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Car stereo buying guide
by Robert Ferency-Viars

A car stereo is the centerpiece of any car audio system. This introduction explains how to choose the right receiver for your car or truck.

MHL/HDMI, Bluetooth, and USB for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are three of the ways to connect a smartphone to a car stereo. We'll examine them all in this article.

How do I get Bluetooth® in my car?
by Robert Ferency-Viars

Bluetooth® wireless technology can be a great benefit in the car. Find out what it takes to add hands-free talking and wireless music streaming to your car stereo.

Golf carts aren't just for the "back nine" anymore -- they're almost as likely to be seen driving around the neighborhood. Your cool cart deserves a stereo to match.

NFC (Near Field Communication) offers an easier way to pair your Bluetooth smartphone with some newer car stereo receivers. See how it works in this short demo video.

Bluetooth® hands-free calling can be a great benefit in the car, especially when it's integrated into your car stereo. Watch this video for a quick look at what

Besides hands-free calling, Bluetooth provides other functionality, like wireless streaming of music from smartphones and other Bluetooth devices.

This article will help you figure out how to start building the car stereo system that's right for you, by deciding where the weakness is in your current system.

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.

Car stereo FAQ
by Ken Nail

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

2003-2011 Lincoln Town Car
by Jon Paulette

Quiet, comfortable, and unapologetically enormous, the Lincoln Town Car has yards of sound insulation that make it a great place for a serious stereo system.

Add a touchscreen receiver with Bluetooth at a great price. Take a look at the Boss BV760B DVD receiver in this car stereo demo video.

JVC's KW-V330BT DVD receiver features a big 6.8" touchscreen to access Spotify®, or other media options on your smartphone. Take a look in this car stereo demo video.

Pioneer's DEH-X3910BT puts Bluetooth on board your car. And with excellent smartphone compatibility, you'll have plenty of musical options. Take a look in this demo.

Clarion's CZ505 CD receiver lets you upgade the sound in your car and add some cool features, like built-in Bluetooth for music streaming and Pandora control.

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