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Wireless Speakers

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Speakers' started by Dr Diversity, Jun 17, 2005.

  1. Dr Diversity

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    Before I even start a hunt do they exist and are they any good. Sick of trying to hide wires, even with re-decoration looming. Recommendations welcomed :)
     
  2. MarkE19

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    Well I just did a Google search for 'wireless speakers' and got loads of hits.

    I've got some wireless speakers that are in the kitchen. they are fairly good, but no where near what I would call HiFi. I got them several years ago from Curries (I think) for about £100. I can't remember the make (I'm at work ATM!), and it will be a very old model. They have a rechargeable battery in each speaker, and obviously a built in amp to drive them. You just plug the transmitter into the tape loop etc on your hifi and set the channel at both ends.

    As I say mine are now around 10 years old and newer models/other makes etc may be far better. They are ok for background noise, but I would not use them on my main system.

    Mark.
     
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    Dr Diversity - welcome to the world outside General Chat :D

    The reason that wireless speakers aren't talked about more is that in terms of high fidelity they are no way near as good as "normal" speakers and I think that they are mainly sold as part of a package with a television for people who aren't that demanding about sound quality.

    Son't forget that whilst most of these "wireless" speakers don't have a speaker cable connecting them, they are mostly mains powered so have a mains cable instead.
     
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    Have you considered the Yammy Sound Projector YSP-1? No more wires, and probably better sonics than wireless. I'm just conjecturing though.
     
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    Dr Diversity

    What's the application?

    There are some entry level wireless 'surround' satellites and entry level full 5:1 systems (with wired/powered central hub/sub).

    Your other option is wireless senders - though you need a powered 'receiver' next to each loudspeaker.

    The Yamaha YSP-1 Digital Sound Projector (plus a sub) is a great way to attain 'wire free' surround sound.

    Best regards

    Joe
     

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