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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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Car Amplifier Buying Guide

Car Amplifier Buying Guide

Intro Buying an amplifier for a car audio system can be a daunting task. It can be a challenge for someone new to the industry to select the perfect amplifier for their ...

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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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How to Match a Subwoofer and an Amplifier

How to Match a Subwoofer and an Amplifier

As you scavenge deeper into the realm of car audio, you begin to realize that figuring out the proper amplifier/subwoofer setup is a lot harder than just matching power ratings. ...

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Car Subwoofer Wiring Rules

Car Subwoofer Wiring Rules

Two of the most important specifications to look at when matching subs to an amplifier are impedance and RMS rating. The total combined RMS rating of all the subwoofers should not ...

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How to Install an Amplifier in your Car

How to Install an Amplifier in your Car

Required Tools: Power and Ground Cable Wire Cutter and Stripper RCA Cables You may also need one or more of the following:  Screwdrivers (Flat, ...

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How to Bridge an Amplifier

How to Bridge an Amplifier

Bridging refers to combining two (four) channels of an amplifier into one (two) channel(s) with twice the voltage. A two channel amp can be bridged to one channel, and a four ...

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Types of Amplifiers

Types of Amplifiers

Amplifiers are classified by different class ratings (A, AB, D, etc.) and categorized by the number of channels they provide (mono, 2-, 4- etc). The class of an amplifier refers ...

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How To Choose An Amp

How To Choose An Amp

An amplifier modulates power from your car battery to supply your car stereo system with the juice it needs to keep the bass booming and the speakers crooning. There are many ...

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