Elemental Designs shows you how to make your own custom RCA cables which are sometimes necessary when installing car stereo or audio systems and components.
Car Stereo Installer
Elemental Designs teaches you how to ground your 12v amplifier. Grounding an amp is a must know for any custom car stereo installation.
This Crutchfield video tutorial shows you the basics on installing car door speakers for your stereo into your automobile. If anyone knows how to install stereo systems into a vehicle, it's Crutchfield. It's easy to install a set of new door speakers for your car stereo. See how!
This Crutchfield video tutorial shows you the basic on installing a car stereo into your automobile. If anyone knows how to install stereo systems into a vehicle, it's Crutchfield. Usually, when starting your stereo installation in your vehicle, you'll need to disconnect your ...more
Whether you're an audiophile or just a basshead (cf. Lady Tigra & Bunny), you're certain to appreciate this video, which details how to install passive crossover mid drivers in a car's stereo system. The individual steps are as follows: Step 1: Purchase speaker components set ...more
In this episode of Mindpower, Bryce demonstrates how to use your Android phone as a USB Flash Drive on your Car Stereo. Check out more of my vids at http://mindpower.wonderhowto.com (C)2011 Bryce L. Tomlinson & NewDepthMedia.com LLC. All Rights Reserved. Violators Will Be To ...more
Watch this iPhone tutorial video to learn how to hook your iPhone up to your car without buying a thing. The helpful tips in this how-to video will allow you to use your iPhone in your car with no extra equipment.
This series shows you how to take out an old stereo deck and speakers and replace them with new ones. So it's a nice series because it takes you through the entire process, from removing the old, to putting in the new, not just assuming you're starting with a gutted car. Part ...more
Most new stereos come with an auxiliary port built in, but if you drive an older car, you're usually stuck with the radio or CD player, and we all know both of those options suck. So, rather than paying the $95 fee the dealership wanted to charge, or replacing the stereo alto ...more
Watch this "Grease On Your Hands" video tutorial from the Washington Post to see how to install a stereo in your car properly. When servicing any automobile, you should always wear appropriate eye-protection as well as ensure your working environment is properly ventilated. W ...more
So you bought an iPod, loaded it full with your favorite music, and now you want to take it on the road, but with several car adaptors on the market, what is the best way to get your iPod to work with your car stereo? We think we found the perfect solution. iPod your car. Clic ...more
Want to play some iTunes music in your car or home stereo? Learn here how to burn a CD in iTunes so you can play it anywhere.
In order to access blocked videos and websites, you will need to set up a proxy service in the U.S., if you are trying to use Hulu. Go to a list site. For Hulu, the IP address is important for copyright restrictions. So, your IP address must be changed to an American IP addre ...more
Someday, maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but someday, you'll find yourself on the road in your car, maybe on the highway, and you'll hear something. With your air conditioning on full blast and your stereo so loud your ears feel like they are bleeding, you normally would ...more
There are many different ways to connect an iPod to an in-car stereo, however, some work significantly better than others. In this tutorial, learn how to use an FM modulator to listen to your favorite tunes. This is different than an FM transmitter which is much less reliable. ...more
This film will explain how to connect your MP3 player to your car stereo system. Hook up an MP3 player to your car. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com
Learn how to use a multimeter to check for proper ground with help from this quick video. Also shown, is how to use a Fluke probe to pierce wires to test voltage. You can uses these practices when installing car alarms, fog lights, car stereo, and accessories.
Jabra offers the latest in speakerphone technology: the SP700. This stylish, versatile new speakerphone can be used on its own or to transmit the calls to your car audio system with no installation necessary. This compact device can also be used to stream music stored on your ...more
Would you like to see well beyond your high beams at night? Or see thru dust and light fog when you're behind the wheel and there's no where to pull off? We found an easy way to do it: FLIR's PathfindIR. The PathfindIR is a thermal imager; that means it senses heat, the infra ...more
If you just got some banging new subs for the trunk of your car, then you're just about ready for the ultimate car stereo. But what kind of amp are you going to get to power those subwoofer speakers? Learn about the basics of car amplifiers in this video from Sonic Electronix, ...more
Systm is the Do It Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. We will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. Search Systm on WonderHowTo for more DIY episode ...more
This stereo installation video with the Mighty Mods shows you how to install a CD player and speakers. So easy anyone can do it in under 2 hours. So watch as the guys show you how to install a stereo in a Toyota Corolla.
This short video from Crutchfield shows how to install a car amplifier into your car. Learn the basics to installing any amplifier for an awesome stereo system that will give your auto a great sound.
