As someone who has always been interested in music and therefore Hi-Fi, I
always wondered what these stereo systems in cars sound like. I feel them from
1,000 feet away, but what do they SOUND like IN the car, or SUV?
Years ago I was at Mark Levinson's home with a friend who was demo-ing some new
Cello equipment and will always remember Mark's response to Ken's comment about
the need for more bass: "Ken we're reproducing music here not creating sound
>From: Billy Zoom <email@example.com>
>Sent: Nov 6, 2006 10:26 AM
>To: Mark <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Spridgets <email@example.com>
>Subject: Re: Car Audio Amps.
>I went through this recently. I don't think you can get a regular amp
>anymore, and the types you mentioned sound horrible. I don't think the kids
>care about the sound quality. The current 2500 watts sounds more like 12
>watts, but with tons of distortion. The speakers are also terribly
>inefficient. I ended up combing ebay for a Pioneer amp from the early
>eighties. If you can find something like that, they're really cheap and
>their rated 12 watts per channel will blow the socks off the modern
>amps...without sounding like a tortured mosfet IC.
>BTW, HiFi has been dead for quite a while...welcome to the 21st Century.