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Car Stereos and Speakers

Car stereos and speakers are audio and video system designed for automobiles. They are commonly composed of two speakers and a stereo system but are also expandable depending on the user’s preference or needs.

Asked in Car Stereos and Speakers, Ford Explorer

What are the Radio and Speaker wiring diagrams - color coding for the speaker wiring on a 1986-2005 Taurus Sable?

Radio & Speaker Wiring Info 2001-2005 Ford Taurus Car Radio Stereo Wiring Diagram Car Radio Battery Constant 12v+ Wire: Green/Black Car Radio Accessory Switched 12v+ Wire: Black/Pink Car Radio Ground Wire: Black/Green Car Radio Illumination Wire: N/A Car Stereo Dimmer Wire: N/A Car Stereo Antenna Trigger: N/A Car Stereo Amp Trigger Wire: N/A Car Stereo Amplifier Location: N/A Car Audio Front Speakers Size: 6x8 Car Audio Front Speakers Location: Doors Left Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Orange/Green Left Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Blue/White Right Front Speaker Positive Wire...
Asked in Car Stereos and Speakers, Technology

What is the blue book value of soundesign speakers Z 1200 B?

I am unaware of any "Blue Book" for stereo equipment. Since the speakers were made for Radio Shack, I would venture they are not worth very much. ...
Asked in Car Stereos and Speakers, Home Electricity, Modification of Old Electrical Work

Does the ribbed wire connect to the positive or negative on a light fixture?

On a molded 2- or 3-wire line cord the ribbed conductor is the neutral conductor. On a polarized 2-prong plug it will be connected to the wider blade. On some line cords the neutral conductor may have a white stripe instead of ribs. ...
Asked in Computers, Car Fuses and Wiring, Car Stereos and Speakers

What does rem mean on an amplifier?

On an amplifier, rem. usually stands for remote. For an automotive audio amplifier, the remote connection could be for a gain remote. This is usually a dial at one end and a phone jack like connection on the other. This allows you to turn down the gain or volume on the amplifier wherever you wish to mount the remote. If there is a terminal (screw and clamp for attaching wires) under the rem label, then it is for remote shut off....
Asked in Car Fuses and Wiring, Car Stereos and Speakers, Saturn L-Series

How do you remove the battery from a 2002 Saturn LS?

First you have to slide off the computer looking thing in front of the battery, you should then see the metal plate it was attached to - which is also holding down the battery... simply remove it with a wrench and disconect the battery cables (black first) and the battery should slide right out. ...
Asked in Car Stereos and Speakers

How do you ground the parking brake wire to watch movies?

I always wire it with the ground on the radio harness but this is not legal! My tv is low on the dash so I don't worry about. It should be wired to the emergency hand brake safety switch but most wire it to a toggle switch under the dash to turn it off and on. If you want to do it the switch route, get a 2 prong switch and wire one side to a ground or any metal...
Asked in Car Stereos and Speakers, CD and DVD Drives

How do you open car CD player?

It depends on either its screwed or glued if its glued sorry but you cant take it out ! If its screwed then unscrew it and unplug it hten its out! ...
Asked in Car Stereos and Speakers, Chevy Blazer S-10, MP3 Players Audio and Sound Systems

Can you hook up subs to factory jeep stereo?

Yu can hook subs up any where but to a stock the power output wont be much so they wont really hit ...
Asked in Car Stereos and Speakers, Toyota 4Runner

How do you repair or replace the power antenna on a 1998 Toyota 4Runner?

If the antenna does not motor in and out, it can be the antenna mast OR the motor assembly. Usually you can hear the motor moving and if so, it may be ok. It is probably a broken or worn out or badly installed antenna cable. The antenna mast has a nylon sprocket cable that winds in the motor assembly and that sometimes break or wears out so you need to replace the integrated antenna mast-nylon cable assembly. To replace the antenna...
Asked in Car Stereos and Speakers

Can you wire a guitar amp as car sub woofer?

