JVC KW-V50BT DVD Receiver Review

For those who interact heavily with their smartphone and their favorite apps contained within, JVC has introduced a double-DIN multimedia receiver with you in mind. With a top quality seven-inch touchscreen, CD/DVD playback, USB port and built-in B [ … ]

Axxera AX47S Amplifier Review

With the ever-growing popularity of UTVs and increasing motorcycle sales, the traditional car audio marketplace has developed an entire sub-category of ultra compact, powerful multi-channel amplifiers. Obviously, space is at a premium in these vehi [ … ]

Phoenix Gold SX1200.5 Amplifier Review

In the immortal words of Monty Python, “And now, for something completely different.” Over the last couple of decades in the world of car audio, we’ve seen all sorts of amplifier designs come and go. For a long time, pretty much e [ … ]

Clarion XC6120 Amplifier

For my fellow North Americans north of the 49th parallel, the folks at Clarion Canada have been working hard on updates and improvements to the XC 6 series of amplifiers. The new XC amps have been designed by car audio veterans in the United States [ … ]

Precision Power P.65C3 Component Speaker Review

I was at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) earlier this year and happened to look at a new set of component speakers from Precision Power. The system reminded me of an excellent package they had several years earlier, which was also a three-way s [ … ]

Sony XSP-N1BT Smartphone Cradle CD Receiver

Leave it to Sony to come up with a new way to make your smartphone more useful than ever. The new Sony XSP-N1BT CD receiver is also the world's first double-DIN head unit that can turn virtually any NFC/Bluetooth enabled smartphone into a radi [ … ]

Rockford Fosgate T400X4ad Amplifier Review

Whether you’re in your car, UTV, boat or riding your motorcycle, any audio enthusiast appreciates a powerful amplifier. As cars get smaller and we install stereos into a wider array of vehicle types, one thing remains constant: smaller amplifiers w [ … ]

Pioneer TS-D1720C Component Speakers Review

When it comes to building a truly top notch audio system, the single most important decision you can make is your speaker choice. More than any other component, your speakers will affect the overall sound and performance of your system. Just as a c [ … ]

Orion Cobalt CB2400.1D Amplifier Review

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past year, you know the venerable Orion brand has a new owner in MD Audio Engineering. You may have also noticed that MD is quickly restoring the brand to its former glory, with high performance, quali [ … ]

MB Quart Nautic GMR-1

We all want music, no matter where we are or what we’re doing. There are a lot of people out there who have been longing for a way to listen to their music in their boat, UTVs and basically everything, from garden tractors to golf carts. Unfortunat [ … ]

JL Audio XD500/3 Amplifier Review

When JL Audio created its XD series of full-range class D amplifiers, the goal was to make a very small and efficient yet tremendously powerful package. Having set the bar pretty high with its venerable…
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Alpine SWS-10D2 Type S Subwoofer

The SWS-10D2 is a dual 2-ohm 10-inch subwoofer. As part of the Type S subwoofer series, it features Alpine's own High-Amplitude Multi-Roll (H.A.M.R.) surround technology and is known for powerful output and sound quality. CTA-2013…
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Polk Audio DXI650 Speakers

When someone is considering upgrading their factory sound system, the first piece most people think to change is the source unit. Maybe it's because it's the component we interface with or see the most, but…
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