The VAIS Technology Blog

3 Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Factory Radio

Not happy with your factory radio? We have good news: you can make a few changes and enjoy your radio more. You can easily upgrade your existing factory radio. The most common issues car owners have with their factory stereos are: Low quality sound Not enough bass No satellite radio There are easy ways to […]

3 Things To Consider Before Installing a SiriusXM FM Direct Adapter

Thinking about installing a SiriusXM tuner and an FM direct adapter in your car? It’s an inexpensive way to hook up satellite radio so you can enjoy it on the go. However, FM adapters are not the best solution. Here are three reasons why: Image Credit: Car and Driver 1. FM Adapter Kits Are Usually […]

5 Things to Try if Your Satellite Radio Keeps Cutting Out

Got issues with your SiriusXM radio cutting out? Let us come to the rescue! We’re going to cover the 5 most common satellite radio issues and then show you how to troubleshoot each one. 1. Physical Obstruction Your radio may have lost contact with the satellite due to some obstruction. You might have issues with […]

3 Ways to Hook Up a SiriusXM Satellite Radio in Your Car

Thinking about trading in your car for a SiriusXM-ready vehicle just so you can enjoy your favorite satellite radio stations on the road? You don’t need to! You can add a SiriusXM radio to your car for a tiny fraction of the price of a new car. There are three different ways to do that. […]

Is Your Car SiriusXM Compatible?

While most modern cars are SiriusXM compatible, there are still a few cars that require some sort of adapter to access SiriusXM stations. So how do you know which category your car falls into? Read on to find out the answer. 3 Ways to Find Out if Your Car Already Has SiriusXM Radio Built in […]

Take the Quiz: What Can Dealers Add-On To Your New Car?

When you buy a new or used vehicle from a dealership, you’ll receive offers to upgrade your vehicle with features like window tinting, enhanced audio and fabric protection. Did you know dealerships can do a whole lot more than the basic upgrades they offer during the sales process? Many people don’t know about all the […]

The Pros and Cons of SiriusXM FM Extenders

If you’re having difficulties with the FM transmitter integrated into your SiriusXM tuner, you might be thinking about installing an FM extender. An FM extender is a broadcast antenna on the end of a wire that plugs into your tuner. A long wire allows you to place the broadcast antenna close to the FM receiving […]

The Pros and Cons of Having a SiriusXM Subscription

Should you get a SiriusXM subscription? Is it even worth it? Car owners have been asking themselves this question for almost two decades. If you’re on the fence about getting a SiriusXM subscription, these pros and cons may help you reach a decision. Let’s start with the cons. The Cons of Having a SiriusXM Subscription […]

Portable SiriusXM Radio: Reviews, Alternatives, and More

SiriusXM is so awesome that it’s hard to leave your car after completing your trip. The powers that be at SiriusXM must’ve noticed how many people just sat parked in their cars listening to their favorite channels. So they rolled out portable SiriusXM radios. They have become quite popular over the past few years.

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Download Our New Ebook, ​Market Your Shop Online In One Month

VAIS Technology provides quality aftermarket accessories to both consumers AND to dealers interested in offering technology solutions to their customers. In an effort to help our dealers market their own businesses even better, we’ve partnered with Spork Marketing to develop a new 35-page ebook that will make marketing a shop easy.

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How to Troubleshoot SiriusXM Reception Issues

We all can agree that SiriusXM enriches the driving experience a lot. So reception issues can really put a damper on your trip. It’s no fun driving in complete silence or having the sound fade in and out, causing you to miss some of your favorite songs or radio shows. Luckily, SiriusXM audio quality problems are pretty easy to troubleshoot and fix.

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SiriusXM vs. Streaming Radio: Pros and Cons

Riding in a car without music, whether you’re alone or with others, can be pretty uncomfortable. Sure, you can turn on the boring old AM/FM radio, but then you’d have to listen to ads and radio static half of the time! Luckily, there are better ways to combat the silence: SiriusXM® and streaming. Let’s explore the pros and cons of each option.

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