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Adding a backup camera to your car makes it safer to back into parking spaces, back out of your driveway, or monitor a trailer when you back up. DIY with our help.

Amps make music fun
by Buck Pomerantz

When you add an amp to your system, the sound becomes higher, wider, and more realistic — like the band's in the car and you're in the front row.

Stephen D. from Farmington, NM, added a pair of hard-hitting 12" JL Audio w3v3 subwoofers and an Alpine DVD receiver to his 2003 Jaguar X-Type sedan.

Anatomy of a car speaker
by John Pollard

Materials, construction, and design can greatly impact how speakers sound. Here's a look at what makes Focal speakers sound so good.

Sealed or ported
by Buck Pomerantz

Subwoofers in sealed boxes play "tight" bass, while ported boxes sound "boomy." Which type you need depends on the style of music you like and how you want it to sound.

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,

Ready to take control over your apps when you hit the road? Here are three great ways to get your favorite music apps involved in your car audio experience.

Harry from Pioneer Electronics came to visit us here at Crutchfield and showed us some of the great features available on their DEH-80PRS CD receiver.

Doug F, a retired chemist from Mesa, AZ, installed his very first stereo in his 2001 Ford Explorer.

Learn about some of the most modern technology for upgrading your car stereo system. New stereos and new interfaces offer lots of cool functions to your drive.

1821-up Flying Sleigh
by Jon Paulette

Our profile of the 1821-up Flying Sleigh discusses what you need to know about replacing the stereo and speakers, and adding an amplifier, subs, or other stereo gear.

All about subwoofers
by Buck Pomerantz

All the information and links you'll need to plan, install, tune, and enjoy a subwoofer system in your car or truck.

Upgrade your car's sound
by Buck Pomerantz

Factory stereo systems leave a lot to be desired. The four upgrade systems we discuss in this article improve the factory sound of different vehicles in different ways.

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