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 [ … ]

Clarion EQS755

The Clarion EQS755 is 1/2-DIN preamp with 7-bands of equalization built in. You have access to the main system volume level control, as well as fader and subwoofer level controls right from the front panel.…
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Kicker VSS Powerstage Upgrade for 2013-2016 Dodge Ram Crew and Quad Cab

KICKER Performance Audio is now shipping a seamless factory-audio integration kit for the 2013-2016 Ram Crew Cab and Quad Cab. The KICKER PRAMCQ13 Vehicle-Specifi c Solution (VSS) delivers outstanding sound without cutting a single wire…
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Hifonics Colossus Amplifier

For almost a quarter century, the Hifonics name has stood for large, powerful and reliable amps and woofers. Recently a very large and heavy carton arrived here at the lab from the good folks at…
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