It’s one thing to understand what a Bluetooth speaker is and what it can do, but it’s a whole other ballgame when you’re trying to figure out which one has the best options for you. There are so many different features included in Bluetooth speaker these days that there’s bound to be something that satisfies everybody’s needs. My family loves to listen to our music both indoors and outdoors and I’m sure that’s true of most people, so you’ll need something that’s versatile.
As with any other product, the more features a Bluetooth speaker offers the more expensive it tends to be. Bluetooth speakers may cost you as little as $10 or as much as several hundred dollars – it really depends on what you’re looking for. This buying guide will outline some of the great features available in Bluetooth speakers so that you can make a more informed decision on what’s right for you and your family.
Choosing the Right Connection
There are many different ways that you can connect a device to a Bluetooth speaker, but not all Bluetooth speakers offer all options. In general, they will all allow you to connect via Bluetooth, but not all of them allow you to connect to older devices using an Aux-in port. This article explains in detail the different types of connection options you can expect to find in Bluetooth speakers.
Choosing the Right Power Source
It’s important to keep in mind that not all Bluetooth speakers are truly portable. Some of them rely on AC power to keep them running so you can’t really take them to the beach. In this article we examine the pros and cons of purchasing a Bluetooth speaker that runs on AC power versus one that runs on battery power.
A Speaker to Withstand a Little Water
When purchasing a Bluetooth speaker it’s a good idea to look for one that can withstand some exposure to water. When you’re looking at speakers you’ll want to pay close attention to whether the speaker is water resistant or waterproof, as there’s a large difference between the two. If you click on this link you’ll find an in-depth explanation of the rating system that designates if a speaker is water resistant or waterproof.
Balancing Your Sound Output for Perfect Pitch
Some of the better-quality Bluetooth speakers allow you to control the different sound frequencies of your output. If you’ve ever owned a speaker with a built-in graphic equalizer then you’re probably familiar with this concept. If you’re not entirely sure what we’re talking about, you can take a look at this article for an extended explanation.
Choosing the Right Features for You
There are so many different features available to enhance your Bluetooth speaker’s capabilities, it’s a little hard to keep track of them all. Some features that are becoming fairly standardized in Bluetooth speakers include a speakerphone function and built-in FM tuners. For a closer look at some of these extra features you can click on this link.
All You Need to Know about Speaker Drivers
A Bluetooth speaker produces sound using a series of different Speaker drivers built inside the box. Depending on how sophisticated your speaker is, it may have several different types of drivers. In this article we explain what those different types of possible drivers are and how they can affect the sound quality of your speaker.
Some More Features
We’ve already looked at some great features included with many Bluetooth speakers, but that list wasn’t entirely inclusive. There are lots of other interesting features that Bluetooth speakers come with these days, including remote controls and compatibility with apps. Here we look at some of those other features and how they might be of use to you.
Choosing between Bluetooth and Wi-Fi
Bluetooth speakers are not the only types of home audio equipment that offer wireless capability. Another common type of wireless speaker is a Wi-Fi speaker. In this article we examine the pros and cons of both types of speakers in order to help you decide which option is better for you.
Unique Novelty Features of Bluetooth Speakers
After including a couple of articles discussing various features common in Bluetooth speakers I realized there are a few speakers that offer features I would call novelty items. These are features that aren’t essential, but are still a lot of fun. We take a closer look at them here.