15 THINGS EVERY CAR GUY SHOULD OWN

During 4th of July weekend, many car audio lovers are going online to avail of the biggest discount. This year, since we are all inclined to stay at home and keep safe, Onlinecarstereo is bringing the shopping to your screen. Over 1000 car audio products are up for grabs to make your vehicle sound better. To help you identify which items to buy here are the top 10 car audio products every car guy should own, in no particular order.

Every car audio enthusiast wants a total entertainment receiver to play with whether you are waiting for your wife or girlfriend while their doing shopping or grocery.  On top of our list is the Kenwood DMX125BT. This 6.8” touchscreen is not only featured-filled, but also very affordable at $170. For this price, you get Bluetooth connectivity, Android USB mirroring and rear view camera input all in a slim chassis. Another staple are the Sony head units and their latest iteration is the XAV-AX5500. If you want to step up a notch, you can go premium with this model that includes Apple Carplay and Android Auto and a personal navigator. The slick bezel-less 6.95” design is like no other and you can truly enjoy Japanese technology at its finest. For the old school car audio guy that does not want the touch screen, you can opt for the Alpine CDE-175BT. This unit is simple and compact but has all the bells and whistle. It comes with a front USB slot, Bluetooth and can play lossless FLAC high quality music. Its intuitive controls are strategically designed for ease of use.

  

Next in the list are speakers. The most common speaker size is 6x9” for most vehicles and the JL Audio C2-690TX tops this category. The 3-way design provides the best sound quality from different frequencies with RMS of 15-125 watts. Another common speaker size if 6.5” and again, JL Audio tops the list. The C2-650 is a great speaker due to JL’s quality materials that produces sparkling highs; smooth midrange and powerful bass. For the more affordable side, the Pioneer TS-A652F is also equipped with 320 watts RMS suitable for most car audio requirement and is perfect for first-time upgrades.

  

Calling all bassheads! In this area, the Massive Audio HIPPOXL 122 is essential. This monster gives out 4000 watts of power that is perfect for competition and just pure fun. On the cheaper side, the Power Acoustik MOFO-122X rules with its 2700 watts peak power, it is truly a bang for the buck. If you are looking for high quality, we go back to JL Audio. The superb craftsmanship of the 12W3v3-4 is really a no-brainer. The W3V3 series offers up to 1000 watts clean and high quality bass that is worthy of your car.

 

Lastly, car amplifiers are also essential gears to setup your car audio. You can choose from the amazingly compact JL Audio JX1000/1D that can power up to 900 watts. The Alpine PDR-M65 also stands out in the group for its high performance signature sound.

 

Some of the products worth mentioning is a good ampkit to start your setup. The Power Acoustik AK-4 and Soundstream WK-80X are very affordable ampkits that does the job. On the other hand, it is advisable to use oxygen-free ampkits and the Memphis Audio 17-4GPWKIT and JL Audio XD-PCS4-1B can provide this especially for your premium gear.

 

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SHOWCASE YOUR SETUP!

Since the inception of Onlinecarstereo, thousands of customers have already enjoyed our products throughout the years. They range from novice and beginner upgrades to experts professional setups that have been in competitions and shows. As a way of giving back to our loyal customers, we would like you to send us photo of your setup that you bought from us. Here we can show the world how it looks like and also encourage other car audio enthusiasts to imitate your setup.

Show us your dashboard if you’ve recently upgraded your head unit to a total entertainment system. Some of our best sellers include the Alpine iLX-W650, Pioneer’s NEX series receivers and the upcoming Sony XAV-AX5500. Selected items include free backup camera or siriusXM tuners. You’ll surely enjoy your music after the upgrade.

 

On the other hand, you can also highlight your new speaker setup and send us photos of your door speakers that feature your newly installed speaker system. It might include component, coaxial or tweeters.

 

Calling all bassheads! You can also showcase your booming setup featuring your high quality subwoofers. Our popular brands are JL Audio, Alpine, Massive Audio, Infinity and Pioneer. Send in those trunk photos of your cars or trucks.

 

Send in those pictures to our email at [email protected] and you’ll receive a free Pioneer SDA-WC01 on us! Just indicate you shipping address and we’ll send you your free gift. Valid only until supplies last.

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TYPE E FOR ECSTATIC

Better car sound does not mean you have to spend more. Alpine offers the SPE-5000SPE-6000 and SPE-6090 Type E-Series speakers. These are perfect upgrades for first timers who want to experience an increase in sound quality from stock speakers. Alpine has produced a solid and affordable speaker that results in more enjoyable music while cruising behind the wheel. Engineers redesigned it to encapsulate soft domed tweeters rather than the traditional type that more often give harsh sound. The Type E speakers are made to produce sound the artist intended it.

