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Confused about wiring your subs and picking the right amplifier? Crutchfield will get you on the fast track to big bass with this simple guide.

This step-by-step guide will help you make sure that your amps and subs are evenly matched and work well together. We explain how to select one to go with the other.

New marine speakers in your boat will give you an immediate upgrade in sound quality, but you'll also need a marine amplifier to get the best sound over open water.

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.

Video: car amplifier features
by Zak Billmeier, Ken Nail

This video describes some of the common features you should look for when you're shopping for an amp, like a high-pass filter or a bass boost.

Video: how to choose an amplifier
by Zak Billmeier, Ken Nail

Here are some major points to consider and features to look for when choosing a new amplifier, like how many channels, or how much power it needs.

A home stereo system built around an integrated amplifier is perfect for a serious music lover. Learn what to look for as you shop.

Car amplifier buying guide
by Buck Pomerantz

How much power and how many channels are right for you? This guide will help you choose the right amplifier for your car's sound system.

Video: car amplifier power
by Zak Billmeier, Ken Nail

We describe the basics of deciding how much power an amplifier should have when you're trying to match it to your speakers or subwoofers.

Many new car receivers are equipped with USB ports. Is there a charging advantage for receivers that have USB ports rated at 1 Amp, versus those rated 500 milliamps?

Intro to live sound equipment
by Robert Ferency-Viars

Whether you only need a single mic and a speaker or a full kit for your band, it pays to know how a PA system works. This article explains each piece of the system.

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.

Sonos buying guide
by David Brown

Interested in an easy solution for wireless audio throughout your home? We'll help you decide what Sonos gear you need to make your multi-room-music dreams come true.

Read tips on how to buy the right headphones and distribution systems for your home recording studio.

Life with a factory stereo
by Charlie Pastorfield

Many new vehicles make it difficult to install a new stereo. This article covers some of your options for improving the sound without changing the stereo.

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