Amplifiers Archive

What Gauge Wire for Amp?

So, you just got your new amplifier and your subwoofer, and it’s time to hook it up and enjoy the bass but you found that there are too many things you need to figure out. Things like : “what gauge wire is right for my amp?”, “How much wire do I need?”, “What size fuse do I need to use fo the inline fuse holder?”. …

Best Monoblock Amp

Buying an amplifier for your car audio system can be a daunting task especially if you’re new to the industry and have no experience in this field. So, if you’re a newbie, the first thing to do is to read our unrivaled car amplifier buying guide in which we explained in details all the relevant specifications and guidelines of how to choose the best amplifier …

What’s the Best 4 Channel Amplifier

An amplifier is an essential component in building a great aftermarket car audio system. It’s a key product for anyone who cares about great sound quality, and not just seasoned audiophiles. The reason being: car headunits are equipped with built-in amps, but many of these aren’t much to write home about. So, if you want your speakers to really sing, amplifiers are definitely part of …

What’s the Best Car Audio Capacitor?

A car audio capacitor is an electronic component that can store, and discharge electrical energy very quickly. Car audio capacitors are used to filter or buffer any sudden fluctuations in a circuit’s voltage, smoothing the ensuing signal. They store a temporary electrical charge that can be released later to feed your hungry amp during peak demands, which prevents your car’s lights from dimming when loud …

How to Bridge an Amplifier ( with pictures )

Bridging an amplifier refers to combining two (four) channels of an amplifier into one (two) channel(s) with half the ohm. A two channel amplifier can be bridged to one channel, and a four channel amp can bridged into two channels. Bridging amps is a common process in car stereo systems, as it allows for increasing the amp’s power output. For example, a 2-channel amplifier rated …

Best Car Amplifier Reviews

Some people think that amplifiers are just for seasoned audiophiles who want to be heard miles away. Sure, there is some fact to this, but in fact an amplifier is a key product for anyone who cares about great sound quality. Every car headunit comes with a built-in amplifier. However, for the most part these built-in amps aren’t much to write home about. If you’ve …