Christmas ’16: In Retrospect

As we come to the end of another trading year it seems fitting to look back at what has changed for us. Personally I think the development of affordable and powerful Digital Signal Processing by Audison has been a complete game changer. At Car and Home Stereo we have always embraced any new technology that […]

Something Special

Know someone who’s obsessed with music? Want to surprise them with a new set up? Know absolutely nothing about audio systems? Why not pop in to Car & Home Stereo? Tim would love to be of service! No one knows sound like Tim and as a musician he understands the importance of it. That’s why […]

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Upgrading the Defender

The Land Rover Defender is a true British classic design. Although, now sadly out of production, the longevity of the Defender means that they will be on (and off) our roads for a great many years to come. It’s design hasn’t changed much in its 70 years and, despite continuous improvements to comfort the audio, […]

The Unsung Heroes of Radio

Aerials, the unsung heroes of radio! They may not be glamorous or sexy but your aerial is arguably the most important part of any radio system. It is the link between the station transmitter and your car radio and without it the best radio receiver in the world is going to be silent. This is […]

Simon Says? Speakers Please!

For this instalment let’s look at speaker installation. The speaker is the last piece of hardware between your music and your ears and as such has an awful lot to do with the sound you hear. The science behind the speaker is extremely simple; pass an electric current through a wire that sits inside a […]

Cutting Edge! with JL Audio

Today let’s look at the range of fantastic high performance products from JL Audio. Formed in 1975, JL Audio are based in Florida USA and from the very start, their passion has always been to produce the best possible products. Originally they concentrated on sub-woofers and they quickly earned an enviable reputation for amazing power […]

Don’t Sacrifice Quality Today featuring Bose

Here at Car & Home Stereo, we don’t just stock speakers we also have a great variety of Bose accessories. We don’t think you should have to sacrifice quality if you don’t have a high tech set up so we have some incredible Bose headphones in store. It is an ideal birthday or Christmas present […]

Audio Installation with Full Instrumentation!

Over the 40 years that Car and Home Stereo has been installing audio systems to cars we have seen enormous changes. Changes to the source units available (who else remembers 8 track cartridges?!), changes to the playback systems and of course changes to the vehicles themselves. While a 1970’s Ford Escort shares a common purpose […]

Coming Home to Great Sound

Here at Car & Home Stereo Macclesfield, we love talking about our cars and how good they sound. This week, though, we wanted to take a look at the other side of what we do – bringing great sound to your home. Enjoying your favourite music at home has never been easier. The latest home […]

Selecting a Subwoofer : The Nitty Gritty

Most music consists of a full range of audible frequencies, from low bass (bass guitar, cello etc) to high treble (cymbals, piccolo) although a notable exception is John Cage’ Four minutes and Thirty Three seconds. In simple terms – the lower the sound, the longer the sound wave and the more energy required to generate […]