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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 100 feet back from the main stacks, each time Nick Mason’s kick drum hit, [ … ]
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I was a Clarion retailer during the 1980’s and have always considered the brand to be very well engineered and constructed, but lacking a little more cosmetic pizzazz. Sort of like the girl at the dance who is only a wallflower until she takes off he [ … ]

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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, and now that some good designs have been accomplish [ … ]
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Dedicated readers will recall a product review we did some time back on a rather unusual amplifier, the very large and heavy Arc Audio 4000SE. What made this big subwoofer amp unusual was the choice of topology. Rather than a common Class AB or Class [ … ]

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As the flagship model of the full range four channel amplifiers offered by Rockford for 2009, the Power Series T1000.4 is a very powerful, full featured amplifier that could easily serve as the only amplifier in a really high performance system. Very [ … ]

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Having spent most of my adult life in the audio industry, and most of that time working with car audio, I’ll admit to being a bit jaded when someone tells me about their “new and unique” car stereo product. To be honest, it’s not all that often that [ … ]

Knukonceptz KNF60 Distrobution Block

Sometimes when we’re buying parts and accessories for our audio systems (or anything else for that matter), it’s tough to decide which one to get because we know that down the road, system changes, upgrades…
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Top Four Car AV Decks 2014

According to the NPD Group, here is a list of the top four selling in-dash car audio and video DVD receivers for most of 2014 (January through November). Top 4 Mobile Multimedia; Unit RankJan –…
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Dual Axxera AXD530 CD Receiver Review

Not long ago, I reviewed the Axxera AXD430 digital media receiver. It proved to be a competent unit at a very affordable price. This time we are looking at the step-up model, logically called the…
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