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Car Stereo Cookbook: 2nd Edition

Design and build your dream mobile A/V system

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This audio do-it-yourselfer's classic is back in a second edition that covers late model vehicles and new technologies. Written by car audio guru Mark Rumreich, The Car Stereo Cookbook shows you how to plan your dream system, how to choose the right components, how to install your equipment properly, and how to save money in the process. This update includes information on satellite radio, mobile video, MP3 / WMA music formats, and more.

This audio do-it-yourselfer's classic is back in a second edition that covers late model vehicles and new technologies. Written by car audio guru Mark Rumreich, The Car Stereo Cookbook shows you how to plan your dream system, how to choose the right components, how to install your equipment properly, and how to save money in the process. This update includes information on satellite radio, mobile video, MP3 / WMA music formats, and more.

The book is organized by project type — with chapters on subjects ranging from speakers, subwoofers, and amps to equalizers, bi-amping, and accessories. It's written so you can find the information you need quickly for whatever project you have in mind. The Cookbook will help you design and build a system that fits your tastes, your budget, and your vehicle.

Product Highlights:

  • car stereo installation how-to guide
  • author: Mark Rumreich
  • paperback: 350 pages
  • dimensions: 7-3/8" x 9-1/4"
  • orginally published in 1998 by McGraw-Hill
  • warranty: 60 days
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

What's in the Box:

  • 357-Page Book: The Car Stereo Cookbook (Second Edition) by Mark Rumreich
  • Published by McGraw-Hill in 2005
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Overview: The Car Stereo Cookbook: How to Design, Choose, and Install Car Stereo Systems, Second Edition by Mark Rumreich is a comprehensive, 357-page book for car stereo enthusiasts, as well as amateur do-it-yourselfers. This second edition has updated information on mobile video, satellite radio, digital music players, and 5.1-channel audio.

Chapter Titles: The chapters have the following titles:

  • Chapter 1: Before You Begin    Pages 1-10
  • Chapter 2: Connectors, Supplies, Tools and Techniques    Pages 11-34
  • Chapter 3: Speakers and Speaker Projects    Pages 35-60
  • Chapter 4: Subwoofers and Subwoofer Projects    Pages 61-130
  • Chapter 5: Head Unit Projects    Pages 131-168
  • Chapter 6: Mobile Video and 5.1 Channel Audio    Pages 169-194
  • Chapter 7: Amplifiers and Amplifier Projects    Pages 195-238
  • Chapter 8: Equalizers and Equalizer Projects    Pages 239-248
  • Chapter 9: Biamping and Crossovers    Pages 249-272
  • Chapter 10: Changer and Player Projects    Pages 273-294
  • Chapter 11: Accessories    Pages 295-310
  • Chapter 12: Battling Noise    Pages 311-336
  • In Addition, it includes:
    • Recommended Mail-Order Suppliers    Page 337
    • Recommended Reading    Page 338
    • Bibliography    Page 341
    • Index    Page 345

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