Category: Car Speakers

Where to mount tweeters in a car

Where to mount tweeters in a car

Are you trying to figure out where to install the pair of tweeters that came with your recent component speaker purchase? If you are looking for the best location to install your new car audio tweeter, you’ll need to keep in mind that there isn’t one solution because every car is different. However, regardless of the ...

What are Crossovers?

What are Crossovers?

Believe it or not, there is a lot more that can go into a sound system than a headunit, speakers, subwoofer and amplifier. One such piece is a crossover. A crossover’s basic function is to take a single signal and split it up into multiple signals of specific frequency bands, low range, mid-range and high range ...

Car Audio 101: Car Speakers

After upgrading to an aftermarket car stereo, your next move is to upgrade your factory speakers. Factory speakers are made from cheap, flimsy materials and are not designed for quality sound reproduction. Because of their low quality construction, factory speakers don't tend to last very long. Factory speakers also ...

CEA-2031 Compliant Loudspeakers

CEA-2031 Compliant Loudspeakers

All CEA-2031 compliant loudspeakers adopt the same testing and measurement methods so comparing them side by side is easy. Loudspeakers include car speakers and subwoofers. The Consumer Electronics Association created new testing and measurement methods for mobile loudspeaker systems that define test procedures for ...

What Are Component Speakers?

What Are Component Speakers?

A component speakers has separate woofers, tweeters, and external crossovers which allow for many different installation configurations. Component systems can have anywhere from 2 to 4 speakers, each connected via the external crossover network. This crossover sends the correct frequency to each speaker, so the low ...

What Are Coaxial Speakers?

What Are Coaxial Speakers?

Coaxial speakers are speakers comprised of a midrange woofer and a tweeter which is either built-in or suspended over the midrange woofer. The majority of stock OEM car speakers are coaxial in design because of low cost and easy installation. With a coaxial setup, all you need is two speakers to get a wide range of ...

Facts about Blown Speakers

Facts about Blown Speakers

What are blown speakers? Blown speakers are those that have been damaged by an excessive amount of sound being pushed through thecar speakers. How do you know that your speakers are blown? Identifying that your speakers are blown tends to be fairly easy.  If a speaker is blown, or partially blown, it will create a ...

How to Install Car Speakers

How to Install Car Speakers

Upgrading your car speakers is the best and most affordable way to improve your sound system.  In order to avoid returns and overly complex installations, it is important that you pick a set of speakers that will fit in your vehicle. We have compiled an online database to help you select the proper set of car ...

The Car Speaker Buying Guide

The Car Speaker Buying Guide

Buying the right set of speakers for your car is a critical step of building your dream sound system. However, buying a set of speakers is not nearly as simple as finding a speaker design you like and plugging it in. For starters, the speaker mount locations in your car limit your choices to speakers that will ...