Saturday, October 3, 2009
All About New Car Stereo Technology
People were considered lucky when they used to have a radio in the dashboard and two speakers in front doors. With the latest technology car radios, car stereos now can compete with home audio systems. Devices has been converted into digital format. Some of the latest technologies are a car stereo surround sound, Dolby Pro-Logic, Digital Signal Processing, MP3 technology etc. Similar to a home stereo system, improvements in technology led to a better sound performance and composition clarity.The a car stereo is based on four basic elements. These amplifiers, speakers, head units and input devices like graphic equalizer, CD changer, etc. The head unit, as its name implies, is the heart of any stereo system. The head unit or radio is called the central processing unit of the device. Controls all functions of demand and turn the volume up and down, etc. Each adding lower manual sound adjustment is made by the driver through this head unit or radio. Behind the main unit board, there are dozens of wires connected to power, speakers, antennas, and so also on.In volume and bass control, this head unit may have other functions as well as fade, 3D sound , bass boost, etc. Unlike the home stereo system, where you can enjoy a huge space, car stereo systems are required to operate effectively in the small space inside a car. So when you install a new system, you must fully take into account the availability of space, heat, aesthetic design and power requirements are aesthetics.Amplifiers high power devices that convert audio signals in driving high-power speaker. In some modern systems, the amplifiers are hidden and out of sight, perhaps in the trunk of the car. Amps can get hot, so they are often equipped with heat sinks, fans and must be installed in a ventilated location.The speaker function a little 'will receive signals of power amplifier and converts it into vibrations sound audible to the listener. The sound vibrations are created to cause the cone to vibrate. He has three components ie woofer, tweeter and midrange. In radio, these components are positioned strategically, usually with the woofer and tweeter in the future front.In back, even smaller speakers and power amplifiers may be available. Just Do not Blow eardrums!