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Wireless music system club!

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HEOS, SONOS, EXOS, YAMAHA, UE BOOM, BOSE... Whatever!

Sound off about your wireless music system here and discuss what's best and what sucks!

I currently have the following:
1 Denon HEOS HOMECINEMA soundbar
1 Denon HEOS 1 with GOPACK
2 Aiwa EXOS9s linked for bigger sound and one is connected to my FIIO E7K DAC to my main workstation
1 YAMAHA YAS108 bluetooth soundbar in the media room
1 UE BOOM 3 Just got it as of 11:24am 12.11.19

I also had the SONOS PLAYBAR as a review unit. Wasn't near as good sound quality wise as the HEOS HC.

Sucks how HEOS is finicky AF with connectivity. The sound is far superior than sonos. Sonos play bar was grindy for any electronica music.

Yamaha has been smooth and sounds better than the sonos was and the sonos is 800 vs the 190 for the YAS108.

Aiwa EXOS have been very nice.

Loving the UE boom so far. One gripe is the aggressive power management when bluetooth is idle. Other than that it's been awesome.
 
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How has it been for you?
 
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How has it been for you?
Sound quality is excellent to my ears for a bluetooth speaker but I had one for a year and after that the battery would die in an hour.
The shop where I bought it sent me a new one after returning the first one.
Battery life is about 8 hours now , which they advertise with but I use it plugged in now most of the time when possible.
 
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I don't think we can go up to "best" because it's simply not available on the wireless platform. But we certainly can talk about "good enough" for the goals and needs. If you requirements exceed 'boom box' audio, wireless should not be a consideration. The quality of any system is limited by the weakest link. A $2,500 car audio system will be limited by the $35 sound / bluetooth modules in your smartphone. Can't beat wires.

Of course, discussion will be different depending on budget range. My nephew sold all his audio equipment when he got married and bought a house. he settled on Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 DTS:X Soundbar
 

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Virtually all my home audio is wired, but I do have this laying around:
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For travel... Logitech Mini Boombox. Sound is great for such a small package and the batteries seem to last forever.

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I use my Samsung HW-MS650 for wireless BT music

This reminds me
Years ago i bought a "A Lead TEX HDM2 BT Transmitter"
I paid like $100 for it. If anyone wants it just pay the priority shipping and its yours
Lower 48 only I think its like $10 for a small flat rate

It works well, I could walk down the street and still get reception
 
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Got a pair of these, which are surprisingly good. And no, I didn't pay $500 for them.
 
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I also have that same bt adapter as well.
Are you using them? I did have them plugged into my Klipsch Pro Audio, but it only has one input. Nice little unit, it's cool too that you can output from either a 1/4" jack or RCA.
 
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I used them to add bluetooth to the HEOS soundbar since I have the early version w/o bluetooth built in. Not currently using it tho.
 
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