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 [ … ]

Axxera AVN6446BT front PAS

You’ve been saving for that epic road trip for months and getting your car ready for the adventure of a lifetime. As usual, money is tight and you need to stretch the bucks as much as possible. Having good music along for the trip is essentia [ … ]

JVC KW V820BT K Angle B1 1126 PAS

If you are a dedicated iPhone user, the JVC KW-V820BT should be right up your alley. The new receiver from JVC includes Apple CarPlay so you can control most of your iPhone’s functions directly from the unit’s 6.8-inch TFT screen.  [ … ]

Audiomobile LDV6 IMG 3860 PAS

Let’s face it, the auto manufacturers are making it more difficult to make an argument for swapping out the OEM radio. In addition to the integration of other features and no longer being relegated to a common-sized dash opening, the audio pe [ … ]

Memphis Car Audio VIV60C Component Review

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…
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Rockford Fosgate IBeam

The first time I ever really understood about serious bass was way back in 1975 when I went to see Pink Floyd on their “Wish You Were Here” tour. As I watched the concert about…
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Energy ENC12B Subwoofer System

The Energy ENC12B is a premium quality enclosed subwoofer system featuring a 12-inch, custom-tooled, cast-aluminum ENC12 subwoofer within a custom built box. Energy is focused on pushing the boundaries of sound reproduction, delivering wide dispersion…
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