The MECP Basic Installation Technician Study Guide is a comprehensive reference and instructional manual designed to prepare the reader to take and pass the MECP Basic Installation Technician Exam and prepare the rearder for an entry-level position in the automotive electronics (“12 Volt”) industry. The guide offers essential real-world and theoretical knowledge over a range of topics. The guide features hundreds of detailed diagrams and illustrations to assist the reader. This guide is nearly 500 pages long and is divided into five sections: Basic Electronics and Vehicle Electrical Systems; Entry-Level Installation Knowledge and Technique; Introduction to Mobile Audio/Video Systems; Introduction to Security and Convenience Systems; Introduction to In-Vehicle Information and Safety Systems. MECP is the preeminent 12v certification in the industry today.