54points

Gear4 HouseParty Rise

87points

JBL Link 20

Gear4 HouseParty Rise
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Gear4 HouseParty Rise vs JBL Link 20

Gear4 HouseParty Rise
JBL Link 20
Gear4 HouseParty Rise
JBL Link 20

Why is Gear4 HouseParty Rise better than JBL Link 20?

  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has an AUX input
  • Can be controlled remotely
  • Has a radio
  • Has a cradle with 30-pin dock connector

Why is JBL Link 20 better than Gear4 HouseParty Rise?

  • 85Hz lower low-frequency
    65Hzvs150Hz
  • 73.31% less body volume
    1816.29cm³vs6804cm³
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • 150mm shorter
    210mmvs360mm
  • 2.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.2vs2.1
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • 5W more audio output power
    2 x 10Wvs3 x 5W
  • 47mm narrower
    93mmvs140mm

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Design

1.control panel placed on a device
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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.

2.drivers count

3

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

3.volume

6804cm³

1816.29cm³

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

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

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

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

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Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
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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
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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.audio output power

3 x 5W

2 x 10W

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.

Best

Devialet Silver Phantom Gold

2 x 2250W

4.lowest frequency

150Hz

65Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Samsung WAM750

8Hz

5.has a subwoofer
Gear4 HouseParty Rise
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Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.

For example

Jarre Technologies AeroBull HD1

6.has a passive radiator
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A passive radiator looks like a normal driver (speaker) from the front, but on the backside all of its 'guts' are removed. Passive radiators allow woofers to produce deep tones that otherwise may not have been possible. They can have the same sonic output as larger speaker cabinets, but in a much smaller size.

For example

NudeAudio Move L

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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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

For example

NudeAudio Move L

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

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

5.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

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Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

2.1

4.2

Best

Bluesound Pulse 2i

5

2.Has WiFi
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The device can connect to WiFi.

3.has an AUX input
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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.

4.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
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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.

5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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JBL Link 20

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.

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

6.has a 3.5mm male connector
Gear4 HouseParty Rise
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

For example

Jarre Technologies AeroBull HD1

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Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Gear4 HouseParty Rise
JBL Link 20

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a mute function
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The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

3.has voice prompts
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This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

4.has voice commands
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You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

5.has a sleep timer
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A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

6.has a radio
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It works as an FM radio with included headsets

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