Who Is StereoMan?

Steve Livingston is StereoMan. Steve has over thirty-five years of experience in electronics repair including more than twenty years in consumer audio and video. Among the services Steve provides are:


    • home theater installation
    • car stereo installation
    • home theater and stereo repair
    • computer installation
    • computer repair
    • computer tutoring

Steve can also help you obtain good quality audio and video components at competitive prices. And for your convenience, StereoMan makes house calls throughout the region!

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What experience does StereoMan have?

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Located at 33 London Rd. Asheville NC 28803

it has come to our attention that some GPS systems direct you to our across the street neighbor, RB Gas Co. We’re in the little red brick bldg in the hidden side of the curve.

Where is StereoMan?

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It’s Official!!!


We’re Asheville’s Local






We now offer an expanded line of Pioneer products at prices that rival the Big Box Stores! Call or come by and see what we can do for your ride!


Click Here for Current Pioneer Stereo Pricing!



The Amazing 5700

We installed one of these the other day. This is the car stereo that does it all: touch screen dvd player, bluetooth, Siri, Android Music support, mirror link, hd radio, satellite ready, nav ready, dual camera inputs . . . and, 13 band eq, custom colors, and Pioneer’s magical Mixtrax feature.

Pioneer lists this stereo for $480, but we don’t sell it for that price. We sell it for $475 installed. That’s right, you can get this stereo installed in your vehicle for less than what Pioneer lists as the suggested retail price for the stereo alone.

A few vehicles requiring significant additional parts or labor will incur a higher charge, and, any machining or similar modification of dash or doors will be charged at hourly labor rate. In such cases you will be advised of any extra charges in advance of the work.

A Warm Thanks!

Gratitude to our landlord (and building manager) Kelly Houser, owner of Houser Construction, for the newly installed heat pump! He quickly and appropriately addressed our heating needs when we found that our oil furnace was kaput, and instead of f>rting around with a hopeless cause, he immediately got us a wall-mounted high-efficiency unit that will warm us through the winter, and as a bonus keep us cool in the summer. Any of you who visited us last summer know what a bonus that is!

Thanks, Kelly!

StereoMan & Son Are Asheville Home Grown!

Once again this year, StereoMan and Son will be participating in Asheville Home Grown, the “Go Local” movement that connects the people of our Asheville region with locally produced goods and services.

Each year, Asheville Home Grown produces a booklet containing dozens of coupons offering significant savings at local businesses. We encourage you to buy the booklet and use as many of the coupons as you can! Our coupon offers a 15% savings on a car stereo install or on a home theater or whole house sound consultation.

Asheville Home Grown Website

Thanks From Another Happy Customer

I love to get snail mail when it’s personal – don’t you? Especially an unexpected thank you note. It’s better than free dessert, I think!


Scheduling Service

updated 3/2/2015

StereoMan provides in-home service and car stereo installation by appointment throughout the Asheville area, Tuesday through Saturday. Backlog for appointments is often a week or more, and bench backlog is currently three weeks. Please call to schedule your car or in-home service. Car stereo walk-in’s are welcome but be aware that wait time can be lengthy. If you have equipment to drop off for repair, our door is open Tue-Sat 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Please be prepared to make a $25 deposit on all repair items, that is my minimum bench charge. For your convenience we accept all major credit cards.


Noise canceling: follow-up

I posted about a strange feedback problem we encountered with our new Scosche subwoofer in a 2014 Honda Accord that turned out to be caused by a “noise canceling” system in the car, and promised a follow-up. Well, here it is. The customer came back, we disconnected the factory noise canceling system, and the customer was very happy with the work and with our Scosche product. So are we!

For $295 installed, it’s hard to beat this woofer. It’s compact, powerful enough for most people if you’re not into competition or brain damage, and musical enough to fill in the low bass that’s lacking from most car systems. I hope we can continue to offer it at this price point!

StereoMan now accepts credit cards

We’re all set up to make your installation and service purchases easier to manage. We can now accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover cards for all installation and repair charges.

Now scheduling Saturdays!

StereoMan has changed his schedule to better fit yours! StereoMan now works on Saturdays and takes Mondays off instead. Be sure to call in advance to make an appointment for service, just like any other day. I’d love to say “drop ins are welcome” but honestly, it’s an inconvenience to my customer who already has an appointment, and it may be an inconvenience to you, if I’m out on service call when you decide to drop by.