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What is a Bluetooth Amplifier

What is a Bluetooth Amplifier

One of the best perks of constantly evolving technology is the new products that hit the market every year. While Bluetooth amplifiers aren’t technically new, RE Audio released ...

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Car Audio 101: Car Amplifiers

Car Audio 101: Car Amplifiers

An amplifier is really a simple piece of your aftermarket sound system. A car amplifier basically amplifies a signal from a source (in the case of a car sound system, your stereo) ...

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Amplifier Wiring Kit Buying Guide

Amplifier Wiring Kit Buying Guide

When looking to get the most out of your car’s sound system, an amplifier is often times the way to go. However, installing an amp into your system isn’t as simple as buying one ...

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What Is the Gain Setting On an Amplifier?

What Is the Gain Setting On an Amplifier?

The objective of an audio amplifier is to boost the incoming audio signal that is supplied by a radio or receiver. When we say audio signal, we mean a low voltage electrical ...

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How to Adjust Amplifier Gains Using a Digital Multi-Meter

How to Adjust Amplifier Gains Using a Digital Multi-Meter

The gain adjustment control on an amplifier is one of the most misunderstood concepts in the car audio world. Well, basic concepts that is. The purpose of the gain control is to ...

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Damping Factor

Damping Factor

When you look at an amplifier’s specifications you may come across one that says “Damping Factor”. The damping factor describes the ability of the amplifier to control the ...

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Car Amplifier Troubleshooting Guide

Car Amplifier Troubleshooting Guide

Follow this basic car amplifier troubleshooting guide to help you determine possible problems with your amplifier.  Basic errors are most often the cause of sound system ...

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Amplifier Classes (Topology)

Amplifier Classes (Topology)

A car audio amplifier increases the power of the signal being fed to it by taking energy from its power supply and matching the signal but increasing its amplitude. Whoa, yeah ...

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RMS V.S. Peak Power

RMS V.S. Peak Power

Car audio is all about the power ratings. The objective is to match up the power of your amplifier with the power handling capabilities of your speakers or subwoofers. Seems ...

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High-Level V.S. Low-Level Inputs

High-Level V.S. Low-Level Inputs

Car audio amplifiers come in a variety of configurations that can contour perfectly to your installation scenario. One aspect of an audio amplifier is the way it accepts a signal ...

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How to Create a Proper Ground

How to Create a Proper Ground

When installing an amplifier in your vehicle, the ground wire can make or break your sound system. An improperly installed ground can cause headlights to dim, amplifiers to burn, ...

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What Types of Wiring Do I Need to Install an Amplifier?

What Types of Wiring Do I Need to Install an Amplifier?

Power wire…ground wire…everything seems to involve wires. There is no escaping it, your amplifier needs wires or it won’t provide you with high quality sound. To make sure you ...

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Types of Wiring Harnesses

Types of Wiring Harnesses

Wires and lots of them! You open up the dash and all you see is a rainbow of colored strands that disappear into the inside of your car. It can be a daunting task to whip out the ...

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Where Do I Ground My Amplifier?

Where Do I Ground My Amplifier?

What is the purpose of a ground wire? A ground wire provides the least resistance to “earth ground” or chassis ground so that there is little possibility for a human to get ...

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What Gauge Wire Do I Need For My Amp?

What Gauge Wire Do I Need For My Amp?

When installing an aftermarket car audio system, having the correct wire connections is very important. The right cables and wires ensure that the strongest signal is going to the ...

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