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How to Avoid Mishaps When Purchasing Some Wireless Speakers

Posted on August 3, 2015 in Uncategorized

It is not often that you are faced with having to purchase some speakers. Usually when you remodel your home or when you purchase a new home, where you have to needs to purchase equipment to play music or stream tunes from a computer. Speakers are a crucial part of any such installation. Obviously, you can hire an installer which not only can assist you in setting up the equipment but also provide you with some recommendations off suitable speakers. However, many people prefer to save some money and purchase speakers themselves. However, if you’re not equipped to drill holes into walls and run long speaker wires and if your house is not already pre—wired with audio cables, then you may have a hard time setting up speakers. Wireless speakers are a natural choice in the situation. That is because the audio is traveling to the speakers wirelessly. However, there are several speakers on the market which are not suitable for specific situations. Keep on reading this post in order to find out some of the main flaws of some wireless speakers so that you can avoid mistakes when purchasing your equipment.

One of the first considerations when purchasing wireless speakers is the distance between your audio source and the location of the speakers. The farther away the speakers are going to be from your source, the more difficult will it be to find a pair of wireless speakers that are up to the task. Also, keep in mind that even though manufacturers of speakers provide the maximum wireless range, this range might be reduced dramatically if the direct line of sight between the transmitter and the speakers is blocked by walls, petitions and other obstacles. There is no recipe to figure out to the actual wireless range of the speaker and therefore the only way to find out whether a particular model is going to work this to give it a try. However, you can follow the below recommendations to assess whether a particular model might be suitable for your particular environment.

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First of all, you have to realize that wireless speakers utilize specific frequency bands. These frequency bands are mandated by the government and thus most speakers work at specific frequencies. Try to find out if there’s wireless interference at any of these frequencies. You may have the baby monitor at home which would typically work at 900 MHz. In that case you might want to avoid purchasing wireless speakers working at 900 MHz. Instead, opt for speakers that use the 2.4 or 5.8 GHz frequency range. That will minimize the chance of wireless interference. However, speakers working at 5.8 GHz usually do not transmit through walls. If you have a situation where the speakers are located in a different room, prefer speakers that work at the the 900 MHz or 2.4 GHz. These wireless signals tend to reach your speakers much more easily than speakers working at 5.8 GHz.