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 [ … ]

Memphis Car Audio VIV800.5 VIV 900.5 04 led

Brand-new from the folks at Memphis Car Audio comes a line of DSP-powered amplifiers, with all-new looks and leading edge technology. The new series is known as the Six Five Series, and is Memphis’ first real foray into the DSP world. There a [ … ]

Kicker CompRT photo 43TCWRT12 F2

From their world headquarters in Stillwater, Oklahoma, the Kicker brand of car audio continues to turn out revolutionary problem solving new products. If you have ever wanted to install a ground pounding subwoofer system in your vehicle, but couldn [ … ]

Kenwood DRV 410 Dashboard Camera PAS 01

You may have noticed cars driving around with a small camera mounted to the dash, or perhaps you’ve seen a bunch of internet videos where these cameras recorded accidents or near-misses. While dash-cams have been popular in other parts of the [ … ]

Escort iX Radar Detector PAS 03

Regular readers of PASMAG will recall my proclivity to never drive anywhere without a good radar detector. Over the years, I have developed an affinity for Escort-branded detectors, and for good reason. Until recently, my go-to detector has been th [ … ]

Cerwin Vega SRPM1100.5D PAS

Anyone who has an interest in audio will be very familiar with the name Cerwin-Vega. The Cerwin-Vega Mobile brand has continued the 50-year legacy of delivering high performance audio products to the most demanding customers. Now, in addition to th [ … ]

PowerBass Autosound Series ASA3-1000.1D Amplifier

PowerBass Autosound Series ASA3-1000.1D AmplifierMSRP: $429.99 Channels: One (bass only)Power (CEA-2006 standard): 1,000 W RMS @ 1 ?Topology: Class D Crossovers: Low-pass, subsonicEqualization: Bass (0 dB to 18 dB @ 45 Hz)Frequency Response (-3 dB):…
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Soundstream Stealth-13

Over the last few years, quite a few speaker manufacturers seem to have figured out there is a serious market for shallow mount subwoofers. Of course there has always been a need for these products,…
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Power Bass M-124D Subwoofer

On the eastern edge of the great Los Angeles basin lies the quiet suburb of Chino, California. Traditionally, Chino has been an area rich in agriculture. Providing a great deal of the dairy products for…
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