Un­rav­el­ling the Speaker lex­i­con

PCQuest - - CONTENTS - – Nidhi Markan­day, Di­rec­tor & Busi­ness Head, In­tex Tech­nolo­gies

Speak­ers and mu­sic have be­come an in­dis­pens­able part of our life. Spend­ing on a qual­ity set up can prove to be a great in­vest­ment as they are quite long-last­ing. How­ever, the mar­ket is flooded with dif­fer­ent kinds of set­ups and it can prove to be a dif­fi­cult task to choose a par­tic­u­lar kind! Find some in­sights be­low on how to choose suit­able speak­ers for your space.

DJ speak­ers

Th­ese pro­fes­sional sets gen­er­ally have a range of fea­tures that are not found in gen­eral con­sumer sys­tems. They are high pow­ered and used for a higher sound im­pact for larger au­di­ences. They are typ­i­cally used in large-scale events, wed­dings, etc. DJ speak­ers can be ac­tive or pas­sive. Pas­sive ones re­quire an am­pli­fier whereas ac­tive ones are an all in one so­lu­tion. They are also avail­able for a lower price in the mar­ket as com­pared to ac­tive ones.

Tower speak­ers

Th­ese are pop­u­lar not only for their sound qual­ity but also for their portability. They are floor mounted which can be moved around eas­ily. They gen­er­ally have a higher out­put qual­ity than other kinds and can com­ple­ment your home the­atre sys­tem beau­ti­fully.

Blue­tooth speak­ers

This kind is a bet­ter fit for per­sonal use. If you are look­ing for por­ta­ble sys­tems with di­verse ap­pli­ca­tions, then Blue­tooth en­abled sys­tems are your best bet. They can be con­nected to your phone or other au­dio de­vices and are pretty handy too!

Com­puter speak­ers

If you are a lap­top/PC geek, you can opt for com­puter speak­ers to am­plify the sound of your sys­tem. Many com­put­ers have low- qual­ity sound out­puts, which can also go miss­ing in the case of cer­tain desk­tops. PC speak­ers can act as a ne­ces­sity in such a sce­nario. They are gen­er­ally not very steeply-priced, so opt­ing for the ones with the high­est sound qual­ity can turn out to be a great in­vest­ment.

Home speak­ers

Th­ese power-packed set­ups are for the true mu­sic geeks. They can truly am­plify the sound of your tele­vi­sions and pro­vide a the­ater ex­pe­ri­ence at home. A good qual­ity home sys­tem can breathe life into your movies. Most of them come with mul­ti­ple sub-woofers which can be placed in dif­fer­ent cor­ners of the house to add on to bass re­sponse across the length of the room.

We hope that we have made your de­ci­sion eas­ier. So it’s your time to go and give your home the mu­si­cal touch you need. And as it is said, “Mu­sic is a piece of art that goes from the ears straight to the heart”.

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