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From playing music to delivering surround sound thrills, today's home theater receivers offer more than ever. Learn how to find the one that's best for you.

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.

Double-DIN dashes offer lots of options when you upgrade your stereo, including double-DIN CD receivers and DVD receivers with touchscreen controls.

Sony App Remote
by John Pollard

For years, the industry has focused on controlling smartphones with stereos. Now Sony has taken the next logical step forward with their new CD receivers equipped

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.

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.

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.

When adding an aftermarket receiver, you need a steering wheel control adapter to keep the functionality and convenience of your steering wheel controls.

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.

Crutchfield reviews the 2014 Pioneer DVD receivers line up, including the AVH-X1600DVD, AVH-X2600BT, AVH-X3600BHS, AVH-X4600BT, AVH-X5600BHS, and the AVH-4000NEX.

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.

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.

These bolt-in audio component kits from Rockford Fosgate will make your Polaris RZR rock. They let you upgrade your sound without cutting or modifying your RZR.

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.

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.

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.

Thanks to NMEA 2000 technology, today's marine gear can work together seamlessly to give you more information and entertainment than ever before.

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.

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.

FUSION is a company dedicated to bringing high-performance audio to the marine market. That's why their marine audio products are "designed from the water up."

For many, the iPhone has become an essential part of their lives. It stores music, movies, and a plethora of apps that entertain or help with productivity. Nowadays,

Car stereo installation guide
by Robert Ferency-Viars

This installation guide shows you how to remove your old car stereo and install and wire a new in-dash receiver in your car.

Kenwood designed their 2013 marine receivers and remotes to be seaworthy, with a conformal-coated circuit board that helps prevents moisture from seeping in.

Car Stereo FAQ
by Crutchfield Writing Team

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

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.

If you're looking for solid and steady performance from a car stereo, take a look at Sony's CDX-G1200U CD receiver. Take a look in this demo video.

If you're in the market for solid performance from a car stereo that's a great value, take a look at Sony's CDX-G1200U CD receiver in this demo video.

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.

Kenwood's DPX302U CD receiver works with iPhone or Android, and you can add SiriusXM satellite radio. The stereo features a variable color display.

Watch this video for a step-by-step overview of a basic car stereo installation. The actual steps involved vary from car to car, but this is a good example.

Okay. Your new car stereo components are out of their boxes, installed, and hooked up. Now what? How do you make your new system sound as good as it should?

The top end of Alpine's 2013 CD receiver line gives you exciting features, like Bluetooth, App Direct mode, and the ability to tune your sound using your smartphone.

Video: Pioneer Stage 4 DEX-P99RS CD Receiver
by Robert Ferency-Viars, Video Team

We got the skinny on the Pioneer DEX-P99RS CD receiver directly from Pioneer. This stereo is unsurpassed for delivering audiophile-quality sound in the car.

Dual's DC505iBT CD receiver has Bluetooth, AM/FM reception, CD playback, plus a handy aux input and USB port on the front panel. Take a look in this demo video.

Dual's DXDM227BT CD receiver features classic styling with a large, bright 10-digit LCD display and a set of easy-to-use buttons. See it in this demo video.

With Bluetooth and robust smartphone integration, Kenwood's DDX774BH DVD receiver offers plenty of media options for short or long hauls. See it in this demo video.

With Kenwood's KDC-168U CD receiver you can integrate your your iPhone to the front-panel USB port, with Pandora and iHeartRadio when your iPhone is connected.

JVC's KD-R988BTS CD receiver lets you control the show using the crystal-clear 2-line display, and it comes with Bluetooth for music streaming and hands-free calls.

JVC's KD-R780BT CD receiver offers Bluetooth with dual-phone connectivity, a 13-band EQ, and smartphone compatibility. Check it out in this demo video.

Kenwood's KMM-BT318U digital media receiver puts great sound, handy control, and Bluetooth® connectivity into a compact chassis. See it in this demo video.

JVC's KD-R888BT CD receiver boasts great smartphone compatibility. And the variable color "Accent Key" controls give quick access to phone calls and streaming music.

Soundstream's VR-345B DVD receiver has a 3.4" fold-down LCD display in a s small chassis. Add DVD/CD playback, Bluetooth®, a USB port, SD card slot, and you're set.

JVC's KD-R680S CD receiver has a USB port to connect your iPhone or Android. Plus, you'll enjoy variable-color lighting, and you can add a satellite radio tuner too.

The JVC Arsenal KW-V820BT DVD receiver includes Apple CarPlay® and cool media options, like Pandora® and SiriusXM, as well. Take a look in our demo video.

Dual's DC525Bi CD receiver blends classic design with a large, bright 10-digit LCD display with 32,000 color possibilities. Check it out in this demo video.

Pioneer's AVH-291BT DVD receiver has Bluetooth, for hands-free calling and audio streaming. And there's a 6.2" touchscreen to access all your other entertainment.

Pioneer's DEH-X6900BT CD receiver has excellent audio controls, plus Bluetooth, and lots of ways to use your smartphone. See it in action in this demo video.

JVC has packed great value into the KD-R880BT CD receiver, with excellent smartphone compatibility, a 13-band EQ, Bluetooth, and more. See it in this demo video.

Pioneer's DEH-X1900UB CD receiver plays MP3 or WMA files on disc and thumb drives, supports many Android phones, plus outstanding sound. See it in this demo video.

Alex installs a new car stereo in a 2015 Honda Fit, providing us information on the compatibility of an Axxess wiring harness interface to retain factory features.

Pioneer's DEH-X6800BS CD receiver has Bluetooth, and a USB input for your iPhone or Android. Add a SiriusXM satellite radio tuner for great entertainment variety.

In this article, we'll explain the ins and outs of setting up your receiver, so you can get all the audio and video performance you paid for.

Pioneer's FH-X731BT CD receiver has variable color illumination and a big control knob. Built-in Bluetooth adds hands-free calling and audio streaming.

The Pioneer FH-X730BS CD receiver has 210,000 colors with 10 brightness levels, plus built-in Bluetooth, SiriusXM capabilities, and smooth smartphone integration.

Pioneer's FH-X830BHS CD receiver has 210,000 colors to choose from, plus Pandora and Spotify controls, HD Radio, Bluetooth, and SiriusXM add-on capability.

JVC's KD-R970BTS CD receiver lets you pick from a number ways to listen to your own music library. Variable color settings let you select the look you want.

Clarion's CX305 CD receiver offers streaming music from your smartphone, make hands-free calls, and play music on a connected iPod, iPhone, or USB drive.

JVC's KD-AV31 DVD receiver has a 2" tall chassis that'll fit almost any vehicle. You can play DVDs and CDs, or USB drives full of music and videos.

JVC's KD-AV41BT receiver combines Bluetooth and iPhone control in a smaller 2" tall chassis. You can play DVDs and CDs, or pop in a USB drive full of music and videos.

Sony's WX-900BT CD receiver has built-in Bluetooth. Talk hands-free when you get a call, or stream your mobile device's stored or streaming content wirelessly.

The CDE-163BT CD receiver uses Alpine's TuneIt 2.5 smartphone app for extensive sound adjustment capabilities, including a 9-band EQ and time correction.

Clarion's CZ105BT CD receiver offers Bluetooth for hands-free calling and audio streaming, plus sound-shaping tools to get the most out of your sound.

Our friend Tim already had a cool boat, but the stereo wasn't keeping up. We decided to do something about that. Here's the gear we chose for a complete audio upgrade.

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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