Car audio amplifiers in San Antonio

What is a car audio amplifier and what do they do?

Quality car amplifiers make a world of difference in any car audio sound system. Whether you run your system wide open or soft enough for conversation, a power amplifier will breathe life into your music, bringing out all of its excitement and detail.


Amplifiers not only provide power to upgraded or aftermarket speaker systems and subwoofers, they also help overcome road noise. This means you can hear your music clearly – even when you’re driving with the sunroof open and windows down thru San Antonio or New Braunfels. The power from your amp will deliver fuller and richer sound at all volume levels.


Whichever amplifier you choose, you are getting a serious product designed to make great audio in your vehicle.



Jl car audio amplifier

Popular car audio amplifiers

Rockford Fosgate R500X1D

Rockford Fosgate R500X1D

Rockford Fosgate R500X1D

Rockford fosgate amp

The Rockford Fosgate R500X1D is one of the best amplifiers for cars thanks to the technology it uses and highly functional circuit topology. This is a 500 W mono amplifier that can function with up to 2 ohms impedance; it comes with ‘Punch Bass’ option and remote operated bass level control if you’re one to tweak the lower-end based on your mood for that particular ride. The phase switch can change-up to 180 degrees, with high level inputs and real-time output.


The power supply is average but is thermal sensitive and the heat sink is made of highly durable cast aluminum. It also includes four gauge power and ground connectors. The Rockford Fosgate R500X1D comes with MOSFET that can switch or amplify signal, which is an excellent improvement for audio systems and the quality of sound in cars in general. A one year guarantee further proves the quality of this car amp on top of it all

Kenwood’s KAC-M1804

Rockford Fosgate R500X1D

Rockford Fosgate R500X1D

Kenwood’s KAC-M1804 4 channel car aduio amplifier

Kenwood’s KAC-M1804 is a highly rated 4-channel car amplifier that will definitely improve music listening in your car. Thanks to its great technical aspects, this is one of the best car amp options for your vehicle audio system. You can enjoy powerful 45 watts RMS for every individual channel, with up to 4 ohms impedance, which almost doubles the majority of usual car amps. It has a great compact design that will enable it to fit in about any vehicle, even when space is small and limited.


The cover is made of waterproof plastic that safely protect its power circuitry, so you can use it on land and on water without worry that the system will get damaged if it gets wet. Let’s not forget to mention the reliable and variable MOSFET for extra protection

Boss AT1500M

Rockford Fosgate R500X1D

Pyle PLMRMP3B

Silver boss audio car amplifier

The Boss AR1500M is one of the best car amplifiers due to a number of its great qualities. With 2 ohms lowest impedance, it will reliably provide power to subwoofers or speakers. It is a mono amp that belongs in the A/B class amplifiers that deliver crystal clear sound. It comes with both low and high level inputs that will enable you to create an audio system with just about any available unit source.


The AR1500M also comes with MOSFET that will amplify or switch a signal, which is better than the usual FETs as they don’t require as much energy to function – and this is definitely a better option when it comes to an audio system for cars. The AR1500M lastly has remote operated subwoofer control and the option to switch the bass boost which is never a bad thing.

Pyle PLMRMP3B

Pioneer GM-D8601

Pyle PLMRMP3B

Black pyle hydra car audio amplifier

The Pyle car audio amplifiers PLMRMP3B is the best car amplifier for car system enthusiasts and everyone looking to enjoy high quality music sounds while saving a bit of money at the same time. Pyle Pro offers a wide range of electronics products that are typically priced with the lower tier. This one comes with a 10A fuse and up to 4 ohms impedance that will ensure excellent signal amplification and switch.


It has an RCA adaptor, line input and real-time output that are level adjustable, which enables diversity when it comes to usage in a car, on boat or in an RV. With turn on that is anti thump safe, as well as soft switch on and off, it will ensure some decently clear sound and device protection to prevent damage. Channel separation goes up to 65 decibel, and thanks to the remote control, you can easily reach maximum sound. The PLMRMP3B also comes with electronic crossover and a power protection network.

Pioneer GM-D8601

Pioneer GM-D8601

Pioneer GM-D8601

Gray pioneer car audio amplifier

This is Pioneer GM-D8601 is rated highly as one of the best car amplifiers because of its simplistic mono input and remote controls over wired bass boost. It is equipped with 1600 watts for max sound power. Variable bass control enables you to create sound quality as you wish. Its compact and small design enables easy installation and usage in different size vehicles. Pioneer has invested in improved amplifier circuit protection that will prevent damage to the system, preventing circuit breakdown, reacting to temperature rise within the amp, and accordingly adjusting the input level.

The Pioneer GM-D8601 comes with a variable LPF (low-pass filter) that enables easier audio frequency adjustment according to subwoofer settings and your own listening wishes. It enables easy adjustment along the array from 40 up to 240 Hz. It’s a bit up there in price if you’re comparing it to others in this guide but well worth the money if you have it and want a higher-quality amplifier for your car.

Pioneer GM-D8601

Pioneer GM-D8601

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