Originally Posted by 951Michael
Not sure where to post this. But I am trying to extend the sound around the house via bluetooth. I already have the speakers. I imagine each speaker will need its own dedicated bluetooth receiver. I will also obviously need the transmitters. What is the best devices to do this? If you search online you get an endless myriad of stuff.
anybody done this before?
Bluetooth has its place, but IMHO, not for audio if it can be avoided. Better is music over WiFi. Best bet I have found is to get into a wireless ecosystem. SONOS, HEOS, MUSICAST, Hi-FLY, CHROMECAST AUDIO. There are others. For doing it on a budget - although you already have speakers, I have 2 suggestions:
Both of these are simple Pre-amps
1) I have used this: Daytoan Audio's HI-FLY from Parts express: Currently their low end single device is this: https://www.parts-express.com/dayton...emote--300-597
2) I have used this as well: google's chromecast audio pucks (~35 each)
Each of your current BT speakers should have an "aux in" port. take the out put from the hi-fly or chromecast device and plug it into the aux-input and those devices will sync a single program to all devices
You will control it from your phone via an app, which is better because once it is playing it will not be subject to alerts, calls, etc from your phone.
I haven't used this: but JBL bluetooth speakers supposedly can link/sync multiple units