Choosing the Right Equipment

Car Stereos | What to Look For

What to Look For In a Car Stereo Every car requires a unique combination of car stereo components to sound great. A car stereo may sound excellent in one car, but sound terrible in another. Additionally, the limitations in size and wiring configuration make selecting the best car stereo even more difficult for you. The best car stereos will give you the features you l...

Component Car Speakers | What to Look For

When looking at lists of the Top Component Car Speakers and choosing a speaker that's right for you, you need to ask yourself, “What am I looking for in a speaker?” Here we want to help you answer that question, and teach you what to look for when choosing component car speakers. Common Speaker Terms & Ratings Lets define a few common terms ...

One Subwoofer Can Be Better Than Two!

Some people say that two is always better than one, but in some cases one subwoofer can be better than two. When referring to women, they might be right, however this isn't always true when it comes to car audio.  Most people will try to cram two or even three subwoofers into the trunk of their car because they think it will be louder, hit harder, or maybe becaus...

Component or Coaxial Speakers?

If you don't know the difference of component or coaxial speakers here is a brief overview to help you determine which is best for your setup. Component Speakers are typically a pair of tweeters and mid-bass drivers (speakers) that are matched with a crossover that limits the frequency range each speaker reproduces. You can tell if your car has components if you have ...

Best Dashboard Cameras | What To Look For

Looking at technical specs for a dashboard camera can be confusing because of the wide and varied choices and add-ons. Here is a brief summary of the features you might want to consider when looking at dash cameras: Auto Power On/Off – This is a standard feature found in top-of-the-line dash cam units, although you can manually disconnect/plug it in whenever you want ...

Best Subwoofer Amplifiers: What To Look For

When shopping for the best mono amplifiers, there are a few basic technical specifications that you should be familiar with. These include: Power –Amplifier power is measured in RMS (Root Mean Square, or Recommended Power) or Peak watts, and there are specified watts minimum and maximum watts per channel. RMS is the continuous power that an amplifier is rated. This is...

Best Flipdown Roof Monitors: What To Look For

When looking for a flipdown monitor that will best meet your needs and wants, you'll want to make sure you know what you're looking for. We have selected our top criteria for our list of the best car DVD player, and they are: High-Quality Screen – A great flip down car monitor with player should have high resolution. High resolution refers to the number of pixels used...

Best Headrest Monitors: What To Look For

There are many things to consider when you're looking for a top rated headrest monitor. Take a look at some of the things we consider when looking at headrest monitors. First off, there are 6 types of monitors you can install in your car. They are: Overhead for large vehicles with sufficient headroom space Flip Down which is a version of the overhead monitor that can ...

Best Power Inverters: What To Look For

It’s important to do your research before buying a power inverter, especially if you’re not overly familiar with electronics. For example, different power inverters provide energy at varying levels. This means you have to know how many Watts are required by the products you wish to power. This is why DC to AC power inverters are available in a large variety of sizes. ...

Best Car Headphones: What To Look For

Start your research for headphones by understanding the most important features to consider. Here is a brief rundown of the features that we consider when make buying an incredible set of car headphones: Weight and Comfort – These two features go hand-in-hand because headphones should rest easily and lightly when in place. If not, it becomes cumbersome to wear and wil...

Best Car Stereos & Head Units: What To Look For

Every car requires a unique combination of car stereo components to sound great. A car stereo may sound excellent in one car, but sound terrible in another. Additionally, the limitations in size and wiring configuration make selecting the best car stereo even more difficult for you. The best car stereos will give you the features you love while conforming to the envir...

Beginners Guide to Upgrading Your Car Stereo

Upgrading Your Car's Stereo – The Basics From the factory, most cars do not come equipped with the optimal car stereo. To cut costs and increase efficiency, manufacturers use cheap materials and lousy design for stereos, speakers and subwoofers. The result is an ok stereo that will play your favorite music, but won't make you feel like you're at the concert. The...

Car Alarms | What To Look For

What To Look For In A Car Alarm System Car theft is one of the most common types of crime today. Whether it’s an iPod, cash, or the whole car – most people have had their cars broken into or know someone who has. It’s a terrible feeling to walk out to your car to find that your car has been broken into or stolen, especially when most peoples’ cars are a valued possess...