It’s a virtual war out there for what is going to occupy the cavity in your dashboard. JVC is fighting for that real estate with its Arsenal line up designed for specialty retailers. The receivers with built-in Bluetooth support hands-free phone calls and wireless music streaming as well as one push voice dialing, POI search, more »
Harman is known as the stalwart audio company. However, the past decade has seen its transformation into an OEM infotainment powerhouse, and they have been tearing it up at the Geneva Auto Show as a supplier to some of the world’s most prestigious brands. Here are just some of Harman’s announcements: o Harman Kardon comes more »
CarPlay makes you be tethered? As Gabriel Iglesias would say, “Oh, Hell No!”
There are generally two ways to go in the world of car audio speakers: You can go coaxial, which mounts the woofer and the tweeter in the same axis. In other words, it just looks like one speaker with a tweeter in the middle. But for more flexibility and typically better sound quality, you can separate the tweeter from the woofer. Those are called components — and Rockford makes some high-end component speakers.
If you have a new Honda Accord (especially an LX) and you wondered if it is possible to upgrade to an aftermarket head unit with navigation and WiFi connectivity, wonder no more. The geniuses at Scosche have figured out how to get rid of the stock audio control and HVAC module and be able to swap it with a more technologically advanced aftermarket piece.
So after living with the Jeep Cherokee for a week I can report on the mileage and say 23.2 isn’t too shabby. Credit the MultiAir 2.4 and the 9-speed.
We have seen some JBL GreenEdge systems in Priuses (Prii?), but the latest on the block is the 2015 Subaru Legacy which features a Harman Kardon GreenEdge branded audio system.
MTX has always been known for bringing the thunder. And now is the perfect time to upgrade your boat’s audio system because you probably are not using it. The MTX WET stuff is designed to be used under any conditions. They are based on the Thunder amplifier series offering both high performance and a small chassis design that enable them to be installed anywhere.
OK, so it isn’t the greatest audio system ever created, but for a factory system the Ford Fiesta’s “Ford Audio” basic system isn’t all bad. There are separate tweeters in the doors by the door handles and woofers mounted down low. Not exactly the best setup for accurate soundstaging but it could be worse.
Pacific Accessory Corporation has introduced the newest offering from the company’s best-selling RadioPRO line of interfaces: the RP3-GM11. Designed to retain factory safety features when replacing the OEM radio, the RP3-GM11 is designed to work with most Class II GM-LAN vehicles with 24-pin harnesses.
Rockford wants to take the guesswork out of making the audio system sound good, just like Hamann takes the guesswork out of making the body look good.
OK, so it looks like something that you could buy at 7-11 or FiveBelow. But no, this is Rockford Fosgate. Contained within that little cigarette lighter plug are the internals of a Bluetooth connection. All you need to have is a radio with a typical 3.5mm headphone-style AUX input.