Clarion NX807 LAR12219

Smartphone users currently in the market for a new DVD/Navigation receiver would do well to take a close look at the new NX807 from Clarion. The new source unit combines a trifecta of premium navigation with 3D mapping, a great audio source with op [ … ]

Cadence QR80.5 A

Whether you are a sound quality aficionado or an SPL basshead, the goal for the Cadence product team is to provide you with products that exceed your expectations. Their creed is to “take extraordinary measures to create extraordinary product [ … ]

AudioControl LC 61200.811

For the last four decades, the folks up in Mountlake Terrace, Washington have been known for “Making Good Sound Great”. Of course I’m referring to the AudioControl brand and the sound obsessed crew that works there. They have rece [ … ]

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As the integration of factory source units continues to become more comprehensive, many audio enthusiasts are faced with the necessity of retaining the OEM radio when planning a system upgrade. In many cases, this means having to correct th [ … ]

Orion HCCA5000.1dSPL Front PASMAG

Over the last 30 years, the Orion brand of car audio has garnered a high level of respect from folks who insist on high quality, high performance products. The marque has a proven track record for performance and reliability that only a handful of [ … ]

Memphis Car Audio VIV60C PASMAG 01

From a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River, Memphis, Tennessee, is famous around the world as the home of blues and the birthplace of rock ‘n roll. Home to famous places, such as Beale St., the Gibson guitar factory, and Elvis’ Grac [ … ]

JL Audio C5 075 Coponent PAS 04

Any avid car audio enthusiast knows that the choice of loudspeakers for your system is perhaps the single most critical decision of the system design. It’s a well-known fact that the speakers you choose make more difference in the final sound [ … ]

Morel Virtus Nano 602 01 PAS

Every once in a while you come across a product that simply defies logic and makes you re-think everything. The Morel Virtus Nano 602 shallow-mount speaker system is such a product. First of all, “shallow” doesn’t begin to describ [ … ]

JL Audio RD400 4 photo RD400 4 ART 4

If you are one of those people who think all amplifiers work and sound the same, the folks at JL Audio and I have news for you; they don’t. Not only are there big differences in amp designs (even within a specific topology), the sonic signatu [ … ]

DD Audio 3510 ESP photo front main

Some people agonize for months over their choice of subwoofer. Do you go more sound quality or SPL? High power handling or high efficiency? Sealed or vented? Well, if you ask the folks at Digital Designs, they’ll tell you that you don’t [ … ]