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[Middletown, CT. September 2023] — GoFast Solutions, the Premier Mobile Electronics & Motorsports Distributor in the Northeast, is pleased to announce its new partnership as the authorized distributor for Faital Pro in the US. This strategic collaboration strengthens GoFast Solutions position in the emerging Pro Audio category.

Faital Pro, a renowned Italian manufacturer of high-quality professional audio components, has chosen GoFast Solutions as its trusted distributor to provide exceptional support and service to customers. This partnership allows GoFast Solutions to offer an extensive range of Faital Pro's cutting-edge Pro Audio solutions, including loudspeakers, drivers, and accessories.

"We are thrilled to be named the authorized distributor for the Italian made Faital Pro brand in the US market," said Bob Hernandez Director of Sales at GoFast Solutions. "Pro Audio has become a significant segment in the car audio market and Faital Pro's commitment to innovation and quality aligns perfectly with our values, and we look forward to delivering these exceptional products to our customers"

Faital Pro is globally recognized for its excellence in audio technology and its dedication to meeting the demands of professional audio engineers, sound designers, and musicians. Their products are known for their superior performance, reliability, and durability.

With GoFast Solutions now serving as the authorized distributor, customers in the United States can expect easy access to Faital Pro's product line, as well as expert guidance and support from GoFast Solutions' experienced sales team.

For inquiries or to learn more about the Faital Pro product lineup available through GoFast Solutions, please visit www.gofst.com or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

GoFast Solutions is a leading distributor of professional audio equipment, serving customers across the United States. With a dedication to delivering top-notch audio solutions and unmatched customer service, GoFast Solutions has become a trusted partner for audio professionals and 12 Volt enthusiasts.

Faital Pro is an Italian manufacturer specializing in high-quality professional audio components. With a rich history of innovation and a commitment to excellence, Faital Pro has earned a global reputation for its cutting-edge loudspeakers, drivers, and accessories.

Toronto, Canada - Slated for Friday April 5th to Sunday April 7th, 2024 at the Toronto Congress Centre, CMA EXPO offers an opportunity for Canadian dealers to experience the latest industry training delivered by the top product experts. Featuring major Canadian distributors representing over 100+ of the leading mobile electronics brands, an expansion to 75 training sessions and over 30,000 ft2 of exhibit space, the 2024 CMA EXPO Training & Networking Event will be the must-attend show for retailers next spring.

“Canadian 12v retailers delivered a resounding message of support with their attendance and enthusiasm for product training, making the build-up to the 2024 EXPO highly anticipated.” Once again, next year’s event is the result of a continued collaborative effort from the leading Canadian mobile electronics distributors and their supporting manufacturers,” said Frank Spezzano, President, CMA Networks.    

The 2024 CMA EXPO will represent all aspects of the mobile electronics industry including mobile audio, remote starters, telematics, ADAS and lighting systems. Attendees can look forward to special skills-based seminars covering fabrication, sales and marketing, while DSP sessions will round out the stacked weekend schedule. To enhance the overall experience, expect to see the latest product demonstrations, new product unveilings and demo vehicles on display.

“We finally had the opportunity to provide an in-person training experience featuring the amazing roster of trainers we have on CMA Networks and the feedback was nothing short of overwhelming. I’m excited for the opportunity to deliver our unique brand of training and info-tainment once again to Canadian mobile electronics retailers,” said Ben Woo, Content Director & Host, CMA Networks.

EARLY BIRD registration opens on Thursday, Oct. 12th for attendees and will feature a special rate along with an exclusive swag bag.

Featured Exhibitors include:

AAMP GLOBAL / ALPINE / AUTOMOBILITY / DIX PERFORMANCE / ERIKSON CONSUMER / FORTIN / GEMSEN / IMPORTEL / JVCKENWOOD / METRA / PIONEER / SONY / SIRIUSXM / TRENDS ELECTRONICS

For additional information on the CMA EXPO, VISIT CMAEXPO.CA or contact:

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | Toll Free: 1.833.326.2482

CMA EXPO is Canada’s official mobile electronics industry trade show representing an industry-wide collaboration of distributors and manufacturers. The annual event features product and skills training for dealers, an exhibit show floor and invaluable networking opportunities.

CMA NETWORKS is your all-in-one streaming destination specifically designed to inform and connect the 12v electronics industry. Featuring hundreds of original videos, showcasing the best trainers through monthly themed programming, industry members can now find and access more content about their favorite mobile electronics brands.

CMA PRODUCTIONS is your content creation partner that is dialed-in to the latest media trends with a clear understanding of the 12v electronics industry. From conception to planning, production to delivery, count on CMA Productions for your video project needs.

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – NAV-TV CORP. today announced that it will be exiting the Aftermarket Automotive products business, which includes all aftermarket infotainment and vision products.

The OEM and Test equipment divisions are not affected.

Following a strategic review, the company determined that the Aftermarket Automotive products business was no longer positioned to sustainably meet our customers best needs. The exit from this line of business will be phased over the next 12 months.

The company is committed to ensuring a smooth exit for current commercial customers by maintaining all warranties to 12 months from date of purchase or until 9/15/2024, whichever comes first.

“This decision enables NAV-TV to focus resources on our greatest opportunities for growth and where we can deliver industry leading value to customers,” said Moni Melman, NAV-TV’s Chief Executive Officer. “It is in line with the company’s strategy to focus our resources primarily on OEM, Test Equipment, and specialty programs. We are confident in NAV-TV’s continued success and our commitment to innovate and serve.”

During the phase-out period, NAV-TV  will be discounting existing products and offer package deals to its aftermarket customers. Engineering, Manufacturing, and other equipment will also become available over the next 12 months as will competitively priced licensing structures for NAV-TV’s Intellectual Property.

NAV-TV Corp. is a privately held company headquartered in Coral Springs, Florida.

It has been serving the Aftermarket Automotive for over two decades and has been an industry leader with innovative products and award-winning customer service. 

