JL Audio 12TW1 Woofer Review

As I watched my neighbor fill a full-size Ford Excursion to the gunnels with her potted plant collection, it occurred to me that whether you drive a gigantic three-row SUV or a tiny Peel P50, there is never enough room to carry everything you&rsquo [ … ]

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 [ … ]

Soundstream STL6.620 Amplifier

You have probably noticed the trend towards making car audio amplifiers smaller. And small is good, especially if you live in the real world where your amplifiers have to compete for trunk space with groceries,…
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Passport Qi45 Radar/Laser Detector

I've used radar detectors in my cars and motorcycles for the last 15 years or so now, and I consider myself an experienced detector user. Over the years I’ve tried a lot of different brands,…
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Maxxsonics & West Coast Customs Announce Collaboration

Maxxsonics announced today from their Chicago, IL headquarters that they have entered into a licensing agreement with West Coast Customs to provide licensed products in a variety of categories bearing the famous company’s brand name.…
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