When we are spending our money on something we make sure we buy the right thing in less amount of money. So before shopping, a little browsing and searching over the internet is a very good idea. You do not want the seller to think you are completely dense about the product you want to buy. Purchasing the right car speakers also fall in this category where you should do your homework. But before you jump to making a decision on what you want to buy make sure you remove the old speakers out of your car and measure the speaker’s size. Usually the front speakers measure from 4 inches to 6 inches while rear speakers start from 6 inches to 9 inches. Most likely these measurements would vary according to the car exterior.
When purchasing car speakers while good quality speakers may definitely cost more so its better you see your budget before you make a choice. Once you know how much you can spend on car speakers start off with browsing the sensitivity of the speakers. A sensitivity range of car speakers tells the efficiency of those speakers converting power watts into volume. Naturally, the more watts generated by an amplifier the louder your speakers are going to play. To check these certain things you can take along your favorite CD to test the voice quality and so on. The RMS ratings that comes in the category of power handling is to be considered next as it tells you how much power a speaker can handle for a long period of time.
Further the speakers are categorized into two more types which are Component Speakers and Full-range Speakers. Component speakers are recommended as they give a quality sound without compromising the bass, treble and other genres. These speakers come with separate woofer, crossovers and tweeters to bring the best quality sound to you. If a tweeter which is responsible to disperse sound to a wider range is fitted in a perfect place it results in accurate and smoother sound reproduction. Whereas Full-range speakers have all genres in one box which makes them immovable that is a drawback in car speakers. Although the advantage of using these speakers is that no extra fixing is needed you can just replace full-range speakers with the old ones and plug in to make them work.
Then move on to the durability of the car speakers you are about to purchase. Starting with woofers that produces the bass is preferable to be made by a material that is light weight but still hard at the same time. It can be either component system or full-range but polypropylene is usually used for woofers. Sometimes manufacturing companies use other materials like titanium and aluminum along with polypropylene which are known to survive hot, cold and moist temperatures. On the other hand the material for tweeters is suppose to be soft like silk which completely changes the result of the production of sound. Tweeters made of soft material gives more of a mellow and light sound while for a more hardcore result metals and graphite is used. Finally, the material for the surround is as important as any of the materials used for woofers and tweeters. The material used should allow the woofer to produce excellent bass and to freely move back and forth. Although foam used for surround system is cheap and works fine while rubber can be an excellent choice for utmost production.
So basically these choices can vary from person to person according to the requirements. Some people may have the craze of bass while others just want a stereo system that plays CDs. Final advice is make sure you check you have every essential thing for setting up a car speaker and products that will be installed in the car.