STILLWATER, USA – KICKER® Performance Audio will be showcasing an army of UTVs at the world’s biggest sand show – the Sand Sports Super Show. The Orange County (Calif.) Fair & Event Center hosts the colossal event September 15-17. KICKER’s area will be booth 9008-LI, by the East entrance of the events grounds.

Several vehicles will be featured in the KICKER booth, including the brand’s own audio-infused Polaris® RZR,® KICKER sales rep Murfco’s radical Can-Am® X3, Gatorwraps’® Can-Am Defender, and California Sound’s (San Bernardino, Calif.) amazing Maverick R. KICKER will also host multiple vehicles from Hoppe® in the booth as well for a complete rolling force of KICKER-filled side-by-sides.

“This will be Hoppe’s first time out on the West Coast,” said Rachel Rodriguez, Hoppe’s Marketing Director. “We want attendees to pick our brains and hear what we’ve got to offer, but we’re also pumped to engage with this side of the industry and its customers so we can better engineer our products around the ways they live and breathe off-road.”

KICKER’s powersports audio gear will also be featured in multiple booths around the show. Brands like SSV Works® (booth 2035-GG) will have KICKER-equipped UTVs on hand, as well as Gatorwraps next door to the KICKER area. Several KICKER authorized dealers will show UTVs on-site, including UTV Stereo (Mesa, Ariz., booth 9101-LI), Temecula Motorsports (Murrieta, Calif., booth 1811), and Bert’s Mega Mall (Covina, Calif., in its pavilion).

For more information, consumers can visit www.sandsportssupershow.com.

KICKER Performance Audio products, a division of Stillwater Designs and Audio, Inc.®, are available for the mobile and home audio aftermarket at authorized retailers worldwide, and also as Original Equipment for boat and automobile manufacturers. Consumers seeking more information on KICKER or Livin’ Loud® may call the Consumer Information Line at 1-800-256-5425 or visit the brand website at www.kicker.com. Consumers can follow KICKER socially at Facebook.com/kickeraudio, Twitter.com/kickeraudio, Instagram.com/kickeraudio, or Pinterest.com/kickeraudio, and use the hashtags #kickeraudio and #livinloud.

Polaris and RZR are registered trademarks of Polaris Industries, Inc.

Can-Am is a registered trademark of Bombardier Recreational Products Inc., or its affiliates.

Gatorwraps is a trademark of Gatorwraps Inc.

Hoppe is a trademark of Motor Trike Inc.

SSV Works is a trademark of SSV Works Inc.

In-depth course to train technicians on full features of premium vehicle tuning solution

CAMARILLO, CALIF., September 8, 2023 (MEDIAWIRE) – ORCA Design and Manufacturing announced the dates for its fall training and fabrication session, to be held at and instructed with Mobile Solutions in Tempe, Ariz. Select industry installation and fabrication professionals will undergo four days of intense training from October 13 through October 16.

Instruction will consist of the highly rated MasterTech training program taught by Mobile Solutions, in addition to product-specific training led by Orca’s training team. This session will center on the Gladen GA-BARNIE vehicle audio tuning system, which accurately simulates human listening to tailor the sound for drivers and passengers.

“We value our ongoing relationship with Mobile Solutions,” said Nalaka Adikari, national sales director for Orca. “Over the years we have seen the improvement of our retailers – in representing our product lines and enhancing the quality and creativity of their builds – as a result of the training they receive in our special sessions. DSP has become a vital component of car audio customization. With the dedicated GA-BARNIE training segment, we ensure our installation professionals master one of the most innovative tools for enhancing the in-vehicle audio experience.”

GA-BARNIE is currently available to Orca retailers. For more information on the upcoming training session, please contact your local authorized Orca representative. For more on the GA-BARNIE vehicle audio tuning system, please visit mosconi-america.com.

LIT Works is a Plug-n-Play System and is Now Available for Select Polaris RZR Pro Series, Polaris RZR, Polaris Ranger, Can-Am X3, and Kawasaki KRX1000 Models

OXNARD, Calif., Sept. 5, 2023 – SSV Works (www.ssvworks.com), the market leader in powersports and off-road audio systems and accessories, is proud to announce the launch of LIT Works, its new lighted speaker pod kits for select off-road vehicles. Now available, LIT Works is initially available for select Polaris RZR Pro Series, Polaris RZR, Polaris Ranger, Can-Am X3, and Kawasaki KRX1000.

“Or customers asked for a lighted, high-end, plug-n-play solution for leading off-road vehicles, and we have delivered with LIT Works,” said Trevor Kaplan, SSV Works CEO. “The kit provides everything the customer needs for a leading edge, end-to-end audio system for off-roading in any conditions.”

The lighted speaker pod kits include:

  • JVC MR1 headunit w/backup camera (JVC does not come with Polaris Ride Command Kits)
  • RGB lighting controller by SSV Works
  • Speaker enclosures and cage pods with 6.5-inch 120 watt RGB speakers
  • Subwoofer enclosure with the new SSV Works 1000-watt subwoofer
  • Phase EQ 800.5 Amp
  • MSRP: starting at $1,849.99

“All other companies backlight their speaker grilles to shine on the speaker cones,” Kaplan explained. “We went the extra step by adding LED lighting to the shape of our star grille for accent lighting. And the speaker pods? Others just illuminate their logo, but we went a step further by adding accent to the shape of the pod itself, making them stand out even more.”

For more information, please visit www.SSVWorks.com, call 818-991-1SSV (1778), or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Based out its 20,000-square-foot facility in Oxnard, Calif., SSV Works, or Side by Side Vehicle works, is a global leader in off-road, weatherproof audio systems for today’s hottest and most popular UTVs. To this day, SSV Works manufactures the UTV industry’s only purpose-built complete audio systems, offering every piece needed for a complete install. With more than 40 years in audio design and manufacturing experience, SSV Works is the top choice among UTV enthusiasts and professionals worldwide. SSV Works currently offers stereo systems for Polaris, Can-Am, Kawasaki, Yamaha, Arctic Cat, Jeep, and Honda vehicles. Take your ride to the next level- visit www.SSVWorks.com today!

