Tips to Improve the Sound Quality of the Audio System of Your Car

by  |  On February 4th, 2019  |  In Car Tech

Normally, all the cars come fitted with a built-in audio system from the manufacturing company. The sound quality of this system is just of an average standard unable to satisfy most of the drivers. They always tend to improve or upgrade the quality of sound the audio system of their car is delivering with the help of their car radio adapter. They even replace the whole sound system to get the required quality, but this, too, does not make the difference some times. We have worked out the steps required in this connection following which will definitely improve the sound quality of the audio system of your car. Here we are.

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1. Music files with low compression

Highly compressed music files are never able to produce the best quality of sound even though they are supported by the most efficient sound system on the planet. That is why music files with low compression are required for the best sound quality. With these music files, the sound gets crystal clear due to a much better bass. You will hear songs with much improved quality due to the higher bit rate produced by the music files with low compression.

2. Replacement of old speakers

Most often, the built-in speakers from the car company are of cheap quality, thus producing a sound of much low quality. At the very outset, they need to be replaced with high quality speakers. This should not give you any tension because very high quality aftermarket speakers at reasonably affordable rates are available on the market. They not only entertain you with the best quality sound but are also quite easy to be replaced in a short time.

3. Attach an amplifier

Never pay any attention to the claim of the manufacturer that he is providing you even a power of 200 watts which is normally more than what the drivers want. Attach a professional amplifier of good quality to increase the power of the sound system, making the sound melodious to your ears. Never compromise with the cheap quality amplifiers available all around. They will prove just wastage of money without producing the slightest difference to the quality of sound.

4. Improvement in the DAC system

Every car with a sound system has a digital-to-analog converter (DAC) system, but the manufacturer never cares for the quality of the unit used. In order to ensure the high quality of music, you should replace DAC system with a new one. If replacing does not suit you, you may connect your iPod or the smart phone to the aftermarket CD player. It will bypass DAC system as well as improve the sound quality much more.

5. Add an equalizer

Your car like all others is not made of the same material. Rather, there are glass, plastic, leather, wool and other substances in the various parts of your car interior. This affects the quality of the sound because different materials reflect sound differently. Addition of an equalizer will tackle this issue quite efficiently and you will enjoy a much better quality consequently. The bass and tremble of the music will get adjusted at a very pleasant level to your full satisfaction. Remember, this is a mandatory step if you really want to improve the quality of sound of the audio system of your car.

These are some of the useful steps which, if taken, can improve the sound quality of your car audio system.

Eric J. Leech is a born and bred auto enthusiast who has been a gear-head ever since he crawled out of his crib and got his Kool-aide stained mitts on a 67 Camaro SS (red, black bucket seats, no air-conditioning). He's since become an automotive journalist for a variety of sources, including DUB Magazine, American Auto Press, Import Tuner, Turbo & High Performance, and has also worked as a content provider for the Discovery Channel's, Mean Green Machines. Follow Eric J. Leech at Google+

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