How much current does a car stereo use?

Answer The current used by a car stereo is calculated by dividing its wattage by 12, which is the standard voltage for cars. This calculation is called Ohm's Law. For example, if a stereo is rated for 100... Read More »

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How to Use a Multimeter to Check the Current Flow to a Car Stereo Amplifier?

A car amplifier depends upon a steady supply of power, supplied by the car's electrical system, to perform at its best. If you're not getting the performance you want out of your amplifier, checkin... Read More »

How much does it cost to get a car stereo hooked up?

Car stereo Installation charges vary according to location, complexity and the installer. As an example, as of March 2010, Best Buy charges $49.99 to install a car stereo deck, $69.99 for amplifier... Read More »

How much does a car stereo system cost?

Car stereo systems can cost hundreds of dollars. For example, the Pioneer AVH-P4100DVD In-Dash Double-DIN DVD Multimedia AV is a top of the line system that costs $550. Less expensive car stereo sy... Read More »

How much amp does a 200 watt shelf stereo system draw?

Depends on whether those are output watts, input watts, and how loud the thing is running. Best guess, between 1 and 5 amps depending on volume setting and music content. Anything else would be pur... Read More »