77points

Beacon Audio Blazar

78points

Sony SRS-ZR7

Beacon Audio Blazar
Comparison winner
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Beacon Audio Blazar vs Sony SRS-ZR7

Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-ZR7
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-ZR7
77
points
78
points

Why is Beacon Audio Blazar better than Sony SRS-ZR7?

  • 66.19% less body volume
    812.11cm³vs2402.19cm³
  • 1.5mm shorter
    91.5mmvs93mm
  • Can be controlled remotely
  • 1.35kg lighter
    455gvs1800.8g
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • 208.5mm narrower
    91.5mmvs300mm
  • Wireless charging
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector

Why is Sony SRS-ZR7 better than Beacon Audio Blazar?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Is an active speaker
  • 2.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.2vs2.1
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
  • Has 802.11n WiFi connection
  • Is DLNA certified
  • 10.9mm thinner
    86.1mmvs97mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.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.

Best

Vifa Stockholm 2.0

8

2.driver unit size

50mm

45mm

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

Best

Sony SRS-X77

462mm

3.control panel placed on a device
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-ZR7

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

2402.19cm³

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

5.has a detachable cable
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-ZR7

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

6.can be controlled remotely
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-ZR7

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-ZR7

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-ZR7

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-ZR7

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-ZR7

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

5.has a magnetic shielding
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-ZR7

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.).

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-ZR7

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.wireless charging
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-ZR7

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-ZR7

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

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

2.1

4.2

Best

Amazon Echo Plus 2

5

2.has an AUX input
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-ZR7

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.Has WiFi
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-ZR7

The device can connect to WiFi.

4.maximum Bluetooth range

12m

10m

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

Best

Sol Republic Deck

91m

5.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-ZR7

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-ZR7

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.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-ZR7

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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