Car Audio Upgrade Reviews

Going online and selecting products you have never heard of in search of great sound can be a little treacherous. We understand that there is a general suspicion of impartiality that can come with visiting your local installer. The answer may lie in third party reviews of car audio upgrades, accompanied by candied interview’s with […]

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Hertz Car Audio

The Hertz Audio Visual brand was launched in 1998 by Italian car audio guru’s Elettromedia. It was instigated to give voice to its sister brand, Audison. Audison began a world-beating journey in car amplifier development in 1979. Elettromedia felt a little disillusioned that Audison amplifier performance was occasionally being let down by competitor speaker brands […]

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Bass Restoration

Reproducing bass frequencies in your car is not easy. This is especially true when car manufacturers introduce dynamic equalisation curves that actually suppress bass to preserve their cheap and nasty speakers. Over many years American audio innovator, AudioControl, has developed a technology that does a great job in restoring bass content and regenerating those frequencies […]

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Power To The Speakers!

Power To The Speakers Does your  in car audio system sound flat and lifeless? Too much bass when stationary, not enough when driving? Appalling dynamic range and a lack of clarity? These are all complaints we receive on a daily basis. The temptation is to blame the speakers. Almost universally, these are purchased by the […]

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Car Active Subwoofer Impedance

Car Active Subwoofer Impedance Recent technological achievements have led to a trend toward compact active subwoofers with astonishing performance. Bass enhancement upgrades in a car have aways come with compromise. Often requiring deployment of a sizeable amplifier and a large-coned subwoofer in an enormous enclosure. Naturally, as car owners become more luggage-space conscious and vehicle […]

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Listening to Music in Your Car

In the olden days, when multi-amplifier car audio upgrades were new, an upgraded system was generally set up to suit a drivers musical taste. Back then people would follow music like they follow a football team, remaining loyal to “Drum and Bass United” or whatever their preference was. But things have changed drastically, as people […]

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Is your car audio system upmixed or just mixed up?

Is your car audio system upmixed or just mixed up? What is Upmixing? The block diagram above shows a system for creating surround sound from a 2-channel source.  Known as “upmixing”, this was once the preserve of the home listening environment. We have seen many similar systems employed in executive saloon cars over the years. […]

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