MONTREAL -- September 5, 2023 -- AutoMobility is excited to announce that it will be the exclusive Canadian distributor for Dynamat Inc. As the country’s largest automotive electronics distributor, AutoMobility will represent the complete line of Dynamat innovative products to deliver make driving your vehicle more enjoyable by reducing noise, heat, and vibration.

“We couldn’t be more excited about Automobility becoming part of the Dynamat family by representing our brand in the Canadian marketplace. Their leadership, cultural values and customer-first approach combined with an industry-leading team of 12-volt mobile electronics experts is the perfect compliment to our unwavering focus on our own customer experience, quality, speed and innovation," said Michael Good, Dynamat’s CEO.

The name Dynamat is very well-known in the mobile electronic space, they first established the market and set the way for the soundproofing sector, which dates back more than three decades. In addition to being the market leader in automotive acoustic solutions worldwide, Dynamat is renowned for manufacturing products of the highest possible quality across a variety of industries, including home acoustics, marine, recreational vehicles, and OEM,” said Mike Berger Vice president of sales at Automobility.

“We at Automobility are committed to going above and beyond to ensure that we do whatever we have to do to ensure that Dynamat will be the soundproofing choice of mobile electronic specialists in Canada,” said Rob Nelson at Automobility.

The Dynamat brand is recognized by consumers around the world as quality products for solutions to unwanted heat, noise and vibration. Dynamat, Inc. is a privately held corporation located in Hamilton, Ohio, USA. Established in 1989, the company markets acoustic solutions for a broad range of industries.

AutoMobility is Canada’s largest mobile electronics distributor. Headquartered in Montreal, along with offices and warehousing facilities in Toronto and Vancouver, customers benefit from complete national sales support and expedited shipping. Since 1991, AutoMobility has been servicing mass merchants, Mobile electronic retailers and new car dealerships for over 30 years. Their mission is to offer the most technologically advanced Mobile audio and integration ,remote start and security, radar detection, mobile video, dash cam products

The Trainings are Held at the MSC America Mesa, Ariz. Facility for Authorized Dealers

MESA, Ariz. USA, Aug. 28, 2023 – MSC America (www.msc-america.com), North American distribution partner for BLAM, Brax, Helix, Match, Escort Radar, and Stinger Radar, is proud to announce its new Audiotec Fischer DSP Training for invited authorized dealers. To date, MSC has conducted 15 one-day trainings at its Mesa, Ariz. facility, with more scheduled in the coming weeks.

“The purpose of these in-person trainings is to educate authorized Audiotec Fischer dealers on how to properly and efficiently set up and tune cars using proprietary software,” explained Jason Digos, MSC America Vice President. “We try to do as much hands-on as possible so that our dealers are in the cars using the software and performing the tuning process. We use simulators to show different scenarios they may see on today’s modern OEM audio systems and how to correct them.”

The software utilized in the trainings is the Audiotec Fischer DSP PC Tool Software, plus two cars equipped with Helix or Match DSP systems and MSC’s own System Simulator.

Digos added that the dealers who participate in the trainings are impressed with the software and the results such proprietary DSP has on tuning a vehicle properly.

“MSC's training was truly an eye-opening experience for Kraig (Kinnard) and me,” said Matt Hipps of Sounds Good Mobile in Flagstaff, Ariz. who attended the July 13 training along with Kinnard. “We were thrilled to dive deep into Audiotec Fisher products, discovering how to maximize its potential. The training provided us with a forward-looking perspective on the industry, preparing us for the upcoming changes. We loved every bit of it, and enjoyed further building strong and meaningful relationships with their team and the fellow participants that were there.”

Added Larry Penn, MSC America President, “Our training is unique and quite comprehensive, and everyone who attends learns something specific to their needs. We have seen that from when the trainings begin to when they end, the attendees grasp things they never really thought about before but quickly realize its importance, and are then excited to institute this new knowledge into their daily work immediately.”

Concluded Arturo Ceballos, owner of Audio by Art of San Antonio, Texas, who was also a member of the July 13 training. “The MSC training was fantastic, allowing us to freshen up and pick up new tricks. I’m very happy to be a part of the MSC community, and I thank them for these opportunities.”

For more information, please visit www.msc-america.com, call 480-372-2929 (USA) or 403-698-3695 (Canada), or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

MSC is the North American Distribution Partner for premium European brands including Audiotec Fischer (Brax, Helix, Match), BLAM Audio, Escort Radar, Stinger Radar as well as Mobridge integration products from Australia. MSC specializes in specialty independent retailer support with a heavy focus on training and advanced product integration. MSC also operates a full‐service retail facility which acts as the proof‐of‐ concept basis for new product development, techniques, and the backbone of partner support.

Monday, August 28, 2023 - Oklahoma City, Okla. - DD AUDIO®, a manufacturer of high-quality mobile audio products is proud to introduce the “g” revision of their USA Made, 8 Inch, Daily Driver, the 2508. DD AUDIO’s 2508 is one of the most popular and studied subwoofers of its kind. It’s a favorite among enclosure builders and installers for its performance and versatility. It’s enjoyed daily by drivers who love their music and have a tendency to get over enthusiastic with the bass knob. It’s also a testament to DD AUDIO’s quest for performance, devotion to USA Made build quality, and commitment to the ever evolving audio engineering process that comes with the modernization of materials and tooling. The latest evolution of its beloved “Super 8,” the 2508g, delivers major upgrades to the motor, spider, surround, and more, giving this old GOAT an all new kick.

The latest revision of the 2508 features major performance enhancements, such as an increased magnet diameter for greater power and control, new dual stage aluminum heat sinks for improved heat management, a reimagined competition grade iron cloth spider with more stability and better durability, a second generation V-ROM surround with triple density expansion joint to further smooth the effects of expansion/contraction, an X-5 carbon loaded synthetic fiber non-pressed pulp cone with a peerless strength to weight ratio, plus DD AUDIO’s proven Evolution Subwoofer Package, Free Flow Cooling System. All the specs and features are now available at ddaudio.com.

