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CD player buying guide
by David Brown

Have a large CD collection? Learn about the options available to play your discs at home.

CD receivers buying guide
by Robert Ferency-Viars

With so many CD receivers to choose from, how do you pick the right one? This article will help you narrow your choices and find the right stereo for your car or truck.

Marine stereos are available in a variety of shapes, sizes, and configurations. Our handy guide will help you find the receiver that's right for your boat.

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.

A great-sounding marine stereo can add a lot of enjoyment to your boating experience. If you're serious about sound, you need a set of quality, marine-rated speakers.

Marine radio buying guide
by Tim Sprinkle

From sunlight to rain to extreme temperatures, your boat's marine audio system has to endure a lot of abuse. This article will help you choose the right marine stereo.

The MP3 codec is still the de facto standard for digital music. Understanding what it is — and its limits can help expand your listening options.

Whether you're fishing, waterskiing, or just cruising around, boating is even more enjoyable when you have a quality marine audio system to provide the music.

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.

When it's time to upgrade your boat's audio system, it's important to look for marine-rated stereo equipment that can stand up to life on the water.

Cambridge Audio's Azur 851C is a high-end CD player that delivers exceptional clarity from your CD collection, and also functions as a state-of-the-art

1999-2005 Volkswagen Jetta
by Jon Paulette

Your Volkswagen Jetta has everything that made Jettas great to begin with -- smooth styling, slick handling, a comfy interior. All it needs now is a better stereo.

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.

Volkswagen really knows how to make a hatchback hot, and both the Golf and GTI can be a lot of fun. You'll have a lot more fun when you install a hotter stereo, though.

The "996" 911 Carrera is everything a 21st century Porsche ought to be. If you don't think your audio system is all that it could be, we'll help you tune it up.

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