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#330157 - 12/02/10 10:43 AM Re: Wireless, looks like Outlaw Audio has done it.... [Re: oldskoolboarder]
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Registered: 03/09/04
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Aren't we all forgetting that all these speakers still have to be plugged into a power source? So much for wires-free on wall surround sound installations. (I guess you could have your electrician install outlets on the walls behind the speakers - but if you're going through that trouble, why not just have him install speaker wires in the wall instead?)

Given the minor very minor convenience/aesthetic advantages, the technical trade-offs don't seem worth it.

After my troubles using my RF remote to control my system due to interference with other items, I don't have much faith in this system. After all, the speakers might work today, but what happens when you have a baby and incorporate the video monitor that happens to share the same bandwidth as your speakers?

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#330158 - 12/02/10 11:10 AM Re: Wireless, looks like Outlaw Audio has done it.... [Re: Capn_Pickard]
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#330171 - 12/02/10 02:05 PM Re: Wireless, looks like Outlaw Audio has done it.... [Re: MarkSJohnson]
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I don't have a problem with powered speakers. Nay, I prefer them. I would rather send a low-level signal across the room (via balanced cables), and have the amp(s) attached directly to the speaker.

I just don't think sending an analog signal (or the double conversion involved with digital) wirelessly is the right thing to do. What would be cool is if someone made a receiver with wireless HDMI, and sent the original digital signal via a standard protocol. Then the speakers could take the digital signal, perform some DSP magic on it for crossover and EQ work, then amp each driver directly.
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#330189 - 12/02/10 07:06 PM Re: Wireless, looks like Outlaw Audio has done it.... [Re: ClubNeon]
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If I was going to consider this it would only be for the sub.
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