When DD AUDIO released its “f” revision of the 608 just last week, the response was extraordinary! While the DD AUDIO sales team was inundated with orders for the 600 Series 8 inch, many commentators online were begging to know when DD would release a new version of its more powerful, USA Made 2500 Series 8 inch counterpart. They didn’t have to wait long. The new 2508g is being handmade right now in Oklahoma City for Authorized Dealers and standard builds will soon be available online.

Many call the 2508 the greatest 8 inch, daily driver subwoofer of all time. DD AUDIO’s new 2508 “g” is here to prove exactly that.

Enhance your on-the-go MB Quart source unit with the MBQ-CAM-1 and see more of your adventure

Libertyville, IL – Meet the ALL-NEW MB Quart MBQ-CAM-1 Auxiliary Camera Kit. Enhancing outdoor adventures with a 170-degree vertical angle and 150 horizontal angle - the MBQ-CAM-1 Auxiliary Camera Kit makes more out of your MB Quart source unit. Compatible with the GMR7V1, GMR-LED, and most other source units with camera inputs - flush and stand-alone mounts are included with this auxiliary camera kit, as well as a carling switch, to make accessibility and control easy and simple.

See more from the great outdoors and embrace more from your MB Quart source unit on every Music. Defined. adventure. The MBQ-CAM-1 Auxiliary Camera Kit is Marine-grade protected with an IP Rating of IP67/IP69K. Get ready to tackle the outdoor conditions while staying protected against the elements with the MBQ-CAM-1. A universal installation with flush and stand-alone mounts is included to cover all applications your vehicle fitment may require. Compatible with universal vehicle fitments and MB Quart source units as well as most other source units--the image sensor is a 1/3" CMOS sensor camera as the input voltage is 12v DC.

Alden Stiefel, President of Maxxsonics, said, “The MBQ-CAM-1 Auxiliary Camera Kit adds another layer of innovation and features to your GMR7V1 or GMR-LED MB Quart source unit. This is a must-have addition when traversing the outdoors as it makes seeing everything easier and effortlessly. We are very excited to have this upgrade to MB Quart source units and most other source units with camera inputs."

ABOUT THE MBQ-CAM-1 AUXILIARY CAMERA KIT

No matter what the journey ahead brings, the MBQ-CAM-1 Auxiliary Camera Kit has you covered from all angles of sight. With 150 degrees on the horizontal angle and 170 degrees on the vertical angle – you will have eyes everywhere on every path ahead. A huge upgrade and enhancement to the GMR7V1 and GMR-LED MB Quart source units – obtain more protection against the elements with IP67/IP69K Marine-grade IP Rating and take on adventures around every corner.

FEATURES INCLUDE:

• MARINE-GRADE PROTECTION / IP RATING: IP67/IP69K

• COMPATIBLE VEHICLE FITMENT: Universal

• COMPATIBLE VEHICLE MODELS: MB Quart and universal source units

• INSTALLATION: Universal installation - flush and stand-alone mounts are included to cover all applications

Sam Dattalo, Vice President of Sales at Maxxsonics, said, "The perfect companion and a great addition to the GMR7V1 or GMR-LED MB Quart source units - the MBQ-CAM-1 Auxiliary Camera Kit delivers amazing performance and visual sight to any outdoor journey. These auxiliary camera kits are going to be a needed add-on to getting the most out of your MB Quart source unit and other source units with camera inputs, and I'm so excited to finally have this out. With the 1/3" CMOS sensor camera covering every aspect around you and included mounting hardware and a carling switch, the MBQ-CAM-1 Auxiliary Camera Kit is the FULL UPGRADE PACKAGE for every source unit that seeks more from the great outdoors."

Upgrade your MB Quart GMR7V1, GMR-LED, or most other source units with camera inputs with the MBQ-CAM-1 Auxiliary Camera Kit. See more from the outdoors and add another layer of enhancement to your MB Quart audio installation! MAKE SURE to contact your Maxxsonics Sales Representative NOW as orders for the MBQ-CAM-1 Auxiliary Camera Kit are GOING FAST! For a complete breakdown of the MB Quart MBQ-CAM-1 Auxiliary Camera Kit - head over to https://mbquart.com/shop/marine/marine-accessories/mbq-cam-1-auxiliary-camera-kit/.

MB Quart is a high-end audio brand known for its elaborate and distinctive designs while producing rich sound quality. Established in 1962, MB Quart began producing professional studio microphones and headphones at its headquarters in Obrigheim, Germany. Through research, innovation, and a dedication to the highest standard of sound quality, MB Quart continues to grow its product line throughout its 50-year history. Our slogan Music. Defined. is the superior standard to how MB Quart holds itself accountable for pushing the bar forward. Consumers of these products can experience a wide range of audio solutions that will deliver all their needs for Powersports and marine machines. The MB Quart brand is owned by Maxxsonics and is based near Chicago, IL. For additional information, go to the brand website at https://mbquart.com/about. 

Established in 2001 and headquartered in Libertyville, IL, Maxxsonics is a global leader in the Mobile, Marine, and Powersports audio industries. Innovating products that bring out the best in audio and sound, Maxxsonics specializes in designing and manufacturing amplifiers, speakers, subwoofers, and accessories branded; Hifonics, MB Quart, Crunch, and Autotek. Additionally - Maxxsonics is the premier OEM audio supplier of audio solutions/systems for Kawasaki off-road vehicles, Polaris® off-road vehicles, and CFMOTO. Founded by a handful of consumer electronics and automotive security veterans – Maxxsonics products are now heard and experienced around the world. For additional information, go to the corporate website at https://maxxsonics.com

Holly Hill, Fla. – August 25, 2023 – Metra Electronics® has collaborated with HARMAN International Industries, the premier connected technologies company for automotive, consumer, and enterprise markets, to create new plug-n-play audio systems for select 2014-2022 Harley-Davidson® motorcycles. These products are in stock and shipping now and pair Harman's Infinity Kappa Perfect PowerSports Amplifiers and Speakers with DSP Processor system integration and installation equipment from Metra's Saddle Tramp® brand. Three new audio system integration kits are available for select Road Glide and Street Glide motorcycles, in addition to accessory lower fairing installation kits for twin-cooled and non-twin-cooled applications:

