Products

Selecting the Right Alternator and Battery for Your Electrical System

Selecting the Right Alternator and Battery for Your Electrical System

Selecting the Right Alternator and Battery for Your Electrical System As any experienced car enthusiast knows, the electrical system of a vehicle is the heart that powers all its components. From t...
CAN-AM Domination At DS18

CAN-AM Domination At DS18

One brand is taking the off-roading industry by storm - CAN-AM. CAN-AM is revolutionizing the way we enjoy all terrains, so we’re revolutionizing the way their vehicles get LOUD! Let’s delve into t...
Importance of Maintaining Marine Audio Systems

Importance of Maintaining Marine Audio Systems

There’s nothing more relaxing than cruising on the open waters, surrounded by the soothing sound of waves. And what better way to enhance this experience than by having a cutting-edge marine audio ...
Speaker Showdown - Bullet Speakers vs. Dust Caps

Speaker Showdown - Bullet Speakers vs. Dust Caps

Optimizing your audio experience is dependent on the selection of speakers in your system, and mid-range bullet loudspeakers and mid-range loudspeakers with a dust cap are among a few of the stando...
Troubleshooting your DS18 Amplifier when it enters Protection Mode

Troubleshooting your DS18 Amplifier when it enters Protection Mode

To minimize electrical damage to your amplifier and the components it’s powering, DS18’s amplifiers utilize a shutdown state known as Protection Mode. This can be caused by: improper installation ...
Getting Rid of Radio Noise and Ground Loop Feedback

Getting Rid of Radio Noise and Ground Loop Feedback

Radio Noise and Ground Loop Feedback can be a common problem in all vehicle sound systems, resulting in a buzzing or humming sound that interferes with your music and other audio. There are a few t...
Nico4x4 Proves The Sky Is The Limit With His XTREME CAN-AM Maverick X3

Nico4x4 Proves The Sky Is The Limit With His XTREME CAN-AM Maverick X3

Picture this: a beastly gray and green CAN-AM Maverick X3, perched on colossal 56-inch tires, rumbling and growling as it confidently crawls into DS18's parking lot. The ground trembles beneath its...
Setting Gains With Ohm Law

Setting Gains With Ohm Law

Setting gains correctly is a key factor in getting the most out of any car audio system. Proper gain setting ensures that the amplifier can deliver the maximum amount of power without distorting or...
RYDERBT - Upgrade If You Were Born To Ride!

RYDERBT - Upgrade If You Were Born To Ride!

True riders know how hard it is to get LOUD on powersports vehicle. Installation of a high quality audio system is nearly impossible, and the elements never make maintenance of those setups very ea...
The DS18 Difference – Elevating Slingshot Performance

The DS18 Difference – Elevating Slingshot Performance

When the Polaris Slingshot was first released on July 27th 2014, a lot of us weren’t really sure what to make of it. Enthusiasts weren’t sure whether to characterize the three-wheeled roadster as a...
DS18's BRO Series Transform The 2023 Ford Bronco

DS18's BRO Series Transform The 2023 Ford Bronco

Get ready for the off-road thrill of a lifetime with the 2023 6th Generation Ford Bronco! This 4-door SUV perfectly blends comfort and power. With its short wheelbase, all-terrain tires, and Trail ...
Marine Audio For An Unforgettable Summer

Marine Audio For An Unforgettable Summer

As summer approaches, everyone is gearing up to make the most of the sunny days spent by the water. Whether you're planning a boating adventure, a fishing trip, or simply enjoying some quality time...
Pro Audio vs Car audio

Pro Audio vs Car audio

PRO Audio and Car Audio are closely-related but completely different fields within the broader world of sound engineering and audio production. PRO Audio refers to professional-grade audio equipmen...
Choosing Pro Audio Speakers

Choosing Pro Audio Speakers

When choosing pro audio speakers for your car, ensure that you select the right speakers for your specific needs and applications. Here are some tips to help you pick the correct pro audio speakers...
Car Amp Kit Installation

Car Amp Kit Installation

DS18’s AMPKIT’s are a collection of essential components and accessories used to install and connect an amplifier to a car audio system. AMPKIT’s typically include a power wire, ground wire, remote...
The Difference between The LED-BTC and The LED-BTCDRM

The Difference between The LED-BTC and The LED-BTCDRM

DS18 offers two methods for lighting control in Audio Systems: the LED-BTC and the LED-BTCDRM. The LED-BTCDRM is our easy-to-use 3-wire digital RGB, and the LED-BTC is our 4-wire RGB. When choosing...
What is a Stunt Wall? And how is it made?

