Sound system

Past Tesletter articles

DIY: Tesla Sound Dampening

This DIY was originally posted on the Facebook group Tesla Tips & Tricks by [Nenad Bejat](https://www.facebook.com/nbdjat. Thank you Nenad Bejat for sharing with Tesletter’s readers!

tl;dr Yes, it works. Yes, music quality increases tenfold. Yes, all rattle noise disappears. Door closing sounds more compact and «expensive». Lowers wind noise.

Read more: Google Doc

From issue #8

LearningsĀ about Slacker streaming service

As you may or may not know, Tesla in the US comes with Slacker Radio. I was hoping to get integration with Spotify when we got our Model S, but it’s only available in Europe. Black/Black MS has gathered some information and shared in the TMC forum, see the highlights:

  • 4 years of free access to Slacker Radio Plus
  • If you want to use the mobile app, you can email Tesla to get your credentials (since you don’t need them otherwise)
  • Tesla Slacker accounts are not upgradeable, but you can purchase a Slacker Premium account separately and use those credentials instead
  • It has an option for High Bitrate Streaming (320kbps vs. 128kbps)
  • You can’t play the same song over and over

Read more: TMC Forum

From issue #22

Spotify on European Model 3

We knew all Teslas in Europe come with Spotify instead of Slacker but here is the first image of Spotify on a Model 3.

From issue #45

Tell customer support if you want Spotify on your Tesla!

According to this service representative, the best way of getting Sporify - or any feature for that matter - in our Teslas, is to email [email protected] requesting the feature. If you would like to see Spotify in your Tesla (and don’t live in Europe) spread the word!

Read more: Reddit

From issue #48

Upgrading standard sound on Model S and using Chromecast

«I used Custom Car Stereo in Houston and Jonathan helped me choose the various components (due to my limited experience with car stereo). Both the Focal speakers and Helix DSP were on sale at that time (on Crutchfield) and Custom car stereo matched the price, so it made my choice on the components a little easier. It cost me a little over $5000, and out of which about $2000 was the installation cost.»- says aiorbroke, who shared this DIY. Thanks for sharing!

Read more: TMC Forum

From issue #21

Why is the sound system in Model 3 the best we've ever tested fitted to a car?

According to Paul Maric, Tesla hired ex-engineers from Bang and Olufsen and gave them the task to design and source the best speakers and amplifiers on the market. The result is the system that is in the Model 3.

Read more: Twitter

From issue #72

Why is the sound system in Model 3 the best we've ever tested fitted to a car?

According to Paul Maric, Tesla hired ex-engineers from Bang and Olufsen and gave them the task to design and source the best speakers and amplifiers on the market. The result is the system that is in the Model 3.

Read more: Twitter

From issue #73