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If you are into SPL or follow the exploits of any of the top competitors in the various SPL contests, you’re probably very familiar with the name American Bass. Established back in 1991, and based in Maple Heights Ohio, the folks at American Bass are [ … ]
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The Eclipse AVN726E is definitely a high-end Navigation/Headunit. The built in GPS uses flash-based memory for all the navigation features, which improves the speed of any touch screen commands such as zooming and scrolling, and keeping your maps up [ … ]

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The new Kenwood KDC-HD942U ($299.00 USD) is a single DIN chassis CD/MP3 Receiver that provides connectivity for your iPod, and includes a built-in HD Radio tuner. With the optional KCA-BT200 Bluetooth adapter, the unit will also allow you to make and [ … ]

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On the eastern edge of the great Los Angeles basin lies the quiet suburb of Chino, California. Traditionally, Chino has been an area rich in agriculture. Providing a great deal of the dairy products for Southern Californian supermarkets, you would ex [ … ]
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If you’ve been paying attention, you may have noticed that the folks over at JVC have stepped up their high performance car audio program significantly in the last couple of years. The JVC Arsenal series of products are designed to go head to head [ … ]

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If you’re an avid enthusiast, you’re likely quite familiar with the name Scosche. The family owned and operated company has been providing dash kits, adapters, harnesses, and all manner of high quality installation aids since 1980. But what you might [ … ]
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Livin’ Loud with “All the Bass – Half the Space”

That was the tag line for the original Kicker Solo-Baric subwoofers, and it was pretty true. Back in the 90’s, Kicker figured out a way to get a woofer to perform exceptionally well in small sealed en [ … ]

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Seems like everyone is being a bit more careful with their money these days, and when we do buy something, the focus is on getting the best value for each and every hard earned dollar. We all want well made, reliable, good performing gear for our dou [ … ]
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Back in 1995, serious car audio enthusiasts were busy building cars that would hold their own against most home systems in terms of sound quality. Plus back in those days IASCA quickly became a hugely popular organization with thousands of registered [ … ]

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In this very issue, you’ll find an article featuring three different Sony systems that could be had within a very modest price range to suit any budget. As I recall, the most expensive of them was only about a grand. Let’s take a closer look at the w [ … ]

Kirk Proffitt: 2005 Acura TL

Vehicle: 2005 Acura TLTeam: Zapco / XS Power/ Audio XCompetition Sanctioning Body: MECA, IASCACompetition Class: MECA Modex, IASCA Pro/AMNoteworthy Scores: 98/100 Install at the 2014 MECA World Finals, Highest SQ Score IASCA Pro/AM 2014 INAC…
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JVC KS-AX3205D Amplifier

With bold new styling and a chassis that’s 10% smaller than last year’s amp, the new DRVN series of amps from JVC are all about performance and great value. One of the best values they…
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Metra - Mini Cooper Dash Kit

Big sound can come in small packages thanks to the release of a new Mini Cooper dash kit from Metra Electronics for nearly all models 2007 and up.   The legendary subcompact was first introduced…
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