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Gettin' the jams in a Ram
by Dave Delamere

Gary learns how to install a receiver and speakers in his Dodge Ram by using Crutchfield MasterSheet instructions and tech support.

Video: Sound Ordnance Bass Bunkers
by Zak Billmeier, Jo Greene

Sound Ordnance subwoofer enclosures, called Bass Bunkers, are available to house most standard-sized woofers.

Car Stereo FAQ
by Crutchfield Writing Team

Crutchfield's car audio experts answer some of the most frequently asked questions about buying and installing car stereo equipment.

Car stereo installation guide
by Robert Ferency-Viars

This installation guide shows you how to remove your old car stereo and install and wire a new in-dash receiver in your car.

Marty C's custom party cooler
by Alexander Hrabe

Inspired by Crutchfield, Marty C. upgrades his cooler with the Infinity INF-MPK250 receiver and speaker package and a Sound Ordnance B-8PTD powered subwoofer.

Car speakers glossary
by Alexander Hrabe

A helpful guide to the technical specifications and terminology you'll see when you're shopping for car speakers.

Car amplifiers glossary
by Crutchfield Writing Team

Car amplifier audio terms - like watts, volts, and efficiency - are explained.

Confused about what's in the speakers you're thinking of buying? This glossary examines the materials used in car speakers as well as some common design elements.

For many, the iPhone has become an essential part of their lives. It stores music, movies, and a plethora of apps that entertain or help with productivity. Nowadays,

Car Stereo Glossary
by Crutchfield Writing Team

The automotive audio terms you'll need to know when you're shopping for aftermarket CD players, nav receivers, or digital media receivers for your car or truck.

Thanks to NMEA 2000 technology, today's marine gear can work together seamlessly to give you more information and entertainment than ever before.

What are firmware updates?
by Robert Ferency-Viars

What exactly is firmware, and why is it so important? This article answers those questions, and offers some advice on how to keep your gear's firmware up to date.

When our friend Alex decided to upgrade the stereo system on his Yamaha AR210, we told him to tow it to our headquarters and let our advisors do the work.

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.

Harold Jones, winner of  Virginia's IASCA Sound Quality Challenge, was kind enough to drop by Headquarters to show off his impressive ride. The centerpiece of Harold's system is his ...

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