‍‍You have 3 size options. The 5 ¼”, 6 ½” and 6x9” which are the most common car speaker sizes. These are manufactured to fit a wide variety of vehicles so that holes are situated perfectly for any location. The new type E design features a sleek and modern look that will definitely speak your style and show your upgrade. The following are the technical specs of the Type E speakers:

SPE-5000

  • SPE-5000
  • SPE-6000
  • SPE-6090
  • CEA-2031 Power Rating: 50 Watts
  • Power Handling Capacity (RMS): 50 Watts
  • Power Handling Capacity (Peak): 200 Watts

SPE-6000

  • CEA-2031 Power Rating: 60 Watts
  • 60W RMS
  • 200W Peak Power

SPE-6090

  • 600W Peak Power (300W Per Speaker)
  • 150W RMS (75W Per Speaker)

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KICKER AMPS FOR THE MODERN DAY CAR

Amplifiers are an important piece of equipment to your car sound. If you are planning to upgrade your speakers and add a bass sound, a reliable and quality amplifier will surely provide you excellent sound that will last a while. Kicker is known to produce car amplifiers that provides amazing power, control and flexibility with sleek designs. Today, we are featuring the KX, DX and PX Kicker amplifiers.

KX Amps

With its cool black red design, the KX amps features up to 2400 watts of extreme power not to mention that the size is compact and doesn;t take up too much space. The Class D construction gives this amp the stability and efficiency it needs. What sets this amp apart is its illuminating knobs useful for easy adjustment even in dark spaces. KX amp models include: 44KXA4001, 44KXA4002, 44KXA4004, 44KXA8001, 44KXA8005, 44KXA12001, 44KXA12002, 44KXA16001 and 44KXA24001.

DX AMPS

If you’re on a budget, DX amps are the way to go. It delivers the power you need without breaking the bank. You can easily install them in any car using the full range RCA outputs. Whether it be factory or after-market radio, DX amps will pump out the power and produce the best sound. Models include: 43DXA1252, 43DXA2501, 43DXA2504 and 43DXA5001. The 46CXARC bass knob will work well these.

PX Amps

If you are on the lookout for durability, the PX are the go-to amps. The weatherproof design makes it the choice of motorcycle enthusiasts that want loud and excellent music. Features include auto-on and built-in crossovers which gives you total customization power. The PX amps are an epitome of big sound, small size. Models include: 42PXA2001, 42PXA2002, 42PXA3004 and 42PXA5001. The 46CXARC also works with the PX amps.

There you go guys! All of these amps are available at WWW.ONLINECARSTEREO.COM. We currently have a 5% OFF promo so please do checkout our catalog. You can also subscribe to our NEWSLETTER and receive weekly promotion via email to save tons of cash.

SONY, Japanese Ingenuity at It's Best

SONY, or Sonī Kabushiki Kaisha, has been in existence since 1946 at the wake of World War II when they first invented Japan’s first tape recorder, the Type-G. Since then, the company has expanded its products to include motion picture, video gaming, mobile phones and car audio.

Onlinecarstereo is an authorized dealer of Sony car audio entertainment products that includes head units, subwoofers, speakers, tweeters and amplifiers. Here are the some of the bestsellers in our catalog.

MEX-XB120BT - This receiver is a mainstay and can be considered the go-to stereo upgrade for novice and expert audiophiles. It is SiriusXM ready with a 4-channel output. It also has the capability of dual phone connection for bluetooth streaming. Besides the front-facing USB for instant charging, it has a 10 band equalizer to  tune your music to your preferred settings.

XAV-AX5000 - One of the premium units from Sony is the 6.95” digital media receiver. It is Carplay and Android Auto capable and has a built-in amp with 180 watts RMS power.

XAV-AX1000 - Another popular 2-DIN head unit from Sony with 6.2” mechless stereo. It is also equipped with Apple Carplay and Android Auto so you can enjoy your phone while drivin, streaming music and receive calls and text without touching your smartphone.

XM-GS100 - This mono Class D subwoofer amplifier sports 330 watts RMS at 4 ohms. It is compact and features active thermal control capability and as an added features, has blue illumination for design.

XM-GS6DSP - This 6/5 channel class D amplifier provides up to 780 watts of RMS power. It has DSP with 4.1 channel time alignment and you can directly stream your music with its bluetooth connection through the Sony Music Center App.

XS-FB1630 - This bang-for-the-buck 6.5” speaker is the default choice for instant car sound upgrade. For the price, you get a combined 270 watts peak power 3-way coaxial speaker. It has a very responsive bass through the MRC cone woofer and produces clear and crisp highs all for an affordable price.

XS-MP1621 - Sony also caters to boat enthusiasts. This marine speaker is a proof that they have a share of the pie when it comes to marine electronics. It produces 320 watts of combined peak power and CEA-2031 compliant. You will surely enjoy your trip in the middle of sea while listening to your favorite yacht rock music.

