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.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
Vifa Stockholm 2.0
Meridian Explorer 2
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
Audio Pro Addon C10
2 x 14W
Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.
Devialet Silver Phantom Gold
2 x 2250W
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
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.
Signal-to-noise ratio is a measure that compares the level of a desired signal (meaningful information) to the level of background noise (unwanted signal), the bigger the less perceived noise.
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
Pure Evoke D2
How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
LG Music Flow P7
The device can connect to WiFi.
Bluesound Pulse 2i
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.
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.
The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
Sol Republic Deck
802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.