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How to buy a Car Speaker?

Updated on : Oct 16, 2023 9:46 AM
How to buy a Car Speaker?


After you have made your big purchase –The car! It is time to get yourself some cool accessories and what better way to start than with some cool speakers.

Start by choosing either full-range or some component speakers. After you have narrowed that down, you can check out our guidelines that will help you buy the perfect car speakers.

TYPES OF SPEAKERS

Speakers are of two types: full-range speakers and component speakers.

  • Full-range Speakers – Full-range speakers come packed with all the features in one product. In their simplest form, they consist of woofers for supporting lows and woofers mounted with tweeters to produce highs. Some of the models will have supplementary drivers, such as mid-range super-tweeter. You should opt for full-range speakers if you want to replace factory speakers with minimum fuss. They come in different sizes that can be easily installed in factory speaker locations. You will find full-range speakers at nearly every price point and power range.
  • Component Speaker – The component speaker system uses superior design to give you the best possible sound experience. A typical component system includes separate woofers, tweeters, and external crossovers— all of which are designed to work in the congregation with one another. In a component system, the tweeter comes separately and can be mounted on woofers at a location that provides the best imaging. This makes your music more realistic, giving a more “live” feel and greater depth. Component systems are generally made of better quality materials than full-range speakers, so they’re adept at delivering detailed sound and exceptional dynamics.

SPEAKER MATERIALS

The material of a speaker will determine its sound quality and durability.

  • Woofers Material – This is excellent for music with low notes. The woofers must be made of material that is stiff as well as lightweight. Most car speaker woofer cones are made out of synthetic films of polypropylene that serves well. Polypropylene when mixed with other materials, like mica, becomes stiffer and yields more accurate bass retort. Woven fabrics as well as synthetics coated with metals like titanium or aluminum, are also lightweight, strong, and provides an outstanding All of these materials can resist or withstand heat, cold.                                         


  • Tweeter Material –Most tweeters are made up of soft materials such as silk, textile blends, or polysynthetic which will produce a sound that is trifle mellow and refined. But, if you like your high music notes sharp and bright, then you should go for stiffer materials like ceramic, metal, or graphite.