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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.

If you ask us, a car stereo system should include much more than a stereo and a pair of speakers. Adding components like satellite radios, subwoofers, amplifiers,

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.

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.

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.

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.

Building a great car stereo doesn't have to be an "all or nothing" proposition. With a plan and a budget, you can build a great audio system one step at a time.

Video: Car stereo installation tools
by Robert Ferency-Viars

This video showcases some of the tools and accessories that are frequently needed when installing car stereo equipment. These tools are some of our favorite toys.

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.

Video: Upgrading Your Factory Stereo, part 2
by Robert Ferency-Viars, Ken Nail

In this short video, Crutchfield experts show how a fellow employee created a high-performance car audio system without replacing his vehicle's factory stereo.

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

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