  • 2-Speaker Plug-N-Play Audio System (INFKP2SPKSYS)
  • 4-Speaker Plug-N-Play Audio System (INFKP4SPKSYS)
  • 6-Speaker Plug-N-Play Audio System (INFKP6SPKSYS)
  • Twin-Cooled Engine Lower Fairing Speaker Upgrade Kit (INFKPTCKIT)
  • Non-Twin-Cooled Engine Lower Fairing Speaker Upgrade Kit (INFKPNTCKIT)
  • Saddlebag Speaker Upgrade Kit (INFKP900XKIT)

Harman's Infinity Kappa Perfect PowerSports Amplifiers are high-performance multi-environment amplifiers engineered to meet the demands of small footprint-dependent installation locations and withstand extreme environments. They feature Molex connectors to mate with a Saddle Tramp DSP with a small footprint to fit into tight fairings easily. The Infinity Kappa Perfect Speakers utilize many industry-first materials, such as Basalt Fiber Woofers with Plus One™ Technology, lightweight neodymium motors, and a removable Polyphenylene Sulfide-dome tweeter which is certified for Hi-Resolution Audio. Factory fit grills accompany the 6.5” and 6x9” speakers for a seamless look.

​​Once paired with Saddle Tramp’s DSP, Harman’s acoustic sound engineers tune the amplifiers and speakers to create a best-in-class audio performance. The DSP flattens the factory audio settings through its head unit CAN connection. Detailed work instructions and the included vehicle-specific brackets make the job simple to install and provide a factory-quality result that installers can be proud of and end consumers can do on their own.

HARMAN Kappa Perfect KP5004 amplifier

  • Max power: 1250W peak
  • RMS power output @ 2 ohms (full-range): 125W x 4, <1% THD+N
  • RMS power output @ 4 ohms (full-range): 75W x 4, <1% THD+N
  • RMS power output @ 4 ohms bridged (full-range): 250W x 2, <1% THD+N
  • Selectable crossover:
    • Front: High-pass @ full/60/80/120Hz
    • Rear: All-pass, high-pass, or low-pass @ 60/80/120Hz
  • Frequency response: 20Hz – 20kHz
  • Signal-to-noise ratio (full-range): >75dB (ref 1W output @ 4 ohms)
  • Fuse rating: 40 amps
  • Dimensions: 200mm x 85mm x 45mm
  • All wires terminated with Molex or Molex-style connectors

HARMAN Infinity Kappa Perfect 600X 6.5" speakers

  • Power handling: 80W RMS, 240W peak
  • Sensitivity (@ 2.83V): 95dB
  • Frequency response: 60Hz – 20kHz
  • Impedance: 3.0 ohms
  • Basalt fiber woofer with Plus One™ technology
  • 1" edge-driven polyphenylene sulfide-dome tweeter
  • Removable tweeter design for component configuration
  • IPX5-rated speaker front, weather-resistant speaker back side

HARMAN Infinity Kappa Perfect 900X 6"x9" speakers

  • Power handling: 100W RMS, 300W peak
  • Sensitivity (@ 2.83V): 95dB
  • Frequency response: 50Hz – 20kHz
  • Impedance: 3.0 ohms
  • Basalt fiber woofer with Plus One™ technology
  • 1" edge-driven polyphenylene sulfide-dome tweeter
  • Removable tweeter design for component configuration
  • IPX5-rated speaker front, weather-resistant speaker back side

Saddle Tramp Integration Solution

  • Saddle Tramp® BC-DSPX-HD2 DSP processor interface that automatically detects and reflashes factory head unit
  • Vehicle-specific wiring harness
  • Amplifier brackets to fit Street Glide and Road Glide
  • Complete installation instructions

These new products are in stock and shipping and will be showcased at the Las Vegas Convention Center at Metra's 2023 SEMA Show booths, October 31st - November 3rd. Contact your Metra Electronics sales representative or visit MetraPowersports.com for more information.

At Metra, 12volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world. We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources in developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make dash kits for more vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for 75+ years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-SPEC®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, Saddle Tramp®, Metra Marine®, Daytona Lights®, and Tsunami®. For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 386-257-2956.

HARMAN International (harman.com), a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co, LTD., designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things. With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In 2017, HARMAN became a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics.

STILLWATER, USA – KICKER® is now shipping the weather-proof PowerCans™ 6.5-inch amplified speaker system, made especially for powersports applications. Versatile KICKER PowerCans will be available for purchase at Authorized KICKER Dealers in-store and online. Soon to be introduced to the world on the KICKER UnMASKED! Live™ streamed show, PowerCans will retail for $699.99 and will also be available for purchase online at www.kicker.com.

The two-way system, which connects to most devices via Bluetooth®, is designed to deliver exceptional sound quality while enduring the toughest outdoor conditions, adding music to anything with a 12-volt battery. Amplified with 150 total watts and equipped with auxiliary inputs and outputs, this system boasts powerful and clear audio that will keep the listener immersed while on the trail or in the mountains. These all-weather speakers are IP66-rated and can be installed on round tubing from 1.5-to-two inches wide with included easy-mount clamps. Square clamps for golf carts are also available and sold separately.

A hardwired remote is included and features backlit, oversized buttons for gloved hands that change volume, track, and source on the fly, allowing you to stow away your device. The line output allows system expandability such as a subwoofer for full-range sound.

PowerCans also feature vibrant RGB LED lighting, adding an extra element of excitement to any off-road experience. Another accessory sold separately, the KICKER KMLC LED Controller can add up to 20 colors and 19 thrilling lighting modes for more fun on the trails.

KICKER Performance Audio products, a division of Stillwater Designs and Audio, Inc.®, are available for the mobile and home audio aftermarket at authorized retailers worldwide, and also as Original Equipment for boat and automobile manufacturers. Consumers seeking more information on KICKER or Livin’ Loud® may call the Consumer Information Line at 1-800-256-5425 or visit the brand website at www.kicker.com. Consumers can follow KICKER socially at Facebook.com/kickeraudio, Twitter.com/kickeraudio, Instagram.com/kickeraudio, or Pinterest.com/kickeraudio, and use the hashtags #kickeraudio and #livinloud.

