Category: Car Amplifiers
How to Calculate the Efficiency of an Amplifier

How to Calculate the Efficiency of an Amplifier

Want to learn how to find the efficiency of your amplifier? In this article we will tell you  how to measure the efficiency of your amplifier with a couple simple tools. Most of ...

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Kicker Failsafe Integration Technology (FIT™)

Kicker Failsafe Integration Technology (FIT™)

Leading The Way for Car Audio Engineering Since 2010 Kicker - a world leader in car audio technology - has featured FIT™ in many of their high performance amplifiers. Ranging ...

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How To Strap Two Amps Together, Double Your Power!

How To Strap Two Amps Together, Double Your Power!

For this how-to, I'm going to use the DC Audio 7.5k . For the most part, "Strapping" - aka 'Bridging' - TWO amps together is done to get Double the @1ohm Power Rating of One ...

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How to Tune an Amplifier

How to Tune an Amplifier

In order to get the absolute best performance & sound quality from your amplifier it is very important to know exactly how to properly tune an amplifier. The most common ...

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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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Sonic Electronix Certified Amplifiers

Sonic Electronix Certified Amplifiers

Sonic Electronix Certified Amplifiers* are thoroughly tested by our in-house experts for accurate power output compared to manufacturer stated ratings, ensuring you know the true ...

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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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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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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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