Speaker systems come in all different sizes, shapes and designs. From huge passive towers to Bluetooth wireless speakers, there’s countless ways to turn your tunes into toe-tapping music.
Here is a speaker I will vouch for personally because I have heard it recently, since I have a pair in for review. The KLH Albany is a tremendous performer, creating rich, lush soundscapes and delivering tight response that does justice to your music collection and is equally adept at handling home theater duties.
You get a 10 year warranty, a Kevlar woofer, aluminum dome tweeter, all in a stylish cabinet featuring real wood veneer. Combine a pair of these KLH Albany with a capable subwoofer and you will have sound system that punches way above its weight.
Get a pair of competent bookshelf speakers for under 100 bucks with this pair of Edifier P12s. The speakers feature three-quarter inch silk dome tweeters and 4 inch bass drivers. A wall mount bracket is built into the cabinet, allowing them to be hung on the wall for use as surround speakers.
Amazon Echo Plus (2nd Generation)
The Amazon Echo Plus offers you everything the Amazon Echo offers alongside built-in Zigbee smart home hub and temperature sensor. The Amazon Echo Plus also features a line-in input and a line-out, while the Amazon Echo Plus only offers the latter. Use two Echo Plus speakers for stereo sound.
If you want portable sound with surprisingly great fidelity, look no further than the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay P2 portable Bluetooth speaker. It’s available in a variety of stylish colors and is designed for easy carrying in the palm of your hand, it fits in your pocket, or inside of a bag.
This is not some cheap and cheesy plastic portable Bluetooth speaker. You get robust, clear sound despite the compact size of enclosure that features an anodized aluminum grill and polymer frame.
10 hours of playtime per charge ensures that the music keeps flowing. And if you have to take a phone call, a built-in microphone lets you do that wirelessly. You can charge it through USB-C, and it can also be powered through USB-C.
AudioEngine has earned a reputation for making compact, bookshelf style speakers that perform at high-level. This pair of HDP6 passive bookshelf speakers Is rated to handle 150 W of power, allowing them to achieve high levels of output and deliver engaging dynamics.
You get a three year transferable warranty with these attractive, well-reviewed speakers.
Here’s an interesting option for a standalone sound system. Edifier S2000pro Powered Bluetooth bookshelf speakers are active studio monitors that combine a “flat diaphragm” aluminum tweeters with 5.5 inch woofers and active amplification with a DSP crossover to deliver high fidelity sound without the need for additional electronics, aside from a source.
In terms of physical inputs, you get optical digital, coaxial digital, RCA stereo analog, and XLR stereo. The speakers also feature Bluetooth.
And included remote control lets you choose the input and adjust volume. You can choose between four different EQ settings. A 16 foot cable connects the two speakers.
An onboard Burr-Brown DAC means you can connect digital sources as well as analog.
The concept behind Amazon Prime Day is to create a “Black Friday” scale sales event, but it’s exclusive to Amazon and specifically to Amazon Prime members. More than 1 million different deals are expected to be available including discounts on Alexa enabled devices. Therefore, if you are not an Amazon prime member, you will need to sign up to take advantage of the deals.
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Benefits of Amazon Prime Membership
If you just want to take advantage of the 2019 Prime Day sale, Amazon is offering a 30 day free trial of Prime. However, if you use Amazon and do not have a prime membership, here’s what you are missing out on:
– 2 Day Shipping standard for Prime members, with same-day and next-day delivery in some cities
– Early access to Lightning Deals
– Exclusive deals at Whole Foods
– Free games, video and music through Amazon Prime Video and Amazon Prime Music.
Amazon offers student pricing for Prime membership at $6.49 per month, or $59 a year. Standard Amazon Prime membership pricing is $12.99 a month or $119 a year.
Keep an eye on the AVS Forum homepage for curated lists of the best Amazon Prime AV deals on TVs, speakers, headphones and more.
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