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Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - Oklahoma City, OK - DD AUDIO®, a manufacturer of high-quality mobile audio products is proud to introduce the “f” revision of their venerable 600 Series subwoofers. In the previous “e” revision they got bigger and better; this latest “f” revision received thermal cooling engineering enhancements, making them even more efficient when performing for longer periods of time.

DD AUDIO’s design philosophy is to maximize efficiency first, optimizing power to sound as best as possible. This was the design basis behind their Free Flow Cooling System back in 2000. They introduced cross drilled cooling vents through the pole piece and top plates, gap vents in the voice coil gap and cooling holes in the voice coil. The harder the speaker played, the more air was pumped through the motor. Heat is a byproduct of vigorous play, motivating their engineering to continuously push the boundaries of what is possible.

The 600 Series revision “f” incorporates added thermal transfer, facilitating the movement of heat from heat-generating regions to cooler areas, thereby increasing the thermal movement from the voice coil outward. The collaboration of a freshly machined aluminum cooling tube positioned within the pole vent and a substantially thicker, vented aluminum rear motor heat sink synergistically achieves optimal heat extraction. This enables any sound enthusiast to play louder and longer.

Increased power demands greater Xmax, and the enhanced excursion of the new 600f model meets this requirement. With the top plate increased to 20mm and the voice coil winding lengths extended, coupled with the presence of both motor steel and billet aluminum, more effective heat dissipation from the coil is achieved across all conditions, ultimately optimizing long-term electrical efficiency.

Increased Xmax and excursion necessitated enhancements to the moving system as well. Taller surrounds have been tooled and spider refined to fully optimize the new motor design. The taller surrounds are double-stitched to fiberglass loaded, non-pressed cones and the utilization of double layer, multiple spiders uphold DD tradition of long term durability.

More Xmax and more excursion, combined with a cool as “f”, super edgy heatsink and motor boot designs make these revisions the mother “f” of all revisions!

STILLWATER, USA – KICKER® returns to the MEA KnowledgeFest at the Dallas Convention Center August 25-27, and will feature the KICKER Tech Force conducting a pair of trainings Friday and Saturday. The classes will help installers quickly determine the equipment needed to integrate aftermarket audio into a factory sound system, using KICKER’s revolutionary FIT™ and KEY® technologies. All training attendees will automatically be entered to win one of two KICKER PowerBar powersports soundbars.

KICKER’s booth will be in front of the Convention Center’s main entrance, booth 801. Forty of the world’s largest 12-volt manufacturers will attend the event.

Also making an appearance will be the KICKER FIAT® 500 Sport, equipped with the award-winning KEY Smart Amplifiers. KEY Technology drastically improves clarity, volume, and soundstage to nearly every radio on the market today – including those equipped with start/stop technology. It automatically applies time alignment, detects speaker sizes, adjusts gain, and applies a 40-band EQ and 24dB crossovers in a matter of seconds. The Fiat also features the enormous Quad Box of Solo-Baric® L7 square subwoofers.

KICKER’s newest gear will be on display, including the ST-Series of P.A. Speakers, SoloX® Subwoofers, the powerful Warhorse™ Sub Amplifier, newly released PowerCans, and award-winning KMXL Horn-Loaded Speakers.

For more details, consumers can visit www.knowledgefest.org.

KICKER Performance Audio products, a division of Stillwater Designs and Audio, Inc.®, are available for the mobile and home audio aftermarket at authorized retailers worldwide, and also as Original Equipment for boat and automobile manufacturers. Consumers seeking more information on KICKER or Livin’ Loud® may call the Consumer Information Line at 1-800-256-5425 or visit the brand website at www.kicker.com. Consumers can follow KICKER socially at Facebook.com/kickeraudio, Twitter.com/kickeraudio, Instagram.com/kickeraudio, or Pinterest.com/kickeraudio, and use the hashtags #kickeraudio and #livinloud.

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Tuesday, August 22, 2023 - Oklahoma City, OK - DD AUDIO®, a manufacturer of high-quality mobile audio products is proud to introduce their newest and smallest addition to the SL600 Series: the Slim Line 8 inch, SL608 subwoofer. With their super shallow mounting depth and performance tuned suspensions, the SL600s squeeze a lot of bass out of a tight little space and this 8 inch subwoofer doesn’t compromise on quality or performance, as it features the same state of the art design that made its larger companions, the SL610 and SL612, a massive success with installers facing limited space applications. All the SL600s feature EROM surround, double layer spider system, backplate venting and a high temperature resistant voice coil, but the addition of the SL608 takes the versatility of the line to new heights, by further reducing the depth.

DD AUDIO’s SL600 Series has been precision engineered to provide premium, big subwoofer sound, to applications lacking the space needed for big subwoofers. Included in the SL608 cutting edge design is a triple layer composite sandwich cone coupled to a Santoprene rubber surround, to give low distortion output. The 8 inch DD frame houses a 134mm outer diameter / 25 mm thick magnet motor, surrounding a 2 inch voice coil with a 12mm Xmax. When combined with a deep bump backplate, this little monster pushes an impressive 38mm of excursion at 100 to 300 Watts RMS (600 Watts Peak).

All this with a mounting depth of just 3.5 inches, ensuring installers can get seriously creative when tucking away these slim, heavy hitters.

RINGWOOD, IL – August 18, 2023 -- Race Sport Lighting is pleased to announce the shipping of its new White LED Version of their patented and innovative Solar Roof Cab Light System to Distributors and Retailers this August. No Wire, No Holes, No Drilling involved! This invention was first previewed as Amber LED only by Race Sport Lighting during the SEMA 2021 Show and launched in early 2022. The Amber LED Wireless Solar Cab Light kits were a success nationwide as a unique solution to adding cab clearance lights to trucks that were not equipped with them at the factory. However, as their sales and marketing team demonstrated them at trade shows, the demand for a White LED version became a popular topic. People loved the solution and quality of the product but requested Race Sport Lighting to consider coming out with a White LED Version. That request has now been fulfilled, and Race Sport Lighting is officially stocking and shipping the White LED version out of their headquarters in Ringwood, IL. This amazing new product is made in an ISO 9000 factory right here in the USA alongside the Amber LED version.

