Car Audio Legend

Car audio innovators Hertz, may well have jumped the gun by foisting legendary status on the Mille Legend range on launch day. At the time, we raised our eyebrows, even though we know not to underestimate the Italian stars of car audio. Our facial muscles relaxed somewhat as we explored the specifications and discovered the […]

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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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Focussed Car Audio

Dispersion is everything in a car in order to achieve focussed car audio! Despite claiming to work with some very fancy home hi-fi brands, motor manufacturers still insist on fitting speakers in sonically compromising positions. The speakers in most cars tend to fire straight at a drivers knees. If you are lucky, you may find […]

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Diffusing Waves In Cars

Skinz Wave Diffuser is a fascinating product. Looking more like a sound absorber than a diffuser, in practice it performs both jobs to an extent. But how does it save us from poor sound? A speaker produces sound by moving air. A cone vibrates at various frequencies and throws air forward………and backwards. Herein lies the […]

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Music Streaming In A Car

Streaming music in a car is almost a necessity now as car manufacturers see the opportunity to further cut cost by deleting the CD mechanism. There are many competing services that use huge music libraries and technological integration with everything from Smart TV’s to Smart Speakers and mobile phones to grab new consumers. The most […]

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Matching Car Audio Equipment

There are many brands and ranges within brands in car audio. Car amplifiers and car speakers are specifically designed to work together. They may have been designed in conjunction with each other and electronically matched to squeeze the best performance from each other. The resultant sound however, is not necessarily going to suit everyone. Specific […]

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High Efficiency Car Audio

Audison is revolutionising car audio. Having enjoyed a long time at the top with their high-end speakers and amplifiers they are always looking forward. Their gaze at the moment seems to be toward making more efficient systems, but why? As always, there are a number of possible answers here. Fundamentally, more efficient systems require less […]

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How To Tame Your Car Sounds

Premium Car Audio manufacturer Audison leads the way when it comes to plug and play upgrades for the discerning music lover on the road. Its Prima range was conceived and developed to get the very best out of a vehicle’s standard speaker positions. Many of these make no sense at all from a sonic perspective. […]

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Classical Music Gas

The term “classical music” can be very emotive. Many people will avoid anything that claims to be “classical music” like the plague! I am sad to admit that I was of this mind set myself. In my case however, I felt I had good cause. I never really minded the music and was exposed to […]

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Hi Res Music Streaming In Cars

In 2015, Driving Sounds Magazine reviewed the then new Audison bit Play HD, hi res music server for the car. At the time, HD music (now known almost universally as “hi res”) was very new to the automotive world and so an explanatory article called “CD vs HD-audio” was included in the same issue of […]

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