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High-Resolution: A Superior Sound Experience

What is High-Resolution?

High-resolution is described as the best quality recording you can get. Music recorded and provided digitally at higher sampling frequency or bit depth than a CD. Music in this form allows you to hear things you never could before in a recoding. From the tones that are high to the deepest bass. To little things like the inflection in a singers voice. Sounds not included in recordings you hear on CD's or the Radio. It takes you to feeling like you are in the room with the artist.

Why Car Toys?

Benefits of purchasing with Car Toys.

With the best products to provide a premium audio experience combined with our professionally trained installers. They know how to select the right products for your vehicle and tune it to perfection with the right tools. Taking your audio experience to the next level and hearing music the way it was meant to be heard.



High quality systems require high-quality power. Not just any amplifier can do that. Selecting the right amplifier can take a system from whispering to singing.



What makes tuning an art form?

Just like a painter needs the right brushes to create a masterpiece. Tuning a system to perfection it requires specific tools. Weather it’s the JL Audio Max, Mosconi BARNIE, or Audio Control DMRTA. These tools help create the perfect placement of the drums, guitar and bass in your vehicle for the best music experience possible. Our teams are trained on how to use these tools  and maximize the highest quality output from your new system.

Great Sound Done Right: Hi-Res Audio Formats

It’s extremely important for high-resolution audio systems to have a high-quality music source. Hi-Res music files reproduce every sound in stunning detail for a listening experience that is unequaled.

  • FLAC: Free Lossless Audio Codec is an open source, lossless, digital audio compression format and is currently the most common and widely supported high-resolution audio format.
  • ALAC: Apple Lossless Audio Codec is a lossless digital audio compression format designed for iTunes and is virtually identical in sound reproduction to FLAC.
  • DSD: Direct Stream Digital is a Hi-Res audio file initially designed for Super Audio CDs. An increasing number of aftermarket car stereos now support the DSD format.
  • WAV: Waveform Audio File Format is an uncompressed file format typically used for storing audio files on a windows computer.
  • AIFF: Audio Interchange File Format, developed for use on Apple computers, is an uncompressed audio file format that is identical in sound quality to WAV files.



Non Hi-Res Audio Formats

  • MP3: A “lossy” audio format that sacrifices sound quality to provide a smaller files size. Due to memory and bandwidth limitations, MP3 is currently the most widely used music file type.
  • AAC: Advanced Audio coding is a lossy audio compression format that is similar to the MP3 format and is used by an increasing number of devices and applications.

Hi-Res Audio formats


Not sure where to get Hi-Res music files? We’ve put together a list of some high-resolution file providers to explore.


The Perfect Soundstage

Get fuller, more lifelike sound with high-quality audio components in your car. The right gear is essential for a more natural audio experience.

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