This USPTO patented technology is revolutionary, it is completely run by solar and vibrations sensors and requires no wiring or drilling of holes into the roof of the vehicle. Coming out with a White LED version is not all the news though, Race Sport Lighting also upgraded these kits to Version 2.0 and made some slight improvements and adjustments not only to the White LED, but also the Amber LED kit. They upgraded to a new IC chip and v2 circuit board to help improve the consistency of the vibration sensor, and when the lights turn on and off. Ther brightness and the run time between solar chargers were greatly increased as well as a byproduct of this improvement on the 2.0. They also juiced up the retail packaging with a nice attractive gloss 4-color retail package that draws attention to customers when they walk by in your stores.

“We are so excited to finally be stocking and shipping this product to the marketplace. We had some distributors and retailers that really got behind the Amber LED Cab Light kits after the 2021 SEMA Show launch and sold a lot of the Amber LED version in 2022. I could not believe how many people wanted a White LED version. We discovered at trade shows that most truck outfitters and enthusiasts were removing the amber and going all White, and that included the marker cab lights on the roof. It was a must that we deliver the White LED Version in 2023 and it is now shipping daily.” - Steve Jergensen, President of Race Sport Lighting

The Part number for the Solar Cab Light System is #1007602. The system is already shipping in August to distributors and retailers nationwide. Pre-orders have already been shipped and new orders are being accepted. To learn more about this system, please watch this In The Garage video from the partners at Total Truck Centers - https://youtu.be/K-PhYTKLBw8

Race Sport Lighting is the leading manufacturer of LED and HID lighting technology in North America, and serves the 12-Volt, Truck Accessory, Powersports, Motorcycle, Marine, and RV industries. Founded in 2007, Race Sport Lighting is going on its 16th year leading the way as the Pioneer for the lighting category. They offer the highest quality lighting products to the industry and back it up with award-winning customer service and tech support. This reputation has earned this SEMA Member the position of Preferred Lighting Vendor in several industry buying groups.

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Seattle, WA – August 12, 2023 – Elite Distributor Alliance (EDA), a leading provider of distribution services to the 12-volt aftermarket, announced today the addition of RDV Automotive Technology (RDV) to their vendor partner line-up.

RDV engineers and manufactures a wide variety of vehicle specific solutions that seamlessly and elegantly add some of the most wanted features to today’s vehicles including Apple CarPlay, wireless charging and other popular solutions.

RDV is owned by industry veteran Rich De Sclafani who oversees and touches just about everything at the company. Rich said, “Wow! I appreciate so much the confidence EDA has shown in my company. EDA is such a powerful group of quality 12-volt distributors. We are energized to have the group bring RDV to their thousands of customers.”

Josh Eatherly, EDA’s Director of Business Development spent many weeks researching the opportunity. “The more I looked into RDV and talked to dealers and end users it was clear that Rich has done something special at RDV. There are just so many vehicle owners out there that want to add what RDV is delivering. RDV will be plus business for our members and dealers.”

Amir Dhahani of SSR Distributors in Houston and Dallas added, “We have had so many dealers ask for exactly what RDV is delivering. This will be an instant win for SSR!”

Elite Distributor Alliance (EDA) is a leading provider of distribution services to the 12 volt aftermarket industry. EDA was founded in 2016 by a group of industry veterans who saw the need for a more efficient and effective way to distribute products and services. Today, EDA is providing same day or next day services to thousands of customers across the USA through its network of twenty-five plus warehouse locations.

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STILLWATER, USA – KICKER® is headed back to the East Coast as the title sponsor of the Ocean City Jeep® Fest, held from August 24-27 and originating from the Ocean City (Md.) Convention Center.

Located in front of the Convention Center entrance, KICKER and Jeep Fest will host Jeeps from several local and national clubs, with several featuring custom KICKER installations. As an added bonus, there will be a chance for showgoers to win a full KICKER bass system, including the TB-Series 10-inch loaded “tube” enclosure, 400-watt mono amplifier and wiring kit.

KICKER dealer Audio Works (Newark, Del.) will be installing audio systems on-site for the entire show and will feature several audio packages for purchase made especially for Jeepers. The Audio Works tent will be located next to the KICKER setup, which will be assisted by sales representatives from OPUS Marketing.

OC Jeep Fest has a nonstop event schedule planned for every day of the show, beginning with 300 Jeepers cruising the Ocean City sand during a beach crawl. The KICKER Show-and-Shine is planned for Thursday and Friday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., and three daily KICKER sand-course events will run from 1 p.m.-5:30 p.m. The KICKER Kickoff Party caps off the first day of the show at the nearby Hilton® Garden Inn that evening. On Friday night, Pier 23 waterfront restaurant hosts Kickin' It at the Harbor with KICKER, featuring live music, food and drinks.

Full event details are available on the OC Jeep Fest web page at www.oceancityjeepfest.com.

KICKER Performance Audio products, a division of Stillwater Designs and Audio, Inc.®, are available for the mobile and home audio aftermarket at authorized retailers worldwide, and also as Original Equipment for boat and automobile manufacturers. Consumers seeking more information on KICKER or Livin’ Loud® may call the Consumer Information Line at 1-800-256-5425 or visit the brand website at www.kicker.com. Consumers can follow KICKER socially at Facebook.com/kickeraudio, Twitter.com/kickeraudio, Instagram.com/kickeraudio, or Pinterest.com/kickeraudio, and use the hashtags #kickeraudio and #livinloud.

