Everyone is constantly on the move today. Be it commuting to work, heading to college or simply out for a run, you will most people plugged in and listening to their favorite audio tracks. And not only outdoors, when they are at home too, music is one relaxant that can match no other form of stress buster. And to enjoy pleasurable music, it is compulsory that you opt for something that matches the way you would use your audio accessories rather than jumping into something that could be uncomfortable or unrealistic. And to help with opting for the right type of speaker system for each person, we poked someone in the industry. Sunil Kuttam, Co-founder and MD for Alchemie Commerce, which are the official distributors of Energy Sistem in India was ever happy to help. He gave us some tips unlike many who would opt for budget suggestions. Here’s what he had to share.
Your choice of audio devices may say a lot about your taste. You might just go for the most basic utilitarian option or select a recognisable brand. Or your choice maybe strongly influenced by getting the best audio for your buck. Whatever the situation is, it’s always desirable if you can try out and experience them before purchasing. And in case you purchase on the web, check the policies to ensure that purchases can be refunded or returned for a new model.
For headphones, over-the-ear models are incredible for tuning in at home yet could be too huge to be effectively stowed while you're travelling. Smaller and more compact models may forfeit some sound quality; however, they are unquestionably handy. Earbuds and embed models are awesome for tuning in to music in a hurry. In case you'll be completing a ton of flying, consider earphones/headphones with active noise isolation.
Before buying a speaker, first take a moment to think about what your listening habits are and what can be the most suitable for you in certain situations.
Travel Bluetooth speakers
If you are the type who loves getting away to enjoy nature or an adventurer who wants to provide your mountain getaways with a soundtrack, go for a speaker that keeps up with you and withstands extreme conditions: bumps, dust, mud, and water. You might also want to consider a speaker that sports long battery life so that it never stops you from your adventure.
Indoor Bluetooth speakers
If you primarily listen to music indoors, you may like to choose Bluetooth speakers that are handy and can be paired with most devices. It is important that you keep in mind the battery life, audio quality and audio power, Bluetooth version, speakerphone capability, wired inputs, waterproof and size and style.
If you are more of a party goer or the kind who likes to host regular house parties with some Friday night karaoke; get a party speaker that is fitted with a microphone, control panel with equalizer, LED display, Bluetooth and lights to enliven your songs. This will enable you to organize a festival wherever you are, with colored lights that change with the music will create the perfect party atmosphere.
Tower home-audio speakers
Tower Speakers, on the other hand, are the most expensive kinds but the advantage of it is that you can use as a stylish decor in your home to match your interiors. Tower Speakers provide both good high and low range sounds especially if they come with a built-in sub-woofer or often advertised as having a three-way sound; i.e they have separate components for handling the high range, the mid-range, and the low range sounds. Tower speakers tend to be the largest form of speakers so you can save on floor space boxing for a slimline model. Remember that a floor-standing speaker with multiple drivers can deliver a really full-sounding, highly satisfying music experience without taking up much space.
In another case when you want to beef up the sound of your Home theatre for watching movies and perhaps occasional music listening with your families, bookshelf speakers may be a great choice....