theater receivers have five powered channels for surround speakers, most are now made with seven. Receivers offer choices about what to do with the "extra" channels.
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, and she's more excited than ever to listen to her favorite tunes on the way home!