Getting the right speakers to fit your car doesn't have to be confusing, thanks to Crutchfield's extensive research and database.
The BOOM Urchin Bluetooth portable speaker is water- and shock-resistant "ready for anything." And it delivers some full-bodied sound, too.
Want to share music from your iPad, iPhone, or iPod? Here are tips on how to choose the best powered speaker system for your needs.
Focal's IFVW Golf 6 system provides you with a huge improvement in sound quality by letting you replace the VW's front door tweeters and woofers with a set of custom speakers that fit right into the factory locations and plug into the existing wiring.
We dissect the Polk Audio LSi M 705 floor-standing speaker to find out what makes it sound good.
Our video team traveled to Polk Audio to check out the extreme tests that their car speakers and marine speakers undergo.
Paying attention to where your speakers are placed and how they're positioned can dramatically improve the sound of all your music.
Get tips on planning your outdoor speaker system, including where to place your speakers and the other items you'll need to complete your setup.
Tara W., Video Guest
Learn about the basics of good speaker placement, so you can set up your speakers to deliver the best sound for your room.
Many customers note that sometimes Crutchfield's classification of a car speaker's size is different from what the speaker manufacturer states. This is especially true in the case of 6-1/2"...
This video covers show you the basics of in-wall and ceiling speaker installation and answers some of the most commonly asked questions.
Todd Cabell, Danae Marshall
A 5-minute video that shows the basics of installing a component speaker system in a car.
Crutchfield's Dave Bar reviews the Focal Chorus 706 bookshelf speakers.
Review of the Bose® Companion® 2 Series III multimedia speakers.
Ken Nail, J.R. Stoffel
Learn about some of the features that make Alpine Type-S car speakers an excellent choice if you're looking for great sound at an affordable price.
Factory speakers usually sound fine when they're new, but they deteriorate over time. We compared speakers of different ages to see how badly they fared.
Factory speakers are the bane of every music lover's existence. They're just not built to withstand the conditions inside your car over time. Fortunately, we carry all kinds of aftermarket speakers that are built to survive - and thrive - in these harsh conditions.
Recently, we gathered members of the Crutchfield car A/V writing team into our Crutchfield Labs car listening room for some critical listening of four of our most popular car speaker families. We wanted to hear the differences ourselves so we could describe to you how they sound.
Crutchfield's illustrated guide to installing full-range car speakers looks at the basic tools and techniques you'll need to replace your car's factory speakers.
When people ask us for car speaker advice, we often recommend component speakers, because they offer better imaging. But coaxial speakers have their merits, too, including a simpler installation. How would a set of components compare to a better-built set of coaxials? We hit the Crutchfield Labs to find out.