77points

Beacon Audio Blazar

63points

Sony SRS-XB30

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Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB30
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Beacon Audio Blazar vs Sony SRS-XB30

Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB30
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB30
77
points
63
points

Why is Beacon Audio Blazar better than Sony SRS-XB30?

  • 49.57% less body volume
    812.11cm³vs1610.4316199999998cm³
  • Has a subwoofer
  • Has WiFi
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be controlled remotely
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • 525g lighter
    455gvs980g
  • 136.6mm narrower
    91.5mmvs228.1mm

Why is Sony SRS-XB30 better than Beacon Audio Blazar?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Is an active speaker
  • 2.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.2vs2.1
  • Weather sealed
  • 9.5mm shorter
    82mmvs91.5mm
  • 10.9mm thinner
    86.1mmvs97mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.driver unit size

50mm

48mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

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462mm

2.drivers count

2

2

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.

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8

3.control panel placed on a device
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB30

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

4.volume

812.11cm³

1610.43cm³

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58.75cm³

5.Weather sealed
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB30

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

6.can be controlled remotely
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB30

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB30

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.is an active speaker
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB30

An amplifier is integrated into the device. An audio amplifier takes a small signal and makes it bigger without making any other changes in it which results in better sound, so any sound source can be connected to speakers.

3.Has a passive radiator
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB30

A passive radiator is a type of driver (speaker) that doesn't have a voice coil and a magnet. The sound vibrations produced by a passive radiator depend on its mass and the size of its enclosure. It is usually used in combination with a woofer to produce deep bass tones.

4.has a subwoofer
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB30

Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.

5.has a magnetic shielding
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB30

A magnetic shielding limits the coupling of a magnetic field between two devices. The purpose is to prevent magnetic fields from interfering with electrical devices and avoid distortion (of TV, monitors, hard drives etc.).

6.impedance

4 Ohms

4 Ohms

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

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3 Ohms

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB30

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.wireless charging
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB30

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

3.can be used with standard batteries
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB30

You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

For example

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Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

2.1

4.2

Best

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5

2.has an AUX input
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB30

An auxiliary input allows you to play other audio sources by connecting them through a simple audio connection like a 3.5mm jack, i.e for MP3 or portable DVD/CD player.

3.maximum Bluetooth range

12m

10m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

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91m

4.Has WiFi
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB30

The device can connect to WiFi.

5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB30

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

6.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB30

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB30

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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