How to Wire Your Home for Music

There multiple ways for setting up loudspeakers throughout the home. Obviously, most people prefer to hire an installer which will run wires all across of your home. That allows you to install speakers seamlessly by simply connecting to any outlet in your home. However, if you live in an older house and don’t want to hire a professional or if you are afraid of having someone drill holes into your walls that there are some alternatives.

First of all, nowadays audio can easily be converted into data. Data can be transmitted in a variety of methods. If you already have network cables in your home then obviously sending audio via your network cable is straightforward. To do so, you will need an access point as well as a converter which translates your audio into data. If the data is already stored on …

If you want to stream music via Bluetooth then you can use several standards. Usually products which support music streaming are backwards compatible. This means that they will support not only the latest standard but also older standards. If, for example, to products do not support the latest standard or if one of the two products doesn’t support a specific standard then there is a way within Bluetooth for both devices to negotiate a standard which is that understood by both products.

Let me give you some examples. The most commonly supported standard for streaming audio is called sub-band coding. The standard has been embedded in Bluetooth ever since version 2.0. Almost all Bluetooth audio receiver products and audio transmitters will support this protocol. However, with the introduction of Bluetooth 3.0 and 4.0, new standards have emerged.

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One standard which is supported …

Installing Wireless Speakers the Right Way

Installing wireless speakers is usually not that difficult. However, you can easily make mistakes unless you are aware of some of the issues which can affect performance. I will take you through some of the steps and also give some pointers about avoiding mistakes.

wireless speakers from Amphony

The setup is actually different between different types of wireless speakers. Bluetooth speakers don’t require a separate transmitter unit. On the other hand, wireless speakers from Amphony and other manufacturers such as Sonos require special devices which transmit the wireless signal. I will take you through the steps for different types of speakers. First of all, let’s talk about Bluetooth wireless speakers. The advantage of the speakers is that they don’t require you to install is special application nor do they require special transmitter unit. All you need is a Bluetooth-enabled portable device.

As an example, I will …

How to Wire Your Home for Loudspeakers

Putting in loudspeakers can be a challenging task especially if it is done after the house has been constructed and furnished. That is because putting in long loudspeaker cable runs often requires drilling holes into walls and tearing up decorations. Also, many environments do not lend themselves for running wires. Therefore, it is critical to put in the correct wires while the house is being built. If you are in the process of building a house then you might want to read the next few sections. I will show you how to properly wire your home so that you can set up loudspeakers easily.

speakers from Amphony

There are different methods for distributing audio through a home. In order to decide what type of wiring to install in your home, you first have to think about how you are going to set up your audio …

Some Important Tips on How to Wire Your Home for Audio

Let’s face it: completely rewiring your home in order to distribute audio can be quite a hassle. If your home has multiple levels then it might be a smart move to let a professional installer do the job. An installer is usually much faster than if you were to do such a huge project by yourself. In addition, an installer is usually quite knowledgeable and will be able to figure out which components are required versus you having to spend days to do proper research. So if you can afford it, just contact an installer and let them know what it is that you’re trying to do and get an estimate. Most likely, the installer will want to come by and look at the job site in order to provide you with a fairly accurate estimate.

If you are fairly skilled in …