MEX-M100BT - This receiver is one of the few popular head units. Powered with a 4 channel amp with 160 watts of RMS power and bluetooth connectivity for music lovers who has Spotify, Pandora and iHeart Radio.

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SCORE A HOMERUN WITH JL AUDIO

The World Series is coming up fast and baseball fans are getting ready to root for their favorite team whether they’re at the house and even while driving. You can score a Hoerun because Onlinecarstereo is having a 10% off on JL Audio amplifiers and subwoofers this weekend.

The HD amplifiers are designed to provide its feature Single-Cycle Control switching technology to deliver top sound performance. Along with this, the HD amp comes with a signal processing crossover filter that is studio grade best for killing noise and produce balanced output to any setup. Models include: HD750/1, HD1200/1, HD600/4 and HD900/5.

On the other hand, XD amplifiers and amazingly small without sacrificing power and sound quality using its proprietary NexD technology. This is an advanced high speed switching tech to deliver power output under different conditions. Under the aluminum cover, the XD amplifier is equipped with variable crossover control for balanced output as well. Models include: 

XD300/1v2, XD600/1v2, XD600/1v2, XD200/2v2, XD400/4v2, XD500/3v2, XD600/6v2, XD700/5v2, XD800/8v2 and XD1000/5v2.

One of Onliencarstereo’s bestsellers is the RD amplifiers. These are sleek and powerful with JL’s trademark quality sound. Similar to XD’s, the RD amps are also equipped with studio-grade processing and automatic turn-on capability. Models include: RD500/1, RD1000/, RD400/4, RD900/5 and RD1500/1.

The MX amplifiers are smaller, more compact and very versatile. It has an efficient use of the NexD JL technology that produces loads of high-fidelity sound even with small charging systems. Models include: MX300/1, MX500/1, MX280/4, MX500/4 and MX600/3.

Onlinecarstereo will also have 10% off on JL Audio Subwoofers such as the W0v3, W1v3 and W3v3. These are the top subwoofer series from JL that many audiophiles across the globe has already enjoyed and continue to gather a huge following in the car audio industry. JL subwoofers has become a standard for great sound and reliability. Visit the JL Audio Subwoofer section at WWW.ONLINECARSTEREO.COM.

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KICKER DS 6.5" SPEAKER REVIEW

 

One of the most common speaker sizes for cars is the 6 ½ inch and Kicker is accomodating that with it’s DS Series speakers. These speakers are designed to fit any vehicle and was designed with various hole configuration that is virtually universal to any car door.

ONLINCARSTEREO is having a weekly promotion for the 43DSC6504. It provides 240 watts of peak power with 60 watts RMS. It’s balanced dome tweeter design will surely produced crisp highs which will definitely be better than your factory speakers. The non-protruding tweeter design is also beneficial to any upgrade as it will still fit your OEM speaker grilles if you decide to use them. Otherwise, the box comes with their own grill. The high sensitivity DS magnets equipped in the DS series speakers are manufactured to produce increased volume even with a stock radio or better yet, a Kicker X Amplifier.

Detailed specification of the 43DSC6504 are:

  • 2-way car speakers (pair)
  • 6-1/2" polypropylene woofer with ribbed polyester foam surround
  • 1/2" PEI domed tweeter
  • power range: handles up to 60 watts RMS (240 watts peak power)
  • frequency range: 40-20,000 Hz
  • sensitivity: 90 dB
  • top-mount depth: 1-13/16"
  • impedance: 4 ohms
  • grilles included

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KICKER DSC 6X9 REVIEW

The DSC Series speakers are the go to speakers for a quick and the ideal choice for first time upgrades. It’s holes are almost universal to every vehicle being designed in virtually every possible screw configuration. The DS Series are very affordable but once used can give you a vast improvement over your factory speaker sound. It is designed  with a high-sensitivity DS motor to produce increased volume even though you have a factory head unit; and even better if you have a Kicker DX Amplifier. The design of the non-protruded dome tweeters give you the benefit of clearing your factory grills so your upgrade stays seamless from the outside.

Onlinecarstereo is currently having a promotion for select Kicker DSC line speakers. Particularly the 43DSC69304. This speaker comes with 360 watts of peak power with 90 watts RMS. The polypropylene woofer surround material gives this little monster the power that your need to upgrade our factory sound. It also comes with a grill so you won;t have to worry about fitting your old grilles when you upgrade.

Here are the technical specifications:

  • 3-way car speakers (pair)
  • 6"x9" polypropylene woofer with ribbed polyester foam surround
  • 1/2" PEI dome tweeter and super tweeter
  • power range: 6-90 watts RMS (360 watts peak power)
  • frequency range: 30-20,000 Hz
  • sensitivity: 92 dB
  • top-mount depth: 3-1/4"
  • impedance: 4 ohms
  • grilles included

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