You can wire it but the problem is a guitar amp is for higher sound so if u listen to rock with it you should be alright but if you are looking for bass go to a bass amp or just get a 12 inch sub in a ported box its going to be toltally diff sound ...
Asked in Car Stereos and Speakers

How difficult is it to replace your car stereo?

Replacing a car stereo is not a difficult process. All you need to do is take off the face plate, unscrew the radio, and unhook the wires. Then place the new stereo in, hook up the wires, screw the new stereo in, and replace the face plate. ...
Asked in Car Stereos and Speakers

What is the biggest sub woofer you can put in car?

try the KICKER SOLO X 10000 Watt SQUARE 18" SUBWOOFER! it's HUGE and loud
Asked in Car Stereos and Speakers

How much do kicker ten inch sub woofers cost?

It depends on the type; L5, L7,CVR,CXR Solo-X. The cheaper 1 is around $80.00 each. The upper price one is $699.00 each. ...
Asked in Consumer Electronics, Car Stereos and Speakers

Can 270 watt speakers damage a 125 watt amp?

Not unless the speakers are rated at a resistance (ohms) that is incompatible with the amp. Speakers don't generate power, the rating only tells you how much they can handle. So, speakers capable of up to 270 watts, can certainly handle 125 watts. However, if the amp is not 1-ohm stable and the speakers are 1-ohm, you could cause the amp to cut out and overheat depending on the protection mechanism of the amp. ...
Asked in Car Stereos and Speakers

Could a sub blow if they are wired wrong?

It is certainly important to wire a sub-bass unit correctly to ensure it receives the right signal from the right amplifier. However, swapping the wires to the speaker will not damage the speaker. It will adversely affect the system sound quality but a speaker wired back to front will not be damaged by the wiring. One of the prime reasons for any speaker to be damaged is receiving a distorted signal from an amplifier. An amplifier that is over-driven will produce a...
Asked in Car Stereos and Speakers, Math and Arithmetic

Should two 12 inch insignia sub speakers be ported?

i love ported boxes because it's less wear and tear on the subs because the air isn't pushing against the sub, but leaving the port. so i found out that you get a louder, better performance with ported boxes. ...
Asked in Car Stereos and Speakers

Which is better car stereo Sony or kenwood?

Kenwood. Sony is garbage.
Asked in Car Stereos and Speakers, Oldsmobile Alero, Ford F-350

How do you take the stock stereo out of an 01 Alero?

the first thing you'll need to do is to pry up the shiter display, disconnect the light and the ETS button. Apply praking brake, key in the ignition, foot on brake, move shifter into 1st gear. Gently lift shifter up and to the left. It will get caught on the radio trim, but will move with some gentle persuasion. the radio trim has several clips that hold it in place. Start at the bottom and gently pull on the trim. you...
Asked in Car Stereos and Speakers

How do you set the clock on a Pioneer DEH-P760MP?

Turn off the stereo then push the menu button on some models this is the volume dial, if yours pushes in, the it will ask you if you want to set the clock or any other options listed there. ...
Asked in Consumer Electronics, Car Electronics and Lights, Car Stereos and Speakers, MP3 Players Audio and Sound Systems

How do you hook up a 1 farad capacitor to your amp?

A FARAD IS HUGE TO BEGIN WITH connect to amp? what an amplifier, output input?: people answer this question with no idea of what is the question . Answer 1 You first have to determine which side of the cap is positive and which side is negative. You run a wire from the negative side to the chassis and for the positive side you run a cable from the battery to the terminal and from the terminal to the amp. so that the...
Asked in Car Stereos and Speakers

Can you install your Bose car speakers myself?

Bose car speakers can be installed without having a professional do it for you. Included are instructions so that you are able to install them correctly. ...
Asked in Cars & Vehicles, Car Stereos and Speakers, Toyota Camry

What are the stereo wiring color codes for an 1986 Toyota Camry?

The answer is right here- http://www.installdr.com/InstallDocs/Toyota/Camry.html ...