Can An Amp Cook A Hot Dog?

Most car audio enthusiasts already know the answer to this question but a Rockford Fosgate rose to the challenge. Watch...

Sound Science: Microphones and Speakers

When the electrical current from an audio signal passes through its voice coil—a coil of wire capable of moving axially...

Sound Science: The Speed of Sound Experiments

The speed of sound is the distance travelled per unit of time by a sound wave as it propagates through...

Sound Science: What is Sound?

In physics, sound is a vibration that propagates as an acoustic wave, through a transmission medium such as a gas,...

Subwoofer and Amplifier Combinations

When installing your car audio system, the right subwoofer and amplifier combination is imperative to the longevity and efficiency of...

Subwoofer break in

No, we are not talking about stealing someone else’s car audio stereo lol.  When purchasing new subwoofers it is general good practice...

Basics of Tweeters

It’s important that your car audio system is balanced.  Tweeters are perfect for playing high frequencies. The shape of the...

Sound Science: Haas effect

The “precedence effect” was described and named in 1949 by Wallach et al. They showed that when two identical sounds...

Sound Science: Basics of Acoustics

Acoustic waves are a type of energy propagation through a medium by means of adiabatic compression and decompression. Important quantities...

Sound Science: Physics of the 3D Audio effect

3D audio effects are a group of sound effects that manipulate the sound produced by stereo speakers, surround-sound speakers, speaker-arrays, or headphones. This...