Buying a speaker is one of the best decisions you will ever make. It is a good investment, especially if you like watching movies and listening to your favorite music at home. However, before you buy, you need to read these tips on how to buy a speaker.
1. Where Are You Going ToUse Your Speakers?
There are different types of speakers, and you should know where are you going to use it. Is it for home, school, or an event? If it is for an important event, most likely, you will need a speaker that is suitable for big and wide spaces. You may add a few upgrades like subwoofers to amplify the bass capability of your speaker. You can use the speaker for:
i.Listen To Music
After setting up your speakers, you might want to try and test its features by playing some music. You can command your speaker to play a certain song by saying the song title or even singing a few lines if you forgot the title. You may also want to let it play a music playlist of a certain song genre. If you want things the usual, you can also use it like a regular Bluetooth speaker and play some favourites from your phone.
ii. Virtual Assistance
If your smart speaker has inbuild Google Assistant and do some simple web searching. It also serves as a great personal assistant since it’s really good in arranging schedules and checking your calendar. You can customize its response style depending on who’s the one using it. It can help enforce some manners into your child by activating a feature that requires them to say the magic word before it responds to them. There are also lots of options to choose from when you want to change its response voice. Activate its continued conversation feature and you can keep conversing with it and ask follow-up questions within its 8-second limit.
Aside from music and virtual assistance, these smart speakers can also be used in these situations. Broadcasting a message: you can command your speaker to announce something by playing it simultaneously on all connected speakers. Your smart speakers can be great assistants in the kitchen. You can ask them to dictate a recipe step-by-step or even play back the previous one. You can activate night mode and set some time of day wherein it will lower its volume and responsiveness automatically. You can also set up a series of responses that can be activated by specific keywords.
This wonderful range of smart speakers is a great tool to make our lives easier. Google is still continuing to develop more of its amazing features. Just sit back and watch out for the latest updates and never let your smart assistant be left out.
2. What Type Of Speaker Are You Interested In Purchasing?
It is the first question you should be asking yourself when you plan on buying a speaker. There is Bluetooth speakers, stereo wireless speakers, speaker with Google home etc. You may ask someone who is knowledgeable when it comes to speakers if you are skeptical on what type of speaker is best for your needs. Also, you can do some research online and take time familiarizing yourself with the best wireless speakers available in the market today. For the best experience you may try speakers from Naim audio brand. Their custom made woofer system can give you better experience.
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3. How Much Is Your Budget?
There are low-priced speakers that you can buy, but of course, do not expect it to give you exceptional sound quality. The best speakers usually come with a hefty price tag, and they last for a long time, especially with proper care and use. If you are willing to spend on a high-quality speaker, then you should go for it. But if you are not, it is okay. You can upgrade later on.
4. Examine The Size Of Your Room
The furnishing and size of your room may affect the sound quality of your speakers. If you have small to average-sized room, you may go with small speakers, but if you have a large room, you should get yourself some gigantic speakers.
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5. Consider The Space Availability
If you tend to have a small room, you should consider hanging your speakers on the wall to save some space. But if you have a computer desk to put your speakers, then it is okay. Just make sure that you still have space to do other things like writing.
6. Test Your Speakers
Testing your speakers before purchasing is crucial. Listen to your speakers and see if it entertains you. Get all the speakers you are interested in buying and try to compare. Do not be in a rush. Take time to think things over and ask one family member to help you with the final purchasing decision. Also, get some advice from the store staff. They are the best people to ask. And do not forget to ask for a warranty, just in case you need to replace your speaker or have it fixed.
Buying a speaker requires a lot of consideration. Make sure to do careful research first before you buy to avoid regretting and getting disappointed later on.