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a car stereo pretty self explanatory no? It is a stereo system in a car, you say. Whoa, hold your horses, is not so simple. Although some people like to put home stereos in their cars and vans (in dire need for some sounds), sometimes it just does not work. Yeah, maybe before it could have worked well, all I needed was radio and a cassette player (or 8 tracks, as the dinosaur inside of you), so sure, big speaker terminal of the box the back seat and was at full volume on the road. But nowadays there are things like CD players and MP3 players and LCD panels pop and all that goody techie would think they would like to build a home theater system directly pat on the console of your van . If you do not know anything about these things, but would like to have some sounds in your car anyway, here are some things you should know about a car stereo. As mentioned earlier, the first units and speakers for audio systems for home and professional markets were simply installed into vehicles. However, not well adapted to extreme conditions of temperature and vibration which are a normal part of the environment of an automobile. Car stereo enthusiasts were not satisfied with the sound quality of regular car sound systems, and with the advent of the CD player that actually had to start modifying some of these home stereos in order to work well in car environment and voila!, we now have the modern car stereo. If you have a new car, first hand bought, say around 90 to now, it is likely that you already have a "factory" car stereo in your car. This means that the car manufacturer already included a car stereo system in the car, unless specified in the model of car, but often this is the case. Some car manufacturers make their own car stereos, like BMW which includes a decent stereo package car head unit and speakers. Is a standard that comes with all their cars (which is not surprising considering that BMW is included in the league of "luxury car manufacturers"). Or like Mercedes Benz or Volkswagen, they use car stereo systems from a German audio manufacturer called Blaupunkt. A standard car stereo (also called the head unit) usually includes a tape deck auto-reverse, a CD player and sometimes the optional changer - a device that automatically changes the CD in the game. In models of new cars, car radio can also play MP3s and other digital audo file types like WMA and AAC, whether on a CD or a memory device that can be connected to the main unit. The car stereo head unit is connected to several speakers. The older model cars usually only had one speaker mounted underneath the dashboard, pointing through perforations towards the front windshield. The standard for car stereo nowadays is a pair of "tweeters" (used to carry out high treble) on the driver / front control panel on the passenger side, a pair of normal "average" speakers in the doors, sometimes even the backseat passeger doors if a large car and larger speakers capable of bringing out low ends at the back protion of the rear seats. Car stereo is probably may be, as manufacturers of automobiles to audio products that come with their cars can handle the demands of listening more than dirver. But if you think what you have is not enough, you can always customize.
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