What is a Stunt Wall? And how is it made?

Pro Audio stunt walls are a popular feature at car shows and other events; but they're also perfect for showcasing the capabilities of a high-performance audio system. A stunt wall is a large struc...
How to Strap Amps: A Step By Step Guide

How to Strap Amps: A Step By Step Guide

When connecting amplifiers to subwoofers, it's important to understand the concept of impedance and how it affects the performance of the system. Subwoofers are available with either a Single Voice...
Alternators and Batteries: Which Works For You?

Alternators and Batteries: Which Works For You?

Car audio enthusiasts often face one of the most pressing questions in car audio when powering their systems. Because Amplifiers and Subwoofers used in high-performance audio systems can consume a ...
SVC vs DVC Subs

SVC vs DVC Subs

When it comes to car audio, the type of voice coil you choose for your speakers and subwoofers have a big impact on the overall sound quality and power output of your system. In this blog, let’s ta...
How To Pick The Correct Car Audio Subwoofers

How To Pick The Correct Car Audio Subwoofers

Picking the correct subwoofers: Car audio enthusiasts know a great sound system isn't complete without a high-quality subwoofer. With so many options on the market, it can be overwhelming trying to...
What is a DS18 RY-KIT Installation Kit? How Is It Used?

What is a DS18 RY-KIT Installation Kit? How Is It Used?

Your sound system is only as strong as the amplifier powering it. The more complex your sound system becomes the more amplifiers you need to power it. This is especially true for Harley Davidson so...
DS18 Jeep Audio JK/JKU Sound Bar Packages Recommendation

DS18 Jeep Audio JK/JKU Sound Bar Packages Recommendation

DS18 proved their commitment to furnishing all Jeep systems with professional quality sound when they released the JK-SBAR - an overhead sound bar system for JK/JKU Jeeps, intended to allow Jeep ow...
DS18 Jeep Audio JL/JLU/JT Sound Bar Packages Recommendation

DS18 Jeep Audio JL/JLU/JT Sound Bar Packages Recommendation

DS18 revolutionized Jeep Audio with their award winning JL-SBAR designed to upgrade the lack-luster factory soundbars JL/JLU/JT Jeeps come equipped with. This extremely durable soundbar has room fo...
DS18 Tech Talk 101

DS18 Tech Talk 101

Do you consider yourself an audio enthusiast? Are you finding it hard to keep up with the latest in audio? Want information on how the experts tackle their toughest problems? The DS18 family would ...
Best DS18 Full Range Marine Amplifiers for your Boat

Best DS18 Full Range Marine Amplifiers for your Boat

You’ll never get your marine or off-road components to perform their best without an amplifier to power them. DS18’s Full Range Marine Amplifiers boost the full frequency range of music for mids, h...
DS18’s Best Car Audio Amplifiers

DS18’s Best Car Audio Amplifiers

Your sound system deserves an amplifier – a professional quality amplifier can put some spark into your vehicle. Upgrade your vehicles audio system in a flash with a Car Audio Amplifier from DS18! ...
DS18's Best Powersports Speaker Systems

DS18's Best Powersports Speaker Systems

The world of Powersports is already great: but, wouldn’t it be AMAZING if you could bring your favorite music to your vehicles? If you want to make your Powersports vehicles LOUD, DS18 has all the ...
Upgrading your Jeep Gladiator

Upgrading your Jeep Gladiator

Jeep Audio systems deserve components just as powerful as they are; and only DS18 has speakers powerful enough to make your Jeep LOUD! As one of the largest suppliers of Jeep Audio products in the ...
Best Tweeters With RGB LED

Best Tweeters With RGB LED

No sound system is complete without crisp and clear sound from professional quality tweeters. Adding Tweeters from DS18 to your vehicles sound system will make you feel like you’re front house at y...
Choosing The Best Speakers For Your Boat

Choosing The Best Speakers For Your Boat

Forgiving winters have made it possible for many of us to spend our winters by the water. For many watercraft enthusiasts, this means you could end up spending time with your boat all year round. W...

