A Beginners guide to Tower speakers

Published: August 24, 2016 3:08 PM

A high quality LED TV will give the gorgeous look you want in your room and the overall quality picture you love for your favorite films, shows and sports. But every high quality TV requires an equally high quality Sound system to get the most out of the cinematic and musical experience of your entertainment system – Won’t you agree?

Tower speakers with built-in amplifier will give you easier installation and minimal wire clutter and it also takes less space. (Source: Website)Tower speakers with built-in amplifier will give you easier installation and minimal wire clutter and it also takes less space. (Source: Website)

A high quality LED TV will give the gorgeous look you want in your room and the overall quality picture you love for your favorite films, shows and sports. But every high quality TV requires an equally high quality Sound system to get the most out of the cinematic and musical experience of your entertainment system – Won’t you agree? For starters, there’s speaker size and price, but room size is also a major factor. Also, do you listen to more music than Movies? Then, no compromises should be made when choosing the Sound system.

Like different reasons, there are a lot of factors that should be considered when selecting a speaker. Well, let’s discussion precisely about “Tower Speakers”. For an audiophile, there’s nothing better than a perfect set of floor standing tower speakers to reproduce the full range of sound with quality, clarity, and smoothness.

Let’s understand them more in today’s session.

Tower speakers are great for listening to music. As all music is recorded in stereo, they are reproduced best with two channels. A tower speaker comes with two left and right channels. Each individual channel might have 2-3 drivers in them to reproduce various frequencies. This is the real indicator of speakers output and never go by the inflated PMPO output. The tower speaker should have at least 3 drivers in each channel; subwoofer for low frequency, a speaker for mid frequency range and a tweeter for high frequency range. These drivers ensure that each spectrum of the sound is reproduced perfectly.

The speakers with built-in crossovers or filter will sound better, it divides the frequency information and send to the corresponding speaker and subwoofer. Full range of frequency response will make sure that the speaker is capable of reproducing all the frequency in any audio track. Tower speakers with built-in amplifier will give you easier installation and minimal wire clutter and it also takes less space. When buying any speaker, always look for the power output in watts RMS.

Wooden cabinets generally sound better than plastic or metal, specially for low frequency.

So, look for one which is made of wood.In terms of features, you should look for speakers with bluetooth connectivity, as nowadays, most of the times we play content through our mobile devices, and also wireless solution is easy to use. You should also look for a feature like playback through pendrives and memory cards. If you listen to radio, then built-in FM radio is a must. Few tower speakers also come with microphones, these are a lot of fun in karaoke session in the house parties. To enjoy the tower speaker to the fullest, make sure they are installed properly. The tweeter should be pointed towards listeners and at the ear level.

The tower speakers should be installed on a sturdy base, so there are no vibrations. They should also be installed at least 1.5-2 ft away from any walls, specially on the bass port side. The distance between tower speaker left and right channel should be as much as the distance between the speaker and the listener, this will ensure that the sound stage is good.

We hope this guide will help you decide on a better product and get you more bang for your buck. It’s time to match top-notch picture quality with equal audio performance with Tower Speakers. Light..Camera …Sound!

Mr. Rajesh Doshi, Director of Zebronics

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