A musical hiccup during a DJ's set can completely ruin the mood, and that same feeling can definitely translate to mobile listening as well. I usually have my phone hooked up to my car stereo's auxiliary port, and it pains me every time a song is interrupted by a new text or ...more
Lightning has struck, but not everyone is excited. Apple's new 8-pin Lightning connector for the iPhone 5 has replaced the aging 30-pin connector. Many users have concerns that their current third-party devices will no longer operate properly with the smaller all-digital desig ...more
If you've ever tried to record a Snapchat video of a song playing in your car, you know that it's impossible to do if the song is playing on the same device that you're Snapchatting with. I connect my iPhone to my car stereo via Bluetooth to play music, but if I try to record ...more
Integrated rather secretively into iOS 7.1, CarPlay gives a better hands-on experience when driving, working with the car's built-in display to help you find directions, send and receive calls and text messages, control music, and more—without having to fumble around with your ...more
Keeping expensive mobile devices safe and secure is a priority for most of us, but the process of repeatedly unlocking a phone or tablet can seem like a pointless task. This leads to disabling the lock screen altogether, especially when in a safe place (e.g., home, office, car ...more
Apple caught a lot of flak for removing the headphone jack in their iPhone 7 models, but they definitely got the last laugh when preorders with a delivery date of September 16 sold out within minutes. Headphone jack or not, the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are still highly desirable pr ...more
When you think about car customization, you think about installing a stereo or a turbocharger or something like that, but Joe Harmon and gang have gone a step further and built their own custom car - literally woven out of wood. The high-performance Splinter is made almost en ...more
Chances are that you're living in a city and/or state that's banned using your phone while driving, and because of that, many manufactures have added a "car mode" to their devices. In most instances, this mode is simply an app that simplifies your phone to its basic parts so y ...more
You can add Bluetooth capability to an old stereo, a retro mouse, or even your car's cassette deck. If you can think of a device, someone has probably found a way to control it with Bluetooth. This hack is a little different, though. Kai Aras put together a simple guide to ad ...more
How To : Use U2F Security Keys on Your Smartphone to Access Your Google Account with Advanced Protection
Security-minded users can reduce the risk of phishing by enabling Advanced Protection on important Google accounts, requiring a U2F security token to log in. Using these keys isn't intuitive on most popular smartphone platforms, and you can find yourself locked out if you don' ...more
If you have multiple Bluetooth accessories, Android's volume system can be pretty annoying. For one thing, most phones reset to a "Safe Volume Level" every time you reconnect a pair of headphones, which means you'll probably need to turn up the volume once or twice a day. But ...more
What if you could have a secret hard drive connected to your computer that only you could activate? You can! Samimy shows you how to hack a remote controlled toy car and make a super secret hard disk drive in your computer, accessed via a secret activation key. This hidden eme ...more
If you just purchased an Android enable mobile device with Bluetooth, then one of the main objectives you'll have on your to-do list is to set it up in your vehicle for hands-free dialing and phone calls. Activating Bluetooth inside your car is easy, and all you need to rememb ...more
Infiniti is like no other car, it has emotion, it has soul, it inspires. There's a difference between being physically transported and emotionally moved, and you can tell them apart when you sit inside this magnificent automobile. Although the Infiniti is like a dream car, it ...more
The Jackass cast enter a hotel ballroom completely nude except they are all wearing safety goggles.Each member must pair up to second member to use as a "dance partner". Some slow romantic music starts playing over a large stereo sound system in the room. ("Slow Dancing" by Jo ...more
Still have an old tape deck installed in your car? This nifty hack lets you upgrade to the digital age without sacrificing your love for cassettes. There's nothing wrong with some low-fidelity tunes in your car every now and then, but if you want to listen to the tunes on your ...more
Have an older car with nowhere to plug in your iPod? Rather than paying to have one installed, you can mount your iPod nano on your car's dash like Redditor hyeinkali did in his 2001 Honda Accord. Normally, there's just a boring digital clock between the air vents, but it's pe ...more
How do you make a 1950 Studebaker even cooler? By installing an iPod Nano in the dashboard, of course! The folks over at MAYA Design hacked their way to a touch-controlled sound system with this project they've dubbed the "Nano-Baker" (or "Stude-iPod") using a pair of Apple ea ...more
The new 007 film, Skyfall, comes out this Friday, and dreams of becoming a super-spy have taken over my mind. Only I can't afford any of James Bond's awesome gadgetry or amazing cars—and you probably can't either. But that doesn't mean you can't fake it a little by adding a t ...more
Stereoblindness is an extremely unfortunate condition where someone cannot perceive depth correctly. Bruce Bridgeman was one such individual, having an eye condition which prevented him from developing functioning binocular vision. In essence, he was living in a "flat" world. ...more
Google's Pixel and Pixel XL flagship phones are a rousing success, with consumers praising the fluid user experience and overall performance as two of the devices' biggest strengths. But even though Google may have knocked it out of the park with a set of Apple-like smartphone ...more
When you're on the road, the last thing you need to be doing is fumbling around with your phone. But with online radio services like Spotify and Google Play Music, you almost have to use your phone to play music through your stereo, because the in-dash head units on most cars ...more
If you've got more than one computer, it can be a huge pain to switch form one to the other. Between files, settings and apps, it can take a while to transfer everything—and if you're running different operating systems, it's even worse. Image by Onion A new feature on Window ...more
How to Hack Radio Frequencies : Building a Radio Listening Station to Decode Digital Audio & Police Dispatches
On April 7, 2017, residents in Dallas, Texas, woke to the sound of emergency sirens blaring all over the city. No one could shut them off, and after repeated efforts to contain the situation, the city had to shut down the entire system. While the media reported a sophisticated ...more
YouTube is so famous it needs no introduction, but its mischievous clone, YouTube++, sure does. The latter's been tweaked to include hacks not found in the regular version, including background playback, ad blocking, and the ability to download videos directly onto your iPhone ...more
Codenamed "Nougat" after the sugary stuff that fills your Snickers bar, Android 7.0 is living up to its name with tons of sweet features. There's almost too many changes over Marshmallow to cover in one go, with new functionality ranging from a revamped Doze Mode for battery s ...more
Every other year, Apple comes out with "S" model iPhones that enhance and speed up their main series models from the previous year. This year, however, because of the highly-anticipated 10th anniversary iPhone, aka the iPhone X, Apple has dropped the "S" and moved straight to ...more
At one point in the '90s, about fifty percent of the CDs produced worldwide had an AOL logo. About fifty percent of the CDs in my home still have that AOL promise of 500 free hours on them. Though they never got me to join their internet service, I did get a lifetime supply of ...more
After months of leaks and rumors, Google has finally unveiled the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. If there were such a thing, the Pixel would be the one "true" Android flagship — so even if you don't plan on buying a Pixel 2, you'll want you learn more about this milestone device. La ...more