Google maps, internet radio, live traffic, and music-on-demand, with voice-controlled Ipod, phone connectivity and more – App Radio is here in the form of the Parrot Asteroid.
Crescendo are well known for their sound quality speaker systems, ranging from affordable two-way sets, to flagship three-way component systems. We take a look at the new Sonata Size Amplifier.
Crescendo’s mid-priced 6.5-inch component set was eagerly anticipated by their fans. We recently had the opportunity to audition and road test them.
Clarion has attempted an elegant, capable and functional CD tuner aimed at sound quality on a budget - and they’ve succeeded with style. No fluff, no gimmicks - just a great unit to use.
Pioneer’s track record for value and features is combined with excellent usability in this very capable CD Tuner, combined with Mixtrax - an adventurous technology, but have they pulled it off?
JVC were rather chuffed when they saw the results of my review of their CS-AW8240 subwoofer back in March. JVC recently shipped us over a CS-AW7220 to check out as well.
In this CD Tuner mega test we critically compare six of the most popular CD Tuners with iPod Control for under $300 for sale right now.
Five and 6-channel amplifiers are enjoying somewhat of a resurgence in popularity these days, and it’s all thanks to the growing acceptance of Class D full range amplification.
We take a look at two high end processors, Alpine's PXA-H800 and the Audison BitOne.
Philips is back in Australia with a new range of source units, amplifiers, speakers and subwoofers. Here we take a look at the PSQ30112-inch pre-loaded subwoofer enclosure.
At $349RRP the KD-DB56 is a well featured unit that really brings radio to life!
The Pioneer DEX-P99RS is a product long overdue for review by MEA, however here it is and it's no less than glowing!
Are CD and DVD based source units dead? Here are three uniquely different ‘Digital Media Receivers’ that will let you say goodbye to the traditional source unit once and for all.
At just $399RRP, can JVCs incredible new KD-R926BT really be the most amazing CD tuner ever released. We think it might just be.
If you’ve read my recent review of component speakers under $300 you’ll know that you can get some great sounding sets for bargain prices these days. Now it’s time to step up to the next level in performance, with component sets costing up to $600 RRP.
This subwoofer, ladies and gentlemen, should not be underestimated. It is a monster in size, weight, overall construction, as well as intent.
In our first batch review comparing similar priced 6.5" two way component speakers (splits), we look for the 'diamond in the rough'.
It’s a sign of the times that Clarion’s CD tuner range extends to only three basic variants and that the most expensive of these now costs just $399RRP. This is it, the CZ500A, and while its price is very affordable it still offers everything a well equip
Vibe Audio’s LiteAir6 shallow mount speakers will allow you to fit a much larger diameter speaker into a space it would not normally fit, achieving much better sound quality than you ever thought possible in tight spaces.
Alpine’s impressive new INA-W900E promises integrated Navigation, audio-visual, iPod audio and video playback, Bluetooth, and IMPRINT upgrade capability for high-end sound quality potential. All for this $2199!
If you're looking for an affordable DIN sized CD Tuner with iPod control, then look no further than the Alpine CDE-121E at only $199.
Crescendo is a relatively new brand to the mobile electronics scene, but their speakers and subwoofers have certainly been 'making noises' in MEASQ competitions for the past couple of years. Here we have a look at the 10" Subwoofer 'Etude 2.10" in detail.
The Polk PA880 mono amplifier is designed to match Polk Audio’s PA660 4-channel and PA440 2-channel models, allowing you to add serious power for subwoofers and have matching amplifiers in your installation.
Clarion’s newly suited XH7110 mono amplifier fills the void created by two prior models. It has big shoes to fill but the real question is, does anyone really need any other mono amplifier?
JVC’s mobile electronics range has always offered buyers incredible value for money. Now they’ve entered the fully-kitted ‘A/V with navigation’ market with their KW-AVX836NAV package.
Polk’s latest PA660 4-channel amplifier is a major step forward from the previous generation, boasting more than twice the power in stereo mode, better features, and easier installation. Does this make it a real contender in the sub-$400 4-channel wars?
Sony’s latest take on the classic 4-channel amplifier offers a unique twist in design for their buyers. Read on for the latest review on Sony's 4 Channel Amplifier.
Sony’s CDX-GT590UI is their most affordable CD tuner offering iPod control, and at $299, offers virtually everything most people will ever need from a quality source.
Pioneer’s 308D4SB is one of a new breed of pre-loaded subwoofer systems that actually achieved the full potential from your subwoofer of choice without the headaches of building a custom enclosure yourself.
Sony’s XS-GTX120L is one of a growing number of super-bargain-priced bass solutions flooding onto the market. Our resident Product Reviewer, Damon Dupriez takes a closer look at just what's on offer for the small outlay.
The holy grail of car amplification has been to find a space and power efficient amplifier that suffers none of the SQ deficiencies commonly attributed to Class D.
If you’re shopping for a single DIN A/V unit with both SQ aspirations and the latest in connectivity, the Alpine IVA-D511E is in a class of its own – quite literally.
Alpine's PDX range of amplifiers have been extremely popular worldwide. Alpine provided MEA with their M12 1200w Mono for evaluation.
Compact ‘power density’ amplifiers are cool because they offer people with limited space in their cars a great way to enhance their sound system. Let's look at the Vibe LiteBox S2.
High power mono amplifiers are very popular at the moment, and MEA has put the XTR offering from Orion through its paces.
At $449RRP Polk Audio dares to call its PA200.4 a contender in the heavily populated 4-channel amplifier market. But can it really cut the mustard when it only brings 35WRMS x 4 to the table? Let’s find out.
Ultra Compact amplifiers are the current trend, and JVC's offering in the 4 channel department is a serious contender!
Orion continues to deliver with their latest 12" Cobalt Subwoofer.
A host of integration devices are coming onto the market for the iPod and iPhone. We take a look at the Tranzit from iSimple.
Cadence have had a strong presence in Australia for a number of years now, and we look at their latest offering in 2 Way 6" Component Speakers.
The Power Dome EX from Wagan Tech is truly the one must have accessory for the traveller, camper, tradie and many others.
Focal's bright red amplifiers certainly can't be missed, but how do they perform? Damon takes a good look at the Solid 4.
Earthquake’s VTEK MC6 2-way 6.5-inch component set is aimed at giving first time buyers a solid introduction into the realms of enthusiast sound.
As aftermarket stereo systems become more challenging to install, signal processors are making a comeback once more.
Continuing our look at 4 Channel Amplifiers around $450 RRP, Damon looks at the F600-4 from Cadence.
If you're looking for a low profile, high excursion 12" subwoofer with great sound quality, then look no further than the 12" offering from Polk Audio in the MM range.
Damon takes a look at the latest active 12" subwoofer from UK based brand Vibe Audio.
Orion’s Cobalt Series CO6004 4-channel amplifier shows you that a smartly designed and packaged Class A/B amplifier can offer similar performance versus size – and at a far more affordable price!
Few speaker systems have ever caused a stir upon release as Focal Audio’s Utopia Be series. Damon gives the run down on these well regarded high end components.
Virtually all of today’s premium level source units focus their features on connectivity and technology like Bluetooth and Navigation.