Events

2024 Tint World Expo in the Bahamas

2024 Tint World Expo in the Bahamas

Bahama Breeze! Attending the 2024 Tint World Expo in the beautiful Bahamas was an absolute must for #TEAMDS18. And we’ll be the first to tell you, the experience was nothing short of extraordinary....
Home Sweet Home – DS18’s Epic Return to the MCMShow

Home Sweet Home – DS18’s Epic Return to the MCMShow

There’s no better feeling than coming home: but, DS18 Colombia really rolled out the red carpet for your boys. Last year marked a seismic shift at DS18, we unleashed a storm of innovation that thun...
How DS18 Secured The Best Audio Award At This Year’s South Florida Car and Truck Fest

How DS18 Secured The Best Audio Award At This Year’s South Florida Car and Truck Fest

Sound Waves at the South Florida Car And Truck Fest Las Palmas (Rodeo Arena) was filled with revving engines, badass paint jobs, and the hum of anticipation. In the middle of all the tire-scorching...
DS18 Takes SEMA 2023 by Storm

DS18 Takes SEMA 2023 by Storm

SEMA 2023 was a rollercoaster of exciting exhibits and events. Attendees were treated to a wide range of activities, including live demonstrations, educational seminars, and celebrity appearances. ...
DS18 Sets Sail For Success @ METSTRADE

DS18 Sets Sail For Success @ METSTRADE

METSTRADE is a global B2B trade show for the marine equipment industry that takes place annually in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It's the world's largest marine equipment trade show, providing a platfor...
DS18 Gets LOUD for SEMA 2023

DS18 Gets LOUD for SEMA 2023

Introduction to SEMA and its significance in the automotive industry The Specialty Equipment Market Association, commonly known as SEMA, stands as the pinnacle event in the automotive industry. Hel...
DS18 @METSTRADE 2022

DS18 @METSTRADE 2022

Things were different the last time DS18 took over the Netherlands. Something about Amsterdam felt confined. The houses were tighter; the streets were fuller; and water was everywhere. Between the ...

Sales

Preparing For President’s Day @ DS18

Preparing For President’s Day @ DS18

Are you ready for another year of audio excellence? DS18 is kicking off 2024 with an electrifying sequel to last year’s blockbuster President’s Day Sale! Gear up for a year like no other with 10% O...
Share Your Sound And Win $350

Share Your Sound And Win $350

Calling All Enthusiasts! To celebrate our loyal customers and their passion for high-quality audio, DS18 is inviting our customers to Share Their Sound for an exciting giveaway. This is an opportun...
LAST CHANCE Savings This Cyber Monday

LAST CHANCE Savings This Cyber Monday

Are you still reeling from the excitement of DS18’s Black Friday deals? From powerful amplifiers and subwoofers to cutting-edge speakers and sound processors, our incredible range of car audio prod...
Turn Up The Volume This Black Friday

Turn Up The Volume This Black Friday

DS18's has the LOUDEST Audio Deals this Black Friday with savings of up to 20 - 50 % OFF on all products on our website during our BIGGEST SALE OF THE YEAR! This is the perfect opportunity to upgra...
Honoring Our Heroes: Celebrate Veteran's Day at DS18

Honoring Our Heroes: Celebrate Veteran's Day at DS18

The significance of Veteran’s Day cannot be overstated. It’s a day to honor the brave men and women who have dedicated their lives to serving our country and reflect on the sacrifices that have bee...
Ready For Launch: DS18’s New Website Unveiled

Ready For Launch: DS18’s New Website Unveiled

DS18, the leading brand in professional audio, is thrilled to announce the launch of our brand-new website. With a sleek and modern design, our website is now even better equipped to provide you wi...
Labor Day Audio Essentials

Labor Day Audio Essentials

Labor Day is a time to celebrate the hard work and dedication of all employees in trade and labor organizations. At DS18, we understand the importance of this holiday and want to help you make the ...
DS18 is Geared Up for President’s Day!

DS18 is Geared Up for President’s Day!

DS18 takes pride in their position as one of the most successful companies in America (as recognized by the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in our country). The privilege to...
Cyber Monday Deals at DS18

Cyber Monday Deals at DS18

The best deals of the year don’t stop on Black Friday. There’s still time to score some savings at DS18 on Cyber Monday. Thrifty shoppers are saving their holiday spending for the two biggest deal ...
Black Friday Deals At DS18

Black Friday Deals At DS18

It’s that time of the year again! Black Friday Deals are already being advertised everywhere as shoppers get ready for the best deals of the year. To get everyone excited for this season’s savings ...