Category: Accessories and Installation

How to Use A Multimeter

How to Use A Multimeter

You may have seen a multimeter being used by your local electrician or even a stereo installation shop. This universal tool is a must-have in all homes for many reasons. You do not need to have a degree in Electrical Engineering to find a use for a multimeter, also known as a volt/ohm meter (VOM). A VOM is an ...

How to Choose Speaker Wires

How to Choose Speaker Wires

More than likely, you will need speaker wire to install your auto speakers. Most car speakers require speaker wire, although there are few speakers that connect with plug-in devices and do not use speaker wire. The speaker wire you use should be based on the length and gauge your setup will require. This article will ...

How to Eliminate Engine Noise

How to Eliminate Engine Noise

Engine/Alternator noise sounds like a high pitch whining that gets louder and higher in pitch as you press on the gas pedal. This noise indicates that the system either has a bad ground, defective head unit, defective amplifier, bad RCA cables, improper installation, or a problem in the vehicle’s charging system. ...

Car Audio Capacitors vs. Power Cells

One of the most common questions when upgrading your vehicle’s audio system with the addition of aftermarket amplifiers and subwoofers is, “Will I need to add a capacitor or second battery to my vehicle?” If you need to add a second battery, then you have to decide if you should add a power cell or if you should pick ...

How to Install Car Audio Capacitors

How to Install Car Audio Capacitors

Perhaps your headlights are dimming, or maybe you just decided to purchase a capacitor as a precautionary measure. Whatever the case, you have decided to purchase a power capacitor for your vehicle, and now you need to install it. Installing a car audio capacitor is fairly simple, but you should always take caution ...

The Benefits of Sound Dampening Equipment

The Benefits of Sound Dampening Equipment

Do you want to control the noise in your vehicle and prevent it from interfering with your music? Use sound dampening equipment to eliminate the excess noise of vehicle vibration and engine clatter. Sound dampening material reduces speaker vibration, resonance, and other vehicular noises. The sound dampening ...