Stealth Installation: Audi Edition

At Car and Home Stereo, we have been installing high-performance audio for over 40 years now. As I’ve said before we have seen a continuous change in vehicles, equipment, and technology but one very noticeable change has been the drive to take up less space. Amplifiers have shrunk in size and subwoofers can operate in […]

Improving one of Germany’s Finest

BMW have a long and illustrious history as manufacturers of engines and vehicles. Their market share in the UK is typically around 5% and one of their most popular products is the 3 series. There is a version for everyone from a sedate family saloon to a barely tamed rocket ship but they all have […]

A, AB, D or All Three? Pick Your Amp!

Amplifiers, such a range but which is right for you? I’d like to discuss amplifier types and applications. As a Four Master, Car and Home Stereo are recognised as one of the leading car audio installers in the country. Our knowledge and experience mean that we are ideally placed to choose the right equipment and […]

Gain An Advantage: Amplifier

Anyone who has dabbled in car audio will have come across an amplifier at some point. They come in many shapes, sizes, and outputs but from the cheapest eBay special to eye wateringly expensive European exotica they all have one purpose, to get the musical signal to the speakers. The amplifier is, therefore, sat between […]

Why Does Installation Matter?

At Car and Home Stereo we have been installing exceptional car audio for over 40 years, in fact, when we started there were barely the beginnings of in-car entertainment. Over those years we have seen a tremendous amount of change in the products we use to create outstanding audio experiences. From 8 track cartridge to […]

Say Hello To The Future!

JL Audio are a renowned American manufacturer of the highest quality subwoofers, amplifiers and speakers. Some of our best sounding installs have been based around JL Audio products and it is true to say that there is something for everyone within the range. I was lucky enough to attend a training day with JL Audio’s […]

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Practicing Safe Sound

There are many ways to upgrade your car audio system and let’s face it, most cars need it. I’m looking at you BMW, VW and Porsche in particular! It is not always possible to upgrade the head unit but it is always possible to improve the speakers. At Car and Home Stereo, we carry speakers […]

Vehicle Specific Systems: BMW E90

This car is a firm favourite of ours especially in the M Sport however, the stock audio is nothing short of terrible. There is a distinct lack of any real bass and even with the optional stock tweeters there is no sparkle or liveliness in the sound. A lot of owners are unaware that there […]

Demonstration of Distortion

An interesting situation occurred at Car and Home Stereo recently that I would like to share. It highlighted a phenomenon that is quite counter intuitive and led to some interesting discussions. We have a demonstration Land Rover Discovery that has a simple, high quality audio system installed that is tuned to perfectly suit the interior […]

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 […]