Powered stereo speakers are designed with in-built amplification. They are sometimes called “powered monitors” or “active speakers.” A turntable or CD player can be directly connected to powered speakers. Modern-powered speakers also have Bluetooth features, allowing users to stream music wirelessly from their mobile devices. One can queue up their favorite podcasts and playlists on powered speakers with Bluetooth in a matter of seconds.
About powered speakers
A PA speaker is a box that is often made of plastic or wood and features some drivers that transform electricity into sound waves. While some speakers need extra power, these DJ speakers have their amplification. The speaker receives a signal through a cable, amplifies it, and transmits the output through magnets that vibrate the drivers to produce sound. The speaker’s design, structure, and internal parts all have an impact on how it performs and sounds. The best ways to use a powered speaker are-
Listening to music in the bedroom
Installing a complete audio system in the bedroom may not always be possible, particularly if space limitations exist. Two small speakers can be placed on a desk or bookshelf, plugged in, and used to play music from a phone or laptop with powered Bluetooth speakers. It is the most convenient and modest speaker choice for a compact living area.
A Desk with Near-Field Music
Powered speakers are ideal for near-field (i.e., close) listening whether one has a dedicated music studio, works from home, or needs music for the office. It offers a close-up monitoring experience that’s fantastic for casual listeners and precise enough for music producers if placed between the two speakers.
Dorm and Apartment Living
Small powered speakers are the best choice for homes with limited space since receivers can be big and heavy. Without using any additional amplifiers, one can convert the TV stand into a home theater system by adding powered monitors.
Not everyone has the time or resources to create a complete PA system. But adding music systems for outdoor events to play a lively soundtrack creates the mood. The solution is a powered speaker. To start the party with a pair of powered speakers, the whole set only needs a power supply and a smartphone.
Connecting to Everything
Even if the user already owns an A/V receiver, it can be outdated and doesn’t support Bluetooth and USB. However, the latest powered speakers feature inputs for Bluetooth wireless technology, analog RCA, digital optical, USB, and turntables. Everything is literally connectable!
An amplifier is integrated into the housing of a powered speaker. There is no need to pair them up since the amplifier and speaker’s specifications are precisely matched. When it comes to sound at DJ gigs, powered speakers are the all-in-one solution. There’s no need to haul an additional amp rack upstairs and downstairs. Some powered speakers often feature a mixer. Some speakers’ back panel offers inputs and outputs for tuning different sound sources and volume levels.