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Feb 27, 2013

Rockford Fosgate 2013 Prime Series Amplifiers Now Available

Rockford Fosgate R150X2

Rockford Fosgate announced that the updated and expanded 2013 Prime Series amplifier line is now shipping.

"Our goal with the 2013 Prime amplifier line was to make them more installer friendly, better performing, and to make every model have a consistent cosmetic look." explained Theresa Hephner, Rockford's senior director of product development and marketing. "After a tremendously successful launch at our recent 2013 Product Showcase, the feedback was that our dealers were excited to get these into their stores and in to customers' cars."…

Feb 27, 2013

Rockford Fosgate's 2013 Prime Series Full Range Speakers Now Shipping

Rockford Fosgate R169X3

Rockford Fosgate announced that its upgraded 2013 Prime full range speakers are now shipping.

"The next generation of Rockford Fosgate Prime coax speakers provides both performance and an ultra-efficient design for our customers," said Theresa Hephner, Rockford senior director of product development and marketing. "Prime loudspeakers are a perfect factory replacement for any vehicle, offering Rockford Fosgate sound quality at a fantastic value. Coupled with our Punch and Power series, we can almost guarantee that we have a full range speaker for every budget and virtually every application."…

Feb 7, 2013

Bose Energy Efficient Series Sound System Now Available In Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf Sound System

Today, Bose announces its first custom-designed Bose Energy Efficient Series sound system in an all-electric vehicle, the 2013 Nissan LEAF. The Bose system in the LEAF delivers powerful, high-quality audio, but with a significantly smaller and lighter footprint than conventional systems, and at about half the electrical current.

“The Bose Energy Efficient Series sound system delivers on all its promise for LEAF owners. It’s remarkably efficient — without conceding on great musical performance,” said Brandon Westley, president of the Bose Automotive Systems Division…

Jan 11, 2013

KICKER Introduces New CX-Series Amplifiers

Kicker CX1200.1

New for 2013, KICKER CX-Series Amplifiers furnish everything expected from the leader in breakthrough mobile audio, including the advanced feature set and trusted reliability one would imagine. They consist of flexible multi-channel models and potent monoblock models, both with power that always exceeds rated power. CX is the foundation for pure KICKER power and dependable, crystal-clear entertainment in a vehicle.

It has become standard for KICKER amplifiers to come in the most compact package allowable, and CX Amplifiers are no different. Featuring an optimized circuit layout for the most efficient use of components and clearest sound quality, CX Amplifiers set the curve for smaller footprints, with monoblock models measuring under 12-1/2 inches long…

Jan 9, 2013

Alpine Debuts Full-Featured CD Receivers CDE-HD149BT, CDE-HD148BT And CDE-147BT

Alpine CDE-HD148BT

Continuing with its heritage of premium sound quality products, Alpine today debuted three new full-featured CD receivers at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), held Jan. 8-11 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The receivers are equipped with an array of features that appeal to true car audio enthusiasts and are even compatible with Alpine’s new smartphone sound tuning app, TuneIt…

Jan 9, 2013

KICKER CS-Series Component Systems Specifically Designed to Fit Better Than Ever

Kicker CSS65

KICKER CS-Series Component Speaker Systems are designed with the installer in mind more than ever before, delivering easy-fitting, more manageable components while delivering acclaimed KICKER performance and durability. The smooth midranges and impactful highs composed by these KICKER-infused, four-speaker systems complete an outstanding musical experience in any ride.

Providing a superior-sounding, affordable complement to a KICKER Yellow/C-Series system, CS Component Systems are crafted to fit in more vehicles than any previous KICKER components…

Jan 9, 2013

New Budget Head Units CDE-143BT, CDE-141 And UTE-42BT From Alpine

Alpine CDE-141

Three new entry priced 1-DIN head units are being shown by Alpine at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), taking place Jan. 8-11 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The head units deliver easy access to music through Alpine’s renowned sound quality, all at attractive price points…

Jan 9, 2013

Alpine Expands Subwoofer Lineup With BASSLINE Subwoofers

Alpine SWA-12S4

Alpine is debuting new subwoofers at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Jan. 8-11 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The new SWA "BASSLINE" series subwoofers are budget-friendly, deliver powerful bass, yet are still designed to Alpine’s exacting quality and reliability standards.

Alpine collaborated with the popular hip-hop group Far East Movement on the design of the SWA BASSLINE subwoofers. Far East Movement is known for their fun-loving, high-energy songs with driving, deep bass undertones. Far East Movement worked with Alpine engineers to provide input on the qualities they preferred for the SWA subwoofers…

Jan 9, 2013

New 2-DIN AV DVD Receivers IVE-W530 And IVE-W535HD From Alpine

Alpine IVE-W530

Alpine has two audio-video (AV) head units for in-dash use. The IVE-W530 and IVE-W535HD both have 6.1-inch full VGA high-resolution screens and DVD slots, making them ideal for users who prefer a screen-based entertainment system in the dash.

The IVE-W535HD is compatible with several digital audio sources. It has a built-in HD Radio™ receiver; it can control Pandora® internet radio via iPhone®, Android™ and BlackBerry™ smartphones; and is compatible with SiriusXM (requires tuner and subscription, sold separately)…

Jan 8, 2013

New Alpine V-Power Amplifiers Deliver Big Power In A Compact Size

Alpine MRX-M240

Alpine will debut its redesigned V-Power vehicle amplifiers at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), taking place Jan. 8-11 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The new and improved V-Power amplifiers are powerful and stylish at attractive price points…