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Feature Articles

From making a decision as a potential buyer to understanding how to get the most out of what you've got, our features guides are here to provide a helping hand. Please get in touch with any feedback or suggestions for useful additions to the site.


Aside from having to reach down to your system fascia panel, there is a variety of remote control options available to in-car entertainment users, from TV-style completely remote units to controls fitted on or to the side of the steering wheel. For all the whys and wherefores, click here.

Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB)

Probably the most significant development in broadcasting since the introduction of colour television, introduced in parallel with digital television but a separate development, DAB is intended to eventually replace FM and AM transmissions. Boasting CD-quality audio and also able to carry text and graphic data, the biggest benefit for in-car users is the end of the need to retune your radio as you drive around the country and without the interference currently suffered due to congestion and multi-path propagation. You will want DAB. This Blue ICE guide will tell you just how good it is and how you can make the most of it!

ICE Security

When you're spending your hard-earned money in a quality ICE system, you want to be sure that all possible precautions are taken to protect your investment. There are numerous ways of securing a system these days and you'll want to know all about them in order to evaluate all the pros and cons before making a decision. Click here for all the details.


While in recent years motor manufacturers have concentrated on the 'extras' supplied with their vehicles, a large number of them still supply moderate quality two-speaker systems. You may well find that upgrading your head unit will make a marginal difference to the sound quality you hear - sorting out your speakers could make a big difference. This Blue ICE guide is packed with information ranging from speaker operation and ranges to installation types. Click here to read more.

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