A client from here in Salina recently visited Nu Image Audio to discuss options for his 1972 Toyota FJ audio system upgrade. The client had a clear vision of what he wanted from the audio system and needed our help to execute the plan. Because the FJ rolls on aggressive off-road tires that produce a […]
But the Box Power Ratings Say This Subwoofer Will Handle 1,000 Watts!
There is no car audio topic more confusing and inconsistent than speaker power ratings. The fact is, the methods developed to test speakers are quite simple and reliable. If the speaker passes the test, print the number. A long time ago, some unknown manufacturer felt it was important to tell consumers that their speaker would […]
7 things to Consider When Improving Your Classic Car Audio
You have worked long and hard to get your pride and joy rebuilt. The paint is buttery smooth, the engine purrs like a kitten, and the interior smells of fresh carpet and leather. You stand back, enjoying her beauty. It’s time to go for a cruise. Roll down the windows, pull out on the freeway […]
It’s Smart to Purchase Your Audio Gear From the Shop Installing It
In the “old days” if you wanted to buy something, you went to a store. Now, with the increasing popularity of online shopping, mobile electronics enthusiasts have a seemingly unlimited number of options where they buy the audio gear they want. In this article, we will discuss some of the benefits of purchasing your equipment […]
Hot Rod, RestoMod, and Restoration Source Unit Options
The stereotypical image of a “Woody” station wagon with a surfboard on the roof is missing one critically important element to make it part of the perfect day on the beach: an audio system. In the 1960s, the aftermarket car audio scene was weak. Compared to now, there weren’t any options for source units, speakers […]
What Is Signal-To-Noise Ratio, And Why Does It Matter?
Most people understand the importance of amplifier power specifications. In most cases, more power is a good thing, that is, until you reach the thermal or suspension limits of the speakers you are using. One specification that is also very important in a mobile electronics amplifier, processor or source unit is Signal-to-Noise Ratio. In this […]
Audio System Upgrade for Salinas, KS, 1932 Ford Coupe
A client from Salina, Kansas, brought us his 1932 Coupe for an audio system. He was very proud of the condition of the vehicle, including the interior. That was one of the main reasons he bought it! When he asked us to add some high-end audio to the car so that he could cruise and […]
Lincoln Client Travels to Nu Image for Chevy Panel Wagon Audio
A client from Lincoln contacted Nu Image Audio about a car audio system for his beautiful 1955 Chevy Panel Wagon. He stopped by our facility with his vehicle so we could look it over with him and talk about goals for the upgrade. After seeing the vehicle in person and getting to know him better, […]
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