Car Audio Tutorial Videos
Car Audio Tutorial Videos
Is It Safe To Buy a Refurbished Radio Online?
Radio linked in the description below! In this video, we review what an example of a Pioneer refurbished radio looks like from Amazon. This is the Pioneer AVH-W4400NEX radio that features wireless Apple Carplay, Android Auto, MirrorCast, and a ton of other features. It can be expensive, so is it a good idea to buy refurbished instead of new? Is it worth to save a few bucks going refurbished? Lets find out today! Link to this radio we purchased: https://amzn.to/3unzkLH Click here for other car tutorial videos: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLLehciqc-WQ6ega1usKuZZbA31eCSOsLI Click here for more unboxing videos: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLLehciqc-WQ5cyG-lnUFeXtmGqaMfsuKE If you have any questions, leave a comment below! Be sure to like and subscribe!
Stereo Wiring Harness Explained! How to assemble one yourself!
Parts linked in the description below! Watch a tutorial as we explain how to assemble a car radio wiring harness adapter in preparation for a stereo install. We will be walking through the process on our shop's test bench. Crux interfacing: https://www.cruxinterfacing.com/ Sonic Electronix Vehicle Fit Guide: https://www.sonicelectronix.com/afg MetraOnline: http://www.metraonline.com/ Scosche: https://www.scosche.com/ Pac Audio: https://pac-audio.com/ IDataLink Maestro: https://maestro.idatalink.com/ To also see how to bypass the video restriction on your Pioneer radio, click here: https://youtu.be/0xYNn8LDvnE Other great how-to videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLLehciqc-WQ6ega1usKuZZbA31eCSOsLI If you have any questions, leave a comment below! Be sure to like and subscribe! Install Parts Shown: *Various examples of car stereo harness adapters *16-14 Gauge Butt Connectors (Blue): https://amzn.to/3zHSXBZ *22-18 Gauge Butt Connectors (Red): https://amzn.to/3qb1OYO *16-14 Gauge Crimp Caps: https://amzn.to/3cW77WA *Soldering Iron Kit: https://amzn.to/3xAR3S6 *Solder: https://amzn.to/3ql2dYM install Parts used for wiring demonstration: *iDatalink Maestro ADS-MRR Interface Module: https://amzn.to/35EJxto *Maestro HRN-RR-SU1 Plug and Play T-Harness for SU1 Subaru Vehicles: https://amzn.to/3vGCZVx
How to add a HDMI Input to your Car Radio!
Parts linked in the description below! Watch a tutorial as we explain how to watch video content and Mirror Link your phone to a compatible aftermarket radio. We will be walking through the process on our shop's test bench. To also see how to bypass the video restriction on your Pioneer radio, click here: https://youtu.be/0xYNn8LDvnE Click here to see a demo of this Pioneer radio: https://youtu.be/KKgPli0FnzA If you have any questions, leave a comment below! Be sure to like and subscribe! Install Parts Used: *Pioneer AVH-1300NEX (Discontinued) ---Use the AVH-2500NEX here: https://amzn.to/3z8L9Ju *iSimple ISHD01 MediaLinx HDMI To Composite Video/Audio Adapter Cable: https://amzn.to/2TCOH6k * Apple Lightning Digital AV Adapter for Select iPhone, iPad and iPod Models (MD826AM/A): https://amzn.to/2TKAAvY *ANRANK AK1913HD 19 Pin HDMI Male to HDMI Male Adapter Coupler: https://amzn.to/2RrJJsq Note: If you have a USB Type C Phone, use this adapter instead of the Lightning Adapter: https://amzn.to/2SfEXyv
How To Fix The Turn On "Thump" In Your Speakers
Parts linked in the description below! Watch a tutorial on how to prevent the notorious turn on "thump" or "pop" in the speakers when an aftermarket radio has been installed to a factory amplified system. We demonstrate using a 12v to 5v converter commonly used on Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury vehicles. We are using the Axxess Interface AFDI-5V which can be purchased here: https://amzn.to/3clRkjI To purchase the Pioneer radio MVH-S21BT shown in the video, click here: https://amzn.to/3gbCgGp To see where we installed this converter on a Ford Escape, click here: https://youtu.be/3ucBkbz5Gkk If you have any questions, leave a comment below! Be sure to like and subscribe!
Car Backup Cameras Explained: How To Install On Your Car!
Parts linked in the description below! Watch a tutorial as we explain how to install a backup camera in your car to a compatible aftermarket radio. We will be walking through the process on our shop's test bench. Our recommended camera: https://amzn.to/3cnHBsT Middle grade backup camera: https://amzn.to/34ZSVHv A more budget friendly camera: https://amzn.to/34WoPox Kenwood Radio Recommendation: https://amzn.to/3cllIL1 To see examples of how to install these backup cameras on a car, click here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLLehciqc-WQ46s3o09uQw_hYvJhdjI2of If you have any questions, leave a comment below! Be sure to like and subscribe!
