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Sony XAV-AX150

Sony XAV-AX150 Review

Is the Sony XAV-AX150 the best value Apple CarPlay and Android Auto radio for 2022? Now more than ever, consumers can appreciate the great value

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Renault Clio Sport V6

Renault Sport Clio V6

This week in the shop When you have clients that are car collectors, you get to see and work on the occasional unicorn like this

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Maserati Apple CarPlay

2015 Maserati GranTurismo Sport – Apple CarPlay Installation This week at the shop: Maserati Apple CarPlay installation. You might assume this Italian exotic would be

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Alpine iLX-407 -back side of radio

Alpine iLX-407 Review

This week in the shop I received a couple of long awaited Alpine iLX-407’s. Actually, what I received were the i407-WRA Restyle kits for 2011

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Alpine iLX-W650 Review - Home screen pic

Alpine iLX-W650 Review

Alpine iLX-W650 – Tremendous value in a tiny package Update 7-1-19 – I do think the Alpine iLX-W650 is the best value Apple CarPlay and

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Sony XAV-AX200 Review

Sony XAV-AX200 Review

Sony XAV-AX200 expected to ship soon – in depth review coming soon My regular readers probably already know this, but I am a huge fan

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Alpine i209-WRA installed Jeep Wrangler at Sounds Incredible Mobile, Brookfield, CT.

Alpine i209-WRA Installed

Alpine i209-WRA installed with brake light reverse camera at Sounds Incredible Mobile At Sounds Incredible Mobile, in Brookfield, CT, we recently had a client bring

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Parrot RNB6 CES 2015

Parrot RNB6 Eighty-sixed

Parrot RNB6 Cancelled – Technology Nabbed by Automotive Manufacturers After months of anticipation and waiting, many consumers will be disappointed to learn that the Parrot RNB6

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JBL GX602 Review

JBL GX602 Review

Sweet!  Free set of JBL GX602 speakers to review – Wait, can I even sell these in my own shop? I really didn’t know what

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JL Audio CES 2015

JL Audio CES 2015

JL Audio reveals several new model amplifiers, powered subwoofers and hints at new processor at CES 2015 While attending CES 2015 I paid a visit to

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Alpine iLX-007 Review - Yeah, it's really that small

Alpine iLX-007 Review

It’s here – The Alpine iLX-007 CarPlay Stereo Check it out!  Today I received a couple Alpine iLX-007’s and I have to say I’m quite

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Alpine Headphones Review

Alpine Headphones Review

Alpine Headphones Review – Can you feel the music? Alpine’s PR department recently sent me a set of their new Alpine Headphones for review.  After

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Pioneer App Radio 4 features CarPlay, three 4 volt preouts, 13 band EQ and more.

AppRadio 4 vs AVH-4000NEX

Pioneer – AppRadio 4 vs AVH-4000NEX Estimated read time: 2 minutes 30 seconds.  Want to read later? Pioneer now has two double din head units

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Jeep Wrangler Stereo Upgrade Double Din Installed

Jeep Wrangler Stereo Upgrade

Thinking about a Jeep Wrangler stereo upgrade, but not quite sure where to start? Be sure to check out my other Jeep Wrangler stereo upgrade articles which

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I switched to Bluehost

Hello readers, Just a quick post to let you know I recently switched to Bluehost from Yahoo.  The site speed was atrocious and customer service

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Best Bluetooth Car Stereo

Looking for a single din Bluetooth car stereo? Estimated read time: 3 minutes 21 seconds.  Want to read later? Nearly every day in my own

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Album Art View iPod AVIC-5000NEX

AVIC-5000NEX Review

Pioneer AVIC-5000NEX Review by Car Stereo Chick Estimated read time: 6 minutes 48 seconds.  Want to read later? If you are shopping for a double

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Where have I been?

Trying to figure out what Pioneer iPod cable I need nowadays….Seriously, have you seen this cross reference chart? What iPod cable do I need for

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Dual 4 Ohm Subwoofer

Why did my speakers blow?

I hear this all the time from customers.  There’s a big misconception when it comes to understanding why speakers blow.  Many people think that too

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The Real Deal

Hello there everyone.  My name is Annie Amen and car audio is my life.  I started in this business 10 years ago.  I have had

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