02 Alpine ID X Series System 01

Obviously, there are a lot of high quality audio components available for our cars. Some people choose a system because it plays loud, while others may prefer tonal balance over raw SPL, but when you ask a true audiophile what they look for in a sy [ … ]

01 JVC KW R935BTS ANGLE A

Anyone who’s on a budget and needs a significant upgrade from their stock radio will appreciate the features and price of the JVC KW-R935BTS double DIN sized receiver. The unit was designed to provide connectivity to a smartphone and all the [ … ]

01 Pioneer Electronics d sub tech 2

If you’re serious about pounding out bass, then you already know you want a no-compromise, truly high-performance subwoofer that can handle the abuse it’s likely to see on a typical Saturday night. Well, this is the reason Pioneer creat [ … ]

CMS4 Hero with Chrome Trim

For our readers who enjoy spending some quality time on the water or find solace trekking through sand dunes in their powersports vehicles, we’re going to take a close look at one of the most popular multimedia hub receivers currently offered [ … ]

Pioneer TS Z65CH

Recently, Pioneer launched a new marketing campaign called “Hear More.” The campaign promotes awareness of two new series of speakers: the Z series and the budget-friendly, next-generation D series. They were kind enough to send me a pa [ … ]

Focal FDPSport08

As one of the world’s premier audio companies, Focal isn’t accustomed to taking a backseat to anyone, and they hold true to form with their newest offering in the hotly contested motorcycle and powersports amplifier segment. The new Foc [ … ]

DS18 NXL 400.4D 1

For those of you who don’t get out much, DS18 is an up and coming brand of quality car audio products, as well as pro DJ equipment. These folks listen to and understand their customers, and as a result, produce product that is fresh, innovati [ … ]

XAV AX200 Display Large

Sony’s all new XAV-AX200 builds on the popularity of the XAV-AX100, but now it includes a CD/DVD transport as well. A perfect choice for smartphone integration, it features Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity. This allows you to contr [ … ]

Pioneer AVH 3300NEX 350dpi Android Auto

Okay, I’ve done plenty of reviews about smartphone oriented head units, and this is going to be another. This time, however, we are looking at a product that actually fits in a single-DIN opening! So, if you have been longing for a dash full [ … ]

Rockford T1000X5ad3QTR

What do you do when you want big power in your five-channel system but have virtually no room for typical amplifiers? Well, you can simply turn to the folks at Rockford Fosgate who have come up with a brilliant solution to your problem. Your answer [ … ]

A Great Street Car Needs Great Audio: Thanks Clarion!

By now, many of you have at least heard of our in-house "Reverse Entry Project," my ambitious project of returning a worn-down S13 240sx to glory as a perfect street car. In the second chapter…
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Alpine CDE-103BT

One of the benefits of reviewing products every issue is that we get a chance to occasionally test something before or just as it becomes available in the marketplace. And that’s the case this time,…
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Clarion Shallow Subwoofers

Small trucks and big bass – years ago that was a real challenge, but with the proliferation of shallow mount subwoofers, getting great bass in your truck is easy. Clarion was among the first companies…
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