How to Install Wireless Apple CarPlay!
Watch a tutorial on how to convert your existing radio's Apple CarPlay from a Wired to a Wireless Connection. This tutorial can work on most factory radio systems with preinstalled Apple CarPlay as well as a select few aftermarket brands. Convert your factory CarPlay to wireless and skip plugging in your phone when you get in! NOTE: This does not add Apple CarPlay to your vehicle, only converts from wired to wireless. Your vehicle must have CarPlay installed previously in order for this to work. Link to where we purchased adapter: https://cplay2air.com/ Supported vehicles Acura 2017-2020 Alfa Romeo 2018-2020 Audi 2017-2020 Bentley 2017-2020 Borgward 2017-2019 Buick 2017-2019 Cadillac 2016-2020 Chevrolet 2016-2020 Chrysler 2017-2019 Citroen 2016-2019 Dodge 2017-2019 Ferrari 2016-2020 Ford 2017-2020 Genesis 2017-2020 GMC 2016-2019 Honda 2016-2020 Honda bikes 2018-2020 Hyundai 2015-2020 Jaguar 2017-2020 Jeep 2017-2020 Kia 2015-2020 Lincoln 2017-2020 Lexus 2019-2020 Land Rover 2017-2020 Mercedes-Benz 2016-2020 Maserati 2017-2020 Mazda 2018-2020 MG Hector 2016-2020 Nissan 2017-2020 Opel 2016-2019 Peugeot 2017-2019 Porsche 2017-2019 RAM 2018-2019 Renault 2017-2019 Seat 2016-2020 Skoda 2016-2020 Subaru 2017-2020 Suzuki 2016-2020 Toyota 2016-2020 Vauxhall 2016-2019 Volkswagen 2015-2020 Volvo 2016-2019 Aftermarket head-units Pioneer Alpine Kenwood USB-C ports are supported (additional converter from USB-A to USB-C required). This module features Seamless communication for a stable and uninterrupted CarPlay experience Auto-connection every time you get in your car Free updates 1-year worldwide warranty Supported phones: iPhone 5 and newer If you have any questions, leave a comment below! Be sure to like and subscribe!
Universal Wireless Vehicle Backup Cameras Explained!
Watch a tutorial as we explain how to install a Universal backup camera in your Car, Truck, SUV, RV, etc.. We will be walking through the process on our shop's test bench. Click here to see a general backup camera install tutorial video: https://youtu.be/rHORKUqlEM4 Click here to see a Universal rear view camera tutorial video: https://youtu.be/fab00YWrp7U If you have any questions, leave a comment below! Be sure to like and subscribe! Install Parts Used: *Peak Wireless Camera Kit PKC0RB
Car Battery Isolators Explained: How to install on your car!
Parts linked in the description below! The NXV BIR200 Isolator is the perfect solution when adding a secondary battery to your audio system. It allows the second battery to be fully dedicated to the sound system and does not create a voltage drop like common isolators tend to do. The isolator will draw less than 1 amp when your vehicle is powered on. All of this will ensure that your battery will be isolated with confidence! Click here to see how to install a secondary battery in your car!: https://youtu.be/qmH_N4lvppU Specs: Mobile Audio Relay and Battery Isolator Great for isolating a second batter making it dedicated to the stereo system Does not create a voltage drop to the second battery like conventional isolators 200 Amps at 12V Continuous Power Handling 300 Amps Surge Power Handling Switching Power: 10 - 16 VDC Draws Less Than 1 Amp When On Dimensions: 2-3/8"W x 2-3/8"D x 3-3/4"H If you have any questions, leave a comment below! Be sure to like and subscribe! Install Parts Used: *BIR200 200 Amp Relay Isolator: https://amzn.to/34TcK3o Other Parts Used: *Kinetik Car Audio Battery HC800-BLU: https://amzn.to/3fYEMB0 *NVX Dual Amplifier Wiring Kit: https://amzn.to/3z6QbWQ *4 Gauge Ring Terminals: https://amzn.to/3z6gXhU *Two ANL Fuse Holders: https://amzn.to/3gtB0yD *Two 100a ANL Fuses: https://amzn.to/34QuWdW
How Bypass The Video Restriction On A Pioneer Radio!
Parts linked in the description below! Watch a tutorial bypassing the video restriction while in motion. The bypass used is compatible with radios that require a double pulse negative on the parking brake wire. Brands are Pioneer, Alpine, Clarion, Jensen, etc. To purchase this relay, click here: https://amzn.to/3cmvNaB For the Alpine version of this video, click here: https://youtu.be/TpQUKdfED34 For an older version of this video, click here: https://youtu.be/iW00N-6AWVg If you have any questions, leave a comment below! Be sure to like and subscribe!