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Over the years I’ve probably installed or worked on literally thousands of car audio systems. One of my specialties when I was a professional installer, was the prevention of noise or more often the removal of noise from someone else’s install. Durin [ … ]
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Seems like everyone is being a bit more careful with their money these days, and when we do buy something, the focus is on getting the best value for each and every hard earned dollar. We all want well made, reliable, good performing gear for our dou [ … ]
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Back in 1995, serious car audio enthusiasts were busy building cars that would hold their own against most home systems in terms of sound quality. Plus back in those days IASCA quickly became a hugely popular organization with thousands of registered [ … ]

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In this very issue, you’ll find an article featuring three different Sony systems that could be had within a very modest price range to suit any budget. As I recall, the most expensive of them was only about a grand. Let’s take a closer look at the w [ … ]
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Walk the halls of Polk Audio’s Baltimore headquarters, and you’ll meet sales people, engineers and technicians who also happen to be musicians, audiophiles, home theater mavens, tube-equipment fanatics and rare vinyl LP collectors. There are folks he [ … ]
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Not long ago, few would believe we’d all use a portable music device that fit in our pockets and contained thousands of songs. Likewise, personal or in-car GPS navigation was pretty much unheard of. A few early adopters had units mounted to the top [ … ]

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Okay, I’ll admit it, I’m a full on technology addict. I love anything new and “techy” and thankfully, I get to play with a bunch of cool new stuff as part of doing my job. This time I’m going to tell you about a hot new product that has yet to become [ … ]
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Waking up to an empty parking space or vandalized car is every enthusiast’s worst nightmare. You’ve either personally had it happen or know someone it’s happened to.

Anyway you slice it, having your ride and the hard-earned audio and performan [ … ]

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In the early 90s, with the digital revolution decisively underway, a group of American companies began to recognize the need to have radio keep pace with technology. Over the next 10 years or so, various companies came together and after several year [ … ]
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If you are really into car audio, and if you’re not, you wouldn’t be reading this… you have probably spent a significant amount of time, energy and money into choosing the components for your system that you thought sounded best. [ … ]