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Bluetooth Receivers and other Wireless Products for Streaming Audio

Posted on January 9, 2016 in Uncategorized

In this post, I’m going to focus on streaming music. There several wireless technologies which are being used these days to transfer music either from a cell phone or from a stationary device to another device. One popular technology is HD radio. This technology is about to overtake traditional FM radio. However, it also has some drawbacks. Due to the limited bandwidth, there is a significant amount of compression applied to the signal. That limits audio fidelity. So you will not experience CD quality audio on a radio which runs the HD radio stream.

wireless outdoor speakers

Another commonly available technology is Bluetooth. Bluetooth is usually used to stream from a cell phone to a pair of speakers. If you don’t own Bluetooth speakers, you can purchase an Amphony Bluetooth receiver which can be connected to active speakers to make them pick up …