Category Archives: Car Audio Basics

How to Wire Subs: Series/Parallel, Ohms, and Single vs. Dual Voice Coils (With Diagrams)

Probably one of the things people have the most trouble with when installing multiple subs or dual voice coil subs is when it comes to wiring them to the amp. This post will explain what series and parallel wiring is, a little bit on Ohm’s law, the difference between single and dual voice coil subs, and how to wire subs to different Ohm loads.

Selecting Amp Kits

Once you have selected your amp, you need to select an amp kit to wire it into your vehicle. This includes power and ground wire, a fuse, remote turn on wire, RCAs, speaker wire, and in some cases a few extras or a few of these components missing depending on the kit you get.

Basics to Upgrading Your System

When you are trying to get the best sound out of your system, you want to start at the source and work your way from there. The best speakers in the world will sound terrible if you are trying to stream Pandora through them.

Car Audio Basics

What is a car stereo system composed of? A quick overview of the many things that go into a stereo setup broken down into their basic components