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Wireless outdoor speakers are speakers that have a built-in receiver or some other receiver that is connected to the speaker. This receiver takes the place of wires and allows for easier installation and movement. Wireless outdoor speakers also may have other features, such as facades and weather resistant materials.
The speakers are especially impressive for those who do a lot of outdoor entertaining. In most cases, guests may expect a portable sound system, but few will be expecting a fully operational sound system outside. The sound can further be enhanced by omni-directional speakers, which project the sound in all directions, for those who want to cover the entire area.
The most common place for wireless outdoor speakers may be a patio, where there is still some protection from the elements but likely not enough to fully protect indoor speakers. Also, wireless outdoor speakers work well on patios where there may not be any place to conceal wires. In patios detached from the house, running wires for patio speakers can be even a more difficult task.
Wireless outdoor speakers have two main power sources. Batteries are often the first choice. However, the speakers can drain batteries quickly if they are put to frequent use. Some speakers also will come with the option of a power supply. This may not be a convenient choice for outdoor speakers, but does offer another option if they are to be used frequently.
One of the more unique features of wireless outdoor speakers is how they are often to made to look like natural surroundings, most commonly rocks. These rock speakers are commonly made in a variety of colors, shapes and sizes to fit with a number of different landscapes. Some companies even offer custom colors for those who want a perfect match.
One of the biggest considerations when purchasing any speakers, but especially wireless outdoor speakers, is the quality. Choosing an inexpensive set of speakers could lead to inferior sound quality. This is an especially important consideration with wireless speakers as it is not only the reproduction of sound that is critical, but the transmission of that sound as well.
There are many options for outdoor wireless speakers. They can be bought in singles, pairs and multiple speaker sets. Prices range from $50 US Dollars for starter models to $1,000 USD or more for higher end sets. It is also possible to purchase woofers and subwoofers capable of receiving transmissions.