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SWITCH Works is SSV Works’ New Sub-Brand; Now Shipping, the Compact & Patent-Pending Alpha12 is the First of its Kind, Featuring 12 Fully Programmable Weatherproof Outputs that Control Any On-Road or Off-Road Accessory

OXNARD, Calif., July 5, 2023 – SSV Works (www.ssvworks.com), the market leader in powersports and off-road audio systems and accessories, is proud to announce the launch its new brand SWITCH Works. With the launch comes its new Alpha12 weather-proof electronic smart switcher, a plug-and-play solution controlling 12 accessories from the fully programmable LCD touch buttons that can be customized for each individual vehicle or accessory. The patent-pending Alpha12 is now shipping with MSRPs of $1,149.99 (w/ 3-foot power cable) and $1,199.99 (with 10-foot power cable).

“SWITCH Works by SSV Works’ and its new Alpha12 electronic switcher is the first of its kind, featuring 12 fully programmable outputs, solid state electronics, and IP-rated weather-proofing to handle the rigors of truck, Jeep, marine, RV, and UTV/ATV applications, and more,” explained Trevor Kaplan, SSV Works CEO. “Command the Alpha12 outputs with its hyper-bright LCD touch button controller which allows for full customization of the button graphics and easy viewability in direct sunlight. Users can choose any of the 60+ pre-loaded digital icons or upload your own custom image and assign to any button…thus making the need for stickers unnecessary.” 

Additionally, the controller’s compact size allows for multiple mounting options. The positive response LCD touch-button displays are programmable for any accessory or combination of accessories for on-road and off-road vehicle applications. Each Alpha12 unit comes with a Universal RAM Mount for multiple mounting options. Optional vehicle-specific mounting kits will be available soon for seamless in-vehicle integration.

“Alpha12 has 170amp total output, six high current and six low current outputs with live amperage readings,” Kaplan continued. “Each output is a configurable option that can be turned on with the ignition off, Ignition whereas the ignition must be on for the accessory to turn on, or Ignition memory…if you turned the vehicle off with the accessory on, the accessory will automatically turn on next time you turn on your vehicle.”

If you need more than 170 total amps, SWITCH Works allows you to easily connect a second brain while keeping one single controller, keeping your dash clutter-free. Controlling from a secondary location is an option by adding a secondary controller to one brain. Output configuration is a breeze…it can be done directly from the Alpha12 controller, or via a computer app.

The weatherproof brain is made from cast aluminum for maximum heat dissipation to increase reliability and off-road durability. All wires utilize waterproof connectors for secure connections to further increase waterproofing and reliability.

“We are very excited to present the Alpha12 to the powersports and off-road enthusiast,” Kaplan concluded. “We are also excited to have more SWITCH Works products in development, and we are looking forward to presenting them to the industry in the months to come.”

For more information, please visit www.SSVWorks.com, call 818-991-1SSV (1778), or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Based out its 20,000-square-foot facility in Oxnard, Calif., SSV Works, or Side by Side Vehicle works, is a global leader in off-road, weatherproof audio systems for today’s hottest and most popular UTVs. To this day, SSV Works manufactures the UTV industry’s only purpose-built complete audio systems, offering every piece needed for a complete install. With more than 40 years in audio design and manufacturing experience, SSV Works is the top choice among UTV enthusiasts and professionals worldwide. SSV Works currently offers stereo systems for Polaris, Can-Am, Kawasaki, Yamaha, Arctic Cat, Jeep, and Honda vehicles. Take your ride to the next level- visit www.SSVWorks.com today!

GoFast Solutions Premier Mobile Electronics & Motorsports Distributor in New England, NY (Including NY Metro), and NJ, Introducing Blaupunkt e-Bikes

Middletown, Conn. — August 14, 2023 — GoFast Solutions, Premier Mobile Electronics & Motorsports Distributor, is thrilled to announce its new partnership with Blaupunkt as the premier distributor for the Northeast region, covering New England, New York (Including Metro), and Northern & Central New Jersey. This exciting collaboration marks a significant step forward in providing cutting-edge mobility solutions to local communities.

As part of this partnership, GoFast Solutions will now be offering the highly anticipated Blaupunkt e-Bikes, the perfect fusion of German engineering and innovation in the world of electric mobility. Blaupunkt e-Bikes are renowned for their top-notch quality, state-of-the-art features, and sleek design, providing riders with an unparalleled experience in sustainable urban transportation.

"Blaupunkt is a blast from the past, the Blaupunkt brand has been known for their superior workmanship and German engineering and it's great to see those qualities in their new e-Bikes," said Bob Hernandez, Director of Sales of GoFast Solutions. "Partnering with Blaupunkt to distribute their e-Bikes allows us to provide our customers with eco-friendly, technologically advanced options that align with our mission of delivering excellence." Bob adds "Join us for Winter Summit 2023, Blaupunkt will have a booth with all the e-Bikes on hand and we will be giving a new e-Bike away to one luck attendee!"

With this new addition to their product lineup, GoFast Solutions aims to cater to the growing demand for eco-conscious transportation solutions, providing individuals with an efficient and eco-friendly way to navigate their urban environments.

The Blaupunkt e-Bikes available through GoFast Solutions encompass a range of models to suit different preferences and lifestyles, ensuring that customers can find the perfect match for their needs. Each e-Bike boasts advanced features, including powerful motors, extended battery life, and intuitive control systems, making them a reliable and stylish choice for daily commuting or leisurely rides.

GoFast Solutions invites enthusiasts, commuters, and adventurers alike to explore the future of electric mobility by visiting their stores across New England, New York, and Northern & Central New Jersey. Discover the seamless blend of convenience, sustainability, and performance that the Blaupunkt e-Bikes bring to urban transportation.

For more information about GoFast Solutions and their partnership with Blaupunkt, please visit www.gofst.com

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About GoFast Solutions:

GoFast Solutions is the Premier Mobile Electronics & Motorsports Distributor in the Northeast, dedicated to delivering top-quality products and services to enhance lifestyles and driving experiences. With a commitment to innovation and excellence, GoFast Solutions continues to shape the future of mobility and convenience.

Blaupunkt is a globally recognized brand synonymous with quality and innovation in the consumer electronics and mobility sectors. With a rich history dating back to 1924, Blaupunkt continues to lead the way in creating cutting-edge products that redefine user experiences. The Blaupunkt e-Bikes represent a harmonious blend of German engineering and sustainable urban mobility.

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